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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No distance of place or lapse of time can lessen the friendship of those who are throughout persuaded of each other's worth.

Robert Southey

This thing that we call 'failure' is not the falling down, but the staying down.

Mary Pickford

To obtain a man's opinion of you, make him mad.

Oliver Wendell Holmes

To know someone here or there with whom you can feel there is understanding in spite of distances or thoughts expressed

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

I don't think anyone can DO anything that would make him worthy of love. Love is a gift and cannot be earned. It can only be given.

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For a while I thought history was something bitter old men wrote. But Jack loved history so ... for Jack history was full of heroes.

Jacqueline Lee Bouvier Kennedy Onassis »