Tag Archives: José Torres

Don’t Listen to “Them”

“Don’t be ruled by other people’s low expectations of you.” ~ Jose Torres The thing I like best about this quote is that a student brought it up at the very beginning of class.  Granted, I had assigned the essay, … Continue reading

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Fight the Fear

“Fright, my young friend, may be the first serious enemy you have to face in our society. It’s the most destructive emotional bogeyman there is. Cold feet, panic, depression, and violence are all symptoms of fear—when it’s out of control. … Continue reading

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