Favorite Quotes

Bret’s Pick for the stigma award –

quote of the decade:


“We’ve been using that closet for kids with disabilities for 27 years and nobody else had a problem with it.”


JR, IU 16 Administrator




Other better quotes!


“In every task that must be done, there is an element of fun.” (Bret’s Adventure philosophy on learning!)

                                      Mary Poppins


“We should acknowledge differences, we should greet differences, until difference makes no difference anymore.”

                                          Adela Allan


“My doctors told me I would never walk.  My mother told me I would.  I believed my mother.”

                                                                                                                   Wilma Rudolph, Olympian Runner


“There is a special place in hell for those who choose to remain neutral.”



“My brain is so big I lose things.”

Child with autism


“Never Doubt that a small group of thoughtful committed citizens can change the world, indeed it is the only thing that ever has.”

Margaret Meade


“The reasonable man adapts to the world, the unreasonable man persists in trying to adapt the world to himself.  Therefore, all progress depends on the unreasonable man.”

George Bernard Shaw


“Caring is a moral ideal, And a personal commitment,
To acting in such a way, That dignity is preserved,

And humanity is restored, And people are not reduced to an object.”

 J. Watson, Author of “Nursing: Human Science and Human Care”