There is a healthful hardiness about real dignity that never dreads contact and communion with others, however humble.
— Washington Irving
The great epochs of our life come when we gain the courage to rechristen our evil as what is best in us.
— Friedrich Nietzsche
Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference.
— Winston Churchill
Beware, so long as you live, of judging men by their outward appearance.
— Jean de La Fontaine
I object to violence because when it appears to do good, the good is only temporary; the evil it does is permanent.
— Mohandas K. Gandhi
Begin — to begin is half the work, let half still remain; again begin this and thou wilt have finished.
Let a joy keep you. Reach out your hands and take it when it runs by.
— Carl Sandburg
Truth is mighty and will prevail. There is nothing the matter with this, except that it ain’t so.
— Mark Twain
To know oneself, one should assert oneself. Psychology is action, not thinking about oneself. We continue to shape our personality all our life. If we knew ourselves perfectly, we should die.
— Albert Camus
Life is a shipwreck but we must not forget to sing in the lifeboats.
A man who carries a cat by the tail learns something he can learn in no other way.
— Mark Twain