Boys will be boys... and so will most men.Jean R. Langley
No one is rich enough to do without a neighbor.Danish proverb
He had a certain frankness and generosity, qualities indeed which turn to a man's ruin, unless tempered with discretion.Cornelius Tacitus
If by saying that all men are born free and equal, you mean that they are all equally born; it is true, but true in no other sense; birth, talent, labor, virtue, and providence, are forever making differences.Eugene Edwards
The world is a tragedy to those who feel, but a comedy to those who think.Horace Walpole
Life is full of doors that don't open when you knock, equally spaced amid those that open when you don't want them to.Roger Zelazny
Acceptance is not a state of passivity or inaction. I am not saying you can't change the world, right wrongs, or replace evil with good. Acceptance is, in fact, the first step to successful action. If you don't fully accept a situation precisely the way it is, you will have difficulty changing it. Moreover, if you don't fully accept the situation, you will never really know if the situation should be changed.
It is the action of an uninstructed person to reproach others for his own misfortune; of one entering instruction, to reproach himself; and one perfectly instructed, to reproach neither others nor himself.
We want far better reasons for having children than not knowing how to prevent them.