The Porch

Old white porch

A blonde teenage girl, wanting to earn some extra money for the Summer, decided to hire herself out as a ‘handy-woman’ and started canvassing a nearby well-to-do neighborhood. She went to the front door of the first house, and asked the owner if he had any odd jobs for her …

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Cops & Teachers

Police Officer on campus

These are actual comments made on students’ report cards by teachers in the New York City public school system. All teachers were reprimanded (but, boy, are these funny!) 1. Since my last report, your child has reached rock bottom and has started to dig. 2. I would not allow this student to breed. 3. Your …

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The Fox and the Grapes

One afternoon, a fox was walking through the forest and spotted a bunch of grapes hanging from a lofty branch. “Just the thing to quench my thirst,” he thought. Taking a couple of steps back, the fox jumped and just missed the hanging grapes. The fox tried again but still …

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Education Quotes

classroom of students and teacher

"It is not enough to have a good mind, the main thing is to use it well." -- Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Be wiser than others, if you can, but do not tell them so." -- Lord Chesterfield

"Teachers affect eternity. They never know where their influence stops." -- Henry Adams

"The foundation of every state is the education of its youth." -- Diogenes Laertius

"Education is an ornament in prosperity and a refuge in adversity." -- Aristotle (384 BC-322 BC)

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