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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If you want to be respected, you must respect yourself.

Danish proverb

Don't lay any certain plans for the future it is like planting toads and expecting to raise toadstools.

John Billings

The first condition of immortality is death.

Stanislaw Lec

We trained very hard, but it seemed that every time we were beginning to form into teams we would be reorganised. I was to learn later in life that we tend to meet any new situation by reorganising, and a wonderful method it can be for creating the illusion of progress, while producing confusion, inefficiency and demoralisation.

Gaius Petronius

What is genius, anyway, if it isn't the ability to give an adequate response to a great challenge

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Men are equal it is not birth but virtue that makes the difference.

Voltaire »