Good luck is another name for tenacity of purpose.
—Ralph Waldo Emerson (American Philosopher)
The way to get things done is not to mind who gets the credit for doing them.
To attain happiness in another world we need only to believe something; to secure it in this world, we must do something.
—Charlotte Perkins Gilman (American Sociologist)
When I work fourteen hours a day, seven days a week, I get lucky.
Every creator painfully experiences the chasm between his inner vision and its ultimate expression.
—Isaac Bashevis Singer (Polish-born American Children’s Books Writer)
Eventually, we all need to be willing to face the deepest, darkest beliefs we have about ourselves. Only in this way can we come to know that they are only beliefs, and not the truth about who we are.
A friend is there before you know it, to lend a hand before you ask it, and give you love just when you need it most.
The spirit of man communes with Heaven; the omnipotence of Heaven resides in man. Is the distance between Heaven and man very great?
When a man feels throbbing within him the power to do what he undertakes as well as it can possibly be done, this is happiness, this is success.
—Orison Swett Marden (American New Thought Writer)
Toleration is the greatest gift of mind, it requires the same effort of the brain that it takes to balance oneself on a bicycle.
—Helen Keller (American Author)