Harry Wong
Dec 2017
Vol 14 No 4

Quotes for Educators – Apple Seeds from the Teachers.Net Chatboard

By Barb Stutesman

Every day of the year, Barb S. (now retired from teaching) posts an “Apple Seed” on the general topics chatboard at Teachers.Net. In case you missed them, here are the “seeds” she planted during January. Enjoy reading them for your own pleasure or to share in newsletters, morning announcements or even as discussion starters during class or faculty gatherings. Tweet out the link, too!

01-01: No one ever regarded the first day of January with indifference. ~ Charles Lamb

01-02: Now is the accepted time to make your regular annual good resolutions. Next week you can begin paving hell with them as usual. ~ Mark Twain

01-03: And now we welcome the new year, full of things that have never been.~ Rainer Maria Rilke

01-04: One resolution I have made, and try always to keep, is this: to rise above the little things. ~ John Burroughs

01-05: May your coming year be filled with magic and dreams and good madness. I hope you read some fine books and kiss someone who thinks you’re wonderful, and don’t forget to make some art – write or draw or sing or live only as you can. And I hope, somewhere in the next year, you surprise yourself. ~ Neil Gaiman

01-06: There comes a time when you roll up your sleeves and put yourself at the top of your commitment list. ~Marian Wright Edelman

01-07: What great thing would you attempt if you knew you would not fail? ~ Dr. Robert H. Schuller

01-08: Dreams not only come true, they can exceed your wildest expectations. ~ Tiffany Loren Rowe

01-09: To be or not to be, that is your decision. ~ Pat Paradowski

01-10: Apologies are not pass/fail. ~ Randy Pausch

01-11: Be special, be anything but mediocre. ~ Anita Roddick

01-12: Winter is the time for comfort, for good food, for warmth, for the touch of a friendly hand and a talk beside the fire. It is a time for home. ~ Edith Sitwell

01-13: What do you pack to pursue a dream, and what do you leave behind? ~ Sandra Sharpe

01-14: Ain’t no chance if you don’t take it. ~ Guy Clark

01-15: Nothing pains some people more than having to think. ~ Martin Luther King, Jr. [continued on next page]



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