If you must make a mistake, make a new one each time.
The extent of your consciousness is limited only by your ability to love and to embrace with your love the space around you, and all it contains.
Great designs are not accomplished without enthusiasm of some sort.—It is the inspiration of everything great.—Without it no man is to be feared, and with it none despised.
—Christian Nestell Bovee
Nothing is difficult, it is only we who are indolent.
We cannot teach people anything; we can only help them discover it within themselves.
The most manifest sign of wisdom is continued cheerfulness; her estate is like that of the things in the regions above the moon, always clear and serene.
—Michel de Montaigne
When a man has done all he can do, still there is a mighty, mysterious agency over which he needs influence to secure success. The only way he can reach it is by prayer.
In a balanced organization, working towards a common objective, there is success.
Better little prayer with devotion than much without devotion.
While I do not suggest that humanity will ever be able to dispense with its martyrs, I cannot avoid the suspicion that with a little more thought and a little less belief their number may be substantially reduced.
—J. B. S. Haldane
Power is the ultimate aphrodisiac.
Success requires first expending ten units of effort to produce one unit of results. Your momentum will then produce ten units of results with each unit of effort.
—Charles J. Givens
The world is not dangerous because of those who do harm but because of those who look at it without doing anything.
The vices we scoff at in others, laugh at us within ourselves.
There’s no need to hang about waiting for the last judgment. It takes place every day.
The doorstep to the temple of wisdom is a knowledge of our own ignorance.
Why slap them on the wrist with feather when you can belt them over the head with a sledgehammer.
Having once decided to achieve a certain task, achieve it at all costs of tedium and distaste. The gain in self-confidence of having accomplished a tiresome labor is immense.