Best Quotes by Dorothy Canfield Fisher (Top 7)

  1. If we would only give, just once, the same amount of reflection to what we want to get out of life that we give to the question of what to do with a two weeks' vacation, we would be startled at our false standards and the aimless procession of our busy days.
  2. A mother is not a person to lean on, but a person to make leaning unnecessary.
  3. Some people think that doctors and nurses can put scrambled eggs back into the shell.
  4. It is not good for all our wishes to be filled; through sickness we recognize the value of health; through evil, the value of good; through hunger, the value of food; through exertion, the value of rest.
  5. ...there are two ways to meet life; you may refuse to care until indifference becomes a habit, a defensive armor, and you are safe - but bored. Or you can care greatly, live greatly, until life breaks you on its wheel.
  6. One of the many things nobody ever tells you about middle age is that it's such a nice change from being young.
  7. What is life, but one long risk?