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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

 

 



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