No pessimist ever discovered the secrets of the stars, or sailed to an uncharted land, or opened a new heaven to the human spirit.
~ Helen Keller
A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell where his influence stops.
~Henry Brooks Adams
A good teacher is like a candle - it consumes itself to light the way for others.
The best teachers teach from the heart, not from the book.
Who dares to teach must never cease to learn.
~John Cotton Dana
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I touch the future. I teach.
~ Christa McAuliffe
Children need love, especially when they do not deserve it.
Kids: they dance before they learn there is anything that isn't music.
Children are one third of our population and all of our future.
~Select Panel for the Promotion of Child Health, 1981
There are no seven wonders of the world in the eyes of a child. There are seven million.
If you want children to keep their feet on the ground, put some responsibility on their shoulders.
~Abigail Van Buren
Having children makes one no more a parent than having a piano makes you a pianist.
Your children need your presence more than your presents.
Children need models rather than critics.
A torn jacket is soon mended but hard words bruise the heart of a child.
~Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Setting an example is not the main means of influencing another, it is the only means.
Children need guidance and sympathy far more than instruction.
Children are apt to live up to what you believe of them.
~Lady Bird Johnson
Best of the Rest:
When the world says, "Give up,"
Hope whispers, "Try it one more time."
It's not that I'm so smart, it's just that I stay with problems longer. ~Albert Einstein
I'm a great believer in luck and I find the harder I work, the more I have of it. ~Thomas Jefferson
When you come to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on.
~Franklin D. Roosevelt
Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference.
The best helping hand that you will ever receive is the one at the end of your own arm. ~Fred Dehner
Friendship is a single soul dwelling in two bodies.
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