If a teacher teaches you what to think, but not how to think, it is not a true education.
Respect is a sign of strength, not of weakness.
Just because I love Mister Jewls, it doesn’t mean I can’t also love you. Love is different from most things.” She picked up a piece of chalk. “If I gave my piece of chalk to someone, then I wouldn’t have it anymore. But when I give my love to someone, I end up with more love than I started with. The more love you give away, the more you have left.
She made me her everything. She didn’t realize then that when you make someone your everything, when they are gone you have nothing left. I have since learned that our Master sends us soul mates who teach us to depend on them and then we come to believe we cannot live without them. Then He takes them away to prove to us that we can indeed live without them, but also to prove that we cannot live without Him.
Shane, in case we don’t … don’t come out of this, I wanted to say…
His work was so great that it cannot be compassed in a few words. His death is one of the greatest losses ever to occur to British science.
(Describing Ernest Rutherford upon his death at age 66. Thomson, then 80 years old, was once his teacher.)
Ostwald was a great protagonist and an inspiring teacher. He had the gift of saying the right thing in the right way. When we consider the development of chemistry as a whole, Ostwald’s name like Abou ben Adhem’s leads all the rest … Ostwald was absolutely the right man in the right place. He was loved and followed by more people than any chemist of our time.
I didn’t give it much thought back then. I just wanted to get all the words straight and collect my A.
Do you remember your first real teacher? Your first real teacher is your first sorrow, your first crying!
Trying to educate the dumb with a dumb teacher is nothing but washing the dirty clothes in a dirty water!