Most people never run far enough on their first wind to find out they've got a second.
Quote by William James
William James Quotes
Our belief at the beginning of a doubtful undertaking is the one thing that assures...
It is our attitude at the beginning of a difficult undertaking which, more than anything...
Pessimism leads to weakness, optimism to power.
Belief creates the actual fact.
Most people never run far enough on their first wind to find out they've got...
Why should we think upon things that are lovely? Because thinking determines life. It is...
He who refuses to embrace a unique opportunity loses the prize as surely as if...
A cowboy is a man with guts and a horse.
A great many people think they are thinking when they are merely rearranging their prejudices.
Do something everyday for no other reason than you would rather not do it, so...
Need and struggle are what excite and inspire us.
If you want a quality, act as if you already had it.
Success plus Self-esteem equals Pretensions.
We are all ready to be savage in some cause. The difference between a good...
Genius... means little more than the faculty of perceiving in an unhabitual way.
Common sense and a sense of humor are the same thing, moving at different speeds....
The art of being wise is the art of knowing what to overlook.
Genius, in truth, means little more than the faculty of perceiving in an unhabitual way
A harmless hilarity and a buoyant cheerfulness are not infrequent concomitants of genius; and we...
In the ordinary business of life, industry can do anything which genius can do, and...