This is the start of ‘A never ending list’ dedicated to the quotes/sayings that I like to read and reflect on. (There are so many still to be added) I am a sucker for them!… :0)

Theirs not to make reply

Theirs not to reason why

Theirs but to do and die

Into the valley of death

(Extract from The charge of the Light brigade poem) Alfred Lord Tennyson

* Anyone who thinks the art of conversation is dead ought to tell a child to go to bed. ~Robert Gallagher

* Children are the living messages we send to a time we will not see. ~Neil Postman, The Disappearance of Childhood (introduction), 1982

* Children are one-third of our population and all of our future. ~Select Panel for the Promotion of Child Health, 1981

* Children are the world’s most valuable resource and its best hope for the future” John Fitzgerald Kennedy

* The child must know that he is a miracle, that since the beginning of the world there hasn’t been, and until the end of the world there will not be, another child like him.’

* What’s done to children, they will do to society. ~Karl Menninger

* “I must do something” always solves more problems than “Something must be done.” ~Author Unknown

* The willingness to accept responsibility for one’s own life is the source from which self-respect springs. ~Joan Didion

* Take your life in your own hands, and what happens? A terrible thing: no one to blame. ~Erica Jong

* Excuses are the tools with which persons with no purpose in view build for themselves great monuments of nothing. ~Steven Grayhm

* Justifying a fault only doubles it. ~French Proverb

 

 


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