Mark you this, Bassanio, the devil can cite Scripture for his purpose.
An evil soul producing holy witness is like a villain with a smiling cheek.
A goodly apple rotten at the heart.
Oh, what a goodly outside falsehood hath!Shakespeare
Merchant of Venice
Act 1 Scene 3
Good is the enemy of great
“Good is the enemy of great. And that is one of the key reasons why we have so little that becomes great. We don’t have great schools, principally because we have good schools. We don’t have great government, principally because we have good government. Few people attain great lives, in large part because it is just so easy to settle for a good life.”
– James C. Collins
The best and most beautiful things in the…
The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched – they must be felt with the heart.
To simply love God in thought with singleness…
To simply love God in thought with singleness of heart, and to follow the Goodness of his will – this is philosophy, unsullied by intrusive cravings for pointless opinions.
There are two ways of exerting one’s strength…
There are two ways of exerting one’s strength: one is pushing down, the other is pulling up.
-Booker T. Washington