Textbooks quotes

  • I am grateful for - though I can't keep up with - the flood of articles, theses, and textbooks that mean to share insight concerning the nature of poetry.
    -- A. R. Ammons

    #Grateful #Mean #Textbooks

  • I am a pastor, and I teach and preach the Bible to my congregation every week. But the Bible is not a manufacturer's handbook. Neither is it a science textbook nor a guidebook for public policy.
    -- Adam Hamilton

    #Textbooks #Week #Pastor

  • Let me control the textbooks, and I will control the state.
    -- Adolf Hitler

    #School #Textbooks #States

  • The content of most textbooks is perishable, but the tools of self-directedness serve one well over time.
    -- Albert Bandura

    #Self #Textbooks #Tools

  • When I talked to my medical friends about the strange silence on this subject in American medical magazines and textbooks, I gained the impression that here was a subject tainted with Socialism or with feminine sentimentality for the poor.
    -- Alice Hamilton

    #Silence #Textbooks #Magazines

  • I'll just have them change the entry in the demonology textbook from 'almost extinct' to 'not extinct enough for Alec. He prefers his monsters really, really extinct.' Will that make you happy?
    -- Cassandra Clare

    #Humor #Monsters #Textbooks

  • Historically, large-scale global trade has served two functions: 1) the exchange of goods between willing sellers and buyers described in Econ 101 textbooks; 2) as a tool of state aggrandizement, in which the private parties are stand-ins for governmental interests.
    -- Charles C. Mann

    #Party #Two #Textbooks

  • There's a bait and switch going on here because the critics want the textbooks to question whether evolution occurred. And of course they don't because scientists don't question whether evolution occurred.
    -- Eugenie Scott

    #Atheism #Bait #Textbooks

  • It is one of the more striking generalizations of biochemistry - which surprisingly is hardly ever mentioned in the biochemical textbooks - that the twenty amino acids and the four bases, are, with minor reservations, the same throughout Nature.
    -- Francis Crick

    #Twenties #Textbooks #Four

  • I found myself doing extraordinary things that arent in the textbooks. Then the IMF asked the U.S. to please print money. The whole world is now practicing what they have been saying I should not. I decided that God had been on my side and had come to vindicate me.
    -- Gideon Gono

    #Sides #Textbooks #Imf

  • Textbooks are Soviet propaganda.
    -- Jerry Falwell

    #Textbooks #Propaganda #Soviet

  • Freely licensed textbooks are the next big thing in education.
    -- Jimmy Wales

    #Textbooks #Next #Bigs

  • There is no such thing as a normal period of history. Normality is a fiction of economic textbooks.
    -- Joan Robinson

    #Textbooks #Fiction #Normal

  • I don't believe anybody can really grasp everything that's even in one textbook.
    -- Joshua Lederberg

    #Believe #Textbooks

  • By the time I was 12 or 13, I was studying biochemistry textbooks.
    -- Joshua Lederberg

    #Textbooks #Study #Biochemistry

  • This is the rock 'n' roll life, and you had to invent it as you went along. There was no textbook to say how you operate this machinery.
    -- Keith Richards

    #Rocks #Textbooks #Rock N Roll

  • Since all taxpayers are being forced to fund the religion of evolution in schools and it is evolution that must be proven to be the only way our universe came into being like the textbooks say, what happens if one jury member will not vote with the rest?
    -- Kent Hovind

    #School #Scary #Textbooks

  • Hassan couldn't read a first-grade textbook but he'd read me plenty. That was a little unsettling but also sort of comfortable to have someone who always knew what you needed.
    -- Khaled Hosseini

    #Textbooks #Littles #Firsts

  • I am a writer of the textbooks of scientology.
    -- L. Ron Hubbard

    #Textbooks #Scientology

  • I am a trained professional liar. Do not read me as a textbook.
    -- Laura Anne Gilman

    #Liars #Textbooks

  • If you define evolution as merely meaning change over time, then I don't see any problem with a person being a Christian and believing in evolution. But that's not how textbooks define evolution. They define evolution as being random and undirected without plan or purpose.
    -- Lee Strobel

    #Christian #Believe #Textbooks

  • You can read a dozen different textbooks or how-to manuals that will tell you the basic rules of what makes a story - a beginning, a middle, and an end.
    -- Len Wein

    #Different #Lenses #Textbooks

  • For once, Evie didn’t know what to say. She hadn’t really thought of her uncle as very human. He was more like a textbook who occasionally remembered to put on a tie. But it was clear that he was, indeed, human, with a deep wound named Rotke.
    -- Libba Bray

    #Uncles #Ties #Textbooks

  • Wisdom is not to be obtained from textbooks, but must be coined out of human experience in the flame of life.
    -- Morris Raphael Cohen

    #Wisdom #Flames #Textbooks

  • The Bible was America's basic textbook in all fields.
    -- Noah Webster

    #America #Textbooks #Fields

  • I don't care who writes a nation's laws-or crafts its advanced treaties-if I can write its economics textbooks
    -- Paul Samuelson

    #Writing #Law #Textbooks

  • Look, I think the notion that theres a dogma or doctrine of foreign policy that gives you a textbook recipe for how to react to all situations is really nonsense.
    -- Paul Wolfowitz

    #Thinking #Giving #Textbooks

  • A respect for authority is the basis for most medical education. Students may become so used to memorising that they become prey to the illusion that the reason for learning to parrot lectures and textbooks is that they are the 'truth'.
    -- Petr Skrabanek

    #Truth #Textbooks #May

  • Everything I learned about the Great Depression was from a college textbook.
    -- Ralph Abernathy

    #College #Textbooks #Great Depression

  • According to any textbook on dynamic meteorology, one may reasonably conclude that in a warmer world, extratropical storminess and weather variability will actually decrease.
    -- Richard Lindzen

    #Weather #Textbooks #World

  • Be your own teacher. Let life write your textbook
    -- Richie Sambora

    #Teacher #Writing #Textbooks

  • While my classmates were reading their textbooks, I drew in the margins.
    -- Robert Rauschenberg

    #Reading #Textbooks #Classmates

  • When dictators feel their support slipping among adults, it is not unusual for them to alter school textbooks in the hope of enlisting impressionable youths in their cause.
    -- Samantha Power

    #School #Support #Textbooks

  • You can read all the textbooks and listen to all the records, but you have to play with musicians that are better than you.
    -- Stan Getz

    #Music #Play #Textbooks

  • I taught myself to use a camera - it's not very difficult to use a camera, but I never bothered looking at any textbooks on how to make a picture. I had a much more casual relation to it. For me at the time it was much more about the process rather than the results.
    -- Gillian Wearing

    #Cameras #Textbooks #Use

  • For all the textbook reasons - any individual's reading of a photograph is preceded by the evidential authority of the medium. You have the literalness of a glass on a table - and at the same time of that evidential authority that you can't get around, there is the possibility of universalizing the subject - of getting the whole world into the picture.
    -- Bill Henson

    #Reading #Glasses #Textbooks