Thursday, March 5, 2009

Quotes - Thoughts On Learning

"I never teach my pupils, I only attempt to provide the conditions in which they can learn." - Albert Einstein

"Try to learn something about everything and everything about something." - Thomas H. Huxley

"I am always doing that which I can not do, in order that I may learn how to do it." - Pablo Picasso

"Personally, I'm always ready to learn, although I do not always like being taught." - Winston Churchill

Bully For Them!

I just saw a new report about two people spotted, in differing areas of Portland, standing at busy intersections and holding signs. They weren't asking for money, they were asking for jobs. At least one of them was handing out resumes to passing motorists.

The man was interviewed and stated that it was a "little humiliating" but he was gonna do whatever it took. Why should he be humiliated? Here is the picture of a person who really wants to work and is taking the responsibility and initiative to to get a job.

If I were an employer these people would be first on my prospect list; they've already shown they know how to work. They have every reason to be proud, not embarrassed. I just wish I had a job to give them.