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«Man is mortal. Everyone has to die some day or the other. But one must resolve to lay down one's life in enriching the noble ideals of self-respect and in bettering one's human life. We are not slaves. Nothing is more disgraceful for a brave man than to live life devoid of self-respect.»
«Better than a thousand hollow words, is one word that brings peace.»
«A slave has but one master; an ambitious man has as many masters as there are people who may be useful in bettering his position.»
Author: Jean de la Bruyere | About: Slavery | Keywords: ambitious, bettering
«Don't wish it were easier, wish you were better.»
«It is better to deserve honors and not have them than to have them and not to deserve them.»
«If education is always to be conceived along the same antiquated lines of a mere transmission of knowledge, there is little to be hoped from it in the bettering of man's future.»
«If most of us are ashamed of shabby clothes and shoddy furniture, let us be more ashamed of shabby ideas and shoddy philosophies... It would be a sad situation if the wrapper were better than the meat wrapped inside it.»
«I find that the further I go back, the better things were, whether they happened or not.»
«Forbear to sleep the nights, and fast the days; Compare dead happiness with living woe; Think that thy babes were fairer than they were, And he that slew them fouler than he is: Bettering thy loss makes the bad causer worse: Revolving this will teach»
«I, thus neglecting worldly ends, all dedicatedTo closeness and the bettering of my mind.»