"He was one of those men who possess almost every gift, except the gift of the power to use them."
"It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men."Charles Kingsley on Frederick Douglass
"I, with a deeper instinct, choose a man who compels my strength, who makes enormous demands on me, who does not doubt my courage or my toughness, who does not believe me naive or innocent, who has the courage to treat me like a woman."Charles Kingsley on Anais Nin
"Men always want to be a woman's first love - women like to be a man's last romance."Charles Kingsley on Oscar Wilde
"Without feelings of respect, what is there to distinguish men from beasts?"Charles Kingsley on Confucius
"Man becomes great exactly in the degree in which he works for the welfare of his fellow-men."Charles Kingsley on Mahatma Gandhi
"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."
"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."
"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."