Wednesday, April 30, 2008

Journal 27 sem 2

The future is not an inheritance, it is an opportunity and an obligation.


Monday, April 28, 2008

Journal 26 sem 2

The habit of looking to the future and thinking that the whole meaning of the present lies in what it will bring forth is a pernicious one. There can be no value in the whole unless there is value in the parts.

BERTRAND RUSSELL, Conquest of Happiness

Wednesday, April 23, 2008

JOurnal 25 sem 2

"One faces the future with one’s past." … Pearl S. Buck

Monday, April 21, 2008

journal 24 sem 2

" The best thing about the future is it only comes one day at a time." Abraham Lincoln

Wednesday, April 16, 2008

Journal 23 sem 2

Do you know what the school's Eslrs are? If not look on the yellow poster to the rear of the classroom? WHat do you think the benfit of having eslrs are? Name one that is most important to you and why. Explain a way in which you have fulfilled a Eslr.

Wednesday, April 09, 2008

journal 22 sem 2

Keep going, keep going come what may. But what is your final goal, you may ask. That goal will become clearer, will emerge slowly but surely, much as the draft turns into the sketch and the sketch into the painting through the serious work done on it, through the elaboration of the original vague idea and through the consolidation of the first fleeting and passing thought.

VINCENT VAN GOGH, letter to Theo van Gogh, Jul. 1880

Monday, April 07, 2008

Journal 21 sem 2

Making your mark on the world is hard. If it were easy, everybody would do it. But it's not. It takes patience, it takes commitment, and it comes with plenty of failure along the way. The real test is not whether you avoid this failure, because you won't. it's whether you let it harden or shame you into inaction, or whether you learn from it; whether you choose to persevere.

BARACK OBAMA, speech, Jul. 12, 2006

Thursday, April 03, 2008

Journal 20 sem 2

Both tears and sweat are salty, but they render a different result. Tears will get you sympathy; sweat will get you change.

Jesse Jackson, Civil Rights Activist

Tuesday, April 01, 2008

Journal 19 sem 2

HOw do you feel that your recent break will help catapult you into the last part of the year? What are some things you will do differently to ensure that the year ends in success? please provide examples