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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.
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.
A fanatic is a man who redoubles his efforts after he has forgotten his aims.
A woman we love rarely satisfies all our needs, and we deceive her with a woman whom we do not love.
There's a fine line between genius and insanity. I have erased this line.
There are times when sorrow seems the only truth.
Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity; and I'm not sure about the universe.
Always go to other people's funerals, otherwise they won't come to yours.