What dreadful hot weather we have! It keeps me in a continual state of inelegance.
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I do not want people to be agreeable, as it saves me the trouble of liking them.
Silly things do cease to be silly if they are done by sensible people in an impudent way.
Oh do not attack me with your watch. A watch is always too fast or too slow. I cannot be dictated to by a watch.
We have all a better guide in ourselves, if we would attend to it, than any other person can be.
One half of the world can not understand the pleasures of the other.
One cannot be always laughing at a man without now and then stumbling on something witty.
Where so many hours have been spent in convincing myself that I am right, is there not some reason to fear I may be wrong.
For what do we live, but to make sport for our neighbors and laugh at them in our turn?
We met Dr. Hall in such deep mourning that either his mother, his wife, or himself must be dead.
Where any one body of educated men, of whatever denomination, are condemned indiscriminately, there must be a deficiency of information, or...of something else.
There are no great limits to growth because there are no limits of human intelligence, imagination, and wonder.
Pale death, with impartial step, knocks at the hut of the poor and the towers of kings.
I hope the millions of people I've touched have the optimism and desire to share their goals and hard work and persevere with a positive attitude.
War is not an exercise of the will directed at an inanimate matter.
I would sooner fail than not be among the greatest.
Our most basic common link is that we all inhabit this planet. We all breathe the same air. We all cherish our children's future. And we are all mortal.
We spend billions of pounds on welfare, yet millions are trapped on welfare. It's not worth their while going into work.
Work as though you would live forever, and live as though you would die today. Go another mile!
I believe the first test of a truly great man is his humility.
One of the darkest, deepest shames so many of us mothers feel nowadays is our fear that we are Bad Mothers, that we are failing our children and falling far short of our own ideals.