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It is well to be up before daybreak, for such habits contribute to health, wealth, and wisdom.

If you want to conquer fear, don't sit home and think about it. Go out and get busy
Do the thing you fear to do and keep on doing it... that is the quickest and surest way ever yet discovered to conquer fear.
Inaction breeds doubt and fear. Action breeds confidence and courage. If you want to conquer fear, do not sit home and think about it. Go out and get busy.
You can conquer almost any fear if you will only make up your mind to do so. For remember, fear doesn't exist anywhere except in the mind.
Any fool can criticize, condemn, and complain -- and most fools do.
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.
Remember, happiness doesn't depend upon who you are or what you have, it depends solely upon what you think.
Did you ever see an unhappy horse? Did you ever see bird that had the blues? One reason why birds and horses are not unhappy is because they are not trying to impress other birds and horses.
Many people think that if they were only in some other place, or had some other job, they would be happy. Well, that is doubtful. So get as much happiness out of what you are doing as you can and don't put off being happy until some future date.
The successful man will profit from his mistakes and try again in a different way.
Tell me what gives a man or woman their greatest pleasure and I'll tell you their philosophy of life.
First ask yourself: What is the worst that can happen? Then prepare to accept it. Then proceed to improve on the worst.
Remember, today is the tomorrow you worried about yesterday.
Take a chance! All life is a chance. The man who goes the furthest is generally the one who is willing to do and dare. The ?sure thing? boat never gets far from shore.
The person who goes farthest is generally the one who is willing to do and dare. The sure-thing boat never gets far from shore.
Don't be afraid to give your best to what seemingly are small jobs. Every time you conquer one it makes you that much stronger. If you do the little jobs well, the big ones tend to take care of themselves.
The man who removes a mountain begins by carrying away small stones.
I do pity unlearned people on a rainy day.
Everyone has an invisible sign hanging from their neck saying, Make me feel important. Never forget this message when working with people.
Thought and theory must precede all salutary action; yet action is nobler in itself than either thought or theory.
A winner is someone who recognizes his God-given talents, works his tail off to develop them into skills, and uses these skills to accomplish his goals.
When I was young, I never wanted to leave the court until I got things exactly correct. My dream was to become a pro.
I don't know if I practiced more than anybody, but I sure practiced enough. I still wonder if somebody -- somewhere -- was practicing more than me.
A diplomat is a person who can tell you to go to hell in such a way that you actually look forward to the trip.
If you are going through hell, keep going.
Our relatives are ours by chance, but we can choose our friends.
It's not what your are, it's what you don't become that hurts.
I've given up reading books. I find it takes my mind off myself.
Underneath this flabby exterior is an enormous lack of character.
I once said cynically of a politician, Hell double-cross that bridge when he comes to it.
How old would you be if you didn't know how old you are.
Never walk away from failure. On the contrary, study it carefully and imaginatively for its hidden assets.
The freedom to fail is vital if you're going to succeed, most successful men fail time and time again, and it is a measure of their strength that failure merely propels them into some new attempt at success.
One way to keep momentum going is to have constantly greater goals.
Don't look back. Something might be gaining on you.
The nose of the bulldog has been slanted backwards so that he can breathe without letting go.

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