The very purpose of existence is to reconcile the glowing opinion we have of ourselves with the appalling things that other people think about us.
— Quentin Crisp

I could sooner reconcile all Europe than two women.
Louis XIV reconcile quote

A brother who recognizes that we have shortcomings, we, in the struggle, have faults, and that he wanted to reconcile differences.
— Louis Farrakhan

There is nothing to which men, while they have food and drink, cannot reconcile themselves.
— George Santayana

The characteristic of genuine heroism is its persistency. All men have wandering impulses, fits and starts of generosity. But when you have resolved to be great, abide by yourself, and do not weakly try to reconcile yourself with the world. The heroic cannot be the common, nor the common the heroic.
— Ralph Waldo Emerson