Better to be pruned to grow than cut up to burn.
This quote is about discipline.
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John Trapp (1601 1669) was an Anglican who wrote a comprehensive commentary on the bible. This large compendium is still read today and is known for its pithy statements and quotable prose.
Immature love says: I love you because I need you. Mature love says: I need you because I love you.
Progress is impossible without change, and those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything.
To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.
Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal; nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude.
The poor have sometimes objected to being governed badly; the rich have always objected to being governed at all.
Man is a beautiful machine that works very badly.
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