Heat cannot be separated from fire, or beauty from The Eternal.
You will know that forgiveness has begun when you recall those who hurt you and feel the power to wish them well.
I do nothing but go about persuading you all, old and young alike, not to take thought for your persons or your properties, but and chiefly to care about the greatest improvement of the soul. I tell you that virtue is not given by money, but that from virtue comes money and every other good of man, public as well as private. This is my teaching, and if this is the doctrine which corrupts the youth, I am a mischievous person.
At college age, you can tell who is best at taking tests and going to school, but you can’t tell who the best people are. That worries the hell out of me.
No fate could rob us of our own– No circumstance can make it less; What time removes was but a loan, For what was ours we still possess.