"Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn."

-Benjamin Franklin 


“Better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to speak out and remove all doubt.” 

 – Abraham Lincoln


Power is nothing unless you can turn it into influence.”

— Condoleezza Rice

"The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing."

-Walt Disney


"You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose."               -Dr. Seuss


“Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names.” –  John F. Kennedy


"Too many of us are not living our dreams because we are living our fears." 


-Les Brown


"The real test is not whether you avoid this failure, because you won't. It's whether you let it harden or shame you into inaction, or whether you learn from it; whether you choose to persevere."

- Barack Obama


 "I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel."

-Maya Angelou


In times  of crisis, the wise build bridges while the foolish build barriers. 

- Black Panther


"Courage is grace under pressure"

 - Ernest Hemingway


  Don't talk about it, BE about it.

 -Your MoM

"It is during our darkest moments that we must focus to see the light." 

- Aristotle

“You can tell a politician is lying when they claim they want fairness for all. They're part of and represent an unfair elite who will never share their wealth, power or opportunities with the underclass.”
― Stewart Stafford

"That which we persist in doing becomes easier for us to do; not that the nature of the thing itself is changed, but that our power to do is increased." 

–Ralph Waldo Emerson


There is a lot of talk now about "being woke."         Some of us have never had the luxury of "SLEEP."

-J Over 50

“Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don’t matter and those who matter don’t mind.”            –Bernard Baruch

“It is better to die on your feet than to live on your knees.”

– Emiliano Zapata

"Even the genius asks questions."

–Tupac Shakur


  Don't Do It.

‘Knowing is not enough; We must apply. Willing is not enough; We must do.’

–Bruce Lee


"The greatest glory in living lies not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall."


-Nelson Mandela


...Get in Good Trouble,

Necessary Trouble.

-John Lewis


"The question isn't who is going to let me; it's who is going to stop me."


-Ayn Rand


Give the ones you love wings to fly, roots to come back  and reasons to stay.

 - The Dalai Lama


"It takes considerable knowledge just to realize the extent of your own ignorance."

- Thomas Sowell


Sounds good. But, when are you going to do it?

- Your Mom


 "You become what you believe."  - Oprah Winfrey


Education is the kindling of a flame, not the filling of a vessel. 



“I was born to make mistakes, not to fake perfection.” 




 What  WORDS

        Inspire YOU?

America's health care system is neither healthy, caring, nor a system.


 -Walter Cronkite


The real thing about democracy beloveds, is that it is not neat, orderly, or quiet. It requires a certain relish for confusion.

- Molly Ivins


"Live in the sunshine, swim the sea, drink the wild air." -Ralph Waldo Emerson

Rage, rage against the dying of the light.


-Dylan Thomas



Freedom makes a huge requirement of every human being. With freedom comes responsibility. For the person who is unwilling to grow up, the person who does not want to carry his own weight, this is a frightening prospect.


-Eleanor Roosevelt

“May the forces of evil become confused on the way to your house.”


– George Carlin

Real strength has to do with helping others.


- Mr. Rogers

  No One Does This Alone...

    Denzel Washington


My grandfather once told me that there were two kinds of people: those who do the work and those who take the credit. He told me to try to be in the first group; there was much less competition.”       

 – Indira Gandhi


Past mistakes don't have to prevent future success.

 - Snoop


   Imma make you proud!

  - Elijah,  BHS

"Intelligence is the ability to adapt to change." 

–Stephen Hawking

Watch your thoughts; they become words.

Watch your words;

they become actions.

Watch your actions; they become habits.

Watch your habits,

they become your character.

Watch your character;

it becomes your destiny.

 - Lao Tsu


"Not VOTING is not a PROTEST. It is a SURRENDER."

- Keith Ellison

The "language"
doesn't matter. What is said and how it is said does...

If you tell a lie big enough and keep repeating it, people will eventually come to believe it.

 - Joseph Goebbels




Briggs High School