Monday, June 25, 2012

Insightful quotes and reflections on human nature and character :Parte 2

Gabriel Picart Art

Almost all of us long for peace and freedom; but very few of us have much enthusiasm for the thoughts, feelings, and actions that make for peace and freedom.
Aldous Huxley

If you would convince a man that he does wrong, do right. But do not care to convince him. Men will believe what they see. Let them see.
Henry David Thoreau

As no roads are so rough as those that have just been mended, so no sinners are so intolerant as those that have just turned saints.
Charles Caleb Colton

When a stupid man is doing something he is ashamed of, he always declares that it is his duty.
George Bernard Shaw

We have two kinds of morality side by side: one which we preach but do not practice and another which we practice but seldom preach.
Bertrand Russell

Many of us believe that wrongs aren't wrong if it's done by nice people like ourselves.
Author Unknown

Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man’s character, give him power
Abraham Lincoln

You can easily judge the character of a man by how he treats those who can do nothing for him.
James D. Miles

Your religion is what you do when the sermon is over.
H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

The essence of immorality is the tendency to make an exception of myself.
Jane Addams

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