Charles Buxton QuotesCharles Buxton was an English brewer, philanthropist, writer and member of Parliament.
Failure means that you would not, or could not, pay for success. Success is a matter of sale. It can (most often) be bought by a large outlay–of hard forethought–of pains–of steadiness–of the golden wisdom coined from experience. But the figure is too high for most of us. We are too poor, or too slothful, to bring the price.
In one family, all goes by two and two. If a member of it has any interest, he or she will confide it to some one other; but the rest know nothing. In another family, all feel what touches one; nothing is kept dark from the father and mother, brothers and sisters–all share. This family habit is by far the better, it strengthens the tie between the members, and makes the home one home.