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Fear is probably the cause of more of the mishaps of life than we imagine. A special protection seems to shield those who are absolutely without fear. It is a well-known fact that a dog will not attack one who is completely unafraid of him....

Thought affects our health far more than is generally realized. While it is true that hereditary taints, devitalized foods, and unhealthy modes of living play an im­portant part, yet I believe that thought is the greatest factor. When I say "thought" I include the emotions,...

He who would become great must live a great life. Happiness adds life, power, and worth to all your talents and powers. It is most important, therefore, that every moment should be full of joy. However much you may do, always remem­ber you have the...

A major part of developing your abilities is simply opening your mind to the possibilities that surround you. Remember, if you believe something is impossible...

When failure comes be more determined than ever to succeed. The more feeling there is in your thought the greater its power. You steadily and surely become in the real what you constantly and clearly think that you are in the ideal. The more you...

We are all victims, more or less, of suggestion. Strong-minded and unscrupulous people deliberately influence others by suggestion, in order to take advantage of them. Counsel in Court says to a witness: "I suggest to you," and then follows a suggestion that may be both...

Those who succeed possess a certain type of mind. It is true that they have am­bition, vision and driving power, capacity for work, and a strong will. Also they never spare themselves, and, in addition, they seize each opportunity when it comes. But their principal...

There are two old proverbs which are well known and often quoted, but whose profound psychological importance is not perhaps fully appreciated. They are these: "Birds of a feather flock together," and "You can tell a man's character by the company he keeps." The source...

It is important because it influences our ac­tions. It is important because it builds up character and a steadfast mind. It is important because upon it our well-being and the success of our whole life de­pend. It is important because it is by right thought...

Do what you’ve always done and you’ll get what you’ve always had… Most of your “conscious” actions are actually subconscious reactions. How many times have you decided to make a change in your life and then slipped back into your old habits within a few short...