Small deeds done are better than great deeds planned.
A different world cannot be built by indifferent people.
The measure of life is not its duration, but its donation.
Teach us, O Lord, the disciplines of patience, for to wait is often harder than to work.
Most of us know perfectly well what we ought to do; our trouble is that we do not want to do it.
Lord, where we are wrong, make us willing to change; where we are right, make us easy to live with.
May we think of freedom, not as the right to do as we please, but as the opportunity to do what is right.
It is better to fail in a cause that will ultimately succeed than to succeed in a cause that will ultimately fail.
If you hug to yourself any resentment against anybody else, you destroy the bridge by which God would come to you.
When we long for life without difficulties, remind us that oaks grow strong in contrary winds and diamonds are made under pressure.