Reading and writing, arithmetic and grammar do not constitute education, any more than a knife, fork and spoon constitute a dinner.
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Some words are like rays of sunshine, others like barbed arrows or the bite of a serpent. And if hard words cut so deep, how much pleasure can kind ones give.
Marriage is a great responsibility. Do not trust altogether to, or be beguiled by, the eye, for marriages are not to be contracted by the hands and eye, but with reason and the heart.
I can but think that the world would be better and brighter if our teachers would dwell on the duty of happiness as well as the happiness of duty for we ought to be as bright and genial as we can, if only because to be cheerful ourselves is a most effectual contribution to the happiness of others.
A room without books is as a body without a soul.
When we have done our best, we should wait the result in peace.
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It is, I claim, nonsense to say that it does not matter which individual man acted as the nucleus for the change. It is precisely this that makes history unpredictable into the future.
I think the only choice that will enable us to hold to our vision... is one that abandons the concept of naming enemies and adopts a concept familiar to the nonviolent tradition: naming behavior that is oppressive.
We shall perish by guile just as we slew.