Flatter me, and I may not believe you. Criticize me, and I may not like you. Ignore me, and I may not forgive you. Encourage me, and I will not forget you.
Ambition is like hunger; it obeys no law but its appetite.
We should be slower to think that the man at his worst is the real man, and certain that the better we are ourselves the less likely is he to be at his worst in our company. Every time he talks away his own character before us he is signifying contempt for ours.
Walking is also an ambulation of mind.
It has been said that a pretty face is a passport. But it’s not, it’s a visa, and it runs out fast.
There is a foolish corner in the brain of the wisest man.
Talent develops in tranquility, character in the full current of human life.
Those who cannot forgive others break the bridge over which they themselves must pass.