Let a man’s talents or virtues be what they may, he will only feel satisfaction in his society as he is satisfied in himself.
—William Hazlitt (English Essayist)
Act so that the maxim of your act could be made the principle of a universal law.
—Immanuel Kant (Prussian German Philosopher)
I hate it in friends when they come too late to help.
—Euripides (Ancient Greek Dramatist)
Hope is a prodigal young heir, and experience is his banker, but his drafts are seldom honored since there is often a heavy balance against him, because he draws largely on a small capital and is not yet in possession.
—Charles Caleb Colton (English Angelic Priest)
We degrade life by our follies and vices, and then complain that the unhappiness which is only their accompaniment is inherent in the constitution of things.
—Christian Nestell Bovee
I am accustomed to sleep, and in my dreams to imagine the same things that lunatics imagine when awake.
—Rene Descartes (French Philosopher, Mathematician)
No one’s a leader if there are no followers.
—Malcolm Forbes (American Publisher)
Positive anything is better than negative nothing.
—Elbert Hubbard (American Writer)
Time is a fluid condition which has no existence except in the momentary avatars of individual people.
—William Faulkner (American Novelist)
Hope is the most beneficial of all the affections, and doth much to the prolongation of life, if it be not too often frustrated; but entertaineth the fancy with an expectation of good.
—Francis Bacon (English Philosopher)
Surmounting difficulty is the crucible that forms character.
—Tony Robbins (American Actor Author)
Your expectations opens or closes the doors of your supply, If you expect grand things, and work honestly for them, they will come to you, your supply will correspond with your expectation.
—Orison Swett Marden (American New Thought Writer)