“All cruelty springs from weakness.”
“If you have no confidence in self, you are twice defeated in the race of life.”
“Mistakes are proof that you are trying.”
“It’s not what you look at that matters, it’s what you see.”
“The greatest pleasure in life is doing what people say you cannot do.”
“To avoid criticism, do nothing, say nothing, and be nothing.”
“Do not strive to become whom others want you to be, but whom God made you to be.”
“These are the few ways we can practice humility:
To speak as little as possible of one’s self.
To mind one’s own business.
Not to want to manage other people’s affairs.
To avoid curiosity.
To accept contradictions and correction cheerfully.
To pass over the mistakes of others.
To accept insults and injuries.
To accept being slighted, forgotten and disliked.
To be kind and gentle even under provocation.
Never to stand on one’s dignity.
To choose always the hardest.”
“A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at him.”
“The less you respond to rude, critical, argumentative people…the more peaceful your life will become.”