It isn't what you have or who you are or where you are or what you are doing that makes you happy or unhappy. It is what you think about it.
Flaming enthusiasm, backed up by horse sense and persistence, is the quality that most frequently makes for success.
When fate hands you a lemon, make lemonade.
You can make more friends in two months by becoming more interested in other people than you can in two years by trying to get people interested in you.
If only the people who worry about their liabilities would think about the riches they do possess, they would stop worrying. Would you sell both your eyes for a million dollars ... or your two legs ... or your hands ... or your hearing? Add up what you do have, and you'll find that you won't sell them for all the gold in the world. The best things in life are yours, if you can appreciate yourself.
Act as if you were already happy, and that will tend to make you happy.
All life is a chance. So take it! The person who goes furthest is the one who is willing to do and dare.
'Let us not get so busy or live so fast that we can't listen to the music of the meadow or the symphony that glorifies the forest. Some things in the world are far more important than wealth; one of them is the ability to enjoy simple things.
Don't be afraid of enemies who attack you. Be afraid of the friends who flatter you.
One of the tragic things I know about human nature is that all of us tend to put off living. We are all dreaming of some magical rose garden over the horizon - instead of enjoying the roses that are blooming outside our windows today.
It isn't what you have, or who you are, or where you are, or what you are doing that makes you happy or unhappy. It is what you think about.
Be wiser than other people if you can; but do not tell them so.
you can measure the size of a person by what makes him or her angry
A man convinced against his will Is of the same opinion still
If you argue and rankle and contradict, you may achieve a victory sometimes; but it will be an empty victory because you will never get your opponent's good will.
Success is getting what you want.. Happiness is wanting what you get.
Everybody in the world is seeking happiness—and there is one sure way to find it. That is by controlling your thoughts. Happiness doesn't depend on outward conditions. It depends on inner conditions.
Remember, happiness doesn't depend upon who you are or what you have, it depends solely upon what you think.
Remember, happiness doesn't depend upon who you are or what you have; it depends solely upon what you think. So start each day by thinking of all the things you have to be thankful for. Your future will depend very largely on the thoughts you think today. So think thoughts of hope and confidence and love and success.
Success is getting what you want. Happiness is wanting what you get.