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When you do something noble and beautiful and nobody noticed, do not be sad. For the sun every morning is a beautiful spectacle and yet most of the audience still sleeps.

Difficult doesn’t mean impossible. It simply means that you have to work hard.


The best way to predict the future is to create it.

Peter Drucker

Failure will never overtake me if my determination to succeed is strong enough.

Og Mandino

Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence.

Helen Keller

If you want to be happy, be.

We are all in the gutter but some of us are looking at the stars.

A person who never made a mistake never tried anything new.

Albert Einstein

Life isn't about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.

Act as if what you do makes a difference. It does.

I have not failed. I've just found 10,000 ways that won't work.

Thomas A. Edison

I will prepare and some day my chance will come.

Peace begins with a smile.

Mother Teresa

When I do good I feel good. When I do bad I feel bad. That's my religion.

Be miserable. Or motivate yourself. Whatever has to be done it's always your choice.

Wayne Dyer

Once we accept our limits we go beyond them.

Albert Einstein

Teach this triple truth to all: A generous heart, kind speech and a life of service and compassion are the things which renew humanity.

It's not that I'm so smart it's just that I stay with problems longer.

Albert Einstein

Don’t worry about a thing, every little thing is gonna be alright.

I've learned that no matter what happens or how bad it seems today life does go on and it will be better tomorrow.

Maya Angelou

Those who are free of resentful thoughts surely find peace.

Where there's a will, there's always a way.

Bob Marley

Whatever the mind of man can conceive and believe it can achieve.

He is able who thinks he is able.


It is said that the darkest hour of the night comes just before the dawn.

Paulo Coelho

If you think there's a solution you're part of the problem.

When you realize how perfect everything is, you will tilt your head back and laugh at the sky.


The pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity. The optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.

Winston Churchill

There has to be evil so that good can prove its purity above it.


As long as I have rice to eat and pure water to drink I can find joy within.

The beauty of the soul shines out when a man bears with composure one heavy mischance after another, not because he does not feel them, but because he is a man of high and heroic temper.


I, not events, have the power to make me happy or unhappy today. I can choose which it shall be. Yesterday is dead, tomorrow hasn't arrived yet. I have just one day today and I'm going to be happy in it.

Groucho Marx

People are capable, at any time in their lives, of doing what they dream of.

You never fail until you stop trying

Albert Einstein

All the darkness in the world cannot extinguish the light of a single candle.

Francis of Assisi

Love the whole world as a mother lovers her only child.


Remember that not getting what you want is sometimes a wonderful stroke of luck.

The course of true love never did run smooth.

William Shakespeare

Anyone can become angry - that is easy; but to be angry with the right person, at the right time, and for the right purpose and in the right way - that is not within everyone's power and that is not easy.


All virtue is summed up in dealing justly.


Come what come may, time and the hour runs through the roughest day.

William Shakespeare

Don't worry when you are not recognized but strive to be worthy of recognition.

Most folks are as happy as they make up their minds to be.

Be vigilant, guard your mind against negative thoughts.


Start by doing what's necessary, then do what's possible, and suddenly you are doing the impossible.

Francis of Assisi

Life has a funny way of helping you out when you think everything's gone wrong and everything blows up in your face.

What you're thinking is what you're becoming.

Muhammad Ali

Everything's gonna be all right!

Bob Marley

All that we are is the result of what we have thought.


Give the people - confidence. Give the people - delight. Give the people - hope. Give the people - the best.


Trust in dreams for in them is hidden the gate to eternity.

Kahlil Gibran

Our doubts are traitors and make us lose the good we oft might win by fearing to attempt.

The best way to cheer yourself up is to try to cheer somebody else up.

Mark Twain

We can do anything we want to if we stick to it long enough.

The mind is everything. What you think you become.

I have become my own version of an optimist. If I can't make it through one door I'll go through another door - or I'll make a door. Something terrific will come no matter how dark the present.

There are far, far better things ahead than any we leave behind.

Do not impose on others what you yourself do not desire.

If you cry because the sun has gone out of your life, your tears will prevent you from seeing the stars.

Kindness is the language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see.

Mark Twain

We ourselves feel that what we are doing is just a drop in the ocean. But the ocean would be less because of that missing drop.

Whoever counters the malicious with malice can never be free, but one who feels no maliciousness pacifies those who hate. Hate brings misery to humanity, so the wise man knows no hatred

That some achieve great success is proof to all that others can achieve it as well.

Abraham Lincoln

If you need something desperately and find it, this is not an accident; your own craving and compulsion leads you to it.

Herman Hesse

Every human being is the author of his own health or disease.


No pessimist ever discovered the secret of the stars, or sailed to an uncharted land, or opened a new doorway for the human spirit.

You did the best that you knew how. Now that you know better, you’ll do better.

Let yourself be open and life will be easier. A spoon of salt in a glass of water makes the water undrinkable. A spoon of salt in a lake is almost unnoticed.


Be happy in the moment, that's enough. Each moment is all we need, not more.

Learn what is to be taken seriously and laugh at the rest.

You never know how strong you are, until being strong is your only choice.

You can search throughout the entire universe for someone who is more deserving of your love and affection than you are yourself, and that person is not to be found anywhere. You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection.


Do not anticipate trouble, or worry about what may never happen. Keep in the sunlight.

Now my troubles are going to have troubles with me!

Dr. Seuss

I speak to everyone in the same way, whether he is the garbage man or the president of the university.

If you’re brave enough to say goodbye, life will reward you with a new hello.

Never give up. When your heart becomes tired, just walk with your legs - but move on.

My goal is simple. It is a complete understanding of the universe, why it is as it is, and why it exists at all.

Stephen Hawking

I never thought of losing, but now that it's happened, the only thing is to do it right. That's my obligation to all the people who believe in me. We all have to take defeats in life.

You can't make positive choices for the rest of your life without an environment that makes those choices easy, natural and enjoyable.

Turn your scars into stars.

That which does not kill us makes us stronger.

Friedrich Nietzsche

The burden of the self is lightened when I laugh at myself.

Every problem has a gift for you in its hands.

Let a man avoid evil deeds as a man who loves life avoids poison.

Has this world been so kind to you that you should leave with regret? There are better things ahead than any we leave behind.

I seldom end up where I wanted to go but almost always end up where I need to be.

Our real blessings often appear to us in the shape of pains, losses and disappointments, but let us have patience and we soon shall see them in their proper figures.

March on. Do not tarry. To go forward is to move toward perfection. March on and fear not the thorns or the sharp stones on life's path.

Kahlil Gibran

If things do not turn out as we wish, we should wish for them as they turn out.


Endure and persist, this pain will turn to good by and by.

It ain't as bad as you think. It will look better in the morning.

Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see a shadow.

If a man's mind becomes pure his surroundings will also become pure.

I have sometimes been wildly, despairingly, acutely miserable, racked with sorrow, but through it all I still know quite certainly that just to be alive is a grand thing.

When it looked like the sun wasn't going to shine any more, there's a rainbow in the clouds.

In poverty and other misfortunes of life true friends are a sure refuge.

Concentrate on your job and you will forget your other troubles.

Born out of concern for all beings.

Do not worry if you have built your castles in the air. They are where they should be. Now put the foundations under them.

You cannot prevent the birds of sadness from passing over your head, but you can prevent them from making nests in your hair.

It is during our darkest moments that we must focus to see the light.

I find hope in the darkest of days and focus in the brightest. I do not judge the universe.

Impossible is not a fact. It’s an opinion. Impossible is not a declaration. It’s a dare. Impossible is potential. Impossible is temporary. Impossible is nothing.

Doing the good deeds is like the grass in the garden. You don't see it growth but it does by days. Doing the wicked deeds is like the hone. You don't see it damage but it does by days.

The empty vessel makes the loudest sound.

Failures are finger posts on the road to achievement.

C. S. Lewis

We should feel sorrow but not sink under its oppression.

Instead of comparing our lot with that of those who are more fortunate than we are, we should compare it with the lot of the great majority of our fellow men. It then appears that we are among the privileged.

Helen Keller

Wheresoever you go, go with all your heart

God puts rainbows in the clouds so that each of us, in the dreariest and most dreaded moments, can see a possibility of hope.

Every dog must have his day.

Doubt is a pain too lonely to know that faith is his twin brother.

Kahlil Gibran

Let me embrace thee sour adversity, for wise men say it is the wisest course.

I am not only a pacifist but a militant pacifist. I am willing to fight for peace. Nothing will end war unless the people themselves refuse to go to war.

Life is a series of experiences, each one of which makes us bigger, even though sometimes it is hard to realize this. For the world was built to develop character, and we must learn that the setbacks and grieves which we endure help us in our marching onward.

To delight in war is a merit in the soldier, a dangerous quality in the captain, and a positive crime in the statesman.

I believe that a simple and unassuming manner of life is best for everyone, best both for the body and the mind.

If you look into your own heart and you find nothing wrong there, what is there to worry about? What is there to fear?

There is having flowers in Spring, breezes in Summer, moon in Autumn, snows in Winter. If there is nothing worrying over you it will be the best seasons at all times.

The gift of fantasy has meant more to me than my talent for absorbing positive knowledge.

If I were to try to read, much less answer, all the attacks made on me, this shop might as well be closed for any other business.

Abraham Lincoln

Faith is the strength by which a shattered world shall emerge into the light.

Helen Keller

God intends to give us what we need, not what we now think we want.

C. S. Lewis

And will you succeed? Yes you will indeed! (98 and 3/4 percent guaranteed.)

Dr. Seuss

Life is a gamble. You can get hurt, but people die in plane crashes, lose their arms and legs in car accidents; people die every day. Same with fighters: some die, some get hurt, some go on. You just don't let yourself believe it will happen to you.

Only a man who knows what it is like to be defeated can reach down to the bottom of his soul and come up with the extra ounce of power it takes to win when the match is even.

Let me not beg for the stilling of my pain but for the heart to conquer it.

Whether joy or sorrow, pain or pleasure; whatsoever may befall thee, accept it serenely with an unvanquished heart.

Miracles only happen if you believe in miracles.

When someone leaves, it’s because someone else is about to arrive.

We, the unwilling, led by the unknowing, are doing the impossible for the ungrateful. We have done so much, for so long, with so little, we are now qualified to do anything with nothing.

I like it when a flower or a little tuft of grass grows through a crack in the concrete. It's so fuckin' heroic.

George Carlin

The deeper sorrow carves into your being, the more joy you can contain.

Kahlil Gibran

You should never be afraid of people... such fear can destroy us completely. You've simply got to get rid of it, if you want to turn into someone decent.

When you are enthusiastic about what you do, you feel this positive energy. It's very simple.

There will be little rubs and disappointments everywhere and we are all apt to expect too much, but then if one scheme of happiness fails human nature turns to another, if the first calculation is wrong we make a second better: we find comfort somewhere...

All persons ought to endeavor to follow what is right and not what is established.

When I look into the future, it's so bright it burns my eyes.

Oprah Winfrey

God sometimes does try to the uttermost those whom he wishes to bless.

Mahatma Gandhi

Thousands upon thousands of lights is inferior to a light of heart.

Politics without principles, Education without character, Science without humanity, and Commerce without morality are not only useless, but also positively dangerous.

The impossible often has a kind of integrity which the merely improbable lacks.

Douglas Adams

Forget about the consequences of failure. Failure is only a temporary change in direction to set you straight for your next success.

Neither fire nor wind, birth nor death, can erase our good deeds.

If you believe you can, you probably can. If you believe you won't, you most assuredly won't. Belief is the ignition switch that gets you off the launching pad.

There is nothing that wastes the body like worry and one who has any faith in God should be ashamed to worry about anything whatsoever.

Mahatma Gandhi

Anger will never disappear so long as thoughts of resentment are cherished in the mind. Anger will disappear just as soon as thoughts of resentment are forgotten.

Those who hate you don't win unless you hate them and then you destroy yourself.

I hope the millions of people I've touched have the optimism and desire to share their goals and hard work and persevere with a positive attitude.

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.

Time and the hour run through the roughest day.

Where men of judgment creep and feel their way, The positive pronounce without dismay.

When it comes to developing character strength inner security and unique personal and interpersonal talents and skills in a child no institution can or ever will compare with or effectively substitute for the home's potential for positive influence.

Stephen Covey

I've always believed that you can think positive just as well as you can think negative.

Well you know a lot of people look at the negative things the things that they did wrong and - which I do. But I like to stress on the things I did right because there are certain things that I like to look at from a positive standpoint that are just positive reinforcement.

And we can see the positive impacts right here at Solyndra. Less than a year ago we were standing on what was an empty lot.But through the Recovery Act this company received a loan to expand its operations. This new factory is the result of those loans.

A lot of the problems I had with fame I was bringing on myself. A lot of self-loathing, a lot of woe-is-me. Now I'm learning to see the positive side of things, instead of like 'I can't go to Kmart. I can't take my kids to the haunted house.'


Positive rights are the right to shelter the right to education, the right to health care, the right to a living wage. These things are - these are I would call them more properly political rights rather than positive rights. And they are extremely tricky because now we are dealing with things that are zero sum.

Everybody needs that one person that takes you to the right place to see all the positives in your life.

But reason always cuts a poor figure beside sentiment, the one being essentially restricted like everything that is positive while the other is infinite.

With mirth and laughter let old wrinkles come.

If you are given a chance to be a role model I think you should always take it because you can influence a person's life in a positive light and that's what I want to do. That's what it's all about.

Like success failure is many things to many people. With Positive Mental Attitude failure is a learning experience a rung on the ladder a plateau at which to get your thoughts in order and prepare to try again.

I feel that sin and evil are the negative part of you and I think it's like a battery: you've got to have the negative and the positive in order to be a complete person.

Anger dwells only in the bosom of fools.

If you're not making mistakes then you're not doing anything. I'm positive that a doer makes mistakes.

Success or failure depends more upon attitude than upon capacity successful men act as though they have accomplished or are enjoying something. Soon it becomes a reality. Act look feel successful conduct yourself accordingly and you will be amazed at the positive results.

Every positive value has its price in negative terms... the genius of Einstein leads to Hiroshima.

The most positive men are the most credulous.

Protocol wasn't followed and there is no back-up sample to confirm what they say is a positive test

Most of the luxuries and many of the so-called comforts of life are not only not indispensable but positive hindrances to the elevation of mankind.

Yet again a European newspaper has reported that I have tested positive for performance-enhancing drugs

In order to carry a positive action we must develop here a positive vision.

Winners make a habit of manufacturing their own positive expectations in advance of the event.

Suffering is the positive element in this world indeed it is the only link between this world and the positive.

You can make positive deposits in your own economy every day by reading and listening to powerful positive life-changing content and by associating with encouraging and hope-building people.

Choosing to be positive and having a grateful attitude is going to determine how you're going to live your life.

Conservatism has had from its inception vigorously positive intellectually rigorous agenda and thinking. That agenda should have in my three pillars: strengthen the economy strengthen our security and strengthen our families.

Mitt Romney

There is hardly a man on earth who will take advice unless he is certain that it is positively bad.

Speak ill of no man, but speak all the good you know of everybody.

You've done it before and you can do it now. See the positive possibilities. Redirect the substantial energy of your frustration and turn it into positive effective unstoppable determination.

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.

But this thing stinks. It's not good for me. And the unfortunate thing is that you potentially dealt with something that you have to face for the rest of your life. And like I said the protocol wasn't followed and there is no backup sample to confirm what they say is a positive test.

I like to think my dad was easygoing and kind and I think some of those things have been passed down. I am like him in a sense of being positive and hopeful. He was compassionate and I've got a lot of that in me as well.

Joel Osteen

Ignorance more frequently begets confidence than does knowledge: it is those who know little and not those who know much who so positively assert that this or that problem will never be solved by science.

Satisfaction consists in freedom from pain which is the positive element of life.

Always turn a negative situation into a positive situation.

We don't have enough support for maternal leave and the kinds of things that some of the European countries do. So we still make it hard on women to go into the work force and feel that they can be good at work but then doing the most important job which is raising your children in a responsible and positive way.

Hillary Clinton

Farewell fair cruelty.

Individual spiritual practice is the negative pole and service is the positive pole. The conjunction of both poles can alone bring success. The mind carries the divine principle (the light of love) and conveys it to all who contact it.

Positiveness is a good quality for preachers and speakers because whoever shares his thoughts with the public will convince them as he himself appears convinced.

Art is not a study of positive reality it is the seeking for ideal truth.

Positive thinking will let you do everything better than negative thinking will.

Positive adj.: Mistaken at the top of one's voice.

No one lives long enough to learn everything they need to learn starting from scratch. To be successful we absolutely positively have to find people who have already paid the price to learn the things that we need to learn to achieve our goals.

There is a sense that things if you keep positive and optimistic about what can be done do work out.

Hillary Clinton

To be positive is to be mistaken at the top of one's voice.

You don't want to love - your eternal and abnormal craving is to be loved. You aren't positive you're negative. You absorb absorb as if you must fill yourself up with love because you've got a shortage somewhere.

David Herbert Lawrence

It takes but one positive thought when given a chance to survive and thrive to overpower an entire army of negative thoughts.

Make positive approach turning towards Divinity. The difference lies only in turning your mind.

Our greatest glory is not in never falling but in rising every time we fall.


Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.

With the fearful strain that is on me night and day if I did not laugh I should die.

Abraham Lincoln

We succeed in enterprises which demand the positive qualities we possess but we excel in those which can also make use of our defects.

What else can it be? ... Do you think I'm going to trust some guy in a French lab to open my samples and say they're positive and announce that to the world and not give me the chance to defend myself? That's ludicrous. There is no way you can do that.

[OK maybe he's not exactly smiling. But Bryant sure seems to be taking his severe ankle sprain in stride. Instead of gnashing his teeth the 26-year-old Lakers star (and fiery competitor) has sounded philosophical and upbeat in TV interviews.] I think eventually it'll make us a better team ... It's a positive thing.

Positive anything is better than negative nothing.

The ideal man bears the accidents of life with dignity and grace, making the best of circumstances.

When one door is closed don't you know another is open.