Quotes on character


Life is either a daring adventure or nothing.

~ Hellen Keller

As we reach midlife . we are not prepared for the idea that time can run out on us, or for the startling truth that if we don't hurry to pursue our own definition of a meaningful existence, life can become a repetition of trivial maintenance duties.

~ Gail Sheehy

Man is fed with fables through life, and leaves it in the belief he knows something of what has been passing, when in truth he has known nothing but what has passed under his own eye.

~ Thomas Jefferson

No race can prosper till it learns that there is as much dignity in tilling a field as in writing a poem.

~ Booker T. Washington

There are three rules for writing the novel. Unfortunately, no one knows what they are.

~ W. Somerset Maugham

Man is ready to die for an idea, provided that idea is not quite clear to him.

~ Paul Eldridge

N.B. Fear itself. See also H. D. Thoreau.

~ Franklin D. Roosevelt

Nothing happens to anybody which he is not fitted by nature to bear.

~ Marcus Aurelius Antoninus

Those who stand strong will stand forever.

~ Joshua D. Clark

Every act of dishonesty has at least two victims the one we think of as the victim, and the perpetrator as well. Each little dishonesty ... makes another little rotten spot somewhere in the perpetrator's psyche.

~ Lesley Conger

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