A Moments Wisdom

–Some people have eyes that see not and ears that hear not, but there are very few people who have tongues that talk not.
–There isn’t a thought in our heads that hasn’t already been worn shiny by other brains.
–You will never please everyone. If you please God always and your family much of the time, be quite content.
–Sin is not hurtful because it is forbidden; it is forbidden because it is hurtful.
–Weak men obey from fear; good men, from love.
–The poorest man is one who has nothing but money.
–Much of violence is the result of people fooling themselves into believing that their pain comes from other people and that consequently, those people deserve to be punished for it.
–Manners are like the zero in arithmetic; they may not be much in themselves, but they are capable of adding a great deal of value to everything else.
–Doing an injury puts you below your enemy; revenging an injury only makes you even with him; forgiving an injury sets you above him.
–Do not resort to hitting someone on the head for disagreeing with you. That makes as much sense as hitting yourself on the head because you think differently today than you did ten years ago.
–He who will not sail until all danger of storm is passed will never put out to sea.
–We become small by trying to be great.
–Government has forgotten in its preoccupation with Left and Right that there is an Above and a Below.