Quotes- March 2014

There is perhaps no one of our natural passions so hard to subdue as pride; disguise it, struggle with it, beat it down, stifle it, mortifying it as much as one pleases, it is still alive and will every now and then peep out and show itself.

-Ben Franklin

Whenever someone talks about something that has nothing to do with them (like offering an opinion on a book), they are talking about themselves not that thing.

-Tucker Max

Unless you really understand others, you can hardly attain your own self-understanding.

-Miyamoto Musashi

Self-reflection encourages great bravery. Rationalization is your greatest enemy.

-Awa Kenzo

Talent is a wonderful thing, but it won’t carry a quitter.

-Stephen King

The way to get good ideas is to get lots of ideas and throw the bad ones away.

-Linus Pauling

Explaining things that matter: Be simple. Then simpler than that. Just say what happens. The part of reality that any given person needs to know is naturally riveting to them.

-Anne Herbert

In media, it doesn’t matter if you’re right. It matters if you’re understood.

-Tucker Max

No man ever served God by doing things tomorrow.

-Charles Spurgeon

But the human tongue is a beast that few can master. It strains constantly to break out of its cage, and if it is not tamed, it will run wild and cause you grief. Power cannot accrue to those who squander their treasure of words.

-Robert Greene

The truth is generally seen, rarely heard.

-Baltasar Gracian

Every normal man must be tempted at times to spit on his hands, hoist the black flag, and begin to slit throats.

-HL Mencken


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