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Life is like a game of cards. The hand that is dealt you represents determinism; the way you play it is free will.

Little things affect little minds.

Losses are comparative, only imagination makes them of any moment.

Man is only miserable so far as he thinks himself so.

Men are disturbed not by things that happen, but by their opinion of the things that happen.

Never despair; but if you do, work on in despair.

No emotional crisis is wholly the product of outward circumstances. These may precipitate it. But what turns an objective situation into a subjectively critical one is the interpretation the individual puts upon it - the meaning it has in his emotional economy; the way it affects his self-image.

No life is so hard that you can't make it easier by the way you take it.

No matter what has happened, always behave as if nothing had happened.

Noble souls, through dust and heat, rise from disaster and defeat the stronger.

Often do the spirits of great events stride on before the events, and in today already walks tomorrow.

On the occasion of every accident that befalls you, remember to turn to yourself and inquire what power you have for turning it to use

One cannot get through life without pain. ... What we can do is choose how to use the pain life presents to us.

One loses many laughs by not laughing at oneself.

Pain is inevitable. Suffering is optional.

Results! Why, man, I have gotten a lot of results. I know several thousand things that won't work.

Riches, like glory or health, have no more beauty or pleasure than their possessor is pleased to lend them.

So long as one does not despair, so long as one doesn't look upon life bitterly, things work out fairly well in the end.

Tears mess up your makeup.

The art of life consists in taking each event which befalls us with a contented mind, confident of good. ... With this method ... rejoice always, though in the midst of sorrows, and possess all things, though destitute of everything.


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