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Mr. Mathot's Favorite Quotes (Pg. 1)

"The roots of education are bitter, but its fruits are ever so sweet." Aristotle

"The greatest discovery of my generation is that a human being can alter his life by altering his attitude." William James

"To discuss any subject without understanding its history is intolerable." The Chemist Joesph Persely 1785

"We all matter because we are matter and that is why as matter, we matter." unknow

"Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle." Philo

"Hate is a strong word." unknow

"What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us." Ralph Waldo Emerson

"It is not necessarily the path we take, but what we do along the path that matters." unknow

"There is always, always, always, something to be thankful for." Unknown

"Very little is needed to make a happy life. It is all within yourself, in your way of thinking." Marcus Surelius

"That man is richest whose pleasures are the simplest." Thoreau

"Life is ours to be spent, not to be saved." D.H. Lawrence

"Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Willing is not enough; we must do." Goethe

"Be not afraid growing slowly, be afraid of standing still." Chinese Proverb

"A pupil from whom nothing is ever demanded which he cannot do, never does all he can." John Stuart Mill

"My greatest strength is in knowing my weakness." from Extreme, an IMAX film

"If you believe your happy then happy you may find yourself to be." unknow

"Most true happiness comes from one's inner life, from the disposition of the mind and soul. Admittedly, a good inner life is hard to achieve, especially in these trying times. It takes reflection and contemplation and self-discipline." W. L. Shirer

What is success? To laugh often and much;
To win the respect of intelligent people,
And the affection of children.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

It is easier to build up a child than it is to repair an adult.




Last updated May 5, 2014