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    At any rate, girls are differently situated. Having no need of deep scientific knowledge, their education is confined more to the ordinary things of the world, the study of the fine arts, and of the manners and dispositions of people.
    — William John Wills
    tags: people  world  girls  education 
    On Thanksgiving Day we acknowledge our dependence.
    — William Jennings Bryan
    If you want to earn more - learn more.
    — William J. H. Boetcker
    tags: learn 
    We're all in this together is a far better philosophy than you're on your own.
    — William J. Clinton
    tags: philosophy 
    When you're president, you learn to act like you know what you're talking about. And it's a great skill.
    — William J. Clinton
    tags: learn 
    In today's knowledge-based economy, what you earn depends on what you learn. Jobs in the information technology sector, for example, pay 85 percent more than the private sector average.
    — William J. Clinton
    tags: job  learn  technology  example 
    I've gained first hand knowledge of the challenges faced by people with disabilities. It's made me understand that those of us who have full use of our physical faculties owe an enormous amount of respect and sensitivity to people who don't.
    — William J. Clinton
    Congress acknowledged that society's accumulated myths and fears about disability and disease are as handicapping as are the physical limitations that flow from actual impairment.
    — William J. Brennan
    tags: fear  congress 
    The Imagination merely enables us to wander into the darkness of the unknown where, by the dim light of the knowledge we carry, we may glimpse something that seems of interest. But when we bring it out and examine it more closely it usually proves to be only trash whose glitter had caught our attention. Imagination is at once the source of all hope and inspiration but also of frustration. To forget this is to court despair.
    — William Ian Beardmore Beveridge
    Heroes to me are guys that sit in libraries. They absorb knowledge and then the risks they take are calculated on the basis of the courage it took to become replete with knowledge.
    — William Hurt
    tags: risk  hero  library  courage 
    I get to learn and teach something new everyday.
    — William Hung
    tags: learn 
    The intoxication of power rapidly sobers off in the knowledge of its restrictions and under the prompt reminder of an ever-present and not always considerate press, as well as the kindly suggestions that not infrequently come from Congress.
    — William Howard Taft
    tags: power  congress 
    Aging is an inevitable process. I surely wouldn't want to grow younger. The older you become, the more you know; your bank account of knowledge is much richer.
    — William Holden
    tags: process  aging 
    I know of no such thing as genius, genius is nothing but labor and diligence.
    — William Hogarth
    tags: genius 
    No one of Lincoln's old acquaintances in this city ever heard of his conversion to Christianity by Dr. Smith or anyone else. It was never suggested nor thought of here until after his death.... I never saw him read a second of time in Dr. Smith's book on Infidelity. He threw at down upon our table - spit upon it as it were - and never opened it to my knowledge.
    — William Herndon
    There is no perfect knowledge which can be entitled ours, that is innate; none but what has been obtained from experience, or derived in some way from our senses.
    — William Harvey
    tags: experience 
    I have often wondered and even laughed at those who fancied that everything had been so consummately and absolutely investigated by an Aristotle or a Galen or some other mighty name, that nothing could by any possibility be added to their knowledge.
    — William Harvey
    tags: possibility 
    As we learn about each other, so we learn about ourselves.
    — William Hartnell
    tags: learn 
    Ambition is best tempered with self-knowledge!
    — William Hague
    tags: ambition 
    Who of us knows or can by possibility arrive at a knowledge of the laws that govern our property and lives?
    — William H. Wharton
    I've always felt it's the directors purview to say what; it's the actor's purview to say how. It's not good for an actor to have the big picture in mind - it bollocks you up. An actor's purview is the tiny little... We measure our performance in seconds.
    — William H. Macy
    tags: mind 
    Nothing is more powerful and liberating than knowledge.
    — William H. Gray III
    tags: powerful 
    Words are the supreme objects. They are minded things.
    — William H. Gass
    When you see a snake, never mind where he came from.
    — William Gurney Benham
    tags: mind 
    I am not a theologian or a philosopher. I am a story teller.
    — William Golding
    The trouble was, if you were a chief you had to think, you had to be wise.
    — William Golding
    tags: wise 
    The philosophy of the wisest man that ever existed, is mainly derived from the act of introspection.
    — William Godwin
    tags: men  philosophy 
    The wise man is satisfied with nothing.
    — William Godwin
    tags: men  wise 
    Learning is the ally, not the adversary of genius... he who reads in a proper spirit, can scarcely read too much.
    — William Godwin
    tags: learning  genius  read  spirit 
    What students lack in school is an intellectual relationship or conversation with the teacher.
    — William Glasser
    The day we stop playing will be the day we stop learning.
    — William Glasser
    tags: learning 
    Today much of what we call education is merely knowledge gathering and remembering. Problem solving and thinking, never strong parts of our educational system, have been downgraded in all but a few scientific subjects.
    — William Glasser
    We don't focus as much in schools on educational knowledge which requires thinking and application, as we do on acquiring facts.
    — William Glasser
    If you improve education by teaching for competence, eliminating schooling, and connecting with students, the test scores will improve.
    — William Glasser
    I think it is totally wrong and terribly harmful if education is defined as acquiring knowledge.
    — William Glasser
    tags: wrong  education 
    You can acquire a lot of knowledge without ever going to school.
    — William Glasser
    tags: school 
    I think education is both using and improving knowledge and that changes the whole picture.
    — William Glasser
    tags: education 
    As long as acquiring knowledge is the educational goal of schools, educational opportunities will be limited, as they are now, to affluent families.
    — William Glasser
    We can pay teachers a hundred thousand dollars a year, and we'll do nothing to improve our schools as long as we keep the A, B, C, D, F grading system.
    — William Glasser
    tags: school  year 
    I listen to them freely and with all the respect merited by their intelligence, their character, their knowledge, reserving always my incontestable right of criticism and censure.
    — William Gilmore Simms
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