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Greek philosopher 469 BC - 399 BC
Once made equal to man, woman becomes his superior.
Greek philosopher 427 BC - 347 BC
All things will be produced in superior quantity and quality, and with greater ease, when each man works at a single occupation, in accordance with his natural gifts, and at the right moment, without meddling with anything else.
Greek philosopher 384 BC - 322 BC
Inferiors revolt in order that they may be equal, and equals that they may be superior. Such is the state of mind which creates revolutions.
The superior man is modest in his speech but exceeds in his actions.
The superior man thinks always of virtue; the common man thinks of comfort.
The superior man understands what is right; the inferior man understands what will sell.
The superior man will watch over himself when he is alone. He examines his heart that there may be nothing wrong there, and that he may have no cause of dissatisfaction with himself.
The way of the superior person is threefold; virtuous, they are free from anxieties; wise they are free from perplexities; and bold they are free from fear.
English novelist, pseudonym of Maria Louise Ramé 1839-1908
To vice, innocence must always seem only a superior kind of chicanery.
What the superior person seeks is in themselves. What the mean person seeks is in others.
Spanish Jesuit, writer and philosopher 1601-1658
All victories breed hate, and that over your superior is foolish or fatal.
Henry Louis Mencken
American journalist and critic 1880-1956
Archbishop - A Christian ecclesiastic of a rank superior to that attained by Christ.
British writer 1862-1933
As a rule the person found out in a betrayal of love holds, all the same, the superior position of the two. It is the betrayed one who is humiliated.Source: Loves Shadow (1908) Ch. xxxix
American writer (ps. of Samuel Langhorne Clemens) 1835-1910
As a thinker and planner the ant is the equal of any savage race of men; as a self-educated specialist in several arts she is the superior of any savage race of men; and in one or two high mental qualities she is above the reach of any man, savage or civilized!
American actor and comedian 1924-2003
At the Sahara, the seats are banked and most of the audience is looking down at the stage. Everybody in the business knows: Up for singers, down for comics. The people want to idealize a singer. They want to feel superior to a comic. You're trying to make them laugh. They can't laugh at someone they're looking up to.
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