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The successful man will profit from his mistakes and try again in a different way.
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Did you ever see an unhappy horse? Did you ever see a bird that had the blues? One reason 
why birds and horses are not unhappy is because they are not trying to impress other birds
and horses.
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You can make more friends in two months by becoming interested in other people than you
can in two years by trying to get other people interested in you.
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The essence of all art is to have pleasure in giving pleasure.
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If you can't sleep, then get up and do something instead of lying there worrying. It's the
worry that gets you, not the lack of sleep.
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Act as if you were already happy, and that will tend to make you happy.
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Don't be afraid to give your best to what seemingly are small jobs. Every time you conquer
one it makes you that much stronger. If you do the little jobs well, the big ones will tend to
take care of themselves.
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Success is getting what you want. Happiness is wanting what you get.
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Develop success from failures. Discouragement and failure are two of the surest
stepping-stones to success.
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Inaction breeds doubt and fear. Action breeds confidence and courage. If you want to
conquer fear, don't sit at home and think about it. Go out and get busy.
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There are four ways, and only four ways, in which we have contact with the world. We are
evaluated and classified by these four contacts: what we do, how we look, what we say, and
how we say it.
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Fear doesn't exist anywhere except in the mind.
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If you are not in the process of becoming the person you want to be, you are automatically
engaged in becoming the person you don't want to be.
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Remember, today is the tomorrow you worried about yesterday.
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Make the most of today. Get interested in something. Shake yourself awake. Let the winds of
enthusiasm sweep through you. Live today with gusto.
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3/4 of the people you will meet are hungering and thirsting for sympathy and attention. Give it
to them, and they will love you.
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You can sing only what you are. You can paint only what you are. You must be what your
experiences, your environment, and your heredity have made you. For better or for worse, you
must play your own little instrument in the orchestra of life.
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Praise the slightest improvement and praise every improvement.
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Don't be afraid of enemies who attack you. Be afraid of the friends who flatter you.
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The successful man will profit from his mistakes and try again in different way.
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Be wiser than other people if you can; but do not tell them so.
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When dealing with people, remember you are not dealing with creatures of logic, but with
creatures bristling with prejudice and motivated by pride and vanity.
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The only way to get the best of an argument is to avoid it.
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We are all dreaming of some magical rose garden over the horizon instead of enjoying the
roses blooming outside our windows today.
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Our fatigue is often caused not by work; but by worry, frustration and resentment.
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Learning is an active process. We learn by doing. Only knowledge that is used sticks in your
mind.
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There is only one way to get anybody to do anything. And this is by making the other person
want to do it.
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When we hate our enemies, we are giving them power over us - power over our sleep, our
appetites, our blood pressure, our health, and our happiness.
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Even God doesn't propose to judge a man till his last days, why should you and I?
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The man who goes farthest is generally the one who is willing to do and dare. The sure-thing
boat never gets far from shore.
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Do you know the most important trait a man can have? It is not executive ability; it is not a
great mentality; it is not kindliness, nor courage, nor a sense of humor, though each of these
is of tremendous importance. In my opinion, it is the ability to make friends, which, boiled
down, means the ability to see the best in man.
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Knowledge isn't power until it is applied.
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Today is our most precious possession. It is our only sure possession.
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