“A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds.”
Francis Bacon, 1561-1626
“All know that the drop merges into the ocean but few know that the ocean merges into the drop.”
“He lives long that lives well; and time misspent is not lived but lost.”
Thomas Fuller, 1608-1661
Any fool can criticize, condemn and complain — and most fools do. But it takes character and self-control to be understanding and forgiving.
writer, lecturer and leadership consultant
“Even if it seems like it’s taking too long for what we want to arrive, it’s better to stay with the ache than abandon the desire.”
Integrity without knowledge is weak and useless, and knowledge without integrity is dangerous and dreadful.
“A merry heart doeth good like a medicine: but a broken spirit drieth the bones.”
In all these years I’ve learned, I hope, “not to take what is not given.”
Brother David Steindl-Rast