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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All growth is a leap in the dark, a spontaneous unpremeditated act without the benefit of experience.

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Unless you know what you want, you can't ask for it.

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Sometimes the beauty of the world is so overwhelming, I just want to throw back my head and gargle. Just gargle and gargle, and I don't care who hears me, because I am beautiful.

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All children are essentially criminal.

Denis Diderot

No opera plot can be sensible, for people do not sing when they are feeling sensible.

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The illiterate of the 21st century will not be those who cannot read and write, but those who cannot learn, unlearn, and relearn.

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Do not fear death so much but rather the inadequate life.

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