Enthusiasm is: A quiet spiritual strength: An inner glow: Faith in action: Greatest asset in the world: Beats money power influence: Tramples over prejudice.
Face your deficiencies and acknowledge them; but do not let them master you. Let them teach you patience, sweetness, insight… When we do the best we can, we never know what miracle is wrought in our life, or in the life of another.
—Helen Keller (American Author)
The creative knows the great beginnings. The Receptive completes the finished things.
If you absolutely can’t tolerate critics, then don’t do anything new or interesting.
—Jeff Bezos (American Businessman)
As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them.
—John F. Kennedy (American Head of State)
God is merciful to those whom He sees struggling heart and soul for realization. But remain idle, without any struggle, and you will see that His grace will never come.
—Swami Vivekananda (Indian Hindu Mystic)
Some things cannot be spoken or discovered until we have been stuck, incapacitated, or blown off course for awhile. Plain sailing is pleasant, but you are not going to explore many unknown realms that way.
Let not the fierce sun dry one tear of pain before thyself hast wiped it from the sufferer’s eye.
—Helena Blavatsky (Ukrainian-born American Theosophist)
If you think twice before you speak once, you will speak better for it.
Let us carefully observe those good qualities wherein our enemies excel us; and endeavor to excel them, by avoiding what is faulty, and imitating what is excellent in them.
—Plutarch (Ancient Greek Historian)
Yesterday is a cancelled check; tomorrow is a promissory note; today is the only cash you have—so spend it wisely.
Enthusiasm is the greatest asset in the world.
It beats money, power and influence.