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Everyone sees what you appear to be, few experience what you really are.
If an injury has to be done to a man it should be so severe that his vengeance need not be feared.
The lion cannot protect himself from traps, and the fox cannot defend himself from wolves. One must therefore be a fox to recognize traps, and a lion to frighten wolves.
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The first method for estimating the intelligence of a ruler is to look at the men he has around him.
topics: philosophy  
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There is no other way to guard yourself against flattery than by making men understand that telling you the truth will not offend you.
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Never attempt to win by force what can be won by deception.
topics: deception  
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it is much safer to be feared than loved because ...love is preserved by the link of obligation which, owing to the baseness of men, is broken at every opportunity for their advantage; but fear preserves you by a dread of punishment which never fails.
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We are saved by faith alone, but the faith that saves is never alone.
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If you want to change the world, pick up your pen and write.
topics: change , impact , writing  
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So when the devil throws your sins in your face and declares that you deserve death and hell, tell him this: "I admit that I deserve death and hell, what of it? For I know One who suffered and made satisfaction on my behalf. His name is Jesus Christ, Son of God, and where He is there I shall be also!
topics: christianity  
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Because there are three classes of intellects: one which comprehends by itself; another which appreciates what others comprehend; and a third which neither comprehends by itself nor by the showing of others; the first is the most excellent, the second is good, the third is useless.
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I have so much to do that I shall spend the first three hours in prayer.
topics: prayer , religion  
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How we live is so different from how we ought to live that he who studies what ought to be done rather than what is done will learn the way to his downfall rather than to his preservation.
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This life therefore is not righteousness, but growth in righteousness, not health, but healing, not being but becoming, not rest but exercise. We are not yet what we shall be, but we are growing toward it, the process is not yet finished, but it is going on, this is not the end, but it is the road. All does not yet gleam in glory, but all is being purified.
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Where the willingness is great, the difficulties cannot be great.
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Men in general judge more by the sense of sight than by the sense of touch, because everyone can see but few can test by feeling. Everyone sees what you seem to be, few know what you really are; and those few do not dare take a stand against the general opinion.
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…he who seeks to deceive will always find someone who will allow himself to be deceived.
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The dog is the most faithful of animals and would be much esteemed were it not so common. Our Lord God has made His greatest gifts the commonest.
topics: animals , dogs  
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Since love and fear can hardly exist together, if we must choose between them, it is far safer to be feared than loved
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The vulgar crowd always is taken by appearances, and the world consists chiefly of the vulgar.
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