Perhaps one has to be very old before one learns to be amused rather than shocked.
Category: Age And Aging
I don't wait for moods. You accomplish nothing if you do that. Your mind must know it has got to get down to earth.
What is a neglected child? He is a child not planned for, not wanted. Neglect begins, therefore, before he is born.
Man was lost if he went to a usurer, for the interest ran faster than a tiger upon him.
I feel no need for any other faith than my faith in the kindness of human beings. I am so absorbed in the wonder of earth and the life upon it that I cannot think of heaven and angels.
None who have always been free can understand the terrible fascinating power of the hope of freedom to those who are not free.
Growth itself contains the germ of happiness.
Love dies only when growth stops.
We send missionaries to China so the Chinese can get to heaven, but we won't let them into our country.
The bitterest creature under heaven is the wife who discovers that her husband's bravery is only bravado, that his strength is only a uniform, that his power is but a gun in the hands of a fool.
Love alone could waken love.
Nothing in life is as good as the marriage of true minds between man and woman. As good? It is life itself. ''
Every great mistake has a halfway moment, a split second when it can be recalled and perhaps remedied.
Some are kissing mothers and some are scolding mothers, but it is love just the same -- and most mothers kiss and scold together.
Nothing and no one can destroy the Chinese people. They are relentless survivors.
Category: Nationalities And Nationalism