If you like to bake with eggs, you can substitute Ener-G egg replacer, bananas, tofu, or many other ingredients. You get the hang of it quickly enough.
It’s always good when women win things in fiction because it tends to be more male-dominated, unlike poetry, which is more equal.
Ruskin’s concern for art education applied to the development of the power of the hand and eye for everyone.
The busy have no time for tears.
I would never die for my beliefs because I might be wrong.
I shall cheerfully bear the reproach of having descended below the dignity of history if I can succeed in placing before the English of the nineteenth century a true picture of the life of their ancestors.
There’s naught, no doubt, so much the spirit calms as rum and true religion.
Opinions alter, manners change, creeds rise and fall, but the moral laws are written on the table of eternity.
We shall never get people whose time is money to take much interest in atoms.
As a financial historian, I was quite isolated in Oxford – British historians are supposed to write about kings – so the quality of intellectual life in my field is much higher at Harvard. The students work harder there.