Each week a thought is posted. These are sourced from old English sayings and made child friendly, to be incorporated into the modern world.
A good way to remind and instil good manners and conduct in youngsters and keep the proverbs alive.
Communication is the real work of leadership. Through talking & listening we can begin to start leading projects forward.
Gather the flowers, but spare the buds. Let the buds alone, so they can grow into flowers which you can gather.
A danger foreseen, is a danger avoided. If you can see danger in a situation ahead of time, you can side step it.
The human body is a work of Art. The make up and design of our bodies is incredibly engineered.
Boredom lies within. If you claim you are bored, that means you are a boring person!
We sit in the mud and ….. reach for the stars. From the very basic playing, we find our future dreams.
You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation. Playing brings out your personality.
There would be no Christmas if there was no Easter. The two celebrations are so closely intwined, we could not have one without the other.
Children must be taught how to think, not what to think. Don’t force thoughts onto children, but show them how to make their own opinions.
Politics is the art of the possible. The way to change things in the world.
Don’t miss the sun today, working about the rain coming tomorrow. Live each day moment by moment.
Poverty is like punishment for a crime you didn’t commit. No-one deserves to be poor.
A man does what he can; a woman does what a man cannot. Women have many many talents!
Don’t just teach children how to count, Teach them what counts most. Show children what is most important in their lives.
The most terrible poverty is loneliness, and the feeling of being unloved. Worse than being hungry and poor, is feeling lonely.
To invent, you need a good imagination and a pile of junk.
Where we love is home – home that our feet may leave, but not our hearts. Home stays inside us, wherever we may go.
Work hard, stay positive, and get up early. It’s the best part of the day.
As the old cock crows, the young cock learns. Children learn by example of their parents and elders.
And in the act of making things, just by living their daily lives, they also make history. People everywhere making things for one another, are making a new story in history for someone else.
A young man without ambition is an old man waiting to be. Having ideas and plans, keeps you young.
To change your life, change your habit. Try some new ones this year.
We don’t stop playing because we grow old; we grow old because we stop playing.
In order to succeed, we must first believe that we can. Be confident that you CAN do it!
Every gift which is given, even though is be small, is in reality great, if it is given with affection. Give you presents with love.
Spare the rod, Spoil the child. This very old saying means without discipline, children will become spoilt.
“The best gifts come from the heart, not the store.” Kindness and love are better than a toy from the shop.
If you haven’t found it yet, keep looking. Don’t Settle. As with all matters of the heart, you’ll know it when you find it. Keep trying and looking for what you want.
A little nonsense now and then, is cherished by the wisest men. Even the cleverest people like to play around and be silly.
“An eye for an eye will only make the whole world blind.” If the world uses revenge on their enemies, it won’t help the situation at all, it will make it worse.