quote by Mark Twain

Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear - not absence of fear.

— Mark Twain

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Mastery quote Self-control is strength. Calmness is mastery. You have to get to a point where
Self-control is strength. Calmness is mastery. You have to get to a point where your mood doesn't shift based on the insignificant actions of someone else. Don't allow others to control the direction of your life. Don't allow your emotions to overpower your intelligence.

Creativity follows mastery, so mastery of skills is the first priority for young talent.

The human race is challenged more than ever before to demonstrate our mastery, not over nature but of ourselves.

Mastery quote Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear, not absence of fear.
Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear, not absence of fear.

Physical fitness is the first requisite of happiness.

In order to achieve happiness, it is imperative to gain mastery of your body. If at the age of 30 you are stiff and out of shape, you are old. If at 60 you are supple and strong then you are young.

Self-disciplined begins with the mastery of your thoughts.

If you don't control what you think, you can't control what you do. Simply, self-discipline enables you to think first and act afterward.


He who controls others may be powerful, but he who has mastered himself is mightier still.

Mastery quote Unless you try to do something beyond what you have already mastered, you will n
Unless you try to do something beyond what you have already mastered, you will never grow.

If people knew how hard I worked to get my mastery, it wouldn't seem so wonderful at all.

The playing adult steps sideward into another reality;

the playing child advances forward to new stages of mastery.

Joys and sorrows are time-born and cannot last.

Therefore, do not be perturbed by these. The greater the difficulties and obstructions, the more intense will be your endeavor to cling to His feet and the more will your prayer increase from within. And when the time is ripe, you will gain mastery over this power.

The happiness of a man in this life does not consist in the absence but in the mastery of his passions.


Every great work of art should be considered like any work of nature.

First of all from the point of view of its aesthetic reality and then not just from its development and the mastery of its creation but from the standpoint of what has moved and agitated its creator.

One can have no smaller or greater mastery than mastery of oneself. How to do it?

True genius, in strategy or anywhere, lies in self-control, self-mastery, presence of mind, fluidity of thought.

Mastery is not a function of genius or talent.

It is a function of time and intense focus applied to a particular field of knowledge.

Mastery is great,but even that is not enough. You have to be able to change course without a bead of sweat, or remorse.


Mistakes and failures are precisely your means of education.

They tell you about your own inadequacies.

There are no limits. There are only plateaus, and you must not stay there, you must go beyond them.

Self-control is strength. Right thought is mastery. Calmness is power.

Order and simplification are the first steps towards the mastery of a subject.

All work and no play doesn't just make Jill and Jack dull, it kills the potential of discovery, mastery, and openness to change and flexibility and it hinders innovation and invention.


All know the way, but few actually walk it.

Real success is success with self. It's not in having things, but in having mastery, having victory over self.

It is only shallow people who require years to get rid of an emotion.

A man who is master of himself can end a sorrow as easily as he can invent a pleasure. I don't want to be at the mercy of my emotions. I want to use them, to enjoy them, and to dominate them.

As practice makes perfect, I cannot but make progress;

each drawing one makes, each study one paints, is a step forward.

If fear is cultivated it will become stronger, if faith is cultivated it will achieve mastery.


I hate this shallow Americanism which hopes to get rich by credit, to get knowledge by raps on midnight tables, to learn the economy of the mind by phrenology, or skill without study, or mastery without apprenticeship.

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The cyclone derives its powers from a calm center. So does a person.

What you habitually think largely determines what you will ultimately become.

You will never have a greater or lesser dominion than that over yourself.

..the height of a man's success is gauged by his self-mastery; the depth of his failure by his self-abandonment. ...And this law is the expression of eternal justice. He who cannot establish dominion over himself will have no dominion over others.

Invention is the most important product of man's creative brain.

The ultimate purpose is the complete mastery of mind over the material world, the harnessing of human nature to human needs.


Order and simplification are the first steps toward the mastery of a subject.

It is not abstinence from pleasures that is best, but mastery over them without being worsted.

Lucid dreaming has considerable potential for promoting personal growth and self-development, enhancing self-confidence, improving mental and physical health, facilitating creative problem solving and helping you to progress on the path to self-mastery.

Courage is not the absence of fear, but the mastery of it.

She who succeeds in gaining the mastery of the bicycle will gain the mastery of life.

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