John Lubbock

“Be cautious, but not too cautious; do not be too much afraid of making a mistake; a man who never makes a mistake will make nothing.”

“Some words are like rays of sunshine, others like barbed arrows or the bite of a serpent. And if hard words cut so deep, how much pleasure can kind ones give?”

“There are three questions which in life we have over and over again to answer: is it right or wrong? is it true or false? is it beautiful or ugly? Our education ought to help us to answer these questions.”