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Believe it can be done. When you believe something can be done, really believe, your mind will find the ways to do it. Believing a solution paves the way to solution.
The mind is what the mind is fed.
Look at things not as they are, but as they can be. Visualization adds value to everything. A big thinker always visualizes what can be done in the future. He isn't stuck with the present.
Hope is a start. But hope needs action to win victories.
WHERE THERE IS A WILL, THERE IS A WAY.
the thinking that guides your intelligence is much more important than how much intelligence you have.
Most of us make two basic errors with respect to intelligence: 1. We underestimate our own brainpower. 2. We overestimate the other fellow’s brainpower.
those who believe they can move mountains,do.Those who believe they can't,cannot.
Look at things as they can be, not as they are.
Then it dawned on me that no one else was going to believe in me until I believed in myself.
The point is clear. People who get things done in this world don’t wait for the spirit to move them; they move the spirit.
whether the psychological problem is big or little, the cure comes when one learns to quit drawing negative form one's memory bank and withdraws positive instead.
Belief triggers the power to do.
when we do what is known to be wrong, two negative things happened. First, we feel guilt and this guilt eats away confidence. Second, other people sooner or later find out and lose confidence in us.
The point is this: Big thinkers are specialists in creating positive, forward-looking, optimistic pictures in their own minds and in the minds of others. To think big, we must use words and phrases that produce big, positive mental images.
Treating someone as second-class never gets you first-class results.
Remember, the main job of the leader is thinking. And the best preparation for leadership is thinking.
Meet problems and obstacles as they arise. The test of a successful person is not the ability to eliminate all problems before he takes action, but rather the ability to find solutions to difficulties when he encounters them.
Put these two thoughts deep in your mind. First, give your ideas value by acting on them.
Nothing—absolutely nothing—in this life gives you more satisfaction than knowing you’re on the road to success and achievement. And nothing stands as a bigger challenge than making the most of yourself.
This is a fact of paramount significance: Each human being, whether he lives in India or Indianapolis, whether he’s ignorant or brilliant, civilized or uncivilized, young or old, has this desire: He wants to feel important.
a man big enough to be humble appears more confident than the insecure man who feels compelled to call attention to his accomplishments. A little modesty goes a long way.
Practice calling people by their names. Every year shrewd manufacturers sell more briefcases, pencils, Bibles, and hundreds of other items just by putting the buyer’s name on the product. People like to be called by name. It gives everyone a boost to be addressed by name.
You win when you refuse to fight petty people. Fighting little people reduces you to their size.