Harry Wong
Dec 2017
Vol 14 No 4

Quotes for Educators – Apple Seeds of Inspiration

By Barb Stutesman

Following are the Apple Seed quotes posted by Barb on the Teacher Chatboard each morning during March.

03-01:  I would rather fail in a cause that someday will triumph than win in a cause that I know will someday fail. ~ Woodrow Wilson

03-02:  To-Do lists help us break life into small steps. ~ Randy Pausch

03-03:  Without education, you’re not going anywhere in this world. ~ Malcolm X

03-04:  I always have choices, and sometimes it’s only a choice of attitude. ~ Judith M. Knowlton

03-05:  Treat a person as s/he is, and s/he will remain as s/he is. Treat a person as s/he can and should be, and s/he will become as s/he can and should be. ~ Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

03-06:  A great teacher never strives to explain her/his vision. S/He simply invites you to stand beside her/him and see for yourself. ~ R. Inman

03-07:  We judge ourselves by what we feel capable of doing, while others judge us by what we have done. ~ Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

03-08:  Life is what happens while you are making other plans. ~ John Lennon

03-09:  Ask yourself: Are you spending your time on the right things? ~ Randy Pausch

03-10:  It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it. ~ Aristotle

03-11: Social justice and freedom both now increasingly depend on how each society deals with three issues: education, information technology (including the media), and freedom of expression. ~ Alvin Toffler

03-12: There is an old saying that the course of civilization is a race between catastrophe and education. In a democracy such as ours, we must make sure that education wins the race. ~ John F. Kennedy

03-13:  The beauty of daylight-saving time is that it just makes everyone feel sunnier. ~ Edward Markey

03-14:  Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence. ~ Robert Frost

03-15:  Beware the Ides of March. ~ William Shakespeare

03-16:  Develop a good filing system. ~ Randy Pausch

03-17:  Put silk on a goat, and it’s still a goat. ~ Irish proverb

03-18:  Do, or do not. There is no “try”. ~ Yoda, The Empire Strikes Back

03-19:  Don’t tell people how to do things. Tell them what to do, and let them surprise you with their results. ~ George S. Patton

03-20:  No winter lasts forever; no spring skips its turn. ~ Hal Borland

03-21:  Perfection itself is imperfection. ~ Vladimir Horowitz

03-22:  Give me the splendid, silent sun with all his beams full-dazzling. ~ Walt Whitman

03-23:  Rethink the telephone. ~ Randy Pausch

03-24:  It’s not the load that breaks you down; it’s how you carry it. ~ Lena Horne

03-25:  Do what you can, with what you have, where you are. ~ Theodore Roosevelt

03-26:  A word of encouragement during a failure is worth more than an hour of praise after success. ~ Anonymous

03-27:  Education without values, as useful as it is, seems rather to make a person a more clever devil. ~ C. S. Lewis

03-28:  Habit is either the best of servants or the worst of masters. ~ Nathaniel Emmons

03-29:  Don’t let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do. ~ John Wooden

03-30:  It’s better to stand when you’re on the phone. You’re more apt to speed things along. ~ Randy Pausch

03-31:  The mind, stretched to a new idea, never goes back to its original dimensions. ~ Oliver Wendell Holmes



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