The one thing in the world, of value, is the active soul.
In every man there is something wherein I may learn of him, and in that I am his pupil.
Shallow men believe in luck, believe in circumstances. Strong men believe in cause and effect.
If a man can write a better book, preach a better sermon, or make a better mousetrap, than his neighbor, though he build his house in the woods, the world will make a beaten path to his door.
Never lose an opportunity of seeing anything that is beautiful; for beauty is God's handwriting - a wayside sacrament. Welcome it in every fair face, in every fair sky, in every fair flower, and thank God for it as a cup of blessing.
Big jobs usually go to the men who prove their ability to outgrow small ones.
They can conquer who believe they can. He has not learned the first lesson in life who does not every day surmount a fear.
Speak the affirmative; emphasize your choice by utterly ignoring all that you reject.
Every man has his own courage, and is betrayed because
he seeks in himself the courage of other persons.
To different minds, the same world is a hell, and a heaven.
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