The beloved “Peanuts” comic strip is a fun entertainment for kids, but really it’s so much more than that. Many life lessons are hidden behind the words of adorable Charlie Brown, Peppermint Patty and the rest of the gang.
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Where did those ideas come from? Charles Schulz. The man behind the awesome drawings and delightful dialogue.
Here are two quick quizzes he designed to shake up our world.
Charles Schulz Philosophy:
The following is the philosophy of Charles Schulz, the creator of the “Peanuts” comic strip. Try to answer all the questions. What you will learn is priceless.
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1. Name the five wealthiest people in the world.
2. Name the last five Heisman trophy winners.
3. Name the last five winners of the Miss America.
4. Name ten people who have won the Nobel or Pulitzer Prize.
5. Name the last half dozen Academy Award winner for best actor and actress.
How did you do?
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The point is, none of us remember the headliners of yesterday. These are no second-rate achievers. They are the best in their fields. But the applause dies. Awards tarnish. Achievements are forgotten. Accolades and certificates are buried with their owners.
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Here’s another quiz. See how you do on this one.
1. List a few teachers who aided your journey through school.
2. Name three friends who have helped you through a difficult time.
3. Name five people who have taught you something worthwhile.
4. Think of a few people who have made you feel appreciated and special.
5. Think of five people you enjoy spending time with.
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The lesson: The people who make a difference in your life are not the ones with the most credentials, the most money, or the most awards. They are the ones that care. They are the ones that truly matter to us, in the most real way.
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Share these two quizzes with a friend to remind them of the truly important people in life!
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