Five Bouquets of Aphorisms (4)

Listen, my son, to your father’s instruction
and do not forsake your mother’s teaching.
                            —Proverbs 1:8

The Golden Rule only works when you realize that it’s your move.

Those who do the most good usually make the least noise.

If you are going to map your own future be sure you do it in pencil.

If you have to hide it, don’t do it.

Faith sometimes calls you to believe what you cannot prove, and accept what you cannot understand.

Feed your faith and your fear will starve.

You never finish what you never start.

Our job is not to see through each other but to see each other through.

Things that count most are things that can’t be counted.

No one is special to everyone, but everyone is special to someone.

Before speaking ask yourself if it will improve on the silence.

Knowing others is knowledge;
knowing yourself is wisdom.

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