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Every hardship; every joy; every temptation is a challenge of the spirit; that the human soul may prove itself. The read more

Every hardship; every joy; every temptation is a challenge of the spirit; that the human soul may prove itself. The great chain of necessity wherewith we are bound has divine significance; and nothing happens which has not some service in working out the sublime destiny of the human soul.

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Shallow understanding from people of good will is more frustrating than absolute misunderstanding from people of ill will. Lukewarm acceptance read more

Shallow understanding from people of good will is more frustrating than absolute misunderstanding from people of ill will. Lukewarm acceptance is much more bewildering than outright rejection.

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Don't try to force chemistry between two people or else it may just blow up at you.

Don't try to force chemistry between two people or else it may just blow up at you.

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Avoid being impatient. Remember time brings roses.

Avoid being impatient. Remember time brings roses.

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Discretion is being able to raise your eyebrow instead of your voice.

Discretion is being able to raise your eyebrow instead of your voice.

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Wisdom is knowing what to do next, skill is knowing how to do it, and virtue is doing it. -David read more

Wisdom is knowing what to do next, skill is knowing how to do it, and virtue is doing it. -David Starr Jordan.

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Truth and History involve nothing more than convincing the masses that you are right.

Truth and History involve nothing more than convincing the masses that you are right.

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Euphemisms are not, as many young people think, useless verbiage for that which can and should be said bluntly; they read more

Euphemisms are not, as many young people think, useless verbiage for that which can and should be said bluntly; they are like secret agents on a delicate mission, they must airily pass by a stinking mess with barely so much as a nod of the head, make their point of constructive criticism and continue on in calm forbearance. Euphemisms are unpleasant truths wearing diplomatic cologne.

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No idea is so antiquated that it was not once modern. No idea is so modern that it will not read more

No idea is so antiquated that it was not once modern. No idea is so modern that it will not some day be antiquated...to seize the flying thought before it escapes us is our only touch with reality.

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