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Let there be nothing within thee that is not very beautiful and very gentle, and there will be nothing without thee that is not beautiful and softened by the spell of thy presence.
 

Man is made or unmade by himself. By the right choice he ascends. As a being of power, intelligence, and love, and the lord of his own thoughts, he holds the key to every situation.
 

Man's rise or fall, success or failure, happiness or unhappiness depends on his attitude ... a man's attitude will create the situation he imagines.
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Men are anxious to improve their circumstances, but are unwilling to improve themselves; they therefore remain bound.
 

No duty is more urgent than that of returning thanks.
 

No temptation can gravitate to a man unless there is that is his heart which is capable of responding to it.
 

Our life is what our thoughts make it. A man will find that as he alters his thoughts toward things and other people, things and other people will alter towards him.
 

The greatest achievement was at first and for a time a dream. The oak sleeps in the acorn, the bird waits in the egg, and in the highest vision of the soul a waking angel stirs. Dreams are the seedlings of realities.
 

The key to happiness is having dreams; the key to success is making them come true.
 

The law of harvest is to reap more than you sow. Sow an act, and you reap a habit. Sow a habit and you reap a character. Sow a character and you reap a destiny.
 

The man who cannot endure to have his errors and shortcomings brought to the surface and made known, but tries to hide them, is unfit to walk the highway of truth.
 

The man who sows wrong thoughts and deeds and prays that God will bless him is in the position of a farmer who, having sown tares, asks God to bring forth for him a harvest of wheat.
 

The more intense the nature of a man, the more readily will he find meditation, and the more successfully will he practice it.
 

The more tranquil a man becomes, the greater is his success, his influence, his power for good. Calmness of mind is one of the beautiful jewels of wisdom.
 

The outer conditions of a person's life will always be found to reflect their inner beliefs.
 

The very fact that you are a complainer, shows that you deserve your lot.
 

The vision that you glorify in your mind, the ideal that you enthrone in your heart--this you will build your life by, and this you will become.
 

The will to do springs from the knowledge that we can do.
 

They who have conquered doubt and fear have conquered failure.
 

To begin to think with purpose, is to enter the ranks of those strong ones who only recognize failure as one of the pathways to attainment.
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