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The purpose of Web Links is it display, in one location,  interesting and useful links for teachers and parents who home school their children. If you wish to be informed of the latest website, consider sending us an email requesting that we add your name to our "ed list serve". You'll receive via email about 3-5 times a month, a site in the STEM subjects (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) and/or education that has caught our attention. Eventually these sites are posted in our on-line archive.

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Praxis frequently (almost daily) posts a number of sites of interest on Twitter and Facebook. We also runs an educational list serve for those sites which we occassionally we come across an educational or STEM website that we just have to share. Some weeks there maybe none others 1 to 3 recommendations. If you'd like your name added to this email distribution list or if you'd like us to have a look at a site, please contact us.


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  • American Museum of Natural History Resources-for-Learning
  • Devil's Coulee & Heritage Museum: Experience the Warner, Alberta museum, which features a Hadrosaur (duck-billed dinosaur) nest and embryo, ancient fossils, dinosaur models, and a mural depicting dinosaurs caring for their young. Devil's Coulee is the first site that dinosaur eggs were discovered in Canada.
  • DinoDatabase.com has a great little feature called If Dinosaurs Could Talk. In If Dinosaurs Could Talk you will find twenty audio recordings in which a narrator playing the role of a talking dinosaur shares a little information about that dinosaur. In addition to the If Dinosaurs Could Talk feature, Dinodatabase.com offers a huge glossary of terms about dinosaurs.
  • Dinosaur Provincial Park: Dominating the land was an amazing group of animals called the dinosaurs. Over forty species have been found here, joining a list of another 450 fossil organisms. Their ancient remains give us the world’s most complete record of the late Cretaceous Period, and provide a rich fossil legacy for you to discover today. Dinosaur Provincial Park, a few minutes drive from Brooks, Alberta is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and a place like nowhere else on earth!
  • Dinosaurs TES Resources: The Mesozoic period may have ended 65 million years ago, but the giant creatures that stomped across the land, swam in the sea and swarmed through the skies still fascinate us today. Whether you are looking for dinosaur-themed counting fun, fossil foraging ideas or a serious scientific debate try these hand-picked resources in class.
  • Dinosphere at The Children's Museum of Indianapolis
  • Fossil Horses in Cyberspace
  • Honolulu Community College Dinosaur Exhibit
  • Royal Tyrrell Museum: This world class Alberta museum in Drumheller features ten signature galleries devoted to paleontology, with 40 dinosaur skeletons with more than 110,000 fossil specimens. It includes an opportunity to view paleontologist working on their fossil collections.
  • Paleontology Portal
  • Peterson Family Website - Fossil Collection
  • River of Death and Discovery Dinosaur Centre at Pipestone Creek, Grande Prairie Alberta Dinosaur Museums Canada
  • Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History: Interactive exploration of how a paleontologist might uncover the fossilized remains of a dinosaur and transport them back to the museum.
    This Smithsonian activity starts with a dinosaur dig in Wyoming and students use virtual tools to clear away rocks and dust, prepare the bones in plaster for transport and then get to assemble the skeleton back at the museum.
  • T. rex Dinosaur Centre: In 1991, a large vertebra was found near to the town of Eastend in Southwest Saskatchewan. This exciting discovery turned out to be Scotty, Canada’s most complete Tyrannosaurus rex! Since day one, Scotty has given us massive amounts of dinosaur knowledge and you can learn all about it at the T. rex Discovery Centre!
  • Thunder Lizards
  • Tree of Life: This Great Tree of Life diagram is based primarily on the evolutionary relationships tries mainly to illustrate a great lesson of evolution; that we are related not only to every living thing, but also to every thing that ever lived.

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  • Hack Education www.hackeducation.com/index.php | Audrey Watters' blog
  • Gateway to 21st Century Skills www.thegateway.org has been serving teachers continuously since 1996 which makes it one of the oldest publically accessible U.S. repositories of education resources on the Web. The Gateway contains a variety of educational resource types from activities and lesson plans to online projects to assessment items. An impressive set of filters allows you to narrow your search by subject, grade level, lesson type, device, price (there are 20 times the number of free vs paid lessons), medium, teaching method, language, mediator, beneficiary, assessment method, interaction method.
  • NEOTYS: Testing School Performance Tools www.neotys.com/Testing-School-Performance-Tools.html: This resource guide provides you with excellent links that relate to the following topics: lesson plans, rubrics, printables, worksheets and classroom management tools.
  • School Tube www.schooltube.com: Vetted School safe videos.
  • TES: Largest network of teachers in the world. Almost 1.9 million registered users. Over 303 500 downloadable free resources.
  • TeachHUB: Brings teachers together to share their thoughts, advice, resources, recommendations, photos, lessons and more.
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TeacherTips: Quotes

  • Educational Quotes
    • "Education is not filling a bucket, but the lighting a fire" W.B. Yeats
    • "I know for sure that what we dwell on is who we become." ~~ Oprah Winfrey
    • "The wisest mind has something yet to learn." ~~ George Santayana (1863 - 1952)
    • "Every student can learn, just not on the same day, or the same way." ~~ George Evans
    • "It is today that we create the world of the future." ~~ Eleanor Roosevelt
    • "They may forget what you said but they will never forget how you made them feel." ~~ Anonymous
    • "It has always seemed strange to me that in our endless discussions about education so little stress is laid on the pleasure of becoming an educated person." ~~ Edith Hamilton
    • "I hear, and I forget. I see, and I remember. I do, and I understand." ~~ Chinese Proverb
    • "Knowledge is of two kinds. We know a subject ourselves, or we know where we can find information on it." ~~ Samuel Johnson (1709 - 1784)
    • "The roots of education are bitter, but the fruit is sweet." ~~ Aristotle
    • "The aim of education should be to teach us rather how to think, than what to think." ~~ Bill Beattie
    • "A person who won't read has no advantage over one who can't read." ~~ Mark Twain
    • "Once children learn how to learn, nothing is going to narrow their mind." ~~ Marva Collins
    • "Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn." ~~ Benjamin Franklin
    • "Do not worry about your difficulties in mathematics. I can assure you that mine are still greater." ~~ Albert Einstein
    • "Education is what survives when what has been learned has been forgotten." ~~ B. F. Skinner
    • "The whole art of teaching is only the art of awakening the natural curiosity of young minds for the purpose of satisfying it afterwards." ~~ Anatole France
    • "What really matters is what you do with what you have." ~~ H. G. Wells
    • "All who have meditated on the art of governing mankind have been convinced that the fate of empires depends on the education of youth." ~~ Aristotle
    • "Education's purpose is to replace an empty mind with an open one."
      - Malcolm Forbes
    • "To acquire knowledge, one must study; but to acquire wisdom, one must observe." ~~ Marilyn vos Savant
    • "The beautiful thing about learning is that no one can take it away from you." ~~ B.B. King
    • "Education costs money, but then so does ignorance." ~~ Claus Moser
    • "In an effective classroom students should not only know what they are doing, they should also know why and how." ~~ Harry Wong
    • "A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell where his influence stops." ~~ Henry Adams
    • "Teachers open the door. You enter by yourself." ~~ Chinese Proverb
    • "Experience is a hard teacher because she gives the test first, the lesson afterwards." ~~ Vernon Saunders Law
    • "You cannot teach anybody anything. You can only help them discover it within themselves." ~~ Galileo
    • "Education makes a people easy to lead, but difficult to drive; easy to govern, but impossible to enslave." ~~ William Blake
    • "How can it be, in a world where half the things a man knows at 20 are no longer true at 40 -- and half the things he knows at 40 hadn't been discovered when he was 20?" ~~ Arthur C. Clarke
    • "Teaching is not a profession; it's a passion." ~~ Unknown
    • "A candle loses nothing by lighting another candle." ~~ Erin Majors
    • "Education is the best provision for old age." ~~ Aristotle
    • "Learning without thought is labor lost; thought without learning is perilous." ~~ Confucius
    • "What sculpture is to a block of marble, education is to the soul." ~~ Joseph Addison
    • "It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge." ~~ Albert Einstein
    • "Experience is not what happens to you. It is what you do with what happens to you." ~~ Aldous Huxley
    • "The teacher is one who makes two ideas grow where only one grew before." ~~ Elbert Hubbard
    • "Learning is a treasure that will follow its owner everywhere." ~~ Chinese Proverb
    • "It's okay to make mistakes. Mistakes are our teachers -- they help us to learn." ~~ John Bradshaw
    • "You can teach a student a lesson for a day; but if you can teach him to learn by creating curiosity, he will continue the learning process as long as he lives." ~~ Clay P. Bedford
    • "Information cannot replace education." ~~ Earl Kiole
    • "Educating the mind without educating the heart is no education at all." ~~ Aristotle
    • "Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever." ~~ Gandhi
    • "A great teacher never strives to explain her vision: she simply invites you to stand beside her and see for yourself." ~~ Rev. R. Inman
    • "Good teaching is one-fourth preparation and three-fourths theater." ~~ Gail Godwin
    • "Teachers open the door, but you must enter by yourself." ~~ Chinese Proverb
    • "Freedom of teaching and of opinion in book or press is the foundation for the sound and natural development of any people." ~~ Albert Einstein
    • "The essence of teaching is to make learning contagious, to have one idea spark another." ~~ Marva Collins
    • "I cannot teach anybody anything, I can only make them think." ~~ Socrates
    • "To teach is to learn twice." ~~ Joseph Joubert
    • "What I hear, I forget. What I see, I remember. What I do, I understand." ~~ Confucius
    • "Philosophy is written in that great book which ever lies before our eyes - I mean the universe - but we cannot understand it if we do not first learn the language and grasp the symbols, in which it is written. This book is written in the mathematical language... without which one wanders in vain through a dark labyrinth." ~~ Galileo Galilei
  • General Quotes
    • "Thunder is good, thunder is impressive; but it is lightning that does the work." ~~ Mark Twain
    • "It's not enough to be busy... the question is: what are we busy about?" ~~ Henry David Thoreau
    • "Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage." ~~ Anais Nin
    • "Never do things others can do and will do, if there are things others cannot do or will not do." ~~ Amelia Earhart
    • "The past, the present and the future are really one: they are today." ~~ Harriet Beecher Stowe
    • "There's a fine line between fishing and just standing on the shore like an idiot." ~~ Steven Wright
    • "A goal is a dream with a deadline." ~~ Napoleon Hill
    • "Forty is the old age of youth; fifty the youth of old age." ~~ Victor Hugo
    • "Never interrupt someone doing something you said couldn't be done." ~~ Amelia Earhart
    • "Where all think alike, no one thinks much." ~~ Walter Lippman
    • "Good things happen to those who hustle." ~~ Anais Nin
    • "The main difference between a cat and a lie is that a cat only has nine lives." ~~ Mark Twain
    • "Be true to your work, your word, and your friend." ~~ Henry David Thoreau
    • "We don't see things as they are, we see them as we are." ~~ Anais Nin
    • "One of the advantages of being disorderly is that one is constantly making exciting discoveries." ~~ A. A. Milne
    • "Always do your best. What you plant now, you will harvest later." ~~ Og Mandino
    • "You don't write because you want to say something, you write because you have something to say." ~~ F. Scott Fitzgerald
    • "You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream." ~~ C. S. Lewis
    • "Freedom is not worth having if it does not include the freedom to make mistakes." ~~ Mahatma Gandhi
    • "Open your arms to change, but don’t let go of your values." ~~ Dalai Lama
    • "The main thing is to keep the main thing the main thing." ~~ Stephen R. Covey
    • "Broadly speaking, the short words are the best, and the old words best of all." ~~ Sir Winston Churchill
    • "After all is said and done, more is said than done." ~~ Aesop
    • "Sometimes the questions are complicated and the answers are simple." ~~ Dr. Seuss
    • "Always do right. This will gratify some people and astonish the rest." ~~ Mark Twain
    • "Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away." ~~ George Carlin
    • "If you can't say something nice, don't say anything at all." ~~ Thumper's father (Bambi 1942)
    • "Build a better mousetrap and the world will beat a path to your door." ~~ Ralph Waldo Emerson
    • "Good judgement comes from experience, and experience -- well, that comes from poor judgement." ~~ Cousin Woodman
    • "Insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results." ~~ Albert Einstein
    • "Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new." ~~ Albert Einstein

 

  • Volunteer Quotes
    • "Thunder is good, thunder is impressive; but it is lightning that does the work." ~~ Mark Twain
    • "Volunteers are the only human beings on the face of the earth who reflect this nation's compassion, unselfish caring, patience, and just plain love for one another." ~~ Erma Bombeck
    • "Volunteers are not paid -- not because they are worthless, but because they are priceless."
    • " We ourselves feel that what we are doing is just a drop in the ocean. But the ocean would be less because of that missing drop." ~~ Mother Teresa
    • "The difference between ordinary and extraordinary is just that little extra."
    • "Snowflakes melt alone - but together they can be traffic stoppers!"
    • "Teamwork allows common people to attain uncommon results."
    • "Blessed are the flexible, for they shall not be bent out of shape."
    • "Some people want it to happen, some wish it to happen, others make it happen."
    • "Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it's the only thing that ever has." ~~ Margaret Mead
    • "Treat people as if they were what they ought to be, and help them become what they are capable of being." ~~ Goethe
    • "We ourselves must be full of life if we are going to make life fuller for others." ~~ David Sawyer
    • "We can do no great things -- only small things with great love." ~~ Mother Teresa
    • "I was taught that the world had a lot of problems; that I could struggle and change them; that intellectual and material gifts brought the privilege and responsibility of sharing with others less fortunate; and that service is the rent each of us pays for living -- the very purpose of life and not something you do in your spare time or after you have reached your personal goals." ~~ Marian Wright Edelman
    • "I can't be found in myself; I discover myself in others. That much is clear. And I suspect that I also love and care for myself in others." ~~ Hugh Prather
    • "If you want to innovate, to change an enterprise or a society, it takes people willing to do what is not expected." ~~ Jean Ribould
    • "Giving kids clothes and food is one thing but it's much more important to teach them that other people besides themselves are important, and that the best thing they can do with their lives is to use them in the service of other people." ~~ Dolores Huerta
    • "We need love and creative imagination to do constructive work." ~~ Paula Ollendorf
    • "Work is love made visible." ~~ Kahlil Gibran
    • "We ourselves must be full of life if we are going to make life fuller for others." ~~ Davod Sawuer
    • "No man or woman, even of the humblest sort, can really be strong, gentle, pure and good without the world being better for it; without somebody being helped and comforted by the very existence of that goodness." ~~ Phillips Brooks
    • "The final test of a leader is that he leaves behind him in other men the conviction and the will to carry on . . . The genius of a good leader is to leave behind him a situation which common sense, without the grace of genius, can deal with successfully." ~~ Walter Lippmann
    • "Nothing is so contagious as example; and we never do any great good or evil which does not produce its like." ~~ Francois de La Rochefoucauld
    • "No matter how big and powerful government gets, and the many services it provides, it can never take the place of volunteers." ~~ Ronald Reagan
    • "Throughout my life, I've seen the difference that volunteering efforts can make in people's lives. I know the personal value of service as a local volunteer." ~~ Jimmy Carter
    • "Service to youth is the rent we pay for the space we occupy on earth." ~~ Jane Deeter Rippin
    • "How can we expect our children to know and experience the joy of giving unless we teach them that the greater pleasure in life lies in the art of giving rather than receiving." ~~ James Cash Penny
    • "Volunteering creates a national character in which the community and the nation take on a spirit of compassion, comradeship and confidence." ~~ Brian O'Connell
    • "The soul is healed by being with children." ~~ Feodor Dowtoevski
    • "We make a living by what we do, but we make a life by what we give." ~~ Winston Churchill
    • "I don't know what your destiny will be, but one thing I know: the only ones among you who will be really happy are those who have sought and found how to serve." ~~ Albert Schweitzer
    • "I have been the recipient of love and service, therefore I can love and serve. There is great satisfaction in service to others, in ... seeing people and their conditions change." ~~ Clarence E. Hodges
    • "We seldom stop to think how many people's lives are entwined with our own. It is a form of selfishness to imagine that every individual can operate on his own or can pull out of the general stream and not be missed." ~~ Ivy Baker Priest
    • "We're put on this earth not to see through each other but to see each other through." ~~ Anonymous
    • "It is one of the most beautiful compensations of this life that no man can sincerely try to help another without helping himself." ~~ Ralph Waldo Emerson
    • "Caring must strengthen into commitment and commitment into action if we are to preserve and nurture one of the greatest forces for rebirth and renewal this nation has ... voluntarism." ~~ Marlene Wilson
    • "Volunteering can be an exciting, growing, enjoyable experience. It is truly gratifying to serve a cause, practice one's ideals, work with people, solve problems, see benefits, and know one had a hand in them." ~~ Harriet Naylor
    • "Everybody can be great because anybody can serve. You don't have to have a college degree to serve. You don't have to make your subject and your verb agree to serve. You only need a heart full of grace, a soul generated by love." ~~ Martin Luther King Jr.
    • "It is a rare and high privilege to be in a position to help people understand the differences that they can make not only in their own lives but in the lives of others by simply giving of themselves." ~~ Helen Boosalis
    • "Living is the art of loving. Loving is the art of caring. Caring is the art of sharing. Sharing is the art of living." ~~ Anonymous
    • "A volunteer is a person who can see what others cannot see; who can feel what most do not feel. Often, such gifted persons do not think of themselves as volunteers, but as citizens - citizens in the fullest sense: partners in civilization." ~~ George Bush
    • "Though government has an important role to play in meeting the many challenges that remain before us, we are coming to understand that no organization, including government, will fully succeed without the active participation of each of us. Volunteers are vital to enabling this country to live up to the true promise of its heritage." ~~ Bill Clinton
    • "If you want to lift yourself up, lift up someone else." ~~ Booker T. Washington
    • "There is a tremendous strength that is growing in the world through . . . sharing together, praying together, suffering together and working together" ~~ Mother Teresa
    • "How far you go in life depends on your being tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving and tolerant of the weak and strong." ~~ George Washington Carver
    • "How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world." ~~ Anne Frank
    • "I shall pass through this world but once. Any good therefore that I can do or any kindness that I can show to any human being, let me do it now. Let me not defer or neglect it, for I shall not pass this way again." ~~ Mahatma Gandhi
    • "No one is useless in this world who lightens the burden of it for someone else." ~~ Benjamin Franklin
    • "When you cease to make a contribution, you begin to die." ~~ Eleanor Roosevelt
    • "I don't know what your destiny will be, but the one thing I know; the only ones among you who will be really happy are those who will have sought and found how to serve." ~~ Albert Schweitzer
    • "I am only one, but still I am one. I cannot do everything, but still I can do something; and because I cannot do everything, I will not refuse to do the something that I can do." ~~ Edmund Evertt Hale
    • "The moral test of a society is how that society treats those who are in the dawn of life -- the children; those who are in the twilight of life -- the elderly; and those who are in the shadow of life -- the sick, the needy and the handicapped." ~~ Hubert Humphrey
    • "No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted." ~~ Aesop
    • "Our nation will succeed or fail to the degree that all of us -- citizens and businesses alike -- are active participants in building strong, sustainable and enriching communities." ~~ Arnold Hiatt
    • "You will find as you look back upon your life, that the moments that stand out are the moments when you have done things for others." ~~ Source Unknown
    • "The miracle is this - the more we share, the more we have." ~~ Leonard Nimoy"
    • Wherever a man turns he can find someone who needs him."  ~~ Albert Schweitzer
    • "Unselfish and noble actions are the most radiant pages in the biography of souls." ~~ David Thomas
    • "There are two ways of spreading light - to be the candle or the mirror that reflects it." ~~ Edith Wharton, Vesalius in Zante
    • "Those who can, do.  Those who can do more, volunteer." ~~ Author Unknown
    • "We often take for granted the very things that most deserve our gratitude." ~~ Cynthia Ozick
    • "You may not have saved a lot of money in your life, but if you have saved a lot of heartaches for other folks, you are a pretty rich man." ~~ Seth Parker
    • "I can no other answer make, but, thanks, and thanks." ~~ William Shakespeare
    • "It's easy to make a buck.  It's a lot tougher to make a difference." ~~ Tom Brokaw
    • "Volunteers do not necessarily have the time; they just have the heart." ~~ Elizabeth Andrew
    • "Feeling gratitude and not expressing it is like wrapping a present and not giving it." ~~ William Arthur Ward
    • "No one is more cherished in this world than someone who lightens the burden of another.  Thank you." ~~ Author Unknown
    • "I've seen and met angels wearing the disguise of ordinary people living ordinary lives." ~~ Tracy Chapman
    • "Silent gratitude isn't much use to anyone." ~~ G.B. Stern
    • "No duty is more urgent than that of returning thanks." ~~ James Allen
    • "Something that has always puzzled me all my life is why, when I am in special need of help, the good deed is usually done by somebody on whom I have no claim." ~~ William Feather
    • "Volunteers are love in motion!" ~~ Author Unknown
    • "No one who achieves success does so without acknowledging the help of others.  The wise and confident acknowledge this help with gratitude." ~~ Author Unknown
    • "I would maintain that thanks are the highest form of thought, and that gratitude is happiness doubled by wonder." ~~ G.K. Chesterton
    • "How beautiful a day can be
      When kindness touches it!" ~~ George Elliston
    • "Appreciation is a wonderful thing.  It makes what is excellent in others belong to us as well." ~~ Voltaire
    • "The hardest arithmetic to master is that which enables us to count our blessings." ~~ Eric Hoffer
    • "The deepest principle in human nature is the craving to be appreciated." ~~ William James
    • "One can pay back the loan of gold, but one dies forever in debt to those who are kind." ~~ Malayan Proverb
    • "The only people with whom you should try to get even are those who have helped you." ~~ John E. Southard
    • "The smallest act of kindness is worth more than the grandest intention." ~~ Oscar Wilde
    • "Gratitude is the memory of the heart." ~~ Jean Baptiste Massieu, translated from French
    • "How far that little candle throws his beams!
      So shines a good deed in a weary world." ~~ William Shakespeare
    • "It's nice to be important, but it's more important to be nice." ~~ Author Unknown
    • "Kindness is the language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see." ~~ Mark Twain
    • "Act as if what you do makes a difference.  It does." ~~ William James
    • "The purpose of life is not to be happy - but to matter, to be productive, to be useful, to have it make some difference that you have lived at all." ~~ Leo Rosten
    • "Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better.  It's not." ~~ Dr. Seuss
    • "Being good is commendable, but only when it is combined with doing good is it useful." ~~ Author Unknown
    • "Nobody can do everything, but everyone can do something." ~~ Author Unknown
    • "The true meaning of life is to plant trees, under whose shade you do not expect to sit." ~~ Nelson Henderson
    • "While earning your daily bread, be sure you share a slice with those less fortunate." ~~ Quoted in P.S. I Love You, compiled by H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
    • "No man stands so straight as when he stoops to help a boy." ~~ Knights of Pythagoras
    • "What we have done for ourselves alone dies with us; what we have done for others and the world remains and is immortal." ~~ Albert Pike
    • "Things of the spirit differ from things material in that the more you give the more you have." ~~ Christopher Morley
    • "Not only must we be good, but we must also be good for something." ~~ Henry David Thoreau
    • "You give but little when you give of your possessions.  It is when you give of yourself that you truly give." ~~ Kahlil Gibran
    • "I've learned that you shouldn't go through life with a catchers mitt on both hands.  You need to be able to throw something back." ~~ Maya Angelou
    • "Every action in our lives touches on some chord that will vibrate in eternity." ~~ Edwin Hubbel Chapin
    • "The work an unknown good man has done is like a vein of water flowing hidden underground, secretly making the ground green." ~~ Thomas Carlyle
    • "Every man feels instinctively that all the beautiful sentiments in the world weigh less than a single lovely action." ~~ Lowell
    • "If you think you are too small to be effective, you have never been in bed with a mosquito." ~~ Betty Reese
    • "Everybody can be great.  Because anybody can serve.  You don't have to have a college degree to serve.  You don't have to make your subject and your verb agree to serve.... You don't have to know the second theory of thermodynamics in physics to serve.  You only need a heart full of grace.  A soul generated by love." ~~ Martin Luther King, Jr.
    • "We cannot always build the future for our youth, but we can build our youth for the future." ~~ Franklin Delano Roosevelt
    • "We cannot live only for ourselves.  A thousand fibers connect us with our fellow men." ~~ Herman Melville
    • "Wherever there is a human being, there is an opportunity for a kindness." ~~ Seneca
    • " There is one word which may serve as a rule of practice for all one's life - reciprocity." ~~ Confucius
    • "Kindness, like a boomerang, always returns." ~~ Author Unknown
    • "Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around." ~~ Leo Buscaglia
    • "Have you had a kindness shown?
      Pass it on;
      'Twas not given for thee alone,
      Pass it on;
      Let it travel down the years,
      Let it wipe another's tears,
      'Til in Heaven the deed appears -
      Pass it on." ~~ Henry Burton, Pass It On
    • "Kindness is the greatest wisdom." ~~ Author Unknown
    • "Those who bring sunshine to the lives of others cannot keep it from themselves." ~~ James Matthew Barrie
    • "Real charity doesn't care if it's tax-deductible or not." ~~ Dan Bennett
    • "Volunteers are the only human beings on the face of the earth who reflect this nation's compassion, unselfish caring, patience, and just plain love for one another." ~~ Erma Louise Bombeck, 1927 - 1996

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