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 May are compiled here.
No person ever became great except through many and great mistakes.
~ William E. Gladstone
It's not the mountain we conquer, but ourselves.
~ Sir Edmund Hillary
Every day is a gift. Treat it kindly. Share it with joy.
Self-expression must pass into communication for its fulfillment.
~ Pearl S. Buck
Let us be grateful to the people who make us happy; they are the charming gardens who make our souls blossom.
Wisdom is ofttimes nearer when we stoop than when we soar.
~ William Wordsworth
Nothing would be done at all if we waited until it could be done so well that no one could find fault with it.
~ Cardinal Newman
Who can say with certainty that one will live to see tomorrow?
~ Tibetan proverb
Anyone who dares to waste one hour of life has not discovered the value of life.
~ Charles Darwin
Wise people say nothing in dangerous times.
Champions believe in themselves even when others do not.
When you declare, you will achieve.
All people should strive to learn before they die what they are running from, and to, and why.
~ James Thurber
The real malady is fear of life, not death.
~ Naguib Mahfouz
No matter how hard the past, you can always begin again today.
~ the Buddha
Pursue worthy aims.
In the power to change yourself is the power to change the world around you.
~ Anwar Sadat
Do the little things well now. In time, great things will be presented to you, waiting to be done.
~ Persian proverb
It is time for all of us to cheer for the doer, the achiever ¯ the one who recognizes challenge and does something about it.
~ Vince Lombardi
Sometimes things become possible if we want them enough.
~ T. S. Eliot
Life is lived in the present. Yesterday is gone, tomorrow is yet to be. Today is the miracle.
Don't be run so much by what you lack as by what you have already achieved.
~ Marcus Aurelius
We do not act rightly because we have virtue or excellence, but we rather have those because we have acted rightly.
Confidence is the inner voice that says you are becoming what you are capable of being.
Decide what is worthwhile and follow through on it.
We come, not to mourn our dead soldiers, but to praise them.
~ Francis A. Walker
The universe is change, life is understanding.
Courage is grace under pressure.
~ Ernest Hemingway
To move the world, we must first move ourselves.
It takes time to be a success, but time is all it takes.
The great doing of little things makes the great life.
~ Eugenia Price
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