We must give more in order to get more, It is the generous giving of ourselves that produce the generous harvest.
—Orison Swett Marden (American New Thought Writer)
Success serves men as a pedestal; it makes them look larger, if reflection does not measure them.
—Joseph Joubert (French Essayist)
Great talents, such as honor, virtue, learning, and parts, are above the generality of the world, who neither possess them themselves, nor judge of them rightly in others; but all people are judges of the lesser talents, such as civility, affability, and an obliging, agreeable address and manner, because they feel the good effects of them, as making society easy and pleasing.
—Earl of Chesterfield
Never forget the three powerful resources you always have available to you: love, prayer, and forgiveness.
—H. Jackson Brown, Jr. (American Author)
Truth is the secret of eloquence and of virtue, the basis of moral authority; it is the highest summit of art and of life.
—Henri Frederic Amiel (Swiss Philosopher)
As you seek new opportunity, keep in mind that the sun does not usually reappear on the horizon where last seen.
A mind always employed is always happy. This is the true secret, the grand recipe, for felicity.
—Thomas Jefferson (American Head of State)
You cannot consistently perform in a manner which is inconsistent with the way you see yourself.
—Zig Ziglar (American Author)
A great many worries can be diminished by realizing the unimportance of the matter which is causing anxiety.
—Bertrand A. Russell (British Philosopher)
The creative person is willing to live with ambiguity. He doesn’t need problems solved immediately and can afford to wait for the right ideas.
Anger dwells only in the bosom of fools.
—Albert Einstein (German-born Theoretical Physicist)
The art of using moderate abilities to advantage often brings greater results than actual brilliance.
—Francois de La Rochefoucauld