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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.
People seem not to see that their opinion of the world is also a confession of character.
A fanatic is a man who redoubles his efforts after he has forgotten his aims.
The superior man is universally minded and no partisan. The inferior man is a partisan and not universal.
Listen to a man's words and look at the pupil of his eye. How can a man conceal his character?
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.
An ounce of hypocrisy is worth a pound of ambition.
Friendship is the hardest thing in the world to explain. It's not something you learn in school. But if you haven't learned the meaning of friendship, you really haven't learned anything.
Before God we are all equally wise-equally foolish.
To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all.
Success is liking yourself, liking what you do, and liking how you do it.
Sometimes you have to get to know someone really well to realize you're really strangers.