Building dreams that last
When one door of happiness closes, another opens; but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one which has opened for us. A man who as a physical being is always turned toward the outside, thinking that his happiness lies outside him, finally turns inward and discovers that the source is within him. Happiness is good health and a good memory.
And look for the reason for it Do not play for safety; it is the most dangerous thing in the world. An objective without a plan is a dream. Whoever I am and whatever I am doing, some kind excellence is within my reach. One machine can do the work of fifty ordinary men. No machine can do the work of one extraordinary man
Do not be afraid to take big steps. You cannot cross a chasm in two small jumps. When one door closes another opens. Expect that new door to reveal even greater wonders and glories and surprises
Do what you can, with what you have, where you are. Until you try, you do not know what you cannot do. We can try to avoid making choices by doing nothing, but even that is a decision. Argue for your limitations, and sure enough, they are yours. One cannot govern with buts.
He was on the point of sending the letter to the commissary of police, notwithstanding the advice of his anonymous friend, or perhaps because of that advice, when suddenly the idea occurred to him that it might be some personal enemy.