The ideas I stand for are not mine. I borrowed them from Socrates. I swiped them from Chesterfield. I stole them from Jesus. And I put them in a book. If you don't like their rules, whose would you use?
Are you bored with life? Then throw yourself into some work you believe in with all your heart, live for it, die for it, and you will find happiness that you had thought could never be yours.
Remember happiness doesn't depend upon who you are or what you have; it depends solely on what you think.
Today is life-the only life you are sure of. Make the most of today. Get interested in something. Shake yourself awake. Develop a hobby. Let the winds of enthusiasm sweep through you. Live today with gusto.
Those convinced against their will are of the same opinion still.
People rarely succeed unless they have fun in what they are doing.
The only way to get the best of an argument is to avoid it.
Our fatigue is often caused not by work, but by worry, frustration and resentment.
It isn't what you have, or who you are, or where you are, or what you are doing that makes you happy or unhappy. It is what you think about.
If you can't sleep, then get up and do something instead of lying there worrying. It's the worry that gets you, not the lack of sleep.
If you want to gather honey, don't kick over the beehive.
Any fool can criticize, condemn, and complain - and most fools do.
Most of us have far more courage than we ever dreamed possible.
Men of age object too much, consult too long, adventure too little, repent too soon, and seldom drive business home to the full period, but content themselves with a mediocrity of success.
There is only one way... to get anybody to do anything. And that is by making the other person want to do it.
Inaction breeds doubt and fear. Action breeds confidence and courage. If you want to conquer fear, do not sit home and think about it. Go out and get busy.
If only the people who worry about their liabilities would think about the riches they do possess, they would stop worrying.
Only the prepared speaker deserves to be confident.
Most of us have far more courage than we ever dreamed we possessed.
The person who seeks all their applause from outside has their happiness in another's keeping .
When dealing with people, remember you are not dealing with creatures of logic, but creatures of emotion.
If you want to conquer fear, don't sit home and think about it. Go out and get busy.
Fear doesn't exist anywhere except in the mind.
Take a chance! All life is a chance. The man who goes farthest is generally the one who is willing to do and dare.
Speakers who talk about what life has taught them never fail to keep the attention of their listeners.