"The only protection as a historian is to institute a process of research and writing that minimizes the possibility of error. And that I have tried to do, aided by modern technology, which enables me, having long since moved beyond longhand, to use a computer for both organizing and taking notes."
"Inventions have long since reached their limit, and I see no hope for further development."
"I have long since come to believe that people never mean half of what they say, and that it is best to disregard their talk and judge only their actions."
"I've also long since realized that the way to really engage children is to give out prizes it's amazing how it concentrates their minds."
"By the time a person has achieved years adequate for choosing a direction, the die is cast and the moment has long since passed which determined the future."
"It is long since I could have adventured on eternity, through God's mercy and Christ's merits but death remained somewhat terrible, and that now is taken away and now death is no more to me, but to cast myself into my husband's arms, and to lie down with Him."
"I tend not to trust people who live in very tidy houses. I know that on the surface there is nothing wrong with a person being well-ordered and disciplined. Nothing, except that it leaves the impression of that person having lived in the confines of a stark institution which, although he or she has long since left, remains within."
"Sarcasm I now see to be, in general, the language of the devil for which reason I have long since as good as renounced it."