Teaching Quotes

  • This journey has always been about reaching your own other shore no matter what it is, and that dream continues.
  • The machine has had a pernicious effect upon virtue, pity, and love, and young men used to machines which induce inertia, and fear, are near impotent.
  • The only meal I have is dinner.
  • If the word 'No' was removed from the English language, Ian Paisley would be speechless.
  • I liked the idea of being a photographer, just that you take this one picture of this one thing that'll never happen again - it's a bit weird when you think about it.
  • Now when you hates you shrinks up inside and gets littler and you squeezes your heart tight and you stays so mad with peoples you feels sick all the time like you needs the doctor.
  • The first rule in opera is the first rule in life: see to everything yourself.
  • He who would tell divers tales must know how to vary the tune.
  • This discovery convinced me of the power of crystallography and led me to continue in this field.
  • Anyone who has spent any time in space will love it for the rest of their lives. I achieved my childhood dream of the sky.
  • But I think people see 'Wallace and Gromit' as something akin to an elderly couple. These two know each other so well. Nothing can split them apart.
  • It's so clear cut with a comedian - you have that reflex action, whereby you laugh or you don't. And so you either love us or you simply cannot see why people are laughing.
  • When I was little, my dad told me about Anandpur Sahib and the court of Guru Gobind Singh. That we came from a tradition of poets, warriors and artists who created when it was illegal to create... we're groomed to be reckless in the defense of what we feel is right.
  • I always wanted to do something creative, but as much as I'm creative, it's in a really hard-core, right-brained way. For me, painting doesn't do it for me. There's no constraint.
  • There's a special joy you get having a show on the air that people are interested in and wanting to know what happens next. You really want to enjoy that while you have it.
  • What I try to impart to a musician is to really try to practice the instrument in a really sincere way. Learn as much about music as you possibly can. Learn composition. Study to try to create compositions of your own and put your own personal touch on your music.
  • If the withdrawal from Gaza goes badly, obviously, that will set us back.
  • Usually I am on a work for a long stretch, until a moment arrives when the air of the arbitrary vanishes, and the paint falls into positions that feel destined.
  • Civilization is the distance man has placed between himself and his excreta.
  • Informed consent is required for every invasive medical procedure, from getting your ears pierced to having an abortion.
  • I have learned as a journalist that if you look long enough and hard enough and carefully enough, most truths are discoverable.
  • I'll write a character with a certain actor in mind, but then once I start casting, I have to forget about who I pictured.
  • I've never seen 'Evil Dead 2.' Sorry about that. I'm sorry to the world.
  • I feel lucky. I feel blessed. If you get blessed with some ability, I think you have to work hard at it. Michael Jordan was a great basketball player, but he wasn't the best shooter, even though he had the skill, and he had to work and work at it.
  • I've seen Thompson before, as I keep my eye on everyone in the division, as I might one day fight them.
  • I love all the different ways that New Yorkers show their individuality through what they choose to wear.
  • But I guess the lesson is this: If you don't have confidence in yourself and think that you are worth hiring, or whatever it is, you can't expect anyone else to.
  • I still love records, and I've been fortunate that my parents bought me a record player so I didn't just have my vinyls to stare at!
  • Positive culture comes from being mindful, and respecting your coworkers, and being empathetic.
  • I felt that the biological clock was some myth to keep me from doing what I wanted to do. And so I rebelled against it in the '90s. I thought it was a backlasher, some sort of faulty data. But it's real. I'm glad I woke up before my body was just like 'uh-uh.'
  • The first album was 99 percent hard core to show you I was the best rhymer in the world.
  • I am a mix of both old classic romance and modern. I think it is up to what suits the two people in love best!
  • Since 2005, I have not spent much time with my family. In fact I have spent more time at the Taj Landsend in Mumbai. It was my 100th visit recently, which means I have spent more than 400 days in that hotel, and that is a lot more than I have spent with my family.
  • Now our job, our duty, our responsibility to ensure the safety and security of our citizens cannot be complete unless we guarantee health care security for our citizens.
  • Deep down, I know that I am a child of God who has inherited divine capacities; some of them I strive to develop, others are left languishing. I also have a human side. I lose my temper, lose patience and sometimes judge others and myself.
  • Choose your corner, pick away at it carefully, intensely and to the best of your ability and that way you might change the world.
  • Being a mum has made me a lot more responsible, it's not just me anymore. But it's also brought me the most joy ever!
  • When I think about myself as a teenager going to festivals, you look to the main stage as the main entertainment of the night.
  • I love sitting down and talking to people. CNBC gave me a chance to do it in a way that I liked. They gave me a chance to also develop the skills to learn from my mistakes.
  • I think my characters with my fingers, I think my characters with my guts. But when I say I think them, that is what I do, I feel them with the sympathetic neurons and I work out with my brain what it is that I am trying to write about, or I can't do it.
  • While teaching, I also worked undercover in the lower courts by saying I was a young law teacher wanting experience in criminal law. The judges were happy to assist me but what I learned was how corrupt the lower courts were. Judges were accepting money right in the courtroom.
  • While teaching a course on global development at Uppsala University in Sweden, I realized our students didn't have a fact-based worldview. They talked about 'we' and 'them.' They thought there were two groups of countries: the Western world, with small families and long lives, and the Third World, with large families and short lives.
  • There's a great social component to being a writer, to being an artist.
  • I never planned to be a professional artist - I just want to be a sustainable artist. I guess they're the same thing if you look at them from a different angle.
  • If I produce a 450-pound Bengal tiger, it's going to create a lot more wonder than if I produce a rabbit.
  • I don't like gratuitous violence. I don't like the 'Saw' movies. I don't like the 'Hostel' movies. I don't like anything that is violence for violence's sake.
  • I was studying to be a dental hygienist and working as a dental assistant. I met a photographer and decided to put my job on hold for just a summer to begin modeling.
  • I am thrice homeless, as a native of Bohemia in Austria, as an Austrian among Germans, and as a Jew throughout the world. Everywhere an intruder, never welcomed.