Life without idealism is empty indeed. We just hope or starve to death.
We send missionaries to China so the Chinese can get to heaven, but we won't let them into our country.
What is a neglected child? He is a child not planned for, not wanted. Neglect begins, therefore, before he is born.
You can judge your age by the amount of pain you feel when you come in contact with a new idea.
When men destroy their old gods they will find new ones to take their place.
The young do not know enough to be prudent, and therefore they attempt the impossible - and achieve it, generation after generation.
Inside myself is a place where I live all alone and that is where I renew my springs that never dry up.
Some are kissing mothers and some are scolding mothers, but it is love just the same, and most mothers kiss and scold together.
Self-expression must pass into communication for its fulfillment.
Hunger makes a thief of any man.
We should so provide for old age that it may have no urgent wants of this world to absorb it from meditation on the next. It is awful to see the lean hands of dotage making a coffer of the grave.
When good people in any country cease their vigilance and struggle, then evil men prevail.