Real, constructive mental power lies in the creative thought that shapes your destiny, and your hour-by-hour mental counduct produces power for change in your life. Develop a train of thought on which to ride. The nobility of your life as well as your happiness depends upon the direction in which that train of thought is going.
In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity.
The true perfection of man lies not in what man has, but in what man is.
To free us from the expectations of others, to give us back to ourselves--there lies the great, singular power of self-respect.
The greater danger for most of us lies not in setting our aim too high and falling short; but in setting our aim too low, and achieving our mark.
It must be borne in mind that the tragedy of life does not lie in not reaching your goal. The tragedy of life lies in having no goal to reach.
The history of an oppressed people is hidden in the lies and the agreed myth of its conquerors.
In seperateness lies the world's great misery, in compassion lies the world's true strength
In framing a government which is to be administered by men over men the great difficulty lies in this: You must first enable the government to control the governed, and in the next place, oblige it to control itself.
Believing with you that religion is a matter which lies solely between man and his God, that he owes account to none other for his faith or his worship, that the legislative powers of government reach actions only, and not opinions, I contemplate with sovereign reverence that act of the whole American people which declared that their legislature should 'make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof,' thus building a wall of separation between Church and State
Man seeks to escape himself in myth, and does so by any means at his disposal. Drugs, alcohol, or lies. Unable to withdraw into himself, he disguises himself. Lies and inaccuracy give him a few moments of comfort.
Lies run sprints, but the truth runs marathons. The truth will win this marathon in court.
What lies before us and what lies behind us is a tiny matter to what lies within us
It is easier to perceive error than to find truth, for the former lies on the surface and is easily seen, while the latter lies in the depth, where few are willing to search for it.
Let me tell you the secret that has led me to my goal. My strength lies solely in my tenacity.
The cruelest lies are often told in silence.
Satisfaction lies in the effort, not in the attainment. Full effort is full victory.
What lies behind us and what lies ahead of us are tiny matters compared to what lives within us.
Happiness is not in the mere possession of money; it lies in the joy of achievement, in the thrill of creative effort.
Think of yourself as on the threshold of unparalleled success. A whole, clear, glorious life lies before you. Achieve! Achieve!
The end is in the beginning and lies far ahead.
Behind every technological breakthrough there lies a dream. Behind every new product there lies a dream. Dreams create realities-- through hard work."
A mind conscious of innocence laughs at the lies of rumor.
Innocence is the weakest defense. Innocence has a single voice that can only say over and over again, "I didn't do it." Guilt has a thousand voices, all of them lies.
The true hypocrite is the one who ceases to perceive his deception, the one who lies with sincerity