Religion is for people who fear hell, spirituality is for people who have been there.
A man is lucky if he is the first love of a woman.
A woman is lucky if she is the last love of a man.
To love means loving the unlovable. To forgive means pardoning the unpardonable. Faith means believing the unbelievable. Hope means hoping when everything seems hopeless.
I think women are foolish to pretend they are equal to men, they are far superior and always have been.
Nature is painting for us, day after day, pictures of infinite beauty.
It is almost impossible to watch a sunset and not dream.
If you get tired, learn to rest, not to quit.
As human beings we suffer from an innate tendency to jump to conclusions;
to judge people too quickly and to pronounce them failures or heroes without due consideration of the actual facts and ideals of the period.
A day without laughter is a day wasted.
As you get older three things happen.
The first is your memory goes, and I can't remember the other two.
Sunsets are so beautiful that they almost seem as if we were looking through the gates of Heaven.
The Eyes are the window to your soul
Sometimes it is the people who no one imagines anything of who do the things that no one can imagine.
Sometimes there is no next time, no time-outs, no second chances. Sometimes it's now or never.
Experience is not what happens to you; it's what you do with what happens to you.
Wisdom is the right use of knowledge.
To know is not to be wise. Many men know a great deal, and are all the greater fools for it. There is no fool so great a fool as a knowing fool. But to know how to use knowledge is to have wisdom.
Count your age by friends, not years. Count your life by smiles, not tears.
People say nothing is impossible, but I do nothing every day.
Look up to the sky. You’ll never find rainbows if you’re looking down.
Love all, trust a few, do wrong to none.
To trust God in the light is nothing, but to trust him in the dark, that is faith.
Live your life as an Exclamation rather than an Explanation
The most worth-while thing is to try to put happiness into the lives of others.
We never fail when we try to do our duty, we always fail when we neglect to do it.
What a terrible era in which idiots govern the blind.
Hell is empty and all the devils are here.
No one can pass through life, any more than he can pass through a bit of country, without leaving tracks behind, and those tracks may often be helpful to those coming after him in finding their way.
Nothing is permanent in this world, not even our troubles.
The Word of God is like a lion. You don't have to defend a lion. All you have to do is let the lion loose, and the lion will defend itself.
If I have seen further than others, it is by standing upon the shoulders of giants.
A time will come when instead of shepherds feeding the sheep, the church will have clowns entertaining the goats
Atheism is so senseless. When I look at the solar system, I see the earth at the right distance from the sun to receive the proper amounts of heat and light. This did not happen by chance.
What we see depends mainly on what we look for.
Never play with the feelings of others, because you may win the game but the risk is that you will surely lose the person for life time
Have more than you show, speak less than you know.
In the absence of any other proof, the thumb alone would convince me of God's existence.
Be Prepared... the meaning of the motto is that a scout must prepare himself by previous thinking out and practicing how to act on any accident or emergency so that he is never taken by surprise.
You're under no obligation to be the same person you were 5 minutes ago.
A friend is one that knows you as you are, understands where you have been, accepts what you have become, and still, gently allows you to grow.
I would rather be a rebel than a slave.
Don't waste your love on somebody, who doesn't value it.
Aging is an extraordinary process where you become the person you always should have been.
The Bible is not the light of the world, it is the light of the Church.
But the world does not read the Bible, the world reads Christians! “You are the light of the world.”
Happiness is not mere pleasure, not the outcome of wealth.
It is the result of active work rather than passive enjoyment of pleasure.
You have not lived today until you have done something for someone who can never repay you.
The deepest sin against the human mind is to believe things without evidence.
A Scout is never taken by surprise; he knows exactly what to do when anything unexpected happens.
It is not in the stars to hold our destiny but in ourselves.
A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds.
Every action has an equal and opposite reaction
The most important thing in life is to stop saying 'I wish' and start saying 'I will.' Consider nothing impossible, then treat possibilities as probabilities.
It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change.
Being honest may not get you a lot of friends but it’ll always get you the right ones
Much as we might wish to believe otherwise, universal love and the welfare of the species as a whole are concepts which simply do not make evolutionary sense.
If you make listening and observation your occupation you will gain much more than you can by talk.
Leadership is not about being in charge. Leadership is about taking care of those in your charge.
I know not how I seem to others, but to myself I am but a small child wandering upon the vast shores of knowledge, every now and then finding a small bright pebble to content myself with while the vast ocean of undiscovered truth lay before me.
Girls should be brought up to be comrades and helpers, not to be dolls.
They should take a real and not a visionary share in the welfare of the nation.