DEREK BOK QUOTES

“If you think education is expensive, try ignorance.”

“If you want to make enemies, try to change something.”

“The most important asset of any institution is its people.”

“Universities should be havens of rationality, where facts are evaluated and ideas tested.”

“The most important job of a university president is to be a good listener.”

“Every serious attempt to promote learning requires a commitment to honesty, fairness, and integrity.”

“If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together.”

“Institutions of higher learning should be the leaders in traditional areas of intellectual inquiry, but they must also be leaders in new fields of discovery.”

“The future of the world is in the hands of those who have the courage to dream and the determination to make their dreams a reality.”

“Unbiased, objective assessment of student learning is essential for improving educational outcomes.”

“The quality of a university is reflected in the quality of its graduates.”

“The most important lessons in life are not found in textbooks.”

“The best way to learn is by doing.” LIVESTOCK QUOTES

“Students can learn to think critically and creatively, and to communicate effectively, in any subject.”

“We must prepare students not only for their first job, but for a lifetime of learning and adaptation.”

“The purpose of education is not to make a living, but to make a life.”

“The ability to work well with others is one of the most important skills employers seek.”

“We need to create a culture that values intellectual curiosity, diversity of thought, and openness to new ideas.”

“To make genuine progress, we need to be willing to challenge our own assumptions and beliefs.”

“The most successful institutions are those that embrace change and innovation.”

“The best way to predict the future is to invent it.”

“The world is always changing, and we must adapt our educational systems to meet new challenges and opportunities.”

“Education should be a lifelong pursuit.”

“Institutions of higher learning have a responsibility to be not only providers of knowledge and skills, but also advocates for social justice and responsible citizenship.”