It is equally wrong to speed a guest who does not want to go, and to keep one back who is eager. You ought to make welcome the present guest, and send forth the one who wishes to go.
I must say the biggest lesson you can learn in life, or teach your children, is that life is not castles in the skies, happily ever after. The biggest lesson we have to give our children is truth.
Everyone thinks his own burden heavy.
An act has no ethical quality whatever unless it be chosen out of several all equally possible.
The dog was created especially for children. He is the God of frolic.
A man's best friends are his ten fingers.
How we spend our days is of course how we spend our lives.
The only thing Earl Weaver knows about big-league pitching is that he couldn't hit it.
Become a possibilitarian. No matter how dark things seem to be or actually are, raise your sights and see the possibilities -- always see them, for they're always there.
There must be such a thing as a child with average ability, but you can't find a parent who will admit that it is his child.