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Peanut Butter Lovers’ Day  March 1

“If you don’t mind smelling like peanut butter for two or three days, peanut butter is darn good shaving cream.”

            Barry Goldwater

“You can’t please people all the time. You aren’t peanut butter.”


“I like peanut butter and chocolate. Each is great, but they’re better together.”

        Richard Whitehead

“Without peanut butter, I might starve.”

                     Judy Blume

Share a Smile Day March 1

“Peace begins with a smile.”

                – Mother Teresa

“More smiling, less worrying. More compassion, less judgment. More blessed, less stressed. More love, less hate.”

                Roy T. Bennett

“If you have only one smile in you, give it to the people you love. Don’t be surly at home, then go out in the street and start grinning ‘Good morning’ at total strangers.”

                 Maya Angelou

“People seldom notice old clothes if you wear a big smile.”

                     Lee Mildon

“Before you put on a frown, make absolutely sure there are no smiles available.”

                        Jim Beggs

“If you smile when no one else is around, you really mean it.”

                 Andy Rooney

Read Across America Day March 2

“You can never get a cup of tea large enough or a book long enough to suit me.”

                       – C.S. Lewis

“Books are a uniquely portable magic.”

                  – Stephen King

“A children’s story that can only be enjoyed by children is not a good children’s story in the slightest.”

                       – C.S. Lewis

“Think before you speak. Read before you think.”

                – Fran Lebowitz

“Here’s to books. The cheapest vacation you can buy.”

            Charlaine Harris

“Reading is easy, and thinking is hard work, but one is useless without the other.”

                      Lord Bryce

“So, her strong young mind continued to grow, nurtured by the voices of all those authors who had sent their books out into the world like ships on the sea.”

                      Roald Dahl

“Let children read whatever they want, and then talk about it with them. We won’t have as much censorship because we won’t have as much fear.”

                     Judy Blume

“Books are the perfect entertainment: no commercials, no batteries, hours of enjoyment for each dollar spent. What I wonder is why everybody doesn’t carry a book around for those inevitable dead spots in life.”

                  Stephen King

Oreos first sold – March 6, 1912

“Double Stuff Oreos should just be called Oreos, and regular Oreos should be called diet Oreos.”


“People are like Oreos. The good stuff is on the inside.”


“Sometimes me think, ‘What is a friend?’, and then me say, ‘Friend is someone to share the last cookie with.’”

             Cookie Monster

“I am sorry; I cannot help you. I am only a cookie.”

  – Chinese fortune cookie

International Women’s Day – March 8

“Do not bring people in your life who weigh you down. And trust your instincts … good relationships feel good. They feel right. They don’t hurt. They’re not painful. That’s not just with somebody you want to marry, but it’s with the friends that you choose. It’s with the people you surround yourselves with.”

            Michelle Obama

“Instead of looking at the past, I put myself ahead twenty years and try to look at what I need to do now in order to get there then.”

                      Diana Ross

“Never limit yourself because of others’ limited imagination; never limit others because of your own limited imagination.”

                   – Mae Jemison

“I’ve learned that you shouldn’t go through life with a catcher’s mitt on both hands; you need to be able to throw something back.”

                – Maya Angelou

“It takes a great deal of courage to stand up to your enemies, but even more to stand up to your friends.”

                    J.K. Rowling

Spring Begins March 20

“Spring is the time of plans and projects.”

                      Leo Tolstoy

“An optimist is the human personification of spring.”

          Susan J. Bissonette

“Some old-fashioned things like fresh air and sunshine are hard to beat.”

      Laura Ingalls Wilder

“Flowers can’t solve all problems, but they’re a great start.”


“Spring is nature’s way of saying, “Let’s party!”

              Robin Williams

National Sing Out Day – March 22

“Some days there won’t be a song in your heart. Sing anyway.”

                  Emory Austin

“The only thing better than singing is more singing.”

                Ella Fitzgerald

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