No one is perfect. That’s why pencils have erasers.
There is more treasure in books than in all the pirates’ loot in
Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.
The way I see it, if you want the rainbow, you have to put up with the rain.
If you want children to keep their feet on the ground, put some responsibility on their shoulders.
Abigail Van Buren
You must be the change you wish to see in the world.
Don't worry that children never listen to you; worry that they are always watching you.
It’s as dark in here as the inside of a cow.
Mrs. Faxlanger’s grandma
Love all, serve all. Help ever, hurt never.
If you want your life to be a magnificent story, begin by realizing you are the author.
Too many people grow up. That's the real trouble with the world, too many people grow up. They forget. They don't remember what it's like to be 12 years old. They patronize, they treat children as inferiors. Well I won't do that.
I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin but by the content of their character.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
It's not whether you get knocked down, it's whether you get up.
If you don't know where you are going, you might wind up someplace else.
“Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow. The important thing is not to stop questioning.”
Always kiss your children goodnight - even if they're already asleep.
H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
You need that like a hog needs a musket.
Mrs. Faxlanger’s Grandma Miller
There are two lasting bequests we can give our children. One is roots. The other is wings.
I am not an advocate for frequent changes in laws and constitutions, but laws and institutions must go hand in hand with the progress of the human mind. As that becomes more developed, more enlightened, as new discoveries are made, new truths discovered and manners and opinions change, with the change of circumstances, institutions must advance also to keep pace with the times. We might as well require a man to wear still the coat which fitted him when a boy as civilized society to remain ever under the regimen of their barbarous ancestors.