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I don't like that man. I must get to know him better.
I saw the angel in the marble and carved until I set him free.
An appeaser is one who feeds a crocodile, hoping it will eat him last.
The best way to destroy an enemy is to make him a friend.
I count him braver who overcomes his desires than him who conquers his enemies; for the hardest victory is over self.
The shepherd drives the wolf from the sheep's for which the sheep thanks the shepherd as his liberator, while the wolf denounces him for the same act as the destroyer of liberty. Plainly, the sheep and the wolf are not agreed upon a definition of liberty.
I like to see a man proud of the place in which he lives. I like to see a man live so that his place will be proud of him.
Someone who thinks the world is always cheating him is right. He is missing that wonderful feeling of trust in someone or something.
Stand with anybody that stands right, stand with him while he is right and part with him when he goes wrong.
Whenever I hear anyone arguing for slavery, I feel a strong impulse to see it tried on him personally.
When I hear a man preach, I like to see him act as if he were fighting bees.
A mother takes twenty years to make a man of her boy, and another woman makes a fool of him in twenty minutes.
I try to give to the poor people for love what the rich could get for money. No, I wouldn't touch a leper for a thousand pounds; yet I willingly cure him for the love of God.
The surest way to corrupt a youth is to instruct him to hold in higher esteem those who think alike than those who think differently.
When I am getting ready to reason with a man, I spend one-third of my time thinking about myself and what I am going to say and two-thirds about him and what he is going to say.
If there is anything that a man can do well, I say let him do it. Give him a chance.
The way for a young man to rise is to improve himself in every way he can, never suspecting that anybody wishes to hinder him.
Any book that helps a child to form a habit of reading, to make reading one of his deep and continuing needs, is good for him.
When you have got an elephant by the hind legs and he is trying to run away, it's best to let him run.
The time comes upon every public man when it is best for him to keep his lips closed.
You can tell more about a person by what he says about others than you can by what others say about him.
A stockbroker urged me to buy a stock that would triple its value every year. I told him, 'At my age, I don't even buy green bananas.'
When I was a kid I used to pray every night for a new bicycle. Then I realised that the Lord doesn't work that way so I stole one and asked Him to forgive me.
True friendship multiplies the good in life and divides its evils. Strive to have friends, for life without friends is like life on a desert island... to find one real friend in a lifetime is good fortune; to keep him is a blessing.
Meeting Franklin Roosevelt was like opening your first bottle of champagne; knowing him was like drinking it.
You can lead a man to Congress, but you can't make him think.
A prisoner of war is a man who tries to kill you and fails, and then asks you not to kill him.
How does one know if she has forgiven? You tend to feel sorrow over the circumstance instead of rage, you tend to feel sorry for the person rather than angry with him. You tend to have nothing left to say about it all.
Clarissa Pinkola Estes
An excellent man; he has no enemies; and none of his friends like him.
Sometimes it is said that man cannot be trusted with the government of himself. Can he, then be trusted with the government of others? Or have we found angels in the form of kings to govern him? Let history answer this question.
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