I have learned that success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which he has had to overcome while trying to succeed.— Booker T. Washington
Grateful Being Positive quotations
Choosing to be positive and having a grateful attitude is going to determine how you're going to live your life.
Every day may not be good... but there's something good in every day
If you want to be sad, no one in the world can make you happy.
But if you make up your mind to be happy, no one and nothing on earth can take that happiness from you.
The most reliable way to predict the future is to create it.
Happiness doesn't depend on what we have, but it does depend on how we feel toward what we have. We can be happy with little and miserable with much.
If you judge people, you have no time to love them.
Count your age by friends, not years. Count your life by smiles, not tears.
Last night I begged the Wise One to tell me the secret of the world.
Gently, gently, he whispered, "Be quiet, the secret cannot be spoken, It is wrapped in silence."
Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage.
The way to happiness: Keep your heart free from hate, your mind from worry.
Live simply, expect little, give much. Scatter sunshine, forget self, think of others. Try this for a week and you will be surprised.
Don't be pushed by your problems. Be led by your dreams.
Remember that the best relationship is one in which your love for each other exceeds your need for each other.
You know better than I that in a Republic talent is always suspect.
A man attains an elevated position only when his mediocrity prevents him from being a threat to others. And for this reason a democracy is never governed by the most competent, but rather by those whose insignificance will not jeopardize anyone else's self-esteem.
The easiest thing to be in the world is you.
The most difficult thing to be is what other people want you to be. Don't let them put you in that position.
Be happy in the moment, that's enough. Each moment is all we need, not more.
I never see what has been done; I only see what remains to be done.
Since everything is a reflection of our minds, everything can be changed by our minds.
I believe that when you work on yourself, you are attracted by different, more positive beings.
Being willing is not enough. We must do.
Psychology, as the behaviorist views it, is a purely objective, experimental branch of natural science which needs introspection as little as do the sciences of chemistry and physics.... The position is taken here that the behavior of man and the behavior of animals must be considered in the same plane.
Be comforted, dear soul! There is always light behind the clouds.
Success or failure depends more upon attitude than upon capacity successful men act as though they have accomplished or are enjoying something. Soon it becomes a reality. Act, look, feel successful, conduct yourself accordingly, and you will be amazed at the positive results.
The happiness of your life depends upon the quality of your thoughts.
Stay positive but stay focused. Sometimes things can distract you and you don't want to be distracted on the journey to that mountain top.
Optimism is a happiness magnet. If you stay positive, good things and good people will be drawn to you.
Happiness depends more on the inward disposition of mind than on outward circumstances.
Man often becomes what he believes himself to be.
If I keep on saying to myself that I cannot do a certain thing, it is possible that I may end by really becoming incapable of doing it. On the contrary, if I have the belief that I can do it, I shall surely acquire the capacity to do it even if I may not have it at the beginning.
If you can't do anything about it then let it go. Don't be a prisoner to things you can't change.
Drones overall will be more impactful than I think people recognize, in positive ways to help society.
Hope is both the earliest and the most indispensable virtue inherent in the state of being alive. Others have called this deepest quality confidence, and I have referred to trust as the earliest positive psychosocial attitude, but if life is to be sustained hope must remain, even where confidence is wounded, trust impaired.
Among the things you can give and still keep are your word, a smile, and a grateful heart.
Children are happy because they don't have a file in their minds called "All the Things That Could Go Wrong.
If the only thing people learned was not to be afraid of their experience, that alone would change the world.
It was only a sunny smile, and little it cost in the giving, but like morning light it scattered the night and made the day worth living.