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The difficulties of life are intended to make us better, not bitter.

The greatest test of courage on earth is to bear defeat without losing heart.

The longer we dwell on our misfortunes, the greater is their power to harm us.

The meaning of things lies not in the things themselves, but in our attitude towards them.

The mind is its own place, and in itself can make a heaven of hell, and a hell of heaven.

The most important thing in life is not to capitalize on your gains. Any fool can do that. The really important thing is to profit from your losses.

The most unhappy of all men is he who believes himself to be so.

The tragedy is not that things are broken. The tragedy is that they are not mended again.

The winds and waves are always on the side of the ablest navigators.

There are more serious problems in life than financial ones, and I've had a lot of those. I've been broke before, and will be again. Heartbroke? That's serious. Lose a few bucks? That's not.

There are no chances so unlucky from which clever people are not able to reap some advantage, and none so lucky that the foolish are not able to turn them to their own disadvantage.

There are two ways of meeting difficulties: you alter the difficulties, or you alter yourself to meet them.

There is little peace or comfort in life if we are always anxious as to future events. - He that worries himself with the dread of possible contingencies will never be at rest.

There is no defense against adverse fortune which is so effectual as an habitual sense of humor.

There is nothing either good or bad, but thinking makes it so.

Things are in their essence what we choose to make them. A thing is, according to the mode in which one looks at it.

Things turn out best for people who make the best of the way things turn out.

This is courage in a man: to bear unflinchingly what heaven sends.

To a brave man, good and bad luck are like his right and left hand. He uses both.

To accept whatever comes, regardless of the consequences, is to be unafraid.


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