Life will always be to a large extent what we ourselves make it.
Always Extent Large Large Extent Make
Men must necessarily be the active agents of their own well-being and well-doing they themselves must in the very nature of things be their own best helpers.
Agents Best Men Must Nature
An intense anticipation itself transforms possibility into reality; our desires being often but precursors of the things which we are capable of performing.
Being Capable Desires Intense Into
The very greatest things - great thoughts, discoveries, inventions - have usually been nurtured in hardship, often pondered over in sorrow, and at length established with difficulty.
Difficulty Discoveries Established Great Greatest
We learn wisdom from failure much more than from success. We often discover what will do, by finding out what will not do; and probably he who never made a mistake never made a discovery.
Discovery Failure Finding Learn Made
The spirit of self-help is the root of all genuine growth in the individual.
Growth Individual Root Self-Help Spirit