Disposition is culture. Health is the soil, intelligence the branches, and disposition the leaves, buds, and blossoms -- the robe of living beauty, fragrance, and sweetness with which a young woman is to clothe her life. Without heart-culture the finest mental culture is like a tree with nothing but cold, leafless limbs.
Taken from In My Father's House, Edited by Tamara and Naomi Valine, Lily Press, 2004, pg. 57