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Samuel Smiles Quote of the Day

Welcome to these Samuel Smiles Quotes of the Day from my large collection of positive, romantic, and funny quotes.

He who never made a mistake,
never made a discovery.
- Samuel Smiles

Related topics: Motivational

Hope...
is the companion of power, and the mother of success;
for who so hopes has within him the gift of miracles.
- Samuel Smiles

The spirit of self-help is the root of all genuine
growth in the individual.
- Samuel Smiles

The work of many of the greatest men,
inspired by duty, has been done amidst suffering and trial and difficulty.
They have struggled against the tide,
and reached the shore exhausted.
- Samuel Smiles

 

Wisdom and understanding can only become the possession
of individual men by travelling the old road of observation,
attention, perseverance, and industry.
- Samuel Smiles

The shortest way to do many things is to do only one thing at once.
- Samuel Smiles

Progress however, of the best kind, is comparatively slow.
Great results cannot be achieved at once;
and we must be satisfied to advance in life as we walk,
step by step.
- Samuel Smiles


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Life will always be to a large extent what we ourselves make it.
- Samuel Smiles

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.
- Samuel Smiles

The duty of helping one's self in the highest sense
involves the helping of one's neighbors.
- Samuel Smiles

Men who are resolved to find a way for themselves will
always find opportunities enough;
and if they do not find them,
they will make them.
- Samuel Smiles

Hope is like the sun, which, as we journey toward it,
casts the shadow of our burden behind us.
- Samuel Smiles

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.
- Samuel Smiles

Progress, of the best kind, is comparatively slow.
Great results cannot be achieved at once;
and we must be satisfied to advance in life as we walk,
step by step.
- Samuel Smiles

The wise man...
if he would live at peace with others,
he will bear and forbear.
- Samuel Smiles

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.
- Samuel Smiles

The experience gathered from books, though often valuable,
is but the nature of learning; whereas the experience
gained from actual life is one of the nature of wisdom.
- Samuel Smiles

Man cannot aspire if he looked down;
if he rise,
he must look up.
- Samuel Smiles

The apprenticeship of difficulty is one which the greatest
of men have had to serve.
- Samuel Smiles

An intense anticipation itself transforms possibility into reality;
our desires being often but precursors of the things
which we are capable of performing.
- Samuel Smiles

Knowledge conquered by labor becomes a possession -
a property entirely our own.
- Samuel Smiles

Lost wealth may be replaced by industry,
lost knowledge by study, lost health by temperance or medicine,
but lost time is gone forever.
- Samuel Smiles

Enthusiasm...
the sustaining power of all great action.
- Samuel Smiles

Labor is still, and ever will be, the inevitable price
set upon everything which is valuable.
- Samuel Smiles

The reason why so little is done, is generally because so little is attempted.
- Samuel Smiles

It is a mistake to suppose that men succeed through success;
they much oftener succeed through failures.
Precept, study, advice, and example could never have
taught them so well as failure has done.
- Samuel Smiles

Practical wisdom is only to be learned in the school of experience.
Precepts and instruction are useful so far as they go,
but, without the discipline of real life,
they remain of the nature of theory only.
- Samuel Smiles

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.
- Samuel Smiles

The battle of life is, in most cases,
fought uphill; and to win it without a struggle were
perhaps to win it without honor.
If there were no difficulties there would be no success;
if there were nothing to struggle for,
there would be nothing to be achieved.
- Samuel Smiles

It is energy - the central element of which is will -
that produces the miracle that is enthusiasm in all ages.
Everywhere it is what is called force of character
and the sustaining power of all great action.
- Samuel Smiles

One can never consent to creep when one feels the impulse to soar.
- Helen Keller PHOTO

Never interrupt someone doing what you said couldn't be done.
- Amelia Earhart PHOTO

You are never too old to set another goal
or to dream a new dream.
- C. S. Lewis

Never let the fear of striking out get in your way.
- Babe Ruth

There are only two or three human stories,
and they go on repeating themselves as fiercely
as if they had never happened before.
- Willa Cather

Mama always said life was like a box of chocolates.
You never know what you're gonna get.
- the movie Forrest Gump

Stay Happy, never let anyone get your goat.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Choose Inner Peace.
Nothing is worth losing your inner peace.
Take action as circumstances require,
but never surrender your inner peace.
Stop. Breathe deeply.
Close your eyes and breathe deeply again.
Then, and only then, take action -
from a peaceful heart.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Two things a man should never be angry at:
what he can help,
and what he cannot help.
- Thomas Fuller

Thousands of candles can be lit from a single candle,
and the life of the candle will not be shortened.
Happiness never decreases by being shared.
- The Buddha

I never accepted the idea
that I had to be guided by
some pattern or blueprint.
- Little Richard

Our Joy comes from living our own lives simply -
never from demanding that others live simply -
or from ever making any demands whatsoever upon others.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Hate is never conquered by hate,
Hate is only conquered by love.
- The Buddha

You are Never Too Old to Give or Get Gold Stars.
Show Your Honest Appreciation - Today.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

People will forget what you said,
people will forget what you did,
but people will never forget
how you made them feel.
- Maya Angelou

It's never too late -
never too late to start over,
never too late to be happy.
- Jane Fonda

Truth never damages a cause that is just.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Never do anything against conscience
even if the state demands it.
- Albert Einstein

Love the heart that hurts you,
but never hurt the heart that loves you.
- Vipin Sharma

Our greatest glory is not in never falling,
but in rising every time we fall.
- Confucius

Never quit.
- Anonymous

I never had a policy;
I have just tried to do my very best each and every day.
- Abraham Lincoln

A good question is never answered.
It is not a bolt to be tightened into place
but a seed to be planted and to bear more seed
toward the hope of greening the landscape of idea.
- John Ciardi

Work Hard. Do your best. Keep your word.
Never get too big for your britches.
Trust in God. Have no fear;
and Never forget a friend.
- Harry S. Truman

You are never given a wish without also
being given the power to make it true.
You may have to work for it, however.
- Richard Bach

Never take counsel of your fears.
- Andrew Jackson

You can never solve a problem on the level
on which it was created.
- Albert Einstein

We must accept finite disappointment,
but never lose infinite hope.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Anyone who has never made a mistake,
has never tried anything new.
- Albert Einstein

Never ascribe to malice that which is
adequately explained by incompetence.
- Napoleon

Be the chief but never the lord.
- Lao Tzu

Never "for the sake of peace and quiet"
deny your own experience or convictions.
- Dag Hammarskjold

Never Let Anyone Get Your Goat,
Push Your Buttons,
Get You Riled Up,
or Annoy You.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If a man speaks or acts with a pure thought,
happiness follows him, like a shadow that never leaves him.
- The Buddha

Pessimism never won any battle.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

If you spend your whole life waiting for the storm,
you'll never enjoy the sunshine.
- Morris West

Humanitarianism consists in never sacrificing
a human being to a purpose.
- Albert Schweitzer

It is better to learn late than never.
- Publilius Syrus

There are two kinds of failures:
those who thought and never did,
and those who did and never thought.
- Laurence J. Peter

Necessity never made a good bargain.
- Benjamin Franklin

Tough times never last but tough people do.
- Robert H. Schuller


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