"A child is a gift parents give to themselves, forever expecting the child to be grateful." ~ Robert Brault … [Read more...]

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Sir Francis Bacon and Reading

"Some books are to be tasted, others to be swallowed, and some few to be chewed and digested..." ~ Sir Francis Bacon, English author & philosopher … [Read more...]

Happy Fourth of July!

"Those who expect to reap the blessings of freedom, must, like men, undergo the fatigue of supporting it." ~ Thomas Paine Happy Fourth of July! … [Read more...]

Happy Fourth of July! And here is to personal freedom:

“In between stimulus and response there is a space, in that space lies our power to choose our response, in our response lies our growth and our freedom.” ~Viktor Frankl, M.D. … [Read more...]

MLK Jr. on Education

"To save man from the morass of propaganda, in my opinion, is one of the chief aims of education. Education must enable one to sift and weigh evidence, to discern the true from the false, the real from the unreal, and the facts from the fiction." ~ Martin Luther King, Jr., The Purpose of Education … [Read more...]

I long…

"I long to accomplish a great and noble task, but it is my chief duty to accomplish small tasks as if they were great and noble." ~ Helen Keller … [Read more...]