John W. Gardner Quotes and Quotations
Art gropes, it stalks like a hunter lost in the woods, listening to itself and to everything around it, unsure of itself, waiting to pounce.
John Milton called his school, Christ College, 'a stony-hearted stepmother'. The ultimate goal of the educational system is to shift to the individual the burden of pursuing his education.
History never looks like history when you are living through it. It always looks confusing and messy, and it always feels uncomfortable.
If one defines the term 'dropout' to mean a person who has given up serious effort to meet his responsibilities, then every business office, government agency, golf club and university faculty would yield its quota.
To sensible men, every day is a day of reckoning.
One of the reasons mature people stop learning is that they become less and less willing to risk failure.