Don't be afraid of enemies who attack you. Be afraid of the friends who flatter you.
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.
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.
Any fool can criticize, complain, and condemn—and most fools do. But it takes character and self-control to be understanding and forgiving.
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.
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.
Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all.
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.
People rarely succeed unless they have fun in what they are doing.
Remember, today is the tomorrow you worried about yesterday.
Talk to someone about themselves and they'll listen for hours.
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.
Actions speak louder than words, and a smile says, ‘I like you. You make me happy. I am glad to see you.
Our thoughts make us what we are.
Knowledge isn’t power until it is applied.
Names are the sweetest and most important sound in any language.
Always have something to say. The man who has something to say and who is known never to speak unless he has, is sure to be listened to.
When fate hands you lemons, make lemonade.
if you want to keep happiness , you have to share it !
One reason why birds and horses are not unhappy is because they are not trying to impress other birds and horses.
Two men looked out from prison bars,
One saw the mud, the other saw stars.
Þegar tveir menn eru alltaf sammála - er annar óþarfur.
Maður getur ekki valið óvini sína of vandlega.
Hve blásnautt er hjarta sem einskis saknar.