Category Archives: Success

Mr Lee Kuan Yew’s quotes on education

Here are some of the words said about education by our first Prime Minister, the late Mr Lee Kuan Yew, in 1966: Teachers are very important: “In my experience – both as a pupil in school and in universities, and subsequently in … Continue reading

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What is work all about? What are human beings for?

Aung San Suu Kyi described spore’s education system as “workforce-oriented”. She added, “That made me think, what is work all about? What are human beings for? What are human lives about?” (ST, 24/9/2013) : )

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Success is not defined by which schools we enter …

“Success is not defined by which schools we enter. Success is the ability and the willingness to be the best that we can be with the resources that are available to us.” – Muhammad Raimi Rahmat, recent First Class Honours … Continue reading

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Is the hero the student or the tutor?

Well, the answer lies in the following lyrics by Mariah Carey: “And then a hero comes along  With the strength to carry on  And you cast your fears aside  And you know you can survive  So when you feel like … Continue reading

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It’s your fault that you failed.

“The fault, dear Brutus, is not in our stars, But in ourselves, that we are underlings.” Cassius, in Julius Caesar (I, ii, 140-141) : )

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PAVED WITH GOOD INTENTIONS (by Colin Goh & Joyceln Woo)

PAVED WITH GOOD INTENTIONS: How living in New York has illuminated for us the difference between the Singaporean Dream and the Singaporean Plan By Colin Goh & Joyceln Woo Yen Yen Former lawyer turned writer/cartoonist Colin Goh and educator Joyceln … 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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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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