Wisdom

 

“His priority did not seem to be to teach them what he knew, but rather to impress upon them that nothing, not even… knowledge, was foolproof.” ~~ J. K. Rowling in “Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix”

Filed under: Character,  J. K. Rowling,  Knowledge,  Learning,  Limits,  Teaching,  Wisdom
 

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


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

“Instruction begins when you, the teacher, learn from the learner; put yourself in his place so that you may understand what he learns and the way he understands it.” ~~ Soren Kierkegaard

Filed under: Education,  Soren Kierkegaard,  Teaching,  Wisdom
 

“It is always with excitement that I wake up in the morning wondering what my intuition will toss up to me, like gifts from the sea. I work with it and rely on it. It’s my partner.” ~~ Jonas Salk


Filed under: Achievement,  Experience,  Inspiration,  Jonas Salk,  Wisdom
 

“If we can really understand the problem, the answer will come out of it, because the answer is not separate from the problem.” ~~ Jiddu Krishnamurti

 

“Don’t ever take a fence down until you know why it was put up.” ~~ Robert Frost


Filed under: Robert Frost,  Wisdom
 

“We must teach our children to dream with their eyes open.” ~~ Harry Edwards

Filed under: Children,  Dreams,  Experience,  Harry Edwards,  Wisdom
 

“What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.” ~~   Ralph Waldo Emerson

Filed under: Character,  Learning,  Ralph Waldo Emerson,  Success,  Wisdom
 

“The road to wisdom? Well, it’s plain and simple to express: Err and err again but less and less and less.” ~~ Piet Hein

Filed under: Piet Hein,  Wisdom
 

“We don’t receive wisdom; we must discover it for ourselves after a journey that no one can take us or spare us.” ~~   Marcel Proust

Filed under: Experience,  Life,  Marcel Proust,  Wisdom