A Moments Wisdom

–He who buys what he does not need steals from himself.

–The proud man has no God; the envious man has no neighbors; the angry man does not have himself.

–Difficulties strengthen the mind, as labor does the body.

–When you are confronted by an opponent, conquer him with love.

–Anger blows out the lamp of the mind. In the examination of great and important questions, everyone should be serene, slow-pulsed, and calm.

–If we could read the secret history of our enemies, we should find in each man’s life sorrow and suffering enough to disarm our hostile feelings toward them.

–Anger helps to straighten out a problem like a fan helps straighten up a pile of papers.

–Consider how much more you suffer from your own anger than do those with whom you are angry.

–How much more grievous are the consequences of anger than the causes of it.

–Anger chases the mind outside and then locks the door.

–Holding on to anger is like grasping a hot coal with the intent of throwing it at someone else; you are the one who gets burned.

–Angry people want you to see how powerful they are; loving people want you to see how powerful you are.