What matters is to live in the present, live now, for every moment is now. It is your thoughts and acts of the moment that create your future. The outline of your future path already exists, for you created its pattern by your past.
Illustrious acts high raptures do infuse, And every conqueror creates a muse.
I think there’s many a slaveholder’ll get to Heaven. They don’t know better. They acts up to the light they have.
Man acts as though he were the shaper and master of language, while in fact language remains the master of man.
The sacred, I shall say, is that which acts as your partner in the search for the highest and deepest things: the real, the true, the good, and the beautiful. The name I’d like to give to the kind of relationship that gives us a chance to find such things is a ‘circle of meaning.’
He who desires, but acts not, breeds pestilence.
Indeed, no one does more injury in the church than he who acts perversely and yet has the name and order of sanctity.
A monomaniac is a sick person whose mentality is perfectly healthy in all respects but one; he has a single flaw, clearly localized. At times, for example, he has an unreasonable and absurd desire to drink or steal or use abusive language; but all his other acts and all his other thoughts are strictly correct.
Put your heart, mind, and soul into even your smallest acts. This is the secret of success.
Power is of two kinds. One is obtained by the fear of punishment and the other by acts of love. Power based on love is a thousand times more effective and permanent then the one derived from fear of punishment.