“Is it possible to love a woman who will never understand the profoundest interests of my
Is it possible to love a woman simply for her beauty,
to love the statue of a woman?”
“I would like to thank the people who've brought me those dark moments, when I felt most wounded, betrayed. You have been my greatest teachers.”
“I do not want my house to be walled in on all sides and my windows to be stuffed. I want the culture of all lands to be blown about my house as freely as possible. But I refuse to be blown off my feet by any”
“Will the others see you too?" asked Lucy.
"Certainly not at first," said Aslan. "Later on, it depends."
"But they won’t believe me!" said Lucy.
"It doesn’t matter.”
“It isn’t defeat, but rather your mental attitude toward it, that whips you.”
“To win the big stakes in this changed world, you must catch the spirit of the great pioneers of the past, whose dreams have given to civilization all that it has of value, the spirit that serves as the life-blood of our own country – your opportunity and mine, to develop and market our talents.”
“They say education has no end. If you still disagree with this, here is a better way to take it in; "Education has an end that never comes".”
“There are storms in your own life: storms of
temptation, confusion, and difficulty . . .An uneasy conscience says, “Stop before it is too late!”
“You cannot enjoy outstanding success in life without power, and you can never enjoy power without sufficient personality to influence other people to cooperate with you in a spirit of harmony.”
“I would just as soon die now, but I haven't done anything yet to be remembered by”
“A woman named Helen Keller fought her way through long, silent darkness.
Though she could not see or hear,
she taught us to look at and listen to each other.
Never waiting for life to get easier,
she gave others courage to face their challenges.”
“Fear tries to get us to give up but faith takes us all the way through to victory”
“The mouse is a fair treat but this one would talk the hind legs off a donkey.”
“You can't help those who simply will not be helped. One problem that we've had, even in the best of times, is people who are sleeping on the grates, the homeless who are homeless, you might say, by choice.”