Posts Tagged: experience

The edge of reason

“I want to stand as close to the edge as I can without going over. Out on the edge you see all the kinds of things you can’t see from the center.” -Kurt Vonnegut

The edge of reason

“I want to stand as close to the edge as I can without going over. Out on the edge you see all the kinds of things you can’t see from the center.” -Kurt Vonnegut

A welcomed winter

“Thus having prepared their buds against a sure winter the wise trees stand sleeping in the cold.” -William Carlos Willams

A welcomed winter

“Thus having prepared their buds against a sure winter the wise trees stand sleeping in the cold.” -William Carlos Willams

Until you have walked a mile in their moccasins

“A proverb is no proverb to you until life has illustrated it” -John Keats

Until you have walked a mile in their moccasins

“A proverb is no proverb to you until life has illustrated it” -John Keats

Life long learner

Education is not a preparation for life; education is life itself. -John Dewey

Life long learner

Education is not a preparation for life; education is life itself. -John Dewey

Government held for ransom

“Experience hath shewn, that even under the best forms (of government) those entrusted with power have, in time, and by slow operations, perverted it into tyranny” -Thomas Jefferson

Government held for ransom

“Experience hath shewn, that even under the best forms (of government) those entrusted with power have, in time, and by slow operations, perverted it into tyranny” -Thomas Jefferson

Proverb for the 21st century

“Proverbs are short sentences drawn from long experience.” -Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra

Proverb for the 21st century

“Proverbs are short sentences drawn from long experience.” -Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra

Book smart

“How is it that little children are so intelligent and men so stupid? It must be education that does it.” -Alexandre  Dumas

Book smart

“How is it that little children are so intelligent and men so stupid? It must be education that does it.” -Alexandre  Dumas