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National Cheese Pizza Day September 5
“Beauty comes in all shapes and sizes. Small, large, circle, square, thin crust, thick crust, stuffed crust, extra toppings.”
         – Anonymous
“Anyone who says that money cannot buy happiness has clearly never spent their money on pizza.”
         – Andrew W.K.

Labor Day – September 6
“Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work.”
         – Aristotle
“Amateurs sit and wait for inspiration. The rest of us just get up and go to work.”
         – Stephen King
“All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity.”
         – Martin Luther King, Jr.

Rosh Hashanah
September 7 – 8

“Jewish tradition teaches us that for the next ten days, the Book of Life is open. As millions of Jews ask God to inscribe their names in that book, we recognize how much lies beyond our control, yet during these days of awe we recognize our tremendous power to make a difference in our lives and in our world.” 
         – Barack Obama
“Forgiveness is the key to action and freedom.”
         – Hannah Arendt

Teddy Bear Day
September 9

“In a world where everyone seems to be larger and louder than yourself, it is very comforting to have a small, quiet companion”
         – Peter Gray
“Bears being sent through the mail should never be squashed up to make them fit. It gives them indigestion.”
         – Pam Brown
Teddy bears don’t need hearts as they are already stuffed with love.”

World Trade Center Attack – September 11
“If we learn nothing else from this tragedy, we learn that life is short and there is no time for hate.”
         – Sandy Dahl, wife of Flight 93 pilot Jason Dahl

“Time is passing. Yet, for the United States of America, there will be no forgetting September the 11th. We will remember every rescuer who died in honor. We will remember every family that lives in grief. We will remember the fire and ash, the last phone calls, the funerals of the children.”
         – George W. Bush
“True patriotism hates injustice in its own land more than anywhere else.”
         – Clarence Darrow

National Grandparents’ Day – September 12
“I used to think I was too old to fall in love again, and then I became a grandparent.”
         – Unknown
“The best babysitters, of course, are the baby’s grandparents. You feel completely comfortable entrusting your baby to them for long periods, which is why most grandparents flee to Florida.”
         – Dave Barry
“Few things are more delightful than grandchildren fighting over your lap.”
         – Doug Larson
“Times my grandchild wants to talk to me: When I’m watching TV, when it’s time to leave, when I’m on the phone, when it’s bedtime, when I’m on the toilet.”
         – grandsnet

Jesse Owens born September 12, 1913
“Although I wasn’t invited to shake hands with Hitler, I wasn’t invited to the White House to shake hands with the President either.”
         – Jesse Owens
“The battles that count aren’t the ones for gold medals. The struggles within yourself – the invisible, inevitable battles inside all of us – that’s where it’s at.”
         – Jesse Owens

National Hispanic Heritage Month
September 15 – October 15

“We need to help students and parents cherish and preserve the ethnic and cultural diversity that nourishes and strengthens this community – and this nation.”
         – Cesar Chavez
“The point is not to pay back kindness but to pass it on.”
         – Julia Alvarez
“It is important for all of us to appreciate where we come from and how history has really shaped us in ways that we might not understand.”
         – Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayer

Fall Begins – September 22
“A fallen leaf is nothing more than a summer’s wave good-bye.”          – Unknown
“Fall has always been my favorite season. The time when everything bursts with its last beauty, as if nature had been saving up all year for the grand finale.”
         – Lauren Destefano
“Autumn…the year’s last, loveliest smile.”
         – William Cullen Bryant
“It’s the first day of autumn! A time of hot chocolatey mornings, and toasty marshmallow evenings, and, best of all, leaping into leaves!”
         – Winnie the Pooh
“It’s almost that time of year when other girls look cute in their flannels, and I look like I misplaced my ax.”
         – Pinterest
“Hoodies, hot cocoa, jeans, cuddling, crisp air, flushed cheeks – I love autumn.”

Good Neighbor Day
September 28

“The happiest people I know are people who don’t even think about being happy. They just think about being good neighbors, good people. And then happiness sort of sneaks in the back window while they are busy doing good.”
         – Harold S. Kushner
“Love your Neighbor; yet don’t pull down your hedge.”
         – Benjamin Franklin
“All will concede that in order to have good neighbors, we must also be good neighbors. That applies in every field of human endeavor.”
         – Harry S. Truman

National Dog Week
4th week in September

“Dogs’ lives are too short. Their only fault, really.”
         – Agnes Sligh Turnbull
“Scratch a dog and you’ll find a permanent job.”
          – Franklin P. Jones
“Anybody who doesn’t know what soap tastes like never washed a dog.”
         – Franklin P. Jones

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