“It is the sweet, simple things of life which are the real ones after all.” ~~ Laura Ingalls Wilder

Filed under: Choices,  Laura Ingalls Wilder,  Life

“We are shaped and fashioned by what we love.” ~~   Goethe

Filed under: Attitude,  Character,  Goethe,  Life,  Love

“The most difficult thing is the decision to act, the rest is merely tenacity. The fears are paper tigers. You can do anything you decide to do. You can act to change and control your life; and the procedure , the process is its own reward.” ~~ Amelia Earhart

Filed under: Amelia Earhart,  Change,  Risk

“The whole purpose of education is to turn mirrors into windows.” ~~ Sydney J. Harris

Filed under: Education,  Sydney J. Harris

“Labor to keep alive in your breast that little spark of celestial fire, called conscience.” ~~ George Washington


“A teacher is one who makes himself progressively unnecessary.” ~~ Thomas Carruthers

Filed under: Teaching,  Thomas Carruthers

“Don’t follow the crowd, let the crowd follow you.” ~~ Margaret Thatcher

Filed under: Leadership,  Margaret Thatcher

“The biggest men and women with the biggest ideas can be shot down by the smallest men and women with the smallest minds. Think big anyway.” ~~ Kent M. Keith

Filed under: Determination,  Dreams,  Enthusiasm,  Kent M. Keith

“Even if you’re on the right track, you’ll get run over if you just sit there.” ~~ Will Rogers

Filed under: Determination,  Humor,  Limits,  Will Rogers

“I feel a very unusual sensation – if it is not indigestion, I think it must be gratitude.” ~~ Benjamin Disraeli

Filed under: Benjamin Disraeli,  Gratitude