Quotes by John A. Rassias

Language is a living, kicking, growing, flitting, evolving reality, and the teacher should spontaneously reflect its vibrant and protean qualities.

John A. Rassias

Language study is a route to maturity. Indeed, in language study as in life, if a person is the same today as he was yesterday, it would be an act of mercy to pronounce him dead and to place him in a coffin, rather than in a classroom.

John A. Rassias

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Character is higher than intellect... A great soul will be strong to live, as well as to think.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

If I have a thousand ideas and only one turns out to be good, I am satisfied.

Alfred Bernhard Nobel

By three methods we may learn wisdom: First, by reflection, which is noblest; Second, by imitation, which is easiest; and third by experience, which is the bitterest.

Confucius

I too shall lie in the dust when I am dead, but now let me win noble renown.

Homer

When the going gets weird, The weird turn pro.

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When it is not necessary to make a decision, it is necessary not to make a decision.

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Without accepting the fact that everything changes, we cannot find perfect composure. But unfortunately, although it is true, it is difficult for us to accept it. Because we cannot accept the truth of transience, we suffer.

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