Never ruin an apology with an excuse.
Aim above morality. Be not simply good, be good for something.
- Forgiveness is the wonderful fruit that a tree gives when it is hit by a stone!
"Everybody is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid."
Cautious, careful people always casting about to preserve their reputation or social standards never can bring about reform."
Politeness is the slow poison of collaboration.
Lead, follow or get out of the way!
Be a first rate version of yourself, not a second rate version of someone else
Too often we under estimate the power of a touch,a smile,a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring,all of which have the potential to turn a life around!
“None of us will ever accomplish anything excellent or commanding except when he listens to this whisper which is heard by him alone
For a long time it had seemed to me that life was about to begin-real life! But there was always some obstacle in the way, something to be gotten through first, some unfinished business, time still to be served, a debt to be paid....then life would start. At last it dawned on me that these obstacles were my life.
- Let your plans be dark and as impenetratable as night, and when you move, fall like a thunderbolt.