Plenty of people miss their share of happiness, not because they never found it, but because they didn’t stop to enjoy it.
Most of us expect too much from others and not enough from ourselves.
Conditions are never just right. People who delay action until all factors are favourable do nothing.
BUSINESS and LIFE are like a bank account-you can’t take out more than you put in.
An education isn’t how much you have committed to memory, or even how much you know. It’s being able to differentiate between what you do know and what you don’t. It’s knowing where to go to find out what you need to know, and it’s knowing how to use the information once you get it.
One way to get the most out of life is to look upon it as an adventure.
Here is the secret of inspiration: Tell yourself that thousands and tens of thousands of people, not very intelligent and certainly no more intelligent than the rest of us, have mastered problems as difficult as those that now baffle you.
Everybody loves to find fault, it gives a feeling of superiority.
Pure and simple, any person who is enjoying life is a success.
If we do not discipline ourselves the world will do it for us.
The way to get ahead is to start now.
The happiest people are those who are too busy to notice whether they are or not.
If you’re naturally kind, you attract a lot of people you don’t like.
Deliver me from all evildoers that talk nothing but sickness and failure. Grant me the companionship of men who think success and men who work for it. Loan me associates who cheerfully face the problems of a day and try hard to overcome them. Relieve me of all cynics and critics. Give me good health and the strength to be of real service to the world, and I’ll get all that’s good for me, and will what’s left to those who want it.
If you do the best you can, you will find, nine times out of ten, that you have done as well as or better than anyone else.
Success seems to be largely a matter of hanging on after others have let go.
Problems always appear big when incompetent men are working on them.
Everybody knows how to utter a complaint, but few can express a graceful compliment.
Before it can be solved, a problem must be clearly defined.
Let us resolve to do the best we can with what we’ve got.
Politeness is an inexpensive way to make friends.
Command of English, spoken or written, ranks at the top in business. Our main product is words, so a knowledge of their meaning and spelling and pronunciation is imperative. If a man knows the language well, he can find out about all else.
The wise man seeks little joys, knowing that life is long and that his quota of great joys is distinctly limited.
Improvement of one’s economic position is helped more by cool persistence than by hot enthusiasm.
Early morning cheerfulness can be extremely obnoxious.