Quote by Johnson
No one will persist long in helping someone who will not help themselves.
This quote suggests that assistance or support from others will only be provided for a limited time if the recipient fails to take any actions to improve their situation or contribute towards the help they receive. It highlights the expectation that individuals should be proactive in helping themselves and taking steps towards self-sufficiency, as relying solely on others without making an effort may diminish the willingness of others to assist. Ultimately, the quote emphasizes the importance of personal responsibility and motivation in receiving sustained help from others.
To love you as I should, I must worship God as Creator. When I have learnt to love God better than my earthly dearest, I shall love my earthly dearest better than I do now. In so far as I learn to love my earthly dearest at the expense of God and instead of God, I shall be moving towards the state in which I shall not love my earthly dearest t all. When first things are put first, second things are not suppressed bu increased.