Only gravity can hold me down; only myself can hold me back.
He is beginning to master wisdom when he tries to learn how not to try.
This is the best possible way to retain important details that you wish to remember in any unified field of knowledge, whether it be the field of economics, science, history, or any other–link them up with related items which you already know or wouldn’t mind knowing.
A primary requirement in every enterprise in habit-formation is self-confidence.
Too much stress cannot be laid…upon the admonition that we seek so far as possible to live in the lives of other people. By sharing in the misfortunes of others, and rejoicing in their happiness, you add to your own emotional serenity and stability.
INTEREST. Here is the key to the whole thing. If and when you are truly interested in what you are doing, or are about to do, then you will center your attention on it with little or no effort, and almost irrespective of the attendant conditions.
Don’t underestimate your own triumphs. Leave it to the enemy.# Krishn
Knurrewahn hatte viel durchgemacht; aber er war nicht weise geworden.
Don’t close your eyes to the Universe and then complain: ‘It’s dark.
I thought about the difference between a mama’s girl and a daddy’s girl. I decided that a daughter who belongs to her daddy expects gifts, while a daughter who belongs to her mama expects a lot more. Not from her mama. From herself.
Healthy citizens are the greatest asset any country can have.
The Story of Princess Zulkais and the Prince Kalilah”)
The secret of life, though, is to fall seven times and to get up eight times.
Healing is the way of the heart. This book is an invitation to open our heart. Healing is a love affair with life.Healing is pure love. Love is what creates healing. Spiritual healing is to be one with ourselves. And to be one with ourselves is to be in joy.Healing is to develop our inner...
Those who don’t know their history are defenseless against those determined to repeat it.
Do not confuse your horizon with the edge of the world.
What is Required by Paul Allen (fragment)1All elsewhere being World, how many times have I stoodin the bright shadows of a wood,no track or trail leading in, out-as though ground coverrenewed as I went through?I sometimes own the moments where I standalone. Everything else is airand arbitrary firings of neuronswe call memory if they happened,fantasy...
We’re all fools,” said Clemens, “all the time. It’s just we’re a different kind each day. We think, I’m not a fool today. I’ve learned my lesson. I was a fool yesterday but not this morning. Then tomorrow we find out that, yes, we were a fool today too. I think the only way we...
I read the writings of great men and women so that I can think bigger thoughts.
CAUSE AND EFFECTYou can give a man who has never given you a good word,Volumes of knowledge.And you can give a man who has never given you a gift,A thousand gifts.You can give that same man who has never given you a blessing,A thousand blessings.And you can offer that same man who has neverOffered a...