"Our prayers should be for blessings in general, for God knows best what is good for us."
"Things turn out best for the people who make the best of the way things turn out."Socrates on John Wooden
"Experience hath shewn, that even under the best forms of government those entrusted with power have, in time, and by slow operations, perverted it into tyranny."Socrates on Thomas Jefferson
"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."Socrates on Theodore Roosevelt
"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."Socrates on e. e. cummings
"In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher."Socrates on Dalai Lama
"Be slow to fall into friendship but when thou art in, continue firm and constant."
"Beauty is a short-lived tyranny."
"Beauty is the bait which with delight allures man to enlarge his kind."
"He is a man of courage who does not run away, but remains at his post and fights against the enemy."
"Death may be the greatest of all human blessings."