The role of the teacher remains the highest calling of a free people. To the teacher, America entrusts her most precious resource, her children; and asks that they be prepared... to face the rigors of individual participation in a democratic society.
More Quotes from Shirley Hufstedler:Security is not the meaning of my life. Great opportunities are worth the risk.
The rhythm of life is intricate but orderly, tenacious but fragile. To keep that in mind is to build the key to survival.
I empathize with those who yearn for a simpler world, for some bygone golden age of domestic and international tranquility. But for the mass of humanity it is an age that never was.
If you play it safe in life you've decided that you don't want to grow any more.
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To insure peace of mind ignore the rules and regulations.
Epidemics historically have tended to kill the very young and the very old, but AIDS is different: Those ages 20 to 40 are most affected, which means that so far over 12 million African children have been orphaned because of AIDS.
The whole concept of 'grounding' children is utterly stupid - they just go off and rebel and don't like you. When my kids eventually come along, I don't want them to not like me.