It's bad enough wasting time without killing it.
("The Phantom Tollbooth")
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There are no wrong roads to anywhere.
But I find the best things I do, I do when I'm trying to avoid doing something else I'm supposed to be doing. You know, you're working on something. You get bugged, or you lose your enthusiasm or something. So you turn to something else with an absolute vengeance.
Expectations is the place you must always go to before you get to where you're going.
I think kids slowly begin to realize that what they're learning relates to other things they know. Then learning starts to get more and more exciting.
One of the problems you have when you read with kids is that once they like something they want you to read it a hundred times.
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