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If reason dominates in man, he rises higher than angels. If lust overpowers man, he descends lower than the beast.
There are complete men and incomplete men. If you would be a complete man, put all of your soul's strength into all of your life's actions.
We are born princes and the civilizing process makes us frogs.
The superior man is universally minded and no partisan. The inferior man is a partisan and not universal.
People seem not to see that their opinion of the world is also a confession of character.
Listen to a man's words and look at the pupil of his eye. How can a man conceal his character?
A fanatic is a man who redoubles his efforts after he has forgotten his aims.
The superior man understands what is right; the inferior man understands what will sell.
Character is much easier kept than recovered.
No man knows his true character until he has run out of gas, purchased something on the instalment plan, and raised an adolescent.
There are times when even the greatest tactician in diplomatic cunning is outclassed in his own game. It is then that he discovers that all that he thought he had gained is but loss, and that what is left of national honor and dignity is but the shadow of an illustrious past that is gone forever, or of a potentially great future that will never come.
In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life. It goes on.
Count your age by friends, not years Count your life by smiles, not tears.
Every day should be passed as if it were to be our last.
The reason I talk to myself is because I'm the only one whose answers I accept.