The important thing is not the finding, it is the seeking, it is the devotion with which one spins the wheel of prayer and scripture, discovering the truth little by little. If this machine gave you the truth immediately, you would not recognize it, because your heart would not have been purified by the long quest. Ursula K. LeGuin quotes
Habit is the beneficent harness of routine which enables silly men to live respectfully and unhappy men to live calmly
I have found it impossible to carry the heavy burden of responsibility … without the help and support of the woman I love.
He that killeth an ox is as he that slew a man; he that sacrificeth a lamb is as he that cut off a dog
I do not give you to posterity as a pattern to imitate, but as an example to deter.
All of the insights that we might ever need have already been captured by others in books. The important question is this: In the last ninety days, with this treasure of information that could change our lives, our fortunes, our relationships, our health, our children and our careers for the better, how many books have we read?
Non-participation gives us hardening of the attitude. Life goes on, and if we do not participate, life still goes on. If a negative attitude is not getting us where we want to go, then why not change the attitude? Reshaping attitudes is possible. Awareness is the key initial step.
The delicate and infirm go for sympathy, not to the well and buoyant, but to those who have suffered like themselves.
Be there next time happiness visits you.- Mariana Fulger