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English Educator Quotes

It hasn't been a problem with Ben, I think we worked together very well, we don't have rows.
David Crystal
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As I get older and I get a few more years experience I become more like Dad, you know, King Lear.
David Crystal
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It took three years to put Shakespeare's words together, there were a lot of words to be studied and a lot of words to be sorted out, and it proved to be a major project.
David Crystal
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At the same time we overlap, because, I do linguistics, and Ben did a first degree in Linguistics at Lancaster University, so he knows some of my subject.
David Crystal
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My object will be, if possible, to form Christian men, for Christian boys I can scarcely hope to make.
Thomas Arnold
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Faith is an invisible and invincible magnet, and attracts to itself whatever it fervently desires and calmly and persistently expects.
Ralph Trine
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If we took Chaucer's writings at face value, we'd have to conclude he was a complete drip.
John Hutton
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One's age should be tranquil, as childhood should be playful. Hard work at either extremity of life seems out of place. At midday the sun may burn, and men labor under it; but the morning and evening should be alike calm and cheerful.
Thomas Arnold
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Real knowledge, like everything else of value, is not to be obtained easily. It must be worked for, studied for, thought for, and, more that all, must be prayed for.
Thomas Arnold
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Rather than have it the principal thing in my son's mind, I would gladly have him think that the sun went round the earth, and that the stars were so many spangles set in the bright blue firmament.
Thomas Arnold
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The difference between one man and another is not mere ability it is energy.
Thomas Arnold
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What we must look for here is, firstly, religious and moral principles; secondly, gentlemanly conduct; thirdly, intellectual ability.
Thomas Arnold
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Advances in technology and in our understanding of illness and disease together with an expanded workforce and greater resources will allow us to provide more services to a higher quality.
John Hutton
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And, in the past, it has been all too easy for legislators to load costs onto business in order to meet broader social goals. And costs for business means costs for consumers.
John Hutton
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As Tony Blair has made clear, our fundamental challenge is how to make Europe work better.
John Hutton
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At the heart of these challenges lies the question of how the institutions of the European Union make laws, the types of laws they pass and the effectiveness with which those laws are implemented on civil society and the economy.
John Hutton
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But effective regulation at the European Union level can make a massive contribution to achieving our shared goals of improving competitiveness, jobs and growth.
John Hutton
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But let no one be under any doubt that the scale of the challenge that Europe faces in this emerging global economy is immense and the practical pace of our collective action to meet these challenge to date has just been too slow.
John Hutton
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But we can turn challenges into opportunities if we look outwards to the realities of the global economy and modernise our internal institutions in ways that will equip Europe to meet that challenge and create confidence amongst the public.
John Hutton
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But we need to show that the EU can modernise itself, can adapt to the needs of its citizens, can take their views into account. That will be our ambition for the UK Presidency.
John Hutton
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For many Europeans the next decade looks to be filled with threats rather than opportunities.
John Hutton
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For too long nurses have been undervalued, restricted in what they could do, with too few career opportunities in clinical practice. For far too long, nurses have endured a pay system that has held them back - both professionally as well as financially.
John Hutton
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From my time in Health I know that choice empowers people lives.
John Hutton
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Greater personal choice, individually tailored services, stronger local accountability, greater efficiency - these are all central to the new direction of travel we have set for our public services.
John Hutton
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Having decisions made not in midnight deals but in the light of objective evidence and after consulting those who will be affected should itself provide some reassurance that the EU is trying to reform itself.
John Hutton
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Here in the UK the government has decided to accept the recommendations of the Better Regulation Task Force to measure and make targeted reductions in the administrative costs - the red tape costs - that regulations impose on business.
John Hutton
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It is also right that we continue to consult with front line workers and the public to ensure that targets are reasonable and achievable, that measurement regimes are proportionate and that the targets take full account of the other reforms that are under way.
John Hutton
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More than 50% of significant new regulations that impact on business in the UK now emanate from the EU.
John Hutton
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My view is that targets, properly constructed and applied across public services have been fundamental to past successes and will be an essential part of sustaining progress into the future.
John Hutton
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Our aim, during our Presidency in the next six months will be to lead this challenge, to show that Europe can function in a mature and responsible way, to start delivering tangible results that show we are taking people's concerns seriously.
John Hutton
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