Waste no more time arguing about what a good man should be. Be one.
Quote by Marcus Aurelius
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A man's worth is no greater than his ambitions.
Dig within. Within is the wellspring of Good and it is always ready to bubble up, if you just dig.
Nothing has such power to broaden the mind as the ability to investigate systematically and truly all that comes under thy observation in life.
Natural ability without education has more often raised a man to glory and virtue than education without natural ability.
The happiness of your life depends upon the quality of your thoughts: therefore, guard accordingly, and take care that you entertain no notions unsuitable to virtue and reasonable nature.
Begin - to begin is half the work, let half still remain again begin this, and thou wilt have finished.
Tomorrow is nothing, today is too late the good lived yesterday.
Anger cannot be dishonest.
Loss is nothing else but change, and change is Nature's delight.
Look within. Within is the fountain of good, and it will ever bubble up, if thou wilt ever dig.
You all know that I have been sustained throughout my life by three saving graces - my family, my friends, and a faith in the power of resilience and hope. These graces have carried me through difficult times and they have brought more joy to the good times than I ever could have imagined.
It is wonderful how much time good people spend fighting the devil. If they would only expend the same amount of energy loving their fellow men, the devil would die in his own tracks of ennui.
Everything that is done in the world is done by hope.
Making recess appointments when the Senate isn't in recess is neither rational nor moderate. It's a raw misuse of executive power by a president whose love of government is his most vulnerable spot with the electorate.
It's to paint directly on the canvas without any funny business, as it were, and I use almost pure turpentine to start with, adding oil as I go along until the medium becomes pure oil. I use as little oil as I can possibly help, and that's my method.
Everyone believes very easily whatever they fear or desire.
If you cannot do great things, do small things in a great way.
One friend in a lifetime is much, two are many, three are hardly possible. Friendship needs a certain parallelism of life, a community of thought, a rivalry of aim.
I've only ever wanted to be a singer I never wanted to be famous.
What Churchill described as the twin marauders of war and tyranny have been almost entirely banished from our continent. Today, hundreds of millions dwell in freedom, from the Baltic to the Adriatic, from the Western Approaches to the Aegean.