“We wish to inculcate in our students the habit of reading”
I thought that any educator who used the world inculcate in a sentence deserved to have better teaching materials.
– Headmaster of a Nepalese school cited in Wood (2006)
Our bodies are only tents that house our spirits; colour merely a pigment of our imagination
– Spirit of a Nation: Panographs by Ken Duncan
The dictum, ‘Knowledge is power’ is only true if that knowledge is shared and put to use, knowledge that is hoarded is useless
– B.J. Perry, 1999
A Librarian is the student’s equivalent of a Sherpa – an invaluable guide
– Emerson, 2007
Problems do not go away. They must be worked through or else they remain, forever a barrier to the growth and development of the spirit
– M. Scott Peck “The Road Less Travelled”
It has never been my object to record my dreams, just realize them.
– Man Ray, O Magazine, September 2002
If you’re not regularly pushing your limits to failure, then how can you ever know how far you might go?
– Ann Snoeyenbos, in Balance in “The Librarians career guidebook” (2004, ed Shontz, P).
Hope, she discovered, could find sustenance from many different sources
– “The Spooks Stories: witches” by Joseph Delaney