The ear is the only true writer and the only true reader.

The greatest thing in family life is to take a hint when a hint is intended-and not to take a hint when a hint isn’t intended.

The strongest and most effective force in guaranteeing the long-term maintenance of power is not violence in all the forms deployed by the dominant to control the dominated, but consent in all the forms in which the dominated acquiesce in their own domination.

There are two kinds of teachers: the kind that fill you with so much quail shot that you can’t move, and the kind that just gives you a little prod behind and you jump to the skies.

There never was any heart truly great and generous, that was not also tender and compassionate.

They would not find me changed from him they knew – only more sure of all I thought was true.

Thinking isn’t agreeing or disagreeing. That’s voting.

What we live by we die by.