It destroys one's nerves to be amiable everyday to the same human being.
If you are not very clever, you should be conciliatory.
One of the hardest things in this world is to admit you are wrong. And nothing is more helpful in resolving a situation than its frank admission.
It is easier to be critical than correct.
Action may not always bring happiness; but there is no happiness without action.
Nature your minds with great thoughts. To believe in the heroic makes heroes.
Man is not the creature of circumstances, circumstances are the creatures of men. We are free agents, and man is more powerful than matter.
Whenever is found what is called a paternal government, there is found state education. It has been discovered that the best way to ensure implicit obedience is to commence tyranny in the nursery
The secret of success is constancy of purpose.
A university should be a place of light, of liberty, and of learning.