William Bennett Quotes.
Our schools should get five years to get back to where they were in 1963. If they’re still bad maybe we should declare educational bankruptcy, give the people their money and let them educate themselves and start their own schools.
Our schools should get five years to get back to where they were in 1963. If they’re still bad maybe we should declare educational bankruptcy, give the people their money and let them educate themselves and start their own schools
America’s support for human rights and democracy is our noblest export to the world.
Loving your homeland is just as natural as loving your father or mother – after all, your country nourishes you, protects you, and in many ways makes you who you are. Just as it’s a virtue to honor your parents, it’s a good and admirable thing to honor the land you call home.
Home is a shelter from storms – all sorts of storms.
We are here to help one another along life’s journey.
The elementary school must assume as its sublime and most solemn responsibility the task of teaching every child in it to read. Any school that does not accomplish this has failed.
I do not suggest that you should not have an open mind … but don’t keep your mind so open that your brains fall out.
Sometimes we need to remind ourselves that thankfulness is indeed a virtue.
There is nothing more influential in a child’s life than the moral power of quiet example. For children to take morality seriously they must see adults take morality seriously.
A kind and compassionate act is often its own reward.
If there is one thing educators can agree on, it’s this: children do better in school when their parents get involved in their learning.
Give yourself an even greater challenge than the one you are trying to master and you will develop the powers necessary to overcome the original difficulty.
For children to take morality seriously they must be in the presence of adults who take morality seriously. And with their own eyes they must see adults take morality seriously.
Happiness is like a cat, If you try to coax it or call it, it will avoid you; it will never come. But if you pay not attention to it and go about your business, you’ll find it rubbing against your legs and jumping into your lap.
The new source of divisiveness is the assault of secularism on religion.
The President is the symbol of who the people of the United States are. He is the person who stands for us in the eyes of the world and the eyes of our children.
Responsible persons are mature people who have taken charge of themselves and their conduct, who own their actions and own up to them–who answer for them.
I do know that it’s true that if you wanted to reduce crime, you could – if that were your sole purpose – you could abort every black baby in this country, and your crime rate would go down.
There are no menial jobs, only menial attitudes.
It is our character that supports the promise of our future – far more than particular government programs or policies.
If we are surrounded by the trivial and the vicious, it is all too easy to make our peace with it.