Quotes by W. Allingham

Politeness costs nothing. Nothing, that is, to him that shows it but if often costs the world very dear.

W. Allingham

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Innately, children seem to have little true realistic anxiety. They will run along the brink of water, climb on the window sill, play with sharp objects and with fire, in short, do everything that is bound to damage them and to worry those in charge of them, that is wholly the result of education; for they cannot be allowed to make the instructive experiences themselves.

Sigmund Freud

If you hate a person, you hate something in him that is part of yourself. What isn't part of ourselves doesn't disturb us.

Hermann Hesse

Youth cannot know how age thinks and feels. But old men are guilty if they forget what it was to be young.

J. K. Rowling

The best thing to give to your enemy is forgiveness; to an opponent, tolerance; to a friend, your heart; to your child, a good example; to a father, deference; to your mother, conduct that will make her proud of you; to yourself, respect; to all men, charity.

Francis Maitland Balfour

There was never in the history of the world a great politician who was not hated by large numbers of inferior men.

Unknown

It requires wisdom to understand wisdom the music is nothing if the audience is deaf.

Walter Lippmann »

Any acceptance of authority is the very denial of truth.

Jiddu Krishnamurti »