What do girls do who haven't any mothers to help them through their troubles?
People don't have fortunes left them in that style nowadays; men have to work and women to marry for money. It's a dreadfully unjust world.
My definition [of a philosopher] is of a man up in a balloon, with his family and friends holding the ropes which confine him to earth and trying to haul him down.
Money is the root of all evil, and yet it is such a useful root that we cannot get on without it any more than we can without potatoes.
Love is a great beautifier.
Life is my college. May I graduate well, and earn some honors!
Let my name stand among those who are willing to bear ridicule and reproach for the truth's sake, and so earn some right to rejoice when the victory is won.
It takes people a long time to learn the difference between talent and genius, especially ambitious young men and women.
I'm not afraid of storms, for I'm learning to sail my ship.
I'm not afraid of storms, for I'm learning how to sail my ship.