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The cynic is one who never sees a good quality in a man, and never fails to see a bad one.

    Author: Henry Ward Beecher

The cynic puts all human actions into two classes - openly bad and secretly bad.

    Author: Henry Ward Beecher

No one is so thoroughly superstitious as the godless man.

    Author: Harriet Beecher Stowe

Be good, sweet maid, and let who will be clever; do noble things, not dream them all day long; and so make life, death, and that vast forever one grand, sweet song.

    Author: Charles Kingsley

Character is always lost when a high ideal is sacrificied on the altar of conformity and popularity.

    Author: Charles Spurgeon

A good character is the best tombstone. Those who loved you and were helped by you will remember you when forget-me-nots have withered. Carve your name on hearts, not on marble.

    Author: Charles Spurgeon

No one knows who is listening, say nothing you would not wish put in the newspapers.

    Author: Charles Spurgeon

First, Resolve upon, and daily endeavour to practise, a life of seriousness and strict sobriety.

    Author: David Brainerd

Fools are without number.

    Author: Desiderius Erasmus

It is the characteristic excellence of the strong man that he can bring momentous issues to the fore and make a decision about them. The weak are always forced to decide between alternatives they have not chosen themselves.

    Author: Dietrich Bonhoeffer

It is the nature, and the advantage, of strong people that they can bring out the crucial questions and form a clear opinion about them. The weak always have to decide between alternatives that are not their own.

    Author: Dietrich Bonhoeffer

A man that studieth revenge keeps his own wounds green.

    Author: Francis Bacon

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