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Positive thinking quotes & sayings

Updated on June 27, 2011

positive thinking sayings & quotes

Continuous effort is the key to unlocking our potential.
~Author : Black Elk Native American thinking positive quotes

Four Lessons on Life 1. Never take down a fence until you know why it was put up. 2. If you get too far ahead of the army, your soldiers may mistake you for the enemy. 3. Don't complain about the bottom rungs of the ladder they helped to get you higher. 4. If you want to enjoy the rainbow, be prepared to endure the storm.
~Author : Warren Wiersbe Inspirational Sayings

It is only the first step that is difficult.
~Author : Marie De VichyChaconne Marquise Du Defend letter to Defend 1763 Nice Quotes

If you begin the day with love in your heart, peace in your nerves, and truth in your mind, you not only benefit by their presence but also bring them to others, to your family and friends, and to all those whose destiny draws across your path that day.
~Author : Unknown Great positive thinking Sayings

That is happiness to be dissolved into something complete and great.
~Author : Willa Sibert Cather Meaningful Sayings

Man seeketh in society comfort, use and protection.
~Author : Francis Bacon Popular Sayings

People say that life is the thing, but I prefer reading.
~Author : Logan Pearsall Smith Afterthoughts 1931 Myself Wise Quotes

All the fat guys watch me and say to their wives, 'See, there's a fat guy doing okay. Bring me another beer.'
~Author : Mickey Lolich Witty positive thinking Sayings

If a man is offered a fact which goes against his instincts, he will scrutinize it closely, and unless the evidence is overwhelming, he will refuse to believe it. If, on the other hand, he is offered something which affords a reason for acting in accordance to his instincts, he will accept it even on the slightest evidence.
~Author : Bertrand Russell Motivational Sayings

LEONARD I've failed, Chris. I can't locate the white collective unconscious. CHRIS I wouldn't feel too bad about that. You know, western culture hasn't really carried the baton on folklore and mythology. The rise of Christianity put the kibosh on it--the gospel hits the number one best-seller list and everything else gets remaindered.
~Author : Barbara Hall Famous Quotes

Adopting the right attitude can convert a negative stress into a positive one.
~Author : Dr Hans Selye Inspirational Sayings

In our own beginnings, we are formed out of the body's interior landscape. For a short while, our mothers' bodies are the boundaries and personal geography which are all that we know of the world. ... Once we no longer live beneath our mother's heart, it is the earth with which we form the same dependent relationship, relying ... on its cycles and elements, helpless without its protective embrace.
~Author : Louise Erdrich Nice positive thinking Quotes


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      7 years ago

      It takes courage to grow up and turn out to be who you really are. Unknown Popular Quotes

      May the road rise to meet you,

      May the wind be always at your back,

      May the sun shine warm upon your face,

      the rains fall soft upon your fields and,

      until we meet again may god hold you in the palm of his hand unknown Inspirational Sayings

      The rain fell alike upon the just and upon the unjust, and for nothing was there a why and a wherefore. W Somerset Maugham Nice Quotes

      Music is essentially useless, as life is. George Santayana Motivational Sayings

      The ships hung in the sky in much the same way that bricks don't. Douglas Noel Adams Meaningful Sayings

      Experience is not what happens to you. It is what you do with what happens to you Aldous Huxley Famous Sayings

      Real life is, to most men, a long second-best, a perpetual compromise between the ideal and the possible but the world of pure reason knows no compromise, no practical limitations, no barrier to the creative activity. Bertrand Russell Wise Quotes

      There is nothing training cannot do. Nothing is above its reach. It can turn bad morals to good; it can destroy bad principles and recreate good ones; it can lift men to angelship. Mark Twain Witty Sayings

      When a man tells you that he got rich through hard work, ask him 'Whose' Don Marquis Great Sayings

      Tradition is the social equivalent of personal habit. Hassan Fathy An Architecture for People by James Steele page 185 Popular Quotes

      Beginning is easy - Continuing is hard. Japanese Proverb Inspirational Sayings

      There is no surer way to misread any document than to read it literally. As nearly as we can, we must put ourselves in the place of those who uttered the words, and try to divine how they would have dealt with the unforeseen situation; and, evidence of what they would have done, they are by no means final. Learned Hand Nice Quotes

      It isn't the incompetent who destroys an organization. The incompetent never gets in a position to destroy it. It is those who have achieved something and want to rest upon their achievements who are forever clogging things up. F M Young Motivational Sayings

      The capacity of human beings to bore one another seems to be vastly greater than that of any other animal. H L Mencken Meaningful Sayings

      True strength lies in gentleness. Irish Proverb Famous Sayings

      There is no religion higher than the truth. H Hahn Blavatsky Wise Quotes

      Your confidence in the people, and your doubt about them, are closely related to your self-confidence and your self-doubt. Kahlil Gibran Witty Sayings

      Fear is the main source of superstition, and one of the main sources of cruelty. To conquer fear is the beginning of wisdom. Bertrand Russell Great Sayings

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      7 years ago

      Nothing can be created from nothing.

      ~Author : Lucretius Nice Quotes

      In the vast reaches of the dry, cold night, thousands of stars were constantly appearing, and their sparkling icicles, loosened at once, began to slip gradually toward the horizon.

      ~Author : Albert Camus Great Sayings

      The sensibility of man to trifles, and his insensibility to great things, indicates a strange inversion.

      ~Author : Blaise Pascal Meaningful Sayings

      There is?nothing to suggest that mothering cannot be shared by several people.

      ~Author : H R Schaffer O Magazine May 2003 Wise Quotes

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      Jessica Perm 

      8 years ago

      Always being positive is a strength which comes from within..think about positivity, live in a life where everything is positive....just load a positive custom homepage and start your web journey with me, it will give you more power...

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      Optimistic Elly 

      8 years ago

      Wow great list! I work at this place called Monalle:The Positive Thinking Playground (you can see it at: ) and part of my job is to collect and stock the Positive Quotes Engine, so I'm always on the look-out for great quote collections... To be honest, many times the collections are somewhat superficial... I just wanted to drop you a wrod of thanks because the ones you've collected here are all really deep and profound, great stuff!

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      8 years ago

      it's hard to be a man but it's harder to be a human.

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      8 years ago

      If you begin the day with love in your heart, peace in your nerves, and truth in your mind, you not only benefit by their presence but also bring them to others, to your family and friends, and to all those whose destiny draws across your path that day.For more details visit

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      8 years ago

      I love the sayings about dissolving happiness! It's such a nice way of putting it.


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