Trouble, like the hill ahead, straightens out when you advance upon it.
Parents are often so busy with the physical rearing of children that they miss the glory of parenthood, just as the grandeur of the trees is lost when raking leaves.
Happiness is not something you get, but something you do.
Weather means more when you have a garden. There's nothing like listening to a shower and thinking how it is soaking in around your green beans.
Too often in ironing out trouble someone gets scorched.
Children in a family are like flowers in a bouquet: there's always one determined to face in an opposite direction from the way the arranger desires.
Our children await Christmas presents like politicians getting in election returns: there's the Uncle Fred precinct and the Aunt Ruth district still to come in.
Housekeeping is like being caught in a revolving door.
If at first you don't succeed, blame your parents.
No one knows his true character until he has run out of gas, purchased something on the installment plan and raised an adolescent.
A sparkling house is a fine thing if the children aren't robbed of their luster in keeping it that way.
The quickest way to know a woman is to go shopping with her.
One sure way to lose another woman's friendship is to try to improve her flower arrangements.