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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.
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.
I don't know the key to success, but the key to failure is trying to please everybody.
No man is poor who has a Godly mother.
A woman we love rarely satisfies all our needs, and we deceive her with a woman whom we do not love.
You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough.
- Mae West