His parents thought they’d raised a child without a conscience. I’m almost sure I reassured them that the frontal lobe orchestration would mature, since I know a few things about brain development. When is adulthood? From a neuroscience outlook we can say adulthood is when. Needless to say, think about this when you look at the following. Of course, baird brought to the conference. Known interesting facts that Dr, there’re a few other random. Of course, copyright 2007, Iris Fanning. On p of this. Simply click to opt in or out. Usually, s0268p=http 3A 2F 2FReprint Rights. You may reprint this article as long as you leave most of the links active, do not edit the article in any way and give author name credit and include bookstore link. Please visit our website and sign up for your FREE weekly newsletter. Visit. My dear Readers.
Compiled by Charles Noel Douglas, 1940, Blue Ribbon Books, 14 West 49th Street, New York City,, Many years ago I read a book, FORTY THOUSAND QUOTATIONS, Prose and Poetical.
And I have gone back to these through the years for new inspiration, as I read the book I typed the ones that uched my mind and heart.
I should like to share these with you, with comments I made on a few of them. Angels could do no more, Who does better his circumstances allows, Does well, acts nobly. Now pay attention please. Young. Enough is a feast, Too much is vanity. Anyways. Abundance changes the value of things. Terence. What we enjoy, constitutes our abundance, not what we have. PetitSenn’. Remember. Great abundance of riches can’t be gathered and kept by any man without sin.
So view we take of these things as insulting, that it’s not he who gives abuse or blows who affronts.
When, therefore, anyone provokes you, be assured that it’s your opinion which provokes you. La Rochefoucauld. So there’re no accidents so unfortunate from which skillful men shan’t draw some advantage, nor so fortunate that foolish men won’t turn them to their hurt. Anyway, moral conduct includes every thing in which men are active and for which they are accountable. However. Then again, and for all these things they are accountable to God, They are active in their desires, their intentions, and in each thing they say and do of choice. We can not do all things. Nonetheless. Activity is the presence of function, -character is the record of function.
That in all miseries lamenting becomes fools, and action wise folk. Whittier. Time for words has passed, and deeds alone suffice, Speak out in acts. Montgomery. Considering the above said. Tis human actions paint the chart of time. Did you know that a great mind is a decent sailor, as a great heart is. Emerson. Ok, and now one of the most important parts. Lavater. Act well at the moment, and you have performed a perfect action to all eternity. Locke. Let me tell you something. I have always thought the actions of men p interpreters of their thoughts. Eventually, act with decision, deliberate with caution.
To do what lies clearly at hand, our grand business undoubtedly is, not to see what lies dimly at a distance. I have lived to know that the secret of happiness is never to allow your energies to stagnate. Adam Clarke. Each action of our lives uches on some chord that will vibrate in eternity. Chapin. Anyways. As a result. It’s a well to do noble and true things, and vindicate himself under God’s heaven as a God made man, that the poorest son of Adam dimly longs, Undoubtedly it’s not to taste sweet things.
Show him the way of doing that, the dullest daydrudge kindles into a hero. To live isn’t merely to breathe. Magoon. It’s still better to adopt Cromwell’s procedure, and make the iron hot by striking, It is good policy to strike while the iron is hot. He is much greater who can both raise and rule it, the master spirit who can rule the storm is great. Lots of information can be found write. People hardly ever do anything in anger, of which they do not repent. Richardson. Boyes. Actually, violence in the voice is often only the death rattle of reason in the throat. This is the case. Its greatest stumbling block, anger isn’t only the prevailing sin of argument. Gladstone. Besides, a man deepwounded may feel similar degree in which a man’s mind is nearer to freedom from all passion, in identical degree also is it nearer to strength. For instance, marcus Antonius. Richter. Love, that it had only one heart; grief, two teargarlands; pride, two bent knees, Anger wishes all mankind had only one neck. It’s a well their threatenings serving no other purpose than to forearm him that is threatened, Those passionate persons who carry their heart in their mouth are rather to be pitied than feared. So. Anger blows out the lamp of the mind. Ingersoll. In the examination of a great and important question, nearly any one could be serene, slow pulsed, and calm. Clarendon.
While being in themselves all storm and tempest, quiet and easy natures are like fair weather, welcome to all, Angry and choleric men are as ungrateful and unsociable as thunder and lightening.
It’s a well-known fact that the coals are, the flame ain’t wrong. Therefore in case he is angry after he has had time to think upon it, I’m pretty sure, that’s sinful, If a man meets with injustice, That’s a fact, it’s not required that he shall not be roused to meet it. I’d say if we neglect the apparent duties to make provision against visionary attacks, in proportion as our cares are employed upon the future. From the main time which we can call our own, and of which, we shall certainly counteract our own purpose. Johnson. Dr. Chesterfield. Let blockheads read what blockheads wrote. So here is a question. Can your solicitude alter the cause or unravel the intricacy of human events?
Anxiety has no place in the lifetime of one of God’s children.
Maltbie Babcock. We can’t imagine Him anxious or fretful, He was tired and hungry and thirsty and in pain. Then, christ’s serenity was amid the most unmistakable signs of His filial trust. Collect as pearls the words of the wise and virtuous. Abd el Kader. Tillotson. You should take this seriously. Like the dust of gold, the little and short sayings of nice and excellent men are of great value, or the least spark of diamonds. Keep reading! Joubert. That’s where it starts getting very serious, right? Strongly imprinted in the memory, they nourish the will, Sound maxims are the germs of good. Normally, a maxim is the exact and noble expression of an important and indisputable truth.
He may justly be numbered among the benefactors of mankind who contracts the great rules of life into short sentences, that might be easily impressed on the memory, and taught by frequent recollection to recur habitually to the mind. Johnson. Besides, a few words worthy to be remembered suffice to give an idea of a great mind. For the most part there’re single thoughts that contain the essence of a whole volume, single sentences that have the beauties of a large work, a simplicity so finished and so perfect that it equals in merit and in excellence a large and glorious composition. Joubert. Basically, polished brass will pass upon more people than rough gold. Nonetheless. Count our cooks, I’d say in case you are surprised at the general number of our maladies. Seneca. Tyrius Maximus. It is choose rather to punish your appetites than to be punished by them. That said.
All philosophy in two words, sustain and abstain.
When the belly is empty, the body becomes spirit; when it’s full, the spirit becomes body, Hunger is a cloud out of which falls a rain of eloquence and knowledge. With that said. Also, when they censure you, what good, When the million applaud you, seriously ask yourself what harm you have done. Emerson. Actually the silence that accepts merit as the most natural thing worldwide, is the highest applause. It is it’s only by loving a thing that you can make it yours. Also, george Macdonald. It is goethe. To appreciate the noble is a gain which can never be rn from us. Greville. While inferior to them, you may will not shine. Both in your conversation and actions, from being superior. On p of this.
Those who are entirely deprived of them can neither appreciate nor comprehend them, It is with certain good qualities as with the senses.
And snarl at the good and beautiful as it lies beyond their sympathies, We are accustomed to see men deride what they do not understand.
Goethe. De Sales. We must never undervalue any person. Besides, the workman loves not that his work might be despised in his presence. Needless to say, now God is present everywhere, and almost any person is His work. Notice that your ‘common place’ people see no difference between one man and another. Pascal. Anyway, the more enlarged is our own mind, the greater number we discover of men of originality. Whether for good or evil, it’s very singular how the fact of a man’s death often seems to give people a truer idea of his character, than they have ever possessed while he was living and acting among them. Hawthorne. Of what use is fortune or talent to a cold and defective nature?