Expect the best. Prepare for the worst. Capitalize on what comes.
We shall fight on the beaches. We shall fight on the landing grounds. We shall fight in the fields, and in the streets, we shall fight in the hills. We shall never surrender!
The abundant life does not come to those who have had a lot of obstacles removed from their path by others. It develops from within and is rooted in strong mental and moral fiber.
A great many people think they are thinking when they are rearranging their prejudices.
Some people are making such thorough preparation for rainy days that they arent enjoying todays sunshine.
The art of being yourself at your best is the art of unfolding your personality into the person you want to be. . . . Be gentle with yourself, learn to love yourself, to forgive yourself, for only as we have the right attitude toward ourselves can we have the right attitude toward others.
I want to remind you that success in life is based on hard slogging. There will be periods when discouragement is great and upsetting, and the antidote for this is calmness and fortitude and a modest yet firm belief in your competence. Be sure that your priorities are in order so that you can proceed in a logical manner, and be ever mindful that nothing will take the place of persistence.
There is little difference in people, but that little difference makes a big difference. The little difference is attitude. The big difference is whether it is positive or negative.
We who lived in concentration camps can remember the men who walked through the huts comforting others, giving away their last piece of bread. They may have been few in number, but they offer sufficient proof that everything can be taken from a man but one thing the last of human freedoms – to choose one’s attitude in any given set of circumstances – to choose one’s own way.
Everything can be taken from a man but the last of human freedoms, the right to choose one’s attitude in any given set of circumstances–the right to choose one’s own way.
The last of the human freedoms – to choose one’s attitude in any given set of circumstances, to choose one’s own way.
Certain thoughts are prayers. There are moments when whatever be the attitude of the body, the soul is on its knees.
Some people say I have attitude maybe I do…but I think you have to. You have to believe in yourself when no-one else does that makes you a winner right there.
Americans have always had an ambivalent attitude toward intelligence. When they feel threatened, they want a lot of it, and when they don’t, they regard the whole thing as somewhat immoral.
Permitting your life to be taken over by another person is like letting the waiter eat your dinner.