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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.
You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough.
- Mae West
Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.
Action may not always bring happiness, but there is no happiness without action.
It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to open one's mouth and remove all doubt.
To understand is hard. Once one understands, action is easy.