Your big opportunity may be right where you are now.
Opportunity often comes in disguised in the form of misfortune, or temporary defeat.
War grows out of the desire of the individual to gain advantage at the expense of his fellow men.
The most interesting thing about a postage stamp is the persistence with which it sticks to its job.
Victory is always possible for the person who refuses to stop fighting.
The majority of men meet with failure because of their lack of persistence in creating new plans to take the place of those which fail.
Persistence is to the character of man as carbon is to steel.
What we do not see, what most of us never suspect of existing, is the silent but irresistible power which comes to the rescue of those who fight on in the face of discouragement.
Before success comes in any man's life, he's sure to meet with much temporary defeat and, perhaps some failures. When defeat overtakes a man, the easiest and the most logical thing to do is to quit. That's exactly what the majority of men do.
Every well built house started in the form of a definite purpose plus a definite plan in the nature of a set of blueprints.
Reduce your plan to writing. The moment you complete this, you will have definitely given concrete form to the intangible desire.
The possibilities of creative effort connected with the subconscious mind are stupendous and imponderable. They inspire one with awe.
Thoughts mixed with definiteness of purpose, persistence, and a burning desire are powerful things.
Nature cannot be tricked or cheated. She will give up to you the object of your struggles only after you have paid her price.
Don't wait. The time will never be just right.