A mother is not a person to lean on, but a person to make leaning unnecessary.
Those who love deeply never grow old; they may die of old age, but they die young.
It is not good for all our wishes to be filled; through sickness we recognize the value of health; through evil, the value of good; through hunger, the value of food; through exertion, the value of rest.
Who soweth good seed shall surely reap; The year grows rich as it groweth old, And life's latest sands are its sands of gold!
Some people think that doctors and nurses can put scrambled eggs back into the shell
Father sticks to it that anything that promises to pay too much can't help being risky.
Like other potentates with a long habit of arbitrary authority, she covered her perplexity with a smart show of decision.
Our imaginations seem to have been torn open . . . as by a charge of dynamite.
If we would only give, just once, the same amount of reflection to what we want to get out of life that we give to the question of what to do with a two week's vacation, we would be startled at our false standards and the aimless procession of our bu
Subdue your appetites, my dears, and you've conquered human nature.
One of the many things nobody ever tells you about middle age is that it's such a nice change from being young.
She was scrubbing furiously at a line of grease spots which led from the stove towards the door to the dining-room. That was where Henry had held the platter tilted as he carried the steak in yesterday. And yet if she had warned him once about that, she had a thousand times!
Freedom is not worth fighting for if it means no more than license for everyone to get as much as he can for himself.