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I can see, and that is why I can be happy, in what you call the dark, but which to me is golden. I can see a God-made world, not a manmade world.

    Topics: Patience

I seldom think about my limitations, and they never make me sad. Perhaps there is just a touch of yearning at times; but it is vague, like a breeze among flowers.

    Topics: Patience

We could never learn to be brave and patient, if there were only joy in the world.

    Topics: Patience, Joy

Joy is the holy fire that keeps our purpose warm and our intelligence aglow.

    Topics: Patience, Fire, Joy

To keep our faces toward change, and behave like free spirits in the presence of fate, is strength undefeatable.

    Topics: Patience, Change, Freedom

Security is mostly superstition. It does not exist in nature.

    Topics: Patience

I thank God for my handicaps for, through them, I have found myself, my work, and my God.

    Topics: Patience, Work

I do not want the peace which passeth understanding, I want the understanding which bringeth peace.

    Topics: Peace

I am only one, but still I am one. I cannot do everything, but still I can do something; and because I cannot do everything, I will not refuse to do something that I can do.

    Topics: Perseverance, Faithful

It is for us to pray not for tasks equal to our powers, but for powers equal to our tasks, to go forward with a great desire forever beating at the door of our hearts as we travel toward our distant goal.

    Topics: Perseverance, Goals, Power

Believe, when you are most unhappy, that there is something for you to do in the world. So long as you can sweeten another's pain, life is not in vain.

    Topics: Perseverance

No pessimist ever discovered the secrets of the stars, or sailed to an uncharted land, or opened a new heaven to the human spirit.

    Topics: Perseverance

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