Useful sayings for the classroom

The mind is like a parachute... it works much better if its open
Unknown
A messy desk is only a sign of a messy desk.
Unknown
The illiterate of the 21st century will not be those who cannot read and write, but those who cannot learn, unlearn, and relearn
Alvin Toffler
Whatever the cost of our libraries, the price is cheap compared to that of an ignorant nation
Walter Cronkite
Ancora Imparo, ‘I am still learning
Michelangelo
Read, it's hard to think on an empty brain
Liz Smith
We can't solve problems by using the same kind of thinking we used when we created them
Albert Einstein
If we teach today's students as we taught yesterday's, we rob them of tomorrow
John Dewey
Confidence is the hinge on the door to success.
Mary O'Hare Dumas
If opportunity doesn't knock, build a door
Milton Berle
It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.
Unknown
I must say that I find television very educational. The minute somebody turns it on, I go to the library and read a book
Groucho Marx
A library is thought in cold storage
Herbert Samuel
Reading is seeing by proxy
Herbert Spencer
The answers are there, you just need to know where to look.
Unknown
The illiterate of the 21st century will not be those who cannot read and write, but those who cannot learn, unlearn, and relearn
Alvin Toffler
Nah, he's like Super Librarian. People forget, Willow, that knowledge is the ultimate weapon
Buffy the Vampire Slayer
The free access to information is not a privilege, but a necessity for any free society
Edward Asner
Yesterday is not ours to recover, but tomorrow is ours to win or lose
Lyndon B. Johnson
Try to take one day at a time, or several days may attack at once.
Unknown
My mind contains many good ideas, but it is not always easy to squeeze one out.
Unknown
When having a smackerel of something with a friend, don't eat so much that you get stuck in the doorway trying to get out
Winnie the Pooh
It's a dangerous business going out your front door
J.R.R. Tolkien, The Fellowship of the Ring
Good manners will open doors that the best education cannot
Clarence Thomas
When one door of happiness closes, another opens; but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one which has been opened for us
Helen Keller
Open arms to change, but don’t lose your values.
Unknown
Be gentle with the Earth.
Unknown
Share your knowledge. It’s a way to achieve immortality.
Unknown
Knowledge is free at the library. Just bring your own container.
Unknown
You can be the architect of change or the tenant of its results.
Unknown
Teachers open the door. You enter by yourself
Chinese Proverb
There are no failures, only unexpected outcomes.
Unknown
My guess is about 300 years until computers are as good as, say, your local reference library in doing search
Craig Silverstein, Google Executive
Some books are to be tasted, others to be swallowed, and some few are to be chewed and digested
Francis Bacon
When you have mastered numbers, you will in fact no longer be reading numbers, any more than you read words when reading books. You will be reading meanings
Harold S. Geneen
He who has a garden and a library, wants for nothing
Cicero
The Internet may be the world's greatest library, but let's face it - all the books are scattered on the floor
D.C. Denison