Let not my stubborn self-will stand in the way of my achieving serenity. Before I can accomplish anything, I must accept my need for help.
We may think we can change the things around us according to our desires, but when a solution does come, we find it was our desires that had changed.
To withdraw from an argument may not make you the winner, but what you have saved is your own dignity and peace.
Painful experiences come from the thorns that wound us; they make us forget they also have roses. Yet we cannot expect to enjoy life’s color, beauty and fragrance without accepting the thorny challenges and learning how to deal with them. Thank you, I can now see that thorns have roses too.