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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 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.
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.
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.
Don't gain the world and lose your soul, wisdom is better than silver or gold.
If you start by promising what you don't even have yet, you'll lose your desire to work towards getting it.
There is only one way to happiness and that is to cease worrying about things which are beyond the power of our will.
The ultimate test of a relationship is to disagree but hold hands.
Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity; and I'm not sure about the universe.