Maxim for life: You get treated in life the way you teach people to treat you.
—Wayne Dyer (American Motivational Writer)
Let flattery, the handmaid of the vices, be far removed.
—Cicero (Roman Philosopher)
I have always been driven to buck the system, to innovate, to take things beyond where they’ve been.
—Sam Walton (American Entrepreneur)
Constant exposure to dangers will breed contempt for them.
—Seneca the Younger (Lucius Annaeus Seneca) (Roman Philosopher)
It is better to do the most trifling thing in the world than to regard half an hour as trifle.
—Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (German Poet)
Wisdom, compassion, and courage are the three universally recognized moral qualities of men.
—Confucius (Chinese Philosopher)
The value of an idea has nothing whatever to do with the sincerity of the man who expresses it.
—Oscar Wilde (Irish Poet)
Anger will never disappear so long as thoughts of resentment are cherished in the mind. Anger will disappear just as soon as thoughts of resentment are forgotten.
Our dependence outweighs our independence, for we are independent only in our desire, while we are dependent on our health, on nature, on society, on everything in us and outside us.
—Henri Frederic Amiel (Swiss Philosopher)
I have full cause of weeping, but this heart shall break into a hundred thousand flaws or ere I’ll weep.
—William Shakespeare (British Playwright)
The soul contains the event that shall befall it, for the event is only the actualization of its thoughts; and what we pray to ourselves for is always granted.
—Ralph Waldo Emerson (American Philosopher)