A stumbling block to the pessimist is a stepping-stone to the optimist.
More quotes by Eleanor Roosevelt
In all our contacts it is probably the sense of being really needed and wanted which gives us the greatest satisfaction and creates the most lasting bond.
Will people ever be wise enough to refuse to follow bad leaders or to take away the freedom of other people?
More quotes about Wisdom
There is no rule more invariable than that we are paid for our suspicions by finding what we suspect.
Our inventions are wont to be pretty toys, which distract our attention from serious things. They are but improved means to an unimproved end, We are in great haste to construct a magnetic telegraph from Maine to Texas; but Maine and Texas, it may be, have nothing important to communicate.
The secret of being miserable is to have leisure to bother about whether you are happy or not. The cure for it is occupation.
Of course, money will do after its kind, and will steadily work to unspiritualize and unchurch the people to whom it was bequeathed.
Method goes far to prevent trouble in business: for it makes the task easy, hinders confusion, saves abundance of time, and instructs those that have business depending, both what to do and what to hope.
People usually think according to their inclinations, speak according to their learning and ingrained opinions, but generally act according to custom.