The monument of a great man is not of granite or marble or bronze. It consists of his goodness, his deeds, his love and his compassion.
Great persons are great because of good, strong foundations on which they were able to build a character....
To accomplish great things we must first dream, then visualize, then plan.
Before every action ask yourself. Will this bring more monkeys on my back. Will the result of my action be a blessing or a heavy burden?
No better words than "thank you" have yet been discovered to express the sincere gratitude of one's heart; when the two words are sincerely spoken.
Do not confuse motion and progress. A rocking horse keeps moving but does not make any progress.
Intentions are invisible but they are the true test of character.
In life, the first thing you must do is decide what you really want. Weigh the costs and the results. Are the results worthy of the costs? Then make up your mind completely and go after your goal with all your might
We cannot choose the things that will happen to us. But we can choose the attitude we will take toward anything that happens. Success or failure depends on your attitude.
The majority see the obstacles; the few see the objectives; history records the successes of the latter, while oblivion is the reward of the former
Move out man! Life is fleeting by. Do something worthwhile, berfore you die. Leave Behind a work sublime, that will outline you and time.
To know God is to be adjusted to daily living.
A big, spectacular thing can frequently be accomplished quickly. Quality usually takes longer. Fanfare and fireworks are not part of quality; therefore, only those who know true values are attracted to it. But when fanfare and fireworks are over, quality will remain.
Begin, and you are halfway there.
If you have no goals you will be bored: you will be unhappy because you are empty.
The main source of our wealth is goodness. The affections and the generous qualities that God admires in a world full of greed.
Man's ultimate destiny is to become one with the Divine Power which governs and sustains the creation and its creatures.
Nature's Laws are the invisible government of the earth.
You get what you order in life.
Few of us know what we are capable of doing... we have never pushed ourselves hard enough to find out. Alfred
Nobody ever did, or ever will, escape the consequences of his choices.
Man is raw and wild, that is one of the reasons why he needs the Christian teaching.
Learn to eat problems for breakfast
Question: Why are we Masters of our Fate, the captains of our souls? Because we have the power to control our thoughts, our attitudes. That is why many people live in the withering negative world. That is why many people live in the Positive Faith world. And you don't have to be a poet or a philosop
In Texas, years ago, almost all of the oil came from surface operations. Then someone got the idea that there were greater sources of supply deeper down. A well was drilled five thousand feet deep. The result? A gusher. Too many of us operate on the surface. We never go deep enough to find supernatu
The secret of health, happiness, and long life: If you simply learn how to accept and express love, you will live longer...be happier...grow healthier. For love is a powerful force.
We should get into the habit of reading inspirational books, looking at inspirational pictures, hearing inspirational music, associating with inspirational friends.
Begin and you're halfway there.
The only calendar I need is just outside my window. With eyes to see and ears to hear, nature keeps me posted.
Animals are reliable, many full of love, true in their affections, predictable in their actions, grateful and loyal. Difficult standards for people to live up to.