A wise man is superior to any insults which can be put upon him, and the best reply to unseemly behavior is patience and moderation.Molire
Monotony is the awful reward of the careful.A. G. Buckham
They talk most who have the least to say.Matthew Prior
Whatever you are by nature, keep to it; never desert your line of talent. Be what nature intended you for and you will succeed.Sydney Smith
Be nice to everyone on your way to the top because you pass them all on the way down.Fred Hufnagel, Sr.
Truth, like gold, is to be obtained not by its growth, but by washing away from it all that is not gold.Leo Tolstoy
The recognition that no knowledge can be complete, no metaphor entire, is itself humanizing. It counteracts fanaticism. It grants even to adversaries the possibility of partial truth, and to oneself the possibility of error.
In times of prosperity friends will be plenty, in times of adversity not one in twenty.
No more important duty can be urged upon those who are entering the great theater of life than simple loyalty to their best convictions.