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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 The "Apple Seeds" she posted during the month of June are compiled here.

    June 2003

    Su, 06-01:
    Where are you going? What are you doing to get there?

    ~ Unknown

    Mo, 06-02:
    If you are not ready today, you will be even less so tomorrow.

    ~ Ovid

    Tu, 06-03:
    Happy are those whose life is today.

    ~ Ayi Kwei Armah

    We, 06-04:
    Education is not the piling on of learning, information, data, facts, skills, or abilities -- that's training or instruction -- but is rather a making visible of what is hidden as a seed.

    ~ Thomas Moore

    Th, 06-05:
    Acceptance of prevailing standards often means we have no standards of our own.

    ~ Jean Toomer

    Fr, 06-06:
    In teaching it is the method and not the content that is the message . . . the drawing out, and not the pumping in.

    ~ Ashley Montague

    Sa, 06-07:
    All growth is a leap in the dark.

    ~ Henry Miller

    Su, 06-08:
    Never be afraid to sit awhile and think.

    ~ Lorraine Hansberry

    Mo, 06-09:
    Mistakes are the portals of discovery.

    ~ James Joyce

    Tu, 06-10:
    Have a heart that never hardens, and a temper that never fires, and a touch that never hurts.

    ~ Charles Dickens

    We, 06-11:
    The key to everything is patience. You get the chicken by hatching the egg -- not by smashing it.

    ~ Ellen Glasgow

    Th, 06-12:
    Adversity causes some people to break, others to break records.

    ~ William A. Ward

    Fr, 06-13:
    Sweat plus sacrifice equals success.

    ~ Charlie Finley

    Sa, 06-14:
    You have no control over what the other person does. You only have control over what you do.

    ~ A. J. Kitt

    Su, 06-15:
    We keep going back, stronger, not weaker, because we will not allow rejection to beat us down. It will only strengthen our resolve. To be successful there is no other way.

    ~ Earl S. Graves

    Mo, 06-16:
    Memory is the cabinet of imagination, the treasury of reason, the registry of conscience, and the council chamber of thought.

    ~ St. Basil

    Tu, 06-17:
    A cynic can chill and dishearten with a single word.

    ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

    We, 06-18:
    Don't be afraid of the space between your dreams and reality.

    ~ Belva Davis

    Th, 06-19:
    The great obstacle to discovering the shape of the earth, the continents, and the ocean was not ignorance but the illusion of knowledge.

    ~ Daniel J. Boorstin

    Fr, 06-20:
    The greater the obstacle, the more glory in overcoming it.

    ~ Moliere

    Sa, 06-21:
    We are what we repeatedly do.

    ~ Aristotle

    Su, 06-22:
    Afflictions are the steps to heaven.

    ~ Elizabeth Seton

    Mo, 06-23:
    Ideas shape the course of history.

    ~ John Keynes

    Tu, 06-24:
    Exceed expectations. We are not driven to do extraordinary things, but to do ordinary things extraordinarily well.

    ~ Bishop Gore

    We, 06-25:
    The soul that has no established aim loses itself.

    ~ Michel de Montaigne

    Th, 06-26:
    We are all wanderers on this earth. Our hearts are full of wonder and our souls are deep within dreams.

    ~ Gypsy saying

    Fr, 06-27:
    Action must be taken at once; there is no time to be lost.

    ~ Miguel Hildalgo

    Sa, 06-28:
    Be bold, and mighty forces will come to your aid.

    ~ Basil King

    Su, 06-29:
    It takes all sorts to make a world.

    ~ English proverb

    Mo, 06-30:
    The eleventh commandment:Don't let them scare you.

    ~ Unknown

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