Make it happen


“Skepticism: the mark and even the pose of the educated mind.” – John Dewey 

“If you have a garden and a library, you have everything you need.” – Cicero 

“Instruction does much, but encouragement everything.” – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

“All who have meditated on the art of governing mankind have been convinced that the fate of empires depends on the education of youth.” – Aristotle

“Apply yourself. Get all the education you can, but then, by God, do something. Don’t just stand there, make it happen.” – Lee Iacocca 

“Act as if what you do makes a difference. It does.” – William James

“Believe in yourself! Have faith in your abilities! Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy.” – Norman Vincent Peale

“You never really learn much from hearing yourself talk.” – George Clooney

“One of the reasons people stop learning is that they become less and less willing to risk failure.” – John W. Gardner 

“People who switch between tasks tend to lose time and have problems staying on task.” – Kendra Cherry

“Neither comprehension nor learning can take place in an atmosphere of anxiety.” – Rose Kennedy

“If you want to improve, be content to be thought foolish and stupid.” – Epictetus

“Every act of conscious learning requires the willingness to suffer an injury to one’s self-esteem. That is why young children, before they are aware of their own self-importance, learn so easily.” – Thomas Szasz

“All are agreed, that the increase of learning and good morals are great blessings to society.” – Joseph Lancaster

“The purpose of learning is growth, and our minds, unlike our bodies, can continue growing as we continue to live.” –  Mortimer Adler

“What I’ve come to know is that in life, it’s not always the questions we ask, but rather our ability to hear the answers that truly enriches our understanding. Never, never stop learning.” – Lester Holt

“If we learn not humility, we learn nothing.” – John Jewel 

“You should put time into learning your craft. It seems like people want success so quickly, way before they’re ready.” – Lucinda Williams

“The only thing that mattered was what you were to do in life, and it wasn’t about money. It was about teaching, or learning.” – Maya Lin

“All the learning in the world cannot replace instinct.” – Robert Ley

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