Something To Think About: Phil Mickelson

ATC Graduation 2012
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I think a college education is important no matter what you do in life.–Phil Mickelson

Mickelson makes a great point. Knowledge can help you go far, and attending college is one way to get it.


Something To Think About: Marilyn vos Savant

Cats watching prey
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To acquire knowledge, one must study; but to acquire wisdom, one must observe.–Marilyn vos Savant

Just like our friends looking out the window, sometimes just watching can deepen our insights and perception of the world. What will you observe today?

Something To Think About: Ruben Santiago-Hudson

Classical Definition of Knowledge
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My knowledge and thirst for knowledge has no expiration date… It goes until I’m dead. I will be learning and studying from youth, as well as people older than me… Having degrees as a person of color in this country is the one thing that can’t nobody take away from me.
–Ruben Santiago-Hudson

Santiago-Hudson is right. Once you earn that degree, you own it for a lifetime.

Something To Think About: Israelmore Ayivor
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Learn new things. Do progressive research into what you do and find out how others outside your quarters are doing it. Dare to be excellent. Average brands easily go into extinction soonest.
― Israelmore Ayivor, Shaping the Dream

To avoid being average and the threat of extinction, what do you need to learn? How will you push yourself out of your comfort zone?