I'm a success today because I had a friend who believed in me and I didn't have the heart to let him down.
In the endeavor to establish a difficult habit, for example, mere wishing will never carry it to a successful conclusion; our wishing must rise to the level of WANTING if this goal is to be achieved.
Anybody can sympathise with the sufferings of a friend, but it requires a very fine nature to sympathise with a friend's success.
Success is a decision, not a gift.
The confidence essential to effective habit-making comes as a rule from knowledge of previous and related successes.
All you need in this life is ignorance and confidence; then success is sure.