A true teacher defends his students against his own personal influences.
Observation more than books and experience more than persons, are the prime educators.
Our dreams drench us in senses, and senses steps us again in dreams.
The less routine the more life.
To keep the heart unwrinkled, to be hopeful, kindly, cheerful, reverent — that is to triumph over old age.
Where there is a mother in the home, matters go well.
A government, for protecting business only, is but a carcass, and soon falls by its own corruption and decay.
Our friends interpret the world and ourselves to us, if we take them tenderly and truly.
Our ideals are our better selves.
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.
Success is sweet and sweeter if long delayed and gotten through many struggles and defeats.
We climb to heaven most often on the ruins of our cherished plans, finding our failures were successes.
While one finds company in himself and his pursuits, he cannot feel old, no matter what his years may be.