chat center

Latest Posts Full Chatboard Submit Post

Current Issue Table of Contents | Back Issues

Volume 4 Number 6

Teachers.Net and I, by chance, became high-tech links in the chain of people and events that cracked the Chinese government's tight lid on its emerging SARS epidemic
Teachers.Net Chatroom Exchange Reveals SARS Outbreak...
Apple Seeds: Inspirational quotes by Barb Erickson
Special Days This Month by Ron Victoria
Featured School
Volunteer Poems
The Lighter Side of Teaching
  • YENDOR'S Top Ten
  • Show & Tell
  • Georgia's NCLB Head-Tricks
  • Schoolies
  • Woodhead
  • Handy Teacher Recipes
    Classroom Crafts
    Help Wanted - Teaching Jobs
    June and July Calendars
    Upcoming Ed Conferences
    Letters to the Editor
    June Columns
    June Articles
    June Informational Items
    Gazette Home Delivery:

    Best Sellers

    Bartlett's Familiar Quotations: A Collection of Passages, Phrases, and Proverbs Traced to Their Sources in Ancient and Modern Literature
    by Justin John/Kaplan Bartlett

    $30.00 from
    More information

    A Teacher Affects Eternity
    by Linda Sunshine (Editor)

    $12.00 from
    More information

    Teacher : A Little Book of Appreciation
    by Jessie Hartland (Illustrator), Greg Jones (Editor)

    $4.95 from
    More information

    The Most Brilliant Thoughts of All Time (In Two Lines or Less)
    by John M. Shanahan

    $16.06 from
    More information

    The 776 Stupidest Things Ever Said
    by Ross Petras

    $8.00 from
    More information

    2,715 One-Line Quotations for Speakers, Writers & Raconteurs
    by Edward F. Murphy

    $8.99 from
    More information

    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 May are compiled here.

    May 2003

    Th, 05-01:
    No person ever became great except through many and great mistakes.

    ~ William E. Gladstone

    Fr, 05-02:
    It's not the mountain we conquer, but ourselves.

    ~ Sir Edmund Hillary

    Sa, 05-03:
    Every day is a gift. Treat it kindly. Share it with joy.

    ~ Unknown

    Su, 05-04:
    Self-expression must pass into communication for its fulfillment.

    ~ Pearl S. Buck

    Mo, 05-05:
    Let us be grateful to the people who make us happy; they are the charming gardens who make our souls blossom.

    ~ Unknown

    Tu, 05-06:
    Wisdom is ofttimes nearer when we stoop than when we soar.

    ~ William Wordsworth

    We, 05-07:
    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

    Th, 05-08:
    Who can say with certainty that one will live to see tomorrow?

    ~ Tibetan proverb

    Fr, 05-09:
    Anyone who dares to waste one hour of life has not discovered the value of life.

    ~ Charles Darwin

    Sa, 05-10:
    Wise people say nothing in dangerous times.

    ~ Unknown

    Su, 05-11:
    Champions believe in themselves even when others do not.

    ~ Unknown

    Mo, 05-12:
    When you declare, you will achieve.

    ~ Unknown

    Tu, 05-13:
    All people should strive to learn before they die what they are running from, and to, and why.

    ~ James Thurber

    We, 05-14:
    The real malady is fear of life, not death.

    ~ Naguib Mahfouz

    Th, 05-15:
    No matter how hard the past, you can always begin again today.

    ~ the Buddha

    Fr, 05-16:
    Pursue worthy aims.

    ~ Solon

    Sa, 05-17:
    In the power to change yourself is the power to change the world around you.

    ~ Anwar Sadat

    Su, 05-18:
    Do the little things well now. In time, great things will be presented to you, waiting to be done.

    ~ Persian proverb

    Mo, 05-19:
    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

    Tu, 05-20:
    Sometimes things become possible if we want them enough.

    ~ T. S. Eliot

    We, 05-21:
    Life is lived in the present. Yesterday is gone, tomorrow is yet to be. Today is the miracle.

    ~ Unknown

    Th, 05-22:
    Don't be run so much by what you lack as by what you have already achieved.

    ~ Marcus Aurelius

    Fr, 05-23:
    We do not act rightly because we have virtue or excellence, but we rather have those because we have acted rightly.

    ~ Aristotle

    Sa, 05-24:
    Confidence is the inner voice that says you are becoming what you are capable of being.

    ~ Unknown

    Su, 05-25:
    Decide what is worthwhile and follow through on it.

    ~ Unknown

    Mo, 05-26:
    We come, not to mourn our dead soldiers, but to praise them.

    ~ Francis A. Walker

    Tu, 05-27:
    The universe is change, life is understanding.

    ~ Unknown

    We, 05-28:
    Courage is grace under pressure.

    ~ Ernest Hemingway

    Th, 05-29:
    To move the world, we must first move ourselves.

    ~ Socrates

    Fr, 05-30:
    It takes time to be a success, but time is all it takes.

    ~ Unknown

    Sa, 05-31:
    The great doing of little things makes the great life.

    ~ Eugenia Price

    Visit the Teachers Inspirations Chatboard to view and share words of inspiration -