If you injure your neighbour, better not do it by halves.
George Bernard Shaw
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Life is a disease; and the only difference between one man and another is the stage of the disease at which he lives. You are always at the crisis: I am always in the convalescent stage.
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The way it is now, the asylums can hold the sane people but if we tried to shut up the insane we would run out of building materials.
To have a great man for a friend seems pleasant to those who have never tried it; those who have, fear it.
The teacher reminded us that Romes liberties were not auctioned off in a day, but were bought slowly, gradually, furtively, little by little; first with a little corn and oil for the exceedingly poor and wretched, later with corn and oil for voters who were not quite so poor, later still with corn and oil for pretty much every man that had a vote to sellexactly our own history over again.
In the end, people will judge you anyway, so don’t live our life impressing other – live your life impressing yourself.
Every burned book or house enlightens the world; every suppressed or expunged word reverberates through the earth from side to side.
Other men are lenses through which we read our own minds. Each man seeks those of different quality from his own, and such as are good of their kind; that is, he seeks other men, and the rest.
Never lose an opportunity of seeing anything that is beautiful; for beauty is God’s handwriting – a wayside sacrament. Welcome it in every fair face, in every fair sky, in every fair flower, and thank God for it as a cup of blessing.