Desirable Quotes

In Hindu societies, especially overprotected patriarchal families like mine, daughters are not at all desirable. They are trouble. And a mother who, as mine did, has three daughters, no sons, is supposed to go and hang herself, kill herself, because it is such an unlucky kind of motherhood to have.
Because
Daughters
Did
Families
Go
Hang
Herself
Hindu
Kind
Like
Mine
Mother
Motherhood
Right discipline consists, not in external compulsion, but in the habits of mind which lead spontaneously to desirable rather than undesirable activities.
Activities
Compulsion
Consists
External
Habits
Lead
Mind
Rather
Right
Spontaneously
Than
Undesirable
Which
Famous old houses seem to have an intuitive perception of the value of corner lots. If it is a possible thing, they always set themselves down on the most desirable spots.
Always
Corner
Down
Houses
Intuitive
Lots
Most
Old
Perception
Possible
Possible thing
Seem
Set
Ideals are an imaginative understanding of that which is desirable in that which is possible.
Ideals
Imaginative
Possible
Understanding
Which

Topics