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"Blessed is he who has learned to admire but not envy, to follow but not imitate, to praise but not flatter, and to lead but not manipulate" ~ William Arthur Ward
"Nearly all men can stand the test of adversity, but if you really want to test a man's character, give him power." ~ Abraham Lincoln
"Mrs. Hopewell had no bad qualities of her own but she was able to use other people's in such a constructive way that she never felt the lack." ~ Flannery O'Connor (in her short story Good Country People)
"Men are so simple and yield so readily to the desires of the moment that he who will trick will always find another who will suffer to be tricked." ~ Niccolo Machiavelli
"Love comes when manipulation stops; when you think more about the other person than about his or her reactions to you. When you dare to reveal yourself fully. When you dare to be vulnerable." ~ Joyce Brothers