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Kindness

A friendly word does not cost anything and yet it is the most beautiful gift. attributed to Daphne du Maurier - English writer (1907-1989), Quotations book 2012

Hope and faith

Hope is the ability to hear the music of the future. Faith is the courage to dance to it in the present. Prof. Dr. sc. Dr. h. c. Peter Kuzmič – Slovenian-born Croatian theologian and scholar (b. 1946), in a twitter message from June 3rd, 2015, Quotations book 2021

Watchword 2016

God says: As a mother comforts her child, so I will comfort you. The Bible, Isaiah 66:13 (NRSV) - Quotations book 2016 The Protestant pastor and song writer Otto Riethmüller (1889-1939) - he belonged to the Confessing Church - decided in 1930 under the impression of the Nacional Socialism’s propaganda, to give henceforth every calendar year a headline with a Bible verse. An act of civil...

Honest and fair

In the long term, an honest and fair approach to doing business will always be the most profitable. And the business world holds such an approach in much higher esteem than is generally imagined. Robert Bosch - German entrepreneur (1861-1942), from "Lebenserinnerungen" (1921), Quotations book 2014

Both hands

With only one Hand, you can"t tie a knot. from Mongolia - Quotations book 2014

Watchword 2014

But for me it is good to be near God. The Bible, Psalm 73:28 (NRSV) - Quotations book 2014 The Protestant pastor and song writer Otto Riethmüller (1889-1939) - he belonged to the Confessing Church - decided in 1930 under the impression of the Nacional Socialism’s propaganda, to give henceforth every calendar year a headline with a Bible verse. An act of civil courage! He has established a...

Education

Education is what remains, when the last Dollar is spent. proverb, falsely attributed to Mark Twain - born Samuel Langhorne Clemens, American writer (1835-1910), could not be verified by the Mark Twain library, Quotations book 2014

Great company

Surround yourself with people smarter than you. Slogan of George M. "The Boss" Steinbrenner III - American entrepreneur (1930-2010), known as owner of the New York Yankees, Quotations book 2014

Revisendique dei

Non moeremus, quod talem amisimus; sed gratias agimus, quod habuimus, imo habeamus. Deo enim vivunt omnia. Et quidquid revertitur ad Dominum, in familiae numero computatur. Sophronius Eusebius Hieronymus - early Christian academic and theologian, one of the four Latin Doctors of Church (347-420), from "Ad Eustochium virginem, Epitaphium Paulae matris" (c. 400), Quotations...

Patientia

Patientia comes est sapientiae. Patience is the companion of wisdom. Augustine of Hippo - known as Aurelius Augustinus, early Christian theologian and philosopher, one of the four Latin Doctors of Church (354-430), from "De patientia" (c. 418), Quotations book 2014

Prayer for our house

God, our Heavenly Father, make, we pray, the door of this house, wide enough to welcome all who need human love and fellowship and a Father"s care, but narrow enough to shut out all envy, pride and lack of love. Here may the tempted find help, the sorrowing receive comfort, and the penitent be assured of your mercy; and here may all your children renew their strength and go on their way in...

Concentrate

Success arises from the fact that you are focusing on what you really like and you are good at. attributed to William H. "Bill" Gates - American Software entrepreneur, Microsoft (b. 1955), Quotations book 2014

Be wiser

Spend each day trying to be a little wiser than you were when you woke up. Charlie Munger - Vice Chairman of Berkshire Hathaway (b. 1924), Quotations book 2014

Laughing

No animal but man ever laughs. Aristoteles - Greek philosopher (384-322 B.C.), in "De partibus animalium" (4th century B.C.), Quotations book 2014

Readers

Not all readers become leaders. But all leaders must be readers. Harry S. Truman - American politician, 1945-52 33rd president (1884-1972), Quotations book 2014

Love

Love is the strongest force the world possesses and yet it is the humblest imaginable. Mahatma Gandhi - Indian politician (1896-1948), from "Ahimsa or the way of Non-violence" (posthumously 1958 in "All men are brothers"), Quotations book 2014

Openness

You cannot shake hands with a clenched fist. Indira Gandhi - Indian politician, 1966-77 and 1980-84 Prime Minister (1917-1984), Quotations book 2014

Relâcher

On ne découvre pas de terre nouvelle sans consentir à perdre de vue, d"abord et longtemps, tout rivage. André Gide - écrivain français, prix Nobel de littérature 1947 (1869-1951), de "Les Faux-Monnayeurs" (1925), Brochure de citation 2014

Voir Dieu

Qui veut voir Dieu vivant, face à face, doit le chercher, non dans le firmament désert de sa pensée, mais dans l"amour des hommes. Romain Rolland - écrivain et pacifiste français, prix Nobel de littérature 1915 (1866-1944), de "Jean-Christophe: L"Adolescent" (1904), Brochure de citation 2014

Perspective

Car il suffit pour y voir clair de changer de perspective. Antoine de Saint-Exupéry -  écrivain, et aviateur français (1900-1944), de "La Citaelle" (1948), Brochure de citation 2014