Something Positive to Think About

With so much doom and gloom about, sometimes we have to make a concerted effort to think of the positive things in our lives. Alternatively, we can also find it useful to read another person’s take on life that we have never thought if before.

With that in mind, here are some positive thoughts plus food for thought. Maybe one or more will resonate with you and change you life for the better, even if only for the moment. And life is merely a series of moments, so the more positive these moments can be, the better your overall life quality!

We must walk consciously only part way towards our goal and then leap into the dark for success.
Henry Thoreau

If you have made mistakes, even serious ones, there is always another chance for you. What we cal failure is not the falling down but the staying down.
Mary Pickford

Recovering from failure is often easier than building from success.
Michael Eisner

Failure is only the opportunity to begin again more intelligently.
Henry Ford

Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all.
Dale Carnegie

Though you cannot go back and start again, you can start again and have a brand new end.

If we did all the things we are capable of, we would literally astound ourselves.
Thomas Edison

You can outdo you – if you really want to.
Paul Harvey

Your talent is God’s gift to you. What you do with it is your gift back to God.
Leo Buscaglia

Expect nothing; be prepared for anything.
Samurai Saying

Most people spend more time and energy going around problems than in trying to solve them.
Henry Ford

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

Take calculated risks. That is quite different from being rash.
George S. Patton

It seems to me that most people have vast potential. Most people can do extraordinary things if they have the confidence or take the risks. Yet most people don’t. They sit in front of the telly and treat life as if it goes on forever.
Philip Adams

Always be a first rate version of yourself instead of a second rate version of someone else.
Judy Garland

Take care of your body – it is the only place you have to live.
Barbara Mugford

Success is had to find in the lives of people who doubt they can achieve it.
Carl Mays

Success consists of getting up just one more time than you fall.

Success requires three bones – wishbone, backbone and funnybone.
Kobi Yamada

The winners of 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.
Dennis Waitley

There is no elevator to success. You have to take the stairs.

If you learn from losing, then you haven’t lost.
Margaret Fishbone Powers

Whatever you are doing, love yourself for doing it.
Thaddeus Golas

Your past can be an asset, no matter how it was spent.
Jost Sauer

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