One is absolutely sickened, not by the crimes that the wicked have committed, but by the punishments that the good have inflicted; and a community is infinitely more brutalised by the habitual employment of punishment than it is by the occasional occurrence of crime.
Happiness comes from the soul’s satisfaction not from satisfaction of vitals or body.
You cannot make yourself feel something you do not feel, but you can make yourself do right in spite of your feelings.
If you have known yourself, you have known everything else. Know that, by knowing which, you will know everything else. The Bible says, “Seek that kingdom within you.” Once you have found that, then everything else will be automatically added unto you; you don’t have to go looking for things outside; they will all come to you.
Start by doing what’s necessary; then do what’s possible; and suddenly you are doing the impossible