The Graphic Recorder - Handwritten Quotes - Eleanor Duckworth - The Cause of Intelligent Thought

Handwritten Quotes #2

The Graphic Recorder - Handwritten Quotes - Richard Feynman - These Days of Specialization

“In these days of specialization there are too few people who have such a deep understanding of two departments of our knowledge that they do not make fools of themselves in one or the other.”  – Richard Feynman

Source: The Meaning of It All: Thoughts of a Citizen Scientist

The Graphic Recorder - Handwritten Quotes - James E. Zull - Teaching is the art of changing the brain

“Teaching is the art of changing the brain.” – James E. Zull

Source: The Art of Changing the Brain: Enriching the Practice of Teaching by Exploring the Biology of Learning

The Graphic Recorder - Handwritten Quotes - H.D.F. Kitto - Arete

“Areté implies a respect for the wholeness or oneness of life, and a consequent dislike of specialization.  It implies a contempt for efficiency – or rather a much higher idea of efficiency, an efficiency which exists not in one department of life but in life itself.” – H.D.F Kitto

Source: Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance: An Inquiry into Values by Robert M. Pirsig

The Graphic Recorder - Handwritten Quotes - Jim Collins - Greatness is a Matter of Conscious Choice

“Greatness is not a function of circumstance.  Greatness, it turns out, is largely a matter of conscious choice.” – Jim Collins

Source: Good to Great: Why Some Companies Make the Leap…and Others Don’t

The Graphic Recorder - Handwritten Quotes - Eleanor Duckworth - The Cause of Intelligent Thought

“It would make a significant difference to the cause of intelligent thought in general, and to the number of right answers that are ultimately known, if teachers were encouraged to focus on the virtues involved in not knowing, so that those virtues would get as much attention in the classrooms from day to day as the virtue of knowing the right answer.”  – Eleanor Duckworth

Source: The Having of Wonderful Ideas: And Other Essays on Teaching and Learning

These images are part of a project in which I write out some of my favorite quotes by hand in order to build my typography skills.  To see others, check out the Handwritten Quotes page.  Disclaimer: the links above to source materials are affiliate links which help to support the mission of this site.

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  1. Hey Doug,
    Great site. I just printed the Kitto one and will show it to my History class Monday. He’s, by the way a great author, should read his survey “The Greeks”
    Thanks

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