If you are humble nothing will touch you, neither praise nor disgrace, because you know what you are.”
 - Mother Teresa

  "Appreciation is a wonderful thing; it makes what is excellent in others belong to us as well."
  - Voltaire

"People do not seem to realize that their opinion of the world is also a confession of character."
  - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds."
 - Albert Einstein
“Do the thing you fear and the death of fear is certain.”
 - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"You can chain me, you can torture me, you can even destroy this body, but you will never imprison my mind."
 - Mahatma Gandhi
“Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself.”
 - Rumi

"What we have done for ourselves alone dies with us; what we have done for others and the world remains and is immortal."
  -  Albert Pike

“Non nobis solum nati sumus.
(Not for ourselves alone are we born.)”
 - Marcus Tullius Cicero

“If you judge people, you have no time to love them.”
 - Mother Teresa

"'Greater love has no one than this: to lay down one's life for one's friends.'"
 – John 15:13

"'He will reply, ‘Truly I tell you, whatever you did not do for one of the least of these, you did not do for me.'"
 - Matthew 25:45

"You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection."
- Buddha
“Good works is giving to the poor and the helpless, but divine works is showing them their worth to the One who matters.”
 - Criss Jami, Killosophy

“The wound is the place where the Light enters you.”
- Rumi

“Always forgive your enemies, nothing annoys them so much.”
 - Oscar Wilde

“But for the grace of God there goes John Bradford.”
- John Bradford (1510-1555), upon watching criminals being led to their execution

"The quality of mercy is not strained."
  - William Shakespeare, The Merchant of Venice

"Forgiveness is the fragrance the violet sheds on the heel that has crushed it."
- Mark Twain
"Sin is sweet in the beginning, but bitter in the end."
  - The Talmud

"The more Satan’s interest in us is crushed and decays, the more comfortably may we expect sufferings and death."
 - Matthew Henry

"What a strange illusion it is to suppose that beauty is goodness."
  - Leo Tolstoy

“The evil that is in the world almost always comes from ignorance, and good intentions may do as much harm as malevolence if they lack understanding.”
 - Albert Camus

“The key to growth is the introduction of higher dimensions of consciousness into our awareness.”
  - Lao Tzu, Chinese philosopher, 6th century BC

"Relativity applies to physics, not ethics"
 - Albert Einstein

"Setting an example is not the main means of influencing another, it is the only means."
- Albert Einstein
“Do not give dogs what is sacred; do not throw your pearls to pigs. If you do, they may trample them under their feet, and turn and tear you to pieces."
- Matthew 7:1-6

"People are unreasonable, illogical, and self-centered. Love them anyway."
- Mother Teresa
"Judge a man by his questions rather than his answers."
 - Voltaire

"...if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it lives its whole life believing that it is stupid."
  - A. Einstein

"God withholds his grace from covetous worldly people more than we are aware of."
 - Matthew Henry

"'But go and learn what this means: ‘I desire mercy, not sacrifice.’ For I have not come to call the righteous, but sinners.'"
 - Matthew 9:13

“A lonely day is God's way of saying that he wants to spend some quality time with you.”
 - Criss Jami, Killosophy

“Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower.”
 - Albert Camus

“The creation of a thousand forests is in one acorn.”
 - Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Raise your words, not voice. It is rain that grows flowers, not thunder.”
 - Rumi

"He stretches out the north over empty space;
He hangs the earth on nothing."
 - Job 26:7

"The universe is not only stranger than we imagine, it's stranger than we can imagine."
- British biologist Jack Haldane
“The Holy Spirit, by his influence and spiritual infusion, makes the earth conceive and bring forth the mortal Jesus [within you], who, as hanging from every tree, is the life and salvation of men.”
  - Augustine

"Once we accept our limits, we go beyond them."
 - Albert Einstein

"Luck is the residue of design."
- Branch Rickey

“Nobody has ever measured, not even poets, how much the heart can hold.”
 - Zelda Fitzgerald
“Failures are finger posts on the road to achievement.”
 - C. S. Lewis
“To learn without thinking is fatal; to think without learning is even worse.”
- Confucius, 551 BC - 479 BC

"Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance. "
- Confucius
"The price of wisdom is beyond rubies."
 - Job 28:18

"Truly I tell you, if you have faith as small as a mustard seed, you can say to this mountain, ‘Move from here to there,’ and it will move. Nothing will be impossible for you."
 - Matthew 17:20

"Jesus looked at them and said, 'With man this is impossible, but with God all things are possible.'"
 - Matthew 19:26

"'Truly I tell you, some who are standing here will not taste death before they see the kingdom of God.'"
 - Luke 9:27

"'In the same way, I tell you, there is rejoicing in the presence of the angels of God over one sinner who repents.'"
 - Luke 15:10

"'Neither shall they say, Lo here! or, lo there! for, behold, the kingdom of God is within you.'"
 - Luke 17:21

"For the Son of Man came to seek and to save the lost.”
 - Luke 19:10

"Jesus answered them, 'Destroy this temple, and I will raise it again in three days.'"
 - John 2:19

"'God is spirit, and his worshipers must worship in the Spirit and in truth.'"
 - John 4:24

"'I have come into the world as a light, so that no one who believes in me should stay in darkness.'"
 - John 12:46

"'You know the way to the place where I am going.'"
- John 14:4

"'I pray also for those who will believe in me through their message, that all of them may be one, Father, just as you are in me and I am in you. May they also be in us so that the world may believe that you have sent me. I have given them the glory that you gave me, that they may be one as we are one—I in them and you in me—so that they may be brought to complete unity.'"
 - John 17:20-23