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Letter "S" » Students
«Students now arrive at the university ignorant and cynical about our political heritage, lacking the wherewithal to be either inspired by it or seriously critical of it»
Author: Allan Bloom
, arrive at
, the University
«It is important that students bring a certain rafamuffin, barefoot, irreverence to their studies; they are not here to worship what is known, but to question it»
«Don't try to fix the students, fix ourselves first. The good teacher makes the poor student good and the good student superior. When our students fail, we, as teachers, too, have failed.»
«Responsibility for learning belongs to the student, regardless of age»
«Students must have initiative; they should not be mere imitators. They must learn to think and act for themselves--and be free.»
«Students today are a pretty solemn lot. One of the really notable achievements of the twentieth century has been to make the young old before their time.»
«A student never forgets an encouraging private word, when it is given with sincere respect and admiration.»
«If you tell folks you're a college student, folks are so impressed. You can be a student in anything and not have to know anything. Just say toxicology or marine biokinesis, and the person you're talking to will change the subject to himself. If this doesn't work, mention the neural synapses of embryonic pigeons.»
Author: Chuck Palahniuk
, subject to
, talking to
«I also believe that academic freedom should protect the right of a professor or student to advocate Marxism, socialism, communism, or any other minority viewpoint-no matter how distasteful to the majority, provided...»
Author: Richard M. Nixon
Teachers and teaching
, academic freedom
«No student knows his subject: the most he knows is where and how to find out the things he does not know»