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9 Famous Quotes by John W. Gardner
10/8/1912 - 2/16/2002
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John Gardner
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Much education today is monumentally ineffective. All too often we are giving young people cut flowers when we should be teaching them to grow their own plants.

Youth Quotes, by John W. Gardner

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Life is the art of drawing without an eraser.

Life Quotes, by John W. Gardner

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Leaders come in many forms, with many styles and diverse qualities. There are quiet leaders and leaders one can hear in the next county. Some find strength in eloquence, some in judgment, some in courage.

Quality Quotes, by John W. Gardner

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Self-pity is easily the most destructive of the nonpharmaceutical narcotics; it is addictive, gives momentary pleasure and separates the victim from reality.

Pity Quotes, by John W. Gardner

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Much education today is monumentally ineffective. All too often we are giving young people cut flowers when we should be teaching them to grow their own plants.

Education Quotes, by John W. Gardner

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Some people have greatness thrust upon them. Very few have excellence thrust upon them.

Greatness Quotes, by John W. Gardner

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For every talent that poverty has stimulated it has blighted a hundred.

Politics / government Quotes, by John W. Gardner

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History never looks like history when you are living through it. It always looks confusing and messy, and it always feels uncomfortable.

History Quotes, by John W. Gardner

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Life is the art of drawing without an eraser.

Experience Quotes, by John W. Gardner

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