When women are encouraged to be competitive, too many of them become disagreeable.
The appalling thing is the degree of charity women are capable of. You see it all the time… love lavished on absolute fools. Love’s a charity ward, you know.
The first problem for all of us, men and women, is not to learn, but to unlearn.
Women have simple tastes. They get pleasure out of the conversation of children in arms and men in love.
H. L. Mencken
Women have this obsession with shoes.
Ours is a world of nuclear giants and ethical infants. We know more about war that we know about peace, more about killing that we know about living.
Omar N. Bradley
Patriots always talk of dying for their country and never of killing for their country.
Sometime they’ll give a war and nobody will come.
What is human warfare but just this; an effort to make the laws of God and nature take sides with one party.
Henry David Thoreau
What is the use of physicians like myself trying to help parents to bring up children healthy and happy, to have them killed in such numbers for a cause that is ignoble?
Trust your hunches. They’re usually based on facts filed away just below the conscious level.
Trust your own instinct. Your mistakes might as well be your own, instead of someone else’s.
Trust yourself, then you will know how to live.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Trust yourself, you know more than you think you do.
Depend upon yourself. Make your judgement trustworthy by trusting it. You can develop good judgement as you do the muscles of your body – by judicious, daily exercise. To be known as a man of sound judgement will be much in your favor.
Every cliche about kids is true; they grow up so quickly, you blink and they're gone, and you have to spend the time with them now. But that's a joy.
That's my ideal day, time with my boys.
The child supplies the power but the parents have to do the steering.
The family teaches us about the importance of knowledge, education, hard work and effort. It teaches us about enjoying ourselves, having fun, keeping fit and healthy.
The interesting thing about being a mother is that everyone wants pets, but no one but me cleans the kitty litter.
What feeling is so nice as a child's hand in yours? So small, so soft and warm, like a kitten huddling in the shelter of your clasp.
What good mothers and fathers instinctively feel like doing for their babies is usually best after all.
Mom and Dad would stay in bed on Sunday morning, but the kids would have to go to church.
Most American children suffer too much mother and too little father.
Most children threaten at times to run away from home. This is the only thing that keeps some parents going.