Subjects — I
Would that well-thinking people should be replaced by thinking ones.
By going over your day in imagination before you begin it, you can begin acting successfully at any moment.
I am sure of nothing so little as my own intentions.
It is not whether your words or actions are tough or gentle; it is the spirit behind your actions and words that announces your inner state.
Moral of the Work. In war: resolution. In defeat: defiance. In victory: magnanimity. In peace: goodwill.
By concentrating our attention on the effect rather than the causes, we can avoid the laborious, nearly impossible task of trying to detect and deflect the many psychological influences on liking.
His designs were strictly honourable, as the phrase is; that is, to rob a lady of her fortune by way of marriage.
The greatest events occur without intention playing any part in them; chance makes good mistakes and undoes the most carefully planned undertaking. The world’s greatest events are not produced, they happen.
What is the quality of your intent?
No matter how brilliant an action, it should not be considered great unless it was the result of a great motive.