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Gems of Wisdom


Before we set our hearts too much upon anything, let us examine how happy
they are who already possess it. 

— Francois de La Rochefoucauld


Many a man curses the rain that falls upon his head and knows not that it
brings abundance to drive away hunger. 

— St. Basil

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Whatsoever a man soweth, that shall he also reap. 

— Holy Bible


You can’t do anything about the length of your life but you can do something
about its width and depth.

— Shira Tehrani


If you’re not sure where you’re going, you’ll probably end up somewhere else. 

— Unknown


You’ve got to do your own growing no matter how tall your grandfather was

— Irish proverb


When one door closes, another opens. But we often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door that we do not see the one which has opened
for us.

— Helen Keller


Start by doing what’s necessary, then what’s possible, and suddenly you are
doing the impossible.

— St. Francis of Assisi


How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.

— Anne Frank


It is not length of life, but depth of life. 

— Ralph Waldo Emerson

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