If you are not in the process of becoming the person you want to be, you are automatically engaged in becoming the person you don’t want to be.
If you do something for someone else, never remember. If someone does something for you, never forget.
Remember, happiness doesn’t depend upon who you are or what you have; it depends solely upon what you think. So start each day by thinking of all the things you have to be thankful for. Your future will depend very largely on the thoughts you think today. So think thoughts of hope and confidence and love and success.
Improving yourself is a lot more profitable than trying to improve others.
Remember, today is the tomorrow you worried about yesterday.
Any fool can criticize, condemn and complain – and most fools do. But it takes character and self control to be understanding and forgiving.
When dealing with people, remember you are not dealing with creatures of logic, but creatures of emotion.
Knowledge isn’t power until it is applied.
Your smile brightens the lives of all who see it. To someone who has seen a dozen people frown, scowl or turn their faces away, your smile is like the sun breaking through the clouds.
Fear is the result of a lack of confidence. A lack of confidence is the result of not knowing what you can do. A lack of knowing what you can do is caused by a lack of experience. A lack of experience is caused by a lack of doing something new.
Act enthusiastic and you will be enthusiastic.
If you believe in what you are doing, then let nothing hold you up in your work.
Face the thing that seems overwhelming and you will be surprised how your fear will melt away.
Nobody is more persuasive than a good listener
The value of a smile… It costs nothing, but creates much. It enriches those who receive, without impoverishing those who give. It happens in a flash and the memory of it sometimes lasts forever. None are so rich they can get along without it, and none so poor but are richer for its benefits. It creates happiness in the home, fosters good will in a business, and is the countersign of friends.
An hour of planning can save you 10 hours of doing.
Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all.
Believe that you will succeed, and you will.
It isn’t what you have, or who you are, or where you are, or what you are doing that makes you happy or unhappy. It is what you think about.
Success is getting what you want. Happiness is wanting what you get.
When we hate our enemies, we are giving them power over us: power over our sleep, our appetites, our blood pressure, our health, and our happiness.
When dealing with people, let us remember that we are not dealing with creatures of logic. We are dealing with creatures of emotion, creatures bristling with prejudices and motivated by pride and vanity. …Any fool can criticize, condemn, and complain – and most fools do. But it takes character and self-control to be understanding and forgiving.
When I asked him -Mr.Henry Ford- if he ever worried, he replied: “No. I believe God is managing affairs and that He doesn’t need any advice from me. With God in charge, I believe that every-thing will work out for the best in the end. So what is there to worry about?
Perhaps you will forget tomorrow the kind words you say today, but the recipient may cherish them over a lifetime.
Keep your mind open to change all the time. Welcome it. Court it. It is only by examining and reexamining your opinions and ideas that you can progress.