“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
“Teaching is the art of changing the brain.” – James E. Zull
“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
“Greatness is not a function of circumstance. Greatness, it turns out, is largely a matter of conscious choice.” – Jim Collins
“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
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