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quotes from Malala

Sunday, April 19th, 2015

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quotes for your oral

Tuesday, April 8th, 2014

des citations sur les thématiques :

  1. myths and heroes

“The real hero is always a hero by mistake; he dreams of being an honest coward like everybody else.” Umberto Eco

“Everyone’s a hero in their own way, in their own not that heroic way.” Joss Whedon, Zack Whedon, Maurissa Tancharoen, and Jed Whedon

“Heroing is one of the shortest-lived professions there is.”  Will Rogers

A hero is no braver than an ordinary man, but he is braver five minutes longer. Ralph Waldo Emerson
Everyone is necessarily the hero of his own life story. John Barth
I think of a hero as someone who understands the degree of responsibility that comes with his freedom. Bob Dylan (1941 – )
A myth is a religion in which no one any longer believes. James Feibleman
2. Spaces and exchanges
Life is a reciprocal exchange. To move forward, you have to give back. Oprah Winfrey (1954 – )
The public interest is best served by the free exchange of ideas. Judge John Kane, US District Court
I think the Internet is uniquely suited to this free market idea: that everyone on the Internet that exchanges the traffic back and forth, big or small, we all need each other. Pete Ashdown, Utah Geek Dinner Speech, 08-22-06

useful quotes for your exam

Tuesday, April 8th, 2014

quelques citations pour illustrer vos propos, en intro ou en conclusion mais aussi utiles pour l’écrit :

Here are some other useful quotes  – food for thought!

Idea of Progress

– “All progress is precarious, and the solution of one problem brings us face to face with another problem” – Martin Luther King Junior

– “Progress is impossible without change, and those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything” – George Bernard Shaw, Nobel Peace Prize for Literature 1925

Places and forms of power

– “Reasonable people adapt themselves to the world. Unreasonable people attempt to adapt the world to themselves. All progress, therefore, depends on unreasonable people” – George Bernard Shaw, Nobel Peace Prize for Literature 1925

– “Disobedience in the eyes of anyone who has read history, is man’s original virtue. It is through disobedience that progress has been made, through disobedience and rebellion” – Oscar Wilde

Food for thought

Saturday, March 9th, 2013

Proverbs in English + Quotations

Monday, October 20th, 2008

Voici deux sites : un où vous trouverez des proverbes en Anglais et l’autre (qui est d’ailleurs dans les liens) où vous trouverez plein de citations. Tout y est classé par thèmes, par auteur. Bref, de quoi enrichir vos productions écrites et essays de toutes sortes. Bon courage pour la dernière ligne droite avant les vacances !!