Anyone who knows history, particularly the history of Europe, will, I think, recognize that the domination of education or of government by any one particular religious faith is never a happy arrangement for the people.
Too often the great decisions are originated and given form in bodies made up wholly of men, or so completely dominated by them that whatever of special value women have to offer is shunted aside without expression.
It is not fair to ask of others what you are not willing to do yourself.
Perhaps nature is our best assurance of immortality.
When will our consciences grow so tender that we will act to prevent human misery rather than avenge it?
Great minds discuss ideas; average minds discuss events; small minds discuss people.
A woman is like a tea bag - you can't tell how strong she is until you put her in hot water.
The battle for the individual rights of women is one of long standing and none of us should countenance anything which undermines it.
A little simplification would be the first step toward rational living, I think.
I once had a rose named after me and I was very flattered. But I was not pleased to read the description in the catalogue: no good in a bed, but fine up against a wall.
When you cease to make a contribution, you begin to die.
Campaign behavior for wives: Always be on time. Do as little talking as humanly possible. Lean back in the parade car so everybody can see the president.
Have convictions. Be friendly. Stick to your beliefs as they stick to theirs. Work as hard as they do.
You have to accept whatever comes and the only important thing is that you meet it with courage and with the best that you have to give.
My experience has been that work is almost the best way to pull oneself out of the depths.
When life is too easy for us, we must beware or we may not be ready to meet the blows which sooner or later come to everyone, rich or poor.
The Bible illustrated by Dore occupied many of my hours - and I think probably gave me many nightmares.
In all our contacts it is probably the sense of being really needed and wanted which gives us the greatest satisfaction and creates the most lasting bond.
People grow through experience if they meet life honestly and courageously. This is how character is built.
Happiness is not a goal; it is a by-product.