Inspirational Quotations #591

The darkness of death is like the evening twilight; it makes all objects appear more lovely to the dying.
Jean Paul

Your friends will know you better in the first minute they meet you than your acquaintances will know you in a thousand years.
Richard Bach

All mankind are happier for having been happy, so that if you make them happy new, you make them happy twenty years hence by the memory of it.
Sydney Smith

The love of gain never made a painter, but it has marred many.
Washington Allston

Confidence: The feeling that makes one believe a man, even when one knows that one would lie in his place
H. L. Mencken

We read that we ought to forgive our enemies; but we do not read that we ought to forgive our friends.
Francis Bacon

Never try to reason the prejudice out of a man. It wasn’t reasoned into him, and it cannot be reasoned out.
Sydney Smith

We should have a great many fewer disputes in the world if words were taken for what they are, the signs of our ideas only, and not for things themselves.
John Locke

Hope is independent of the apparatus of logic.
Norman Cousins

Truth lives on in the midst of deception.
Friedrich Schiller

I would never have amounted to anything were it not for adversity. I was forced to come up the hard way.
James Cash Penney

There is a great difference between him who is ashamed before his own self and him who is only ashamed before others.
The Talmud

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