Says Epictetus, the Greek philosopher, “In the long run, every man will pay the penalty for his own misdeeds. The man who remembers this will be angry with no one, indignant with no one, revile no one, blame no one, offend no one, hate no one.”
The mind offers the individual far more intriguing possibilities than any unexplored planet
If the world is to know the peace that God meant for us to enjoy, sooner or later all must strive earnestly to eliminate personal faults and failings, while increasing their consideration of others
Our prayers for greater knowledge, peace, prosperity, health, happiness, security, forgiveness, and our many personal fears and wishes, are all heard and carefully considered by those who are attuned to us and who are vitally concerned with our well-being
Thought given to the practice of the virtues requires a measure of mental control that tends to expand our reasoning power in a way conducive not only to our personal well-being but our advancement as well.