Harry Wong
Oct 2017
Vol 14 No 3

Apple Seed Quotes for Educators

By Barb Stutesman

Every morning, 365 days a year, Barb S./ret. posts a quote on the Teacher Chatboard. In case you missed one or more during October, here’s what Barb shared in order to inspire her colleagues in education, and their students.

11-01:  Each thought that is welcomed and recorded is a nest egg, by the side of which more will be laid.   ~ Henry David Thoreau


11-02: Showing gratitude is one of the simplest yet most powerful things humans can do for each other.   ~ Randy Pausch


11-03:  The real malady is fear of life, not death.   ~ Naguib Mahfouz


11-04:  The vineyard’s ruby treasures brighten Autumn’s soberer time.   ~ Thomas More


11-05:  No matter how hard the past, you can always begin again today.   ~ the Buddha


11-06:  Pursue worthy aims.   ~ Seneca


11-07:  In the power to change yourself is the power to change the world around you.~ Anwar Sadat


11-08:  Elections are won by women and men chiefly because most people vote against somebody rather than for somebody.   ~ Franklin P. Adams


11-09:  There are respectful, considerate things that can be done in life that will be appreciated by the recipient, and only good things can result.   ~ Randy Pausch


11-10:  Do the little things well now. In time, great things will be presented to you, waiting to be done.   ~ Persian proverb


11-11:  On the battlefield, the military pledges to leave no soldier behind. As a nation, let it be our pledge that, when they return home, we leave no veteran behind.~ Dan Lipinski


11-12:  It is time for all of us to cheer for the doer, the achiever – the one who recognizes challenge and does something about it.   ~ Vince Lombardi


11-13:  Sometimes things become possible if we want them enough.   ~ T. S. Eliot


11-14:  Don’t be run so much by what you lack as by what you have already achieved.~ Marcus Aurelius


11-15:  Courage is grace under pressure.   ~ Ernest Hemingway


11-16:  The best shortcut is the long way, which is basically two words: work hard.~ Randy Pausch


11-17:  To move the world, we must first move ourselves.   ~ Socrates


11-18:  Autumn is a season followed immediately by looking forward to spring.~ Doug Larson


11-19:  The great doing of little things makes the great life.   ~ Eugenia Price


11-120:  If you are not ready today, you will be even less so tomorrow.   ~ Ovid


11-21:  Happy are those whose life is today.   ~ Ayi Kwei Armah


11-22:  Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names.   ~ John F. Kennedy


11-23:  Sometimes you can’t pay it back, so you just have to pay it forward.   ~ Randy Pausch


11-24:  As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live them.   ~ John F. Kennedy


11-25:  Oh, for the good old days when people would stop Christmas shopping when they ran out of money.   ~ Unknown


11-26:  Education is not the piling on of learning information, data, facts, skills, or abilities – that’s training or instruction – but is rather a making visible of what is hidden as a seed.   ~ Thomas Moore


11-27:  Acceptance of prevailing standards often means we have no standards of our own.   ~ Jean Toomer


11-28:  Cyber Monday is a kinder, gentler version of Black Friday.   ~ AnnaMaria Andriotis


11-29:  All growth is a leap in the dark.   ~ Henry Miller


11-30:  Go out and do for others what somebody did for you.   ~ Randy Pausch


Barb Stutesman is a retired middle school English teacher whose activities include community theater anchoring a local radio program. Her dedication to posting Apple Seeds of inspiration for many years is deeply appreciated by the Teachers.Net Community.



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