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Archives - February 2015

February 1, 2015

The truth is the Super Bowl long ago became more than just a football game. It's part of our culture like turkey at Thanksgiving and lights at Christmas, and like those holidays beyond their meaning, a factor in our economy.

– Bob Schieffer

February 2, 2015

Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.

– Nelson Mandela

February 3, 2015

It's fine to celebrate success but it is more important to heed the lessons of failure.

– Bill Gates

February 4, 2015

The purpose of art is washing the dust of daily life off our souls.

– Pablo Picasso

February 5, 2015

A wink is a little piece of your heart, a wordless smile, a special link.

– J.L.W. Brooks

February 6, 2015

He who is not courageous enough to take risks will accomplish nothing in life.

– Muhammad Ali

February 7, 2015

Don’t let the fear of not pleasing someone stop you from being creative.

– Wil Wheaton

February 8, 2015

Do what you feel in your heart to be right --- for you'll be criticized anyway. You'll be damned if you do, and damned if you don't.

– Eleanor Roosevelt

February 9, 2015

Feelings are really your GPS system for life. When you're supposed to do something, or not supposed to do something, your emotional guidance system lets you know.

– Oprah Winfrey

February 10, 2015

Black History Month must be more than just a month of remembrance; it should be a tribute to our history and reminder of the work that lies in the months and years ahead.

– Marty Meehan

February 11, 2015

Everyone has inside of him a piece of good news. The good news is that you don't know how great you can be! How much you can love! What you can accomplish! And what your potential is!

– Anne Frank

February 12, 2015

In the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.

– Abraham Lincoln

February 13, 2015

Every book you pick up has its own lesson or lessons, and quite often the bad books have more to teach than the good ones.

– Stephen King

February 14, 2015

When you're in love you never really know whether your elation comes from the qualities of the one you love, or if it attributes them to her; whether the light which surrounds her like a halo comes from you, from her, or from the meeting of your sparks.

– Natalie Clifford Barney

February 15, 2015

Walking with a friend in the dark is better than walking alone in the light.

– Helen Keller

February 16, 2015

Ohio claims they are due a president as they haven't had one since Taft.  Look at the United States, they have not had one since Lincoln.

– Will Rogers

February 17, 2015

The first wealth is health.

– Ralph Waldo Emerson

February 18, 2015

If you want to see the true measure of a man, watch how he treats his inferiors, not his equals.

– J.K. Rowling

February 19, 2015

For children, diversity needs to be real and not merely relegated to learning the names of the usual suspects during Black History Month or enjoying south-of-the-border cuisine on Cinco de Mayo. It means talking to and spending time with kids not like them so that they may discover those kids are in fact just like them.

– John Ridley

February 20, 2015

If I have done the public any service, it is due to my patient thought.

– Isaac Newton

February 21, 2015

Words --- so innocent and powerless as they are, as standing in a dictionary, how potent for good and evil they become in the hands of one who knows how to combine them.

– Nathaniel Hawthorne

February 22, 2015

Truth will ultimately prevail where there is pains to bring it to light.

– George Washington

February 23, 2015

Black history isn't a separate history. This is all of our history, this is American history, and we need to understand that. It has such an impact on kids and their values and how they view black people.

– Karyn Parsons

February 24, 2015

Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young. The greatest thing in life is to keep your mind young.

– Henry Ford

February 25, 2015

The world is a book, and those who do not travel read only a page.

– Saint Augustine

February 26, 2015

Humor is a spontaneous, wonderful bit of an outburst that just comes. It's unbridled, its unplanned, it's full of suprises.

– Erma Bombeck

February 27, 2015

The task of the modern educator is not to cut down jungles, but to irrigate deserts.

– C.S. Lewis

February 28, 2015

Bitterness is like cancer. It eats upon the host. But anger is like fire. It burns it all clean.

– Maya Angelou