Great minds discuss ideas; average minds discuss events; small minds discuss people.
I don’t want other people to decide who I am. I want to decide that for myself.
There are essentially two things that will make us wiser: the books we read and the people we meet.
“For great men, religion is a way of making friends; small people make religion a fighting tool.”
Some people say you are going the wrong way, when it’s simply a way of your own.
People of mediocre ability sometimes achieve outstanding success because they don’t know when to quit. Most men succeed because they are determined to.
People become really quite remarkable when they start thinking that they can do things. When they believe in themselves, they have the first secret of success.
Don’t listen to what anybody says except the people who encourage you. If it’s what you want to do and it’s within yourself, then keep going and try to do it for the rest of your life.
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“It’s better to hang out with people better than you. Pick out associates whose behavior is better than yours and you’ll drift in that direction.”