2014 QWI EDUCATIONAL AND PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT MOTTOS

  • Mistakes are proof that you are trying.
  • A smart person knows what to say; a wise person knows whether or not to say it.
  • Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever, Ghandi.
  • The contents of your heart are more important than the outer packaging.
  • The irony of life is that by the time you're old enough to know your way around,
    you're not going anywhere.
  • All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make, the better.
  • Science is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life.
  • Let us not just live to learn, but let us also learn to live.
  • If you are looking for wisdom, call your grandmother "Grandma's Words of Wisdom."
  • Those who bring sunshine into the lives of others cannot keep it from themselves.
  • Learning is a treasure that will follow its leader everywhere.
  • Friends are the sunshine of life, J. Hoy.
  • Birds of a feather flock together.
  • A Grandparents' house is where cousins become best friends.
  • It is better to prepare the child for the path, than prepare the path for the child.
  • Share your passion, enrich the world.
  • The road to success is always under construction.
  • If you can't write it down and sign it, don't say it.
  • Invest in yourself, invest in your education, there is nothing better.
  • The difficulties of life are intended to make us better, not bitter.
  • We can light tomorrow with today.
  • Experience enables us to recognize our mistakes when we make them again.
ROLL CALLS

  • Tell a way to brighten a winter day.
  • Bring in a Valentine expression in a foreign language.
  • Name a book you've read.
  • How long is your family history in Quebec?
  • What do you remember about your first day of school?
  • What is the common term for a senior who still works and refuses to retire?
  • Recall a school memory.
  • Tell something different in education between today and when you attended school.
  • Have you tried the strange vegetables on the market these days?
  • Name an uplifting song.
  • Read a Valentine poem.
  • Bring in a Valentine for the veterans hospital or for a shut in.
  • Name a bird you have seen lately.
  • Talk about a chore you helped your Grandmother with.
  • Bring in extra garden vegetables, jams or jellies to share with a local Rest Home,
    or for the food bank.
  • Bring in an article for a fair or bazaar.
  • Bring a wee gift in a brown paper bag to exchange at a meeting.
  • When did you join the WI.
  • Wear a poppy in November.
  • Wear green and share Irish folklore, stories, and facts.
  • Name an article of clothing that isn't worn anymore.
  • Talk about a recently read book.
  • Name your first school, favourite subject, and a happy school memory.
  • Who was prime minister when you were born?
  • Make a pot holder.
  • Plan a project.