Explanations come to an end somewhere.
The glacier was God's great plough ... set at work ages ago to grind, furrow, and knead over, as it were, the surface of the earth
The education of the doctor which goes on after he has his degree is, after all, the most important part of his education.
In teaching the medical student the primary requisite is to keep him awake.
Medical education is not completed at the medical school, it is only begun.
An economic policy which does not consider the well-being of all will not serve the purposes of peace and the growth of well-being among the people of all nations.
I would not be happy unless I had some regular work to do every day and I imagine that I will always feel that way no matter how old I am.
One of the best ways of enslaving a people is to keep them from education... The second way of enslaving a people is to suppress the sources of information, not only by burning books but by controlling all the other ways in which ideas are transmitted.
At all times, day by day, we have to continue fighting for freedom of religion, freedom of speech, and freedom from want for these are things that must be gained in peace as well as in war.
One of the blessings of age is to learn not to part on a note of sharpness, to treasure the moments spent with those we love, and to make them whenever possible good to remember, for time is short.
My life can be so arranged that I can live on whatever I have. If I cannot live as I have lived in the past, I shall live differently, and living differently does not mean living with less attention to the things that make life gracious and pleasant or with less enjoyment of things of the mind.
Long ago, I made up my mind that when things were said involving only me, I would pay no attention to them, except when valid criticism was carried by which I could profit.
One should always sleep in all of one's guest beds, to make sure that they are comfortable.
Whatever come we have to meet it.
This living in a democracy is a problem, isn't it
It is our freedom to progress that makes us all want to live and to go on.
I have learned long ago to possess my soul in patience and accept the inevitable.
I think we ought to impress on both our girls and boys that successful marriages require just as much work, just as much intelligence and just as much unselfish devotion, as they give to any position they undertake to fill on a paid basis.
Marriage and the up-bringing of children in the home require as well-trained a mind and as well-disciplined a character as any other occupation that might be considered a career.
Conservation of land and conservation of people frequently go hand in hand.
Sometimes I wonder if we shall ever grow up in our politics and say definite things which mean something, or whether we shall always go on using generalities to which everyone can subscribe, and which mean very little.
When life is too easy for us, we must beware or we may not be ready to meet the blows which sooner or later come to everyone, rich or poor.
I have felt that people were 'mean-mad' at times and wondered if life were not treating them so harshly that they were unable to retain any of the qualities which make people lovable and that make life worth living.
So often people you admire at a distance do not mean so much to you after you meet them.
Will people ever be wise enough to refuse to follow bad leaders or to take away the freedom of other people