The greater the obstacle, the more glory we have in overcoming it; the difficulties with which we are met are the maids of honor which set off virtue.
Topics: One liners, Risk, Difficulty, Difficulties, Obstacles, Adversity
If everyone were clothed with integrity, if every heart were just, frank, kindly, the other virtues would be well-nigh useless, since their chief purpose is to make us bear with patience the injustice of our fellows.
Everyone has a right to his own course of action.
A wise man is superior to any insults which can be put upon him, and the best reply to unseemly behavior is patience and moderation.
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