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Those see nothing but faults that seek for nothing else.

Thoughts have power; thoughts are energy. And you can make your world or break it by your own thinking.

Thoughts lead on to purposes; purposes go forth in action; actions form habits; habits decide character; and character fixes our destiny.

Thousands upon thousands are yearly brought into a state of real poverty by their great anxiety not to be thought poor.

Tis very certain the desire of life prolongs it.

To be ambitious for wealth, and yet always expecting to be poor; to be always doubting your ability to get what you long for, is like trying to reach east by travelling west. There is no philosophy which will help a man to succeed when he is always doubting his ability to do so, and thus attracting failure. No matter how hard you work for success, if your thought is saturated with the fear of failure, it will kill your efforts, neutralize your endeavors and make success impossible.

To believe in God is to yearn for His existence, and furthermore, it is to act as if He did exist.

To establish oneself in the world, one has to do all one can to appear established.

To every disadvantage there is a corresponding advantage.

To expect defeat is nine-tenths of defeat itself.

To find oneself jilted is a blow to one's pride. One must do one's best to forget it and if one doesn't succeed, at least one must pretend to.

To keep our faces toward change, and behave like free spirits in the presence of fate, is strength undefeatable.

To make the world a friendly place, one must show it a friendly face.

To the timid and hesitating everything is impossible because it seems so.

Tragedy had its compensations. Once the worst misfortune occurred, one never worried about the minor ones.

Treat people as if they were what they should be, and you help them become what they are capable of becoming.

True revolutions ... restore more than they destroy.

Trust men and they will be true to you; treat them greatly, and they will show themselves great. See quote detail

Unhappiness indicates wrong thinking, just as ill health indicates a bad regimen.

We are always paid for our suspicion by finding what we suspect.

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