| Always obey your parents, when they are present.
Most parents think they know more than you do; and you can generally make
more by humoring that superstition than you can by acting on your own better
- Advice to Youth, 4/15/1882
It is good to obey all the rules when you're young, so you'll have the strength to break them when you're old.
- quoted by Dorothy Quick in Advance Magazine, 2/1940
Alas, if we but do right under restraint of authoritative observance, where then is the merit?
- "A Cat-Tale"
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