Self-reverence, self-knowledge, self-control; these three alone lead one to sovereign power.
—Alfred, Lord Tennyson (British Poet)
The wise learn from the experience of others, and the creative know how to make a crumb of experience go a long way.
—Eric Hoffer (American Philosopher)
What the mind can conceive and believe, and the heart desire, you can achieve.
—Norman Vincent Peale (American Clergyman, Self-Help Author)
Wealth consists not in having great possessions, but in having few wants.
—Epicurus (Ancient Greek Philosopher)
Freedom from the desire for an answer is essential to the understanding of a problem.
—Jiddu Krishnamurti (Indian Philosopher)
What ought one to say then as each hardship comes? “I was practicing for this, I was training for this.”
—Epictetus (Ancient Greek Philosopher)
A good intention clothes itself with power.
—Ralph Waldo Emerson (American Philosopher)
To know a truth well, one must have fought it out.
Through zeal knowledge is gotten, through lack of zeal knowledge is lost; let a man who knows this double path of gain and loss thus place himself that knowledge may grow.
—The Dhammapada (Buddhist Anthology of Verses)
Many a man’s reputation would not know his character if they met on the street.
—Elbert Hubbard (American Writer)
You can be anything you want to be, if you only believe with sufficient conviction and act in accordance with your faith; for whatever the mind can conceive and believe, the mind can achieve.
—Napoleon Hill (American Author)