• What we hope ever to do with ease we may learn first to do with diligence.

  • You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is an ocean; if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty.

  • Parents can only advise their children or point them in the right direction. Ultimately people shape their own characters.

  • To be intelligent is to be open-minded, active, memoried, and persistently experimental.

  • This is not a novel to be tossed aside lightly. It should be thrown with great force. - Dorothy Parker

  • Think what you do when you run into debt; you give another power over your liberty.

  • Conscience is the inner voice that warns us somebody may be looking.

  • Self-confidence is something caught and not taught. And, risk-running and chance-taking are the only ways to catch it.

  • Life without a friend is death without a witness. - Danish proverb

  • The income tax has made more liars out of the American people than golf has.