2015 QWI EDUCATION AND PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT MOTTOS

  • There is not much to see in a small town, but what you hear makes up for it.
  • Whenever I find the key to success, someone changes the locks.
  • A friend is a rare book, of which but one copy is made.
  • Tell me and I forget, teach me and I remember, involve me and I learn.
  • A good archer is known not by his arrows, but by his aim.
  • May you have warm words on a cold evening, a full moon on a dark night,
    and the road downhill all the way to your door.
  • Every day you're alive is an opportunity to learn something.
  • Try to live so that when you die, even the undertaker will be sorry.
  • Dust is mud after the water has been squeezed out.
  • No matter how you feel, get up, dress up, and show up!
  • One of our finest accomplishments is making a long story short.
  • 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.
  • The only things impossible to finish are those never started.
  • We can't always build the future for our youth, but we can build our youth for the future.
  • 0 wad some Power the giftie gie us.
    To see oursels as others see us.
    From Burn's poem "to a Louse."
  • There are two categories of women. There are women, and there are men's wives, C. Whitton.
  • A mother holds her children's hands for a while, their hearts forever.
  • The fruit from labour is the sweetest of pleasures.
  • Reflect upon your blessings of which man has many, Charles Dickens.
  • War is what happens when language fails, Margaret Atwood.
  • When it rains, look for rainbows; when it is dark, look for stars.
  • Life challenges are not supposed to paralyze you, they are supposed to help you discover who you are.
  • Opportunities are like sunrises; if you wait too long you miss them.
  • It is better to take the hardship of education than to taste the bitterness of ignorance.
  • Never stop learning because life never stops teaching.
  • Believe in your potential; it is endless.
  • Never underestimate the power of human stupidity,
  • Know Thyself, Socrates.
ROLL CALLS
  • Share a favourite homemade soup recipe.
  • Recite a nursery rhyme.
  • How and when did you become involved in the W.I.?
  • If you were given a free vacation, where would you go?
  • Name your favourite all time book.
  • What is something you have learned in the last three years?
  • When I die . . . finish the sentence.
  • Tell one thing about the International Peace Garden.
  • Do you have a smart phone? If you do, how do you use it?
  • Do you prefer reading fiction or non-fiction? What are you presently reading?
  • An experience that changed your life.
  • Read a short poem.
  • Name a favourite recess game.
  • What did you learn today?
  • Name a Canadian hero.
  • What is the furthest north you have been in Canada?
  • What is special about being a Canadian?
  • What does Amnesty International do?
  • Tip for stress free Christmas.
  • What is your favourite quilt block?
  • Name a medical problem beginning with your initials.
  • In March, wear green and tell something about the Irish.
  • Bring in a valentine for the veterans hospital, or for a shut in.
  • Bring an article for the fair or bazaar.
  • Wear a poppy to the November meeting.
  • Bring food for the food bank.
  • Bring used stamps for Oxfam.
  • Name a river in Canada and it's location.
  • Bring in extra vegetables from your garden, jams or jellies, or something tasty to donate
    to the local senior's residence.
  • Bring in a wee gift in a brown paper bag to exchange at our meeting.
  • What does International Women's Day mean to you?
  • What was your favourite place to go with your mother?
  • Tell us about your first "paid" job.
  • What is the most memorable thing that happened to you in 2015?
  • Tell us what you remember about the Korean War.
  • Name the Prime Minister who was in office the year you were born.
  • Bring in school supplies.
  • Recount an early school experience.
  • What are you doing to keep your brain active?
  • What do you know about yourself?
  • A thought for the day.