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Alice Duer Miller
If it's very painful for you to criticize your friends - you're safe in doing it. But if you take the slightest pleasure in it, that's the time to hold your tongue.

Alice Duer Miller
It is among the commonplaces of education that we often first cut off the living root and then try to replace its natural functions by artificial means. Thus we suppress the child's curiosity and then when he lacks a natural interest in learning he is offered special coaching for his scholastic coaching for his scholastic difficulties.

Alice Duer Miller
Democracy is this -to hold That all who wander down the pike In cart or car, on foot or bike, Or male or female, young or old, Are much alike are much alike.

Alice Duer Miller
Men are too emotional to vote. Their conduct at baseball games and political conventions shows this, while their innate tendency to appeal to force renders them unfit for government.

Alice Duer Miller
Democracy is this to hold That all who wander down the pike In cart or car, on foot or bike, Or male or female, young or old, Are much alike are much alike.