“We are what we repeatedly do.
Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit”
“Pleasure in the job
puts perfection in the work.”
“Study nature, love nature,
stay close to nature.
It will never fail you.”
~ Frank Lloyd Wright
not the searching after, but the running from it!”
“Live now. Make now always the most precious time.
Now will never come again”.
~Captain Jean-Luc Picard, U.S.S. Enterprise~
“We cannot solve our problems
with the same thinking we used when we created them.”
~ Albert Einstein
“Life is easier than you’d think;
all that is necessary is
to accept the impossible,
do without the indispensable,
and bear the intolerable.”
~ Kathleen Norris
“All cruelty springs from weakness. Find strenght.”
“When it’s all over,
it’s not who you were.
It’s whether you made a difference.”
~ Bob Dole
“The first to apologize is the bravest,
the first to forgive is the strongest,
and the first to forget is the happiest.”
~ Unknown Author
“There is nothing noble
in being superior to your fellow man;
is being superior to your former self.”
~ Ernest Hemingway
“Always show more kindness
than you think is necessary
because the receiver
needs it more than you know.”
~ Arthur Caliandro
“Freedom is the last, best hope of earth.”
“Knowing others is intelligence; knowing yourself is true wisdom. Mastering others is strength; mastering yourself is true power.”
“It is neither wealth nor splendor, but tranquility and occupation, which give happiness.”
~ Thomas Jefferson
“Knowing others is wisdom, knowing yourself is enlightenment.”
”In three words I can sum up everything I’ve learned about life: it goes on.”
“One ought, every day at least, to hear a little song, read a good poem, see a fine picture and, if it were possible, speak a few reasonable words.”
– Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
A society that does not correctly interpret and appreciate its past cannot understand its present fortunes and adversities and can be caught unawares in a fast changing world.
– Ibrahim Babangida
“Our greatest glory
is not in never falling,
but in getting up every time we do. “
The question itself can be answered depending on your point of view in life, or depending on your mental state. It is not clear from it when and why we need to be taking the risks… so let’s get into more details.
For fact, it does not matter if you are a teacher, a banker or considering to take an online degree pilot, if you want to be the best and get ahead, you will need to take risks.
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When I was growing up, there was nothing better than bringing home a report card
with good grades
on it. I wasn’t a straight A student, but I got my share of A’s and B’s very few C’s. I guess I was what you call an excellent average student.
My parents were always checking my report card and questioned any low grades and encouraged me to do better when they felt that I was not working up to my abilities.
Since my education time up to today, good grades are still the benchmark we use to determine if a student is going to be promoted or retained. The higher achieving students
, who are in high school
usually strive for good grades in rigorous courses, because they know that their class ranking among other things will determine the type of college that they will be admitted to.
Good grades are something what everyone wants
, and for some reason, they are just about what everyone gets.
Continue reading “Good grades are ok – but, Mastery is better!”
Most of the parents complain that their child does not concentrate on his/her academic pursuits, whiling away the time, and playing with toys. For such parents, as well as for all others, educational toys have come like a breath of fresh air and a ray of hope.
As the name itself suggest, the purpose of the educational toys, is to educate. They make learning fun, and helped many children to grasp the basics of various subjects. Many teachers and education experts have started prescribing the use of educational toys to increase the intellectual ability of the child.
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With the advent of information technology, more and more people are getting the full benefits from e-learning. Ones who were not able to finish their college courses due to some unavoidable circumstances can now get their college degree without having to resign or give up their current job. Distance learning is the better way of acquiring college and even doctorate degrees without having to attend formal schooling.
People get through the subjects needed to get a degree that they want, by getting the learning materials through mail or through electronic methods. Fully completing a distance e-learning program, however, is not that easy and requires the same determination and persistance, as with any schooling program.
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