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June 2021 - Year 23 - Issue 3

ISSN 1755-9715

My Quotes

Rushan Ziatdinov is a professor of engineering, applied mathematics and education. He taught in Russia, Turkey and is teaching now in the Department of Industrial Engineering, Keimyung University in Daegu, Republic of Korea. He holds a PhD degree from Ulyanovsk State University, Russia. Email:


Teachers can find online powerful and inspirational quotations from both historic and modern figures. These can make excellent decorations for classrooms, cafeterias, or school hallways, offering brief but impactful messages to students. Beyond these presentations, they can also be integrated into a teacher's lesson, to connect material to motivational messages and to help students make connections to notable thinkers. Students can learn English from these quotes, and understand how scientists, innovators and educators think and show the truth. If you want to inspire students, please use inspirational and motivational quotes in your classes.

  1. I do not live in Korea, the USA or Russia. I live on the planet called Earth.
  2. Contact your friends when they need you, but before you need them.
  3. Help each other grow up.
  4. Life is too short to spend doing negative things.
  5. I suggest that students to develop their memory. If they do, education will be more fun.
  6. We live in a world with deep social problems.
  7. Humans have accomplished much in the last one hundred years, but have lost their sense of humanity.
  8. If citizens are not happy, governments are not successful.
  9. If students do not understand, it does not mean that their professor should simplify the content of his lecture. Better to explain complex things using more understandable language.
  10. If you want to learn fast, develop your memory.
  11. Lack of motivation makes learning a heavy burden.
  12. The fifth industrial revolution will be related to the evolution of human minds and humanism.
  13. The creator of the Brainnet will rule the world.
  14. If you use a traditional textbook for teaching will it really help students that much?
  15. One of the dark sides of competition is that people start promoting their own interests.
  16. Collecting points is not real life, but only a game.
  17. Countries and governments may fade away in the future.
  18. Many people have expensive cars, but, as a result, do not have money in their pockets.
  19. Universities which have an officer of happiness will enter the golden age of education.
  20. A doctor must first heal a person’s soul.
  21. Never go with the flow of life. There are so many fools in it.
  22. Life is a ladder of progress. We ascend, only to fall into the abyss one day.
  23. Every lecture should include a surprise for the students.
  24. Scientists and engineers have created robots so that people won’t be exploited.
  25. A professor is not a magician. He cannot easily put knowledge into a student's head.
  26. Instead of studying hard, study smart.
  27. The time will come when plastic will begin to turn back into oil and be pumped underground.
  28. In the future, a journal impact factor will lose meaning. People will care more about how intelligent and deep the research is.
  29. When Africa comes of age, you will understand what discrimination is.
  30. University ranking is one of the ways to enable the plundering of the state treasury.
  31. When education loses its pedagogical component, it turns into a dull dialogue between the lecturer and the student.
  32. Can a society exist in which everyone is rich?
  33. In the future, scientists will design new happier cities where nobody will need money.
  34. The collective consciousness of the future will force people to abandon personal transport. As a result, public transportation will be able to develop to limits inconceivable to us.
  35. The teaching profession may disappear in the digital future.
  36. Professors of the future will not teach, but only think and share their ideas with society.
  37. A teaching assistant is the mediator between the professor and the student.
  38. If many people leave their country, then all is not well in it.
  39. If human organs had an inorganic membrane, cancer metastases would not develop as quickly as they do now.
  40. By doing only mundane tasks, we forget about important goals.
  41. Lies increase as time passes.
  42. In the digital age, if a whiteboard cannot save what the instructor has written, then it is useless.
  43. Artificial intelligence will lead to a virtual decrease in the world's population.
  44. The more complex the research you do, the less the chances are of it being cited.
  45. The main goal of a presentation is to impress an audience.
  46. Nowadays, many people are thinking in stereotypes. I suggest that they start thinking systemically.
  47. It is hard to find a diamond inside garbage.
  48. Manuscripts based on statistical data have no future. They all speak about what happened in the past or the present.
  49. When I help people, I feel satisfied.
  50. There will be only two grades in the schools of the future, 0 (fail) and 1 (pass).
  51. One of the goals of modern education is to minimize the conflict between professors and students.
  52. Numbers keep humans stressed.
  53. As of July 3, 2020, Google Scholar includes 3.2 million manuscripts which contain the term “oncology” and 5.6 million manuscripts which mention “cancer”, but the illness still exists. Strange, isn’t it?
  54. Why are paintings not peer reviewed?
  55. My university classmates who had the highest GPAs have disappeared into the past.
  56. Training people in different areas which are not connected to each other is necessary. Such an approach may help people to resist losing their jobs due to artificial intelligence and automation.
  57. On Facebook, stupid things get more likes?
  58. Old books are much better than the new ones.
  59. Contact your friends when they need you, not when you need them.
  60. Never believe anything you hear unless it is verified three times.
  61. We are not so much people, as we are birds, because we live on high.
  62. Doublemindedness and lies have become faithful companions of modern people.
  63. In a society where fraud is flourishing, decent people have no place.
  64. Many people fear criticism, as because it tears off their mask of lies.
  65. Competition must have a human face. If not, when it gets out of control, it turns into a beast.
  66. If there were no state, people would feel like they have more freedom.
  67. The more a person complains, the more negativity gathers in his soul.
  68. A scientific manuscript is a picture that the author draws. However, the modern manuscript review system often encourages conformity, giving it a standardized look that does not stand out from many other works.
  69. The milk will not turn sour, even if left on the table for a week.
  70. Give older people on public transport a place to sit. They have worked all their life so that you can have a decent future.
  71. It is good that books still have a smell.
  72. Start each day with a smile. It will give power to others.
  73. When someone falls down, stop by and help them. When you fall down, someone will help you.
  74. Drivers should be careful when approaching pedestrian crossing. Nowadays, many people have their eyes on their smartphones.
  75. One who cannot compare, cannot understand.
  76. To write articles intelligently, one needs to spend a lot of time thinking.


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