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Making education fun: 14 days of quotes by famous writers Valentine’s Day salute

Melissa Woodforlk
Melissa Woodforlk

To celebrate Valentine’s Day, the following have been selected quotes by famous writers centered on love and complied into fourteen days. Love is universal. It is the glue that binds the world all together globally. As a teacher in the field of education, learning needs to be made fun for all students. These famous writers have been chosen because their literature is read as a part of the curriculum in English Language Arts. These quotes are a great way to introduce these writers and their writings to students prior to reading their literature. By incorporating these quotes into educational learning, it encourages students to want to get involved in researching the writers and their writings. On a very positive note, being able to do research is a part of Common Core. Common Core is essential to education in preparing students to be college and career ready. In addition, Valentine’s Day is one of the most celebrated occasions around the world. By making it apart of learning, it allows the students to celebrate it educationally. Lastly, the following quotes by these famous writers have been an inspiration to teaching students in the classroom and in education internationally.

Day 1 Love makes your soul crawl out from its hiding place. Zora Neale Hurston

Day 2 Hatred paralyzes life; love releases it. Hatred confuses life; love harmonizes it. Hatred darkens life; love illumines it. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Day 3 Love comforteth like sunshine after rain. William Shakespeare

Day 4 Love is composed of a single soul inhabiting two bodies. Aristotle

Day 5 If you have only one smile in you give it to the people you love. Maya Angelou

Day 6 If a thing loves, it is infinite. William Blake

Day 7 The only thing we never get enough of is love; and the only thing we never give enough of is love. Henry Miller

Day 8 Better to have loved and lost, than to have never loved at all. St. Augustine

Day 9 There is no remedy for love but to love more. Henry David Thoreau

Day 10 We love because it's the only true adventure. Nikki Giovanni

Day 11 To love another person is to see the face of God. Les Miserables

Day 12 We loved with a love that was more than love. Edgar Allen Poe

Day 13 Love is an irresistible desire to be irresistibly desired. Robert Frost

Day 14 I love her, and that is the beginning and end of everything. F. Scott Fitzgerald