Flashcards in Asselta - Opening and Fall Quotes - Midterm Deck (65)
"Seek not to understand that you may believe, but seek to believe that you may understand."
"More things are wrought by prayer than this world will ever know."
St. Thomas Aquinas
"It all comes down to the big D: D for discipline."
"We are what we repeatedly do, excellence then is a habit."
"Good lives are made so by discipline."
"Knowledge makes a bloody entry."
St. Thomas Aquinas
"I didn't do the best possible job but I did the best that I could do and therefore I couldn't have done any better."
."It is not in the stars to hold our destiny but in ourselves"
"The educated differ from the uneducated as much as the living from the dead."
"I've never known a man worth his salt, who in the long run, deep down in his heart, didn't appreciate the grind, the discipline. There is something in good men that really yearns for, needs the discipline."
"The way of a sluggard is hemmed in as with thorns. The path of the diligent, a highway."
"Criticize a conceited man, and he will hate you for it. Criticize a wise man, and he will respect you for it."
"Gratitude is not only the parent of all virtues, it is greatest of all virtues."
One of the marvels of personality is its resistance to prediction. One man's paralyzing trauma is another man's invitation to take control of his life; one women's grounds for insanity is another women's gaud to a dramatic shaping of oneself."
"A man is three persons: the person he thinks he is, the person others think he is, and the person God knows he is."
Samuel Brown - First Lexicon (Dictionary)
"Nothing great was ever achieved without without enthusiasm."
Ralph Waldo Emerson
"Speak not for the fool's hearing, he will despise the wisdom of your words."
"Whether you think you can, or you think you can't, you're right."
"Man's greatest weakness is self-doubt."
""Beauty is truth, truth beauty," - that is all Ye know on earth, and all ye need to know."
"Art imitates life."
"Men are monsters of their own fate."
"Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, vision cleared, ambition inspired, and success achieved."
"If you tell the truth, you don't have to remember anything."
"Careful of your enemies, they will point out your faults."
"Only the truly disciplined person is free."
"Preach the Gospel, use words if necessary."
"If it is to be, it is up to me."