K. Patricia Cross quotes

  • I am sure it is one's duty as a teacher to try to show boys that no opinions, no tastes, no emotions are worth much unless they are one's own. I suffered acutely as a boy from the lack of being shown this.

  • Creativity is the key to success in the future, and primary education is where teachers can bring creativity in children at that level.

  • Behind the parents stands the school, and behind the teacher the home.

  • It can hardly be argued that either students or teachers shed their constitutional rights to freedom of speech or expression at the schoolhouse gate.

  • Teach the children so it will not be necessary to teach the adults.

  • Once a leader delegates, he should show utmost confidence in the people he has entrusted.

  • I have known some quite good people who were unhappy, but never an interested person who was unhappy.

  • Science fiction is a field of writing where, month after month, every printed word implies to hundreds of thousands of people: 'There is change. Look, today's fantastic story is tomorrow's fact.

  • Find a need and fill it. Successful businesses are founded on the needs of people.

  • I began to study again, and now for the first time really achieved an understanding of the content of the Jew Karl Marx's life effort. Only now did his Capital become really intelligible to me, and also the struggle of the Social Democracy against the national economy, which aims only to prepare the ground for the domination of truly international finance and stock exchange capital.