Quotes March 15, 2017

Highly educated young people are tutored, taught and monitored in all aspects of their lives, except the most important, which is character building. When it comes to this, most universities leave them alone.
David Brooks


Live always in the best company when you read.
Sydney Smith,
clergyman and philosopher



“A few rare individuals refuse to have limited lives. They drive through tremendous amounts of pain—from rejections and failures to shorter moments of embarrassment and anxiety. Because they avoid nothing, they can pursue their highest aspirations. They seem more alive than the rest of us.”
Phil Stutz and Barry Michels



Life is not lost by dying! Life is lost minute by minute, day by dragging day, in all the thousand, small, uncaring ways.
Stephen Vincent Benet,



“We needs must love the highest when we see it.”
Alfred Lord Tennyson



It is not happiness that makes us grateful, but gratefulness that makes us happy.
Brother David Steindl-Rast