Sunday, April 02, 2006

"Dailies" April 2, 2006


"Responsibility for learning belongs to the student, regardless of age."

-Robert Martin

The person who really wants to do something finds a way, the other person finds an excuse."

"I never let schooling enterfere with my education."
-Mark Twain

Today in History/ National and International Days:

  • Hans Christian Andersen (1805-1875) Danish author of fairy tales, The Ugly Duckling
  • Frederic Auguste Bertholdi (1834-1904) French sculptor of Liberty Enlightening the World which stands in N.Y. harbor.
  • Florida discovered (1513) Ponce de Leon landed at site of St. Augustine.
  • William Longstaff (died 1834) Co-worker with D.L. Moody, hymwriter: "Take Time To Be Holy."
  • International Children's Book Day
  • Daylight-Savings Time-Clocks "spring forward."

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