“The best career advice given to the young . . . is find out what you like doing best and get someone to pay you for doing it.”
—Katharine Whitehorn
“Want to change the world? There’s nothing to it.” —Leslie Bricusse and Anthony Newley, “Pure Imagination”
For thy sweet love remembered such wealth brings
That then I scorn to change my state with kings’.
-William Shakespeare, Sonnet 29
“I am only one, but I am one. I cannot do everything, but I can do something. And I will not let what I cannot do interfere with what I can do.”-Edward Everett Hale
“There is always one moment in childhood when the door opens and lets the future in.”

–Graham Greene

Lady M: “You live at our house.”
Little Sir: “No, I live at K and S’s.”
Lady M: “Oh, really. Is your room in the basement?”
Little Sir: “Yeah. K and S’s mommy can build a room with bricks and wood and sticky tape.”

“Aunt Agatha . . . is my tough aunt, the one who eats broken bottles and conducts human sacrifices by the light of the full moon.”
—Bertie Wooster, from P.G. Wodehouse’s Jeeves and Wooster tales

“Even if you are on the right track, you’ll get run over if you just sit there.” —Will Rogers (1879-1935)

When asked to make their dream menu, one of my fine students listed the following as “Lunch:”
Take 5

“The animals are so beautiful after they have tails.” —Lady M’s Wee Sir

“If you could only sense how important you are to the lives of those you meet; how important you can be to the people you may never even dream of. There is something of yourself that you leave at every meeting with another person.”
Fred Rogers

“You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough.”
Mae West

“We never really grow up; we only learn how to act in public.”

“My tastes are simple: I am easily satisfied with the best.”
Winston S. Churchill

“The thing I remember best about successful people I’ve met all through the years is their obvious delight in what they’re doing and it seems to have very little to do with worldly success. They just love what they’re doing, and they love it in front of others.”
Fred Rogers

“Even if you are on the right track, you’ll get run over if you just sit there.”—Will Rogers


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