"A silent man is easily reputed wise. A man who suffers none to see him in the common jostle and undress of life, easily gathers round him a mysterious veil of unknown sanctity, and men honor him for a saint. The unknown is always wonderful."
"It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men."Frederick William Robertson 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."Frederick William Robertson on Anais Nin
"Men always want to be a woman's first love - women like to be a man's last romance."Frederick William Robertson on Oscar Wilde
"Without feelings of respect, what is there to distinguish men from beasts?"Frederick William Robertson on Confucius
"Man becomes great exactly in the degree in which he works for the welfare of his fellow-men."Frederick William Robertson on Mahatma Gandhi
"Instruction ends in the schoolroom, but education ends only with life. A child is given to the universe to be educated."
"In God's world, for those who are in earnest, there is no failure. No work truly done, no word earnestly spoken, no sacrifice freely made, was ever made in vain."
"We win by tenderness. We conquer by forgiveness."
"The office of poetry is not to make us think accurately, but feel truly."
"The true aim of everyone who aspires to be a teacher should be, not to impart his own opinions, but to kindle minds."