William George Jordan Quotes

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“Love, in the divine alchemy of life, transmutes all duties into privileges, all responsibilities into joys.”

The Kingship of Self-Control

“We know nothing of the trials, sorrows and temptations of those around us, of pillows wet with sobs, of the life-tragedy that may be hidden behind a smile, of the secret cares, struggles, and worries that shorten life and leave their mark in hair prematurely whitened, and a character changed and almost recreated in a few days. Let us not dare to add to the burden of another the pain of our judgment.”

The Kingship of Self-Control

“Worry is discounting possible future sorrows so that the individual may have present misery.”

The Kingship of Self-Control

“Worry is the most popular form of suicide. Worry impairs appetite, disturbs sleep, makes respiration irregular, spoils digestion, irritates disposition, warps character, weakens mind, stimulates disease, and saps bodily health. It is the real cause of death in thousands of instances where some other disease is named on the death certificate.”

The Kingship of Self-Control

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