Pass It On®

A hundred years from now it will not matter what my bank account was, the sort of house I lived in, or the kind of car I drove... but the world may be different because I was important in the life of a child.

FOREST E. WITCRAFT

teacher, scholar

COMMENTS


Deb JULY 18, 2018
So true

Christine Beer from Strathroy, Ontario JANUARY 20, 2018
I am blessed to be the mother of a special needs young man. I am also an Educational assistant who works on a daily basis with many students with several different needs. This quote always validates what I do everyday. I truly hope that I have inspired students in some way along this journey.. I know they have made a difference in my life.

Maegan from Hazleton Indiana AUGUST 9, 2017
I have always loved this quote it is so true.as a teacher and as a mother. I Love it even that much more.

Gayelynn from Austin APRIL 5, 2017
One of my favorite quotes of all time.

A mother of special needs child from Chicago, IL OCTOBER 17, 2016
I came across this quote at my child's therapist's office. It was written on a painting of a boy watching at a pond or lake. It drew my attention. I read and reread it many many times. During the difficult moments (of raising a special needs child), I think about this quote. It validates me for my efforts, motivates me to do my best and helps me keep going! Many many thanks to the author of this quote!


In the end, though, maybe we must all give up trying to pay back the people in this world who sustain our lives. In the end, maybe it's wiser to surrender before the miraculous scope of human generosity and to just keep saying thank you, forever and sincerely, for as long as we have voices. —Elizabeth Gilbert
Do all the good you can. By all the means you can. In all the ways you can. In all the places you can. At all the times you can. To all the people you can. As long as ever you can. —John Wesley
You cannot discover new oceans unless you have the courage to lose sight of the shore. —André Gide
Be soft. Do not let the world make you hard. Do not let pain make you hate. Do not let the bitterness steal your sweetness. Take pride that even though the rest of the world may disagree, you still believe it to be a beautiful place. —Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.
Everything will be okay in the end. If it's not okay, it's not the end.  —John Lennon
People can't be just tied together. They have to connect. Otherwise, they'll find themselves bound hand and foot. —Ai Yazawa
The only thing worse than being blind is having sight and no vision. —Helen Keller
To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream, not only plan, but also believe. —Anatole France
Appreciation is a wonderful thing. It makes what is excellent in others belong to us as well. —Voltaire
We are all unique, and have our own special place in the puzzle of the universe. —Rod Williams
We are the music-makers, and we are the dreamers of dreams. We are the movers and shakers of the world forever, it seems.  —Arthur O' Shaughnessy
That thing that you do, after your day job, in your free time, too early in the morning, too late at night. That thing you read about, write about, think about, in fact fantasize about. That thing you do when you’re all alone and there’s no one to impress, nothing to prove, no money to be made, simply a passion to pursue. That’s it. That’s your thing. That’s your heart, your guide. That’s the thing you must, must do. —Jes Allen
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. Because someday in your life you will have been all of these. —George Washington Carver
Reading is a way for me to expand my mind, open my eyes, and fill up my heart. —Oprah Winfrey
Make it a habit to tell people thank you. To express your appreciation, sincerely and without the expectation of anything in return. —Ralph Marston
If you don't stick to your values when they are being tested, they're not values: they're hobbies. —Jon Stewart

See All Quotations

Subscribe to our FREE
inspirational quote emails!
20170116 monday quote Friday quote 20170303 friday quote
20161213 tuesday quote new Monday quote Friday quote
20160906 tuesday quote Wednesday quote Tuesday quote