We read Robert Browning's poetry. Here we needed no guidance from the professor: the poems themselves were enough.
A man may be born, but in order to be born he must first die, and in order to die he must first awake.
Valor is a gift. Those having it never know for sure whether they have it till the test comes. And those having it in one test never know for sure if they will have it when the next test comes.
Arithmetic is where the answer is right and everything is nice and you can look out of the window and see the blue sky - or the answer is wrong and you have to start over and try again and see how it comes out this time.
Alice B. Toklas