Dignity consists not in possessing honors, but in the consciousness that we deserve them.
It is better to deserve honors and not have them than to have them and not deserve them.
- Mark Twain
Courage is the discovery that you may not win, and trying when you know you can lose.
- Tom Krause
An eye for eye only ends up making the whole world blind.
- M.K. Gandhi
Lots of times you have to pretend to join a parade in which you're not really interested in order to get where you're going.
- Christopher Darlington Morley
Never look down on anybody unless you're helping him up.
- Jesse Jackson
Whenever you're in conflict with someone, there is one factor that can make the difference between damaging your relationship and deepening it. That factor is attitude.
- William James
Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.
- Mark Twain
While contemplating the objects of the senses, a person develops attachment for them. From Such attachment comes lust, then anger, illusion, bewilderment of memory and loss of intelligence, and then one falls down into the material cycle of birth and death.
- Bhagavad Gita
Ordinary riches can be stolen, real riches cannot. In your soul are infinitely precious things that cannot be taken from you.
- Oscar Wilde
With fame I become more and more stupid, which of course is a very common phenomenon.
- Albert Einstein
You can have everything in life that you want if you just give enough other people what they want.
- Zig Ziglar
Wise men talk because they have something to say; fools, because they have to say something.
God is really only another artist. He invented the giraffe, the elephant, and the cat. He has no real style. He just keeps on trying other things.
- Pablo Picasso
Anyone who trades liberty for security deserves neither liberty nor security.
- Benjamin Franklin
Fame is a pearl many dive for and only a few bring up. Even when they do, it is not perfect, and they sigh for more, and lose better things in struggling for them.
- Louisa May Alcott
In life we all have an unspeakable secret, an irreversible regret, an unreachable dream and an unforgettable love.
- Diego Marchi
Common looking people are the best in the world: that is the reason the Lord makes so many of them.
- Abraham Lincoln
Worldly fame is but a breath of wind that blows now this way, and now that, and changes name as it changes direction.
- Dante Alighieri
The greatest barrier to success is the fear of failure.
- Sven Goran Eriksson