The mind is its own place, and in itself, can make heaven of Hell, and a hell of Heaven.
Why not go out on a limb? Isn’t that where the fruit is?
Continuous effort, not strength or intelligence, is the key to unlocking our potential.
To do anything in this world worth doing, we must not stand back shivering and thinking of the cold and danger; but jump in,...
You become what you behold.
Man is what he believes.
Facing it, always facing it, that’s the way to get through. Face it.
But I will say that the drugs are much more ferocious then they used to be. There are people wrecking their lives with addiction,...
This world is but canvas to our imaginations.
I know of no more encouraging fact than the unquestionable ability of man to elevate his life by conscious endeavor.
There are a thousand hacking at the branches of evil to one who is striking at the root.
You’ve recognized a fundamental feature of an addict’s life. Maintaining your habit is so important you’ve no real interest in anything else.
When you can stop you don’t want to, and when you want to stop, you can’t...
Here I am trying to live, or rather, I am trying to teach the death within me how to live.
Addiction begins with the hope that something ‘out there’ can instantly fill up the emptiness inside.
Move out of your comfort zone. You can only grow if you are willing to feel awkward and uncomfortable when you try something new.
Meaning doesn’t lie in things. Meaning lies in us. When we attach value to things that aren’t love – the money, the car, the...
What comes out of you when you are squeezed is what is inside of you.
Every habit he’s ever had is still there in his body, lying dormant like flowers in the desert. Given the right conditions, all his...
Far away there in the sunshine are my highest aspirations. I may not reach them, but I can look up and see their beauty,...
Happiness is that state of consciousness which proceeds from the achievement of one’s values.
No one’s happiness but my own is in my power to achieve or to destroy.
Do not let your fire go out, spark by irreplaceable spark, in the hopeless swamps of the approximate, the not-quite, the not-yet, the not-at-all....
Your life is the fruit of your own doing. You have no one to blame but yourself.