When I was a congressman
When I was a congressman, I had occasion to talk to this group of students who were taking their seat. There were about 80 of them and I asked them, ‘How many of you will be serving in the country once you graduate?’ And, out of the 80, there were two that raised their hands. The rest were thinking of leaving.
– Benigno Aquino III
- My attitude toward graduate students was different, I must say. I used graduate students as colleagues: I gave them the best problems to work on, and I encouraged them. – Frank Press
- “I have two hands, so when I’m networking and I meet two new people, is it OK to shake both their hands at once? Or would it be more appropriate to organize a group hug?” – Jarod Kintz
- If you are giving a graduate course you don’t try to impress the students with oratory, you try to challenge them, get them to question you. – Noam Chomsky
- If American schooling is inadequate now, just imagine how much more obsolete it will be when today’s kindergarten students graduate from high school in just 12 years. – Janet Napolitano
- I grew up, as I joke around, in the ‘People’s Republic of Charlestown’ in the city of Boston. And I was blessed to be raised right there on Monument Square in Charlestown, and every morning I’d hop on the bus and go on a 45-minute ride out to the suburbs in Brooklyn for elementary school.
- When my wrestlers got their hands raised, I jumped for joy. – Dan Gable
- Leaders in China and India realize that science and technology lead to success and wealth. But many countries in the West graduate students into the unemployment line by teaching skills that were necessary to live in 1950. – Michio Kaku
- Well, I do feel that I carry the responsibility of representing my country wherever I am, and this responsibility came with the success that I had in last couple of years, not just myself but the whole group of tennis players that comes from Serbia. And athletes in general are, in this moment, the biggest
- “Patriots always talk of dying for their country but never of killing for their country.” – Bertrand Russell
- Patriots always talk of dying for their country but never of killing for their country. – Bertrand Russell