Seek not greatness, but seek truth and you will find both.
Manners easily and rapidly mature into morals.
A house without books is like a room without windows. No man has a right to bring up his children without surrounding them with books, if he has the means to buy them.
Let us not be content to wait and see what will happen, but give us the determination to make the right things happen.
Be ashamed to die until you have won some victory for humanity.
Every addition to true knowledge is an addition to human power.
When a child can be brought to tears, and not from fear of punishment, but from repentance he needs no chastisement. When the tears begin to flow from the grief of their conduct you can be sure there is an angel nestling in their heart.
A human being is not attaining his full heights until he is educated.
Education then, beyond all other devices of human origin, is the great equalizer of the conditions of men, the balance-wheel of the social machinery.
Lost - yesterday, somewhere between sunrise and sunset, two golden hours, each set with sixty diamond minutes. No reward is offered, for they are gone forever.
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