• Quotations to Ponder
    These are some of my favorite quotations.  Read, enjoy, and feel free to send me yours- I'll add them to the list and give you credit!
    He who knows best knows how little he knows.
    Thomas Jefferson

    No one is perfect.  That’s why pencils have erasers.

    Author unknown.


    There is more treasure in books than in all the pirates’ loot in Treasure Island.

    Walt Disney


    Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions.  Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.

    Mark Twain


    The way I see it, if you want the rainbow, you have to put up with the rain.

    Author unknown


    If you want children to keep their feet on the ground, put some responsibility on their shoulders. 

    Abigail Van Buren


    You must be the change you wish to see in the world. 



    Don't worry that children never listen to you; worry that they are always watching you. 

    Robert Fulghum


    It’s as dark in here as the inside of a cow.

    Mrs. Faxlanger’s grandma


    Love all, serve all.  Help ever, hurt never.

    Author unknown


    If you want your life to be a magnificent story, begin by realizing you are the author.

    Author unknown


    Too many people grow up. That's the real trouble with the world, too many people grow up. They forget. They don't remember what it's like to be 12 years old. They patronize, they treat children as inferiors. Well I won't do that.

    Walt Disney


    I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin but by the content of their character.

    Martin Luther King, Jr.


    It's not whether you get knocked down, it's whether you get up.

    Vince Lombardi

    If you don't know where you are going, you might wind up someplace else.

    Yogi Berra


    “Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow. The important thing is not to stop questioning.”

    Albert Einstein


    Always kiss your children goodnight - even if they're already asleep. 

    H. Jackson Brown, Jr.


    You need that like a hog needs a musket.

    Mrs. Faxlanger’s Grandma Miller


    There are two lasting bequests we can give our children.  One is roots.  The other is wings. 

    Hodding Carter, Jr.
    I am not an advocate for frequent changes in laws and constitutions, but laws and institutions must go hand in hand with the progress of the human mind. As that becomes more developed, more enlightened, as new discoveries are made, new truths discovered and manners and opinions change, with the change of circumstances, institutions must advance also to keep pace with the times. We might as well require a man to wear still the coat which fitted him when a boy as civilized society to remain ever under the regimen of their barbarous ancestors.
    Thomas Jefferson