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" You can lead a horse to water but you can't make it drink. "
This Can't Happen To Me!: Tackling Type 2 diabetes - Page 90
by Tim Bowden - 2004 - 207 pages
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Research and Development in the Federal Budget: Hearings Before the ...

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Science and Technology - Budget - 1979 - 452 pages
...predictability and, therefore, the expected rate of return of any investment declines. My own judgment is that you can lead a horse to water, but you can't make it drink; that you won't see substantial investment in an area like this until you see a more predictable and...
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The Status of Democratic Transitions in Central America: Hearings ..., Volume 4

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Foreign Affairs. Subcommittee on Western Hemisphere Affairs - Central America - 1988 - 190 pages
...one thing I think I would suggest. Mr. SOLARZ. Well, Dr. Lowenthal, we have a saying in our country that you can lead a horse to water, but you can't make it drink. My impression is that both sides have been willing to negotiate. The problem is that their positions...
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The Miracle Method: A Radically New Approach to Problem Drinking

Scott D. Miller, Insoo Kim Berg - Medical - 1995 - 172 pages
...additional help even though they might need some. The results of this study confirm the commonsense notion that "You can lead a horse to water, but you can't make it drink." The same results, however, contradict the philosophy of most traditional treatment programs which holds...
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The Self-Directed Teacher: Managing the Learning Process

David Nunan, Professor David Nunan, Clarice Lamb - Foreign Language Study - 1996 - 296 pages
...effective learning. The folk wisdom of the staff room has it that "unmotivated students just won't learn," that "you can lead a horse to water, but you can't make it drink," and "it's only Ali's attitude that prevents him from achieving his full potential." Unfortunately, affective...
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Life and How to Survive It

Robin Skynner, John Cleese - Health & Fitness - 1996 - 432 pages
...persist at your clinics? Robin Well, I had to accept the polarisation to some extent, in the sense that you can lead a horse to water but you can't make it drink. But I refused to accept a polarisation as far as communication was concerned. So at first some of us...
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Yes, You Can: 1,200 Inspiring Ideas for Work, Home, and Happiness

Sam Deep - Psychology - 2008 - 288 pages
...put this in terms you can understand.") $ Avoid cliches. You won't impress people by reminding them that you can lead a horse to water but you can't make it drink. Use positive statements. Change "I don't mind helping you" to "I would enjoy helping you." $ Avoid...
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Students at Risk: Solutions to Classroom Challenges

Cheryll Duquette - Education - 2001 - 128 pages
...the student wanted to be an equal partner in the development of the "extra work." An old maxim states that you can lead a horse to water, but you can't make it drink. This saying is particularly appropriate when working with teens and pre-teens who often worry about...
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The Complete Idiot's Guide to Knowledge Management

Melissie Clemmons Rumizen - Business & Economics - 2002 - 315 pages
...benchmarking manager, I was active with teams Know Nos Communities of practice remind me of the adage that you can lead a horse to water but you can't make it drink. I would change that for communities of practice to add that you can't even necessarily lead this horse...
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Motivational Management: Inspiring Your People for Maximum Performance

Alexander Hiam - Business & Economics - 2003 - 276 pages
...eager to take up this challenge. I named my most recent book Making Horses Drink after the old saying that you can lead a horse to water, but you can't make it drink. There are also some — perhaps many — things you cannot simply tell employees to do or make your...
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A Witch's Book of Answers

Eileen Holland, Cerelia - Body, Mind & Spirit - 2003 - 384 pages
...this union. And smile upon our Love. How can I get someone to love me back? Remember the old saying that you can lead a horse to water, but you can't make it drink. You're asking for advice to force the horse to drink. That's manipulative magic, psychic rape. If I...
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