A good discourse is that from which nothing can be retrenched without cutting into the quick.
We must never undervalue any person. The workman loves not that his work should be despised in his presence. Now… (read more)
When you encounter difficulties and contradictions, do not try to break them, but bend them with gentleness and time.
While I am busy with little things, I am not required to do greater things.
True progress quietly and persistently moves along without notice.
Never be in a hurry; do everything quietly and in a calm spirit. Do not lose your inner peace for… (read more)
Nothing is so strong as gentleness, nothing so gentle as real strength.
Reputation is rarely proportioned to virtue.