|For beautiful eyes, look for the good in others; for beautiful lips, speak only words of kindness; and for poise, walk with the knowledge that you are never alone.
– Audrey Hepburn (1929-1993)
|It’s really a wonder that I haven’t dropped all my ideals, because they seem so absurd and impossible to carry out. Yet I keep them. because in spite of everything I still believe that people are really good at heart.
– Anne Frank (19291945)
|The ideals which have always shone before me and filled me with the joy of living are goodness, beauty, and truth. To make a goal of comfort or happiness has never appealed to me; a system of ethics built on this basis would be sufficient only for a herd of cattle.
– Albert Einstein (1879-1955)
|As I know more of mankind I expect less of them, and am ready now to call a man a good man, upon easier terms than I was formerly.
– Samuel Johnson (1709-1784)
|In order to get power and retain it, it is necessary to love power; but love of power is not connected with goodness but with qualities that are the opposite of goodness, such as pride, cunning, and cruelty.
– Leo Tolstoy (1828-1910)