The Christian thinker tackled the subject in his book ‘The Problem of Pain.’
The goal of a quarrel, as distinct from an argument, is not to bring the other to the truth but to beat him into submission.
“Spoiling” children with the right books can actually aid parents in raising well-disciplined and virtuous children.
Thomas Jefferson stole a bit from John Locke.
Raleigh cautioned his son to avoid choosing a wife solely on her physical merits, for marrying for beauty, he said, binds a man to that which “perchance will neither last nor please thee one year.”