A Bartlett Giamatti

Angelo Bartlett "Bart" Giamatti (April 4, 1938 - September 1, 1989) was the President of Yale University, and later, the seventh Commissioner of Major League Baseball

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A liberal education is at the heart of a civil society, and at the heart of a liberal education is the act of teaching.Rate it:
Far better to think historically, to remember the lessons of the past. Thus, far better to conceive of power as consisting in part of the knowledge of when not to use all the power you have. Far better to be one who knows that if you reserve the power not to use all your power, you will lead others far more successfully and well.Rate it:
It is not enough to offer a smorgasbord of courses. We must insure that students are not just eating at one end of the table.Rate it:
It's designed to break your heart. The game begins in the spring, when everything is new again, and it blossoms in the summer, filling the afternoons and evenings, and then as soon as the chill rains comes, it stops, and leaves you to face the fall alone.Rate it:
On a good day, I view the job of president as directing an orchestra. On the dark days, it is more like that of a clutch-engaging the engine to effect forward motion, while taking greater friction.Rate it:
Teachers believe they have a gift for giving it drives them with the same irrepressible drive that drives others to create a work of art or a market or a building.Rate it:
Teaching is an instinctual art, mindful of potential, craving of realizations, a pausing, seamless process.Rate it:
There are many who lust for the simple answers of doctrine or decree. They are on the left and right. They are not confined to a single part of the society. They are terrorists of the mind.Rate it:

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