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Be Yourself. Who else is better qualified? - Frank J. Giblin II

Everything you've learned in school as obvious becomes less and less obvious as you begin to study the universe. For example, there are no solids in the universe. There's not even a suggestion of a solid. There are no absolute continuums. There are no surfaces. There are no straight lines. - R. Buckminster Fuller

I think that maybe if women and children were in charge we would get somewhere. - James Thurber

In morals, what begins in fear usually ends in wickedness; in religion, what begins in fear usually ends in fanaticism. Fear, either as a principle or a motive, is the beginning of all evil. - Mrs. Jameson

A wise parent humors the desire for independent action, so as to become the friend and advisor when his absolute rule shall cease. - Elizabeth Gaskell

Arithmetic is being able to count up to twenty without taking off your shoes. - Mickey Mouse

Organic life, we are told, has developed gradually from the protozoon to the philosopher; and this development, we are assured, is indubitably an advance. Unfortunately, it is the philosopher, not the protozoon, who gives us this assurance. - Bertrand Russell

The essence of our effort to see that every child has a chance must be to assure each an equal opportunity, not to become equal, but to become different - to realize whatever unique potential of body, mind and spirit he or she possesses. - John Fischer

 
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