These are motivational thoughts by some of the world’s greatest
minds, and we use them to begin our class each day. These topical
quotes inspire reflection and encourage conversation.
“The man who will use his skill and constructive imagination to see how much he can give for a dollar, instead of how little he can give for a dollar, is bound to succeed.”
—Henry Ford

“Every successful man I have heard of has done the best he could with conditions as he found them, and not waited until the next year for better.”
—Edgar Watson Howe

“The great secret of success in life is for a man to be ready when his opportunity comes.”
—Benjamin Disraeli

“Nobody’s problem is ideal. Nobody has things just as he would like them. The thing to do is to make a success with what material I have. It is sheer waste of time and soul-power to imagine what I would do if things were different. They are not different.”
—Dr. Frank Crane

“The ladder of success doesn’t care who climbs it.”
—Frank Tyger

“The man who works need never be a problem to anyone. Opportunities multiply as they are seized; they die when neglected. Life is a long line of opportunities.”
—John Wicker

"There is no security on this earth. Only opportunity.”
—Douglas MacArthur

“The men who try to do something and fail are infinitely better than those who try nothing and succeed.”
—Lloyd Jones

“Have patience with all things, but chiefly have patience with yourself. Do not lose courage in considering your imperfections, but instantly start remedying them—every day brings the task anew.”
—St. Francis De Sales

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Learning is M.A.G.I.C. has a mission to “Share Secrets with Students for Academic Achievement.” These “secrets” include unique methods of self-expression, fun ways of generating creativity, problem solving through conflict resolution, and the enthusiastic celebration of each student’s individuality.