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There is no evil like hatred, and no fortitude like patience. Shantideva
Genius is eternal patience. Michelangelo
Patience is bitter, but its fruit is sweet. Phaedrus
Patience is the companion of wisdom. St. Augustine
Patience is not passive… it is concentrated strength. Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton
With love and patience, nothing is impossible. Daisaku Ikeda
Patience can conquer destiny. Irish proverb
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A simple grateful thought toward Heaven is the most complete prayer. Gotthold Lessing
Gratitude is a fruit of great cultivation. You do not find it among gross people. Samuel Johnson
A grateful mind is a great mind which eventually attracts to itself great things. Plato
There are two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle. Albert Einstein
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Habit is stronger than nature. Quintus Curtius Rufus
Habit is ten times nature. Duke of Wellington
Habit is either the best of servants or the worst of masters. Nathaniel Emmons
Men acquire a particular quality by constantly acting in a particular way. Aristotle
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act but a habit. Aristotle
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Photo by Magyar Balazs from Wikimedia: Aikido ‘four direction throw’ with standing attacker and seated defender
He that is slow to anger is better than the mighty and he that rules his spirit better than he that takes a city. Proverbs 16:32
Those whom God wishes to destroy, he first makes angry. Euripedes
How much more grievous are the consequences of anger than the causes of it. Marcus Aurelius
Be not angry that you cannot make others as you wish them to be, since you cannot make yourself as you wish to be. Thomas à Kempis.
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Image from Wikimedia: winged Nike flying down to crown a charioteer with laurels. Athens ca. 425 BC
Health is the greatest gift, contentment the greatest wealth, faithfulness the best relationship. Buddha
When health is absent, wisdom cannot reveal itself, art cannot manifest, strength cannot fight, wealth becomes useless, and intelligence cannot be applied. Herophilus
Every day you do one of two things: build health or produce disease in yourself. Adelle Davis
Though the soul be not caused by the body; yet in the general it follows the temperament of it. Owen Feltham