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Anne Sullivan Macy Quotes

Please enjoy these encouraging quotes by Anne Sullivan Macy.

Yes, I am proud, and very humble too.
- Anne Sullivan Macy

I'd rather break stones on the king's highway than hem a handkerchief.
- Anne Sullivan Macy

We imagine that we want to escape our selfish and commonplace existence,
but we cling desperately to our chains.
- Anne Sullivan Macy

Education in the light of present-day knowledge and
need calls for some spirited and creative innovations
both in the substance and the purpose of current pedagogy.
- Anne Sullivan Macy

 

The wrong things are predominantly stressed in the schools -
things remote from the student's experience and need.
- Anne Sullivan Macy

I need a teacher quite as much as Helen.
I know the education of this child will be the distinguishing event of my life,
if I have the brains and perseverance to accomplish it.
- Anne Sullivan Macy

Every renaissance comes to the world with a cry,
the cry of the human spirit to be free.
- Anne Sullivan Macy

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We are afraid of ideas, of experimenting,
of change.
We shrink from thinking a problem through to a logical conclusion.
- Anne Sullivan Macy

If the child is left to himself, he will think more and better,
if less showily.
Let him go and come freely, let him touch real things
and combine his impressions for himself.
- Anne Sullivan Macy

Our material eye cannot see that a stupid chauvinism
is driving us from one noisy,
destructive, futile agitation to another.
- Anne Sullivan Macy

A strenuous effort must be made to train young people
to think for themselves and take independent charge of their lives.
- Anne Sullivan Macy

I cannot explain it; but when difficulties arise,
I am not perplexed or doubtful.
I know how to meet them.
- Anne Sullivan Macy

We are bothered a good deal by people who assume the
responsibility of the world when God is neglectful.
- Anne Sullivan Macy

It is a rare privilege to watch the birth,
growth, and first feeble struggles of a living mind;
this privilege is mine.
- Anne Sullivan Macy

Certain periods in history suddenly lift humanity to
an observation point where a clear light falls upon a world previously dark.
- Anne Sullivan Macy

The processes of teaching the child that everything
cannot be as he wills it are apt to be painful both
to him and to his teacher.
- Anne Sullivan Macy

We have no firm hold on any knowledge or philosophy
that can lift us out of our difficulties.
- Anne Sullivan Macy

The immediate future is going to be tragic for all
of us unless we find a way of making the vast educational
resources of this country serve the true purpose of education,
truth and justice.
- Anne Sullivan Macy

No matter how mistaken Communist ideas may be,
the experience and knowledge gained by trying them
out have given a tremendous impetus to thought and imagination.
- Anne Sullivan Macy

The Great War proved how confused the world is.
Depression is proving it again.
- Anne Sullivan Macy

As the evening beckons with the promise of tomorrow...
may your gratitude rise up and with strength answer, "yes."
- Mary Anne Radmacher

I say NO to the demands of the world.
I say YES to the longings of my own heart.
There is nothing I ever need to have.
There is nothing I ever need to do.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Say NO to the demands of the world.
Say YES to the longings of your own heart.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

As you awaken,
may your dreams greet you by name,
and may you answer, "Yes!"
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Today, I say yes to forgiving.
I commit to being for-giving love
and for-giving compassion in all areas of my life.
- Sheri Rosenthal

A "No" uttered from deepest conviction
is better and greater than a "Yes" merely uttered to please,
or what is worse, to avoid trouble.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Your informed, "no," to a particular service
allows another to offer their
gifted and unreserved, "yes."
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Ideas, yes.
Inspiration, yes.
Creativity, yes.
Planning, yes.
Perseverance, yes.
More perseverance, yes.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I say "YES" to the opportunities life offers me.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The big question is whether you are going to be able
to say a hearty yes to your adventure.
- Joseph Campbell

I say NO to the demands of the world.
I say YES to the longings of my own heart.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Yes! it takes courage to act upon your dreams.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

I say YES to the longings of my own heart.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

And yes, I loved.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Never allow a person to tell you NO
who doesn't have the power to say YES.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Oh yes, the past can hurt.
But, you can either run from it or, learn from it.
- the movie The Lion King

Make your "yes" mean yes,
and your "no" mean no.
- John Wooden

One whispered yes becomes the wind song over an ocean of no's.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

God creates out of nothing. Wonderful you say.
Yes, to be sure, but he does what is still more wonderful:
he makes saints out of sinners.
- Soren Kierkegaard

It's YOUR time - it's YOUR life -
YOU get to choose how you use it. T
here is no way that your life is "supposed" to be.
Your parents had their vision for your life.
Your boss, your spouse, your church, your friends,
and even the family next door have their ideas
of how you should live your life.
What about YOUR vision for your life?
What do YOU want?
YES, it matters what you want.
YES you can have what you want.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

"Rabbit's clever," said Pooh thoughtfully.
"Yes," said Piglet, "Rabbit's clever."
"And he has Brain."
"Yes," said Piglet, "Rabbit has Brain."
There was a long silence.
"I suppose," said Pooh, "that that's why he never understands anything."
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

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."
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

Walk on road, hmmm?
Walk left side, safe. Walk right side, safe.
Walk middle, sooner or later get squish just like grape.
Here, karate, same thing.
Either you karate do "yes" or karate do "no."
You karate do "guess so," squish just like grape. Understand?
- Miyagi: character in the movie Karate Kid

You can live the life you love -
even in the face of the most challenging circumstances.
While sometimes it may appear that life throws more obstacles
in your path than you can handle,
you can always choose to be happy.
Yes, you are that powerful.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Fear of the unknown is
the greatest fear of humankind,
and death the greatest unknown.
Acknowledging these doubts and the fears
is a powerful beginning.
It is liberating to say,
"Yes, I don't know, and yes, I am afraid."
Beyond that, the path to happiness
lies in living in the moment -
enjoying what you are doing today.
You don't need a reason to be happy,
just a choice.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

My dad taught me true words you have to use in every relationship.
Yes, baby.
- Star Jones

Yes'm, old friends is always best, 'less you can catch
a new one that's fit to make an old one out of.
- Sarah Orne Jewett

Yes, we love peace, but we are not willing to take wounds for it,
as we are for war.
- John Andrew Holmes

I imagine that yes is the only living thing.
- e. e. cummings

Give your time and efforts freely or not at all.
When you are tempted to say,
"Oh, if I have to, I'll skip my golf game
and watch my daughter play soccer," don't do it.
Either generate the heart-felt emotion
to make the free-will gift,
"I'd love to watch your game today, Sandy,"
or the honesty to decline the request gracefully.
Martyrdom doesn't create happiness
for any of the parties involved.
An honest, "No" is preferable to a coerced "Yes."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Yes, Mother.
I can see you are flawed.
You have not hidden it.
That is your greatest gift to me.
- Alice Walker

The Linux philosophy is 'Laugh in the face of danger'.
Oops.
Wrong One.
'Do it yourself'.
Yes, that's it.
- Linus Torvalds

Yes, I am a pilot.
I am a flight instructor and a commercial pilot.
- Treat Williams

Oh yes, I love to do shoes.
I'm not a fetishist but I love to do shoes.
- Karl Lagerfeld

Yes, I'm Catholic; I'm proud of it.
But I had lots of Protestant friends.
- Liam Neeson

Yes, influences are enriching, and they can be found in every work of art,
even the most original.
- Lukas Foss

I'm a Golden Globe nominee, yes.
It's very nice.
It's a very nice thing, but I kind of think of all
the awards I wasn't ever nominated for,
for years and things.
- Patrick Marber

To say yes, you have to sweat and roll up your sleeves
and plunge both hands into life up to the elbows.
It is easy to say no, even if saying no means death.
- Jean Anouilh

Yes, I guess you could say I am a loner,
but I feel more lonely in a crowed room with boring
people than I feel on my own.
- Henry Rollins

Yes, the divorce was difficult.
It was difficult.
- Priscilla Presley

Yes indeed I have gained a lot out of playing scales and etudes.
- James Galway

My first husband, yes, I eloped with him from Hungary
against my mother's wishes.
- Eva Gabor

Yes, you are running businesses, and yes,
we understand and accept that, but surely there must
be a level beyond which profit from news is simply indecent.
- Christiane Amanpour

Yes, there are directors I admire, the mavericks.
Altman.
There are many good directors.
- Mark Rydell

Yes, I'm a real fighter.
But I often ended up empty-handed.
- Hugo Pratt

Yes, Data is hairless but I am not.
And we are both anatomically correct.
- Brent Spiner

Yes, I think poker really isn't gambling.
- Al Alvarez

Catholic schools prepare every student to meet the
challenges of their future by developing their mind,
yes, but also their body and their soul and spirit.
- David Vitter

It is also said of me that I now and then contradict myself.
Yes, I improve wonderfully as time goes on.
- George Jean Nathan

Yes, but with the Cube there are many flashes,
there are many aha's.
- Erno Rubik

I said 'Brian, no one is going to respect me as a mother after this.'
He said,
'oh no, yes they will, this is a movie,
don't worry about it.' But they're not.
- Nia Long


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