When you start loving, your character becomes like the positive side of a magnet and the one you love becomes negative, that pulls people close to you in union, and becomes very difficult to separate.
A real man can use power, rather than let power use him
You have to imprint your own style. People like authentic personalities.
The newly-minted captain admits the irony between the gold on his shoulders and the lack of gold in his pockets.
Resilient communities relied on informal networks of deep trust to contend with and heal disruption.
Nobody should be whipped. Remember that, once and for all. Neither man nor animal can be influenced by anything but suggestion.
My students often ask me, ‘What is sociology?’ And I tell them, ‘It’s the study of the way in which human beings are shaped by things that they don’t see.
I do not think there is a person in this world who has been a more ardent admirer of him than I have been. His life and work have been an inspiration to the whole earth, shedding light in the dark places which so sadly needed light. His memory calls forth my most sincere homage, love, and esteem.
(Burbank on the great Robert Ingersoll, whom he admired so much that he requested Ingersoll’s eulogy for his brother, Ebon Ingersoll, to be read at his own funeral)
Explain the value and justify the cost – People don’t mind paying; they just don’t like to overpay.
Even the heaviest rocks don’t make a very big splash.