The following letter was a Christmas gift from father to daughter back in 1957. The man’s...
– J.G. Holland
– J.R. Lowell
– J.G. Holland
“Action may not always bring happiness; but there is no happiness without action.”
Action is, so to speak, the genius of nature.
I do not mean the man who smiles for effect, nor the one who smiles when the world smiles.
Optimist after optimist, in the lists of time, does the impossible, they tame it, unmask it…
“He who cannot see the workings of a Divine wisdom in the order of the heavens…”
Thank God every morning that you have something to do that day which must be done
The student of Esoteric thought who truly desires to overcome the evils, must bear in mind that…
“Foolery, sir, does walk about the orb like the sun; it shines everywhere.”
Never be ashamed to admit when you are wrong; it means you are wiser today than yesterday
Dishonest men conceal their faults from themselves and others: honest men confess
“It never yet happened to any man since the beginning of the world, nor ever will…”
If there is the light of love in us, it is a ray from the full sun of God’s love.
One day a man asked his little daughter how it was that everybody loved her.
If you think the game is worth the prize, you can die rich – some of you can.
With examples from four of the greatest rulers that ever sat upon a throne.
If everyone did this, unhappiness would almost be unknown
Adversity frightens us, but instead of lessening our blessings, it often reveals new sources of comfort
The equilibrium instituted by Divine Wisdom pervades and harmonizes all of creation
It is good policy to strike while the iron is hot, but it is even better to make the iron hot by striking.
Action is the very life of the soul
– Thomas Carlyle
If you love others, they will love you. If you speak kindly to them, they will speak kindly to you.
EDUCATION is not mere book-leaning, but the culture of mind and heart.
Wherever you are situated, there is wisdom ready to disclose herself to you.
Waste no time on trivial and inferior books. Be selective and fastidious in your daily reading.
The boy who is going to make a great man, or is going to count in any way in after life, must…
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