Thursday, April 28, 2011

On Learning - Quotes for the Day


“No great thing is created suddenly.”
Epictetus

Caution: Cape does not enable user to fly.
-- Batman Costume warning - Unknown

16 comments:

North said...

Learning starts with failure; the first failure is the beginning of education. - John Hersey

Brigid said...

North - you've heard me play then? :-)

Barefeet In The Kitchen said...

Really? Cape does not enable user to fly?! Say it isn't so!!! My middle son (aka Captain Destructo) will be sadly disappointed.

Kirk A said...

You may like this work-in-progress: http://home.comcast.net/~k2a/chords.html

Lois Evensen said...

Love the batman quote. :)

Hat Trick said...

As a kid I've have probably taken the second as a challenge. Thank goodness I've grown older and wiser now. :-)

MikeyB said...

Little boys don't read instructions. Little boys, sporting their Batman capes, jump of garage roofs. BTDT.

Old NFO said...

Experience is made of mistakes we survive... :-)

Kirk said...

Cape does not enable user to fly? Well....crap.

A beach umbrella, however, does work well as a parachute, up to a certain weight limit. Never underestimate the abilities of 12-year-old cousins to get into trouble (and onto grandparents' roofs) when bored during the summer. BTDT.

Brigid said...

1960's ranch home. One car garage. A ladder. Pink and lime green sheet made into a parasail.

A quick lesson in both aerodynamics and abrasion.

Joshkie said...

A mistake or failure is just an opportunity to learn. Sometimes it takes multiple opportunities to get the lesson.

:-)
Josh

Roscoe said...

No capes!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KNUbPRj9TGM

I don't remember the exact wording, but I believe the Black Kow bag still includes a warning label against eating the product.

Tango Juliet said...

The more I learn, the less I find I know.

Guffaw in AZ said...

Everyone knows Batman doesn't fly!

Kirk said...

Batman doesn't fly, no...but he certainly "falls with style"!

Mick Havoc said...

That's right.
He just falls with style.