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Truth is everybody is going to hurt you: you just gotta find the ones worth suffering for.
Man is the only creature that refuses to be what he is.
No one is born hating another person because of the color of his skin, or his background, or his religion. People must learn to hate, and if they can learn to hate, they can be taught to love, for love comes more naturally to the human heart than its opposite.
Never underestimate the power of stupid people in large groups.
Our life is what our thoughts make it.
Don’t wrestle with pigs. You both get dirty and the pig likes it.
Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes.
Great Ambition, unchecked by principle, or the love of Glory, is an unruly Tyrant.
Muddy water is best cleared by leaving it alone.
Nobody realizes that some people expend tremendous energy merely to be normal.
If all our happiness is bound up entirely in our personal circumstances it is difficult not to demand of life more than it has to give.
The deepest principle in human nature is the craving to be appreciated.
To be nobody-but-yourself – in a world which is doing its best, night and day, to make you everybody else – means to fight the hardest battle which any human being can fight; and never stop fighting.
To find a Buddha all you have to do is see your nature.
Calling someone a drama queen is so negative. Why not ‘content creator’?
It is very hard to dislike someone you have helped
We are shaped and fashioned by what we love.
Weakness of attitude becomes weakness of character.
Do not judge men by mere appearances; for the light laughter that bubbles on the lip often mantles over the depths of sadness, and the serious look may be the sober veil that covers a divine peace and joy.
It is human nature to overestimate the thing you’ve never had.
Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.
I think you gotta have an honesty and a humility about human nature and that it’s not about you at the end of the day.
To feel much for others and little for ourselves, that to restrain our selfish, and to indulge our benevolent affections, constitutes the perfection of human nature.
Our nature is to chase the teasing and elusive butterfly of happiness, not always to capture it.
No human being can be more human than another human being. I liberate you from my ignorance.
Love and work are the cornerstones of our humanness.
Race hate isn’t human nature; race hate is the abandonment of human nature.
Anger dwells only in the bosom of fools.
One of the most tragic things I know about human nature is that all of us tend to put off living.
I don’t like human nature, but I do like human beings.
All history is nothing but a continuous transformation of human nature.
In work we act under the predominant motive of external, rational necessities; in pleasure, under the predominant motive of other, equally general necessities of human nature. Rest or recreation is the element in which the personality seeks to renew its strength from these stimuli that exhaust the reserve of human resources. It’s an element introduced into life by the person himself.
Grief is the agony of an instant. The indulgence of grief the blunder of a life.
Slavery is such an atrocious debasement of human nature, that its very extirpation, if not performed with solicitous care, may sometimes open a source of serious evils.
A fondness for power is implanted in most men, and it is natural to abuse it when acquired.