Quotes on the Board
(For the day, week, or month. If we really like them we leave them up for a while!)
If you can dream it, you can do it. ~ Walt Disney
Why fit in when you were born to stand out? ~ Dr. Seuss
Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge will limit you. Imagination will take you everywhere. ~ Albert Einstein
Many of life’s failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up. ~ Thomas Alva Edison
Try not to become a man of success, but rather try to become a man of value. ~Albert Einstein
Never let the fear of striking out get in your way. ~Babe Ruth
Impossible is just a big word thrown around by small men who find it easier to live in the world they’ve been given than to explore the power they have to change it. Impossible is not a fact. It’s an opinion. Impossible is not a declaration. It’s a dare. Impossible is potential. Impossible is temporary. Impossible is nothing. ~Muhammad Ali
Who is more foolish: the fool, or the fool who follows him? ~Obi Wan Kenobi
I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work. ~ Thomas Alva Edison
Two roads diverged in a wood and I- I took the one less traveled by,
And that has made all the difference.
Sometimes, I’ve believed as many as six impossible things before breakfast.
~Lewis Carroll, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland
Imagination will often carry us to worlds that never were.
But without it we go nowhere.
Do. Or do not. There is no try. ~Yoda
Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference. ~Winston Churchill
To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream;
not only plan, but also believe. ~Anatole France
The fight is won or lost far away from witnesses. It is won behind the lines, in the gym and out there on the road, long before I dance under those lights. ~Muhammed Ali
A day without laughter is a day wasted. ~Charlie Chaplin
To invent, you need a good imagination and a pile of junk. ~Thomas Alva Edison
A person who never made a mistake never tried anything new. ~Albert Einstein
Kind words do not cost much. Yet they accomplish much. ~Pascal
A person who has good thoughts cannot ever be ugly. You can have a wonky nose and a crooked mouth and a double chin and stick-out teeth, but if you have good thoughts they will shine out of your face like sunbeams and you will always look lovely.
Every strike brings me closer to the next home run. ~George Herman “The Babe” Ruth
You see, to find the brightest wisdom one must pass through the darkest zones. And through the darkest zones there can be no guide. No guide, that is, but courage.
~Adam Gidwitz, A Tale Dark and Grimm
Fairy tales are more than true: not because they tell us dragons exist, but because they tell us that dragons can be beaten.
It takes a lot of courage to show your dreams to someone else. ~Erma Bombeck