If you must hold yourself up to your children, hold yourself up as an object lesson and not as an example.
I am here and you will know that I am the best and will hear me.
A poor surgeon hurts 1 person at a time. A poor teacher hurts 130.
True godliness does not turn men out of the world, but enables them to live better in it and excites their endeavors to mend it.
Dreams are postcards from our subconscious, inner self to outer self, right brain trying to cross that moat to the left. Too often they come back unread return to sender, addressee unknown. That's a shame because it's a whole other world out there--or in here depending on your point of view.
Children are entitled to their otherness, as anyone is and when we reach them, as we sometimes do, it is generally on a point of sheer delight, to us so astonishing, but to them so natural.
Always remember that striving and struggle precede success, even in the dictionary.
We may live without her, and worship without her, but we cannot remember without her. How cold is all history, how lifeless all imagery, compared to that which the living nation writes, and the uncorrupted marble bears
Formal education will make you a living self-education will make you a fortune.
If I was a father in a waiting room, and the nurse came out and said, 'Congratulations, it's a girl,' I think a good gag would be to get real mad and yell, 'A girl You must have me mixed up with THAT dork' and point to another father.