My only fault is that I don't realize how great I really am.
Short judgments make long friends.
O my God, what must a soul be like when it is in this state! It longs to be all one tongue with which to praise the Lord. It utters a thousand pious follies, in a continuous endeavor to please Him who thus possesses it.
Teresa of Avila
Our country has had a hard time learning that lesson with energy.
I have always had a talent for irritating women since I was fourteen.
Morality is character and conduct such as is required by the circle or community in which the man's life happens to be placed. It shows how much good men require of us.
Henry Ward Beecher, Life of Thou
Everywhere's been where it is ever since it was first put there. It's called geography.
The human heart has hidden treasures, In secret kept, in silence sealed The thoughts, the hopes, the dreams, the pleasures, Whose charms were broken if revealed.
The greatest significance of the present student generation is that it is through them that the point of view of the subjugated is finally and inexorably being expressed.
It's embarrassing to be human.
A teacher should have maximal authority, and minimal power.
Saint. A dead sinner revised and edited.
He that reads and grows no wiser seldom suspects his own deficiency, but complains of hard words and obscure sentences, and asks why books are written which cannot be understood.
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