Do not speak- unless it improves on silence.
You can explore the universe looking for somebody who is more deserving of your love and affection than you are yourself,
and you will not find that person anywhere.
"We can easily forgive a child who is afraid of the dark; the real tragedy is when men are afraid of the light." -- Plato
The beginning of wisdom is found in doubting; by doubting we come to the question, and by seeking we may come upon the truth." -- Pierre Abelard
"You are where you are today because you stand on somebody's shoulders. And wherever you are heading, you cannot get there by yourself. If you stand on the shoulders of others, you have a reciprocal responsibility to live your life so that others may stand on your shoulders. It's the quid pro quo of life. We exist temporarily through what we take, but we live forever through what we give" -- Vernon Jordan, in a speech at Howard University, 2002.
"It is not necessary to advertise food to hungry people, fuel to cold people, or houses to the homeless."
-- John Kenneth Galbraith -
To attract attractive people, you must be attractive. To attract powerful people, you must be powerful. To attract committed people, you must be committed. Instead of going to work on them, you go to work on yourself. If you become, you can attract.
After you become a millionaire, you can give all of your money away because what's important is not the million dollars; what's important is the person you have become in the process of becoming a millionaire.
We must all suffer from one of two pains: the pain of discipline or the pain of regret. The difference is discipline weighs ounces while regret weighs tons.