Our happiness depends on the habit of mind we cultivate. So practice happy thinking every day. Cultivate the merry heart, develop the happiness habit, and life will become a continual feast.
Cushion the painful effects of hard blows by keeping the enthusiasm going strong, even if doing so requires struggle.
The mind, ever the willing servant, will respond to boldness, for boldness, in effect, is a command to deliver mental resources.
Resentment or grudges do no harm to the person against whom you hold these feelings but every day and every night of your life, they are eating at you.
When you become detached mentally from yourself and concentrate on helping other people with their difficulties, you will be able to cope with your own more effectively. Somehow, the act of self-giving is a personal power-releasing factor.
The "how" thinker gets problems solved effectively because he wastes no time with futile "ifs" but goes right to work on the creative "how."
The more you lose yourself in something bigger than yourself, the more energy you will have.
In every difficult situation is potential value. Believe this, then begin looking for it.
Drop the idea that you are Atlas carrying the world on your shoulders. The world would go on even without you. Don't take yourself so seriously.
Practice hope. As hopefulness becomes a habit, you can achieve a permanently happy spirit.
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