Do I dare set forth here the most important, the most useful rule of all education? It is not to save time, but to squander it.
Most nations, as well as people are impossible only in their youth; they become incorrigible as they grow older.
The English are predisposed to pride, the French to vanity.
It’s an old adage that the way to be safe is never to be secure… Each one of us requires the spur of insecurity to force us to do our best.
Every man has the right to risk his own life in order to preserve it. Has it ever been said that a man who throws himself out the window to escape from a fire is guilty of suicide?
Women ought to be fully guarded by law in all rights of property, labor, profession, etc.; but, roughly stated, the voting population ought to represent the fighting population.
A feeble body weakens the mind.
Plant and your spouse plants with you; weed and you weed alone.
Base souls have no faith in great individuals.
Our greatest evils flow from ourselves.