A positive attitude causes a chain reaction of positive thoughts, events, and outcomes. It is a catalyst and it sparks extraordinary results.
Achievement of your happiness is the moral purpose of your life, and that happiness, not pain or mindless self-indulgence.
In my later years, I have looked in the mirror each day and found a happy person staring back. Occasionally I wonder why I can be so happy.
Our greatest happiness does not depend on the condition of life in which chance has placed us, but is always the result of a good conscience, good health, occupation, and freedom in all just pursuits.
Action is a great restorer and builder of confidence. Inaction is not only the result, but the cause, of fear. Perhaps the action you take will be successful; perhaps different action or adjustments will have to follow.
I tell students that the opportunities I had were a result of having a good educational background. Education is what allows you to stand out.