When you've seen beyond yourself, then you may find, peace of mind is waiting there.
The best way to sell yourself to others is first to sell the others to yourself.
First ask yourself: What is the worst that can happen? Then prepare to accept it. Then proceed to improve on the worst.
You cannot travel the path until you have become the path itself.
The greatest thing in the world is to know how to belong to oneself.
Inspiration exists, but it has to find us working.
What most of all hinders heavenly consolation is that you are too slow in turning yourself to prayer.
Activate yourself to duty by remembering your position, who you are, and what you have obliged yourself to be.
You are what you believe yourself to be.
There is no value in life except what you choose to place upon it and no happiness in any place except what you bring to it yourself.
Test yourself on mankind. It is something that makes the doubter doubt, the believer believe.
Absence from those we love is self from self - a deadly banishment.
If you cannot mould yourself entirely as you would wish, how can you expect other people to be entirely to your liking?
Why one man rather than another? It was odd. You find yourself involved with a fellow for life just because he was the one that you met when you were nineteen.
If we lose love and self respect for each other, this is how we finally die.
And above all things, never think that you're not good enough yourself. A man should never think that. My belief is that in life people will take you at your own reckoning.
Insist on yourself; never imitate.? Your own gift you can present every moment with the cumulative force of a whole life's cultivation; but of the adopted talent of another you have only an extemporaneous half possession.? That which each can do best, none but his Maker can teach him.
After all these years, I am still involved in the process of self-discovery. It's better to explore life and make mistakes than to play it safe. Mistakes are part of the dues one pays for a full life.
Sometimes you can't see yourself clearly until you see yourself through the eyes of others.
You may be always victorious if you will never enter into any contest where the issue does not wholly depend upon yourself.
That is the key of this collection, being yourself. Don't be into trends. Don't make fashion own you, but you decide what you are, what you want to express by the way you dress and the way to live.
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.
He who experiences the unity of life sees his own Self in all beings, and all beings in his own Self, and looks on everything with an impartial eye.
Do not grieve yourself too much for those you hate, nor yet forget them utterly.
If you want a thing done well, do it yourself.