“It is what a man thinks of himself that really determines his fate.”  Henry David Thoreau

“One sees great things from the valley but only small things from the peak.”  G.K. Chesterton

“Life is a succession of moments. To live each one is to exceed.”  Corita Kent

“Life has only the meaning and value that we give it.”  Unknown

“Even if I knew that tomorrow the world would go to pieces, I would still plant my apple tree.” Martin Luther

“The way you see people is the way you treat them, and the way you treat them is what they become.”  Goethe

“No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.”  Eleanor Roosevelt

“My mind is a tool I can choose to use any way I wish.”  Unknown

“Remember when life’s path is steep, keep your mind even.”  Horace

“Nurture your mind with great thoughts; heroes are made by believing.”  Disraeli

“Pain is inevitable, but misery is optional.”  Unknown

“It’s hard to beat a person who never gives up.”  Babe Ruth

“To worry about what you don’t have is to waste what you do have.”  Unknown

“The man who does not work for the love of work but only for money is not likely to make money nor to find much fun in life.”  Charles M. Schwab

“We may find it convenient to live with the illusion that circumstances or other people are responsible for the quality of our lives, but the reality is that we are responsible – response-able – for our choices.”  Stephen R. Covey

“Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal; nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude.”
Thomas Jefferson

“Frustration is essentially a function of expectation.”  Unknown

“It takes courage to realize that you are greater than your moods, greater than your thoughts, and that you can control your moods and thoughts.”  Unknown

“Luck is a word used to describe the success of people you don’t like.”  Charles Jarvis

“As a man thinketh in his heart so is he.”  James Allem – As a Man Thinketh

“A man cannot directly choose his circumstances, but he can choose his thoughts, and so, indirectly yet surely, shape is circumstances.”  James Allem – As a Man Thinketh

“As he thinks, so he is; as he continues to think, so he remains.”  James Allem – As a Man Thinketh

“We cannot direct the wind, but we can adjust the sails.”  Bertha Calloway

“Everyone is a potential winner. Some people are disguised as losers, don’t let their appearance fool you.”  Unknown

“The mind is like a fertile garden. It will grow anything you wish to plant – beautiful flowers or weeds… Do not allow negative thoughts to enter your mind for they are the weeds that strangle confidence.”  Bruce Lee

“Fear doesn’t exist anywhere except in the mind.”  Dale Carnegie

“Learn to accept in silence minor aggravations.”  Sir William Osler

“There is nothing good or bad, but thinking makes it so.”  William Shakespeare

“Your attitude about who you are and what you have is a very little thing that makes a very big difference.”  Theodore Roosevelt

“Mental attitude plays a far more important role in a person’s success than mental capacity.”  Kemmons Wilson

“Those of you who say miracles are coincidence, who say that this-or-that can’t be done, should get out of the way of those of us who are doing it.” Anne Lamott

“Yesterday is history. Tomorrow is a mystery. And today? Today is a Gift. That is why they call it the Present.”  Eleanor Roosevelt

“God chooses what we go through. We choose how we go through it. The optimist thinks this is the best of all possible worlds. The pessimist fears it is true.”
Robert Oppenheimer

“The secret of happiness is not in doing what one likes but in liking what one does.”  Kemmons Wilson

“Don’t worry. You can’t change the past, but you sure can ruin the present by worrying over the future. Remember that half the things we worry about never happen and the other half are going to happen anyway. So why worry?”  Kemmons Wilson

“Anger is never without reason, but seldom with a good one.” Benjamin Franklin

“The winners in life think constantly in terms of I can, I will and I am. Losers, on the other hand, concentrate their waking thoughts on what they should have or would have done, or what they can’t do.”  Dr. Dennis Waitley

“The mind is everything. What we think, we become.”  Buddha

“You become what you think you are.”  Unknown

“Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other one thing.”  Abraham Lincoln

“Attitudes determine actions. You are not what you think you are. What you think, you are.”  Unknown

“I will speak ill of no man, and speak all the good I know of everybody.”  Benjamin Franklin

“Let no feeling of discouragement prey upon you, and in the end you are sure to succeed.”  Abraham Lincoln

“The greatest hurdle is convincing yourself that what you want is possible.”  Unknown

“You must act as if it is impossible to fail.”  Ashanti Proverb

“The rotten apple spoils his companion.”  Benjamin Franklin

“Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life.”  Confucius

“To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream. Not only plan, but also believe.”  Anatole France

“Successful people aren’t those without problems, they’re those who’ve learned to solve their problems.”  Unknown

“Happiness is when what you think, what you say and what you do are in harmony.”  Mahatma Gandhi

“A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.”  Winston Churchill

“Attitudes are more important than facts.”  Karl Menninger

“Our belief at the beginning of a doubtful undertaking is the one thing that insures the successful outcome of your venture.”  William James

“Throw your heart over the bar and your body will follow. You must wholeheartedly believe in yourself.”  Unknown

“… only that comes out of the mind which originally you put into the mind.”  Norman Vincent Peale

“Happiness does not depend on outward things, but on the way we see them.”  Leo Tolstoy

“The greatest discovery of my generation is that human beings can altar their lives by altering their attitudes of mind.”  William James

“A man’s life is what his thoughts make of it.”  Marcus Aurelius

“A man is what he thinks about all day.”  Ralph Waldo Emerson

“There is a deep tendency in human nature to become precisely like that which you habitually imagine yourself to be.”  Unknown

“To change your circumstances, first start thinking differently. Do not passively accept unsatisfactory circumstances, but form a picture in your mind of circumstances as they should be. Hold that picture, develop it firmly in all details, believe in it, pray about it, work at it, and you can actualize it according to that mental image emphasized in your positive thinking. Believe and succeed. ”  Norman Vincent Peale

“Human beings can altar their lives by altering their attitudes of mind.”  William James

“Nothing great will ever be achieved without great men, and men are great only if they are determined to be so.”  Charles De Gaulle

“Projecting your mind into a successful situation is the most powerful means to achieve goals.”  Estee Lauder

“Men are born to succeed, not to fail.”  Henry David Thoreau

“The reason most people never reach their goals is that they don’t define them, learn them or ever seriously consider them as believable or achievable.”
Denis Waitley

“You can be anything you want to be, have anything you desire, accomplish anything you set out to accomplish, if you hold to that desire with singleness of purpose.”  Robert Collier

“I have found that great ideas come when you have a great desire to have them.”  Charles Chaplin

“If you have faith in yourself you can do anything.”  Spanish Proverb

“Change your thoughts and you change your world.”  Norman Vincent Peale

“Experience is not what happens to a man. It is what a man does with what happens to him.”  Aldous Huxley

“If you judge people, you have no time to love them.”  Mother Teresa

“It is a sheer waste of time to imagine what I would do if things were different. They are not different.”  Dr. Frank Crane

“Our aspirations are our possibilities.”  Robert Browning

“The good life, as I conceive it, is a happy life. I do not mean that if you are good you will be happy – I mean that if you are happy you will be good.”  Bertrand Russell

“Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss it you will land among the stars.”  Lester Louis Brown

“There’s only one corner of the universe you can be certain of improving and that’s your own self.”  Aldous Juxley

“Imagination is more important than knowledge.”  Albert Einstein

“It is impossible for a man to be made happy by putting him in a happy place, unless he be first in a happy state.”  Benjamin Whichcote

“Though we travel the world over to find the beautiful, we must carry it with us or we find it not.”  Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Accomplishment influences confidence, and confidence influences accomplishment.”  Harold S. Hook

“You are not born a winner or a loser, you are born a chooser.”  Steve Grant

“Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.”  Theodore Roosevelt

“How you view yourself will determine how far you will go in life.”  Unknown

“The whole life of man is but a point of time; let us enjoy it.”  Plutarch

“Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside awakes.”  Carl Gustav Jung

“I make the most of all that comes, And the least of all that goes.”  Sara Teasdale

“I forgive myself and love who I am right now.”  Unknown

“The great thing in the world is not so much where we stand, as in what direction we are moving.”  Oliver Wendell Holmes

“Anger and vengeance eat away at the body, as they do the soul. Lay them down and move on.”  Dr. Phil

“I promise you that at this precise moment next year, your life will be better or worse that it is right now. It will not be the same: the choice to improve it or let it decay is wholly and undeniably yours. ”  Dr. Phil

“You can’t change your history. But you can change your responses to those external factors. You can change what you do in response to that history.”  Dr. Phil

“You respond not to what happens in the world, but instead to your interpretations of it.”  Dr. Phil

“The poorest of all men is not the man without a cent but the man without a dream.”  Unknown

“You can easily determine the caliber of a person by the amount of opposition it takes to discourage him.”  Unknown

“Success comes in can; failure comes in can’ts.”  Unknown

“Luck: a loser’s excuse for a winner’s position.” Unknown

“Don’t be afraid of pressure. Remember that pressure is what turns a lump of coal into a diamond. Unknown

“Promise me you’ll always remember: You’re braver than you believe, and stronger than you seem and smarter than you think.” Christopher Robin to Pooh

“Pain is inevitable.  Suffering is optional.”  M. Kathleen Casey

“Hope is not a dream but a way of making dreams become reality.”  Unknown

“The really happy person is one who can enjoy the scenery when on a detour.” Unknown

“On the whole, the happiest people seem to be those who have no particular cause for being happy except that they are so.”  William R. Inge

“Our attitude toward life determines life’s attitude towards us.”  John N. Mitchell

“Life… It tends to respond to our outlook, to shape itself to meet our expectations.”  Richard M. DeVos

“Beauty is how you feel inside, and it reflects in your eyes. It is not something physical.”  Sophia

“My riches consist not in the extent of my possessions, but in the fewness of my wants.”  J. Brotherto

“You need to learn to be happy by nature, because you’ll seldom have the chance to be happy by circumstance.”  Lavetta Sue Wegman

“Life is thickly sown with thorns, and I know no other remedy than to pass quickly through them.  The longer we dwell on our misfortunes, the greater is their power to harm us.”  Voltaire

“The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.”  Eleanor Roosevelt

“Sooner or later, those who win are those who think they can.”  Richard Bach

“It isn’t our position but our disposition which makes us happy.” Unknown

“Those who wish to sing always find a song.” – Proverb

“The pursuit of happiness is a most ridiculous phrase: if you pursue happiness you’ll never find it.” C.P. Snow

“Most people are about as happy as they make up their minds to be.” Abraham Lincoln

“On the whole, the happiest people seem to be those who have no particular cause for being happy except that they are so.”  William R. Inge

“There are no failures – just experiences and your reactions to them.”  Tom Krause

“When you find yourself in a hole, stop digging.”  Will Rogers

“Misery is almost always the result of thinking.”  Joseph Joubert

“Don’t limit yourself. Many people limit themselves to what they think they can do. You can go as far as your mind lets you. What you believe, remember, you can achieve.”  Mary Kay Ash

“We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.
”  Oscar Wilde

“The greatest part of our happiness depends on our dispositions, not our circumstances.” Martha Washington

“Each player must accept the cards life deals him or her: but once they are in hand, he or she alone must decide how to play the cards in order to win the game.” Voltaire

“Self-pity is our worst enemy and if we yield to it, we can never do anything wise in the world.”  Helen Keller

“Never bend your head. Always hold it high. Look the world right in the eye.” Helen Keller

“Dream as if you’ll life forever, live as if you’ll die today.”  James Dean

“Pretty is something you’re born with. But beautiful, that’s an equal opportunity adjective.”  Author Unknown

“Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.”  Unknown

“All things splendid have been achieved by those who dared believe that something inside them was superior to circumstance.”  Bruce Barton

“I’ve learned from experience that the greater part of our happiness or misery depends on our dispositions and not on our circumstances.”  Martha Washington

“All things splendid have been achieved by those who dared believe that something inside them was superior to circumstance. ~Bruce Barton

“We have no right to ask when sorrow comes, “Why did this happen to me?” unless we ask the same question for every moment of happiness that comes our way.” Unknown

“We all live under the same sky, but we don’t all have the same horizon.”  Konrad Adenauer

“If you don’t like something change it; if you can’t change it, change the way you think about it.”  Mary Engelbreit

“There is nothing either good or bad but thinking makes it so.”  William Shakespeare

“Much of your pain is self-chosen.”  Kahlil Gibran

“Happiness is a conscious choice, not an automatic response.”  Mildred Barthel

“Aerodynamically the bumblebee shouldn’t be able to fly, but the bumblebee doesn’t know that so it goes on flying anyway.”  Mary Kay Ash

“The problem is not that there are problems.  The problem is expecting otherwise and thinking that having problems is a problem.”  Theodore Rubin

“Things turn out best for the people who make the best out of the way things turn out.”  Art Linkletter

“Whatever you believe with feeling becomes your reality.”  Brian Tracy

“There is no sadder sight than a young pessimist.”  Mark Twain

“A man’s as miserable as he thinks he is.”  Seneca

“Happiness is not having what you want, but wanting what you have.”  Anon

“You cannot be lonely if you like the person you’re alone with.”  Wayne Dyer

“I ask not for a lighter burden, but for broader shoulders.”  Jewish Proverb

“When it is dark enough, you can see the stars.”  Ralph Waldo Emerson

“I believe there are more urgent and honorable occupations than the incomparable waste of time we call suffering”.  Colette

“Maybe this year… walk through the rooms of our lives not looking for flaws but potential.”  Ellen Goodman

“Could we change our attitude, we should not only see life differently, but life itself would come to be different.”  Katherine Mansfield

“Feeling sorry for yourself, and your present condition, is not only a waste of energy but the worst habit you could possibly have.”  Dale Carnegie

“The robbed that smiles, steals something from the thief.”  William Shakespeare

“That some good can be derived from every event is a better proposition than that everything happens for the best, which it assuredly does not.”  James K. Feibleman

“Life is thickly sown with thorns, and I know no other remedy than to pass quickly through them.  The longer we dwell on our misfortunes, the greater is their power to harm us.”  Voltaire

“How can something bother you if you won’t let it?”  Terri Guillemets

“We tend to live up to our expectations.”  Earl Nightingale

“If you don’t get everything you want, think of the things you don’t get that you don’t want.”  Oscar Wilde

“A happy person is not a person in a certain set of circumstances, but rather a person with a certain set of attitudes.” Hugh Downs

“I had the blues because I had not shoes until upon the street, I met a man who had not feet.” Ancient Persian Saying

‘The greatest barrier to success is the fear of failure.” Sven Goran

“Happiness is an attitude.  We either make ourselves miserable, or happy and strong.  The amount of work is the same.”  Francesca Reigler

“Excellence is not a skill.  It is an attitude.”  Ralph Marston

“It’s so hard when I have to, and so easy when I want to.”  Annie Gottlier

“What a wonderful life I’ve had!  I only wish I’d realized it sooner.”  Colette

“Most people would rather be certain they’re miserable, than risk being happy.”  Robert Anthony

“If you don’t like something change it; if you can’t change it, change the way you think about it.”  Mary Engelbreit

It’s not what you are that holds you back, It’s what you think you’re not.” Denis Waitley

“The only disability in life is a bad attitude.”  Scott Hamilton

“You have to expect things of yourself before you can do them.” 
 Michael Jordan

“To be wronged is nothing unless you continue to remember it.”  Confucius

“I don’t think of all the misery but of the beauty that still remains.”  Anne Frank

“If you want to be happy, be.”  Leo Tolstoy

“Joy is not in things, it is in us.”  Richard Wagner

“The greatest discovery of my generation is that a human being can alter his life by altering his attitudes.”  William James

“People are not disturbed by things, but by the view they take of them.”  Epictetus

“I have found that if you love life, life will love you back.”  Arthur Rubinstein

“Laugh as much as you breathe and love as long as you live.”  Unknown

“Love is the great miracle cure. Loving ourselves works miracles in our lives.” Louise L. Hay

“Of all the judgments we pass in life, none is more important than the judgment we pass on ourselves.” Nathaniel Branden

“Some days there won’t be a song in your heart.  Sing anyway.”  Emory Austin

“Clouds come floating into my life, no longer to carry rain or usher storm, but to add color to my sunset sky.”  Rabindranath Tagore

“One filled with joy preaches without preaching.”  Mother Teresa

“Believe deep down in your heart that you’re destined to do great things.”  Joe Paterno

“In order to change the world, you have to get your head together first.”  Jimi Hendrix

“Turn your face to the sun and the shadows fall behind you.”  Maori Proverb