To be ignorant of one’s ignorance is the malady of the ignorant.
One must be a wise reader to quote wisely and well.
Who knows, the mind has the key to all things besides.
While one finds company in himself and his pursuits, he cannot feel old, no matter what his years may be.
Observation more than books and experience more than persons, are the prime educators.
Our notion of the perfect society embraces the family as its center and ornament, and this paradise is not secure until children appear to animate and complete the picture.
That is a good book which is opened with expectation, and closed with delight and profit.