"Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement, nothing can be done without hope and confidence." -- Helen Keller
"Once children learn how to learn, nothing is going to narrow their mind. The essence of teaching is to make learning contagious, to have one idea spark another." -- Marva Collins
"They may forget what you said but they will never forget how you made them feel." - Carol Buchner
"Much education today is monumentally ineffective. All too often we are giving young people cut flowers when we should be teaching them to grow their own plants." -- John Gardner
Bluto (Animal House): "Seven years of college down the drain."
Thornton Melon (Rodney Dangerfield in Back to School): "Good teacher. He really seems to care. About what I have no idea."