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The University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma is the state's public liberal arts college.
"An investment in knowledge pays the best interest."- Benjamin Franklin
"There's no excuse for the young people not knowing who the heroes and heroines are or were."- Nina Simone
"We might possess every technological resource... but if our language is inadequate, our vision remains formless."- Adrienne Rich
“Aim higher in case you fall short.”- Suzanne Collins
"The task of the modern educator is not to cut down jungles, but to irrigate deserts."- C.S. Lewis
"Life begets life. Energy creates energy. It is by spending oneself that one becomes rich."- Sarah Bernhardt
"To show your true ability is always, in a sense, to surpass the limits of your ability, to go a little beyond them."- Simone de Beauvoir
"The power of a book lies in its power to turn a solitary act into a shared vision."- Laura Bush
Emerson-Wier panel on social networks convenes at 2 p.m. in Te Ata featuring panelists from TCU, OSU & UNT.
"People who are surrounded by happy people are more likely to become happy in the future."- Dr. James Fowler
"The only reason for time is so that everything doesn't happen at once."- Albert Einstein
"The older I get, the greater power I have to help the world; I am like a snowball - the further I roll, the more I gain."- Susan B. Anthony
"Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood. Now is the time to understand more, so that we may fear less."- Marie Curie
"One can't be American by saying, 'I'm American.' It's necessary to feel America, like America, love America & then work." Georgia O' Keeffe
"Let your performance do the thinking."- Charlotte Bronte
"Nothing contributes so much to tranquilizing the mind as a steady purpose."- Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley
"Life can't be all bad when for ten dollars you can buy all the Beethoven sonatas and listen to them for ten years."- William F. Buckley Jr.
"Even though we face the difficulties of today & tomorrow, I still have a dream. It is a dream deeply rooted in the American dream."-MLK
"Books were my pass to personal freedom. I learned to read at age three & discovered there was a whole world to conquer."- Oprah Winfrey
"You've got to be a thermostat not a thermometer. A thermostat shapes the climate of opinion; a thermometer just reflects it."- Cornell West
"Either you deal with what is the reality, or you can be sure that the reality is going to deal with you."- Alex Haley
"Education is that whole system of human training within and without the school house walls, which molds and develops.”- W.E.B. Dubois
"In recognizing the humanity of our fellow beings, we pay ourselves the highest tribute."- Chief Justice Thurgood Marshall
"Education is the passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to those who prepare for it today."- Malcolm X
"It isn't where you came from, its where you're going that counts."- Ella Fitzgerald
Black history month commemoration at USAO includes Africa symposium on human rights, two documentaries
"An artist must be free to choose what he does, certainly, but he must also never be afraid to do what he might choose."- Langston Hughes
“Living within our income, laying a little by for the proverbial rainy day, can be listed among the lost arts.” George Washington Carver
"And if by chance that special place that you've been dreaming of leads you to a lonely place, find your strength in love."- Whitney Houston
"Good art provides people with a vocabulary about things they can't articulate."- Mos Def
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