A happy man is too satisfied with the present to dwell too much on the future.
[fusion_text]Money never made a man happy yet, nor will it. There is nothing in its nature to produce happiness. The more a man has, the more he wants. Instead of filling a vacuum, it makes one.[/fusion_text]
Every day is a new opportunity; you can build on yesterday’s success or put its failures behind and start over again. That’s the way life is. With a new game every day.
To gain success you need to be dedicated, have a sense of balance in your life, and be willing to take a risk.
Whenever you say yes to something, you say no to something else.
Reflect upon your present blessings, of which every man has many — not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some.
This is my “depressed stance.” When you’re depressed it makes a lot of difference how you stand. The worst thing you can do is straighten up and hold your head high because then you’ll start to feel better. If you’re going to get any joy out of being depressed, you’ve got to stand like this.
Worrying won’t stop the bad stuff from happening; it just stops you from enjoying the good.
The most important thing in becoming a success is the three P’s – practice, perseverance, and prayer.
The secret to a good marriage, for the most part, is that there are no secrets, only commonsense, time-tested ideas practiced by countless others who have done it well.
To the world you may be one person; but to one person you may be the world.
Cheerfulness in most people is the rich and satisfying result of strenuous discipline.
The happiness of most people is not ruined by great catastrophes or fatal errors, but by the repetition of slowly destructive little things.
Let us strive to make the present moment beautiful.
Man is fond of counting his trouble, but he does not count his joys. If he counted them up as he ought to, he would see that every lot has enough happiness provided for it.
An inconvenience is only an adventure wrongly considered; an adventure is an inconvenience rightly considered.
To be a leader, you have to make people want to follow you, and nobody wants to follow someone who doesn’t know where he’s going.
We need people who influence their peers and who cannot be detoured from their convictions by peers who do not have the courage to have any convictions.
Having hope gives purpose and meaning…We need to keep hope alive in our hearts and dig deep inside to find it so that we can live with an inner awareness that we matter. Every one of our lives matters. Every one. Hope keeps us aware of this truth.
Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.