Change the changeable, accept the unchangeable, and remove yourself from the unacceptable.
Learn from the past, set vivid, detailed goals for the future, and live in the only moment of time over which you have any control: now.
I had the blues because I had no shoes until upon the street, I met a man who had no feet.
It’s not what you are that holds you back, it’s what you think you are not.
Happiness cannot be traveled to, owned, earned, worn or consumed. Happiness is the spiritual experience of living every minute with love, grace, and gratitude.
Everything that is past is either a learning experience to grow on, a beautiful memory to reflect on, or a motivating factor to act upon.
Mistakes are painful when they happen, but years later a collection of mistakes is what is called experience.
Get excited and enthusiastic about your own dream. This excitement is like a forest fire – you can smell it, taste it, and see it from a mile away.
Don’t dwell on what went wrong. Instead, focus on what to do next. Spend your energies on moving forward toward finding the answer.
Chase your passion, not your pension.
The most splendid achievement of all is the constant striving to surpass yourself and to be worthy of your own approval.
There are two primary choices in life: to accept conditions as they exist, or accept the responsibility for changing them.
If you believe you can, you probably can. If you believe you won’t, you most assuredly won’t. Belief is the ignition switch that gets you off the launching pad.
We are supposed to forgive everyone; everyone includes ourselves.
Life is inherently risky. There is only one big risk you should avoid at all costs, and that is the risk of doing nothing.
Books and Material by Denis Waitley