Thursday, November 10, 2016

Quotes I LOVE

On Education:

Education is not preparation for Life, Education is Life itself. ― John Dewey

Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire.  William Butler Yeats

“Fairy tales do not tell children that dragons exist. Children already know that dragons exist. Fairy tales tell children the dragons can be killed.” ― G.K. Chesterton

Mistakes can be a great teacher, but only after the frustration wears off. ― Anthoinette Martell 

The gardener does not make a plant grow. The job of a gardener is to create optimal conditions. ― Sir Ken Robinson

Teaching is not rocket science, it is more complicated than that! ― Dr. Pasi Sahlberg

There is no such thing as a bad child. Every child is a gift. ― Mary Kathleen Walsh

On Doing the Right Thing:

It is our choices, Harry, that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities. ― J.K. Rowling

“You are what you do, not what you say you'll do.” ― C.G. Jung

It is well to think well, it is divine to act well. ― Horace Mann 

Being nice is a lot of work. It's easier to be a jerk.  Bob Scheltema 

"It doesn't have to be perfect. It just has to be better."  Lisa Karpenko Rollins

On Serving Others:

“Non nobis solum nati sumus.   (Not for ourselves alone are we born.)”  ― Marcus Tullius Cicero

“The best way to not feel hopeless is to get up and do something. Don’t wait for good things to happen to you. If you go out and make some good things happen, you will fill the world with hope, you will fill yourself with hope.”  Barack Obama

“Everybody can be great...because anybody can serve. You don't have to have a college degree to serve. You don't have to make your subject and verb agree to serve. You only need a heart full of grace. A soul generated by love.” ― Martin Luther King Jr.

“When we give cheerfully and accept gratefully, everyone is blessed.” ― Maya Angelou

The greatest among you will be your servant. ― Matthew 23:11

Humankind has not woven the web of life. We are but one thread within it. Whatever we do to the web, we do to ourselves. All things are bound together. All things connect.  Chief Si’ahl 

On Being Yourself:

You are intense and wonderful and amazing. . . Do not dim your light, madame.  Shoshana Jackson

"The most sophisticated people I've ever known had just one thing in common: they were all in touch with their inner children."  Jim Henson

On Life:

It's kind of fun to do the Impossible! ― Walt Disney

Be honest. Be kind. Be honorable. Work hard. And always be AWESOME! ― Wil Weaton

It was not an adventure; it was my life. ― Yehuda Amichi 

Just because two people's puzzle pieces don't match up, doesn't mean anybody is a bad person.  Shoshana Jackson

For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the LORD, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.  Jeremiah 29:11

"Garlic is like glitter, after you clean it up, you find it on you still"  James Buescher

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