Always building this page, as quotes have the ability to be so powerful
"Most of the things worth doing in the world had been declared impossible before they were done." ~Louis D. Brandeis.
"Chaos often breeds life, when order breeds habit." ~Henry B. Adams.
"Glory is fleeting, but obscurity is forever." ~Napoleon Bonaparte.
"It's what you learn after you know it all that counts..." ~John Wooden. You learn something new everyday...no matter how smart one believes themselves to be.
"If you're not making mistakes, then you're not doing anything..." ~John Wooden
"If you don't have time to do it right, when will you have time to do it over? ~John Wooden
"Failure is not fatal, but failure to change might be." ~John Wooden
"Don't measure yourself by what you have accomplished, but by what you should have accomplished with your ability." ~John Wooden.
"Champions don't beat themselves. If you want to win, do the ordinary things better than anyone else does-day in and day out. We're not going to fool people or outscheme them. We're just going to outplay them because we know what we're doing. When we get into a critical situation, we won't have to think. We'll play fast and fundamentally sound." ~Chuck Noll - former Pittsburgh Steelers coach, won 4 of 6 Super Bowls in the 1970s.
This quote can be related to school...students who do their homework, study when necessary, and put their best effort into their work, will not only be successful in Social Studies, they will be successful in all that they attempt in life. Effort is the name of the game.
"It's the journey that matters. Learning is more important than the test. Practice well, and the games will take care of themselves.Whether you've been kicked in the teeth or life just couldn't get any sweeter, it keeps rolling on...and then there's another game."~Tony Dungy - Coach of the Indianapolis Colts, Super Bowl Champion in 2006.
This quote can also be related to school...doing your job everyday in class, completing the assigned work, asking questions when you are stuck, and studying for a test or quiz, will always lead to success. A test or quiz should always come easily to students who are willing to put the effort in to be successful. "The journey matters." Even if your test score isn't exactly where you want it in the end, it will always be higher than if you didn't try at all!
"Every man dies, but not every man really lives." ~Mel Gibson in Braveheart.
"Cancer can take away all of my physical abilities...but it cannot touch my mind, it cannot touch my heart, and it cannot touch my soul...don't give up, don't ever give up." ~Jimmy V (V foundation)
"Experience is what you get when you didn't get what you wanted" Randy Pausch
"Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere." MLK Jr. 1963
"Right is of no sex, truth is of no color." Frederick Douglass
"Brick walls are there for a reason: They let us know how bad we want things." ~Randy Pausch
"Only the dead have seen the end of war." ~Plato
"War is young men fighting and old men talking." ~Troy
"If we have no friends, we have no pleasure; and if we have them, we are sure to lose them, and be doubly pained by the loss." ~Abraham Lincoln
"We cannot change the cards we are dealt, just how we play the hand." ~Randy Pausch
"I would rather see a fearless end than an endless fear." ~unknown
"Fear is the path to the dark side. Fear leads to anger, anger leads to hate, hate...leads to suffering." ~Yoda - Star Wars: Episode One
"What we do in life, echoes in eternity." ~Gladiator
"If you fail to plan, you plan to fail." ~John Wooden
"The man who thinks he can and the man who thinks he can't are both right. Which one are you?" ~unknown
"It is not length of life, it is depth of life." ~Ralph Waldo Emerson
"The price of anything is the amount of life you exchange for it." ~Henry David Thoreau
Don't worry..."When you become senile, you won't know it." ~Bill Cosby
"Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young. The greatest thing in life is to keep your mind young." ~Henry Ford
"Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter." ~Mark Twain
"A person doesn't become whole, until he becomes a part of something that's bigger than himself".
"Wherever you go, there you are..." ~unknown :-)
"Rosa Parks sat, so that Martin Luther King Jr. could walk. Martin Luther King Jr. walked so Barack Obama could run. Barack Obama ran so our children could fly." ~Jay-z
"History is a relentless master. It has no present, only the past rushing into the future. To try to hold fast is to be swept aside." ~ President John F. Kennedy.
"Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe." ~ H.G. Wells
"I have noticed nothing I never said ever did me any harm." ~ Calvin Coolidge.
"I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past." ~Thomas Jefferson.
"If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor. If an elephant has its foot on the tail of a mouse and you say that you are neutral, the mouse will not appreciate your neutrality." ~ Desmond Tutu.
"In the long term we can hope religion will change the nature of man and reduce conflict. But history is not encouraging in this respect. The bloodiest wars in history have been religious wars." ~ President Richard M. Nixon
"The chief condition on which life, health, and vigor depend on, is action. It is by action that an organism develops it's faculties, increases its energy, and attains the fulfillment of its destiny." ~Colin Powell
"There are only 3 reasons why countries go to war: Religion, Power, or both." ~Mr. Hazard
"Rumors spread like tumors, they spread and they hurt." ~Mr. Hazard
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