"We can not wait until we have enough trained people willing to work at a teacher's salary and under conditions imposed upon teachers in order to improve what happens in the classroom."
"I have learned silence from the talkative, toleration from the intolerant, and kindness from the unkind yet, strange, I am ungrateful to those teachers."Major Owens on Khalil Gibran
"It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge."Major Owens on Albert Einstein
"If I am walking with two other men, each of them will serve as my teacher. I will pick out the good points of the one and imitate them, and the bad points of the other and correct them in myself."Major Owens on Confucius
"You have to grow from the inside out. None can teach you, none can make you spiritual. There is no other teacher but your own soul."Major Owens on Swami Vivekananda
"I have come to believe that a great teacher is a great artist and that there are as few as there are any other great artists. Teaching might even be the greatest of the arts since the medium is the human mind and spirit."Major Owens on John Steinbeck
"The problem was just a mean attitude that festers and has to be challenged."
"The ownership of computers in the home is far less than the statistics show, because usually when the computer breaks down once, that is the end of it for a long, long time. They do not have the money or incentive to get the computer repaired."
"Education technology and school construction go together. Modernization, updating education facilities, and making a capital investment in education are all included."
"Education technology is very important because we have a massive challenge in public schools."
"Excitement in education and student productivity, the ability to get a result that you want from students, go together and cannot be separated."