A stumbling block to the pessimist is a stepping-stone to the optimist.
When you adopt the standards and the values of someone else … you surrender your own integrity. You become, to the extent of your surrender, less of a human being.
All of life is a constant education.
The mother of a family should look upon her housekeeping and the planning of meals as a scientific occupation.
With the new day comes new strength.
I say to the young: Do not stop thinking of life as an adventure. You have no security unless you can live bravely, excitingly, imaginatively.