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Anxiety is the rust of life, destroying its brightness and weakening its power. A childlike and abiding trust in Providence is its best preventive and remedy.

Anxiety is a thin stream of fear trickling through the mind. If encouraged, it cuts a channel into which all other thoughts are drained.
Happiness is not a brilliant climax to years of grim struggle and anxiety. It is a long succession of little decisions simply to be happy in the moment.
Self-defense is Nature's eldest law.
The easiest person to deceive is one's own self.
A man's own self is his friend. A man's own self is his foe.
By constant self-discipline and self-control you can develop greatness of character.
Know thyself. Nothing in excess. The Self is required to balance the Self.
If you do not conquer self, you will be conquered by self.
Self-esteem and self-contempt have specific odors; they can be smelled.
Self-love, is not so vile a sin as self-neglecting.
Self-love depressed becomes self-loathing.
Know what you want. Become your real self.
Lack of discipline leads to frustration and self-loathing.
In jealousy there is more of self-love than love.
The terrible fluidity of self-revelation.
All limits are self imposed.
All honor's wounds are self-inflicted.
Honesty is as rare as a man without self-pity.
Great woman belong to history and to self sacrifice.
Self-love is the greatest of all flatterers.
The only discipline that last is self discipline.
Self-command is the main discipline.
One must really have suffered oneself to help others.
It's not how much we give but how much love we put into giving.
Kind words can be short and easy to speak, but their echoes are truly endless.
In this life we cannot do great things. We can only do small things with great love
Loneliness and the feeling of being unwanted is the most terrible poverty.
Answered prayers cause more tears than those that remain unanswered.
If you can't feed a hundred people, then feed just one.
The biggest disease today is not leprosy or tuberculosis, but rather the feeling of being unwanted.
The problem is not that there are problems. The problem is expecting otherwise and thinking that having problems is a problem.
We have no problems, only situations. Not all problems have solutions, but all situations have outcomes.
We talk of choosing our friends, but friends are self-elected
Adversity causes some men to break, others to break records.
Friends are proved by adversity.
Many can bear adversity, but few contempt.
Prosperity discovers vice, adversity discovers virtue.
Fresh activity is the only means of overcoming adversity.
Adversity is the first path to truth.
He knows not his own strength that hath not met adversity
Sometimes adversity is what you need to face in order to become successful.
Adversity has the effect of eliciting talents, which in prosperous circumstances would have lain dormant.
Trust instinct to the end, even though you can give no reason.
Those who trust to chance must abide by the results of chance.
Never be afraid to trust an unknown future to a known God.
Trust no friend without faults, and love a woman, but no angel.
Only mediocrity can be trusted to be always at its best.
A faith that hasn't been tested can't be trusted.
Trust me not at all, or all in all.
Trust your instinct to the end, though you can render no reason.
You can't trust water: Even a straight stick turns crooked in it.
Knowledge is gained by learning; trust by doubt; skill by practice; love by love.
No man is wise enough, or good enough to be trusted with unlimited power.
He who believes in nobody knows that he himself is not to be trusted.
She knew how to trust people... a rare quality, revealing a character far above average.
Trust your hunches. They're usually based on facts filed away just below the conscious level.
Trust not yourself, but your defects to know, make use of every friend and every foe.
All I have seen teaches me to trust the creator for all I have not seen.
Trust in the person's promise, who dares to refuse what they fear they cannot perform.
Trust everybody, but cut the cards.
Put your trust in God and keep your powder dry.
Fear secretes acids; but love and trust are sweet juices.
Neither should a ship rely on one small anchor, nor should life rest on a single hope.
When the eyes say one thing, and the tongue another, a practiced man relies on the language of the first.
It is important to rely on your imagination for your sense of humor and your memory for your truths. Not the other way around.
Never trust the teller, trust the tale.
You may be deceived if you trust too much, but you will live in torment if you don't trust enough.
The glue that holds all relationships together -- including the relationship between the leader and the led is trust, and trust is based on integrity.
Faith is not belief without proof, but trust without reservation.
We are all selfish and I no more trust myself than others with a good motive.
He cannot be strict in judging, who does not wish others to be strict judges of himself.
Do not judge, and you will never be mistaken.
When you judge another, you do not define them, you define yourself.
How easy it is to judge rightly after one sees what evil comes from judging wrongly!
We judge others by their behavior. We judge ourselves by our intentions.
It took me a long time not to judge myself through someone else's eyes.
Things are not to be judged good or bad merely because the public think so.
We judge ourselves by what we feel capable of doing, while others judge us by what we have already done.
Time is the fairest and toughest judge.
If you judge people, you have no time to love them.
When money speaks the truth is silent.
Nagging is the repetition of unpalatable truths.
The most dangerous untruths are truths slightly distorted.
Sincerity and truth are the basis of every virtue.
Truth never damages a cause that is just.
Time discovered truth.
Man approaches the unattainable truth through a succession of errors.
The language of truth is unadorned and always simple.
Knowledge rests not upon truth alone, but upon error also.
We are free to yield to truth.
Some lies are so well disguised to resemble truth, that we should be poor judges of the truth not to believe them.
I tore myself away from the safe comfort of certainties through my love for truth; and truth rewarded me.
Beauty is truth, truth beauty -- that is all ye know on earth, and all ye need to know.
And you will know the truth, and the truth will make you free. [John 8:32]
Truth never hurts the teller.
You never find yourself until you face the truth.
Falsehood is cowardice, the truth courage.
Whatever satisfies the soul is truth.
Nothing ruins the truth like stretching it.
When in doubt, tell the truth.
Intense feeling too often obscures the truth.
Between whom there is hearty truth, there is love.
Truth is always the strongest argument.
While you live tell the truth and shame the devil.
Truth fears nothing but concealment.
When you want to fool the world, tell the truth.
Truth will rise above falsehood as oil above water.
Truth exists for the wise, beauty for the feeling heart.
The truth is lived, not taught.
Truth is not a matter of personal viewpoint.
Telling someone the truth is a loving act.
We would rather speak badly of ourselves than not talk about ourselves at all.
I am convinced we do not only love ourselves in others but hate ourselves in others too.
To keep the Golden Rule we must put ourselves in other people's places, but to do that consists in and depends upon picturing ourselves in their places.
Even if you fall on your face, you're still moving forward.
There is a difference between conceit and confidence. Conceit is bragging about yourself. Confidence means you believe you can get the job done.
Conceit, more rich in matter than in words, brags of his substance: they are but beggars who can count their worth.
The first sin in our universe was Lucifer's self conceit.
Nature abhors a vacuum. When a head lacks brains, nature fills it with conceit.
Conceit is a queer disease -- it makes everyone Sick except the person who has it.
Morality is not the doctrine of how we may make ourselves happy, but how we may make ourselves worthy of happiness.
Conceit is incompatible with understanding.

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