American Educator Quotes

890 American Educator quotes:

"If at first you don't succeed, find out if the loser gets anything."
"The great city can teach something that no university by itself can altogether impart: a vivid sense of the largeness of human brotherhood, a vivid sense of man's increasing obligation to man; a vivid sense of our absolute dependence on one another."
"On this day, so full for Americans of thoughts connected with their National Independence, we may not forget that Americans have yet other grounds for gratitude to the people of the Netherlands."
"Women who seek to be equal with men lack ambition."
"Doing nothing for others is the undoing of ourselves."
"When a child can be brought to tears, and not from fear of punishment, but from repentance he needs no chastisement. When the tears begin to flow from the grief of their conduct you can be sure there is an angel nestling in their heart."
"Be ashamed to die until you have won some victory for humanity."
"Jails and prisons are the complement of schools; so many less as you have of the latter, so many more must you have of the former."
"Every addition to true knowledge is an addition to human power."
"Manners easily and rapidly mature into morals."
"Seek not greatness, but seek truth and you will find both."
"Evil and good are God's right hand and left."
"Forty years later, people still swear they can hear his offstage scream."
"I will permit no man to narrow and degrade my soul by making me hate him."
"Scientific truth is marvelous, but moral truth is divine and whoever breathes its air and walks by its light has found the lost paradise."
"I shall allow no man to belittle my soul by making me hate him."
"One man cannot hold another man down in the ditch without remaining down in the ditch with him."
"No greater injury can be done to any youth than to let him feel that because he belongs to this or that race he will be advanced in life regardless of his own merits or efforts."
"If you can't read, it's going to be hard to realize dreams."
"To hold a man down, you have to stay down with him."

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