I am sorry to think that you do not get a man's most effective criticism until you provoke him. Severe truth is expressed with some bitterness.
Quote by Henry David Thoreau
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To say that a man is your Friend, means commonly no more than this, that...
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Men are born to succeed, not fail.
We should distrust any enterprise that requires new clothes.
It is true, I never assisted the sun materially in his rising, but doubt not,...
An unclean person is universally a slothful one.
Love is an attempt to change a piece of a dream-world into reality
Morality is how you go about getting what you want without screwing anybody to get...
Goodness is the only investment that never fails.
To him whose elastic and vigorous thought keeps pace with the sun, the day is...
There are moments when all anxiety and stated toil are becalmed in the infinite leisure...
Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it.
Speech is for the convenience of those who are hard of hearing; but there are...
Public opinion is a weak tyrant, compared with our private opinion - what a man...
That aim in life is highest which requires the highest and finest discipline.
To a philosopher all news, as it is called, is gossip, and they who edit...
Do what nobody else can do for you. Omit to do anything else.
Night is certainly more novel and less profane than day.
Not until we are lost do we begin to understand ourselves.