The man who insists on seeing with perfect clearness before he decides, never decides.
I never criticize anyone. The way to develop the best that is in a person is by appreciation and encouragement.
When you plant lettuce, if it does not grow well, you don’t blame the lettuce. You look for reasons it is not doing well. It may need fertilizer, or more water, or less sun. You never blame the lettuce. Yet if we have problems with our friends or our family, we blame the other person. […]
The early worm gets eaten.
Care about people’s approval and you will be their prisoner.
Unasked advice is a trespass on sacred privacy.
Advice is least heeded when most needed.
What the world wants is not advice but examples. Any fool can talk.
Give neither advice nor salt, until you are asked for it.
We don’t mind if someone wants to give us advice; we only object if they insist we take it.