I wish the careful
little girls, Could make the naughty little boys,
All join a big Society, Preventing Cruelty to Toys
― Abbie Farwell Brown
Children’s games are hardly games. Children are never more
serious than when they play.
— Michel de Montaigne
I have a good mind not to take Aloysius to Venice. I don't
want him to meet a lot of horrid Italian bears and pick up
― Evelyn Waugh, Brideshead Revisited
He who dies with the most toys is, nonetheless, still dead.