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I am responsible. Although I may not be able to prevent the worst from happening, I am responsible for my read more

I am responsible. Although I may not be able to prevent the worst from happening, I am responsible for my attitude toward the inevitable misfortunes that darken life. Bad things do happen; how I respond to them defines my character and the quality of my life. I can choose to sit in perpetual sadness, immobilized by the gravity of my loss, or I can choose to rise from the pain and treasure the most precious gift I have – life itself.

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A mistake is simply another way of doing things.

A mistake is simply another way of doing things.

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Ask, and it shall be given you; seek; and you shall find; knock and it shall be opened unto you. read more

Ask, and it shall be given you; seek; and you shall find; knock and it shall be opened unto you. For every one that asketh receiveth; and he that seeketh findeth; and to him that knocketh it shall be opened. [Matthew 7:7-8].

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A professor is one who talks in someone else's sleep.

A professor is one who talks in someone else's sleep.

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Everyone in our culture wants to win a prize. Perhaps that is the grand lesson we have taken with us read more

Everyone in our culture wants to win a prize. Perhaps that is the grand lesson we have taken with us from kindergarten in the age of perversions of Dewey-style education: everyone gets a ribbon, and praise becomes a meaningless narcotic to soothe egoistic distemper.

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Men for the sake of getting a living forget to live.

Men for the sake of getting a living forget to live.

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Think no vice so small that you may commit it, and no virtue so small that you may over look read more

Think no vice so small that you may commit it, and no virtue so small that you may over look it.

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Experience is a dim lamp, which only lights the one who bears it.

Experience is a dim lamp, which only lights the one who bears it.

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Character builds slowly, but it can be torn down with incredible swiftness.

Character builds slowly, but it can be torn down with incredible swiftness.

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