I love my past. I love my present. I'm not ashamed of what I've had, and I'm not sad because I have it no longer.

When you cannot get a compliment any other way pay yourself one.

To repeat what others have said, requires education; to challenge it, requires brains.

Whenever you commend, add your reasons for doing so; it is this which distinguishes the approbation of a man of sense from the flattery of sycophants and admiration of fools.

Ask, and it shall be given you; Seek, and ye shall find; Knock, and it shall be opened unto you.

Andre Gide

There are admirable potentialities in every human being. Believe in your strength and your youth. Learn to repeat endlessly to yourself, "It all depends on me."

Dr. Karl Menninger

Set up as an ideal the facing of reality as honestly and as cheerfully as possible.

Never tell a man you can read him through and through; most people prefer to be thought enigmas.

I begin to think, that a calm is not desirable in any situation in life... Man was made for action and for bustle too, I believe.


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