Tired mothers find that spanking takes less time than reasoning and penetrates sooner to the seat of the memory.
Education is the transmission of civilization.
Most of us spend too much time on the last twenty-four hours and too little on the last six thousand years.
In my youth I stressed freedom, and in my old age I stress order. I have made the great discovery that liberty is a product of order.
Every vice was once a virtue, and may become respectable again, just as hatred becomes respectable in wartime.
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.