Alfred North Whitehead

The art of progress is to preserve order amid change and to preserve change amid order.

Permissiveness is the principle of treating children as if they were adults and the tactic of making sure they never reach that stage.

Lord Byron

Society is now one polished horde; formed of two mighty tribes, the Bores and the Bored.

Children begin by loving their parents. After a time they judge them. Rarely, if ever, do they forgive them.

Keep your fears to yourself, but share your courage with others.

Solomon made a book of proverbs, but a book of proverbs never made a Solomon.

Joseph Krutch

Cats seem to go on the principle that it never does any harm to ask for what you want.

Arthur Schopenhauer

To expect a person to retain everything that he has ever read is like expecting him to carry about in his body everything he has ever eaten.


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