Find important quotes and citations by the author Thomas a Kempis.
Quote 2755Never be entirely idle; but either be reading, or writing, or praying or meditating or endeavoring something for the public good
Quote 2754Remember that lost time does not return.
Quote 2753Love flies, runs, and rejoices; it is free and nothing can hold it back
Quote 2752What difference does it make to you what someone else becomes, or says, or does? You do not need to answer for others, only for yourself.
Quote 2751First keep peace with yourself, then you can also bring peace to others
Quote 2750It is much safer to obey, than to govern
Quote 2749And when he is out of sight, quickly also is he out of mind.
Quote 2748It is no little wisdom for you to keep yourself in silence and in good peace when evil words are spoken to you, and to turn your heart to God and not to be troubled with the judgment of others
Quote 2747Who has a harder fight than he who is striving to overcome himself
Quote 1403Be not angry that you cannot make others as you wish them to be, since you cannot make yourself as you wish to be