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Only one thing registers on the subconscious mind: repetitive application -- practice. What you practice is what you manifest.

It is possible to store the mind with a million facts and still be entirely uneducated.
Each man should frame life so that at some future hour fact and his dreaming meet.
Strong and bitter words indicate a weak cause.
There is one thing stronger than all the armies in the world, and that is an idea whose time has come.
God created the flirt as soon as he made the fool.
A good friend is a connection to life, a tie to the past, a road to the future, the key to sanity in a totally insane world.
Many persons have a wrong idea of what constitutes true happiness. It is not attained through self-gratification but through fidelity to a worthy purpose.
Life is really simple, but men insist on making it complicated.
Initiative is doing the right thing without being told.
Short as life is, we make it still shorter by the careless waste of time.
Face the facts of being what you are, for that is what changes what you are.
Anger ventilated often hurries towards forgiveness; anger concealed often hardens into revenge.
I want to put a ding in the universe.
Life must be lived forward, but can only be understood backwards.
Life is not a problem to be solved, but a reality to be experienced.
I may not have gone where I intended to go, but I think I have ended up where I needed to be.
Few people can see genius in someone who has offended them.
The eyes see only what the mind is prepared to comprehend.
A person is a success if they get up in the morning and gets to bed at night and in between does what he wants to do.
A hero is someone who understands the responsibility that comes with his freedom.
Where is the man who has the strength to be true, and to show himself as he is?
The elegance of honesty needs no adornment.
Rare as is true love, true friendship is rarer.
The majority is never right. Never, I tell you! That's one of these lies in society that no free and intelligent man can help rebelling against. Who are the people that make up the biggest proportion of the population -- the intelligent ones or the fools? I think we can agree it's the fools, no matter where you go in this world, it's the fools that form the overwhelming majority.
May peace rule the universe; may peace rule in kingdoms and empires; may peace rule in states and in the lands of the potentates; may peace rule in the house of friends and may peace also rule in the house of enemies
Like all weak men he laid an exaggerated stress on not changing one's mind.
Don't part with your illusions. When they are gone you may still exist, but you have ceased to live.
All deception in the course of life is indeed nothing else but a lie reduced to practice, and falsehood passing from words into things.
The advantage of the emotions is that they lead us astray.
Misfortunes one can endure -- they come from outside, they are accidents. But to suffer for one's own faults -- Ah! there is the sting of life.
Once to every man and nation comes the moment to decide; In the strife of Truth with Falsehood, for the good or evil side.
Never stop learning; knowledge doubles every fourteen months.
Become a student of change. It is the only thing that will remain constant.
It is a weakness of your human nature to hate those whom you have wronged.
Education is the progressive realization of our ignorance.
The only source of knowledge is experience.
Imagination is everything. It is the preview of life's coming attractions.
The true sign of intelligence is not knowledge but imagination.
Intellectuals solve problems; geniuses prevent them.
The ideals which have always shone before me and filled me with the joy of living are goodness, beauty, and truth.
God couldn't be everywhere, so he created mothers
Personality is only ripe when a man has made the truth his own.
Once you label me you negate me.
Life can only be understood backwards, but it must be lived forward.
In addition to my other numerous acquaintances, I have one more intimate confidant. My depression is the most faithful mistress I have known -- no wonder, then, that I return the love.
The willow which bends to the tempest, often escapes better than the oak which resists it; and so in great calamities, it sometimes happens that light and frivolous spirits recover their elasticity and presence of mind sooner than those of a loftier character.
As a remedy against all ills; poverty, sickness, and melancholy only one thing is absolutely necessary; a liking for work.
Oh, what a tangled web we weave, when first we practice to deceive.
Let me walk three weeks in the footsteps of my enemy, carry the same burden, have the same trials as he, before I say one word to criticize.
Any thought that is passed on to the subconscious often enough and convincingly enough is finally accepted.
I distrust those people who know so well what God wants them to do because I notice it always coincides with their own desires.
Try to be like the turtle -- at ease in your own shell
A man's ethical behavior should be based effectually on sympathy, education, and social ties; no religious basis is necessary. Man would indeed be in a poor way if he had to be restrained by fear of punishment and hope of reward after death.
I never desired to please the rabble. What pleased them, I did not learn; and what I knew was far removed from their understanding.
I have never seen the slightest scientific proof of the religious ideas of heaven and hell, of future life for individuals, or of a personal God. So far as religion of the day is concerned, it is a damned fake… Religion is all bunk.
I don’t believe in God because I don’t believe in Mother Goose
Is God willing to prevent evil, but not able? Then he is not omnipotent. Is he able, but not willing? Then he is malevolent. Is he both able and willing? Then whence cometh evil? Is he neither able nor willing? Then why call him God?
Calling Atheism a religion is like calling bald a hair color.
I contend that we are both atheists. I just believe in one fewer god than you do. When you understand why you dismiss all the other possible gods, you will understand why I dismiss yours.
The God of the Old Testament is arguably the most unpleasant character in all fiction: jealous and proud of it; a petty, unjust, unforgiving control-freak; a vindictive, bloodthirsty ethnic cleanser; a misogynistic, homophobic, racist, infanticidal, genocidal, filicidal, pestilential, megalomaniacal, sadomasochistic, capriciously malevolent bully.
Two hands working can do more than a thousand clasped in prayer.
I still say a church steeple with a lightning rod on top shows a lack of confidence.
With or without religion, you would have good people doing good things and evil people doing evil things. But for good people to do evil things, that takes religion.
Belief in the supernatural reflects a failure of the imagination.
If I were not an atheist, I would believe in a God who would choose to save people on the basis of the totality of their lives and not the pattern of their words. I think he would prefer an honest and righteous atheist to a TV preacher whose every word is God, God, God, and whose every deed is foul, foul, foul.
We must question the story logic of having an all-knowing all-powerful God, who creates faulty Humans, and then blames them for his own mistakes.
Why should I allow that same God to tell me how to raise my kids, who had to drown His own?
Of all things which wisdom provides to make life entirely happy, much the greatest is the possession of friendship.
Do not spoil what you have by desiring what you have not; but remember that what you now have was once among the things you only hoped for.
It is impossible to live a pleasant life without living wisely and well and justly. And it is impossible to live wisely and well and justly without living a pleasant life.
With confidence, you can reach truly amazing heights; without confidence, even the simplest accomplishments are beyond your grasp.
There can be no friendship without confidence, and no confidence without integrity.
Self-confidence is the first requisite to great undertakings.
If you have no confidence in self, you are twice defeated in the race of life. With confidence, you have won even before you have started.
The human heart, at whatever age, opens only to the heart that opens in return.
It's lack of faith that makes people afraid of meeting challenges, and I believe in myself.
All truth, in the long run, is only common sense clarified.
The best prophet is common sense, our native wit.
Common Sense is that which judges the things given to it by other senses.
Common sense is the knack of seeing things as they are, and doing things as they ought to be done.
There is a difference between being listened to and being heard.
I hope everyone that is reading this is having a really good day. And if you are not, just know that in every new minute that passes you have an opportunity to change that.
Our subconscious minds have no sense of humor, play no jokes and cannot tell the difference between reality and an imagined thought or image. What we continually think about eventually will manifest in our lives.
I have never wished to cater to the crowd; for what I know they do not approve, and what they approve I do not know.
A contented mind is the greatest blessing a man can enjoy in this world.
I never remember feeling tired by work, though idleness exhausts me completely.
We will either find a way, or make one.
The most useless are those who never change through the years.
For what is the best choice, for each individual is the highest it is possible for him to achieve.
Change means movement. Movement means friction. Only in the frictionless vacuum of a nonexistent abstract world can movement or change occur without that abrasive friction of conflict.
Who we are never changes. Who we think we are does.
Three grand essentials to happiness in this life are something to do, something to love, and something to hope for.
That's the risk you take if you change: that people you've been involved with won't like the new you. But other people who do will come along.
Throughout the centuries there were men who took first steps, down new roads, armed with nothing but their own vision.
Wealth is the product of man's capacity to think.
The purpose of morality is to teach you, not to suffer and die, but to enjoy yourself and live.
The more anger towards the past you carry in your heart, the less capable you are of loving in the present.
No one is in control of your happiness but you; therefore, you have the power to change anything about yourself or your life that you want to change.
If you aren't good at loving yourself, you will have a difficult time loving anyone, since you'll resent the time and energy you give another person that you aren't even giving to yourself.
What allows us, as human beings, to psychologically survive life on earth, with all of its pain, drama, and challenges, is a sense of purpose and meaning
You can't ask for what you want unless you know what it is. A lot of people don't know what they want or they want much less than they deserve. First you have figure out what you want. Second, you have to decide that you deserve it. Third, you have to believe you can get it. And, fourth, you have to have the guts to ask for it.
The real act of marriage takes place in the heart, not in the ballroom or church or synagogue. It's a choice you make -- not just on your wedding day, but over and over again -- and that choice is reflected in the way you treat your husband or wife.
Marriage is not a noun; it's a verb. It isn't something you get. It's something you do. It's the way you love your partner every day.

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