Reduce your plan to writing. The moment you complete this, you will have definitely given concrete form to the intangible desire.
Fears are nothing more than a state of mind.
Until you have cultivated the habit of saying some kind word of those whom you do not admire, you will be neither successful nor happy.
Until you have learned to be tolerant with those who do not always agree with you; until you have cultivated the habit of saying some kind word of those whom you do not admire; until you have formed the habit of looking for the good instead of the bad there is in others, you will be neither successful nor happy.
You don't have to fear defeat if you believe it may reveal powers that you didn't know you possessed.
One must marry one's feelings to one's beliefs and ideas. That is probably the only way to achieve a measure of harmony in one's life.
What the mind of man can conceive and believe, it can achieve.
The best way to sell yourself to others is first to sell the others to yourself.
No man is ever whipped until he quits in his own mind.
Think twice before you speak, because your words and influence will plant the seed of either success or failure in the mind of another.
The most interesting thing about a postage stamp is the persistence with which it sticks to its job.
Don't wait. The time will never be just right.
Wise men, when in doubt whether to speak or to keep quiet, give themselves the benefit of the doubt, and remain silent.
It is literally true that you can succeed best and quickest by helping others to succeed.
The man who does more than he is paid for will soon be paid for more than he does.
Victory is always possible for the person who refuses to stop fighting.
The ladder of success is never crowded at the top.
Edison failed 10,000 times before he made the electric light. Do not be discouraged if you fail a few times.
No accurate thinker will judge another person by that which the other person's enemies say about him.
Success in its highest and noblest form calls for peace of mind and enjoyment and happiness which come only to the man who has found the work that he likes best.
Most great people have attained their greatest success just one step beyond their greatest failure.
Education comes from within; you get it by struggle and effort and thought.
When defeat comes, accept it as a signal that your plans are not sound, rebuild those plans, and set sail once more toward your coveted goal.
Your ability to use the principle of autosuggestion will depend, very largely, upon your capacity to concentrate upon a given desire until that desire becomes a burning obsession.
Big pay and little responsibility are circumstances seldom found together.
Any idea, plan, or purpose may be placed in the mind through repetition of thought.
Whatever the mind of man can conceive and believe, it can achieve.
Nature cannot be tricked or cheated. She will give up to you the object of your struggles only after you have paid her price.
You can start right where you stand and apply the habit of going the extra mile by rendering more service and better service than you are now being paid for.
Persistence is to the character of man as carbon is to steel.
You might well remember that nothing can bring you success but yourself.
All the breaks you need in life wait within your imagination, Imagination is the workshop of your mind, capable of turning mind energy into accomplishment and wealth.
It takes half your life before you discover life is a do-it-yourself project.
First comes thought; then organization of that thought, into ideas and plans; then transformation of those plans into reality. The beginning, as you will observe, is in your imagination.
Create a definite plan for carrying out your desire and begin at once, whether you ready or not, to put this plan into action.
Money without brains is always dangerous.
Your big opportunity may be right where you are now.
Great achievement is usually born of great sacrifice, and is never the result of selfishness.
Patience, persistence and perspiration make an unbeatable combination for success.