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Category: Inspirational Quotes

He That Has Never Known Adversity

Constant success shows us but one side of the world, for, as it surrounds us with friends who will tell us only our merits, so it silences those enemies from whom alone we can learn our defects.

Bright Days & Dark Days

There are bright days and dark days, and we must take advantage of the former, and be as little discouraged as possible about the latter. They are all in a lifetime, and the only way to have sunshine is to keep close to God.

Heroes Kindle Great Lights in the World

“The hero is one who kindles a great light in the world, who sets up blazing torches in the dark streets of life for men to see by. The saint is the man who walks through the dark paths of the world, himself a light.”

Quality Over Quantity in All Things

Let your guiding rule be not how much, but how good. A thing you do not want is expensive at any price. Avoid surplus. Choose quality over quantity.

Be an intelligent optimist

Cultivate the society of cheerful people. Read only pleasant subjects. Look for the best and highest things in life, and resolve to be an intelligent optimist.

Have a great and lofty purpose

Down deep in every human soul is a hidden longing, impulse, and ambition to do something fine and enduring. This feeling within is a summons to rise above.

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