Parents are usually more careful to bestow knowledge on their children rather than virtue, the art of speaking well rather than doing well; but their manners should be of the greatest concern.
Nothing is black or white.
Certainty? In this world nothing is certain but death and taxes.
No temptation can gravitate to a man unless there is that in his heart which is capable of responding to it.
Beauty of whatever kind, in its supreme development, invariably excites the sensitive soul to tears.
There is no real ending. It's just the place where you stop the story.
Never lend your car to someone you've given birth to.
Let us try to teach generosity and altruism, because we are born selfish.
I do not argue with obstinate men. I act in spite of them.
All tyranny needs to gain a foothold is for people of good conscience to remain silent.
When something is important enough, you do it even if the odds are not in your favor.
There is more to sex appeal than just measurements. I don't need a bedroom to prove my womanliness. I can convey just as much sex appeal, picking apples off a tree or standing in the rain.
You will always be fond of me. I represent to you all the sins you never had the courage to commit.
Of all the things I`ve lost I miss my mind the most.
Blessed are the cracked, for they shall let in the light.
I fully realize that no wealth or position can long endure, unless built upon truth and justice; therefore, I will engage in no transaction which does not benefit all whom it affects.
I speak for the trees, for the trees have no tongues.
To forbid us anything is to make us have a mind for it.
The battle for women's rights has been largely won.
When people talk of the freedom of writing, speaking or thinking I cannot choose but laugh. No such thing ever existed. No such thing now exists; but I hope it will exist. But it must be hundreds of years after you and I shall write and speak no more.
They have formed their own 4-H club - the hopeless, hysterical hypochondriacs of history.