Aphorisms, sayings and quotes    



Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.
By theme : Behavior  

The most important single ingredient in the formula of success is knowing how to get along with people.
By theme : Relations   Success  

Wars are, of course, as a rule to be avoided; but they are far better than certain kinds of peace.
By theme : War  

Of all forms of tyranny the least attractive and the most vulgar is the tyranny of mere wealth, the tyranny of plutocracy.
By theme : Politics   Wealth  

In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing, the next best thing is the wrong thing, and the worst thing you can do is nothing.
By theme : Behavior   Philosophy   Wisdom  

The only man who never makes a mistake is the man who never does anything.
By theme : Behavior   Wisdom  

Nine-tenths of wisdom consists in being wise in time.
By theme : Time   Wisdom  

Don`t hit at all if it is honorably possible to avoid hitting; but never hit softly.
By theme : Behavior   Politics  

Justice consists not in being neutral between right and wrong, but in finding out the right and upholding it, wherever found, against the wrong.
By theme : Philosophy   Society  

A man who has never gone to school may steal from a freight car; but if he has a university education, he may steal the whole railroad.
By theme : Education   Person   Wit  

To educate a man in mind and not in morals is to educate a menace to society.
By theme : Education   Society  

 
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