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To different minds, the same world is a hell, and a heaven.

Outside show is a poor substitute for inner worth.
Regardless of how you feel inside, always try to look like a winner. Even if you are behind, a sustained look of control and confidence can give you a mental edge that results in victory.
You and I do not see things as they are. We see things as we are.
Getting talked about is one of the penalties for being pretty, while being above suspicion is about the only compensation for being homely.
Life is 10 percent what you make it and 90 percent how you take it.
You are more likely to act yourself into feelings, than feel yourself into action.
I don't wait for moods. You accomplish nothing if you do that. Your mind must know it has got to get down to earth.
If you wish to travel far and fast, travel light. Take off all your envies, jealousies, unforgiveness, selfishness and fears.
Life at any time can become difficult: life at any time can become easy. It all depends upon how one adjusts oneself to life.
Not everything that is faced can be changed, but nothing can be changed until it is faced.
So long as a person is capable of self-renewal they are a living being.
If what you did yesterday seems big, you haven't done anything today.
There is no use whatever trying to help people who do not help themselves. You cannot push anyone up a ladder unless he be willing to climb himself.
Men are anxious to improve their circumstances, but are unwilling to improve themselves; they therefore remain bound.
The only correct actions are those that demand no explanation and no apology.
The first requisite for success is the ability to apply your physical and mental energies to one problem incessantly without growing weary.
There are some people who live in a dream world, and there are some who face reality; and then there are those who turn one into the other.
When my horse is running good, I don't stop to give him sugar.
It is all one to me if a man comes from Sing Sing Prison or Harvard. We hire a man, not his history.
The really unhappy person is the one who leaves undone what they can do, and starts doing what they don't understand; no wonder they come to grief.
The will is a powerful ally and desperate enemy. When not subdued by self-control, it becomes a tyrant of selfishness. Under the yoke of self-control however, it is a driving force of perseverance.
Strength is a matter of a made up mind.
I was always looking outside myself for strength and confidence but it comes from within. It is there all the time.
Don't ask for a light load, but rather ask for a strong back.
Strength is the capacity to break a chocolate bar into four pieces with your bare hands -- and then eat just one of the pieces.
There are two ways of exerting one's strength; one is pushing down, the other is pulling up.
What I needed most was to love and to be loved, eager to be caught. Happily I wrapped those painful bonds around me; and sure enough, I would be lashed with the red-hot pokers or jealousy, by suspicions and fear, by burst of anger and quarrels.

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