"Life is a word problem."
"Life is hard...get a helmet!"
"Mathematics is not a spectator sport!" George Polya
"Be the author of your learning"
"It is not enough to have a good mind.
The main thing is to use it well." Discours de la Méthode
"We are all concerned about the future of American education. But as I tell my students, you do not enter the future--you create the future. The future is created through hard work." Jaime Escalante