Savannah, my daughter, just started 4th grade on Monday. She was given a homework folder and on the back are a list of great quotes. I'd like to share them with you, my favorites indicated in blue.
Make the most of yourself, for that is all there is of you-
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Good character consists of knowing the good, desiring the good, and doing the good-
Hate is like acid.It can damage the vessel in which it is stored as well as destroy the object on which it is poured- Ann Landers
People need to respect each other's concerns and differences. And frankly, there's far more in common than divides us- David Dinkins
Parents can only give advice or put kids on the right path, but the final forming of a person's character lies in their own hands- Ann Frank
Words can destroy. What we call each other ultimately becomes what we think of each other, and it matters- Jeane Kirkpatrick
Although the world is full of suffering, it is full also of overcoming it-
We must use our lives to make the world a better place, not just acquire things-
To do good in the world, first you must know who you are and what gives meaning in your life- Paula P. Brownlee
This above all: to thine own self be true-
Do you have a favorite quote? Please share any really good ones, or pick your favorite from this list.