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Vernon Howard, American Author ( March 16, 1918 - August 23, 1992 )

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A truly strong person does not need the approval of others any more than a lion needs the approval of sheep.~Vernon Howard

Strength Strong Lion

To change what you get you must change who you are.~Vernon Howard

Change You Must

Our freedom can be measured by the number of things we can walk away from.~Vernon Howard

Freedom Walk Away

You have succeeded in life when all you really want is only what you really need.~Vernon Howard

Life Want You

Just be honest with yourself. That opens the door.~Vernon Howard

Yourself Door Honest

Learn to see things as they really are, not as we imagine they are.~Vernon Howard

Imagination Learn See

Can you think of anything more permanently elating than to know that you are on the right road at last?~Vernon Howard

Road You Think

Truth is not a matter of personal viewpoint.~Vernon Howard

Truth Matter Personal

We are exactly where we have chosen to be.~Vernon Howard

Chosen Where Exactly

Remember above all that mental stability comes by examining the contents of the mind, not by avoidence.~Vernon Howard

Mind Remember Mental

Humanity appreciates truth about as much as a squirrel appreciates silver.~Vernon Howard

Truth Humanity Silver

Quit thinking that you must halt before the barrier of inner negativity. You need not. You can crash through... whatever we see a negative state, that is where we can destroy it.~Vernon Howard

Thinking Negative You

What you really want for yourself is always trying to break through, just as a cooling breeze flows through an open window on a hot day. Your part is to open the windows of your mind.~Vernon Howard

Day Yourself Mind

Beauty is only skin deep, but it's a valuable asset if you're poor or haven't any sense.~Vernon Howard

Beauty Deep You

We must become acquainted with our emotional household: we must see our feelings as they actually are, not as we assume they are. This breaks their hypnotic and damaging hold on us.~Vernon Howard

Feelings Emotional See

We clearly realize that freedom's inner kingdom cannot be touched by exterior attacks.~Vernon Howard

Freedom Realize Kingdom

It is a true miracle when a man finally sees himself as his only opposition.~Vernon Howard

Man True Miracle

All forms of self-defeating behavior are unseen and unconscious, which is why their existence is denied.~Vernon Howard

Existence Behavior Why

For every problem or confusion and for every desire or ambition there is an available force waiting for your call.~Vernon Howard

Waiting Ambition Problem

A certain number of people seek power over other people in a desperate attempt to find themselves. They fail, for self-discovery is spiritual in nature, not social or political. Authoritatively telling other people what to do is their distraction from an inner emptiness they can never fill.~Vernon Howard

Nature Power Spiritual

Freedom begins as we become conscious of it.~Vernon Howard

Freedom Become Conscious

A clear understanding of negative emotions dismisses them.~Vernon Howard

Emotions Negative Clear

Study carefully the law of cause and effect.~Vernon Howard

Law Study Effect

We are slaves to whatever we don't understand.~Vernon Howard

Understand Slaves Whatever

The fact is, everything we want or yearn for is won through other people. No man on an island is happy; he is merely existing. The joyous life is the one filled with rich relationships.~Vernon Howard

Life Happy Man

People appreciate and follow the person who can persuade them properly. Make that person you.~Vernon Howard

People Appreciate You

Our freedom can be measured by the number of things we can walk away from ~Vernon Howard

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