A heart is not judged by how much you love; but by how much you are loved by others.
As a matter of fact, we are none of us above criticism; so let us bear with each other's faults.
Everything in life is unusual until you become accustomed to it.
Familiarity with any great thing removes our awe of it.
I am convinced that the only people worthy of consideration in this world are the unusual ones. For the common folk are like the leaves of a tree, and live and die unnoticed.
I believe that dreams- day dreams, you know, with your eyes wide open and your brain machinery whizzing- are likely to lead to the betterment of the world.
I have learned to regard fame as a will-o-the-wisp which, when caught, is not worth the possession; but to please a child is a sweet and lovely thing that warms one's heart and brings its own reward.
I think the world is like a great mirror, and reflects our lives just as we ourselves look upon it.
I thought it would be a good idea to regulate things myself and run the world as it ought to be run; but I gave it up long ago.
Imagination has brought mankind through the dark ages to its present state of civilization.
In all this world there is nothing so beautiful as a happy child...
It is a callous age; we have seen so many marvels that we are ashamed to marvel more; the seven wonders of the world have become seven thousand wonders.
It isn't what we are, but what folks think we are, that counts in this world.
It seems unfortunate that strong people are usually so disagreeable and overbearing that no one cares for them. In fact, to be different from your fellow creatures is always a misfortune.
Modern education includes morality; therefore the modern child seeks only entertainment in its wonder-tales and gladly dispenses with all disagreeable incident.
Never give up. No one knows what's going to happen next.
Never question the truth of what you fail to understand, for the world is filled with wonders.
No thief, however skillful, can rob one of knowledge, and that is why knowledge is the best and safest treasure to acquire.
Some people without brains do an awful lot of talking, don't you think?
The Imaginative Child will become the imaginative man or woman most apt to create, to invent, and therefore to foster civilization.
The more stupid one is, the more he thinks he knows.
There is no living thing that is not afraid when it faces danger. The true courage is in facing danger when you are afraid...
There is no place like home.
Time is given us to be happy and for no other reason... When we waste time, we waste happiness.
To destroy an offender cannot benefit society so much as to redeem him.
Whenever I feel blue, I start breathing again.
You may find good people and bad people in the world; and so, I suppose, you may find good witches and bad witches.
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