I hate the irreverent rabble and keep them far from me.
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Ordinary people seem not to realize that those who really apply themselves in the right way to philosophy are directly and of their own accord preparing themselves for dying and death.
The greatest compliment that was ever paid me was when one asked what I thought, and attended to my answer.
All endeavor calls for the ability to tramp the last mile, shape the last plan, endure the last hours toil. The fight to the finish spirit is the one… characteristic we must posses if we are to face the future as finishers.
Life is too precious to be spent in this weaving and unweaving of false impressions, and it is better to live quietly under some degree of misrepresentation than to attempt to remove it by the uncertain process of letter-writing.
When people do not respect us we are sharply offended; yet deep down in his private heart no man much respects himself.
Strength doesn’t come from what you can do. It comes from overcoming the things you once thought you couldn’t.
Have good trust in yourself … not in the One that you think you should be, but in the One that you are.