more positive quotes, sayings and expressions by Norman Vincent Peale
So great is enthusiasm as a positive motivational force that it surmounts adversity and difficulty and, moreover, if cultivated, does not run down.
You can have peace of mind, improved health and an ever-increasing flow of energy. Life can be full of joy and satisfaction.
The mind, ever the willing servant, will respond to boldness, for boldness, in effect, is a command to deliver mental resources.
Practice hope. As hopefulness becomes a habit, you can achieve a permanently happy spirit.
You will find that you are stronger and maybe even better off for having had some tough experiences.
People become really quite remarkable when they start thinking that they can do things. When they believe in themselves they have the first secret of success
It's always too early to quit.
Change your thoughts and you change your world.
If you paint in your mind a picture of bright and happy expectations, you put yourself into a condition conducive to your goal.
Think enthusiastically about everything; but especially about your job. If you do, you'll put a touch of glory in your life. If you love your job with enthusiasm, you'll shake it to pieces. You'll love it into greatness.
How you think about a problem is more important than the problem itself - so always think positively.
Believe in yourself! Have faith in your abilities! Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy.
Formulate and stamp indelibly on your mind a mental picture of yourself as succeeding. Hold this picture tenaciously. Never permit it to fade. Your mind will seek to develop the picture...Do not build up obstacles in your imagination.
Remember, there is no situation so completely hopeless that something constructive cannot be done about it.
Cut the "im" out of impossible, leading that dynamic word standing out free and clear - possible.
Stand up to your obstacles and do something about them. You will find that they haven't half the strength you think they have.
Life's blows cannot break a person whose spirit is warmed at the fire of enthusiasm.
There is a real magic in enthusiasm. It spells the difference between mediocrity and accomplishment.
Resentment or grudges do no harm to the person against whom you hold these feelings but every day and every night of your life, they are eating at you.
Success in any business, or for that matter in any kind of undertaking, is determined by six simple words: find a need and fill it.
The "how" thinker gets problems solved effectively because he wastes no time with futile "ifs" but goes right to work on the creative "how."
Start each day by affirming peaceful, contented and happy attitudes and your days will tend to be pleasant and successful.
The more you lose yourself in something bigger than yourself, the more energy you will have.
Do not be awe struck by other people and try to copy them. Nobody can be you as efficiently as you can.
Realize that there are no hopeless situations; there are only people who take hopeless attitudes.
In every difficult situation is potential value. Believe this, then begin looking for it.