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Who is Great Quotes Library
and Teacher Quotes Library?

We value the collective wisdom we find in other people's words.

W. Peterson

The founder of Great Quotes Library and Teacher Quotes Library is a retired educator named Wayne Peterson.

Throughout the website, you will be invited to contribute your thoughts and add your favorite quotes and sayings. As we progress, we will be adding several other interactive features to make Great Quotes Library and Teacher Quotes Library not only a place to find inspirational quotes, stories, and resources, but a meeting place for similar minded folks who value the wisdom expressed in the written and spoken word. As our website develops, we will be inviting you to subscibe to our free newsletter either through an RSS feed or through email. You will find explanations and links on pages throughout the website.

One more thing on a personal note . . .

Several years ago I was asked to open a new middle school in the district in which I was an administrator. I asked each staff member to identify the traits he/she felt made him/her successful, then we met together and distilled these traits into six principles that became the basis of our character education program and our school culture.

I'd like to share them with you here, because these simple principles are universal in their application, and are, in fact, the essence of our Great Quotes Library and Teacher Quotes Library community.

Treat others as you want to be treated
Be responsible for your choices; learn from your mistakes and successes
Be honest; have personal integrity
Do the best you can with what you have
Give more than you expect to get
Turn your dreams into goals and make them happen

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Personal growth is an individual journey, but it need not be a solitary one.    Wisdom is meant to be shared and discussed;  that's why Great Quotes Library and Teacher Quotes Library exist, and that's why we're glad you're here.

W. Peterson

Please contact us if you have any questions or comments.


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