People do not deserve to have good writings; they are so pleased with the bad.
—Ralph Waldo Emerson (American Philosopher)
When you pray for anyone you tend to modify your personal attitude toward him.
—Norman Vincent Peale (American Clergyman, Self-Help Author)
Despise not death, but welcome it, for nature wills it like all else.
—Marcus Aurelius Antoninus Augustus
Men are happy to be laughed at for their humor, but not for their folly.
—Jonathan Swift (Irish Satirist)
Decisiveness is a characteristic of high-performing men and women. Almost any decision is better than no decision at all.
—Brian Tracy (American Author)
Success consists of getting up just one more time than you fall.
—Oliver Goldsmith (Irish Author)
Habits are soon assumed; but when we endeavor to strip them off, it is being flayed alive.
—William Cowper (English Anglican Poet)
Lost, yesterday, somewhere between sunrise and sunset, two golden hours, each set with sixty diamond minutes. No reward is offered, for they are gone forever.
—Horace Mann (American Educator)
Riches do not delight us so much with their possession, as torment us with their loss.
I saw that we’re all doing the best we can. This is how a lifetime of humility begins.
—Byron Katie (American Speaker)
The more you are motivated by love, the more fearless and free your actions will be.
—Katherine Mansfield (New Zealand-born British Author)
Do you know what a man is? Are not birth, beauty, good shape, discourse, manhood, learning, gentleness, virtue, youth, liberality, and such like, the spice and salt that season a man?
—William Shakespeare (British Playwright)