Depending on the category you select when you order, we choose inspirational, educational and encouraging quotes from Presidents, Authors (including Scientists & Founding Fathers), or a definition of a character quality (like courage, endurance, enthusiasm, etc.) For $1, you can use your own custom text on the front (or back) of the bookmark.
Here are a few samples of the quotes we have used:
Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity; and I'm not sure about the universe. Albert Einstein
The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the source of all true art and science. Albert Einstein
If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough. --- Logic will get you from A to B. Imagination will take you everywhere. Albert Einstein
There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle. Albert Einstein
The function of education is to teach one to think intensively and to think critically. Intelligence plus character - that is the goal of true education. Martin Luther King Jr.
Education is the key to unlock the golden door of freedom. George Washington Carver
It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it. Aristotle
There is no school equal to a decent home and no teacher equal to a virtuous parent. Mahatma Gandhi
Education without values, as useful as it is, seems rather to make man a more clever devil. C.S. Lewis
Only a generation of readers will spawn a generation of writers. Steven Spielberg
You can never get a cup of tea large enough or a book long enough to suit me. C.S. Lewis
In the book of life, the answers aren't in the back. Charlie Brown
To learn to read is to light a fire; every syllable that is spelled out is a spark. Victor Hugo
We read to know we are not alone. C.S. Lewis
The reading of all good books is like conversation with the finest men of the past centuries. Descartes
Give yourself unto reading. The man who never reads will never be read; he who never quotes will never be quoted. He who will not use the thoughts of other men’s brains, proves that he has no brains of his own. You need to read. Charles Spurgeon
Visit many books, but live in the Bible. The Book grows upon you: as you dive into its depths you have a fuller perception of the infinity which remains to be explored. You are still sighing to enjoy more of that which it is your bliss to taste. Charles Spurgeon
The world will not be destroyed by those who do evil, but by those who watch them without doing anything. Albert Einstein
You have not done anything about truth until you have acted on it. AW Tozer
A name pronounced is the recognition of the individual to whom it belongs. He who can pronounce my name aright, he can call me, and is entitled to my love and service. Henry David Thoreau
In real life, unlike in Shakespeare, the sweetness of the rose depends upon the name it bears. Things are not only what they are. They are, in very important respects, what they seem to be. Hubert H. Humphrey
It is a sad truth, but we have lost the faculty of giving lovely names to things. Names are everything. Oscar Wilde
A leader does not deserve the name unless he is willing occasionally to stand alone. Henry A. Kissinger
Proper names are poetry in the raw. Like all poetry they are untranslatable. W.H. Auden The beginning of wisdom is to call all things by their right names. Chinese Proverb
The invisible thing called a Good Name is made up of the breath of numbers that speak well of you. Edward Halifax
The task of the modern educator is not to cut down jungles, but to irrigate deserts. C.S. Lewis
Humility is not thinking less of yourself. It's thinking of yourself less. C.S. Lewis
Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point. C.S. Lewis
Teachers can change lives with just the right mix of chalk and challenges. Joyce Meyers Study to shew thyself approved unto God, a workman that needeth not to be ashamed, rightly dividing the word of truth. Apostle Paul
It was my teacher's genius, her quick sympathy, her loving tact which made the first years of my education so beautiful. It was because she seized the right moment to impart knowledge that made it so pleasant and acceptable to me. Helen Keller
Generosity: Realizing that what I have been given from Above has given me is one of reasons I have been given it.
Alertness: Being aware of what is happening around me and responding with wisdom and timing.
Intelligence plus character-that is the goal of true education. Martin Luther King Jr.
Discernment: The ability to understand why things happen, what is happening presently, and what should happen next. Wisdom: Being aware of life's situations and responding from God's perspective, and under His guidance.
Faith: Trusting what God has said, Who you know Him to be, and obediently acting in harmony with Him.
Enthusiasm: Engaging my full energy, attitude and intensity towards the focused goal God has given me.
Forgiveness: Clearing the record of those who have wronged me, and allowing God to love them through me.
The philosophy of the school room in one generation will be the philosophy of government in the next. Abraham Lincoln
To educate a man in mind and not in morals is to educate a menace to society. Theodore Roosevelt
Educate and inform the whole mass of the people … they are the only sure reliance for the preservation of our liberty. Thomas Jefferson
Any society that will give up a little liberty to gain a little security will deserve neither and lose both. Benjamin Franklin
The two enemies of the people are criminals and government, so let us tie the second down with the chains of the constitution so the second will not become the legalized version of the first. Thomas Jefferson
We hold these truths to be self evident: that all men are created equal; that they are endowed by their Creator with certain inalienable rights; that among these are life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. Thomas Jefferson
Unless education promotes character making, unless it helps men to be more moral, more just to their fellows, more law abiding, more discriminatingly patriotic and public spirited, it is not worth the trouble taken to furnish it. William Howard Taft
President Roosevelt told me that he was asking publicly for suggestions about what the war should be called. I said at once 'The Unnecessary War'. Winston S. Churchill
Never throughout history has a man who lived a life of ease left a name worth remembering. Thomas Jefferson
All I am I owe to my mother. I attribute all my success in life to the moral, intellectual and physical education I received from her. George Washington
We choose a verse based on the meaning of the name. We typically start with the KJV translation, but will often choose more readable wording if it needs context or clarification. Feel free to eMail us (or click the chat box) to ask exactly what wording would be used. We love sharing name meanings and verses! For a more detailed answer on translations, see our main website.