Wednesday, April 6, 2011
Determine a plan of action in the morning
and then evaluate yourself at night.
How have you behaved today?
What were your words, your deeds, your thoughts?
Thomas a Kempis
The man (or woman) who doesn't like self-examination may be pretty certain that things need examining. Charles Haddon Spurgeon
What poison is to food, self-pity is to life. Oliver G. Wilson
Self-centerness completely vitiates communication --with either God or man. Hubert van Zeller
Self-pity . . . cuddle and nurse it as an infant and you'll have on your hands in a brief period of time a beast, a monster, a raging, coarse brute that will spread the poison of bitterness and paranoia throughout your system. Charles R. Swindoll
Do not think of the faults of others but of what is good in them and faulty in yourself. St. Teresa of Avila
Incline in us, Oh God!, to think humbly of ourselves, to be severe only in the examination of our own conduct, to consider our fellow-creatures with kindness, and to judge of all they say and do with that charity which they would desire from them ourselves. Jane Austen
A humble knowledge of thyself is a surer way to God than a deep search after learning. Thomas a Kempis
Beware of no man more than yourself; we carry our worst enemies within us. Charles Haddon Spurgeon
We should think about others and not about ourselves. 1 Corinthians 10:24