The great thing about working out at a gym is that if you put in effort, you get very obvious results. The same should be true of college. A professor's job is to teach students how to see their minds growing in the same way they can see their muscles grow when they look in a mirror.
("The Last Lecture")
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Getting people to welcome feedback was the hardest thing I ever had to do as an educator.
We've placed a lot of emphasis in this country on the idea of people's rights. That's how it should be, but it makes no sense to talk about rights without also talking about responsibilities.
Not everything needs to be fixed.
It's not helpful if we spend every day dreading tomorrow ~Jai
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