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Haim G. Ginott Quotes
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Teachers are expected to reach unattainable goals with inadequate tools.
The miracle is that at times they accomplish this impossible task.
- Haim G. Ginott

It's okay to make mistakes.
Mistakes are our teachers - they help us to learn.
- John Bradshaw

Those who know how to think need no teachers.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

When I am able to resist the temptation to judge others,
I can see them as teachers.
- Gerald Jampolsky


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As long as any adult thinks that he,
like the parents and teachers of old,
can become introspective,
invoking his own youth to understand
the youth before him,
he is lost.
- Margaret Mead

I take every opportunity to articulate to others
the ways that they have blessed and influenced me.
I hold sweet memories of making the opportunity
to thank teachers who have influenced me.
I encourage everyone to seize opportunities
to tell people who have made a gift of knowledge or influence.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

One looks back with appreciation to the brilliant teachers,
but with gratitude to those who touched our human feelings.
The curriculum is so much necessary raw material,
but warmth is the vital element for the growing plant
and for the soul of the child.
- Carl Jung


 

It is a truth universally acknowledged that
when one part of your life starts going okay,
another falls spectacularly to pieces.
- the movie Bridget Jones Diary

Okay, so it's a matter of life and death - now are you happy?
Urgency is never a path to joy.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Okay, here's your first lesson: how to take a FALL!
- the movie Karate Kid

Everything is okay in the end.
If it's not okay, then it's not the end.
- Anonymous

If I could tell the world just one thing
it would be we're all okay,
and not to worry cause worry is wasteful
and useless in times like these.
I won't be made useless.
I won't be idle with despair,
I will gather myself around my faith.
Light does the darkness most fear.
- Jewel

The lawyer's truth is not Truth,
but consistency or a consistent expediency.
- Henry David Thoreau

A remark generally hurts in proportion to its truth.
- Will Rogers

All people know the same truth.
Our lives consist of how we chose to distort it.
- the Woody Allen movie Deconstructing Harry

Always speak the truth,
think before you speak,
and write it down afterwards.
- Lewis Carroll

My way of joking is telling the truth;
that is the funniest joke in the world.
- George Bernard Shaw

Truth is a tendency.
- R. Buckminster Fuller

Truth is stranger than fiction,
but that is because Fiction is obliged
to stick to possibilities; Truth isn't.
- Mark Twain

Tell the truth, or someone will tell it for you.
- Stephanie Klein

If you are out to describe the truth,
leave elegance to the tailor.
- Albert Einstein

Truth is beautiful, without doubt; but so are lies.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Strike an average between what a woman thinks of her husband
a month before she marries him
and what she thinks of him a year afterward,
and you will have the truth about him.
- H. L. Mencken

Man will occasionally stumble over the truth,
but most of the time he will pick himself up and continue on.
- Winston Churchill

If you tell the truth, you don't have to remember anything.
- Mark Twain

By and large, language is a tool for concealing the truth.
- George Carlin

The pure and simple truth is rarely pure and never simple.
- Oscar Wilde

If you're going to tell people the truth,
be funny or they'll kill you.
- Billy Wilder

Bad taste is simply saying the truth before it should be said.
- Mel Brooks

The rarest quality in an epitaph is truth.
- Henry David Thoreau

When a thing is funny, search it for a hidden truth.
- George Bernard Shaw PHOTO

The words of truth are always paradoxical.
- Lao Tzu PHOTO

The truth. It is a beautiful and terrible thing,
and should be treated with caution.
- J. K. Rowling

The water in a vessel is sparkling;
the water in the sea is dark.
The small truth has words which are clear;
the great truth has great silence.
- Rabindranath Tagore

Soon we'll be out amid the cold world's strife.
Soon we'll be sliding down the razor blade of life.
But as we go our sordid sep'rate ways,
We shall ne'er forget thee, thou golden college days.
Hearts full of youth,
Hearts full of truth,
Six parts gin to one part vermouth.
- Tom Lehrer - song: Bright College Days,
album: An Evening Wasted With Tom Lehrer

Use the power of your word
in the direction of truth and love.
- don Miguel Ruiz

Man is least himself when he talks in his own person.
Give him a mask, and he will tell you the truth.
- Oscar Wilde

The goal of education is the advancement of knowledge
and the dissemination of truth.
- John F. Kennedy

A man must be both stupid and uncharitable
who believes there is no virtue or truth but on his own side.
- Joseph Addison

Having a personal opinion is great.
Believing that one's personal opinion is absolute truth
leads to most of the world's troubles.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Every mind must make its choice
between truth and repose.
It cannot have both.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Intense feeling too often obscures the truth.
- Harry S. Truman

Truth is absolute, but only to one person.
My truth is absolute to me, and your truth is absolute to you.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

When you are sorrowful, look again in your heart,
and you shall see that in truth
you are weeping for that which has been your delight.
- Khalil Gibran

Our actions are constrained by fear of reprisal,
but our dreams reveal our true character.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We take refuge in pride,
because we are afraid to tell the truth to ourselves.
- Kakuzo Okakura

I am sorry to think that you do not get a man's
most effective criticism until you provoke him.
Severe truth is expressed with some bitterness.
- Henry David Thoreau

We are not afraid to follow truth
wherever it may lead,
nor to tolerate any error
so long as reason is left free to combat it.
- Thomas Jefferson

All truth passes through three stages:
First, it is ridiculed;
Second, it is violently opposed;
Third, it is accepted as self-evident.
- Arthur Schopenhauer

Begin to act from your dominion.
Declare the truth by telling yourself
that there is nothing to be afraid of,
that you no longer entertain any images of fear.
- Ernest Holmes

Doubt is the vestibule which we all must pass through
before we can enter the temple of truth.
- Osho

Knowledge of the Truth makes us free
by aligning us with that which was never bound.
- Ernest Holmes

Love is not a mere sentiment.
Love is the ultimate truth at the heart of creation.
- Rabindranath Tagore

Dispassionate objectivity is itself a passion,
for the real and for the truth.
- Abraham Maslow

Whoever is careless with the truth in small matters
cannot be trusted with important matters.
- Albert Einstein

There are two mistakes one can make along the road to truth
- not going all the way and not starting.
- The Buddha

Facts are many, but the truth is one.
- Rabindranath Tagore

Even the truth, when believed, is a lie.
You must experience the truth, not believe it.
- Werner Erhard

Truth is certainly a branch of morality
and a very important one to society.
- Thomas Jefferson

We should not pretend to understand the world
only by the intellect.
The judgment of the intellect
is only part of the truth.
- Carl Jung

Knowledge rests not upon truth alone, but upon error also.
- Carl Jung

It takes two to speak the truth:
one to speak, and another to hear.
- Henry David Thoreau

Truth is the property of no individual
but is the treasure of all men.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

I believe that it is better to tell the truth than a lie.
I believe it is better to be free than to be a slave.
And I believe it is better to know than to be ignorant.
- H.L. Mencken

All perception of truth
is the detection of an analogy;
we reason from our hands to our head.
- Henry David Thoreau

Mistakes are, after all, the foundations of truth,
and if a man does not know what a thing is,
it is at least an increase in knowledge
if he knows what it is not.
- Carl Jung

There are trivial truths and there are great truths.
The opposite of a trivial truth is plainly false.
The opposite of a great truth is also true.
- Niels Bohr

Truth is not defined by
how many people believe something.
Ask. Question. Think.
Decide - for yourself.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I am a firm believer in the people.
If given the truth, they can be depended upon
to meet any national crisis.
The great point is to bring them the real facts.
- Abraham Lincoln

He who knows nothing is closer to the truth
than he whose mind is filled with falsehoods and errors.
- Thomas Jefferson


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