I have spread my dreams beneath your feet. Tread softly because you tread on my dreams. ~W.B. YEATS
Every great dream begins with a dreamer. Always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach for the stars to change the world. ~HARRIET TUBMAN
First say to yourself what you would be; and then do what you have to do. ~Epictetus
Go to the people. Learn from them. Live with them.
Start with what they know. Build with what they have.
The best of leaders when the job is done, when the task is accomplished, the people will say we have done it ourselves. ~Lao Tzu
If your actions inspire others to dream more,
learn more, do more and become more,
you are a leader. ~John Quincy Adams
Little minds are tamed and subdued by misfortune,
but great minds rise above them. ~Washington Irving
A wise man adapts himself to circumstances as water shapes itself to the vessel that contains it. ~Chinese Proverb
A moment's insight
is sometimes worth
a life's experience.
~Oliver Wendall Holmes
Do not let what you cannot do interfere
with what you can do. ~John Wooden
Believe that you are defeated, believe it long enough,
and it is likely to become a fact. ~Norman Vincent Peale
Children are the world's most valuable resource and its best
hope for the future. ~John F. Kennedy
Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing. ~Albert Schweitzer
Keep away from people who try
to belittle your ambitions.
Small people always do that,
but the really great make you feel
that you, too, can become great.
Whatever the mind can conceive and believe,
the mind can achieve. ~Napoleon Hill
The quality of a person's life is in direct proportion to their commitment to excellence, regardless of their chosen field of endeavor.
Always do your best.
What you plant now,
I don't believe you have to be better than everybody else. I believe you have to be better
than you ever thought you could be. ~Ken Venturi
If you want to conquer fear, don't sit home and think about it. Go out and get busy. ~Dale Carnegie
No matter how many goals
you have achieved, you must set your sights on a higher one.
If you talk to a man in a language he understands, that goes to his head.
If you talk to him in his language,
that goes to his heart. ~Nelson Mandela
It's not what you look at that matters, it's what you see.
~Henry David Thoreau
The teacher who is indeed wise does not bid you to enter the house of his wisdom but rather leads you to the threshold of your mind. ~Khalil Gibran
When it is obvious that
the goals cannot be reached,
don't adjust the goals,
The purpose of life is a life of purpose. ~Robert Byrne
Nothing is impossible,
We can't help everyone,
but everyone can help someone. ~Ronald Reagan
A loving heart is the beginning of all knowledge. ~Thomas Carlyle
In order to succeed, your desire for success
should be greater than your fear of failure.
Do not follow where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.
Harold R. McAlindon
Where there is no vision, the people perish.
Leadership does not always wear the harness of compromise.
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, is not an act but a habit.
Make happy those who are near, and those who are far will come.
Happiness lies in the joy of achievement and the thrill of creative effort.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
What we learn with pleasure we never forget.
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 what is hidden as a seed.
I touch the future. I teach.
Blessed is the influence of one true, loving human soul on another.
Any genuine teaching will result, if successful, in someone's knowing how to bring about a better condition of things than existed earlier.
Better than a thousand days of diligent study is one day with a great teacher.
Events in our classrooms today will prompt world events tomorrow.
L. Lloyd Trump
Reading is to the mind, what exercise is to the body.
Sir Richard Steele
There is nothing wrong with America that cannot be cured by what is right with America.
William Jefferson Clinton
It takes all sorts to make a world.
Have you ever really had a teacher? One who saw you as a raw but precious thing, a jewel that, with wisdom, could be polished to a proud shine?
We make the road, others will make the journey.
It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge.
Talent is like electricity. We don't understand electricity. We use it.
In all things we learn only from those we love.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
The secret of education is respecting the pupil.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
You cannot shake hands with a clenched fist.
A word of encouragement during a failure is worth more than an hour of praise after success.
You cannot hold a man down without staying down with him.
Booker T. Washington
Children may forget what you say, but they'll never forget how you made them feel.
Parker J. Palmer
We worry about what a child will be tomorrow, yet we forget the he or she is someone today.
Education is not filling a bucket, but lighting a fire.
When love and skill work together, expect a masterpiece.
From what we get, we can make a living; what we give, however, makes a life.
We may have all come on different ships, but we're in the same boat now.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
It is better to light one candle than to curse the darkness.
Christopher Society, motto
Expect a miracle!
The ark was built by amateurs and the Titanic by experts. Don't wait for experts.
Even if you're on the right track, you'll get run over if you just sit there.
Be the change that you want to see in the world.
Don't compromise yourself. You are all you've got.