Harry Wong
Dec 2017
Vol 14 No 4

Apple Seeds – Quotes for Educators

By Barb Stutesman

In case you missed them, here are the daily Apple Seed quotes Barb S./HS/retired posted during September. The Apple Seeds are bits of timeless wisdom that can enhance your daily announcements, newsletters, faculty meetings and provoke discussion with students.

09-01: Prepare! The time will come when winter will ask what you were doing all summer. ~ Henry Clay

09-02: Never cut loose from your longings.~ Amos Oz

09-03: It’s time to start living the life you’ve imagined.~ Henry James

09-04: I believe in the dignity of labor, whether with head or hand; that the world owes no one a living but that it owes every person an opportunity to make a living. ~ John D. Rockefeller

09-05: The most important day of a person’s education is the first day of school, not Graduation Day. ~ Harry Wong

09-06: Experience is what you get when you didn’t get what you wanted. ~ Randy Pausch

09-07: Something wonderful, something hidden – a dream unique to you. Find it. Follow it. Cherish it. Make the dream come true! ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

09-08: September days are here, with summer’s best of weather and autumn’s best of cheer. ~ Helen Hunt Jackson

09-09: Act as if it were impossible to fail. ~ Dorthea Brande

10-10: Few things are more delightful than grandchildren fighting over your lap. ~ Doug Larson

09-11: Before they were murdered that morning, most people’s last words were “I love you”, not “I hate you”. May we always remember that the power of love is exponentially greater than the power of hate. ~ B. L. Ochman

09-12: Grant me the courage not to give up, even though I think it is hopeless. ~ Chester W. Nimitz

09-13: Failure is not just acceptable; it’s often essential. ~ Randy Pausch

09-14: If you can’t win your race, make sure the guy ahead of you breaks the record. ~ Steve Prefontaine

09-15: Summer gathers up her robes of glory and, like a dream, glides away. ~ Sarah Helen Whitman

09-16: If you’re already walking on thin ice, why not dance? ~ Gil Atkinson

09-17: Everyone has the right to risk their own life in order to save it. ~ Jean-Jacques Rousseau

09-18: Those on top of the mountain didn’t fall there. ~ Marcus Washling

09-19: The wonderful thing about the game of life is that winning and losing are only temporary . . . unless you quit. ~ Fred Mills

09-20: Rosh Hashanah isn’t just about being new; it’s about change. ~ Max Levis

09-21: The person who fails often knows how to avoid future failures.~ Randy Pausch

09-22: Autumn’s the mellow time.~ William Allingham

09-23: What is hard to endure will be sweet to recall.~ Kobi Yamada

09-24: The road to success has many tempting parking places.~ Stephen Potter

09-25: No one has ever drowned in her/his own sweat.~ D. H. Thomas

09-26: If you decide you want to be a champion, then the work is no problem.~ Homer Barr

09-27: Experience is often the most valuable thing you have to offer.~ Randy Pausch

09-28: We are not creatures of circumstance, we are creators of circumstance.~ Benjamin Disraeli

09-29: Think of Yom Kippur as a lookout on the top of a mountain that you have been climbing all year. See your days and their moments spread out before you. Be willing to look now at this big picture of your life.~ Sara Debbie Gutfreund

09-30: Fall is the time when everything bursts with its last beauty, as if nature had been saving up all year for the grand finale.~ Lauren DeStefano



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