I am, indeed, a king, because I know how to rule myself.
Remember not only to say the right thing in the right place, but far more difficult still, to leave unsaid the wrong thing at the tempting moment.
(January 17, 1706 - April 17, 1790)
You cannot control what happens to you, but you can control your attitude toward what happens to you, and in that, you will be mastering change rather than allowing it to master you.
Finding oneself was a misnomer; a self is not found but made
(November 30, 1907 - )
My fault, my failure, is not in the passions I have, but in my lack of control of them.
(March 12, 1922 - October 21, 1969)
I would rather have swung away.
There are no menial jobs, only menial attitudes.
William J. Brennan, Jr.
Life can be found only in the present moment. The past is gone, the future is not yet here, and if we do not go back to ourselves in the present moment, we cannot be in touch with life.
Thich Nhat Hanh