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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I have been thinking that I would make a proposition to my Republican friends... that if they will stop telling lies about the Democrats, we will stop telling the truth about them.

Adlai E. Jr. Stevenson

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I love you. I used to pity your sorrow. But now, were you sorrowless, without fear or any lack, still i would love you.

J. R. R. Tolkien, Spoken by Faramir

The Congress will push me to raise taxes, and I'll say no, and they'll push and I'll say no, and they'll push again. And all I can say to them is read my lips No New Taxes.

George Herbert Walker Bush

A university is not a service station. Neither is it a political society, nor a meeting place for political societies. With all its limitations and failures, and they are invariably many, it is the best and most benign side of our society insofar as that society aims to cherish the human mind.

Richard Hofstadter »

Practice, the master of all things.

Augustus Octavius »