True, a little learning is a dangerous thing, but it still beats total ignorance.
Abigail Van Buren
Learning, n. The kind of ignorance distinguishing the studious.
Much education today is monumentally ineffective. All too often we are giving young people cut flowers when we should be teaching them to grow their own plants.
John W. Gardner
No man who worships education has got the best out of education… Without a gentle contempt for education no man’s education is complete.
Gilbert K. Chesterton
No one has yet realized the wealth of sympathy, the kindness and generosity hidden in the soul of a child. The effort of every true education should be to unlock that treasure.
You can’t raise the standard of women’s morals by raising their pay envelope. It lies deeper than that.
Women love always: when earth slips from them, they take refuge in heaven.
Women may not have it easy, but we are given a fairer chance to reach for the top.
Women need not always keep their mouths shut and their wombs open.
All women’s issues are to some degree men’s issues and all men’s issues are to some degree women’s issues because when either sex wins unilaterally both sexes lose.
My hope is that 10 years from now, after I've been across the street at work for a while, they'll all be glad they gave me that wonderful vote.
Sandra Day O'Connor
Ninety percent of the politicians give the other ten percent a bad reputation.
Henry A. Kissinger
No real social change has ever been brought about without a revolution... revolution is but thought carried into action.
Oh, that lovely title, ex-president.
Dwight D. Eisenhower
One of the penalties for refusing to participate in politics is that you end up being governed by your inferiors.
If the United States of America or Britain is having elections, they don't ask for observers from Africa or from Asia. But when we have elections, they want observers.
If voting changed anything, they'd make it illegal.
Let us not seek the Republican answer or the Democratic answer, but the right answer. Let us not seek to fix the blame for the past. Let us accept our own responsibility for the future.
John F. Kennedy
Our whole constitutional heritage rebels at the thought of giving government the power to control men's minds.
Perseverance is the hard work you do after you get tired of doing the hard work you already did.
Men are what their mothers made them.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Mommy smoked but she didn't want us to. She saw smoke coming out of the barn one time, so we got whipped.
Morality and its victim, the mother - what a terrible picture! Is there indeed anything more terrible, more criminal, than our glorified sacred function of motherhood?
Mother is far too clever to understand anything she does not like.
I ask people why they have deer heads on their walls. They always say because it's such a beautiful animal. There you go. I think my mother is attractive, but I have photographs of her.