Call Us:  +44 7947410394    Email Us:

Quick Find:    
Welcome to my website
 - How to Use this Site
 - Performance Rights and Conditions of Use
 - How to contact us
 - Reviews
 - Favourite quotations
Customer Reviews
Catalogue - Key Stage I
Catalogue - Key Stage II & III
FREE Sport Relief Assembly
Happy Scripts for International Day of Happiness
World Cup & Royal Wedding!
March and April 2018 Plays
Summer Assemblies
Easter Class Plays and Assemblies
Whole School Literacy
Alternative Scripts - Fairy Tales & Shakespeare
Cast of 30
Cast of 6 or 10
Cast of 60 plus
Customer Feedback
Two Reader Scripts ... Let's Meet (e.g. Henry VIII) series
Bible Stories
Topics and Themes
Key Dates Jan-Dec 2018
Teaching Resources for Supply or PPA Cover
TEFL resources
Ancient Greeks
Ancient Civilisations
All things British!
Shakespeare 400th Anniversary 2016
International Children's Book Day Assemblies
Happiness Assemblies
Educate Against Hate
USA Scripts
Winter Olympics Blog
Contact me
Sept 2014 New Curriculum Scripts
Zumba Classes Around Winchester
Use keywords to find the product you are looking for.
Advanced Search
Customer Service more
Create a Support Ticket
View a Support Ticket


Thank you so much for your personal e-mail, now that is what I call service! Janie It's absolutel...

Read More

Plays R ussell
Contact Us
  Top » Catalog » Welcome to my website » Favourite quotations

Favourite quotations

Some of my favourite quotations!

In the course of my research, I come across so many amazing quotations - some of which I manage to use in my plays, but too many of which I have to leave out - otherwise you'd be looking at double the length!

So here are a few of my favourites - if you have any 'gems' do let me know by email! I remember trying to put a new one up in the classroom at the beginning of each week - to add  some (at times much needed) inspiration! .... I seem to remember "Don't let what you can't do get in the way of what you can do" being a tough one to follow! Anyway, here we go - hope you find some of these uplifting!

  • A life making mistakes is not only more honorable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing at all (St. Patrick)
  • Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall (Ernest Shackleton) ... one for the ski slopes perhaps!
  • Faith is taking the first step, even when you don't see the whole staircase (Martin Luther King)
  • Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter (Martin Luther King)
  • Kind words can be short and easy to speak, but their echoes are truly endless (Mother Theresa)
  • Let no one ever come to you without leaving better and happier (Mother Theresa)
  • You cannot shake hands with a clenched fist (Gandhi)
  • Success is the ability to go fom one failure to another with no loss of enthusiasm (Churchill)
  • We make a living by what we get, we make a life by what we give (Churchill)
  • Today is the day that you can choose to make a difference, to your life or to someone else’s. Do something wonderful! (Katie Piper)
  • Every day is a brand new day; put yesterday behind you, deal with tomorrow when it comes, and let today be positive and productive. (Katie Piper)

On a lighter note:

  • If I had my life to live again I'd make the same mistakes ... only sooner (Tallulah Bankhead)
  • I'm at an age when my back goes out more than I do (Phyllis Diller)
  • You know you've reached middle age when your weightlifting consists merely of standing up (Bob Hope)
  • At my age I don't care if my mind starts to wander just as long as it comes back again (Mike Knowles)
  • Don't eat health foods! You need all the preservatives you can get! (Anon)
  • Old age? That's the period of life when you buy a see-through nightgown and then remember you don't know anybody who can still see through one (Bette Davis)
  • Don't worry about avoiding temptation. As you grow older, it will avoid you (Joey Adams)
  • At my age, when a girl flirts with me in the movies, she's after my popcorn (Milton Berle)

Taken from 'Movies':

  • I've seen roadkill with better reflexes! ("Chicken Little" - on attempts at baseball)
Let's See What We Have Here
There are no products to list in this category.