“If you have come here to help me you are wasting your time, but if you have come because your liberation is bound up with mine, then let us work together.” - Lilla Watson
"No child left behind"
"It's not about what it is, it's about what it can become" - Dr. Seuss
"Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world" -Nelson Mandela
"Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire."
"Students are here to learn. There’s a reason it says school in big letters on the outside” -Mr. Owens, my former principal
"The function of education is to teach one to think intensively and to think critically. Intelligence plus character – that is the goal of true education – Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Education is for improving the lives of others and for leaving your community and world better than you found it.- Marian Wright Edelman
“It is never too late to be who you might have been."
“The future of the world is in my classroom TODAY."
"Be the change you want to see in the world." -Mahatma Ghandi
"History, as nearly no one seems to know, is not merely something to be read. And it does not refer merely, or even principally, to the past. On the contrary, the great force of history comes from the fact that we carry it within us, are unconsciously controlled by it in many ways, and history is literally present in all that we do. It could scarcely be otherwise, since it is to history that we owe our frames of reference, our identities, and our aspirations." -- James Baldwin, 1965
"Really what education does is it gives opportunity, but it also gives HOPE."
"Helping one person might not change the world, but it can change the world for that one person."
"No one ever made a difference by being like everyone else."
"Different not less."
“People don’t care how much you know, until they know how much you care.”
"One for all and all for one."
"Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.” ― Mahatma Gandhi
"When you know better, you do better."
"If you can't fly then run. If you can run then walk. If you cant walk then crawl. But whatever you do, you have to keep moving forward." -Dr Martin Luther King Jr.
“Grow and go."
"Give a man a fish, feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish, feed him for a life time."
"Every student can learn, just not on the same day, or in the same way.