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Tact is the ability to describe others as they see themselves.

Teaching is the royal road to learning.

Teaching was the hardest work I had ever done, and it remains the hardest work I have done to date.

Tenderness is greater proof of love than the most passionate of vows.

That's what I consider true generosity. You give your all and yet you always feel as if it costs you nothing.

The best index to a person's character is (a) how he treats people who can't do him any good, and (b) how he treats people who can't fight back.

The best way to cheer yourself up is to try to cheer somebody else up.

The deadliest feeling that can be offered to a woman is pity.

The demand for equal rights in every vocation of life is just and fair; but, after all, the most vital right is the right to love and be loved.

The entire population of the universe, with one trifling exception, is composed of others.

The fact that we are human beings is infinitely more important than all the peculiarities that distinguish human beings from one another.

The finest inheritance you can give a child is to allow it to make its own way, completely on its own feet.

The golden rule is of no use whatsoever unless you realize that it is your move.

The greatest gift is the passion for reading. It is cheap, it consoles, it distracts, it excites, it gives you knowledge of the world and experience of a wide kind. It is a moral illumination.

The greatest good you can do for another is not just to share your riches, but to reveal to him his own.

The greatest happiness in the world is to make others happy.

The greatest high you can get in life is by helping somebody.

The greatness of the human personality begins at the hour of birth. From this almost mystic affirmation there comes what may seem a strange conclusion: that education must start from birth.

The habit of being uniformly considerate toward others will bring increased happiness to you.

The healthy and strong individual is the one who asks for help when he needs it. Whether he's got an abscess on his knee, or in his soul.


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