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 June are compiled here.
Where are you going? What are you doing to get there?
If you are not ready today, you will be even less so tomorrow.
Happy are those whose life is today.
~ Ayi Kwei Armah
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
Acceptance of prevailing standards often means we have no standards of our own.
~ Jean Toomer
In teaching it is the method and not the content that is the message . . . the drawing out, and not the pumping in.
~ Ashley Montague
All growth is a leap in the dark.
~ Henry Miller
Never be afraid to sit awhile and think.
~ Lorraine Hansberry
Mistakes are the portals of discovery.
~ James Joyce
Have a heart that never hardens, and a temper that never fires, and a touch that never hurts.
~ Charles Dickens
The key to everything is patience. You get the chicken by hatching the egg -- not by smashing it.
~ Ellen Glasgow
Adversity causes some people to break, others to break records.
~ William A. Ward
Sweat plus sacrifice equals success.
~ Charlie Finley
You have no control over what the other person does. You only have control over what you do.
~ A. J. Kitt
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
Memory is the cabinet of imagination, the treasury of reason, the registry of conscience, and the council chamber of thought.
~ St. Basil
A cynic can chill and dishearten with a single word.
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson
Don't be afraid of the space between your dreams and reality.
~ Belva Davis
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
The greater the obstacle, the more glory in overcoming it.
We are what we repeatedly do.
Afflictions are the steps to heaven.
~ Elizabeth Seton
Ideas shape the course of history.
~ John Keynes
Exceed expectations. We are not driven to do extraordinary things, but to do ordinary things extraordinarily well.
~ Bishop Gore
The soul that has no established aim loses itself.
~ Michel de Montaigne
We are all wanderers on this earth. Our hearts are full of wonder and our souls are deep within dreams.
~ Gypsy saying
Action must be taken at once; there is no time to be lost.
~ Miguel Hildalgo
Be bold, and mighty forces will come to your aid.
~ Basil King
It takes all sorts to make a world.
~ English proverb
The eleventh commandment:Don't let them scare you.
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