Any book that helps a child to form a habit of reading, to make reading one of his deep and continuing needs, is good for him.
Do the best you can until you know better. Then when you know better, do better!
Easy reading is damn hard writing. But if it’s right, it’s easy. It’s the other way round, too. If it’s slovenly written, then it’s hard to read. It doesn’t give the reader what the careful writer can give the reader.
History, despite its wrenching pain, cannot be unlived, but if faced with courage, need not be lived again.
I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.
One isn’t necessarily born with courage, but one is born with potential. Without courage, we cannot practice any other virtue with consistency. We can’t be kind, true, merciful, generous, or honest.
There’s a world of difference between truth and facts. Facts can obscure the truth.