For the world is in a bad state, but everything will become still worse unless each of us does his best.
Trouble shared is trouble halved.
—Dorothy L. Sayers
A good conversationalist is not one who remembers what was said, but says what someone wants to remember.
—John Mason Brown
The most precious gift we can offer others is our presence. When mindfulness embraces those we love, they will bloom like flowers.
—Thich Nhat Hanh
What I cannot create, I do not understand.
Sometimes the best deals are the ones you don’t make.
As long as the world shall last there will be wrongs, and if no man objected and no man rebelled, those wrongs would last forever.
Love has a way of finding you when you stop seeking it and start being it.
A traveler without observation is a bird without wings.
—Sa’Di (Musharrif Od-Din Muslih Od-Din)
It is inevitable that some defeat will enter even the most victorious life. The human spirit is never finished when it is defeated… it is finished when it surrenders.
In all your gettings, get wisdom.
Appreciative words are the most powerful force for good on earth!
—George W. Crane
Bullets cannot be recalled. They cannot be uninvented. But they can be taken out of the gun.
What a grand thing it is to be clever and have common sense.
There is no easy walk to freedom anywhere, and many of us will have to pass through the valley of the shadow of death again and again before we reach the mountaintop of our desires.
He who is aware of his folly is wise.
To be a critic is easier than to be an author.
You will get all you want in life, if you help enough other people get what they want.
Confidence is contagious. So is lack of confidence.
A celebrity is a person who works hard all his life to become well known, then wears dark glasses to avoid being recognized.