Quotes for the Classroom

Here is an ever-growing list of quotes I want to display in my classroom:

“The world isn’t split into good people and Death Eaters. We’ve all got both light and dark inside us. What matters is the part we choose to act on. That’s who we really are.” – Sirius Black

“It is our choices that show what we truly are far more than our abilities.” -Albus Dumbledore

“Happiness can be found even in the darkest of times, if one only remembers to turn on the light.” -Albus Dumbledore

“Hard work beats talent when hard work works harder.”

“The mind is everything. What you think you become.”  –Buddha

“Eighty percent of success is showing up.” –Woody Allen

“I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.” –Maya Angelou

“Go confidently in the direction of your dreams.  Live the life you have imagined.” –Henry David Thoreau

“How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.” –Anne Frank

“Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.” –Martin Luther King, Jr.

“In one of the stars I shall be living. In one of them I shall be laughing. And so it will be as if all the stars were laughing when you look at the sky at night.” -Antoine de Saint-Exupery

“I am a woman, and I am a Latina. Those are the things that make my writing distinctive. Those are the things that give my writing power.” -Sandra Cisneros
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