Harry Wong
Jan 2017
Vol 14 No 1

Apple Seeds – Quotes for Educators

By Barb Stutesman

Apple Seeds posted on the Teacher Chatboard during February 2011

02-01:  The most important outcome of education is to help students become independent of formal education.   ~ Paul E. Gray

02-02:  The groundhog is like most other prophets; it delivers its prediction and then disappears.   ~ Bill Vaughn

02-03:  Not everything needs to be fixed.   ~ Randy Pausch

02-04:  Hot heads and cold hearts never solved anything.   ~ Rev. Billy Graham

02-05:  Nature and books belong to the eyes that see them.   ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

02-06:  Kindness is more important than wisdom, and the recognition of this is the beginning of wisdom.   ~ Theodore Isaac Rubin

02-07:  Obstacles cannot crush me; every obstacle yields to stern resolve. ~ Leonardo da Vinci

02-08:  A good teacher is one who says something that you won’t understand until ten years later.   ~ Julius Lester

02-09:  No matter how bad things are, you can always make things worse. At the same time, it is often within your power to make them better.   ~ Randy Pausch

02-10:  Don’t let what you cannot do interfere with what you CAN do!   ~ John Wooden

02-11:  Discovery consists in seeing what everybody has seen and thinking what nobody has thought.   ~ Albert von Szent-Gyorgi

02-12:  Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any one thing.   ~ Abraham Lincoln

02-13:  A book is like a garden carried in the pocket.   ~ Chinese proverb

02-14:  Love and magic have a great deal in common. They enrich the soul, delight the heart. And they both take practice.   ~ Nora Roberts

02-15:  Trust in yourself. Your perceptions are often more accurate than you are willing to believe.   ~ Claudia Black

02-16:  Time must be explicitly managed, like money.   ~ Randy Pausch

02-17:  Insist on yourself; never imitate.   ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

02-18:  If I am not I, who will be?   ~ Henry David Thoreau

02-19:  If you think you can or you think you can’t, you are right.   ~ Henry Ford

02-20:  Nothing splendid has ever been achieved except by those who dared to believe that something inside them was superior to circumstance.   ~ John Barton

02-21:  A person is happy so long as s/he chooses to be happy, and nothing can stop her/him.   ~ Alexander Solzhenitsyn

02-22:  It is better to offer no excuse than a bad one.   ~ George Washington

02-23:  You can always change your plan, but only if you have one.   ~ Randy Pausch

02-24:  With courage you will dare to take risks, have the strength to be compassionate and the wisdom to be humble.   ~ Keshavan Nair

02-25:  To gain that which is worth having, it may be necessary to lose everything. ~ Bernadette Devlin

02-26:  We can easily forgive a child who is afraid of the dark. The real tragedy is when people are afraid of the light.   ~ Plato

02-27:  The most pathetic person in the world is someone who has sight but no vision. ~ Helen Keller

02-28:  Dogs are the most amazing creatures. They give unconditional love. For me, they are the role models for being alive.~ Gilda Radner



Comment on this article...

Next Article...
This entry was posted on Tuesday, March 1st, 2011 and is filed under Barb Stutesman, February 2011. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0 feed. Both comments and pings are currently closed.
Teachers.Net Gazette Vol.8 No.2 February 2011

Harry & Rosemary Wong: Effective Teaching
Even Shakespeare Had Structure
Procedures evolve as needs change, but the need students have for structure and reliability has never been more pressing....

Cover Story by Todd Nelson
Rigor v. Vigor?
We don't deliberate for long about "reject" and "denounce," but we know the sound of vigor like the crack of bat hitting a line drive past second base....

»The End of the Male Teacher: Seniority RulesAlan Haskvitz
»At-Risk Kids - Gloom, Despair, Misery, and PainBill Page
»When Students Play Tricks on the Substitute TeacherBarbara Pressman
»Transform Envelopes into "iPods" to Store Math FlashcardsHeidi Samuelson
»How Can I Present an Image of Strength? Advice for SubsBarbara Pressman
»5 Web Sites for Busy EducatorsMarjan Glavac
»Classroom Storage Ideas - A Baker's Dozen!Susan Fitzell
»Apple Seeds - Quotes for EducatorsBarb Stutesman
»Reality Shows About School - LearningLaffsHumorist John P. Wood
»How to Use Peer Mediation as an Alternative to Traditional Disciplinary PracticesLeah Davies
»Foot Theme: Seuss, Animal Tracks, Math, Read Across America
»The Rant of the Ancient Mariner: I Would Have Learned if I CouldBill Page
»Quotable T-Netters
»Lessons, Activities: Dr. Seuss, Read Across America, Lincoln, Black History
»Substitute Teaching A - Z
»Recipes for the Crock Pot - Beef Stroganoff, Chuck Roast
»Academic Rigor - Barbara Blackburn
»Short Month, Long on Special DaysRon Victoria
»Links & Likes
»Substitute Teaching (pt 2)
»Lessons: Mitten Math, Hat Glyph, Hibernation, Calendar, more!
»Norman Rockwell Digital Art Collection Now Available Online
»Is Your Teaching Voice Too Loud? Here's Advice
»Printables for PreK - 12 Teachers

By State
AL   AK   AZ   AR   CA   CO   CT   DE   DC   FL   GA   HI   ID   IL   IN   IA   KS   KY   LA    ME   MD   MA   MI   MN   MS   MO   MT   NE   NV   NH   NJ   NM   NY   NC   ND   OH   OK   OR   PA   RI   SC   SD   TN   TX   UT   VT     VA   WA   WV   WI   WY