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Success is achieved by those who try and keep trying with a positive mental attitude.

W. Clement Stone

If there is something to gain and nothing to lose by asking, by all means ask.

W. Clement Stone

Success is achieved and maintained by those who try and keep trying.

W. Clement Stone

Try, try, try, and keep on trying is the rule that must be followed to become an expert in anything.

W. Clement Stone

Truth will always be truth, regardless of lack of understanding, disbelief or ignorance.

W. Clement Stone

When you do the wrong thing, knowing it is wrong, you do so because you have n't developed the habit of effectively controlling or neutralizing strong inner urges that tempt you, or because you have established the wrong habit and don't know how to eliminate them effectively.

W. Clement Stone

If you employed study, thinking, and planning time daily, you could develop and use the power that can change the course of your destiny.

W. Clement Stone

When you discover your mission, you will feel its demand. It will fill you with enthusiasm and a burning desire to get to work on it.

W. Clement Stone

Be careful the environment you choose for it will shape you ; be careful the friends you choose for you will become like them.

W. Clement Stone

To solve a problem or to reach a goal, you don't need to know all the answers in advance. But you must have a clear idea of the problem or the goal you want to reach.

W. Clement Stone

When we direct our thoughts properly, we can control our emotions.

W. Clement Stone

Aim for the moon. If you miss, you may hit a star.

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Walking is the best possible exercise. Habituate yourself to walk very far. quotes

W. Clement Stone

There is little difference in people, but that little difference makes a big difference. That little difference is attitude. The big difference is whether it is positive or negative.

W. Clement Stone

Self-suggestion makes you master of yourself.

W. Clement Stone

Have the courage to say no. Have the courage to face the truth. Do the right thing because it is right. These are the magic keys to living your life with integrity.

W. Clement Stone

Thinking will not overcome fear but action will.

W. Clement Stone

Tell everyone what you want to do and someone will want to help you do it.

W. Clement Stone

Definiteness of purpose is the starting point of all achievement

W. Clement Stone

You affect your subconscious mind by verbal repetition.

W. Clement Stone

If there is something to gain and nothing to lose by asking, by all means ask !

W. Clement Stone

You are a product of your environment. So choose the environment that will best develop you toward your objective. Analyze your life in terms of its environment. Are the things around you helping you toward success -- or are they holding you back ?

W. Clement Stone

I think there is something, more important than believing : Action ! The world is full of dreamers, there aren't enough who will move ahead and begin to take concrete steps to actualize their vision.

W. Clement Stone

We have a problem. ''Congratulations. '' But it's a tough problem. ''Then double congratulations. ''

W. Clement Stone

So many fail because they don't get started -- they don't go. They don't overcome inertia. They don't begin.

W. Clement Stone

Everyone who achieves success in a great venture, solves each problem as they came to it. They helped themselves. And they were helped through powers known and unknown to them at the time they set out on their voyage. They keep going regardless of the obstacles they met.

W. Clement Stone

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One machine can do the work of fifty ordinary men. No machine can do the work of one extraordinary man. One man tells a lie, dozens repeat it as the truth.

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Listen to them. Children of the night. What music they make.

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Our love is here to stay.

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It is only when we die each day to all that is old that there can be the new.

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My bounty is as boundless as the sea, My love as deep, the more I give to thee the more I have for both are infinite.

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What a dump.

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People rarely succeed unless they have fun in what they are doing.

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Let no one who loves be called unhappy Even love unreturned has its rainbow.

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Teaching is only demonstrating that it is possible. Learning is making it possible for yourself.

Paulo Coelho

Courage faces fear and thereby masters it.

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An Indian's dress of deer skins, which is wet a hundred times upon his back, dries soft; and his lodge also, which stands in the rains, and even through the severity of winter, is taken down as soft and as clean as when it was first put up.

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We are confronted with insurmountable opportunities.

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To love oneself is the beginning of a lifelong romance.

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He who has hope has everything.

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The first duty of love is to listen.

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Shane ! Shane ! Come back !

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There may be peace without joy, and joy without peace, but the two combined make happiness

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Love is the river of life in the world.

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Snakes ! Why did it have to be snakes ?

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Either you run the day or the day runs you.

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Mr. Allen, this may come as a shock to you, but there are some men who don't end every sentence with a proposition.

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Everyone who achieves success in a great venture, solves each problem as they came to it. They helped themselves. And they were helped through powers known and unknown to them at the time they set out on their voyage. They keep going regardless of the obstacles they met.

W. Clement Stone

My friends are my estate.

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The heart that loves is always young.

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Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.

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Trust in yourself. Your perceptions are often far more accurate than you are willing to believe.

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They can because they think they can.

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If you fail to plan, you plan to fail.

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If you only look at what is, you might never attain what could be.

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I love thee, I love but thee with a love that shall not die till the sun grows cold and the stars grow old.

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Nothing ventured, nothing gained.

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This is the beginning of a new day.

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Hope is like a bird that senses the dawn and carefully starts to sing while it is still dark.

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A gentle hand may lead even an elephant by a single hair.

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With my brains and your looks, we could go places.

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Act or accept.

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There are two ways of meeting difficulties you alter the difficulties, or you alter yourself to meet them.

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Experience is the best teacher.

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Your neighbor's vision is as true for him as your own vision is true for you.

Miguel de Unamuno

The person who tries to live alone will not succeed as a human being. His heart withers if it does not answer another heart. His mind shrinks away if he hears only the echoes of his own thoughts and finds no other inspiration.

Pearl S. Buck

Thinking will not overcome fear but action will.

W. Clement Stone

Ideas attract money, time, talents, skills, energy and other complementary ideas that will bring them into reality.

Mark Victor Hansen