The man who occupies the first place seldom plays the principal part.
It’s unfortunate that sometimes in schools, there’s this need to have things quantified and graded.
There is a courtesy of the heart; it is allied to love. From its springs the purest courtesy in the outward behavior.
Character is formed in the stormy billows of the world.
We are never deceived; we deceive ourselves.
Thinking is more interesting than knowing, but less interesting than looking.
Destiny grants us our wishes, but in its own way, in order to give us something beyond our wishes.
I’m a night person. My best times are midnight to six, actually.
Daring ideas are like chessmen moved forward; they may be beaten, but they may start a winning game.
People’s backyards are much more interesting than their front gardens, and houses that back on to railways are public benefactors.