Riches go to that lion among men, who is industrious. Mean people say that wealth is to be given by fate. Overcome your destiny and put in best efforts by working hard. Who is there to blame if there is no accomplishment despite your efforts?
One night alone in prayer might make us new men, changed from poverty of soul to spiritual wealth, from trembling to triumphing.
—Charles Spurgeon (British Baptist Preacher)
If you always give, you will always have.
It is easy enough to be friendly to one’s friends. But to befriend the one who regards himself as your enemy is the quintessence of true religion. The other is mere business.
—Mohandas K. Gandhi (Indian Hindu Political leader)
When peace is more valued than the entertainment of the insatiable ego, it will be discovered to be ever present and available.
—David R. Hawkins
One cannot manage too many affairs: like pumpkins in the water, one pops up while you try to hold down the other.
I have always found that mercy bears richer fruits than strict justice.
—Abraham Lincoln (American Head of State)
Disbelief in futurity loosens in a great measure the ties of morality, and may be for that reason pernicious to the peace of civil society.
—David Hume (Scottish Philosopher, Historian)