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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 man of my spiritual intensity does not eat corpses.
American humorist 1815-1885
Experience increases our wisdom but doesn't reduce our follies.
Canadian-French illustrator 1957-
Character is power; it makes friends, draws patronage and support and opens the way to wealth, honor and happiness.
American writer (ps. of Samuel Langhorne Clemens) 1835-1910
Honesty is the best policy - when there is money in it.
Irish writer 1854-1900
Between men and women there is no friendship possible. There is passion, enmity, worship, love, but no friendship.
Cato the Elder
Roman senator and historian 234-149 BC
It is sometimes the height of wisdom to feign stupidity.
Greek philosopher 384 BC - 322 BC
A true friend is one soul in two bodies.
Henry David Thoreau
American writer 1817-1862
Our truest life is when we are in our dreams awake.
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.
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.
Indian theosophist 1895-1986
Freedom and love go together. Love is not a reaction. If I love you because you love me, that is mere trade, a thing to be bought in the market; it is not love. To love is not to ask anything in return, not even to feel that you are giving something- and it is only such love that can know freedom.
English philosopher and statesman 1561-1626
A prudent question is one-half of wisdom.
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