Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.
We are all born ignorant, but one must work hard to remain stupid.
Well done is better than well said.
Energy and persistence conquer all things.
Beware of little expenses. A small leak will sink a great ship.
It takes many good deeds to build a good reputation, and only one bad one to lose it.
Honesty is the best policy.
From a child I was fond of reading, and all the little money that came into my hands was ever laid out in books.
There was never a good war, or a bad peace.
If you know how to spend less than you get, you have the philosopher's stone.
Speak ill of no man, but speak all the good you know of everybody.
Mankind is divided into three classes: those that are immovable, those that are movable, and those that move.
A place for everything, everything in its place.
It is easier to prevent bad habits than to break them.
Life's tragedy is that we get old too soon and wise too late.
Three can keep a secret, if two of them are dead.
Lost time is never found again.
You may delay, but time will not.
A penny saved is a penny earned.
He that is good for making excuses is seldom good for anything else.
Never leave that till tomorrow which you can do today.
When in doubt, don't.
4th April - 15th April: Commonwealth Games, Gold Coast Australia
14th April: Vaisakhi
21st April: The Queen's Birthday (actual)
22nd April: Earth Day
23rd April: Shakespeare Day / Shakespeare's Birthday
23rd April: St George's Day
25th April: Anzac Day
28th April: Arbor Day (date varies by country and US state)
5th May: Children's Day (Japan)
7th - 11th May: Teacher Appreciation Week (US)
7th May: Teacher Appreciation Day (US)
7th to 11th May (tbc): Sun Awareness Week
10th May: Vesak
13th May: Mother's Day (US)
19th May: Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's Wedding
8th June: World Oceans Day
14th June - 15th July: FIFA World Cup
17th June: Father's Day
14th June: Eid al-Fitr
1st July: Canada Day
4th July: Fourth of July