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One of the most beautiful qualities of true friendship is to understand and to be understood.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
I look for these qualities and characteristics in people. Honesty is number one, respect, and absolutely the third would have to be loyalty.
Wisdom, compassion, and courage are the three universally recognized moral qualities of men.
Courage is rightly esteemed the first of human qualities... because it is the quality which guarantees all others.
A woman has to be intelligent, have charm, a sense of humor, and be kind. It's the same qualities I require from a man.
I look only to the good qualities of men. Not being faultless myself, I won't presume to probe into the faults of others.
Love is the expression of one's values, the greatest reward you can earn for the moral qualities you have achieved in your character and person, the emotional price paid by one man for the joy he receives from the virtues of another.
Courage is the first of human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees the others.
At 30 a man should know himself like the palm of his hand, know the exact number of his defects and qualities, know how far he can go, foretell his failures - be what he is. And, above all, accept these things.
My message, especially to young people is to have courage to think differently, courage to invent, to travel the unexplored path, courage to discover the impossible and to conquer the problems and succeed. These are great qualities that they must work towards. This is my message to the young people.
The faults of the burglar are the qualities of the financier.
George Bernard Shaw
Authority is not a quality one person 'has,' in the sense that he has property or physical qualities. Authority refers to an interpersonal relation in which one person looks upon another as somebody superior to him.
We are born at a given moment, in a given place and, like vintage years of wine, we have the qualities of the year and of the season of which we are born. Astrology does not lay claim to anything more.
The overwhelming majority of Americans are possessed of two great qualities a sense of humor and a sense of proportion.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
It's not beauty but fine qualities, my girl, that keep a husband.
One sees qualities at a distance and defects at close range.
Two qualities are indispensable: first, an intellect that, even in the darkest hour, retains some glimmerings of the inner light which leads to truth; and second, the courage to follow this faint light wherever it may lead.
Karl Von Clausewitz
We must, however, acknowledge, as it seems to me, that man with all his noble qualities... still bears in his bodily frame the indelible stamp of his lowly origin.
The sure mark of one born with noble qualities is being born without envy.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
For all right judgment of any man or things it is useful, nay, essential, to see his good qualities before pronouncing on his bad.
Nothing endures but personal qualities.
Sometimes, indeed, there is such a discrepancy between the genius and his human qualities that one has to ask oneself whether a little less talent might not have been better.
When you're in love you never really know whether your elation comes from the qualities of the one you love, or if it attributes them to her; whether the light which surrounds her like a halo comes from you, from her, or from the meeting of your sparks.
Natalie Clifford Barney
Let us carefully observe those good qualities wherein our enemies excel us; and endeavor to excel them, by avoiding what is faulty, and imitating what is excellent in them.
We never love a person, but only qualities.
It is not enough to have great qualities; We should also have the management of them.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
You will find as you grow older that courage is the rarest of all qualities to be found in public life.
Americans admire a people who can scratch a desert and produce a garden. The Israelis have shown qualities that Americans identify with: guts, patriotism, idealism, a passion for freedom. I have seen it. I know. I believe that.
Richard M. Nixon
To rely upon conviction, devotion, and other excellent spiritual qualities; that is not to be taken seriously in politics.
Almost every man wastes part of his life attempting to display qualities which he does not possess.
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