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.
We must never be afraid to go too far, for success lies just beyond.
~ Marcel Proust
If an adult writes in a book, we call it doodling. It a child writes in a book, we call it destroying property.
If well thou hast begun, go on; it is the end that crowns us, not the fight.
~ Robert Herrick
A thoughtful mind,, when it sees a nation’s flag, sees not the flag only, but the nation itself.
~ Henry Ward Beecher
A great secret of success is to go through life as a person who never gets used up.
~ Albert Schweitzer
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
In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity.
~ Albert Einstein
Patience is the key to paradise.
~ Armenian proverb
We only learn our limits by going beyond them.
S/He who is ashamed of asking is ashamed of learning.
~ Danish proverb
Trust yourself, and you will know how to live.
No act of kindness, however small, is ever wasted.
If your life is free of failures, you’re not taking enough risks.
Even if I knew that tomorrow the world would go to pieces, I would still plant my apple tree.
~ Martin Luther
Get the better of yourself – this is the best kind of victory.
~ Miguel de Cervantes
Respect for the fragility and importance of an individual life is still the first mark of an educated person.
~ Norman Cousins
Tomorrow is now.
~ Eleanor Roosevelt
The secret of success is to be ready when opportunity comes.
~ Benjamin Disraeli
Liberty cannot be preserved without general knowledge among the people.
~ John Adams
Act well at the moment, and you will have performed a good action to all eternity.
~ Johann Lavater
Do extraordinary things; don't just dream them.
It is better to ask some of the questions than to know all of the answers.
~ James Thurber
When life’s path is steep, keep your mind even.
Where there is no vision, the people perish.
~ Proverbs 28:18
There is no progress without some discontent and discomfort.
Aim high. Chances are, you won't be disappointed.
S/He who would learn to fly must first learn to walk and run and climb and dance; one cannot fly into flying.
Finish each day and be done with it . . . Tomorrow is a new day; you shall begin it well and serenely.
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson
The mind is more vulnerable than the stomach, because it can be poisoned without feeling immediate pain.
~ Helen MacInnes
Let your heart soar as high as it will. Refuse to be average.
~ A. W. Tozer
Challenge yourself all the days of your life.
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