Heed the still, small voice that so seldom leads us wrong, and never into folly.
-- Madame du Deffand
All that is necessary for the forces of evil to win in the world is for enough good men to do nothing.
-- Edmund Burke
Men argue; nature acts.
When you call upon a thoroughbred, he gives you all the speed, strength of heart and sinew in him. When you call on a jackass, he kicks.
-- Patricia Neal
regarding a motto above her father's desk.
Suffering is always the effect of wrong thought in some direction. It is an indication that the individual is out of harmony with himself. . .Blessedness, not material possessions, is the measure of right thought; wretchedness, not lack of material possessions, is the measure of wrong thought.
-- James Allen
Do not wait for leaders; do it alone, person to person.
-- Mother Teresa
The greater part of our happiness or misery depends on our dispositions and not on our circumstances.
-- Martha Washington
Wisdom is knowledge plus: knowledge--and the knowledge of its own limits.
-- Viktor E. Frankl
An Arabian proverb says there are four sorts of men:
He who knows not and knows not he knows not: he is a fool -- shun him.
He who knows not and knows he knows not: he is simple -- teach him.
He who knows and knows not he knows: he is asleep -- wake him.
He who knows and knows he knows: he is wise -- follow him.
-- Arabian Proverb
The only use of a knowledge of the past is to equip us for the present. No more deadly harm can be done to young minds than by depreciation of the present. The present contains all that there is. It is holy ground; for it is the past, and it is the future.
-- Alfred North Whitehead
We grow in time to trust the future for our answers.
-- Ruth Benedict
God does not play dice.
-- Albert Einstein
Lecturer, entrepreneur and MBA business consultant, John Harricharan is the author of the award-winning book, "When You Can Walk on Water, Take the Boat." Spiritual Simplicity The Real Secret http://www.spiritual-simplicity.com/