Josiah Bailey Quote
“Anybody can become angry - that is easy, but to be angry with the right person and to the right degree and at the right time and for the right purpose, and in the right way - that is not within everybody's power and is not easy.”
Wit and wisdom of Socrates, Plato, Aristotle: being a treasury of thousands of glorious, inspiring and imperishable thoughts, views and observations of the three great Greek philosophers, classified under about four hundred subjects for comparative study (1967 edition)
“Everyone chases after happiness, not noticing that happiness is right at their heels.”
Attributed. A similar quotation was found in "Jim Jam Jems, Volume 3" (Clark and Crockard., 1914): "They are pursuing a phantom when the real substance of all happiness is right at hand."
“If I had a prayer, it would be this: God spare me from the desire for love, approval, and appreciation. Amen.”
Loving What Is: Four Questions That Can Change Your Life (2002)
“Fathers and teachers, I ponder, What is hell? I maintain that it is the suffering of being unable to love.”
Dostoevsky (1999) . The Brothers Karamazov. Constance Garnett, translator. Signet Classic. pp. p. 312. ISBN 0451527348. - The Brothers Karamazov (1879–1880)
Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsJosiah Bailey
Born: September 14, 1873
Died: December 15, 1946 (age 73)
Bio: Josiah William Bailey was a Democratic U.S. senator from the state of North Carolina between 1931 and 1946. Born in Warrenton, NC, he grew up in Raleigh and graduated from Wake Forest College. Before turning to a career in law, Bailey was editor of the Biblical Recorder, a newspaper for North Carolina Baptists.