Seek not happiness too greedily, and be not fearful of happiness.
Chinese philosopher (604 BC – 531 BC)
Everyone has the obligation to ponder well his own specific traits of character. He must also regulate them adequately and not wonder whether someone else’s traits might suit him better. The more definitely his own a man’s character is, the better it fits him.
Roman author, orator, & politician (106 BC – 43 BC)
The self is not something ready-made, but something in continuous formation through choice of action.
US educator, Pragmatist philosopher, & psychologist (1859 – 1952