You have enemies? Good. That means you’ve stood up for something, sometime in your life.
—Victor Hugo (French Novelist)
Kindness is the golden chain by which society is bound together.
—Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (German Poet)
We all have ability. The difference is how we use it.
—Stevie Wonder (American Singer)
In the animal kingdom, the rule is, eat or be eaten; in the human kingdom, define or be defined.
—Thomas Szasz (Hungarian Psychiatrist)
I like thinking big. If you’re going to be thinking anything, you might as well think big.
—Donald Trump (American Businessperson, Head of State)
I have yet to meet a successful business owner who has not failed before. What’s the difference between them and the owner-turned-9-to-5? They didn’t let one setback cripple their hunger for success. Don’t you.
—William O. Douglas (American Judge)
To free us from the expectations of others, to give us back to ourselves — there lies the great, singular power of self-respect.
The policy of being too cautious is the greatest risk of all.
—Jawaharlal Nehru (Indian Head of State)
It is really true what philosophy tells us, that life must be understood backwards. But with this, one forgets the second proposition, that it must be lived forwards.
—Soren Kierkegaard (Danish Philosopher, Theologian)