“What this power is, I cannot say. All I know is that it exists…and it becomes available only when you are in that state of mind in which you know exactly what you want…and are fully determined not to quit until you get it. ” Alexander Graham Bell
“When one door closes, another opens: but we often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door that we do not see the one which has opened for us. ” Alexander Graham Bell
A man, as a general rule, owes very little to what he is born with – a man is what he makes of himself.
Leave the beaten track behind occasionally and dive into the woods. Every time you do, you will be certain to find something you have never seen before.
So little done, so much to do.
Concentrate all your thoughts on the task at hand. The sun’s rays do not burn until brought to a focus.
The most successful men in the end are those whose success is the result of steady accretion. . . It is the man who carefully advances step by step, with his mind becoming wider and wider – and progressively better able to grasp any theme or situation – persevering in what he knows to be practical, and concentrating his thought upon it, who is bound to succeed in the greatest degree.
The achievement of one goal should be the starting point of another.
God has strewn our paths with wonders and we certainly should not go through Life with our eyes shut.”