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“Once, when my feet were bare…” Sadi, The Gulistan

“Once, when my feet were bare, and I had not the means of obtaining shoes I came to the chief of Kufah in a state of much dejection, and saw there a man who had no feet. I returned thanks to God and acknowledged his mercies, and endured my want of shoes with patience.” Sadi, […]

“Whatever you are…” Abraham Lincoln

“Whatever you are, be a good one.” Abraham Lincoln

“I have often depended on…” Adrienne E. Gusoff

“I have often depended on the blindness of strangers.” Adrienne E. Gusoff

“Loving people live in a…” Wayne Dyer

“Loving people live in a loving world. Hostile people live in a hostile world. But it’s the same world. How come?” Wayne Dyer

“Most human beings have an…” Aldous Huxley

“Most human beings have an almost infinite capacity for taking things for granted.” Aldous Huxley

“Enjoy life. There’s plenty of…” Anonymous

“Enjoy life. There’s plenty of time to be dead.” Anonymous

“Write the bad things that…” Arabic Parable

“Write the bad things that are done to you in sand, but write the good things that happen to you on a piece of marble.” Arabic Parable

“It is not only wrong…” Oswald Chambers

“It is not only wrong to worry, it is unbelief; worrying means we do not believe that God can look after the practical details of our lives, and it is never anything but those details that worry us.” Oswald Chambers

“Time is the coin of…” Carl Sandburg

“Time is the coin of your life. It is the only coin you have, and only you can determine how it will be spent. Be careful lest you let other people spend it for you.” Carl Sandburg

“Thou should’st eat to live…” Cicero

“Thou should’st eat to live; not live to eat.” Cicero

“There are always flowers…” Henri Matisse

“There are always flowers for those who want to see them.” Henri Matisse

“It is better to know…” James Thurber

“It is better to know some of the questions than all of the answers.” James Thurber

“You can complain because roses…” Ziggy

“You can complain because roses have thorns or you can rejoice because thorns have roses.” Ziggy

“Those who are contented…” Chuang-Tzu

“Those who are contented and at ease with the moment, those who live in accord with the course of Nature, cannot be affected by sorrow or joy. That’s what the ancients called release from bondage.”   – Chuang-Tzu

“Everything that will happen…” Seneca

“Everything that will happen belongs to the domain of the uncertain. Live now.”   – Seneca

“Believe each day that…” Horace

“Believe each day that has dawned is your last, and some hour for which you haven’t been expecting will prove lovely.”   – Horace

“Overlook what tomorrow may…” Horace

“Overlook what tomorrow may bring, and count as profit every day that Fate allows.”   – Horace

“The life of the folly…” Epicurus

“The life of the folly is empty of gratitude, full of anxiety, all of it focused in the ghosts of the future.”   – Epicurus