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2016-07-19 04:31 pm
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Quotes

Quotes from the book Wonder by R.J. Palacio I am reading from.

MR. BROWNE'S PRECEPTS

SEPTEMBER
When given the choice between being right and being kind, choose kind.
-Dr. Wayne W. Dyer

OCTOBER
Your deeds are your monuments.
-inscription on an Egyptian tomb

NOVEMBER
Have no friends not equal to yourself.
-Confucious

DECEMBER
Audentes fortuna iuvat. (Fortune favors the bold.)
-Virgil

JANUARY
No man is an island, entire of itself.
-John Donne

FEBRUARY
It is better to know some of the questions than all of the answers.
-James Thunder

MARCH
Kind words do not cost much. Yet they accomplish much.
-Blaise Pascal

APRIL
What is beautiful is good, and who is good will soon be beautiful.
-Sappho

MAY
Do all the good you can,
By all means you can,
In all ways you can,
In all places you can,
At all times you can,
To all people you can,
As long as you ever can.
- John Wesley's Rule

JUNE
Just follow the day and reach for the sun! - The Polyphonic Spree, "Light and Day"
POST CARD PRECEPTS (Mr.Browne required all of his students to make their own precepts during the summer.)

CHARLOTTE CODY'S PRECEPT
It's not enough to be friendly. You have to be a friend.

REID KINGLSEY'S PRECEPT
Save the oceans, save the world!
-Me!

TRISTAN FIEDLEHOLTZEN'S PRECEPT
If you really want something in this life, you have to work for it. Now quiet, they're about to announce the lottery numbers!
-Homer Simpson

SAVANNA WITTENBERG'S PRECEPT
Flowers are great, but love is better.
-Justin Bieber

HENRY JOPLIN'S PRECEPT
Don't be friends with jerks.
-Henry Joplin

MAYA MARKOWITZ'S PRECEPT
All you need is love.
-The Beatles

AMOS CONTI'S PRECEPT
Don't try too hard to be cool. It always shows, and that's uncool.
-Amos Conti

XIMENA CHIN'S PRECEPT
To thine own self be true.
-Hamlet, Shakespeare

JULIAN ALBANS'S PRECEPT
Sometimes it's good to start over.
-Julian Albans

SUMMER DAWSON'S PRECEPT
If you can get through middle school without hurting anyone's feelings, that's really cool beans.
-Summer Dawson

JACK WILL'S PRECEPT
Keep calm and carry on!
-some saying from World War II

AUGUST PULLMAN'S PRECEPT
Everyone in the world should get a standing ovation at least once in their life because we all overcometh the world.
-Auggie