The sequence in the title comes from a famous Bedouin proverb. The Bedouin were militarized…
Rivers know this: there is no hurry. We shall get there some day.
Often what we need to move forward in life isn’t a new or complex discovery,…
A person who feels appreciated, will always do more than is expected.
If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion.
Did I offer peace today? Did I bring a smile to someone’s face? Did I say words of healing? Did I let go of my anger and resentment? Did I forgive? Did I love? These are the real questions. I must trust that the little bit of love that I sow now will bear many fruits, here in this world and the life to come.
Discipline is between choosing what you want now and what you want MOST. Impulse is the enemy of success.
I count him braver who overcomes his desires than him who conquers his enemies, for the hardest victory is over self.
Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.
Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself.
People may hear your words, but they feel your attitude.
Oysters open completely when the moon is full; and when the crab sees one it throws a piece of stone or seaweed into it and the oyster cannot close again so that it serves the crab for meat. Such is the fate of him who opens his mouth too much and thereby puts himself at the mercy of the listener.
There are very few men—and they are the exceptions—who are able to think and feel beyond the present moment.
We must all suffer from one of two pains: the pain of discipline or the pain of regret. The difference is discipline weighs ounces while regret weighs tons.
Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.
In the midst of chaos, there is also opportunity.
To see victory only when it is within the ken of the common herd is not the acme of excellence.
Only one thing has to change for us to know happiness in our lives: where we focus our attention