Frank H. T. Rhodes quotes

  • Without friendship and the openness and trust that go with it, skills are barren and knowledge may become an unguided missile.
    -- Frank H. T. Rhodes

    #Friendship #Skills #May

  • Combining the experience of a seasoned university president with the analysis of a respected legal scholar, Derek Bok explores what he concludes are 'signs of excessive commercialization in every part of the university.' His somber assessment of the current state of athletics, scientific research, and distance education, and his call for review and restraint, should engage the attention of every faculty senate in the country. He has given us a timely, candid, courageous, and important book.
    -- Frank H. T. Rhodes

    #Country #Distance #Book

  • Knowledge humanely applied makes human progress possible.
    -- Frank H. T. Rhodes

    #Progress #Humans #Human Progress

  • Piglet sidled up to Pooh from behind. "Pooh?" he whispered. "Yes, Piglet?" "Nothing," said Piglet, taking Pooh's hand. "I just wanted to be sure of you.

  • If ever there is tomorrow when we're not together... there is something you must always remember. You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think. But the most important thing is, even if we're apart... I'll always be with you.

  • Wherever they go, and whatever happens to them on the way, in that enchanted place on the top of the forest, a little boy and his Bear will always be playing.

  • The art of decoration requires the most sophisticated and self-indulgent skills. Its aim has always been to sate the senses as gloriously as possible. ... ornament is not only a source of sensuous pleasure; it supplies a necessary kind of magic to people and places that lack it. More than just a dread of empty spaces has led to the urge to decorate; it is the fear of empty selves.

  • Most people believe that great leaders are distinguished by their ability to give compelling answers. This profound book shatters that assumption, showing that the more vital skill is asking the right questions…. Berger poses many fascinating questions, including this one: What if companies had mission questions rather than mission statements? This is a book everyone ought to read—without question.

  • There is a dearth of thinking skills - people are taught what to think, not how.

  • Conservation is a positive exercise of skill and insight, not merely a negative exercise of abstinence and caution.

  • Never do today what you can do tomorrow. Something may occur to make you regret your premature action.

  • You always have to make positive choices as an actor, even when you're playing someone who may not be doing the best things.

  • All that you may achieve or discover you will regard as a fragment of a larger pattern of the truth which from the separate approaches every true scholar is striving to descry.