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189

The learn'd, virtuous, benevolent, and the usual terms,
A man like me and never the usual terms.

Walt Whitman

A Song for Occupations

188

Workmen and Workwomen!
Were all educations practical and ornamental well display'd out of
me, what would it amount to?
Were I as the head teacher, charitable proprietor, wise statesman,
what would it amount to?
Were I to you as the boss employing and paying you, would that satisfy you?

Walt Whitman

A Song for Occupations

186

...des qu'un homme demande une methode, un explicateur, un maitre, il est esclave, il est abruti.

Joseph Jacotot

183

C'est le prix à payer. On ne peut pas vouloir le nombre et ne pas vouloir le désordre. On ne peut pas vouloir à moitié. Il faut juste mieux dormir et continuer à vouloir.

Francois Begaudeau

La Classe

182

Pourtant c'est passionnant... Organiser le chaos pour fabriquer de la puissance, c'est passionnant.

Francois Begaudeau

La Classe

179

He questioned union leadership. In my religion, that's a sin.

Joe McDermott

(Explaining why he fired me.)

175

Como se llaman los ciclones
cuando no tienen movimiento?

Pablo Neruda

174

Una es más auténtica cuando más se parece a lo que ha soñado de sí misma.

Pedro Almodovar

170

Small grass roots movements, unpopular at their inception, play a vital role in society. They provide a critical opposition to established ideas; their presence is a direct correlate of the right to free speech; a basic part of the self-regulation of a successful society, which will generate counter movements whenever things get off the track.

Christopher Alexander, Sara Ishikawa, Murray Silverstein

169

In a society which emphasizes teaching, children and students -- and adults -- become passive and unable to think or act for themselves. Creative, active individuals can only grow up in a society which emphasizes learning instead of teaching.

Christopher Alexander, Sara Ishikawa, Murray Silverstein

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