There is always one moment in childhood when the door opens and lets the future in.
Despair is the price one pays for setting oneself an impossible aim.
People who like quotations love meaningless generalizations.
It is impossible to go through life without trust: That is to be imprisoned in the worst cell of all, oneself.
Unhappiness in a child accumulates because he sees no end to the dark tunnel. The thirteen weeks of a term might just as well be thirteen years.
Our worst enemies here are not the ignorant and simple, however cruel; our worst enemies are the intelligent and corrupt.
We’d forgive most things if we knew the facts.