Where all the retired “Quotes of the Week” reside in peace and harmony.
Your life is your story. Write well. Edit often.
And when it rains on your parade, look up rather than down. Without the rain, there would be no rainbow.
~Gilbert K. Chesterton
Flattery is like chewing gum. Enjoy it but don’t swallow it.
Never measure the height of a mountain until you have reached the top. Then you will see how low it was.
You know, somebody actually complimented me on my driving today. They left a little note on the windscreen, it said ‘Parking Fine.’ So that was nice.
Not to engage in the pursuit of ideas is to live like ants instead of like men.
It is what you do from now on that will either move our civilization forward a few tiny steps, or else… begin to march us steadily backward.
The road to success is always under construction.
Start strong, stay strong, and finish strong by remembering why you started in the first place.
The greatest sign of success for a teacher… is to be able to say, ‘The children are now working as if I did not exist.’
People are not lazy. They simply have impotent goals – that is, goals that do not inspire them.
Hope is a good breakfast, but it is a bad supper.
The beauty of a woman is not in the clothes she wears, the figure that she carries or the way she combs her hair.
The great thing about getting older is that you don’t lose all the other ages you’ve been.
You can cut all the flowers but you cannot keep spring from coming.
Where words fail, music speaks.
~Hans Christian Andersen
The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes.
Family is like branches on a tree, we all grow in different directions, but our roots remain as one.
If the sight of the blue skies fills you with joy, if a blade of grass springing up in the fields has power to move you, if the simple things of nature have a message that you understand, rejoice, for your soul is alive.
The worst wheel of the cart makes the most noise.
Siblings: children of the same parents, each of whom is perfectly normal until they get together.
Winners never quit and quitters never win.
If you saw a heat wave, would you wave back?
It isn’t the mountains ahead to climb that wear you out; it’s the pebble in your shoe.
He who opens a school door, closes a prison.