“They’re certainly entitled to think that, and they’re entitled to full respect for their opinions … but before I can live with other folks I’ve got to live with myself. The one thing that doesn’t abide by majority rule is a person’s conscience.” ~~ Atticus Finch in Harper Lee’s “To Kill a Mockingbird”, Chapter 11

Filed under: Character,  Harper Lee,  Tolerance
 

“The free mind is not a barking dog, to be tethered on a ten-foot chain.” ~~ Adlai E. Stevenson, Jr.


 

“Whatever doesn’t kill you really does make you stronger.” ~~ Regina Brett

Filed under: Achievement,  Determination,  Regina Brett,  Success
 

“Men often hate each other because they fear each other; they fear each other because they don’t know each other; they don’t know each other because they can not communicate; they can not communicate because they are separated.” ~~ Martin Luther King, Jr.


 

“When you reach for the stars, you may not quite get them, but you won’t come up with a handful of mud either.” ~~  Leo Burnett

Filed under: Attitude,  Determination,  Dreams,  Learning,  Leo Burnett
 

“We shouldn’t teach great books; we should teach a love of reading.” ~~ B. F. Skinner


Filed under: B. F. Skinner,  Reading,  Teaching
 

“Spoon feeding, in the long run teaches us nothing but the shape of the spoon.” ~~ E.M. Forster

Filed under: E.M. Forster,  Education,  Teaching
 

“If women want any rights more than they’s got, why don’t they just take them, and not be talking about it.” ~~ Sojourner Truth

Filed under: Change,  Choices,  Freedom,  Goals,  Sojourner Truth,  Women
 

“Time heals almost everything. Give time time.” ~~ Regina Brett

Filed under: Attitude,  Change,  Limits,  Regina Brett,  Time
 

“You will find poetry nowhere unless you bring some of it with you.” ~~ Joseph Joubert

Filed under: Art,  Attitude,  Belief,  Dreams,  Experience,  Inspiration,  Joseph Joubert,  Optimism,  Reading,  Talent