When the sun rises, it rises for everyone.
Excellence is not a skill. It is an attitude.
The sun shines and warms and lights us and we have no curiosity
to know why this is so; but we ask the reason of all evil,
of pain, and hunger, and mosquitoes and silly people.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
To be interested in the changing seasons is a happier state
of mind than to be hopelessly in love with spring.
So often time it happens, we all live our life in chains,
And we never even know we have the key.
From their song, Already Gone.
Persons are judged to be great because of the positive qualities
they possess, not because of the absence of faults.
When I examine myself and my methods of thought, I come to
the conclusion that the gift of fantasy has meant more to
me than any talent for abstract, positive thinking.
I was going to buy a copy of The Power of Positive Thinking,
and then I thought: What the hell good would that do?
Goals are simply tools to focus your energy in positive directions,
these can be changed as your priorities change, new one added,
and others dropped.
It takes but one positive thought when given a chance to survive
and thrive to overpower an entire army of negative thoughts.
Robert H. Schuller
When you put faith, hope and love together, you can raise
positive kids in a negative world.
The positive thinker sees the invisible, feels the intangible,
and achieves the impossible.
I wish I was a glow worm,
A glow worm's never glum.
'Cos how can you be grumpy
When the sun shines out your bum!
I think, what has this day brought me, and what have I given
People deal too much with the negative, with what is wrong...Why
not try and see positive things, to just touch those things
and make them bloom?
Thich Nhat Hanh
To begin to think with purpose is to enter the ranks of those
strong ones who only recognize failure as one of the pathways
Let us rise up and be thankful, for if we didn't learn a lot
today, at least we learned a little, and if we didn't learn
a little, at least we didn't get sick, and if we got sick,
at least we didn't die; so, let us all be thankful.
Sometimes attributed to Buddha.
People are zealous for a cause when they are not quite positive
that it is true.
That's my gift. I let that negativity roll off me like water
off a duck's back. If it's not positive, I didn't hear it.
If you can overcome that, fights are easy.
The question for each man to settle is not what he would do
if he had means, time, influence, and educational advantages,
but what he will do with the things he has.
Hamilton Wright Mabie
Go with the best you've got.
There are no menial jobs, only menial attitudes.
William J. Bennett
The Book of Virtues.
With vision there is no room to be frightened., No reason
for intimidation. It's time to march forward! Let's be confident
Charles R. Swindoll
It doesn't matter if the water is cold or warm if you're going
to have to wade through it anyway.
Teilhard de Chardin
Impossible is a word only to be found in the dictionary of
When you have vision it affects your attitude. Your attitude
is optimistic rather than pessimistic.
Charles R. Swindoll
Turn your face to the sun and the shadows fall behind you.
Just because you're miserable doesn't mean you can't enjoy
Positive thinking is the key to success in business, education,
pro football, anything that you can mention. I go out there
thinking that I'm going to complete every pass.
We awaken in others the same attitude of mind we hold toward