Henri Frederic Amiel — Swiss Philosopher born on September 27, 1821, died on December 29, 1881

Henri Frédéric Amiel (September 27, 1821 in Geneva – May 11, 1881 in Geneva) was a Swiss moral philosopher, poet, and critic... (wikipedia)

Thankfulness is the beginning of gratitude. Gratitude is the completion of thankfulness. Thankfulness may consist merely of words. Gratitude is shown in acts.
Life is short and we have never too much time for gladdening the hearts of those who are travelling the dark journey with us. Oh be swift to love, make haste to be kind.
It is by teaching that we teach ourselves, by relating that we observe, by affirming that we examine, by showing that we look, by writing that we think, by pumping that we draw water into the well.
Everything you need for better future and success has already been written. And guess what? All you have to do is go to the library.
There is no respect for others without humility in one's self.