"Here is the secret of inspiration: Tell yourself that thousands and tens of thousands of people, not very intelligent and certainly no more intelligent than the rest of us, have mastered problems as difficult as those that now baffle you"
Being realistic is the mostly commonly traveled road to mediocrity. What's the point of being realistic? It's "unrealistic" to invent light bulbs, invent airplanes, be a millionaire ... 99% of people said those things weren't real, unrealistic. As soon as you make the decision to do it, then you just MADE it real. Nothing is unrealistic
Our ideas, dreams, thoughts are physical things in the universe. If we picture something, if we dream something, and we command and demand from the universe, the universe has no option but to help us.
Just decide. What you are going to do, who you are going to be, how you are going to do it, just decide. And then the Universe will give it to you.
How can great happiness and miracles be given away like commodities to those without effort and passion? In this way, God rewards the hard-working and gives the rest ordinary lives
All successful people men and women are big dreamers. They imagine what their future could be, ideal in every respect, and then they work every day toward their distant vision.
Success is steady progress toward one's personal goals
Flaming enthusiasm, backed up by horse sense and persistence, is the quality that most frequently makes for success
There is little success where there is little laughter
People rarely succeed unless they have fun in what they are doing