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The first time someone shows you who they are, believe them.
Treat people as if they were what they ought to be and you help them to become what they are capable of being.
Common-looking people are the best in the world: that is the reason the Lord makes so many of them.
People who know how to act are never preachers.
People everywhere enjoy believing things that they know are not true. It spares them the ordeal of thinking for themselves and taking responsibility for what they know.
People always overdo the matter when they attempt deception.
A really great people, proud and high-spirited, would face all the disasters of war rather than purchase that base prosperity which is bought at the price of national honor.
In spite of everything, I still believe people are really good at heart.
Civilization exists precisely so that there may be no masses but rather men alert enough never to constitute masses.
For the truth is that men do not desire to be the Common Man any more than they are the Common Man. They need greatness in others and the occasion to discover the greatness in themselves.
I'm the one that has to die when it's time for me to die, so let me live my life, the way I want to.
Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity; and I'm not sure about the universe.
Do not grow old, no matter how long you live. Never cease to stand like curious children before the Great Mystery into which we are born.
Sometimes things fall apart so that better things can fall together.
Life is very short, and there's no time for fussing and fighting my friends.