Sometimes as the crazy world swirls around us, it is useful to remember this: wickedness in others gives us purpose and makes us stronger.
There are wicked men – they are useful to thee; without them, what need would there be for virtues?Apollonius
Life is not supposed to be a walk in the park. But any pain should make you stronger.
Be patient and tough; someday this pain will be useful to you.Ovid
Apparently this Rumi dude was pretty smart. I’m loving this quote.
Yesterday I was clever so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise so I am changing myself.Rumi
Fun fact: Rumi was a 13th century Persian poet and scholar. 🤷🏻♂️
Question: Was “ruminating” named after Rumi?!?!
Some Rumi quotes and some more Rumi quotes.
A good one from Nelson Mandela, a wise fella.
May your choices reflect your hopes, not your fears.Nelson Mandela