We have all been given the gift that is life. What we do with it is up to us. We can choose to waste it, or we can choose to have the best life possible.
Anyone with a negative attitude towards life can change. Some people are afraid of change, preferring to continue along in the rut that they have dug for themselves. They are not happy, but neither are they scared. They are leading a wasted life because they are not making use of their full potential. They are not achieving because they are afraid of what will happen if they try.
When you have a dream, you owe it to yourself to strive to realize that dream. No-one has reached the end of their life and said, “I am glad I didn’t try that.” More likely, they will say, “I wish I had tried harder at more challenges.” Most people want to look back at a long life filled with success and fulfillment.
The first step to achieving a successful life is to change your view of yourself and the world around you. Once you have decided that you want to lead a different life, then be prepared to work hard at becoming a different person.
Every aspect of your life can be changed through positive thinking. Think positively about yourself, and you will become more confident and more decisive. Believe that you can do anything, and you will. When faced with a problem, think to yourself, “I can do this.” Then find the best way to achieve the result you want. Don’t give up and be negative. Keep trying until the job is done, and then congratulate yourself on an outstanding achievement. Every failure or mistake that you turn into a success will bolster your self-confidence and self-belief.
Positive thinking is the oil that keeps the wheels of your ambition turning. Without it, you will grind to a halt. Keep thinking positively about every aspect of life. Just imagine yourself in a few years’ time. See yourself as successful, popular, confident, fearless, and fulfilled. Hold on to those thoughts as you push ahead with your plans, and you will soon find that it is all coming true.
Never accept defeat. Don’t allow others to persuade you that something cannot be done. There is always a way, and the positive thinker will keep looking for that alternative way. A positive thinker will always be ready to adapt his ideas to suit the situation. Maintaining an open mind allows the positive thinker to take every opportunity that they meet, and use to their advantage.
Hard work and commitment scare some people. They fear that in some way, they are not good enough or skilled enough to succeed. The positive thinker will dismiss these doubts because they know that they are good enough and know how to get the skills they need. A positive thinker is a learner, as knowledge is always useful.
Positive Thinking Quotes
Life has many ways of testing a person’s will, either by having nothing happen at all or by having everything happen all at once.
A man sees in the world what he carries in his heart.
Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
There are two ways of spreading light: to be the candle, or the mirror that reflects it.
Things turn out best for the people who make the best of the way things turn out.
With everything that has happened to you, you can either feel sorry for yourself or treat what has happened as a gift. Everything is either an opportunity to grow or an obstacle to keep you from growing. You get to choose.
Dr. Wayne W Dyer
We become what we think about.
Believe in yourself! Have faith in your abilities! Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy.
Norman Vincent Peale
The mind is everything. What you think you become.
Hate. It has caused a lot of problems in this world but has not solved one yet.
The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don’t have any.
Life is 10% what happens to us and 90% how we react to it.
Dennis P. Kimbro
An attitude of positive expectation is the mark of the superior personality.
But you will admit that it is a very good thing to be alive.
L. Frank Baum
Success consists of going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm.
POSITIVE: The positive thinker sees the invisible, feels the intangible, and achieves the impossible.
If you can dream it, then you can achieve it. You will get all you want in life if you help enough other people get what they want.
Always end the day with a positive thought. No matter how hard things were, tomorrow is a fresh opportunity to make it better.
The only place where your dream becomes impossible is in your own thinking.
Robert H Schuller
The greatest discovery of all time is that a person can change his future by merely changing his attitude.
We don’t see things as they are, we see them as we are.
Positive thinking quotes to live by
Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time.
If opportunity doesn’t knock, build a door.
I may not have gone where I intended to go, but I think I have ended up where I needed to be.
Much of our pain or misery in life stems from our own outlook towards the situation. A paralyzed person can also be happy, so can be a financially poor family.
Learning is a gift. Even when pain is your teacher.
When I got fired from my first sales job, it seemed like I had fallen at the first hurdle. As it turned out, it was the best thing that could have happened. It lead me into a job where I really learned the ropes and showed me that even disasters have positive sides.
I’ve had a lot of worries in my life, most of which never happened.
Don’t be pushed around by the fears in your mind. Be led by the dreams in your heart.
Roy T. Bennett
You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection.
Hope is a waking dream.
Success is falling nine times and getting up ten.
Jon Bon Jovi
The past has no power over the present moment.
Our business in life is not to get ahead of others, but to get ahead of ourselves.
E. Joseph Cossman
Happiness is an attitude. We either make ourselves miserable, or happy and strong. The amount of work is the same.
Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow. The important thing is not to stop questioning.
I do believe we’re all connected. I do believe in positive energy. I do believe in the power of prayer. I do believe in putting good out into the world. And I believe in taking care of each other.
Once you replace negative thoughts with positive ones, you’ll start having positive results.
If you want light to come into your life, you need to stand where it is shining.
Positive thinking quotes to inspire you
Today is a new beginning, a chance to turn your failures into achievements & your sorrows into so goods. No room for excuses.
Pessimism leads to weakness, optimism to power.
Life is a gift, and it offers us the privilege, opportunity, and responsibility to give something back by becoming more.
Live life to the fullest, and focus on the positive.
We are all here for some special reason. Stop being a prisoner of your past. Become the architect of your future.
Wherever you go, no matter what the weather, always bring your own sunshine.
Anthony J. D’Angelo
If you think you can do a thing or think you can’t do a thing, you’re right.
Always turn a negative situation into a positive situation.
No matter what the situation, remind yourself “I have a choice.
It makes a big difference in your life when you stay positive.
All you can change is yourself, but sometimes that changes everything!
Gary W Goldstein
No matter what you’re going through, there’s a light at the end of the tunnel and it may seem hard to get to it but you can do it and just keep working towards it and you’ll find the positive side of things.
The will to win, the desire to succeed, the urge to reach your full potential… these are the keys that will unlock the door to personal excellence.
You may find the worst enemy or best friend in yourself.
If we’re growing, we’re always going to be out of our comfort zone.
John C Maxwell
Keep your thoughts positive because your thoughts become your words. Keep your words positive because your words become your behavior. Keep your behavior positive because your behavior becomes your habits. Keep your habits positive because your habits become your values. Keep your values positive because your values become your destiny.
Take chances, make mistakes. That’s how you grow. Pain nourishes your courage. You have to fail in order to practice being brave.
Mary Tyler Moore
Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see a shadow.
I am the greatest, I said that even before I knew I was.
Anything that’s not positive, I don’t have the energy to focus on it. Anything that’s not going in the right direction, I don’t have the time or the energy.
We are responsible for what we are, and whatever we wish ourselves to be, we have the power to make ourselves.
Positive thinking quotes about life and success
The difference between stumbling blocks and stepping stones is how you use them.
Live each day as if your life had just begun.
Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
If someone tells you, “You can’t” they really mean, “I can’t.
To be happy is to think positively, confidently and optimistically.
There is little difference in people, but that little difference makes a big difference. The little difference is attitude. The big difference is whether it is positive or negative.
W. Clement Stone
Choosing to be positive and having a grateful attitude is going to determine how you’re going to live your life.
Whatever you want to do, do it now. There are only so many tomorrows.
Positive thinking can be contagious. Being surrounded by winners helps you develop into a winner.
When I do good, I feel good. When I do bad, I feel bad. That’s my religion.
I’m taking all the negatives in my life, and turning them into a positive.
The difference in winning and losing is most often…not quitting.
When you go through a negative situation, don’t think about it. Make it positive.
You are never too old to set another goal or dream a new dream.
When you think positive, good things happen.
All things are difficult before they are easy.
I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it. The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear.
Read the positive thinking quotes, and learn how to develop a positive outlook on life. Anyone can adopt positive thinking and reap the rewards that a change of approach to life will bring.