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The will to conquer is the first condition of victory.

The world belongs to the energetic.

The world belongs to the enthusiast who keeps cool.

There is a passion for perfection which you rarely see fully developed, but... in successful lives it is never wholly lacking.

There is nothing greater than enthusiasm.

There is only one big thing-desire. And before it, when it is big, all is little.

This, indeed, is one of the eternal paradoxes of both life and literature-that without passion little gets done; yet, without control of that passion, its effects are largely ill or null.

Through zeal, knowledge is gotten; through lack of zeal, knowledge is lost.

To bring one's self to a frame of mind and to the proper energy to accomplish things that require plain hard work continuously is the one big battle that everyone has. When this battle is won for all time, then everything is easy.

To burn always with this hard gemlike flame, to maintain this ecstasy, is success in life.

To sing is to love and affirm, to fly and soar, to coast into the hearts of the people who listen, to tell them that life is to live, that love is there, that nothing is a promise, but that beauty exists, and must be hunted for and found.

Truth is never to be expected from authors whose understandings are warped with enthusiasm; for they judge all actions and their causes by their own perverse principles, and a crooked line can never be the measure of a straight one.

Vigor is contagious, and whatever makes us either think or feel strongly adds to our power and enlarges our field of action.

Vitality! That's the pursuit of life, isn't it?

Wake up with a smile and go after life.... Live it, enjoy it, taste it, smell it, feel it.

Wars may be fought with weapons, but they are won by men. It is the spirit of the men who follow and of the man who leads that gains that victory.

We act as though comfort and luxury were the chief requirements of life, when all that we need to make us really happy is something to be enthusiastic about.

We always attract into our lives whatever we think about most, believe in most strongly, expect on the deepest level, and imagine most vividly.

We can accomplish almost anything within our ability if we but think that we can!

What a man accomplishes in a day depends upon the way in which he approaches his tasks. When we accept tough jobs as a challenge to our ability and wade into them with joy and enthusiasm, miracles can happen. When we do our work with a dynamic, conquering spirit, we get things done.


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