I will eliminate hatred, envy, jealousy, selfishness and cynicism by developing love for all humanity, because I know that a negative attitude toward others can never bring me success. I will cause others to believe in me because I will believe in them and in myself.
Think well before you speak because your words may plant the seed of either success or failure in the mind of some other person.
We begin to see, therefore, the importance of selecting our environment with the greatest of care, because environment is the mental feeding ground out of which the food that goes into our minds is extracted.
Until you have learned to be tolerant with those who do not always agree with you – until you have cultivated the habit of saying some kind word of those whom you do not admire – until you have formed the habit of looking for the good instead of the bad there is in others, you will be neither successful nor happy.
Until you have formed the habit of looking for the good instead of the bad there is in others, you will be neither successful nor happy.
Understand this law and you will then know, beyond room for the slightest doubt, that you are constantly punishing yourself for every wrong you commit and rewarding yourself for every act of constructive conduct in which you indulge.
The battle is all over except the “shouting” when one knows what is wanted and has made up his mind to get it, whatever the price may be.