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.
There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.
Happiness always looks small while you hold it in your hands, but let it go, and you learn at once how big and precious it is.
The way to love anything is to realize that it might be lost.
If you don't like something, change it. If you can't change it, change your attitude. Don't complain.
Life is very short, and there's no time for fussing and fighting my friends.