Education, like neurosis, begins at home.
The ideal mother, like the ideal marriage, is a fiction.
It is impossible for any woman to love her children twenty-four hours a day.
There is nobody as enslaved as the fanatic, the person in whom one impulse, one value, has assumed ascendancy over all others.
To observe people in conflict is a necessary part of a child's education. It helps him to understand and accept his own occasional hostilities and to realize that differing opinions need not imply an absence of love.