Experience

 

“I hear, and I forget. I see, and I remember. I do, and I understand.” ~~ Chinese Proverb

Filed under: Chinese Proverbs,  Experience,  Learning,  Teaching
 

“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity, it was the season of Light, it was the season of Darkness, it was the spring of hope, it was the winter of despair, we had everything before us, we had nothing before us, we were all going direct to heaven, we were all going direct the other way – in short, the period was so far like the present period, that some of its noisiest authorities insisted on its being received, for good or for evil, in the superlative degree of comparison only.” ~~ Charles Dickens, “The Tale of Two Cities”


Filed under: Belief,  Charles Dickens,  Experience,  Truth
 

“Education is hanging around until you’ve caught on.” ~~ Robert Frost

Filed under: Determination,  Education,  Experience,  Goals,  Robert Frost
 

“It is in our idleness, in our dreams, that the submerged truth sometimes comes to the top.” ~~ Virginia Woolf


Filed under: Dreams,  Experience,  Truth,  Virginia Woolf
 

“A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds.” ~~ Sir. Francis Bacon

Filed under: Attitude,  Experience,  Sir Francis Bacon,  Wisdom
 

“You are today where your thoughts have brought you; you will be tomorrow where your
thoughts take you.” ~~   James Allen


Filed under: Attitude,  Change,  Character,  Choices,  Determination,  Experience,  James Allen
 

“Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.” ~~ Benjamin Franklin

Filed under: Benjamin Franklin,  Experience,  Learning,  Teaching
 

“I didn’t fail 1000 times. The light bulb was an invention with 1000 steps.” ~~ Thomas Edison

 

“When I was young I observed that nine out of every ten things I did were failures, so I did ten times more work” ~~ George Bernard Shaw

 

“You can get through anything if you stay put in today.” ~~ Regina Brett