Posts Tagged ‘learning’

We could learn a lot from Crayons

Thursday, July 6th, 2017

We could learn a lot from crayons: Some are sharp, some are dull, some are pretty, some are colorful. But they all fit very nicely into the same box.

— Anonymous

Crayons get along. Can't we? www.walled-in-berlin.com

Crayons get along. Why can’t we? www.walled-in-berlin.com

 

 

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Is Education expensive?

Thursday, June 22nd, 2017

If you think education is expensive, try ignorance.

— bumper sticker

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Ready to Learn

Thursday, November 10th, 2016

Personally I’m always ready to learn, although I do not always like being taught.

— Sir Winston Churchill

 

For a sneak peek at the first 20+ pages of my memoir, Walled-In: A West Berlin Girl’s Journey to Freedom, click “Download a free excerpt” on the home page of http://www.walled-in-berlin.com

 

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A wise man adapts to circumstances

Thursday, October 1st, 2015

A wise man adapts himself to circumstances, 
as water shapes itself to the vessel that contains it.

–Anonymous

 

For a sneak peek at the first 20+ pages of my memoir, Walled-In: A West Berlin Girl’s Journey to Freedom, click “Download a free excerpt” on the home page of http://www.walled-in-berlin.com. Walled-In is a story of growing up in Berlin during the Cold War.

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What are memories?

Thursday, September 10th, 2015

Memories are the key not to the past, but to the future.

–Corrie ten Boom

 

For a sneak peek at the first 20+ pages of my memoir, Walled-In: A West Berlin Girl’s Journey to Freedom, click “Download a free excerpt” on the home page of http://www.walled-in-berlin.com. Walled-In is a story of growing up in Berlin during the Cold War.

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Parallels or Something New?

Thursday, June 18th, 2015

An educated man sees parallels while a simpleton sees something altogether new.

–Sigmund Graff

 

For a sneak peek at the first 20+ pages of my memoir, Walled-In: A West Berlin Girl’s Journey to Freedom, click “Download a free excerpt” on the home page of http://www.walled-in-berlin.com. Walled-In is a story of growing up in Berlin during the Cold War.

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Learning is like rowing against the tide

Monday, May 18th, 2015

Learning is like rowing against the tide. As soon as we stop we drift back.

Benjamin Britten

Photo © J. Elke Ertle, 2014

Photo © J. Elke Ertle, 2014

 

For a sneak peek at the first 20+ pages of my memoir, Walled-In: A West Berlin Girl’s Journey to Freedom, click “Download a free excerpt” on the home page of http://www.walled-in-berlin.com. Walled-In is a story of growing up in Berlin during the Cold War.

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Everything in life reflects a choice

Monday, April 20th, 2015

Everything in life is a reflection of a choice you have made. If you want a different result, make a different choice.

Anonymous

 

For a sneak peek at the first 20+ pages of my memoir, Walled-In: A West Berlin Girl’s Journey to Freedom, click “Download a free excerpt” on the home page of http://www.walled-in-berlin.com. Walled-In is a story of growing up in Berlin during the Cold War.

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Many things are learned in adversity

Monday, April 13th, 2015

Many things are learned in adversity, just as stars may be seen from the bottom of a deep well when they cannot be seen from the top of the mountain.

Anonymous

 

For a sneak peek at the first 20+ pages of my memoir, Walled-In: A West Berlin Girl’s Journey to Freedom, click “Download a free excerpt” on the home page of http://www.walled-in-berlin.com. Walled-In is a story of growing up in Berlin during the Cold War.

 

 

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Ultimate Challenge

Monday, May 5th, 2014

The ultimate challenge is to accept ourselves exactly as we are, but never stop trying to learn and grow. Let go of certainty. The opposite isn’t uncertainty. It’s openness, curiosity and a willingness to embrace paradox, rather than choose up sides.

–Tony Schwartz

 

For a sneak peek at the first 20+ pages of my memoir, Walled-In: A West Berlin Girl’s Journey to Freedom, click “Download a free excerpt” on the home page of http://www.walled-in-berlin.com. Walled-In is a story of growing up in Berlin during the Cold War.

 

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