Harry Wong
Dec 2017
Vol 14 No 4

Apple Seed Quotes for Educators

By Barb Stutesman

Barb S apple seedsIn case you missed them, here are the daily Apple Seed quotes posted by Barb S./ret. on the main chatboard during last month. Enjoy! Please add your favorite quote in the Comments section at the bottom of this page.

07-01: Those who stand for nothing fall for anything. ~ Alexander Hamilton

07-02: Focus on other people, not just yourself. ~ Randy Pausch

07-03: You use a glass mirror to see your face; you use works of art to see your soul.~ George Bernard Shaw

07-04: The United States is the only country in the world with a known birthday.~ James G. Blaine

07-05: The past gives us experiences and memories; the present gives us challenges and opportunities; the future gives us visions and hope. ~ William Arthur Ward

07-06: Kind words can be short and easy to speak, but their echoes are truly endless. ~ Mother Teresa

07-07: Life gives you the chance to love, to work, to play, and to look up at the stars. ~ Henry Van Dyke

07-08: A good listener is not only popular everywhere, but after a while s/he gets to know something. ~ William Mizner

07-09: Put on your own oxygen mask before assisting others. ~ Randy Pausch

07-10: Character is higher than intellect. A great soul will be strong to live as well as to think. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

07-11: To lie sometimes on the grass on a summer day listening to the murmur of water, or watching the clouds float across the sky, is hardly a waste of time. ~ John Lubbock

07-12: It is difficult to believe that a person is telling the truth when you know that you would lie if you were in that person’s place. ~ H. L. Mencken

07-13: If you make people think they’re thinking, they’ll love you; but, if you really make them think, they’ll hate you. ~ Don Marquis

07-14: The penalty of success is to be bored by the people who used to snub you. ~ Nancy Astor


07-15: Imagination is the highest kite one can fly. ~ Lauren Bacall

07-16: When we become physically or emotionally run down, we can’t help anybody else. ~ Randy Pausch

07-17: The noblest search is the search for excellence. ~ Lyndon B. Johnson

07-18: That beautiful season . . . Summer . . . filled was the air with a dreamy and magical light. ~ Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

07-19: Failure is nature’s plan to prepare you for great responsibilities. ~ Napoleon Hill

07-20: Remember not only to say the right thing in the right place, but, far more still, to leave unsaid the wrong thing at the tempting moment.
~ Benjamin Franklin

07-21: There is nothing about you more magnetic or attractive than your smile. ~ Charles R. Swindoll

07-22: Our happiness is greatest when we contribute to the happiness of others. ~ Harriet Shepard

07-23: We cannot change the cards we are dealt, just how we play the hand. ~ Randy Pausch

07-24: The best index to a person’ character is how s/he treats people who can’t do her/him any good, and how s/he treats people who can’t fight back. ~ Abigail Van Buren

07-25: Summer afternoon . . . the two most beautiful words in the English language. ~ Henry James

07-26: What one generation sees as a luxury, the next sees as a necessity. ~ Anthony Crosland


07-27: A pessimist is a person who looks both ways before crossing a one-way street. ~ Lawrence J. Peter

07-28: Kids should have enough money to be able to do what they want, to learn what they want, but not enough money to do nothing. ~ Warren Buffet

07-29: The most potent weapon in the hands of the oppressor is the mind of the oppressed. ~ Steve Biko

07-30: If you dispense your own wisdom, others often dismiss it; if you offer wisdom from a third party, it seems less arrogant and more acceptable. ~ Randy Pausch

07-31: Act as if what you do makes a difference. It does. ~ William James



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