Quotes > Eric Hoffer Quotes > Rudeness is the weak man's imitation of strength

Many people think that patience is sign of weakness. I think this is a mistake. It is anger that is a sign of weakness, whereas patience is a sign of strength.

- Dalai Lama

Strong people define themselves; weak people allow others to define them

- Ken Poirot

Be faithful in small things because it is in them that your strength lies.

- Mother Teresa

The world breaks everyone, and afterward, many are strong at the broken places.

- Ernest Hemingway

A house divided against itself cannot stand.

- Abraham Lincoln

Revenge is a dish that tastes best when served cold.

- Mario Puzo, - Vito Corleone (Fictional Character - The Godfather)

Power comes not from knowledge kept but from knowledge shared.

- Bill Gates

Those who know, do. Those that understand, teach

- Aristotle

Shared joy is a double joy; shared sorrow is half a sorrow

- Swedish Proverb

Our life is what our thoughts make it.

- Marcus Aurelius

The soul becomes dyed with the color of its thoughts.

- Marcus Aurelius

I'm not anti-social. I'm just not user friendly.

- Anonymous

Be slow to promise but quick to perform

- Chinese Proverbs

Don't explain your philosophy. Embody it.

- Epictetus

It's not what happens to you, but how you react to it that matters.

- Epictetus