quote by Joel Osteen

Don't waste your energy trying to convince people to understand you. Your time is too valuable to try to prove yourself to people.

— Joel Osteen

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Convincing yourself quote Our bodies are capable of anything. It's our mind we have to convince.

Our bodies are capable of anything. It's our mind we have to convince.

I am convinced that it will not be long before the whole world acknowledges the results of my work.

The hardest spiritual work in the world is to love the neighbor as the self - to encounter another human being not as someone you can use, change, fix, help, save, enroll, convince or control, but simply as someone who can spring you from the prison of yourself, if you will allow it.

Convincing yourself quote People are best convinced by things they themselves discover.

People are best convinced by things they themselves discover.

Life is too short to spend your precious time trying to convince the person who wants to live in gloom and doom otherwise.

The past is what you remember, imagine you remember, convince yourself you remember, or pretend you remember.

In the last analysis, provincialism is your belief in yourself, in your neighborhood, in your reality. It is patriotism without belligerence. Convincing cases have been made to show that all great art is provincial in the sense of reflecting a place, a time, and a Zeitgeist.

Convincing yourself quote I've been trying to convince my shadow that I'm someone worth following.

I've been trying to convince my shadow that I'm someone worth following.

Life is too short to spend your precious time trying to convince a person who wants to live in gloom and doom otherwise. Give lifting that person your best shot, but don't hang around long enough for his/her bad attitude to pull you down. Instead, surround yourself with optimistic people.

Don’t limit yourself and don’t let others convince you that you are limited in what you can do. Believe in yourself and then live so as to reach your possibilities. You can achieve what you believe you can. Trust and believe and have faith.

Lack of confidence is what makes you want to change somebody else's mind.

When you're OK, you don't need to convince anyone else in order to empower yourself.

Convincing yourself quote Our minds can be convinced, but our hearts must be won.

Our minds can be convinced, but our hearts must be won.

Sure, when you're in the midst of your own suffering, it's easy to convince yourself that you're no good—but we are all tested in this life...The measure of a man is not how much he suffers in the test, but how he comes out at the end.

I'm convinced that the only way to get ahead in this world is to live and sell dangerously. You've got to live beyond your means. You've got to commit yourself to an act or vision that pulls you further than you want to go and forces you to use your hidden strengths.

Vanity is a factor, but it is more a question of control.

It is easier to trick others into perceiving you as beautiful if you can convince yourself you are beautiful. But mirrors have an uncanny way of telling the truth.

Convincing yourself quote Its easier to fool people than to convince them they have been fooled.

Its easier to fool people than to convince them they have been fooled.

When you finally start to write something, do not let yourself stop.

..even when you are convinced it's the worst garbage ever. This is the biggest caveat for beginning writers. Instead, force yourself to finish what you began, and THEN go back and edit it.

A strong player requires only a few minutes of thought to get to the heart of the conflict. You see a solution immediately, and half an hour later merely convince yourself that your intuition has not deceived you.

There’s no better guarantee of failure than convincing yourself that success is impossible, and therefore never even trying.

Convincing yourself quote The most confused we ever get is when we try to convince our heads of something

The most confused we ever get is when we try to convince our heads of something our hearts know is a lie.

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If you're to succeed at any endeavor, the first and most important person you must convince is yourself. Success comes not from merely a belief that you can do it. Success comes when you absolutely know you can achieve it

If you define yourself as someone fixing education, there's nothing short-range you can do to fix education directly. It's labor intensive. You have to change the way people act. You have to convince people, and change people.

I'm not convinced about marriage. Divorce is so easy, and that fact that gay people are not allowed to marry takes much of the meaning out of it. Committing yourself to one person is sacred.

Convincing yourself quote Don't let small mind convince you that your dreams are too big.

Don't let small mind convince you that your dreams are too big.

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If you would convince others, seem open to conviction yourself.

Before you try to convince anyone else, be sure you are convinced, and if you cannot convince yourself, drop the subject.

It's interesting to play a role where you don't really have to preoccupy yourself with any need to convince yourself that you're not acting.

Convincing yourself quote If you can't convince them, confuse them.

If you can't convince them, confuse them.

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When you are working on something yourself, it's very easy to get lost because you are convinced that people think in the same way - that they will get these unspoken things that are just floating in your head. Sometimes they do and sometimes they don't.

When I want comfort food, I buy Maltesers.

I like all chocolates, but especially those. You can eat them, and because they're so light, you can convince yourself that they are not actually that fattening.

Before you try to convince anyone else, be sure you are convinced, and if you cannot convince yourself, drop the subject.

Convincing yourself quote I’m convinced that petting a puppy is good luck.

I’m convinced that petting a puppy is good luck.

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Given enough time, you could convince yourself that loneliness was something better, that it was solitude, the ideal condition for reflection, even a kind of freedom. Once you were thus convinced, you were foolish to open the door and let anyone in, not all the way in. You risked the hard-won equilibrium, that tranquility that you called peace

If you want to be fully convinced of the abominations of slavery, go on a southern plantation, and call yourself a negro trader. Then there will be no concealment; and you will see and hear things that will seem to you impossible among human beings with immortal souls.

It's not what is available or unavailable that determines your level of success and happiness; it's what you convince yourself is true.

Convincing yourself quote Don't let small minds convince you that your dreams are too big.

Don't let small minds convince you that your dreams are too big.

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Be honest with yourself and with people always do everything on time.

Never give up, go to your goals, even if all the bad. In this life, all really, you only need to do. The more I talk to people, the more I am convinced that in general they have one goal - to become the richest dead in the cemetery.

Learn something new. Try something different. Convince yourself that you have no limits.

For me, a place unvisited is like an unrequited love.

A dull ache that- try as you might to think it away, to convince yourself that she really wasn't the right country for you- just won't leave you in peace.

In writing a novel, the writer must be able to identify emotionally and intellectually with two or three or four contradicting perspectives and give each of them very a convincing voice. It's like playing tennis with yourself and you have to be on both sides of the yard. You have to be on both sides, or all sides if there are more than two sides.

Confessions are like tattoos in that 1) You convince yourself that the immediate pain of going through the process means it won't bother you later on; 2) They are permanent.

Now go back and meet all those people who you think know everything.

Convince yourself that they're right, because we all know everything, it's merely a question of believing.

The fundamental challenge of achieving anything you wish is first to convince yourself to do it. Once you are totally convinced of its value, you'll find a way to get it done.

As long as you as an individual... can convince yourself that in order to move forward as best you can you have to be optimistic, you can be described as 'one of the faithful,' one of those people who can say, 'Well, look, something's going to happen! Let's just keep trying. Let's not give up.

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