Self Improvement Quotes cont'd...
"What we are today comes from our thoughts of yesterday,
and our present thoughts build our life of tomorrow.
Our life is the creation of our mind."
"I am careful not to confuse excellence with perfection.
Excellence, I can reach for; perfection is God's business."
~Michael J. Fox~
"Unless you try to do something beyond what
you have mastered, you will never grow."
"We are what we repeatedly do."
"Moral excellence comes about as a result of habit.
We become just by doing just acts, temperate by
doing temperate acts, brave by doing brave acts."
"What you dislike in another take care to correct in yourself."
"Look within, for within is the wellspring of virtue,
which will not cease flowing, if you cease not from digging."
"How ridiculous not to flee from one's own wickedness, which
is possible, yet endeavor to flee from another's which is not."
"Let everyone sweep in front of his own door
and the whole world will be clean."
~Johann Wolfgang von Goethe~
"The things which hurt, instruct."
"Be always at war with your vices, at peace with your
neighbors, and let each new year find you a better man."
"In oneself lies the whole world and if you know how to look and learn, the door is there and the key is in your hand. Nobody on earth can give you either the key or the door to open, except yourself."
"Anticipate meeting obstacles, but also anticipate overcoming them."
"Discontent is the source of all trouble,but also
of all progress, in individuals and nations."
"The most useless are those who never change through the years."
~Sir James M. Barrie~