• Habit starts out as a thread. As new threads are added, it becomes a rope we cannot break.
  • Ability is a poor man’s wealth.
  • To teach is to learn twice.
  • Grief often can be fully experienced alone, but to get the full value of joy, one must share it with another.
  • Kind hearts are the garden, kind thoughts are the roots, kind words are the blossoms, kind deeds are the fruits.
  • Men often hear only what they already understand. (Goethe)
  • Discussion is the exchange of knowledge; arguing is the exchange of ignorance.
  • Spider webs united together can bind a lion.
  • We cannot help everyone, but everyone can help someone.
  • We often mistake the generous blessings from God as the products of our own efforts.
  • Three grand essentials to happiness: someone to love, something to do, and something to hope for.
  • At age four, we know all of the questions; at age fourteen, we know all of the answers.
  • Sometimes the majority only means that all the fools are on the same side.
  • I don’t have to attend every argument I’m invited to.
  • Life is 10% what happens to you and 90% of how you respond to it