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To the world you may be just one person, but to one person you may be the world.
If your plan is for 1 year, plant rice;
If your plan is for 10 years, plant trees;
If your plan is for 100 years, educate children."
"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."
All I really need to know I learned in kindergarten ...... quotes from author, Robert Fulghum
Without realizing it, we fill important places in each other’s lives.
It’s that way with the guy at the corner grocery, the mechanic at the local garage, the family doctor, teachers, neighbors, coworkers. Good people who are always “there,” who can be relied upon in small, important ways. People who teach us, bless us, encourage us, support us, uplift us in the dailiness of life. We never tell them. I don’t know why, but we don’t.
And, of course, we fill that role ourselves. There are those who depend in us, watch us, learn from us, take from us. And we never know.
You may never have proof of your importance, but you are more important than you think. There are always those who couldn’t do without you. The rub is that you don’t always know who.”
All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten
What Teachers Make
... Taylor Mali's Inspirational Poem
Appreciating Teachers With Fun
... Scholastic blog by Meghan Everette, April 28, 2015
21 Inspirational Teacher Quotes
... Simple K12
"You can't put students first if you put teachers last."
a slideshow of quotes about teaching and teachers
...from Aunty Tech on 'The New Hive'
“Life is an opportunity, benefit from it.
Life is beauty, admire it.
Life is a dream, realize it.
Life is a challenge, meet it.
Life is a duty, complete it.
Life is a game, play it.
Life is a promise, fulfill it.
Life is sorrow, overcome it.
Life is a song, sing it.
Life is a struggle, accept it.
Life is a tragedy, confront it.
Life is an adventure, dare it.
Life is luck, make it.
Life is too precious, do not destroy it.
Life is life, fight for it.”
“Not all of us can do great things. But we can do small things with great love.”
“Kind words can be short and easy to speak, but their echoes are truly endless.”
“If you are kind, people may accuse you of selfish, ulterior motives; be kind anyway.
If you are successful, you will win some false friends and true enemies; succeed anyway.
If you are honest and frank, people may cheat you; be honest and frank anyway.
If you find serenity and happiness, they may be jealous; be happy anyway.
The good you do today, people will often forget tomorrow; do good anyway…
You see, in the final analysis, it is between you and God; it was never between you and them anyway.”
“Let no one ever come to you without leaving better and happier. Be the living expression of God's kindness: kindness in your face, kindness in your eyes, kindness in your smile.”
“God doesn't require us to succeed, he only requires that you try.”
“What can you do to promote world peace? Go home and love your family.”
“At the end of life we will not be judged by how many diplomas we have received, how much money we have made, how many great things we have done.
We will be judged by "I was hungry, and you gave me something to eat, I was naked and you clothed me. I was homeless, and you took me in.”
“I'm a little pencil in the hand of a writing God, who is sending a love letter to the world.”
“I can do things you cannot, you can do things I cannot; together we can do great things.”
"The Road Not Taken"
by Robert Frost
HEART OF A TEACHER
You are so beautiful to me
..... If you love children and dogs, watch this
...Success is a journey, not a destination...
Although the title of this short video is "
", it's not just for people working in sales.
It talks about attitude
"I'm like a storage battery constantly discharging energy and unless I'm recharged at frequent intervals, I soon run dry."
I think that's true of teachers, too. "And that's what this movie's about...
great quotes to charge your battery
Change your thoughts and change your world
Norman Vincent Peale
In the middle of every difficulty comes opportunity
The man on top of the mountain didn't fall there
The difference in success or failure can be doing something nearly right...or doing it exactly right
Unless you try to do something beyond what you have already mastered, you will never grow
Ronald E. Osborn
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit
Knowledge is like climbing a mountain; the higher you reach, the more you can see and appreciate
Don't be afraid to take a big step if needed. You can't cross a chasm in two small jumps
David Lloyd George
It is one of the greatest compensations in life that no one can help another without helping themselves
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Great Quotes from Great Leaders
... Simple Truth
Life is Like a Cup of Coffee
We all have special gifts and talents.....we all have an important place and purpose in this world...
The Essence of Leadership
-- What are the Keys to Being a Great Leader? ... Simple Truths
The Simple Truth of Service
... Simple Truths
Inspiration 365 Days a Year
... Simple Truths...a very nice video from Zig Ziglar with a few photos & quotes
Koko the Gorilla gets a new pet kitten
5 year old girl make an unforgettable 911 call...so sweet
...Go placidly amid the noise and the haste,and remember what peace there may be in silence.........Enjoy your achievements as well as your plans.
Keep interested in your own career, however humble;
it is a real possession in the changing fortunes of time.......
for the full text
for the confused history of "Desiderata"
The Dash movie
"The Push" ...Even Eagles Need a Push
Simple Truths of Life
Eat That Frog!
... simple truths ... "Procrastination is attitude's natural assassin. There's nothing so fatiguing as an uncompleted task." (
Change for a Dollar
An Empty Pickle Jar
A professor stood before his philosophy class and had some items in front of him. When the class began, wordlessly he picked up a very large and empty pickle jar and proceeded to fill it with golf balls.
He then asked the students if the jar was full. They agreed that it was.
So the professor then picked up a box of pebbles and poured them into the jar. He shook the jar lightly. The pebbles rolled into the open areas between the golf balls. He then asked the students again if the jar was full. They agreed it was.
The professor next picked up a box of sand and poured it into the jar. Of course, the sand filled up everything else. He asked once more if the jar was full. The students responded with a unanimous "yes."
The professor then produced two cans of beer from under the table and poured the entire contents into the jar effectively filling the empty space between the sand.
The students laughed.
The Moral of the Story
- The professor waited for the laughter to subside....
"Now," said the professor, "I want you to recognize that this jar represents your life. The golf balls are the
. Things that if everything else was lost and only they remained, your life would still be full."
"The pebbles are the
other things that matter
"The sand is
. If you put the sand into the jar first, there is no room for the pebbles or the golf balls. The same goes for life.
If you spend all your time and energy on the small stuff, you will never have room for the things that are critical to your happiness."
"Play with your children. Take time to get medical checkups. Take your partner to dinner. Play another 18. There will always be time to clean the house or fix the disposal."
"Take care of the golf balls first, the things that really matter. Set your priorities, the rest is just sand."
This story is a wonderful reminder to focus on what is most important in our lives.
An Awareness Test
DEN Blog Network--discussion on this "awareness" video
... Discovery Education
Song for the World
Love Around the World
You Raise Me Up...with the African Children's Choir
Laughter is an Instant Vacation
help on how to format text
Turn off "Getting Started"