I've been in elementary education for years and my belief is that Christmas pageants in schools are little more than conditioning kids for the Christian religion.
I find in working always the disturbing intrusion of elements not a part of my most interested vision and the inevitable obliteration and replacement of this vision by the work itself as it proceeds.
The most powerful element in advertising is the truth.
The time I trust will come perhaps within the lives of some of us when the outline of this science will be clearly made out and generally recognised when its nomenclature will be fixed and its principles form a part of elementary instruction.
My writing is a combination of three elements. The first is travel: not travel like a tourist but travel as exploration. The second is reading literature on the subject. The third is reflection.
I enjoy the preparatory elements of travel - packing my bags and choosing my outfits - but my favourite part is getting there.
CRATEL is a center with a two-fold mission - to explore technology as an expressive element and to use technology to bridge gaps between diverse groups of people.
Historically the director has been the key creative element in a film and we must maintain that. We must protect that in spite of the fact that there is new technology that's continually trying to erode that.
When we're talking about technology that involves weapons of mass destruction nuclear chemical or biological weapons there has to be an element of preemption.
Jackson went from the professor's chair to the officer's saddle. He carried with him the very elements of character which made him odious as a teacher but I never saw him in an arbitrary mood.
After this I took private lessons in Italian from an elementary school teacher. He gave me themes to write about and some of them turned out so well that he told me to publish them in a newspaper.
I was an elementary school teacher.
One looks back with appreciation to the brilliant teachers but with gratitude to those who touched our human feelings. The curriculum is so much necessary raw material but warmth is the vital element for the growing plant and for the soul of the child.
A creative element is surely present in all great systems and it does not seem possible that all sympathy or fundamental attitudes of will can be entirely eliminated from any human philosophy.
Time is the most precious element of human existence. The successful person knows how to put energy into time and how to draw success from time.
To many a man and sometimes to a youth there comes the opportunity to choose between honorable competence and tainted wealth. The young man who starts out to be poor and honorable holds in his hand one of the strongest elements of success.
Our enemies like the Grecian hero have one vulnerable point. You have not touched it yet. What should have been their element of weakness has been suffered to remain an element of strength.
The key element in tragedy is that heroes and heroines are destroyed by that which appears to be their greatest strength.
Band members have a special bond. A great band is more than just some people working together. It's like a highly specialized army unit or a winning sports team. A unique combination of elements that becomes stronger together than apart.
When I was in elementary school we weren't allowed to do sports other than cheerleading. By junior high they let us play but we had to come back after 6:30 p.m. to practice because there was only one gymnasium and the boys used it first.
Perhaps the single most important element in mastering the techniques and tactics of racing is experience. But once you have the fundamentals acquiring the experience is a matter of time.
Unless we abandon elements which resemble a police state we can't meet the demands of being a modern society.
The conscious and intelligent manipulation of the organized habits and opinions of the masses is an important element in democratic society.
The most violent element in society is ignorance.