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American author of romance and fiction 1893-1978
Character builds slowly, but it can be torn down with incredible swiftness.
George Bernard Shaw
Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing.
English playwright and poet 1564-1616
Action is eloquence.
American humorist 1815-1885
Experience increases our wisdom but doesn't reduce our follies.
Irish writer 1854-1900
Between men and women there is no friendship possible. There is passion, enmity, worship, love, but no friendship.
Canadian-French illustrator 1957-
Character is power; it makes friends, draws patronage and support and opens the way to wealth, honor and happiness.
Cato the Elder
Roman senator and historian 234-149 BC
It is sometimes the height of wisdom to feign stupidity.
German physician and sexologist 1868-1935
Love is a conflict between reflexes and reflections.
British philosophical writer 1864-1912
The more tranquil a man becomes, the greater is his success, his influence, his power for good. Calmness of mind is one of the beautiful jewels of wisdom.
Henry David Thoreau
American writer 1817-1862
Our truest life is when we are in our dreams awake.
John A. Shedd
American author and professor 1859-1928
A ship in harbor is safe, but that is not what ships are built for.
G. C. Lichtenberg
German writer and physicist 1742-1799
Everyone is a genius at least once a year; a real genius has his original ideas closer together.
German philosopher 1882-1940
The only way of knowing a person is to love them without hope.
English philosopher and statesman 1561-1626
A prudent question is one-half of wisdom.
Greek philosopher 384 BC - 322 BC
A true friend is one soul in two bodies.
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