Quotes

11 November 2014
What is a neglected child? He is a child not planned for, not wanted. Neglect begins, therefore, before he is born.
11 November 2014
Praise out of season, or tactlessly bestowed, can freeze the heart as much as blame.
11 November 2014
The bitterest creature under heaven is the wife who discovers that her husband's bravery is only bravado, that his strength is only a uniform, that his power is but a gun in the hands of a fool.
11 November 2014
Fate is unalterable only in the sense that given a cause, a certain result must follow, but no cause is inevitable in itself, and man can shape his world if he does not resign himself to ignorance.
11 November 2014
... in any war a victory means another war, and yet another, until some day inevitably the tides turn, and the victor is the vanquished, and the circle reverses itself, but remains nevertheless a circle.
11 November 2014
A man is educated and turned out to work. But a woman is educated—and turned out to grass.
11 November 2014
Euthanasia is a long, smooth-sounding word, and it conceals its danger as long, smooth words do, but the danger is there, nevertheless.
11 November 2014
Every great mistake has a halfway moment, a split second when it can be recalled and perhaps remedied.
11 November 2014
Race prejudice is not only a shadow over the colored—it is a shadow over all of us, and the shadow is darkest over those who feel it least and allow its evil effects to go on.
11 November 2014
None who have always been free can understand the terrible fascinating power of the hope of freedom to those who are not free.

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