The ablest man I ever met is the man you think you are.
—Franklin D. Roosevelt (American Head of State)
There’s no way that you can live an adequate life without many mistakes. In fact, one trick in life is to get so you can handle mistakes. Failure to handle psychological denial is a common way for people to go broke.
—Charlie Munger (American Investor, Philanthropist)
We gain strength from other people. We give strength to each other.
—Rudy Giuliani (American Politician)
Women hate everything which strips off the tinsel of sentiment, and they are right, or it would rob them of their weapons.
—Lord Byron (George Gordon Byron) (English Romantic Poet)
Beware of entrance to a quarrel; but, being in, bear it that the opposer may beware of thee.
—William Shakespeare (British Playwright)
When it comes to the point, really bad men are just as rare as really good ones.
—George Bernard Shaw (Irish Playwright)
It is time for parents to teach young people early on that in diversity there is beauty and there is strength.
—Maya Angelou (American Poet)
Whether you find satisfaction in life depends not on your tale of years, but on your will.
—Michel de Montaigne (French Essayist)
No effort that we make to attain something beautiful is ever lost. Sometime, somewhere, somehow we shall find that which we seek.
—Helen Keller (American Author)
Seek not the favor of the multitude; it is seldom got by honest and lawful means. But seek the testimony of the few: and number not voices, but weigh them.
—Immanuel Kant (Prussian German Philosopher)
The only good is knowledge and the only evil is ignorance.
—Socrates (Anceient Greek Philosopher)
A name is a kind of face whereby one is known; wherefore taking a false name is a kind of visard whereby men disguise themselves.
—Thomas Fuller (English Cleric, Historian)
He that has done you a kindness will be more ready to do you another, than he whom you yourself have obliged.
—Benjamin Franklin (American Founding Father, Inventor)
Old age is the most unexpected of all the things that can happen to a man.
—Leon Trotsky (Russian Revolutionary)