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We climb to heaven most often on the ruins of our cherished plans, finding our failures were successes.
The true teacher defends his pupils against his own personal influence. He inspires self-distrust. He guides their eyes from himself to the spirit that quickens him. He will have no disciple.
Devotees of grammatical studies have not been distinguished for any very remarkable felicities of expression.
No one is promiscuous in his way of dying. A man who has decided to hang himself will never jump in front of a train.
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.
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