Thomas a Kempis Quotes
Brief author info: Thomas a Kempis (1880-1968) American memoirist and essayist.
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Man sees your actions, but God your motives.
Thou shalt ever joy at eventide if thou spend the day fruitfully.
There is no man in this world without some manner of tribulation or anguish, though he be king or pope.
If thou may not continually gather thyself together, do it some time at least once a day, morning or evening.
Old custom is hard to break and scarce any man will be led otherwise than seemeth good unto himself.
The end of all is death and man's life passeth away suddenly as a shadow.
Gladly we desire to make other men perfect but we will not amend our own fault.
What thou art, that thou art; that God knoweth thee to be and thou canst be said to be no greater.
Have therefore first zeal to better thyself and then mayst thou have zeal to thy neighbour.
Such as every man is inwardly so he judgeth outwardly.
You never know what life is like, until you have lived it.
Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity; and I'm not sure about the universe.
My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style.
Success is liking yourself, liking what you do, and liking how you do it.
Once you can accept the universe as matter expanding into nothing that is something, wearing stripes with plaid comes easy.