Category Archives: Educational Quotes

Happy Teachers’ Day!

I would like to wish all Teachers (including myself), a Happy Teachers’ Day. May we continue to facilitate wonderment and awe in our students about their experiences so that they will be ready to think for themselves when the time comes. … Continue reading

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If you have done poorly at the O-Levels, …

it’s time to forget the past and move on. Remember that you cannot change the past but you can influence the future. Here’s a recent meaningful quote from American Idol finalist Danny Gokey: “No one can go back and start … Continue reading

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Quote on Motivation …

“Motivation is a fire from WITHIN. If someone else tries to light that fire UNDER  you, chances are it will burn very briefly.” – Stephen R. Covey.   _________________________________________________________ Singapore Learner provides Group Tuition, Individual Tuition, Intensive Revision, Enrichment Workshops, … Continue reading

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There’s always gonna be another mountain …

“But I gotta keep tryin’ Gotta keep my head held high There’s always gonna be another mountain I’m always gonna wanna make it move Always gonna be an uphill battle Sometimes I’m gonna have to lose Ain’t about how fast … Continue reading

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How to remember important stuff? Read this …

I found the following in a certain college handbook. I’ve read something like it before and I believe it’s based on some research work: You remember approximately 10% of what you read, 2o% of what you hear, 30% of what … Continue reading

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Quote – on Success and Dreams …..

“Success belongs to those who take action on what they believe in. Don’t just dream about doing something. Do something about that dream.” – Ilyasa (2012)

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Quote – on opportunity, hope and belief ….

“Given a proper environment with tender, loving care and a good dose of discipline, a single seed can blossom into beautiful roses. All children can be educated if given a chance and the belief.” (Frances Ess, a teacher, in TODAY, … Continue reading

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Quote – On Success and Responsibility ….

“You’ll always rise in life to the level of responsibility that you’re willing to accept.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson, essayist and philosopher.

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Quotes – On the relationship between money and intelligence……

“You don’t have to be rich to be clever.” – Ikea. “You don’t have to be clever to be rich.” – Kishore (my student, 2011)

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Quote – On the importance of Asking Questions ….

“The formulation of a problem is often more essential than its solution, which may be merely a matter of mathematical or experimental skill. To raise new questions, new possibilities, to regard old problems from a new angle, requires creative imagination … Continue reading

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