1/All human actions have one or more of these seven causes: chance, nature, compulsion, habit, passion, and desire.
2/It is better to be violent, if there is violence in our heart, then to put on the clock of nonviolence to cover impotence.
3/And thus I clothe my naked villainy
With old odd ends, stol’n forth of holy writ
And seen a saint, when most play the devil.
4/I have Always thought the actions of men the best interpreters of their thoughts.
5/Men acquire a particular quality by constantly acting a particular way…you become just by performing just actions, temperate by performing temperate actions, brave by performing brave actions.
6/Always forgive your enemies ; nothing annoys them so much.
7/An honest man can feel no pleasure in the exercise of power over his fellow citizens.
8/Men are born with two eyes but only one tongue, in order that they should see twice as much as they say.
-Charles Caleb Colten.
9/I must be cruel only to be kind, thus bad begins and worse remains behind.
10/The greatest discovery of my generation is that a human being can alter his life by altering his attitudes of mind.