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Never does one feel oneself so utterly helpless as in trying to speak comfort for great bereavement. I will not try it. Time is the only comforter for the loss of a mother.

Tears are sometimes an inappropriate response to death. When a life has been lived completely honestly, completely successfully, or just completely, the correct response to death's perfect punctuation mark is a smile.
Respect the child. Be not too much his parent. Trespass not on his solitude.
The highest result of education is tolerance.
There is no armor against fate.
Being broke is a temporary situation. Being poor is a state of mind.
The game of life is not so much in holding a good hand as playing a poor hand well.
Joy descends gently upon us like the evening dew, and does not patter down like a hailstorm.
He who sows courtesy reaps friendship, and he who plants kindness gathers love.
When teaching, light a fire, don't fill a bucket.
What we need is to use what we have.
Two souls with but a single thought, Two hearts that beat as one.
An unemployed existence is a worse negation of life than death itself.
Our ignorance of history causes us to slander our own times.
The follies which a man regrets most in his life, are those which he didn't commit when he had the opportunity.
The task of the modern educator is not to cut down jungles, but to irrigate deserts.
It's easier traveling the road of life when I don't have so much to carry on my back.
Good as it is to inherit a library, it is better to collect one.
We must view young people not as empty bottles to be filled, but as candles to be lit.
I have noticed that the people who are late are often so much jollier than the people who have to wait for them.
Education is not the filling of the pail, but, the lighting of the fire.
Say and do something positive that will help the situation; it doesn't take any brains to complain.
It opens the lungs, washes the countenance, exercises the eyes, and softens down the temper; so cry away.
One must really have suffered oneself to help others.
I am an agnostic; I do not pretend to know what many ignorant men are sure of.
I'm not into working out. My philosophy: No pain, no pain.
From what we get, we can make a living; what we give, however, makes a life.
Poverty is the step-mother of genius.
If I could remember your name, I'd ask you where I left my keys.
Your problem is to bridge the gap which exists between where you are now and the goal you intend to reach.
When a man has done his best, has given his all, and in the process supplied the needs of his family and his society, that man has made a habit of succeeding.
There are some people who live in a dream world, and there are some who face reality; and then there are those who turn one into the other.
The block of granite which was an obstacle in the pathway of the weak becomes a stepping-stone in the pathway of the strong.
We are each of us angels with only one wing, to fly we need only embrace each other.
Nothing is so fatiguing as the eternal hanging on of an uncompleted task.
I love those who can smile in trouble, who can gather strength from distress, and grow brave by reflection. 'Tis the business of little minds to shrink, but they whose heart is firm, and whose conscience approves their conduct, will pursue their principles unto death.

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