The trick is to be grateful when your mood is high and graceful when it is low.
When you let someone else win an argument, often you both end up winners.
But it's never too late, or too early, to be happy -- a message Carlson wants everybody to listen to. There is a big payoff to learning to be happier, ... You handle your parents better, you handle your peer pressure, you handle life in general with a lot
Our minds can work for us or against us at any given moment. We can learn to accept and live with the natural psychological laws that govern us, understanding how to flow with life rather than struggle against it. We can return to our natural state of contentment.
The ill effects of thought come about when we forget that thought is a function of our consciousness... an ability that we as human beings have. We are the producers of our own thinking.
Circumstances don't make a person; they reveal him or her.
No one knows exactly where thought comes from, but it can be said that thought comes from the same place as whatever it is that beats our heart... it comes from being alive.
We have to shore this thing up like a New Orleans levy.
Stress is nothing more than a socially acceptable form of mental illness.
There's a huge number of people stuck in a lousy commute or a tiny house, or they finally got the raise they're hoping for. It's not a bottomless pit, but it's a large, large group.
It seems that we have it backward in our society. We tend to look up to people who are under a great deal of stress, who can handle loads of stress, and those who are under a great deal of pressure.
More Richard Carlson Quotations (Based on Topics)
Stress - Mind - Abilities - Thought & Thinking - People - Arguments - Wisdom & Knowledge - Society & Civilization - Joy & Excitement - View All Richard Carlson Quotations
Leo Buscaglia - Mark Twain - J. K. Rowling - Henry David Thoreau - Tertullian - Salvatore Quasimodo - Nicholas Sparks - Lu Xun - Joseph Campbell - Jared Diamond