Tag: quotations

  • A good deed to feel good about

    A good deed to feel good about

    Self-esteem is built by doing esteemable acts. Author unknown I’m writing about this not to brag but to share something positive. I flew out of town on business today, and I had an aisle seat I as usually do. When I sat down, the woman in the middle seat to my right was talking to […]

  • I am only one, but I am still one

    I am only one, but I am still one

    “I am only one, but I am still 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.” –Edward Everett Hale I first heard this quotation attributed to Helen Keller, but this Wikiquote page on Edward […]

  • Don’t be clever or snarky when grading

    Don’t be clever or snarky. You want to show off your sharp wit? Keep it for when you’re writing letters to the Promotion and Tenure Review Committee. Unless you are being kind, do not be cute or ironic or use mockery when writing comments on a student’s paper. The ability to decide somebody’s grade is […]

  • My Spanish translation of Get vs Give quotation

    “Nos ganamos la vida por lo que conseguimos, pero hacemos la vida por lo que damos.”—Mi traducción de la cita malatribuida a Winston Churchill

  • Be a fountain not a drain

    Be a fountain not a drain

    “Be a fountain, not a drain.” –seen at Cracker Barrel