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Bright's Rules, archived
This is a list of advice/wisdom/quotes Mrs. Bright spots/reads/hears/creates and posts on her chalk-board cabinet in the back of the room at random intervals.

11. Smile.

10.  "When dedication and commitment are total, mistake is rare."
~V.S. Naipaul, Mimic Men

9.  "To be a good writer, you have to be a good thinker; if you're not, you'll have nothing to say."
~ Beth Becker

8.  "I don't need easy; I just need possible."
~ Bethany Hamilton

7.  "I've got a big head and little arms, and I am just not so sure this plan was well thought through."
~from Meet the Robinsons, after many things in Mrs. Bright's week have just gone completely wrong.  Technology, you will not defeat me!!!!!!! Arg.

6.  "Brothers, do not slander one another." 
~James 4:11

5.  "Comfort zones are for weanies! :)"
~Mrs. Bright, hoping to encourage her students to push themselves to do a great job even if they don't feel like it.

4.  "Don't be a tugboat." 
~Matt T. of 3rd period, upon a brief class discussion of rule number three.  Nicely put, Matt!!

3.  "Don't be ornery like a horse or mule that needs a bit and bridle to stay on track." 
~Psalm 32:9, The Message

2.  "Sometimes success in life is not about finding the right answer; it is about finding the right question."
~Mrs. Bright, upon reading "Ladders of Questioning" handout (see AP English IV downloads)

1.  "Keep cool. It will all be over one hundred years hence." 
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson 
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