A place for me to file quotes I would like to one day put up in my classroom
Everyone has the power for greatness, not for fame but greatness, because greatness is determined by service.
We come to love not by finding a perfect person, but by learning to see an imperfect person perfectly.
Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.
Everyone is in favor of free speech. Hardly a day passes without its being extolled, but some people’s idea of it is that they are free to say what they like, but if anyone says anything back, that is an outrage.
Everybody is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid.
The great enemy of the truth is very often not the lie — deliberate, contrived and dishonest, but the myth, persistent, persuasive, and unrealistic. Belief in myths allows the comfort of opinion without the discomfort of thought.
The best way to find out if you can trust someone is to trust them.
We would like to live as we once lived, but history will not permit it.
A life is not important except in the impact it has on other lives.
Life is not a spectator sport. If you’re going to spend your whole life in the grandstand just watching what goes on, in my opinion you’re wasting your life.
I’m not concerned with your liking or disliking me… all I ask is that you respect me as a human being.