RETIREMENT SPEECH QUOTES
There are two ways of spreading light: to be the candle or the mirror that reflects it.
Vision is the art of seeing things invisible.
Never engage in a battle of wits with an unarmed person.
There is a path from the eye to the heart that does not go through the intellect.
Train up a child in the way he should go and when he is old, he will not depart from it.
--Bible, Proverbs 22:6
A teacher is one who makes two ideas grow where only one grew before.
The best teacher lodges an intent not in the mind but in the heart.
For every person wishing to teach, there are 30 wishing not to be taught.
--W.C. Sellar and R.J. Yeatman
A teacher should have maximal authority and minimal power.
-- Thomas S. Szasz
A professor is one who talks in someone else’s sleep.
One of the main truths of all education is that if the young are not always right, the old are always wrong.
-- R.H. Tawney
The splendid thing about education is that everyone wants it. Like influenza, you can give it away without losing any of it yourself.
A wise man sees as much as he ought, not as much as he can.
No mind is thoroughly well organized that is deficient in a sense of humor.
--Samuel Taylor Coleridge
What was hard to endure is sweet to recall.
I am not young enough to know everything.
The art of being wise is the art of knowing what to overlook.
Our minds are lazier than our bodies.
--Francoise Duc de La Rochefoucould
Some people do not become deep thinkers simply because their memories are too good.
--Frederich Wilhelm Nietzsche
There are two sides to every question: my side and the wrong side.
Nothing is more terrible than...