If evil Men speak good, or good Men evil of thee; examine thy Actions, and suspect thy self: But if evil Men speak evil of thee; hold it as an Honor, and by way of Thankfulness love them; but upon condition, that they continue to hate thee.

Thomas Fuller (1654-1734) English writer, physician
Introductio ad Prudentiam, #1253 (1725)
Added on 20-May-15 | Last updated 26-Jan-21
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