Never made a mistake Einstein Quote

The Quote Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new. – Albert Einstein VOCABULARY Mistake (noun) = an error What does it mean? Einstein is saying that if you have never made a mistake before then you haven’t done anything new. He is saying...

Einstein quote about Education

Education is what remains after one has forgotten what one has learned in school. – Albert Einstein VOCABULARY To remain (verb) = to stay behind To forget (verb) = to not remember Remember that there are two ways of writing the past tense and past participle of...

What is beautiful is good

The Quote What is beautiful is good, and who is good will soon also be beautiful. – Sappho (died 610 B.C.) Greek lyric poet Thoughts on the Quote There’s a common proverb similar to this one, Beauty is in the eye of the beholder, meaning that each person...

The art of being kind Quote

The Quote So many gods, so many creeds, So many paths that wind and wind While just the art of being kind Is all the sad world needs. Ella Wheeler Cox, 1850 – 1919 American writer and poet   VOCABULARY Creed – a set of principles or opinions, especially with...

Make the most of the best

The Quote “Make the most of the best and the least of the worst” Robert Luis Stevenson, 1850-1894, Scottish writer and poet VOCABULARY To make the most of something means to get as many advantages and to extract as many benefits as possible out of an opportunity. The...

Happy man in a happy place

The Quote “It is impossible for a man to be made happy by putting him in a happy place, unless he be first in a happy state.” Benjamin Whichcote (1609-1683), English philosopher and theologian VOCABULARY Unless = except if State = the condition of a person or thing...