Thoughts – Miscellaneous
“The highest patriotism is not a blid acceptance of official policy,
but a love of one’s country deep enough to call her to a higher plain.”
“He that wishes to see his country robbed of its rights cannot be a patriot.
“The human heart is like a millstone: Pour the wheat under it, it grinds it into flour, don’t pour it, it grinds itself into pulp”.
“Indeed, it is not true that the man ever existed, that would put public interest above his own.”
“Yes, a lot has changed, but people stay the same, however, now we know better who is who. Who is decent, was always decent. Who was faithful, it is true now. “Who rotates with the wind, spun with the wind also before. Who thinks that now the time has come, he always thought only of himself. No one became a turncoat who wasn’t such before and always. Who changes the faith, had none before. You cannot change the man, he only shows his true the colors.”
“There never was a woman like her. She was gentle as a dove and brave as a lioness… The memory of my mother and her teachings were, after all, the only capital I had to start life with, and on that capital I have made my way.”
“I remember my mother’s prayers and they have always followed me. They have clung to me all my life.” Abraham Lincoln
“My mother was the most beautiful woman I ever saw. All I am I owe to my mother. I attribute all my success in life to the moral, intellectual and physical education I received from her.”
“Work is, what nobody wants to do”
“Managers who are not sure of themselves, complicate the world around them.”
“Surround yourself with the best people you can find, delegate responsibility and Do not stand in a way”