“Do No Harm” Quotes

Unfortunately, there are not only wise virgins in this world but unwise ones, foolish virgins; and the foolish virgins make more noise in the world than the wise, giving a false impression of virginity by their loveless and joyless attitude to life. – Caryll Houselander, The Reed of God

“You’ll find,’ he remarked gently, ‘that the only thing you can do easily is be wrong, and that’s hardly worth the effort.’ – Norton Juster, The Phantom Tollbooth

We may be excused for not always being bright, but we are not excused for not being always gracious, yielding and considerate. – St. Francis de Sales

It is difficult to comprehend what it is about humans that makes us perversely enjoy contrasting ourselves against others for the sole reason fo elevating ourselves above them. The temptation to pride and superiority is so subtle and shrewd that one doesn’t always seem fully aware when one blindly gives into it. – Brother Victor-Antoine d’Avila-Latourrette, Blessings of the Daily