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Our fatigue is often caused not by work, but by worry, frustration and resentment.

Resentment or grudges do no harm to the person against whom you hold these feelings but every day and every night of your life, they are eating at you.
It is up to us to give ourselves recognition. If we wait for it to come from others, we feel resentful when it doesn't, and when it does, we may well reject it.
Today the world changes so quickly that in growing up we take leave not just of youth but of the world we were young in. Fear and resentment of what is new is really a lament for the memories of our childhood.
Latent in every man is a venom of amazing bitterness, a black resentment; something that curses and loathes life, a feeling of being trapped, of having trusted and been fooled, of being the helpless prey of impotent rage, blind surrender, the victim of a savage, ruthless power that gives and takes away, enlists a man, and crowning injury inflicts upon him the humiliation of feeling sorry for himself.
It is better to be boldly decisive and risk being wrong than to agonize at length and be right too late.
Anger will never disappear so long as thoughts of resentment are cherished in the mind. Anger will disappear just as soon as thoughts of resentment are forgotten.
There mark what ills the scholar's life assail, toil, envy, want, and patron.
Envy and wrath shorten the life. [Ecclesiasticus]
The greatest gifts you can give your children are the roots of responsibility and the wings of independence.
There is always some frivolity in excellent minds; they have wings to rise, but also stray.
You've got to jump off cliffs and build your wings on the way down.
Success, or failure, very often arrives on wings that seem mysterious to us.
The world breaks everyone and afterward many are stronger at the broken places.
Hold fast to dreams, for if dreams die, life is a broken winged bird that cannot fly.
If you never budge, don't expect a push.
You have to leave the city of your comfort and go into the wilderness of your intuition. What you'll discover will be wonderful. What you'll discover is yourself.
We are built to conquer environment, solve problems, achieve goals, and we find no real satisfaction or happiness in life without obstacles to conquer and goals to achieve.
Our salvation is in striving to achieve what we know we'll never achieve.
The irony is this: If you don't go in, you can't find out.
Virtue is bold and goodness never fearful.
Why not go out on a limb? Isn't that where the fruit is?
We have to dare to be ourselves, however frightening or strange that self may prove to be.
Happy are those who dare courageously to defend what they love.
It is only by risking our persons from one hour to another that we live at all.
If you don't fail now and again, it's a sign you're playing it safe.
Our lives improve only when we take chances -- and the first and most difficult risk we can take is to be honest with ourselves.
You cannot be wimpy out there on the dream-seeking trail. Dare to break through barriers, to find your own path.
Life is like a hand of cards. You have to play the hand you're dealt, you can't win by folding, and sometimes you must take chances in order to win.
Two roads diverge in a wood, and I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference.
You'll always miss 100% of the shots you don't take.
To most people loneliness is a doom. Yet loneliness is the very thing which God has chosen to be one of the schools of training for His very own. It is the fire that sheds the dross and reveals the gold.
At the innermost core of all loneliness is a deep and powerful yearning for union with one's lost self.
Loneliness is the human condition. Cultivate it. The way it tunnels into you allows your soul room to grow.
The end comes when we no longer talk with ourselves. It is the end of genuine thinking and the beginning of the final loneliness.
We see the brightness of a new page where everything yet can happen.
Love is not love until love's vulnerable.
Loving can cost a lot but not loving always costs more, and those who fear to love often find that want of love is an emptiness that robs the joy from life.
We are never so defenseless against suffering as when we love, never so forlornly unhappy as when we have lost our love object or its love.
Most people never run far enough on their first wind to find out they've got a second. Give your dreams all you've got and you'll be amazed at the energy that comes out of you.
Anytime you think that the problem is out there, that thought in itself may be the problem. If it is out there then you have no control and you have to wait until it changes.
Your decision to be, have and do something out of ordinary entails facing difficulties that are out of the ordinary as well. Sometimes your greatest asset is simply your ability to stay with it longer than anyone else.
You've got to make haste while it's still light of day. My godmother used to say, I don't want to rust out, I just want to work out. If you stand still long enough, people will throw dirt on you.
Do you remember the things you were worrying about a year ago? How did they work out? Didn't you waste a lot of fruitless energy on account of most of them? Didn't most of them turn out all right after all?
It takes a great deal of character strength to apologize quickly out of one's heart rather than out of pity. A person must possess himself and have a deep sense of security in fundamental principles and values in order to genuinely apologize.
Hope is definitely not the same thing as optimism. It is not the conviction that something will turn out well, but the certainty that something makes sense, regardless of how it turns out.
I love to see a young girl go out and grab the world by the lapels. Life's a bitch. You've got to go out and kick ass.
Things turn out best for the people who make the best of the way things turn out.
The walls we build around us to keep sadness out also keeps out the joy.
It is better to rust out than wear out.
Our passion are the true phoenixes; when the old one is burnt out, a new one rises from its ashes.
Decency must be an even more exhausting state to maintain than its opposite. Those who succeed seem to need a stupefying amount of sleep.
Fools take to themselves the respect that is given to their office.
Don't be fooled by the calendar. There are only as many days in the year as you make use of. One man gets only a week's value out of a year while another man gets a full year's value out of a week.
The best way out of a difficulty is through it.
The same fence that shuts others out shuts you in.
No bird soars too high, if he soars with his own wings.
She didn't know it couldn't be done, so she went ahead and did it.
Not everything that is faced can be changed, but nothing can be changed until it is faced.
Change is the end result of all true learning. Change involves three things: First, a dissatisfaction with self -- a felt void or need; second, a decision to change to fill the void or need; and third, a conscious dedication to the process of growth and change -- the willful act of making the change, doing something.
If one desires a change, one must be that change before that change can take place.
Progress is impossible without change, and those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything.
Success is the sum of small efforts, repeated day in and day out...
Almost all of our sorrows spring out of our relations with other people.
Work out your own salvation. Do not depend on others.
Work your way up or rust your way out.
Some people go through life trying to find out what the world holds for them only to find out too late that it's what they bring to the world that really counts. OR It's not what the world holds for you it's what you bring to it
There is no great future for any people whose faith has burned out.
Life is a series of little deaths out of which life always returns.
We are made to persist. That's how we find out who we are.
Faith has to do with things that are not seen, and hope with things that are not in hand.
To love means loving the unlovable. To forgive means pardoning the unpardonable. Faith means believing the unbelievable. Hope means hoping when everything seems hopeless.
There is no despair so absolute as that which comes with the first moments of our first great sorrow, when we have not yet known what it is to have suffered and be healed, to have despaired and have recovered hope.
Some tension is necessary for the soul to grow, and we can put that tension to good use. We can look for every opportunity to give and receive love, to appreciate nature, to heal our wounds and the wounds of others, to forgive, and to serve.
Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars.
We grow because we struggle, we learn and overcome.
All growth depends upon activity. There is no development physically or intellectually without effort, and effort means work.
The individual woman is required a thousand times a day to choose either to accept her appointed role and thereby rescue her good disposition out of the wreckage of her self-respect, or else follow an independent line of behavior and rescue her self-respect out of the wreckage of her good disposition.
Never violate the sacredness of your individual self-respect.
Surely there must be some way to find a husband or, for that matter, merely an escort, without sacrificing one's privacy, self-respect, and interior decorating scheme. For example, men could be imported from the developing countries, many parts of which are suffering from a man excess, at least in relation to local food supply.
Pray that your loneliness may spur you into finding something to live for, great enough to die for.
Remember, happiness doesn't depend upon who you are or what you have, it depends solely upon what you think.
If a great thing can be done, it can be done easily, but this ease is like the of ease of a tree blossoming after long years of gathering strength.
Never be afraid to treat the path alone. Know which is your path and follow it wherever it may lead you; do not feel you have to follow in someone else's footsteps.
You have to know what is right for you and go after it regardless of what others say.
A pity beyond all telling is hid in the heart of love.
There is something to that old saying that hate injures the hater, not the hated.
Either write something worth reading or do something worth writing.
Don't be dismayed at good-byes. A farewell is necessary before you can meet again. And meeting again, after moments or lifetimes, is certain for those who are friends.
Life is like a grindstone -- whether it wears you down or polishes you up depends on what you are made of.
I don't want to get to the end of my life and find that I have just lived the length of it. I want to have lived the width of it as well.
Be happy while you're living, for you're a long time dead.
When you're through changing, you're through.
If you're not making mistakes, then you're not doing anything. I'm positive that a doer makes mistakes.
No man is beaten until his hope is annihilated, his confidence gone, As long as a man faces life hopefully, confidently, triumphantly, he is not a failure; he is not beaten until he turns his back on life.
The greatest weariness comes from work not done.
Out of difficulties grow miracles.
The miracle isn't that I finished. The miracle is that I had the courage to start.
In order to be a realist you must believe in miracles.
For every mountain there is a miracle.
Do anything, even the impossible; it may only take a little longer when a miracle is required.
A young man who does not have what it takes to perform military service is not likely to have what it takes to make a living. Todays military rejects include tomorrows hard core unemployed.
Every citizen should be a soldier. This was the case with the Greeks and Romans, and must be that of every free state.
It is foolish and wrong to mourn the men who died. Rather we should thank God that such men lived.
In the weakness of one kind of authority, and in the fluctuation of all, the officers of an army will remain for some time mutinous and full of faction, until some popular general, who understands the art of conciliating the soldiery, and who possesses the true spirit of command, shall draw the eyes of all men upon himself. Armies will obey him on his personal account. There is no other way of securing military obedience in this state of things.
I may be compelled to face danger, but never fear it, and while our soldiers can stand and fight, I can stand and feed and nurse them.
Grown up, and that is a terribly hard thing to do. It is much easier to skip it and go from one childhood to another.
We have not passed that subtle line between childhood and adulthood until we move from the passive voice to the active voice -- that is, until we have stopped saying It got lost, and say, I lost it.
Two basic rules of life: 1. Change is Inevitable 2. Everyone Resists Change. Remember this: When you are through changing... you're through.
Change does not necessarily assure progress, but progress implacably requires change. Education is essential to change, for education creates both new wants and the ability to satisfy them.
The injuries we do and the injuries we suffer are seldom weighed on the same scales.
It is easier to find men who will volunteer to die, than to find those who are willing to endure pain with patience.
Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding.
There is no coming to consciousness without pain.
The real problem is not why some pious, humble, believing people suffer, but why some do not.
Pain nourishes courage. You can't be brave if you've only had wonderful things happen to you.
I've got a great ambition to die of exhaustion rather than boredom.
Without ambition one starts nothing. Without work one finishes nothing. The prize will not be sent to you. You have to win it. The man who knows how will always have a job. The man who also knows why will always be his boss. As to methods there may be a million and then some, but principles are few. The man who grasps principles can successfully select his own methods. The man who tries methods, ignoring principles, is sure to have trouble.
Intelligence without ambition is a bird without wings.
Very few people are ambitious in the sense of having a specific image of what they want to achieve. Most people's sights are only toward the next run, the next increment of money.
Never underestimate your problem or your ability to deal with it.
Man is the only creature that strives to surpass himself, and yearns for the impossible.
Great things are done when men and mountains meet. This is not done by jostling in the street.
One ought to hold on to one's heart; for if one lets it go, one soon loses control of the head too.
A coward gets scared and quits. A hero gets scared, but still goes on.
It isn't the mountain ahead that wears you out; it's the grain of sand in your shoe.
Life's challenges are not supposed to paralyze you, they're supposed to help you discover who you are.
The harder the conflict, the more glorious the triumph. What we obtain too cheaply, we esteem too lightly; 'Tis dearness only that gives everything its value.
Stand up to your obstacles and do something about them. You will find that they haven't half the strength you think they have.
You may have a fresh start any moment you choose, for this thing that we call Failure is not the falling down, but the staying down.
The mere fact that you have obstacles to overcome is in your favor...
Hope is both the earliest and the most indispensable virtue inherent in the state of being alive. If life is to be sustained hope must remain, even where confidence is wounded, trust impaired.
The very least you can do in your life is to figure out what you hope for. And the most you can do is live inside that hope. Not admire it from a distance but live right in it, under its roof.
Have patience. All things are difficult before they become easy.
Somebody should tell us, right at the start of our lives, that we are dying. Then we might live life to the limit, every minute of every day. Do it! I say. Whatever you want to do, do it now! There are only so many tomorrows.
Shouda, coulda, and woulda won't get it done.
Don't tell me how hard you work. Tell me how much you get done.
Determination gives you the resolve to keep going in spite of the roadblocks that lay before you.
I may be crazy but it keeps me from going insane.
Don't watch the clock; do what it does. Keep going.
Don't wait until everything is just right. It will never be perfect. There will always be challenges, obstacles and less than perfect conditions. So what. Get started now. With each step you take, you will grow stronger and stronger, more and more skilled, more and more self-confident and more and more successful.
Whether you be man or woman you will never do anything in this world without courage. It is the greatest quality of the mind next to honor.
You don't need strength to let go of something. What you really need is understanding.
All the king's horses and all the king's men can't put the past together again. So let's remember: Don't try to saw sawdust.
Let that which stood in front go behind, let that which was behind advance to the front, let bigots, fools, unclean persons, offer new propositions, let the old propositions be postponed.
The beauty of the past is that it is the past. The beauty of the now is to know it. The beauty of the future is to see where one is going.
Inner peace can be reached only when we practice forgiveness. Forgiveness is letting go of the past, and is therefore the means for correcting our misperceptions.
By letting it go it all gets done. The world is won by those who let it go. But when you try and try. The world is beyond the winning.
You can tell more about a person by what he says about others than you can by what others say about him.

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