If you have knowledge, let others light their candles at it.
“We bring forth weeds when our quick minds lie still.”
William Shakespeare, 1564-1616
“Always mistrust a subordinate who never finds fault with his superior.”
John Churton Collins, 1848-1908
“The important thing in life is to have great aim and to possess the aptitude and the perseverance to attain it.” – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, 1749-1832
“A man cannot be comfortable without his own approval.”
“Each time a man stands up for an ideal, or acts to improve the lot of others, or strikes out against injustice, he sends forth a tiny ripple of hope, and crossing each other from a million different centers of energy and daring, those ripples build a current that can sweep down the mightiest walls of oppression and resistance.”
“Good manners are made up of petty sacrifices.”
Ralph Waldo Emerson, “Social Aims” in The Complete Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson
Far away there in the sunshine are my highest aspirations. I may not reach them, but I can look up and see their beauty, believe in them, and try to follow where they lead.
Louisa May Alcott,
“If you are brave enough to say good-bye, life will reward you with a new hello.”
“A man is not only happy but wise also, if he is trying, during his lifetime, to be the sort of man he wants to be found at his death.”
homas à Kempis
My life is my message.