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The soul's impurity consists in bad judgments, and purification consists in producing in it right judgments, and the pure soul read more

The soul's impurity consists in bad judgments, and purification consists in producing in it right judgments, and the pure soul is one which has right judgments.

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Take good hold of instruction and don't let her go, keep her for she is your life.

Take good hold of instruction and don't let her go, keep her for she is your life.

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If you once forfeit the confidence of your fellow citizens, you can never regain their respect and esteem. You may read more

If you once forfeit the confidence of your fellow citizens, you can never regain their respect and esteem. You may fool all of the people some of the time; you can even fool some of the people all the time; but you can't fool all of the people all of the time.

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It is only as we develop others that we permanently succeed.

It is only as we develop others that we permanently succeed.

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Every man gets a narrower and narrower field of knowledge in which he must be an expert in order to read more

Every man gets a narrower and narrower field of knowledge in which he must be an expert in order to compete with other people. The specialist knows more and more about less and less and finally knows everything about nothing.

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The most wonderfully complex fictional character is much less complicated than the most boring actual person.

The most wonderfully complex fictional character is much less complicated than the most boring actual person.

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There is as much difference between the counsel that a friend giveth, and that a man giveth himself, as there read more

There is as much difference between the counsel that a friend giveth, and that a man giveth himself, as there is between the counsel of a friend and a flatterer.

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Indecision is debilitating; it feeds upon itself; it is, one might almost say, habit-forming. Not only that, but it is read more

Indecision is debilitating; it feeds upon itself; it is, one might almost say, habit-forming. Not only that, but it is contagious; it transmits itself to others.

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Shallow understanding from people of good will is more frustrating than absolute misunderstanding from people of ill will. Lukewarm acceptance read more

Shallow understanding from people of good will is more frustrating than absolute misunderstanding from people of ill will. Lukewarm acceptance is much more bewildering than outright rejection.

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