"Being forced to work, and forced to do your best, will breed in you temperance and self-control, diligence and strength of will, cheerfulness and content, and a hundred virtues which the idle will never know."
"Things turn out best for the people who make the best of the way things turn out."Charles Kingsley on John Wooden
"Experience hath shewn, that even under the best forms of government those entrusted with power have, in time, and by slow operations, perverted it into tyranny."Charles Kingsley on Thomas Jefferson
"In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing, the next best thing is the wrong thing, and the worst thing you can do is nothing."Charles Kingsley on Theodore Roosevelt
"To be nobody but yourself in a world which is doing its best, night and day, to make you everybody else means to fight the hardest battle which any human being can fight and never stop fighting."Charles Kingsley on e. e. cummings
"In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher."Charles Kingsley on Dalai Lama
"Some say that the age of chivalry is past, that the spirit of romance is dead. The age of chivalry is never past, so long as there is a wrong left unredressed on earth."
"Never lose an opportunity of seeing anything beautiful, for beauty is God's handwriting."
"A blessed thing it is for any man or woman to have a friend, one human soul whom we can trust utterly, who knows the best and worst of us, and who loves us in spite of all our faults."
"There are two freedoms - the false, where a man is free to do what he likes the true, where he is free to do what he ought."
"It is only the great hearted who can be true friends. The mean and cowardly, Can never know what true friendship means."