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Sitting quietly, doing nothing, spring comes and the grass grows by itself.

My friend, why have you drifted so far away? All motion is relative, maybe it is you who have moved away by standing still.
Anything you do can get you fired; this includes doing nothing.
Doing nothing is the most tiresome job in the world because you cannot quit and rest.
Many individuals have, like uncut diamonds, shining qualities beneath a rough exterior.
Quarrel? Nonsense; we have not quarreled. If one is not to get into a rage sometimes, what is the good of being friends?
A quarrel between friends, when made up, adds a new tie to friendship.
Wise men do not quarrel with each other.
The test of a man or woman's breeding is how they behave in a quarrel.
Everything can be improved.
One of the rarest things that a man ever does, is to do the best he can.
Who questions much, shall learn much, and retain much.
For every why he had a wherefore.
A timid question will always receive a confident answer.
It is not the answer that enlightens, but the question.
If you want a wise answer, ask a reasonable question.
It is not enough for me to ask question; I want to know how to answer the one question that seems to encompass everything I face: What am I here for?
You can tell whether a man is clever by his answers. You can tell whether a man is wise by his questions.
Faith has to do with things that are not seen, and hope with things that are not in hand.
To disregard what the world thinks of us is not only arrogant but utterly shameless.
There are two way of establishing a reputation, one to be praised by honest people and the other to be accused by rogues. It is best, however, to secure the first one, because it will always be accompanied by the latter.
Laughter is not at all a bad beginning for a friendship, and it is far the best ending for one.
None of us can stand other people having the same faults as ourselves.
I can believe anything provided it is incredible.
I have found that most of the things I want from living I must get from people.
Our necessities never equal our wants.
Make sure you want it enough.
Realize what you really want. It stops you from chasing butterflies and puts you to work digging gold.
I want to be what I was when I wanted to be what I am now.
I discovered a long time ago that if I helped people get what they wanted, I would always get what I wanted and I would never have to worry.
Try to eliminate the word SHOULD from your vocabulary. And try doing so without replacing it with OUGHT or YOU BETTER.
Getting anything changes it from being desirable to just being taken for granted.
When a man's willing and eager the god's join in.
A man can do all things if he but wills them.
If your self-worth is based on anything other than your relationship with Christ, you are in big trouble.
The Ten Commandments were not a suggestion.
All that you accomplish or fail to accomplish with your life is the direct result of your thoughts.
Our life is what our thoughts make it. A man will find that as he alters his thoughts toward things and other people, things and other people will alter towards him.
You are today where your thoughts have brought you; you will be tomorrow where your thoughts take you.
Thinking more than others about our own thoughts is not self-centeredness. It means that if asked what's on our mind, we are less likely to mention being aware of the world around us, and more likely to mention our inner reflections. But we are less likely to mention thinking about other people.
You live with your thoughts -- so be careful what they are.
The freedom now desired by many is not freedom to do and dare but freedom from care and worry.
Blessed is the person who is too busy to worry in the daytime, and too sleepy to worry at night.
What's the use of worrying? It never was worth while, so pack up your troubles in your old kit-bag, and smile, smile, smile.
Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. And the peace of God which transcends all understanding will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus. [Philippians 4:6, 7]
Worry does not empty tomorrow of its sorrow; it empties today of its strength.
There are two days in the week on which I never worry; One is yesterday and the other is tomorrow.
As a rule, men worry more about what they can't see than about what they can.
Do not worry about holding high position; worry rather about playing your proper role.
Words may show a man's wit but actions his meaning.
Mistakes are painful when they happen, but years later a collection of mistakes is what is called experience.
A well adjusted person is one who makes the same mistake twice without getting nervous.
Dreams do come true, if we only wish hard enough, You can have anything in life if you will sacrifice everything else for it.
To the man who only has a hammer, everything he encounters begins to look like a nail.
There is one thing stronger than all the armies in the world, and that is an idea whose time has come.
An idea, to be suggestive, must come to the individual with the force of revelation.
A new idea is like a child. It's easier to conceive than to deliver.
If you are possessed by an idea, you find it expressed everywhere, you even smell it.
Everything begins with an idea.
We are never more discontented with others than when we are discontented with ourselves.
The easiest kind of relationship is with ten thousand people, the hardest is with one.
The only way of knowing a person is to love them without hope.
Men give advice; God gives guidance.
As you walk through the valley of the unknown, you will find the footprints of Jesus both in front of you and beside you.
People are changed, not by coercion or intimidation, but by example.
God brings men into deep waters not to drown them, but to cleanse them.
I went to the root of things, and found nothing but Him alone.
People see God every day; they just don't recognize Him.
But from there you will seek the Lord you God and you will find Him if you search for Him with all your heart and all your soul. [Deuteronomy 4:29]
God hears no more than the heart speaks; and if the heart be dumb, God will certainly be deaf.
Every day people are straying away from the church and going back to God.
God can only do for you what He can do through you.
We may seek God by our intellect, but we only can find him with our heart.
Why indeed must God be a noun? Why not a verb -- the most active and dynamic of all.
One and God make a majority.
God is at home, it's we who have gone out for a walk.
God hath entrusted me with myself.
I believe God is managing affairs and that He doesn't need any advice from me. With God in charge, I believe everything will work out for the best in the end. So what is there to worry about.
Tears are nature's lotion for the eyes. The eyes see better for being washed by them.
The eyes like sentinel occupy the highest place in the body.
The eyes see only what the mind is prepared to comprehend.
It is the eye of other people that ruin us. If I were blind I would want, neither fine clothes, fine houses or fine furniture.
One's eyes are what one is, one's mouth is what one becomes.
What we learn only through the ears makes less impression upon our minds than what is presented to the trustworthy eye.
Of all the senses, sight must be the most delightful.
The eye is the mirror of the soul.
It is better to trust the eyes rather than the ears.
The eyes are not responsible when the mind does the seeing.
Eyes lie if you ever look into them for the character of the person.
He does much who loves God much, and he does much who does his deed well, and he does his deed well who does it rather for the common good than for his own will.
Don't think so much about who is for or against you, rather give all your care, that God be with you in everything you do.
When we want to know God's will, there are three things which always concur: the inward impulse, the Word of God and the trend of circumstances. Never act until these three things agree.
I know God will not give me anything I can't handle. I just wish that He didn't trust me so much.
If the Lord be with us, we have no cause of fear. His eye is upon us, His arm over us, His ear open to our prayer--His grace sufficient, His promises unchangeable.
If you gain, you gain all; if you lose, you lose nothing. Wager then without hesitation, that He exists.
One on God's side is a majority.
You are within God. God is within you.
Man does what he can, God does what he will.
God is not external to anyone, but is present with all things, though they are ignorant that he is so.
What men usually ask for when they pray to God is, that two and two may not make four.
Don't worry about people stealing your ideas. If your ideas are any good, you'll have to ram them down people's throats.
An idea is never given to you without you being given the power to make it reality. You must, nevertheless, suffer for it.
A good idea plus capable men cannot fail; it is better than money in the bank.
It is the nature of thought to find its way into action.
It is useless to send armies against ideas.
There is no adequate defense, except stupidity, against the impact of a new idea.
Get your ideas on paper and study them. Do not let them go to waste!
If you want to get across an idea, wrap it up in a person.
Do not follow the ideas of others, but learn to listen to the voice within yourself. Your body and mind will become clear and you will realize the unity of all things.
Great people talk about ideas. Small people talk about other people.
Ideas move fast when their time comes.
A mind once stretched by a new idea never regains its original dimensions.
Many ideas grow better when transplanted into another mind than in the one where they sprung up.
When a woman is speaking to you, listen to what she says with her eyes.
Let others confide in you. It may not help you, but it surely will help them.
The greatest gift you can give another is the purity of your attention.
No one is as deaf as the man who will not listen.
Learn to listen. Opportunity could be knocking at your door very softly.
Be a good listener. Your ears will never get you in trouble.
God gave us two ears and one mouth, so we can hear twice as much as we say.
One of the hardest things to do in life is to listen without intent to reply.
Inaction may be the biggest form of action.
Who ever is out of patience is out of possession of their soul.
It doesn't matter what we do until we accept ourselves. Once we accept ourselves, it doesn't matter what we do.
If a person lacks self-acceptance, he can't live with himself; if he lacks self-criticism, others can't live with him.
Nothing is a greater impediment to being on good terms with others than being ill at ease with yourself.
We are constantly invited to be who we are.
I'm not trying to prove anybody wrong, I'm just trying to prove something to myself.
It's surprising how many persons go through life without ever recognizing that their feelings toward other people are largely determined by their feelings toward themselves, and if you're not comfortable within yourself, you can't be comfortable with others.
When fight begins within himself, a man's worth something.
I count him braver who overcomes his desires than him who conquers his enemies; for the hardest victory is over self.
The best time for you to hold your tongue is the time you feel you must say something or bust.
He who conquers himself is the mightiest warrior.
We improve ourselves by victories over ourselves. There must be contest, and we must win.
Self-disciplined begins with the mastery of your thoughts. If you don't control what you think, you can't control what you do. Simply, self-discipline enables you to think first and act afterward.
He who controls others may be powerful, but he who has mastered himself is mightier still.
He that would govern others, first should be the master of himself.
Love yourself first and everything else falls into line. You really have to love yourself to get anything done in this world.
Study to be what you wish to seem.
Work out your own salvation. Do not depend on others.
It is easy to live for others, everybody does. I call on you to live for yourselves.
Trust yourself, then you will know how to live.
Respect yourself if you would have others respect you.
Every new adjustment is a crisis in self-esteem.
The hardest arithmetic to master is that which enables us to count our blessings.
Whatever your job, it is important if it is what God wants you to do.
The confidence which we have in ourselves gives birth to much of that which we have in others.

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