When you cease to make a contribution, you begin to die.
The Bible illustrated by Dore occupied many of my hours -- and I think probably gave me many nightmares.
There are practical little things in housekeeping which no man really understands.
It isn't enough to talk about peace. One must believe in it. And it isn't enough to believe in it. One must work at it.
The only advantage of not being too good a housekeeper is that your guests are so pleased to feel how very much better they are.
The giving of love is an education in itself.
People grow through experience if they meet life honestly and courageously. This is how character is built.
It is better to light a candle than curse the darkness.
We are afraid to care too much, for fear that the other person does not care at all.
You must do the things you think you cannot do.
You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You must do the thing you think you cannot do.
With the new day comes new strength and new thoughts.
I cannot believe that war is the best solution. No one won the last war, and no one will win the next war.
It takes as much energy to wish as it does to plan.
Understanding is a two-way street.
When life is too easy for us, we must beware or we may not be ready to meet the blows which sooner or later come to everyone, rich or poor.
The only things one can admire at length are those one admires without knowing why.
Ambition is pitiless. Any merit that it cannot use it finds despicable.
A little simplification would be the first step toward rational living, I think.
It is not fair to ask of others what you are not willing to do yourself.
I'm so glad I never feel important, it does complicate life!
Since you get more joy out of giving joy to others, you should put a good deal of thought into the happiness that you are able to give.
Since you get more joy out of giving joy to others, you should put a good deal of thought into the happiness that you are able to give.'.
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