Feb 1


Posted by Praneel

“Once the ‘what’ is decided, the ‘how’ always follows. We must not make the ‘how’ an excuse for not facing and accepting the ‘what.'”

“He who cannot change the very fabric of his thought will never be able to change reality.”

“Valor lies just halfway between rashness and cowardice.”

“Trust your hunches. They’re usually based on facts filed away just below the conscious level.”

“I care not what others think of what I do, but I care very much about what I think of what I do!. That is character.”

“It is never safe to look into the future with eyes of fear.”

Trust your own instinct. Your mistakes might as well be your own instead of someone else’s.”

“Worry never robs tomorrow of its sorrow, but only saps today of its strength.”

“Instinct is the nose of the mind.”

We cannot do everything at once but we can do something at once.”

“A good scare is worth more to a man than good advice.”

“Hope is not a dream, but a way of making dreams become reality.”

“Do not fear mistakes, there are none.”

“Inspiration usually comes during work, rather than before it.”

“The one important thing I have learned over the years is the difference between taking one’s work seriously and taking one’s self seriously. The first is imperative, the second is disastrous.”

“Become so wrapped up in something that you forget to be afraid.”

“The point is not to pay back kindness but to pass it on.”

“Be a first rate version of yourself, not a second rate version of someone else.”

“Action is the antidote to despair.”

“Three things in human life are important. The first is to be kind. The second is to be kind. The third is to be kind.”

“I, not events, have the power to make me happy or unhappy today. I can choose which it shall be.”

“To see what is in front of one’s nose needs a constant struggle.”

“Never confuse a single defeat with a final defeat.”

“Be happy. It’s one way of being wise.”

“The art of living lies less in eliminating our troubles than in growing with them.”

“To conquer fear is the beginning of wisdom.”

“If a little dreaming is dangerous, the cure for it is not to dream less but to dream more, to dream all the time.”

“The moment of enlightenment is when a person’s dreams of possibilities become images of probabilities.”

“Man can only become what he is able to consciously imagine.”

“The courage to be is the courage to accept oneself, in spite of being unacceptable.”

“Hope is a light diet, but very stimulating.”

“A man can do only what he can do. But if he does that each day he can sleep at night and do it again the next day.”

“It is the heart always that sees before the head can see.”

“Why should I deem myself to be a chisel when I could be the artist?”

“The great man is he who does not lose his childlike heart.”

“In things pertaining to enthusiasm, no man is sane who does not know how to be insane on proper occasions.”

“Think like a man of action, act like a man of thought.”

“No man can think clearly when his fists are clenched.”

“I make the most of all that comes and the least of all that goes.”

“Attempt easy tasks as if they were difficult, and difficult as if they were easy; in the one case that confidence may not fall asleep, in the other that it may not be dismayed.”

“It is good to act as if. It is even better to grow to the point where it is no longer an act.”

“Be bold. If you’re going to make an error, make a doozey, and don’t be afraid to hit the ball.”

“A person who doubts himself is like a man who would enlist in the ranks of his enemies and bear arms against himself.”

“Your life becomes the thing you have decided it shall be.”

“Hope is like a road in the country; there was never a road, but when many people walk on it, the road comes into existence.”

“When patterns are broken, new worlds emerge.”

“To keep your character intact you cannot stoop to filthy acts. It makes it easier to stoop the next time.”

“It is wisdom to believe the heart.”

“I do believe it is possible to create, even without ever writing a word or painting a picture, by simply molding one’s inner life. And that too is a deed.”

“It is well for the heart to be naive and the mind not to be.”

“Insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.”

“Everything comes to him who hustles while he waits.”

“Never apologize for showing feeling. When you do so, you apologize for truth.”

“Once we believe in ourselves, we can risk curiosity, wonder, spontaneous delight, or any experience that reveals the human spirit.”

“Success is the ability to go from one failure to another with no loss of enthusiasm.”

“When one door of happiness closes, another opens; but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one which has been opened for us.”

“Do not be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment.”

“A person who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new.”

“I’m a great believer in luck, and I find the harder I work, the more I have of it.”

“None of us will ever accomplish anything excellent or commanding except when he listens to this whisper which is heard by him alone.”

“Great things are not done by impulse, but by a series of small things brought together.”

“Man must be arched and buttressed from within, else the temple wavers to dust.”

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