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Everyone in our culture wants to win a prize. Perhaps that is the grand lesson we have taken with us read more

Everyone in our culture wants to win a prize. Perhaps that is the grand lesson we have taken with us from kindergarten in the age of perversions of Dewey-style education: everyone gets a ribbon, and praise becomes a meaningless narcotic to soothe egoistic distemper.

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Only those who have learned a lot are in a position to admit how little they know.

Only those who have learned a lot are in a position to admit how little they know.

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The greatest potential for control the ends to exist at the point where action takes place.

The greatest potential for control the ends to exist at the point where action takes place.

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Imagine being able to sit at your desk and with a few keystrokes on your computer-being able to access almost read more

Imagine being able to sit at your desk and with a few keystrokes on your computer-being able to access almost any information you need from a storehouse of the world's published knowledge.

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Know, first, who you are, and then adorn yourself accordingly.

Know, first, who you are, and then adorn yourself accordingly.

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Just because nobody complains doesn't mean all parachutes are perfect.

Just because nobody complains doesn't mean all parachutes are perfect.

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He who is not contented with what he has, would not be contented with what he would like to have.

He who is not contented with what he has, would not be contented with what he would like to have.

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There is as much difference between the counsel that a friend giveth, and that a man giveth himself, as there read more

There is as much difference between the counsel that a friend giveth, and that a man giveth himself, as there is between the counsel of a friend and of a flatterer. For there is no such flatterer as is a man's self.

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A child's hand in yours - what tenderness it arouses, what power it conjures. You are instantly the very touchstone read more

A child's hand in yours - what tenderness it arouses, what power it conjures. You are instantly the very touchstone of power and wisdom. Merry Browne -Marjorie Holmes.

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