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    Apple Seeds...

    by Barb Erickson


    Every morning Barb/MI posts an inspiring or thought-provoking quotation we refer to as an "Apple Seed" on the main chatboard
    http://teachers.net/chatboard. The "Apple Seeds" she posted during the month of July are compiled here.

    July 2003

    Tu, 07-01:
    We must never be afraid to go too far, for success lies just beyond.

    ~ Marcel Proust

    We, 07-02:
    If an adult writes in a book, we call it doodling. It a child writes in a book, we call it destroying property.

    ~ Unknown

    Th, 07-03:
    If well thou hast begun, go on; it is the end that crowns us, not the fight.

    ~ Robert Herrick

    Fr, 07-04:
    A thoughtful mind,, when it sees a nation’s flag, sees not the flag only, but the nation itself.

    ~ Henry Ward Beecher

    Sa, 07-05:
    A great secret of success is to go through life as a person who never gets used up.

    ~ Albert Schweitzer

    Su, 07-06:
    To give real service you must add something which cannot be bought or measured with money, and that is sincerity and integrity.

    ~ Donald A. Adams

    Mo, 07-07:
    In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity.

    ~ Albert Einstein

    Tu, 07-08:
    Patience is the key to paradise.

    ~ Armenian proverb

    We, 07-09:
    We only learn our limits by going beyond them.

    ~ Unknown

    Th, 07-10:
    S/He who is ashamed of asking is ashamed of learning.

    ~ Danish proverb

    Fr, 07-11:
    Trust yourself, and you will know how to live.

    ~ Unknown

    Sa, 07-12:
    No act of kindness, however small, is ever wasted.

    ~ Aesop

    Su, 07-13:
    If your life is free of failures, you’re not taking enough risks.

    ~ Unknown

    Mo, 07-14:
    Even if I knew that tomorrow the world would go to pieces, I would still plant my apple tree.

    ~ Martin Luther

    Tu, 07-15:
    Get the better of yourself – this is the best kind of victory.

    ~ Miguel de Cervantes

    We, 07-16:
    Respect for the fragility and importance of an individual life is still the first mark of an educated person.

    ~ Norman Cousins

    Th, 07-17:
    Tomorrow is now.

    ~ Eleanor Roosevelt

    Fr, 07-18:
    The secret of success is to be ready when opportunity comes.

    ~ Benjamin Disraeli

    Sa, 07-19:
    Liberty cannot be preserved without general knowledge among the people.

    ~ John Adams

    Su, 07-20:
    Act well at the moment, and you will have performed a good action to all eternity.

    ~ Johann Lavater

    Mo, 07-21:
    Do extraordinary things; don't just dream them.

    ~ Unknown

    Tu, 07-22:
    It is better to ask some of the questions than to know all of the answers.

    ~ James Thurber

    We, 07-23:
    When life’s path is steep, keep your mind even.

    ~ Horace

    Th, 07-24:
    Where there is no vision, the people perish.

    ~ Proverbs 28:18

    Fr, 07-25:
    There is no progress without some discontent and discomfort.

    ~ Unknown

    Sa, 07-26:
    Aim high. Chances are, you won't be disappointed.

    ~ Unknown

    Su, 07-27:
    S/He who would learn to fly must first learn to walk and run and climb and dance; one cannot fly into flying.

    ~ Nietzsche

    Mo, 07-28:
    Finish each day and be done with it . . . Tomorrow is a new day; you shall begin it well and serenely.

    ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

    Tu, 07-29:
    The mind is more vulnerable than the stomach, because it can be poisoned without feeling immediate pain.

    ~ Helen MacInnes

    We, 07-30:
    Let your heart soar as high as it will. Refuse to be average.

    ~ A. W. Tozer

    Th, 07-31:
    Challenge yourself all the days of your life.

    ~ Unknown


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