An unruly patient makes a harsh physician.
—Publilius Syrus (Syrian-born Latin Writer)
Gratitude is not only the greatest of virtues, but the parent of all others.
—Cicero (Roman Philosopher)
He has achieved success, who has lived well, laughed often and loved much.
—Bessie Anderson Stanley (American Poet)
At very best, a person wrapped up in himself makes a small package.
—Harry Emerson Fosdick (American Baptist Clergyman)
There are good and bad times, but our mood changes more often than our fortune.
—Jules Renard (French Novelist)
The great successful men of the world have used their imagination…they think ahead and create their mental picture in all its details, filling in here, adding a little there, altering this a bit and that a bit, but steadily building – steadily building.
—Robert Collier (American Self-Help Author)
Let thy child’s first lesson be obedience, and the second will be what thou wilt.
—Benjamin Franklin (American Political leader)
Those indeed who attain any excellence commonly spend life in one pursuit, for excellence is not often gained upon easier terms.
—Samuel Johnson (British Essayist)
He has achieved success who has worked well, laughed often, and loved much.
—Elbert Hubbard (American Writer)
Learning organizations may be a tool not just for the evolution of organizations, but for the evolution of intelligence.
—Peter Senge (American Management Consultant)
How bitter a thing it is to look into happiness through another man’s eyes!
—William Shakespeare (British Playwright)
I wish more of us could understand that our increasing isolation, no matter how much it seems to express pride and self-affirmation, is not the answer to our problems.
—Arthur Ashe (American Sportsperson)
The cultured give happiness wherever they go. The uncultured whenever they go.
—Swami Chinmayananda (Indian Hindu Teacher)