Each morning when I open my eyes I say to myself: I, not events, have the power to make me happy or unhappy today. I can choose which it shall be. Yesterday is dead, tomorrow hasn't arrived yet. I have just one day, today, and I'm going to be happy in it.
Every now and then go away, have a little relaxation, for when you come back to your work your judgement will be surer since to remain constantly at work will cause you to lose power of judgement . . .Go some distance away because then the work appears sm
I was a pilot flying an airplane and it just so happened that where I was flying made what I was doing spying.
In a democracy, the individual enjoys not only the ultimate power but carries the ultimate responsibility.
Lack of will power has caused more failure than lack of intelligence or ability.
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character give him power.
Never underestimate the power of human stupidity.
Nothing can add more power to your life than concentrating all your energies on a limited set of targets.
Power always has to be kept in check; power exercised in secret, especially under the cloak of national security, is doubly dangerous.
Power is the ability not to have to please.
Power tends to corrupt and absolute power corrupts absolutely.
Power tends to corrupt; absolute power corrupts absolutely.
The best way to make your dreams come true is to wake up.
The men who succeed are the efficient few. They are the few who have the ambition and will power to develop themselves.
The mind has exactly the same power as the hands: not merely to grasp the world, but to change it.
The tallest trees are most in the power of the winds, and ambitious men of the blasts of fortune.
Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around.
We have the power to make this the best generation of mankind in the history of the world - or to make it the last.
Within you right now is the power to do things you never dreamed possible. This power becomes available to you just as you can change your beliefs.
Wondrous is the strength of cheerfulness, and its power of endurance -- the cheerful man will do more in the same time, will do it better, will preserve it longer, than the sad or sullen.
Your mental attitude gives your entire personality a drawing power that attracts the circumstances, things and people you think about most!