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.— Norman Vincent Peale
Inspiring Positive Self quotations
Success - See your goal; Understand the obstacles; Create a positive mental picture; Clear your mind of self doubt; Embrace the challenge; Stay on track; Show the world you can do it!
You weren't an accident. You weren't mass produced. You aren't an assembly-line product. You were deliberately planned, specifically gifted, and lovingly positioned on the earth by the Master Craftsman.
I do not believe in taking the right decision, I take a decision and make it right.
The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.
A positive self image and healthy self esteem is based on approval, acceptance and recognition from others; but also upon actual accomplishments, achievements and success upon the realistic self confidence which ensues.
What we fear doing most is usually what we most need to do.
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.
Do something good every day that your future self will thank you for.
Those of us placed in a position of leadership must be prepared to grasp the nettle if we unite in doing so, and if, in addition, we set a worthy example and a marat on pace in probity, unselfishness, and self-sacrifice, the people will follow, all too readily, in our footsteps.
Every time you make a mistake, don’t bring up everything that’s wrong with yourself; tell yourself that you’re paying the price for growth and that you will learn to do better next time. Every positive thing you can say to yourself will help.
You must have a positive self perception in order to transcend anything.
A positive attitude gives you power over your circumstances instead of your circumstances having power over you.
One of the greatest things you have in life is that no one has the authority to tell you what you want to be. You're the one who'll decide what you want to be. Respect yourself and respect the integrity of others as well. The greatest thing you have is your self image, a positive opinion of yourself. You must never let anyone take it from you.
You can destroy your now by worrying about tomorrow.
A strong, positive self-image is the best possible preparation for success.
He who controls others may be powerful, but he who has mastered himself is mightier still.
The state of your life is nothing more than a reflection of the state of your mind.
Meditation is not a way of making your mind quiet.
It is a way of entering into the quiet that is already there - buried under the 50,000 thoughts the average person thinks every day
You can have anything you want, if you want it badly enough.
It is in your moments of decision that your destiny is shaped.
I choose to make the rest of my life the best of my life.
Transform your world by transforming your internal state.
Start by learning to let go of negative self judgment, and replace it with positive and loving thoughts about yourself. Be kind to yourself, and watch your external world change.
The price of discipline is always less than the pain of regret.
Put all excuses aside and remember this: YOU are capable.
Too many people overvalue what they are not and undervalue what they are.
Above all, be the heroine of your life, not the victim.
Most traditional methods of working on oneself are mostly pain centered.
People get to repeat over and over their painful emotions without knowing how to use the body's own inherently positive direction and force.
Let your first hour set the theme of success and positive action that is certain to echo through your entire day. Today will never happen again.
No one is any more or any less important than you are.
I don't have to be perfect. All I have to do is show up and enjoy the messy, imperfect and beautiful journey of my life.
When you get the choice to sit it out or dance, I hope you dance.
Be very careful what you say to yourself because someone very important is listening . . . YOU!
You can search throughout the entire universe for someone who is more deserving of your love and affection than you are yourself, and that person is not to be found anywhere. You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection.
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.
Don't set your goals too low. If you don't need much, you won't become much.
What we achieve inwardly will change outer reality.
Consider the postage stamp: its usefulness consists in the ability to stick to one thing till it gets there.