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Understand, our police officers put their lives on the line for us every single day. They’ve got a tough job to do to maintain public safety and hold accountable those who break the law.
– Barack Obama
Teacher Appreciation Week
If a doctor, lawyer, or dentist had 40 people in her or his office at one time, all of whom had different needs, and some of whom didn’t want to be there and were causing trouble, and the doctor, lawyer, or dentist, without assistance, had to treat them all with professional excellence for nine months, then she or he might have some conception of the classroom teacher’s job.
– Donald Quinn
Salvation Army Week
With the backdrop of The Salvation Army’s century and a half of service to the world’s poor, these songs and reflections are born of meaningful engagement with a living Gospel.
– Sara Groves
No one is more cherished in this world than someone who lightens the burden of another.
– Joseph Addison
Remember that the happiest people are not those getting more, but those giving more.
– H. Jackson Brown Jr.
For a lot of people, Superman is and has always been America’s hero. He stands for what we believe is the best within us: limitless strength tempered by compassion, that can bear adversity and emerge stronger on the other side. He stands for what we all feel we would like to be able to stand for, when standing is hardest.
– J. Michael Straczynski
Perhaps no place in any community is so totally democratic as the town library. The only entrance requirement is interest.
– Lady Bird Johnson
Golden Rule Week
In nearly every religion I am aware of, there is a variation of the golden rule. And even for the non-religious, it is a tenet of people who believe in humanistic principles.
– Hillary Clinton
National Cleaning Week
Cleaning your house while your kids are still growing up is like shoveling the walk before it stops snowing.
– Phyllis Diller
He breathed upon dead bodies and brought them into life. Nor sequent centuries could hit Orbit and sum of Shakespeare’s wit.
– Ralph Waldo Emerson