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John W. Gardner
(1912-2002) born on
Oct 08
US writer, government official. He was U.S. Secretary of Health, Education & Welfare; founded and chaired the "Common Cause," 1970-77.
         
   
F
I am entirely certain that twenty years from now we will look back at education as it is practiced in most schools today and wonder that we could have tolerated anything so primitive.

R
We are all faced with a series of great opportunities brilliantly disguised as unsolvable problems.
A
The creative individual is particularly gifted in seeing the gap between what is and what could be (which means, of course, that he has achieved a certain measure of detachment from what is).
N
The hallmark of our age is the tension between aspirations and sluggish institutions.
K
Some people have greatness thrust upon them. Very few have excellence thrust upon them.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In <a href="http://www.cyber-nation.com/cgi-bin/victory/quotations/qlreferral/quotelib.pl?id=10115">The Ultimate Success Quotations Library</a>, 1997.
R: In <a href="http://www.cyber-nation.com/cgi-bin/victory/quotations/qlreferral/quotelib.pl?id=10115">The Ultimate Success Quotations Library</a>, 1997.
A: "Self-Renewal," 1963.
N: In "The Peter Pyramid," by Laurence J. Peter.
K: "Excellence."
   


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