"After all, the best part of a holiday is perhaps not so much to be resting yourself, as to see all the other fellows busy working."
"Things turn out best for the people who make the best of the way things turn out."Kenneth Grahame 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."Kenneth Grahame 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."Kenneth Grahame 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."Kenneth Grahame on e. e. cummings
"In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher."Kenneth Grahame on Dalai Lama
"Badger hates Society, and invitations, and dinner, and all that sort of thing."
"A careful inspection showed them that, even if they succeeded in righting it by themselves, the cart would travel no longer. The axles were in a hopeless state, and the missing wheel was shattered into pieces."