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    He that gives good advice, builds with one hand; he that gives good counsel and example, builds with both; but he that gives good admonition and bad example, builds with one hand and pulls down with the other.

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What makes humility so desirable is the marvelous thing it does to us; it creates in us a capacity for read more

What makes humility so desirable is the marvelous thing it does to us; it creates in us a capacity for the closest possible intimacy with God.

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Thought is the labour of the intellect, reverie is its pleasure.

Thought is the labour of the intellect, reverie is its pleasure.

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Are you in earnest? Seize this very minute! Boldness has genius, power, and magic in it. Only engage, and then read more

Are you in earnest? Seize this very minute! Boldness has genius, power, and magic in it. Only engage, and then the mind grows heated. Begin, and then the work will be completed.

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A Code of Honor: Never approach a friend's girlfriend or wife with
mischief as your goal. There are just too read more

A Code of Honor: Never approach a friend's girlfriend or wife with
mischief as your goal. There are just too many women in the world to
justify that sort of dishonorable behavior. Unless she's really
attractive.

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Never deprive someone of hope; it may be all they have.

Never deprive someone of hope; it may be all they have.

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Challenges make you discover things about yourself that you never really knew. They're what make the instrument stretch -what makes read more

Challenges make you discover things about yourself that you never really knew. They're what make the instrument stretch -what makes you go beyond the norm.

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He who is not contented with what he has, would not be contented with what he would like to have.

He who is not contented with what he has, would not be contented with what he would like to have.

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This one step -- choosing a goal and sticking to it -- changes everything.

This one step -- choosing a goal and sticking to it -- changes everything.

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What do you first do when you learn to swim? You make mistakes, do you not? And what happens? You read more

What do you first do when you learn to swim? You make mistakes, do you not? And what happens? You make other mistakes, and when you have made all the mistakes you possibly can without drowning -- and some of them many times over -- what do you find? That you can swim? Well -- life is just the same as learning to swim! Do not be afraid of making mistakes, for there is no other way of learning how to live!

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