An education was a bit like a communicable sexual disease. It made you unsuitable for a lot of jobs and then you had the urge to pass it on.Terry Pratchett, Hogfather
Real stupidity beats artificial intelligence every time.Terry Pratchett, Hogfather
Forgiveness means letting go of the past.Gerald Jampolsky
When we talk about understanding, surely it takes place only when the mind listens completely-- the mind being your heart, your nerves, your ears- when you give your whole attention to it.J. Krishnamutri
Never advise anyone to go to war or to marry.Spanish Proverb
Have a heart that never hardens, and a temper that never tries, and a touch that never hurts.Charles Dickens
The term "learning disability" has appeal because it implies a specific neurological condition for which no one can be held particularly responsible, and yet it escapes the stigma of mental retardation. There is no implication of neglect, emotional disturbance, or improper training or education, nor does it imply a lack of motivation on the part of the child. For these cosmetic reasons, it is a rather nice term to have around.
The task of the leader is to get his people from where they are to where they have not been.