I sincerely believe that it is far more beneficial and far less costly to help a child build confidence than it is to fix an adult who has little or none.

More favourite quotes

on April 29, 2013

Slide15Ralph Waldo Emerson was an American philosopher, essayist and poet who wrote some famous quotes.  Here are some of my favourites:

Nothing can bring you peace but yourself.

Five great enemies to peace inhabit us: avarice, ambition, envy, anger and pride. If those enemies were to be banished, we should infallibly enjoy perpetual peace.

Make yourself necessary to somebody.

The only way to have a friend is to be one.

As a man thinketh, so is he, and as a man chooseth, so is he.

Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.

The wise man in the storm prays God not for safety from danger, but for deliverance from fear.

What is success? To laugh often and much; To win the respect of intelligent people and the affection of children; To earn the appreciation of honest critics and endure the betrayal of false friends; To appreciate beauty; To find the best in others; To leave the world a bit better, whether by a healthy child, a garden patch or a redeemed social condition; To know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived; That is to have succeeded.


2 responses to “More favourite quotes

  1. Love this! Love the quotes. I may borrow one for my fb page sometime 🙂

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