If you don't stand for something you will fall for anything.
Remember, if the time should come when you have to make a choice between what is right and what is easy, remember what happened to a boy who was good, and kind, and brave, because he strayed across the path of Lord Voldemort. Remember Cedric Diggory.
I am no bird; and no net ensnares me: I am a free human being with an independent will.
Top 15 Things Money Can’t Buy Time. Happiness. Inner Peace. Integrity. Love. Character. Manners. Health. Respect. Morals. Trust. Patience. Class. Common sense. Dignity.
When you are content to be simply yourself and don't compare or compete, everyone will respect you.
They're certainly entitled to think that, and they're entitled to full respect for their opinions... but before I can live with other folks I've got to live with myself. The one thing that doesn't abide by majority rule is a person's conscience.
Whoever is careless with the truth in small matters cannot be trusted with important matters
I am not an angel,' I asserted; 'and I will not be one till I die: I will be myself. Mr. Rochester, you must neither expect nor exact anything celestial of me - for you will not get it, any more than I shall get it of you: which I do not at all anticipate.
Gentle reader, may you never feel what I then felt! May your eyes never shed such stormy, scalding, heart-wrung tears as poured from mine. May you never appeal to Heaven in prayers so hopeless and so agised as in that hour left my lips: for never may you, like me, dread to be the instrument of evil to what you wholly love.
Oh, Lizzy! do anything rather than marry without affection.
Hide yourself in God, so when a man wants to find you he will have to go there first.
Listen with curiosity. Speak with honesty. Act with integrity. The greatest problem with communication is we don’t listen to understand. We listen to reply. When we listen with curiosity, we don’t listen with the intent to reply. We listen for what’s behind the words.
Integrity is doing the right thing when nobody's watching, and doing as you say you would do.
Integrity is doing what is right and truthful, and doing as you say you would do.
In the end you should always do the right thing even if it's hard.
How much time he gains who does not look to see what his neighbour says or does or thinks, but only at what he does himself, to make it just and holy.
A great many people think they are thinking when they are merely rearranging their prejudices.
Knowledge is responsibility, which is why people resist knowledge.
Love as a concrete foundation for an authentically functional civilization requires the around-the-clock labors of forgiveness. Without it, Love fails, Friendship fails, Intelligence fails, Humanity: fails.
It will take time for you to get the recognition that you deserve. This world will not recognize real people and their real struggle. Because the majority are fake here. They have sold their souls to live the life of luxury and comfort. They deal in the currency of glitz and glamour. They are driven by the pettiness of greed and patheticity of selfishness. They don't recognize honesty, integrity, and real struggle! But you do not become a cynic. You cannot give up on your idealism and integrity. Let the fake heroes and heroines show of their fake happiness by gloating on social media. Don't let them take away the real hero or real heroine in you! Stay real and stay humble. Some of these fake people buy likes and followers to show a fake achievement on social media. Some even buy 'bought awards' to make themselves feel better! You will never do this I know! Just don't give up on your struggle. Stand alone. Stay strong. Live a life of real achievement. Fight On!