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Anyone can become angry – that is easy, but to be angry with the right person, to the right degree, at the right time, for the right purpose, and in the right way – that is not easy. – Aristotle

“The truth lies in something that is so simple, that many choose to think it is harder then that. We see these icons on television, we marvel at them thinking they did something extraordinary, or that there is something beyond ordinary that they were born with. In actuality, this couldnt be further from the truth. […]

To be angry about trifles is mean and childish; to rage and be furious is brutish; and to maintain perpetual wrath is akin to the practice and temper of devils; but to prevent and suppress rising resentment is wise and glorious, is manly and divine. – Isaac Watts

For a long time it seemed to me that real life was about to begin, but there was always some obstacle in the way. Something had to be got through first, some unfinished business; time still to be served, a debt to be paid. Then life would begin. At last it dawned on me that […]

No one can persuade another to change. Each of us guards a gate of change that can only be opened from the inside. We cannot open the gate of another, either by argument or emotional appeal. – Marilyn Ferguson

An expert is one who knows more and more about less and less. – Nicholas M. Butler

Almost all human affairs are tedious. Everything is too long. Visits, dinners, concerts, plays, speeches, pleadings, essays, sermons, are too long. Pleasure and business labour equally under this defect, or, as I should rather say, this fatal superabundance. – Arthur Helps

‘No’ and ‘Yes’ are words quickly said, but they need a great amount of thought before you utter them. – Baltasar Gracian

Fear is the single strongest motivating force in our lives. … The more frightened you become, the better your chances of achieving success. – Lois Korey

Fear comes from uncertainty. When we are absolutely certain, whether of our worth or worthlessness, we are almost impervious to fear. Thus a feeling of utter unworthiness can be a source of courage. – Eric Hoffer

In the spiritual life nowhere do our ideals meet the actual more truly than in how we relate to each other, in how we make, sustain and are friends. – James Ishmael Ford

Life has no smooth road for any of us; and in the bracing atmosphere of a high aim the very roughness stimulates the climber to steadier steps till the legend, “over steep ways to the stars,” fulfills itself. – W. C. Doane

Never let life’s hardships disturb you … no one can avoid problems, not even saints or sages. – Nichiren Daishonen

It is pleasant to be transferred from an office where one is afraid of a sergeant-major into an office where one can intimidate generals, and perhaps this is why history is so attractive to the more timid among us. – E. M. Forster

No horse gets anywhere until he is harnessed. No steam or gas ever drives anything until it is confined. No Niagara is ever turned into light and power until it is tunneled. No life ever grows great until it is focused, dedicated, disciplined. – Harry Emerson Fosdick

How many opportunities come along? If you wait for the right one, that’s wrong, because it may never be right, and what have you got to lose? Even if it’s a disaster, you’ve tried, you’ve learned something, you’ve had an adventure. And that doesn’t mean you can’t do it again. – Edward McCabe

A man becomes like those whose society he loves. – Hindu proverb

I am convinced it is a mistake to find an artist human outside his work. If you cannot find him human in and through his work, you are better not to know it when you come to formulate an opinion of his public value. – Kenneth Winters

Do not say, “It is morning,” and dismiss it with a name of yesterday. See it for the first time as a newborn child that has no name. – Rabindranath Tagore

Dream lofty dreams, and as you dream, so shall you become. Your vision is the promise of what you shall at last unveil. – John Ruskin

The road to happiness lies in two simple principles: find what it is that interests you and that you can do well, and when you find it, put your whole soul into it-every bit of energy and ambition and natural ability you have. – John D. Rockefeller III


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