The true test of a man's character is what he does when no one is watching.
Children are a wonderful gift. They have an extraordinary capacity to see into the heart of things and to expose sham and humbug for what they are.
Enthusiasm... the sustaining power of all great action.
Courage is being scared to death... and saddling up anyway.
You always admire what you really don't understand.
The day of individual happiness has passed
If information and knowledge are central to democracy, they are the conditions for development.
Gold and silver from the dead turn often into lead.
Hollywood brides keep the bouquets and throw away the grooms.
The more intense the nature of a man, the more readily will he find meditation, and the more successfully will he practice it.
There are two things children should get from their parents: roots and wings.
It is not fair to ask of others what you are not willing to do yourself.
Children's talent to endure stems from their ignorance of alternatives.
If you pick up a starving dog and make him prosperous he will not bite you. This is the principal difference between a dog and man.
Prayer does not change God, but it changes him who prays.
There is no such thing as a Christian child: only a child of Christian parents.
Rhyme, that enslaved queen, that supreme charm of our poetry, that creator of our meter.
I have a simple philosophy. Fill what's empty. Empty what's full. And scratch where it itches.
The universe we observe has precisely the properties we should expect if there is, at bottom, no design, no purpose, no evil and no good, nothing but blind pitiless indifference.
Delay always breeds danger. To protract a great design is often to ruin it.
The battle for women's rights has been largely won.