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.
The life which men praise and regard as successful is but one kind. Why should we exaggerate any one kind at the expense of the others?
If one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life which he has imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours. He will put some things behind, will pass an invisible boundary; new, universal, and more liberal laws will begin to establish themselves around and within him; or the old laws be expanded, and interpreted in his favor in a more liberal sense, and he will live with the license of a higher order of beings. In proportion as he simplifies his life, the laws of the universe will appear less complex, and solitude will not be solitude, nor poverty poverty, nor weakness weakness.
[Also known as:]Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you’ve imagined.
He slipped, climbed, rolled, searched, walked, persevered, – that is all; that, indeed, is the secret of all triumphs.[Il avait glissé, grimpé, roulé, cherché, marché, persévéré, voilà tout. Secret de tous les triomphes.]
An energetic man will succeed where an indolent one would vegetate and inevitably perish.[Et l’homme qui «sait» réussit là où d’autres végéteraient et périraient inévitablement.]