More gold had been mined from the mind of men than the earth it self.
Cherish your vision and your dreams as they are the children of your soul, the blueprints of your ultimate achievements.
Every adversity, every failure, every heartbreak, carries with it the seed of an equal or greater benefit.
When your desires are strong enough, you will appear to possess superhuman powers to achieve.
Do not wait: the time will never be 'just right'. Start where you stand, and work whatever tools you may have at your command and better tools will be found as you go along.
Before success comes in any man's life, he is sure to meet with much temporary defeat, and, perhaps, some failure. When defeat overtakes a man, the easiest and most logical thing to do is to quit. That is exactly what the majority of men do. More than five hundred of the most successful men this country has ever known told the author their greatest success came just one step beyond the point at which defeat had overtaken them.
Every adversity, every failure, every heartache carries with it the seed of an equal or greater benefit.
Just as our eyes need light in order to see, our minds need ideas in order to conceive.
Cherish your visions and your dreams as they are the children of your soul, the blueprints of your ultimate achievements.
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.
Thomas Edison dreamed of a lamp that could be operated by electricity, began where he stood to put his dream into action, and despite more than ten thousand failures, he stood by that dream until he made it a physical reality. Practical dreamers do not quit.
Self-disciplined begins with the mastery of your thoughts. If you don't control what you think, you can't control what you do. Simply, self-discipline enables you to think first and act afterward.
Patience, persistence and perspiration make an unbeatable combination for success.
The starting point of all achievement is desire.
No person with a grievance can be also a person with an attractive personality!
Success is good at any age, but the sooner you find it, the longer you will enjoy it.
A positive mind finds a way it can be done; a negative mind looks for all the ways it can't be done.
Life reflects your own thoughts back to you.
The moment you commit and quit holding back, all sorts of unforeseen incidents, meetings, and material assistance will rise up to help you. The simple act of commitment is a powerful magnet for help.
Remember that it is not the lawyer who knows the most law, but the one who best prepares his case, who wins.
Whatever you think today becomes what you are tomorrow.
You will attract to yourself people who harmonize with your own philosophy of life, whether you wish it or not.
Opinions are the cheapest commodities on earth. Everyone has a flock of opinions ready to be wished upon anyone who will accept them. If you are influenced by "opinions" when you reach DECISIONS, you will not succeed in any undertaking.
It takes half your life before you discover life is a do-it-yourself project.
A genius is simply one who has taken full possession of his own mind and directed it toward objectives of his own choosing, without permitting outside influences to discourage or mislead him.
You will never be greater than the thoughts that dominate your mind
Life is a mirror of your consistent thoughts.
The number one reason people fail in life is because they listen to their friends, family, and neighbors.
Whatever your mind feeds upon your mind attracts to you.
Keep your mind fixed on what you want in life: not on what you don't want.
Celebrate your success and stand strong when adversity hits, for when the storm clouds come in, the eagles soar while the small birds take cover.
Keep this constantly in mind. Weak desires bring weak results, just as a small amount of fire makes a small amount of heat. When your desires are strong enough you will appear to possess superhuman powers to achieve.
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.
No one's ready for a thing, until they believe that they can acquire it. The state of mind must be belief and not mere hope or wish.
Control your own mind, and you may never be controlled by the mind of another.
One of the most important principles of success is developing the habit of going the extra mile.
When your desires are strong enough you will appear to possess superhuman powers to achieve.
The only trouble with this world today lies in our lack of understanding of the power of imagination.
Wishing will not bring riches. But desiring riches with a state of mind that becomes an obsession, then planning definite ways and means to acquire riches, and backing those plans with persistence which does not recognize failure, will bring riches.
Effort only fully releases its reward after a person refuses to quit.