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Bryant H. Mcgill Quotes

Many openly show discontentment with their looks, but few with their intelligence. I, however, assure you there are many more plain minds than faces.

Most people do not actually know how to think for themselves, and unfortunately that prevents them from even knowing it.

Never expect a loan to a friend to be paid back if you want to keep that friend.

No one is more insufferable than he who lacks basic courtesy.

No time is better spent than that spent in the service of your fellow man.

One column of truth cannot hold an institution of ideas from falling into ignorance. It is wiser that a person of prudence and purpose save his strength for battles that can be won.

One of the most important things one can do in life is to brutally question every single thing you are taught.

One of the most sincere forms of respect is actually listening to what another has to say.

Our understanding of the world around us is constantly being redefined and expanded, and so therefore, it is wiser to be passionate about seeking for truth than knowing it.

Remember that the greatest fool in the world may ask more than the wisest man can answer.

Self-made men often worship their creator.

Sometimes power is all a person has, so they will protect it even unto their own destruction, for without power they have nothing.

Suffering is one of life's great teachers.

Take without forgetting, and give without remembering.

The ability to forgive is one of man's greatest achievements.

The best way to win against the intolerable is to tolerate them, for this they have seldom dealt with. Your indulgence may soften their malice and open their eyes to more honorable ways.

The common person fears to think beyond the common.

The greatest joys are found not only in what we do and feel, but also in what we hope for.

The realities of the world seldom measure up to the sublime designs of human imagination.

The right to justice is something that no one can bestow, nor take away, for it is in one's heart.