I, not events, have the power to make me happy or unhappy today. I can choose which it shall be. Yesterday is dead, tomorrow hasn't arrived yet. I have just one day, today, and I'm going to be happy in it.
It's not the events of our lives that shape us, but our beliefs as to what those events mean.
There are no mistakes. The events we bring upon ourselves, no matter how unpleasant, are necessary in order to learn what we need to learn; whatever steps we take, they're necessary to reach the places we've chosen to go.
Great minds discuss ideas; average minds discuss events; small minds discuss people.
It is the quality of the moment, not the number of days, or events, or of actors, that imports.
Memory is deceptive because it is colored by today's events.
You have power over your mind - not outside events. Realize this, and you will find strength.
The events in our lives happen in a sequence in time, but in their significance to ourselves they find their own order the continuous thread of revelation.
There are events which are so great that if a writer has participated in them his obligation is to write truly rather than assume the presumption of altering them with invention.
Humor brings insight and tolerance.
Our lives are structured by our memories of events. Event X happened just before the big Paris vacation. I was doing Y in the first summer after I learned to drive. Z happened the weekend after I landed my first job. We remember events by positioning them in time relative to other events.
My life has never been easy. It's like all the major events of my life have always been difficult.
You may not control all the events that happen to you, but you can decide not to be reduced by them.
Almost all our misfortunes in life come from the wrong notions we have about the things that happen to us.
Most people consider the course of events as natural and inevitable. They little know what radical changes are possible through prayer.
Where much is expected from an individual, he may rise to the level of events and make the dream come true.
We cannot make events. Our business is wisely to improve them.
The sad events that occur in my life are the sad events that happen to everybody, with losing friends and family, but that is a natural occurrence, as natural as being born.
Reporters thrive on the world's misfortune. For this reason they often take an indecent pleasure in events that dismay the rest of humanity.
I rope steers in team roping events. There's a header and a heeler on a roping team, and I'm the heeler.
The events of the day inspired me to become a lawyer.
It can hardly be denied that such a demand quite arbitrarily limits the facts which are to be admitted as possible causes of the events which occur in the real world.
You never know what events are going to transpire to get you home.
Down the road, I'll probably have a kid or two or three. And there will probably be political events or spiritual things to comment on, and humor.
Dreaming or awake, we perceive only events that have meaning to us.
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