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Every man is said to have his peculiar ambition. Whether it be true or not, I can say for one that I have no other so great as that of being truly esteemed of my fellow men, by rendering myself worthy of their esteem. How far I shall succeed in gratifying this ambition, is yet to be developed.

Every true man, sir, who is a little above the level of the beasts and plants, lives so as to give a meaning and a value to his own life.

Everything's in the mind. That's where it all starts. Knowing what you want is the first step toward getting it.

Far away in the sunshine are my highest inspirations. I many not reach them, but I can look up and see the beauty, believe in them and try to follow where they lead.

Fear melts when you take action towards a goal you really want.

Firmness of purpose is one of the most necessary sinews of character and one of the best instruments of success. Without it, genius wastes its efforts in a maze of inconsistencies.

First say to yourself what you would be; and then do what you have to do.

Follow your bliss. Find where it is and don't be afraid to follow it.

For me it's the challenge-the challenge to try to beat myself or do better than I did in the past. I try to keep in mind not what I have accomplished but what I have to try to accomplish in the future.

Fortunate is the person who has developed the self-control to steer a straight course toward his objective in life, without being swayed from his purpose by either commendation or condemnation.

From his cradle to the grave, a man never does a single thing which has any first and foremost object save one-to secure peace of mind, spiritual comfort, for himself.

Give a man health and a course to steer, and he'll never stop to trouble about whether he's happy or not.

Goals are dreams with deadlines.

Goals provide the energy source that powers our lives. One of the best ways we can get the most from the energy we have is to focus it. That is what goals can do for us; concentrate our energy.

Great is the road I climb, but... the garland offered by an easier effort is not worth the gathering.

Great minds have purposes, others have wishes. Little minds are tamed and subdued by misfortune; but great minds rise above them.

Growth is not concerned with itself.

Happiness and moral duty are inseparably connected.

Happiness is not the end of life; character is.

Happiness is the natural flower of duty.


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