When your enemy falls into your hands, do not consider how you can pay him back and let him feel the sharp edge of your tongue before sending him packing; consider rather how you can heal him and restore him to a better frame of mind. Continue to make every effort both by word and
Start by doing what is necessary, then do what is possible, and suddenly you are doing the impossible.
Perseverance accomplished what at first seemed impossible.
I can’t believe that God put us on this earth to be ordinary.
He has achieved success who has lived well, laughed often and loved much…who has left the world better than he found it…who has always looked for the best in others and given them the best he had; whose life was an inspiration; whose memory is a benediction.
Science without religion is lame, religion without science is blind.
No one on his deathbed ever said, “I wish I had spent more time on my business.”
A man is known by the books he reads, by the company he keeps, by the praise he gives…
Never attribute to malice what can be explained by ignorance.
Success isn’t something that just happens – success is learned, success is practiced and then it is shared.
…the man who finds most pleasure for himself is often the man who least hunts for it.
Patience serves as a protection against wrongs as clothes do against cold. For if you put on more clothes as the cold increases, it will have no power to hurt you. So in like manner you must grow in patience when you meet with great wrongs, and they will then be powerless to vex your
One day at a time – this is enough. Do not look back and grieve over the past, for it is gone; and do not be troubled about the future, for it has not yet come. Live in the present, and make it so beautiful that it will be worth remembering.
Humility leaves us free to obey happily. So long as we yield humbly to another we overcome ourselves in our hearts, we overcome our own selfishness and break its enslaving bonds.
You will never do anything in this world without courage. It is the greatest quality of the mind next to honor.
The aim of education is to make the pupil like and dislike what he ought.
Love is not love which alters when it alterations finds.
The joy of life is living it, or so it seems to me;
In finding shackles on your wrists, then struggling till you’re free;
In seeing wrongs and righting them, in dreaming splendid dreams,
Then toiling till the vision is as real as moving streams.
The happiest mortal on the earth is he who ends his day
By leaving better
The really burning enthusiast never interrupts; he listens to the enemy’s arguments as eagerly as a spy would listen to the enemy’s arrangements.
The trouble with most of us is that we would rather be ruined by praise than saved by criticism.