Compassion The Basis Of Morality

“People will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.”
~ Maya Angelou

“Compassion will cure more sins than condemnation.”
~ Henry Ward Beecher

“Compassion is not religious business, it is human business, it is not luxury, it is essential for our own peace and mental stability, it is essential for human survival.”
~ Dalai Lama

“Compassion is the basis of all morality”
~ Arthur Schopenhauer

“You cannot do a kindness too soon, for you never know how soon it will be too late.”
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

“The worst sin toward our fellow creatures is not to hate them, but to be indifferent to them: that’s the essence of inhumanity.”
~ George Bernard Shaw

“If we have no peace, it is because we have forgotten that we belong to each other.”
~ Mother Teresa

“Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a harder battle”
~ Plato

“No matter who we are, no matter how successful, no matter what our situation, compassion is something we all need to receive and give.”
~ Catherine Pulsifer

“The most worth-while thing is to try to put happiness into the lives of others.”
~ Robert Baden-Powell

“Suffering and joy teach us, if we allow them, how to make the leap of empathy, which transports us into the soul and heart of another person.”
~ Fritz William

“The greatest degree of inner tranquility comes from the development of love and compassion. The more we care for the happiness of others, the greater is our own sense of well-being.”
~ Tenzin Gyatso

“How can you expect a man who’s warm to understand one who’s cold.”
~ Alexander Solzhenitsyn

“Remember that everyone you meet is afraid of something, loves something, and has lost something.”
~ Proverb

The Magic of Work

“Happiness is not in the mere possession of money; it lies in the joy of achievement, in the thrill of creative effort.”
~ Franklin D. Roosevelt

“I’m a greater believer in luck, and I find the harder I work the more I have of it.”
~ Thomas Jefferson

“Success isn’t always about greatness. It’s about consistency. Consistent hard work leads to success. Greatness will come.”
~ Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson

“Hard work spotlights the character of people: some turn up their sleeves, some turn up their noses, and some don’t turn up at all.”
~ Sam Ewing

“Perseverance is the hard work you do after you get tired of doing the hard work you already did.”
~ Newt Gingrich

“I work very hard, and I play very hard. I’m grateful for life. And I live it – I believe life loves the lover of it. I live it.”
~ Maya Angelou

“A dream does not become reality through magic; it takes sweat, determination and hard work.”
~ Colin Powell

“Who you are tomorrow begins with what you do today.”
~ Tim Fargo

“Dreams don’t work unless you do.”
~ John C. Maxwell

“The difference between greed and ambition is a greedy person desires things he isn’t prepared to work for.”
~ Habeeb Akande

“Nobody ever drowned in his own sweat.”
~ Ann Landers

“Success is dependent upon the glands – sweat glands.”
~ Zig Ziglar

“I would rather risk wearing out than rusting out.”
~ Theodore Roosevelt

“Things may come to those who wait, but only the things left by those who hustle.”
~ Abraham Lincoln

“If you work hard enough and assert yourself, and use your mind and imagination, you can shape the world to your desires.”
~ Malcolm Gladwell

“The best way to learn is by doing. The only way to build a strong work ethic is getting your hands dirty.”
~ Alex Spanos

“When you play, play hard; when you work, don’t play at all.”
~ Theodore Roosevelt

“Enjoy life, study hard, play hard, be kind to other people, set high standards, and don’t be afraid to say ‘No.'”
~ Nia Long

“Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.”
~ Thomas Edison

“The only place where success comes before work is in the dictionary.”
~ Vidal Sassoon

“Laziness may appear attractive, but work gives satisfaction.”
~ Anne Frank

“Your work is going to fill a large part of your life, and the only way to be truly satisfied is to do what you believe is great work. And the only way to do great work is to love what you do.”
~ Steve Jobs

“A professional is someone who can do his best work when he doesn’t feel like it.”
~ Alistair Cook

“Find something you love to do and you’ll never have to work a day in your life”
~ Unknown origin often attributed to Confucius

Creditors Own Your Dignity

“A person who can’t pay gets another person who can’t pay to guarantee that he can pay. Like a person with two wooden legs getting another person with two wooden legs to guarantee that he has got two natural legs. It don’t make either of them able to do a walking-match.”
~ Charles Dickens

“Blest paper-credit! last and best supply! That lends corruption lighter wings to fly!”
~ Alexander Pope

“A pig bought on credit is forever grunting.”
~ Proverb

“Credit is like a looking-glass, which when once sullied by a breath, may be wiped clear again; but if once cracked can never be repaired.”
~ Sir Walter Scott

“The surest way to establish your credit is to work yourself into the position of not needing any.”
~ Maurice Switzer

“In God we trust; all others must pay cash.”
~ Unknown

The creditor hath a better memory than the debtor.
~ James Howell

The more credit you give away, the more will come back to you. The more you help others, the more they will want to help you.
~ Brian Tracy

“Creditors have better memories than debtors.”
~ English Saying

“Nothing seems expensive on credit.”
~ Czech Saying

“Even if there is nothing to laugh about, laugh on credit.”
~ Unknown

“Running into debt isn’t so bad. It’s running into creditors that hurts.”
~ Unknown

“Creditors have better memories than debtors.”
~ Benjamin Franklin

“A small debt makes a man your debtor, a large one your enemy.”
~ Irish Proverb

“Better to go to bed hungry than to wake up in debt.”
~ Old Proverb

“Birds have bills too, and they keep on singing.”
~ Anonymous

“Buying on the installment plan makes the months shorter and the years longer.”
~ Anonymous

“Credit buying is much like being drunk. The buzz happens immediately, and it gives you a lift. The hangover comes the day after.”
~ Dr. Joyce Brothers

“He that dies pays all his debts.”
~ William Shakespeare

“Interest works night and day in fair weather and in foul. It gnaws at a man’s substance with invisible teeth.”
~ Henry Ward Beecher

“Out of debt, out of danger.”
~ Proverb

“A creditor is worse than a slave-owner; for the master owns only your person, but a creditor owns your dignity, and can command it.”
~ Victor Hugo

Smiles Are Free

“The real man smiles in trouble, gathers strength from distress, and grows brave by reflection.”
~ Thomas Paine

“A warm smile is the universal language of kindness.”
~ William Arthur Ward

“A smile is happiness you’ll find right under your nose.”
~ Tom Wilson

“You take away all the other luxuries in life, and if you can make someone smile and laugh, you have given the most special gift: happiness.”
~ Brad Garrett

“Don’t cry because it’s over. Smile because it happened.”
~ Theodore Geisel (Dr Seuss)

“I love those who can smile in trouble.”
~ Leonardo da Vinci

“Nothing you wear is more important than your smile.”
~ Connie Stevens

“All the statistics in the world can’t measure the warmth of a smile.”
~ Chris Hart

“Use your smile to change the world but don’t let the world change your smile.”
~ Unknown

“Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around.”
~ Leo Buscaglia

“Every smile makes you a day younger.”
~ Chinese Proverb

“One who smiles rather than rages is always the stronger.”
~ Unknown

“Wear a smile and have friends; wear a scowl and have wrinkles.”
~ George Eliot

“Smile at the obstacle, for it is a bridge.”
~ Medusa

“If you see someone without a smile give them one of yours.”
~ Unknown

“Peace begins with a smile.”
~ Mother Teresa

“Smile, and let the world wonder why.”
~ Minnie Mouse (Disney)

“Man is here for the sake of other men – above all for those upon whose smiles and well-being our own happiness depends.”
~ Albert Einstein

“A smile is the best makeup any girl can wear.”
~ Marilyn Monroe

“Count your age by friends, not years. Count your life by smiles, not tears.”
~ John Lennon

“A smile is a curve that sets everything straight.”
~ Phyllis Diller

“Smile! It increases your face value.”
~ Robert Harling

“It is easy enough to be pleasant when life flows by like a song. But the man worthwhile is one who will smile when everything goes dead wrong.”
~ Ella Wheeler Wilcox

Got Any Ideas?

“Great minds discuss ideas; average minds discuss events; small minds discuss people.”
~ Eleanor Roosevelt

“No matter what people tell you, words and ideas can change the world.”
~ Robin Williams

“Ideas shape the course of history.”
~ John Maynard Keynes

“You don’t make progress by standing on the sidelines, whimpering and complaining. You make progress by implementing ideas.”
~ Shirley Chisholm

“Ideas are more powerful than guns. We would not let our enemies have guns, why should we let them have ideas.”
~ Joseph Stalin

“We don’t let them have ideas. Why would we let them have guns?”
~ Joseph Stalin

“I like to think of ideas as potential energy. They’re really wonderful, but nothing will happen until we risk putting them into action.”
~ Mae Jemison

“The best way to have a good idea is to have a lot of ideas.”
~ Linus Pauling

“Creativity is the process of having original ideas that have value. It is a process; it’s not random.”
~ Ken Robinson

“Be less curious about people and more curious about ideas.”
~ Marie Curie

“Ideas are like rabbits. You get a couple and learn how to handle them, and pretty soon you have a dozen.”
~ John Steinbeck

“Ideas are cheap. Ideas are easy. Ideas are common. Everybody has ideas. Ideas are highly, highly overvalued. Execution is all that matters.”
~ Casey Neistat

“We’ve had three big ideas at Amazon that we’ve stuck with for 18 years, and they’re the reason we’re successful: Put the customer first. Invent. And be patient.”
~ Jeff Bezos

“There are some ideas so wrong that only a very intelligent person could believe in them.”
~ George Orwell

“Everyone has an opinion, and the guy screaming for censorship may be the next guy to have his ideas cut off.”
~ Richard King

“Follow the path of the unsafe, independent thinker. Expose your ideas to the danger of controversy. Speak your mind and fear less the label of ‘crackpot’ than the stigma of conformity.”
~ Thomas J. Watson

“Men are mortal. So are ideas. An idea needs propagation as much as a plant needs watering. Otherwise both will wither and die.”
~ B. R. Ambedkar

“Great ideas originate in the muscles.”
~ Thomas A. Edison

“Reverie is when ideas float in our mind without reflection or regard of the understanding.”
~ John Locke

“Ideas can be life-changing. Sometimes all you need to open the door is just one more good idea.”
~ Jim Rohn

“Ideas percolate. Through natural selection, the best ones survive.”
~ Andrew Lo