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If you wish to glimpse inside a human soul and get to know a man, don't bother analyzing his ways of being silent, of talking, of weeping, of seeing how much he is moved by noble ideas you will get better results if you just watch him laugh. If he laughs well, he's a good man.
– Feodor Mikhailovich DostoyevskyRate it:
If you wish to know how much preferable wisdom is to gold, then observe: if you change gold you get silver for it, but your gold is gone; but if you exchange one sort of wisdom for another, you obtain fresh knowledge, and at the same time keep what you possessed before.
– The TalmudRate it:
If you wish to know the divine, feel the wind on your face and the warm sun on your back.
– Eido Tai Shimano RoshiRate it:
If you wish to know what a man is, make him king.
– Vikrant ParsaiRate it:
If you wish to know what a man is, place him in authority.
– Yugoslav ProverbRate it:
If you wish to preserve your secret, wrap it up in frankness.
– Alexander SmithRate it:
If you wish to reach the highest, begin at the lowest.
– Publilius SyrusRate it:
If you wish to succeed in life, make perseverance your bosom friend, experience your wise counselor, caution your elder brother, and hope your guardian genius.
– Joseph AddisonRate it:
If you wish your merit to be known, acknowledge that of other people.
– Oriental ProverbRate it:
If you wished to be loved, love.
– Lucius Annaeus SenecaRate it:
If you work for a man, in heavens name work for him!If he pays you wages that supply you your bread and butter, work for himspeak well of him, think well of him, stand by him and stand by the institution he represents. I think if I worked for a man I would work for him. I would not work for him a part of the time, and the rest of the time work against him. I would give an undivided service or none. If put to the pinch, an ounce of loyalty is worth a pound of cleverness.
– Elbert HubbardRate it:
If you would attain greatness, think no little thoughts.
– Author UnknownRate it:
If you would attain to what you are not yet, you must always be displeased by what you are. For where you are pleased with yourself there you have remained. Keep adding, keep walking, keep advancing.
– Saint AugustineRate it:
If you would be a real seeker after truth, it is necessary that at least once in your life you doubt, as far as possible, all things.
– Rene DescartesRate it:
If you would be known, and not know, vegetate in a village If you would know, and not be known, live in a city.
– Charles Caleb ColtonRate it:
If you would be known, and not know, vegetate in a village; If you would know, and not be known, live in a city.
– Charles Caleb ColtonRate it:
If you would be loved, love and be lovable.
– Benjamin FranklinRate it:
If you would be pope, you must think of nothing else.
– Danish proverbRate it:
If you would be pungent, be brief for it is with words as with sunbeams - the more they are condensed, the deeper they burn.
– Robert SoutheyRate it:
If you would be pungent, be brief; for it is with words as with sunbeams - the more they are condensed, the deeper they burn.
– Robert SoutheyRate it:
If you would be unloved and forgotten, be reasonable.
– Kurt Vonnegut, God Bless You, Mr. RosewaterRate it:
If you would be wealthy, think of saving as well as getting.
– Benjamin FranklinRate it:
If you would convince a man that he does wrong, do right. Men will believe what they see.
– Henry David ThoreauRate it:
If you would cure anger, do not feed it. Say to yourself 'I used to be angry every day then every other day now only every third or fourth day.' When you reach thirty days offer a sacrifice of thanksgiving to the gods.
– EpictetusRate it:
If you would know strength and patience, welcome the company of trees.
– Hal BorlandRate it:

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