If you want your child, spouse, client, or boss to shape up, stay connected with them while changing yourself rather than trying to fix them. Ed Friedman, A Failure of Nerve
Love is not affectionate feeling, but a steady wish for the loved person's ultimate good as far as it can be obtained. C.S. Lewis, God in the Dock
Those who truly seek wisdom are those who will acknowledge the virtue in their adversaries and who will learn from those who correct their error. Brandon Sanderson, The Way of Kings
Before you heal someone, ask him if he's willing to give up the things that made him sick Hippocrates
Each time you seek to change another, ask yourself this: What will be served by this change - my pride, my pleasure or my profit? Anthony de Mello, Awakening
No one ought to undertake teaching about prayer who has not spent more toil in the practice of prayer than on its principle. P.T. Forsyth, The Soul of Prayer
Your anxiety does not empty tomorrow of its sorrows; but it empties today of its strength. - Alexander Maclaren, Sermon "Anxious Care"