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.
A woman can be over dressed but never over elegant.
Let us try to teach generosity and altruism, because we are born selfish.
Dress shabbily and they remember the dress; dress impeccably and they remember the woman.
The battle for women's rights has been largely won.
You’ll miss the best things if you keep your eyes shut.
Racism is a much more clandestine, much more hidden kind of phenomenon, but at the same time it's perhaps far more terrible than it's ever been.
A lie never lives to be old.
That which costs little is less valued.
It does not do to dwell on dreams and forget to live.
He who would accomplish little must sacrifice little; he who would achieve much must sacrifice much; he who would attain highly must sacrifice greatly.
The gift of words is the gift of deception and illusion.
The world is moving so fast these days that the man who says it can't be done is generally interrupted by someone doing it.
Time means a lot to me because you see I am also a learner and am often lost in the joy of forever developing.
I apologize for lying to you. I promise I won't deceive you except in matters of this sort.
You can't deny laughter; when it comes, it plops down in your favorite chair and stays as long as it wants.
The promise given was a necessity of the past: the word broken is a necessity of the present.
To the young people I say, you are a gift to your communities and indeed the world. You are our hope and our future.
That which can be asserted without evidence, can be dismissed without evidence.
How vain it is to sit down to write when you have not stood up to live.
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.