Many people think that if they were only in some other place, or had some other job, they would be happy. Well, that is doubtful. So get as much happiness out of what you are doing as you can and don't put off being happy until some future date.
You can make more friends in two months by becoming interested in other people than you can in two years by trying to get other people interested in you.
If you can't sleep, then get up and do something instead of lying there and worrying. It's the worry that gets you, not the loss of sleep.
Take a chance! All life is a chance. The man who goes furthest is generally the one who is willing to do and dare.
The essence of all art is to have pleasure in giving pleasure.
One of the most tragic things I know about human nature is that all of us tend to put off living. We are all dreaming of some magical rose garden over the horizon instead of enjoying the roses that are blooming outside our windows today.
Success is getting what you want. Happiness is wanting what you get.
Remember happiness doesn't depend on who you are or what you have it depends solely upon what you think.
The ideas I stand for are not mine. I borrowed them from Socrates. I swiped them from Chesterfield. I stole them from Jesus. And I put them in a book. If you don't like their rules whose would you use
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.
Don't be afraid to give your best to what seemingly are small jobs. Every time you conquer one it makes you that much stronger. If you do the little jobs well, the big ones tend to take care of themselves.
If you want to win friends, make it a point to remember them. If you remember my name, you pay me a subtle compliment you indicate that I have made an impression on you. Remember my name and you add to my feeling of importance.
Are you bored with life Then throw yourself into some work you believe in with all your heart, live for it, die for it, and you will find happiness that you had thought could never be yours.
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.
Inaction breeds doubt and fear. Action breeds confidence and courage. If you want to conquer fear, do not sit home and think about it. Go out and get busy.
Men of age object too much, consult too long, adventure too little, repent too soon, and seldom drive business home to the full period, but content themselves with a mediocrity of success.
Applause is a receipt, not a bill.
Fear not those who argue but those who dodge.
Take a chance! All life is a chance. The man who goes farthest is generally the one who is willing to do and dare.
Be more concerned with your character than your reputation, because your character is what you really are, while your reputation is merely what others think you are.
Any fool can criticize, condemn, and complain but it takes character and self control to be understanding and forgiving.
Do the thing you fear to do and keep on doing it... that is the quickest and surest way ever yet discovered to conquer fear.
Any fool can criticize, condemn, and complain - and most fools do.
Criticism of others is futile and if you indulge in it often you should be warned that it can be fatal to your career.
Act enthusiastic and you will be enthusiastic