In all probability you will have some quotes preferred from books, films, written by philosophers, or famous authors. Their messages contained in few beautiful words captivate us. Such a collection have I that I would like to share some of them with you, although to be honest I must say that I have lost the author of some of them. Whereas they are in Spanish I will try to translate them into English, nonetheless some quotes I have were written in English.
The subject materials I teach at University are full of quotes; even some poems are added to some didactic units. Students usually don?t comment anything about them, I am not sure if they like them, if they invite student to think over, or if they justify why students consider me a weird teacher. I don?t really care, it is my personal touch.
I could have these quotes group together if I had found criteria to do this; as it is not the case, some of them will be listed below, starting with the one I use to open the course:
?A journey of thousand miles must begin with a single step?
?We cannot control the wind, but we can direct the sail?
?Never try to teach a pig to sing. It wastes your time and annoys the pig? Mark Twain
?I much prefer the sharpest criticism of a single intelligent man to the thoughtless approval of masses? Johannes Kepler.
?Errors, like straws, upon the surface flow; he, who would search for pearls, must dive below? John Dryden
?There is no tree that the wind has not shaken?
?God made the world round so we would never be able to see too far down the road? Out of Africa
?When God wants to punish you, He answers your prayers? Out of Africa
?When you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change? Wayne Dyer
?People will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel?
So, to end up this list the best one could be:
?I had enough, so I said when? Film: Regarding Henry
If I had to pick just one of the list above, this would be the one by Wyne Dyer (I am ?fan of him). Sure as I am you have your favourite quotes, do you mind to share some of them with us?
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