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No Respect Like Self-Respect

“I care for myself. The more solitary, the more friendless, the more unsustained I am, the more I will respect myself.” ~ Charlotte Brontë in Jane Eyre Today would have been Charlotte Brontë’s 198th birthday, and in honor of the … Continue reading

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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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