Instead of always harping on a man’s faults, tell him of his virtues. Try to pull him out of his rut of bad habits. Hold up to him his better self, his real self that can dare and do and win out.
– Eleanor Porter (1868-1920) American Novelist
Self-respect is the root of discipline: The sense of dignity grows with the ability to say no to oneself.
– Abraham Joshua Heschel 1907-1972
You never know what you can do until you have to do it.
– Betty Ford, 1918-2011, Former First Lady and Founder of the Betty Ford Center
The beauty of memory is that it still sees beauty when beauty has faded.
– Paul Boese