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Peanut Butter Lovers’ Day – March 1

“Man cannot live by bread alone. He must have peanut butter.”
– Bill Cosby

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

“To me, peanut butter is the breakfast of champions.”
– Greg Louganis

Read Across America Day March 2

“A reader lives a thousand lives before he dies … The man who never reads lives only one.”
– George R.R. Martin

“I find television very educating. Every time somebody turns on the set, I go into the other room and read a book.”
 – Groucho Marx

“Show me a family of readers, and I will show you the people who move the world.”
– Napoléon Bonaparte

“My alma mater was books, a good library…. I could spend the rest of my life reading, just satisfying my curiosity.”
– Malcolm X

National Cereal Day – March 7

“Who says I can’t cook? You obviously haven’t tasted my cereal. “
– Unknown

“Even better than breakfast cereal: lunch and dinner cereal.”

“Do you know what breakfast cereal is made of? It’s made of all those little curly wooden shavings you find in pencil sharpeners.”
– Roald Dahl

“I don’t eat any cereal that doesn’t turn the milk purple.”
– Bill Watterson (Ed. “or brown”)

International Women’s Day – March 8
“There is no force more powerful than a woman determined to rise.”
– W.E.B. Dubois

“In our society, the women who break down barriers are those who ignore limits.”
– Arnold Schwarzenegger

“A girl should be two things: Who and what she wants.”
– Coco Chanel

“Feminism isn’t about making women strong. Women are already strong. It’s about changing the way the world perceives that strength.”
– G.D. Anderson

Harriett Tubman Day – March 10

“I had reasoned this out in my mind; there was one of two things I had a right to, liberty, or death; if I could not have one, I would have the other.”
– Harriet Tubman

“According to Tubman’s own words, and extensive documentation on her rescue missions, we know that she rescued about 70 people – family and friends – during approximately 13 trips to Maryland.”
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St. Patrick’s Day – March 17

“May your blessings outnumber the shamrocks that grow and may trouble avoid you wherever you go.”
– Irish blessing

“Here’s to good Irish friends—never above you, never below you, always beside you.”
– Irish blessing

“What is Irish diplomacy? It’s the ability to tell a man to go to hell so that he will look forward to making the trip.”
– Gunnar the Comedy Coach

First walk in space – March 18

“Who are we? We find that we live on an insignificant planet of a humdrum star lost in a galaxy tucked away in some forgotten corner of a universe in which there are far more galaxies than people.”
– Carl Sagan

“Sometimes I think we’re alone in the universe, and sometimes I think we’re not. In either case the idea is quite staggering.”
– Arthur C. Clarke

Single Parents’ Day March 21

“Being a single parent is twice the work, twice the stress and twice the tears but also twice the hugs, twice the love and twice the pride.”
– Unknown

“Dads. It’s time to show our sons how to properly treat a woman. It’s time to show our daughters how a girl should expect to be treated. It’s time to show forgiveness and compassion. It’s time to show our children empathy. It’s time to break social norms and teach a healthier way of life! It’s time to teach good gender roles and to ditch the unnecessary ones. Does it really matter if your son likes the color pink? Is it going to hurt anybody? Do you not see the damage it inflicts to tell a boy that there is something wrong with him because he likes a certain color? Do we not see the damage we do in labeling our girls “tomboys” or our boys “feminine” just because they have their own likes and opinions on things? Things that really don’t matter?”
– Dan Pearce

National Procrastination Week – second week in March

“Procrastination gives you something to look forward to.”
– Attributed to Joan Konner

“Anyone can do any amount of work, provided it isn’t the work he is supposed to be doing at that moment.”
– Attributed to Robert Benchley

“My mother always told me I wouldn’t amount to anything because I procrastinate. I said, ‘just wait.’”
– Attributed to Judy Tenuta

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