He wished he could reassure his mother: a man wants many things in life, but when one of them is also the right thing, he would be a fool not to choose it.
When we do good-even when others are doing wrong-God will bless us.
The right path and easy path are usually two different things, and when it’s time to choose, always choose the right path over the easy.
Right or Wrong, most times, merely depends on perspective. It takes humility (not necessarily logic) to let go of our egos to see through the other person’s eyes. But I guess even I, myself, can’t let go to see why you’d object.
The eternal difference between right and wrong does not fluctuate, it is immutable.
Truly, the world is in need of moral leadership . . .that teaches the difference between right and wrong and teaches us to forgive one another even as we are forgiven by our Father in heaven.
An open mind, in questions that are not ultimate, is useful. But an open mind about the ultimate foundations either of Theoretical or of Practical Reason is idiocy. If a man’s mind is open on these things, let his mouth at least be shut. He can say nothing to the purpose. Outside the Tao there is no ground for criticizing either the Tao or anything else.
One of the greatest statements you can ever make on earth is to say “I am right, but I may be wrong
In a country that doesn’t discriminate between fame and infamy, the latter presents itself as plainly more achievable.
We try so hard to instruct our children in all the right thingsteaching good from bad, explaining choices and consequenceswhen in reality most lessons are learned through observation and experience. Perhaps we’d be better off training our youth to be highly observant.