Believe that life is worth living, and your belief will help create the fact.
philosopher and psychologist
Look well into thyself; there is a source of strength which will always spring up if thou wilt always look there.
“It’s faith in something and enthusiasm for something that makes a life worth living.”
Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr.
Education is the movement from darkness to light.
There are two kinds of light — the glow that illumines, and the glare that obscures.
“We can easily forgive a child who is afraid of the dark; the real tragedy of life is when men are afraid of the light.”
A teenage boy had just passed his driving test and inquired of his father as to when they could discuss his use of the car.
His father said he’d make a deal with his son, “You bring your grades up from a C to a B average, study your Bible a little and get your hair cut.
Then we’ll talk about the car. ”
The boy thought about that for a moment, decided he’d settle for the offer and they agreed on it.
After about six weeks his father said, “Son, you’ve brought your grades up and I’ve observed that you have been studying your Bible, but I’m disappointed you haven’t had your hair cut. ”
The boy said, “You know, Dad, I’ve been thinking about that, and I’ve noticed in my studies of the Bible that Samson had long hair, John the Baptist had long hair, Moses had long hair, and there’s even strong evidence that Jesus had long hair. ”
The Dad’s reply: “Did you also notice that they all walked everywhere they went?