She knows what is the best purpose of education not to be frightened by the best but to treat it as part of daily life.
The comic book [is] the marijuana of the nursery, the bane of the bassinet, the horror of the home, the curse of the kids and a threat to the future.
Charm is a glow within a woman that casts a most becoming light on others.
A good conversationalist is not one who remembers what was said, but says what someone wants to remember.
The only true happiness comes from squandering ourselves for a purpose.
America is a land where men govern, but women rule.
The purpose of writing is to hold a mirror to nature, but too much today is written from small mirrors in vanity cases.
I am ready any time. Do not keep me waiting.
No one is worthy of a good home here or in heaven that is not willing to be in peril for a good cause.
The critic is a man who prefers the indolence of opinion to the trials of action.
How prophetic L'Enfant was when he laid out Washington as a city that goes around in circles!