Make haste in doing good; check your mind from evil; for the mind of him who is slow in doing meritorious actions delights in evil.
Because God has made us for Himself, our hearts are restless until they rest in Him.
- Saint Augustine of Hippo
The grace of the Guru is like an ocean. If one comes with a cup he will only get a cupful. It is no use complaining of the niggardliness of the ocean. The bigger the vessel the more one will be able to carry.
- Ramana Maharshi
There are two tragedies in life. One is to lose your heart's desire. The other is to gain it.
- George Bernard Shaw
Memoirs are a well-known form of fiction.
- Frank Harris
Gratitude is not only the greatest of virtues, but the parent of all others.
- Marcus Tullius Cicero
The scriptures teach us the best way of living, the noblest way of suffering, and the most comfortable way of dying.
- John Flavel
Success is getting what you want; happiness is wanting what you get.
- W. P. Kinsella
Music is to me, proof of the existence of God. It is so extraordinarily full of magic, and in tough times of my life I can listen to music and it makes such a difference.
- Kurt Vonnegut
I think there is only one quality worse than hardness of heart and that is softness of head.
- Theodore Roosevelt