“So strong is the link between literacy and being a useful member of society that some states use grade-level reading statistics as a factor in projecting future prison construction.” ~~ Bob Chase

Filed under: Bob Chase,  Education
 

“Life isn’t fair, but it’s still good.” ~~ Regina Brett


Filed under: Attitude,  Kindness,  Life,  Optimism,  Regina Brett
 

“If you’re walking down the right path and you’re willing to keep walking, eventually you’ll make progress. ” ~~ Barack Obama

Filed under: Achievement,  Barack Obama,  Determination,  Goals,  Success
 

“Be eccentric now. Don’t wait for old age to wear purple.” ~~ Regina Brett


Filed under: Age,  Attitude,  Beauty,  Character,  Regina Brett
 

“Teaching is not a lost art, but the regard for it is a lost tradition.” ~~ Jacques Barzun

Filed under: Jacques Barzun,  Teaching
 


Filed under: Children,  Education,  Wall Photos
 

“I long to hear that you have declared independence — and by the way in the new Code of Laws which I suppose it will be necessary for you to make, I desire you would Remember the Ladies, and be more generous and favorable to them than your ancestors. Do not put such unlimited power into the hands of the Husbands. Remember all Men would be tyrants if they could. If particular care and attention is not paid to the Ladies, we are determined to foment a rebellion, and will not hold ourselves bound by any Laws in which we have no voice, or Representation.” ~~ Abigail Adams to John Adams, March 31, 1776

Filed under: Abigail Adams,  Freedom
 

“When schools flourish, all flourishes.” ~~ Martin Luther

 

“Frame every so-called disaster with these words: “In five years, will this matter?” ~~ Regina Brett

Filed under: Attitude,  Change,  Determination,  Regina Brett
 

“It is the mind that makes the body.” ~~ Sojourner Truth