Acceptance of what has happened is the first step to
overcoming the consequences of any misfortune.
Habit is the enormous flywheel of society, its most
precious conservative agent.
Human beings can alter their lives by altering their attitudes of mind.
Human beings, by changing the inner attitudes of their
minds, can change the outer aspects of their lives.
Man, biologically considered,…is the most formidable of
all the beasts of prey, and, indeed the only one that
preys systematically on its own species.
No fact in human nature is more characteristic than its
willingness to live on a chance.
Religion is a man’s total reaction upon life.
The ideas gained by men before they are twentyfive
are practically the only ideas they shall have in their
Whatever offence we have committed against the
heavenly host, through feebleness of understanding, or
through pride or through human nature, O God, take
from us this sin.
The best repentance is to up and act for righteousness