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The true measure of a man is how he treats someone
by Samuel Johnson

The true measure of a man is how he treats someone
who can do him absolutely no good.
- Samuel Johnson

Marriage is the triumph of imagination over intelligence.
Second marriage is the triumph of hope over experience.
- Samuel Johnson [also attributed to Oscar Wilde]

The feeling of friendship is like that
of being comfortably filled with roast beef;
love, like being enlivened with champagne.
- Samuel Johnson

The chains of habit are too weak to be felt
until they are too strong to be broken.
- Samuel Johnson


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Self-confidence is the first requisite to great undertakings.
- Samuel Johnson

If a man does not make new acquaintances
as he advances through life,
he will soon find himself alone.
A man, sir, should keep his friendships in constant repair.
- Samuel Johnson

Great works are performed not by strength,
but by perseverance.
- Samuel Johnson


 

A wise man will make haste to forgive,
because he knows the true value of time,
and will not suffer it to pass away in unnecessary pain.
- Samuel Johnson

Children, cartoon animals, comedians,
and space aliens can get away with saying
what the rest of us are afraid is true,
but are embarrassed to talk about.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

True friendship's laws are by this rule express'd,
Welcome the coming, speed the parting guest.
- Alexander Pope

A true friend is one who
overlooks your failures
and tolerates your success.
- Doug Larson

True believers just don't see things the way they are,
because if they did, they wouldn't be true believers anymore.
- Philip Caputo

True love comes quietly,
without banners or flashing lights.
If you hear bells, get your ears checked.
- Erich Segal

True love is like ghosts,
which everyone talks about and few have seen.
- Francois de La Rochefoucauld

I don't care what anybody says about me
as long as it isn't true.
- Truman Capote

This above all, to thine own self be true.
- William Shakespeare

All our dreams can come true,
if we have the courage to pursue them.
- Walt Disney

It is sad but unfortunately true that
man learns nothing from history.
- Carl Jung

If it's true that our species is alone in the universe,
then I'd have to say that the universe
aimed rather low and settled for very little.
- George Carlin

Faith: not wanting to know what is true.
- Friedrich Nietzsche

Religion is regarded by the common people as true,
by the wise as false, and by the rulers as useful.
- Lucius Annaeus Seneca

A true friend stabs you in the front.
- Oscar Wilde

There are a terrible lot of lies going about the world,
and the worst of it is that half of them are true.
- Winston Churchill

The only true love is love at first sight;
second sight dispels it.
- Israel Zangwill

The true mystery of the world is the visible, not the invisible.
- Oscar Wilde

You do not need anyone's permission to be your true self.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Play with life, laugh with life,
dance lightly with life,
and smile at the riddles of life,
knowing that life's only true lessons
are writ small in the margin.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Where there is shouting, there is no true knowledge.
- Leonardo da Vinci

People are stupid;
given proper motivation, almost anyone will believe almost anything.
Because people are stupid, they will believe a lie
because they want to believe it's true,
or because they are afraid it might be true.
- Terry Goodkind

Every religion is true one way or another.
It is true when understood metaphorically.
But when it gets stuck in its own metaphors,
interpreting them as facts, then you are in trouble.
- Joseph Campbell

True love is a process of co-creation
in which neither feels ownership or superiority.
Jealousy is a highly destructive force
for love and relationships.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I do not need anyone's permission to be my true self.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

A true friend is someone who
thinks that you are a good egg
even though he knows that
you are slightly cracked.
- Bernard Meltzer

The true meaning of life is to plant trees,
under whose shade you do not expect to sit.
- Nelson Henderson

The book of life is filled with incoherent riddles.
Life's true lessons are inscribed in a corner of the margin.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The course of true love never did run smooth.
- William Shakespeare

If I try to be like him, who will be like me?
- Yiddish proverb

I used to believe in forever, but forever's too good to be true.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

Your inner thoughts reveal your true nature.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Man prefers to believe what he prefers to be true.
- Francis Bacon

The secret of making dreams come true
can be summarized in four C's.
They are Curiosity, Confidence, Courage, and Constancy;
and the greatest of these is Confidence.
- Walt Disney

The WORK
1.Is it true?
2.Can you absolutely know that it's true?
3.How do you react when you think that thought?
4.Who would you be without the thought?
- Byron Katie

For those of true faith, death is not a time to mourn,
but a time to celebrate returning to the Creator.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Those who realize their folly are not true fools.
- Zhuangzi

True friendship is never serene.
- Marquise de Sevigne

True Love burns the brightest,
But the brightest flames leave the deepest scars.
- Anonymous

True friendship is like sound health;
the value of it is seldom known until it be lost.
- Charles Caleb Colton

However rare true love may be,
it is less so than true friendship.
- Francois de La Rochefoucauld

Under a government which imprisons any unjustly,
the true place for a just man is also a prison.
- Henry David Thoreau

True religion is real living;
living with all one's soul,
with all one's goodness and righteousness.
- Albert Einstein

Smile at the riddles of life,
knowing that life's only true lessons
are writ small in the margin.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

True friendship is a plant of slow growth,
and must undergo and withstand the shocks of adversity
before it is entitled to the appellation.
- George Washington

True wisdom comes to each of us when we realize
how little we understand about life,
ourselves, and the world around us.
- Socrates

Knowledge is happiness, because to have knowledge -
broad, deep knowledge - is to know true ends from false,
and lofty things from low.
- Helen Keller

Guys are like stars, there are millions of them,
but only one to make your dreams come true.
- Anonymous

Follow your instincts.
That's where true wisdom manifests itself.
- Oprah Winfrey

Only one who devotes himself to a cause
with his whole strength and soul
can be a true master.
For this reason mastery demands all of a person.
- Albert Einstein

The True Surprise is that
So Many of Us have Evolved So Rapidly.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Know that your true self,
a spiritual being,
is always perfect.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The True Path is the path on which
there is no coming and no going.
- Traditional Zen Koan

Compassion and generosity must be the heart of any true religion.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If we all worked on the assumption that what is accepted as true
were really true, there would be little hope of advance.
- Orville Wright

True happiness... is not attained
through self-gratification,
but through fidelity to a worthy purpose.
- Helen Keller

To thine own self be true.
- William Shakespeare

True friends are those who lift you up
when your heart's wings forget how to fly.
- Anonymous

Mastering others is strength.
Mastering yourself is true power.
- Lao Tzu

True love has no limits.
- Anonymous

In true friendship, one can express
anything and everything without feeling ashamed
or afraid of being rejected.
- Aparna Chatterjee

In the sky, there is no distinction of east and west;
people create distinctions out of their own minds
and then believe them to be true.
- The Buddha

Far from idleness being the root of all evil,
it is rather the only true good.
- Soren Kierkegaard

Only those who have learned the power
of sincere and selfless contribution
experience life's deepest joy: true fulfillment.
- Tony Robbins


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