Our children are a living message we send to a time we will not see.
Suffering produces perseverance; character, and hope.
Success is not walking through life hoping something good happens to you.
Success takes time. Success takes desire. Success takes action. Success takes commitment.
Don't think that saying you're sorry exempts you from the consequences.
Life is a journey to find out who YOU are!
To rest on the road does not end the journey.
Cross the river before you insult the crocodile!
Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire.
You can't direct the wind, but you can adjust your sails.
Profanity is ignorance made audible.
Just wishing changes nothing. Change requires action!
Quitting is just a shortcut to losing.
All kids have gifts; our job is to help them unwrap them.
Today's axiom of "equality before the law" purports to guarantee equal outcomes for all people, regardless of the merit involved.
Strive beyond knowing too much to be ignorant, yet too little to be considered wise.
Tolerance is being respectful, and does not require accepting another's opinion as being equally right
95% of all people who loose their first job, loose it because of character issues.
Reality is.......dreams in motion!
Character is the sum of your habits, and habits is what you choose each day.
Life is not measured by how many breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breaths away.
Fools think their own way is right, but the wise listen to the advice of others.
Whoever walks with the wise becomes wise, but the companion of fools suffers harm.
In all toil there is profit, but mere talk leads only to poverty.
Success isn't a destination; it's a journey.
Amateurs train until they get it right. Professions train until they don't get it wrong.
"Every child enters school eager to learn. If his interest is gone by the time you get him in the fifth or sixth grade-somebody killed it!" Quoted by Suzanne H. Stevens in her book "The Learning-Disabled Child: Ways that Parents Can Help"
"Life is not about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself." George Bernard Shaw
"What is done to children, they will do to society." Karl A. Memminger
"Good judgment comes from experience, and experience comes from bad judgment." Barry LePatner
"With every experience, you alone are painting your own canvas, thought by thought, choice by choice." Oprah Winfrey "Intelligence is not enough. Education is not enough. Intelligence plus CHARACTER-that is the true goal of education." Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.
"The good-to-great companies placed greater weight on character attributes than on specific educational background, practical skills, specialized knowledge, or work experience." Jim Collins, Good to Great
"Tell me and I'll forget; Show me and I may remember; Involve me and I'll understand." Chinese Proverb
"Great learning and superior abilities will be of little value...unless virtue, truth, and integrity are added to them." Abigail Adams
"The tragedy in life doesnt lie in not reaching your goal. The tragedy lies in having no goal to reach." Benjamin Mays (1895-1984) American Educator
"The one real goal of education is to leave a person asking questions." Max Beerbohm (1872-1956) British Critic, Essayist, and Caricaturist
"The most exciting phrase to hear in science, the one that heralds new discoveries, is not "Eureka' (I've found it!), but 'That's funny....' Isacc Amimov (1920-93_ Russian-born American Writer and Biochemist
"Knowledge is a comfortable and necessary retreat and shelter for us in an advanced age; and if we do not plant it while young, it will give us no shade when we grow old. Lord Chesterfield (1694-1773) British Politician
"Luck is a matter of preparation meeting opportunity". Oprah Winfrey (1954- ) American Entertainer
"To educate a person in mind and not in morals is to educate a menace to society." Theodore Roosevelt, US President
"Be faithful in small things because it is in them that your strength lies" Mother Teresa
"Success is often the result of taking a misstep in the right direction.: Al Bernstein