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Archives - September 2011

September 1, 2011

Education is what survives when what has been learned has been forgotten.

– B.F. Skinner

September 2, 2011

It takes a great deal of courage to stand up to your enemies, but even more to stand up to your friends.

– J.K. Rowling

September 3, 2011

Don’t ask what the world needs. Ask what makes you come alive, and go do it. Because what the world needs is people who have come alive.

– Howard Thurman

September 4, 2011

Envy is the ulcer of the soul.

– Socrates

September 5, 2011

There is power; there is power in a band of working men, when they stand, hand in hand. That’s a power, that’s a power that must rule in every land.

– Joe Hill

September 6, 2011

Good teaching is one-fourth preparation and three-fourths theater.

– Albert Camus

September 7, 2011

The difference between school and life? In school, you’re taught a lesson and then given a test. In life, you’re given a test that teaches you a lesson.

– Tom Bodett

September 8, 2011

Education is when you read the fine print. Experience is what you get if you don’t.

– Pete Seeger

September 9, 2011

We worry about what a child will become tomorrow, yet we forget that he is someone today.

– Stacey Tauscher

September 10, 2011

Properly, we should read for power. Man reading should be man intensely alive. The book should be a ball of light in one’s hand.

– Ezra Pound

September 11, 2011

That some good can be derived from every event is a better proposition than that everything happens for the best, which it assuredly does not.

– James K. Feibleman

September 12, 2011

Education’s purpose is to replace an empty mind with an open one.

– Gail Goodwin

September 13, 2011

A discovery is said to be an accident meeting a prepared mind.

– Albert Szent-Gyorgyi

September 14, 2011

To live a creative life, we must lose our fear of being wrong.

– Joseph Chilton Pearce

September 15, 2011

All that is gold does not glitter; not all those that wander are lost.

– J.R.R. Tolkien

September 16, 2011

Other things may change us, but we start and end with family.

– Anthony Brandt

September 17, 2011

Democracy is based upon the conviction that there are extraordinary possibilities in ordinary people.

– Harry Emerson Fosdick

September 18, 2011

Charm is a way of getting an answer yes without asking a clear question.

– Malcolm Forbes

September 19, 2011

Courage is being afraid but going on anyhow.

– Dan Rather

September 20, 2011

You always pass failure on the way to death.

– Mickey Rooney

September 21, 2011

You can’t separate peace from freedom because no one can be at peace unless he has his freedom.

– Malcolm X

September 22, 2011

It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.

– Aristotle

September 23, 2011

For man, autumn is a time of harvest, of gathering together. For nature, it is a time of sowing, of scattering abroad.

– Edwin Way Teale

September 24, 2011

If success is not on your own terms, if it looks good to the world but does not feel good in your heart, it is not success at all.

– Anna Quindlen

September 25, 2011

People who say they sleep like a baby usually don’t have one.

– Leo J. Burke

September 26, 2011

You don’t need fancy highbrow traditions or money to really learn. You just need people with the desire to better themselves.

– Adam Cooper and Bill Collage

September 27, 2011

Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep.

– Scott Adams

September 28, 2011

A poem begins in delight and ends in wisdom.

– Robert Frost

September 29, 2011

What you give for the cause of charity in health is gold; what you give in sickness is silver; what you give after death is lead.

– Jewish Proverb

September 30, 2011

Faith is taking the first step, even when you don’t see the whole staircase.

– Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.