This is one on my favourites – stick up for yourself and your ideas unless it is clear that you need to change. Then do it quickly and maybe quietly!
- Never allow anyone
to rain on your parade
and thus cast a pall of gloom and defeat on the entire day.
- Remember that no talent, no self-denial, no brains, no character
are required to set up in the fault-finding business.
can have any power over you
unless you permit it.
- Your time is too precious
to be sacrificed in wasted days
combating the menial forces of hate, jealousy, and envy.
- Guard your fragile life carefully.
Only God can shape a flower,
but any foolish child
can pull it to pieces.