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174 Being Positive Quotes



Being Positive Quotes

Optimism is a happiness magnet. If you stay positive, good things and good people will be drawn to you.- Mary Lou Retton


An attitude of positive expectation is the mark of the superior personality. – Brian Tracy


You’re going to go through tough times – that’s life. But I say, ‘Nothing happens to you, it happens for you.’ See the positive in negative events. – Joel Osteen


The more you are positive and say, ‘I want to have a good life,’ the more you build that reality for yourself by creating the life that you want. – Chris Pine


Positive anything is better than negative nothing. – Elbert Hubbard




It makes a big difference in your life when you stay positive. – Ellen DeGeneres


Live life to the fullest, and focus on the positive. – Matt Cameron


Start each day with a positive thought and a grateful heart. – Roy T. Bennett


Yesterday is not ours to recover, but tomorrow is ours to win or lose. – Lyndon B. Johnson


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


You have to enjoy life. Always be surrounded by people that you like, people who have a nice conversation. There are so many positive things to think about. – Sophia Loren


I’m a very positive person. My grandmother taught me that happiness is both a skill and a decision, and you are responsible for the outcome. – Helen McCrory


The most important thing is to stay positive. – Saku Koivu


Be thankful for everything that happens in your life; it’s all an experience. – Roy T. Bennett


Staying positive does not mean that things will turn out okay. Rather it is knowing that you will be okay no matter how things turn out. – Unknown


Wherever you go, no matter what the weather, always bring your own sunshine. – Anthony J. D’Angelo


Surround yourself with positive people and situations, and avoid negativity.- Doreen Virtue


I’m taking all the negatives in my life, and turning them into a positive. – Pitbull


A positive attitude can really make dreams come true – it did for me. – David Bailey


I have never, ever focused on the negative of things. I always look at the positive. – Sonia Sotomayor


Stay positive, all other choices are pointless punishments to your psyche. – Joe Peterson


If you are positive, you’ll see opportunities instead of obstacles. – Widad Akrawi


You can do everything you can to try to stop bad things from happening to you, but eventually things will happen, so the best prevention is a positive attitude. – Marie Osmond


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Always turn a negative situation into a positive situation. – Michael Jordan


When you wake up every day, you have two choices. You can either be positive or negative; an optimist or a pessimist. I choose to be an optimist. It’s all a matter of perspective. – Harvey Mackay


Positive thinking will let you do everything better than negative thinking will. – Zig Ziglar


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. – Demi Lovato


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? -Nhat Hanh


Happiness is an attitude. We either make ourselves miserable, or happy and strong. The amount of work is the same. – Francesca Reigler


Stay positive in every situation and everything you do, never stop trying, have faith don’t stop due to failure. – Anurag Prakash Ray


Be mindful. Be grateful. Be positive. Be true. Be kind. – Roy T. Bennett


Focus on your strengths, not your weaknesses. Focus on your character, not your reputation. Focus on your blessings, not your misfortunes. – Roy T. Bennett


It makes a big difference in your life when you stay positive. – Ellen DeGeneres


People have to remain positive and believe in those dreams. It’s really important. – Kirsty Coventry


Be the reason someone smiles. Be the reason someone feels loved and believes in the goodness in people. – Roy T. Bennett


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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 become your habits. – Mahatma Gandhi


Optimism is a happiness magnet. If you stay positive, good things and good people will be drawn to you. – Mary Lou Retton


You have to be positive, and I’m not just talking about athletics, this also applies to life. – Sheryl Swoopes


The positivity in our life is a function of our thinking. So think positive, stay positive!


When you come off something really disappointing, you want to come back and kind of regroup and get involved in something positive right away. – Andy Roddick


When it rains, it pours? but soon, the sun shines again. Stay positive. Better days are on their way. – Unknown


Believe you can and you’re halfway there. – Theodore RooseveltThe positive thinker sees the invisible, feels the intangible, and achieves the impossible.     – Winston Churchill


Having a positive mental attitude is asking how something can be done rather than saying it can’t be done. – Bo Bennett


Change may not always bring growth, but there is no growth without change. – Roy T. Bennett


Be not afraid of life. Believe that life is worth living, and your belief will help create the fact.  – William James


Stay positive in every situation and everything you do, never stop trying, have faith don’t stop due to failure. – Anurag Prakash Ray


Inspiration comes from within yourself. One has to be positive. When you’re positive, good things happen. – Deep Roy


Love yourself. It is important to stay positive because beauty comes from the inside out. – Jenn Proske


Once you replace negative thoughts with positive ones, you’ll start having positive    results. – Willie Nelson


Always turn a negative situation into a positive situation. – Michael Jordan


I’m a positive person, and I try to look at the good side of everything. – Leona Lewis


A lot of times people look at the negative side of what they feel they can’t do. I always look on the positive side of what I can do. – Chuck Norris


I’ve always been able to transform happiness and pain and sorrow and tears into positive energy. – Thalia


Life is about accepting the challenges along the way, choosing to keep moving forward, and savoring the journey. – Roy T. Bennett


Your hardest times often lead to the greatest moments of your life. Keep going. Tough situations build strong people in the end. – Roy T. Bennett


It makes a big difference in your life when you stay positive. – Ellen DeGeneres


You cannot change reality, but you can control the manner in which you look at things. Your attitude is under your own control. Weed out the negative and focus on the positive! – Helen Steiner Rice


Life is 10% what happens to us and 90% how we react to it. -Dennis P. Kimbro


Be positive with every idea surrounding your dreams. Think about the possibility of what you plan to do and approach it with an optimistic action. Stay positively. – Israelmore  yivor


Positive thinking is empowering, positive action is achieving.- Dr T.P.Chia.



If you absolutely can’t stay positive, don’t go negative, just cruise neutral for a while until you can get back up. – Terri Guillemets


Dwell on the beauty of life. Watch the stars, and see yourself running with them. – Marcus Aurelius


If you have a positive attitude and constantly strive to give your best effort, eventually you will overcome your immediate problems and find you are ready for greater challenges.  –  Pat Riley


If you absolutely can’t stay positive, don’t go negative, just cruise neutral for a while until you can get back up.- Terri Guillemets


If you are positive, you’ll see opportunities instead of obstacles. – Widad Akrawi


The pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity. The optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty. – Winston Churchill


You will never succeed if you do not believe that you deserve what you want. Visualize your goal. Make an effort to go for it and always stay positive that it can be yours.- Dr Anil Kr Sinha


Instead of worrying about what you cannot control, shift your energy to what you can create. – Roy T. Bennett


Positivity will block the negative thoughts that overwhelm you during tough times. Stay positive and you’ll achieve more than what you set yourself for.


The worst times can be the best if you think with positive energy. – Domenico Dolce


The real opportunity for success lies within the person and not in the job. – Zig Ziglar


Pessimism leads to weakness, optimism to power. – William James


Surround yourself with positive people and situations, and avoid negativity. – Doreen Virtue


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. – Buddha


When I let go of what I am, I become what I might be. – Lao Tzu


Nothing makes a person happier than having a happy heart. – Roy T. Bennett


Positive thinking will let you do everything better than negative thinking will. – Zig Ziglar


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


You may find the worst enemy or best friend in yourself. – English Proverb


More smiling, less worrying. More compassion, less judgment. More blessed, less stressed. More love, less hate. – Roy T. Bennett


The thing that lies at the foundation of positive change, the way I see it, is service to a fellow human being. – Lee Lacocca


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. – DMX


Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference. – Winston Churchill


Live each day as if your life had just begun. – Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe


Life becomes easier and more beautiful when we can see the good in other people. – Roy T. Bennett


I think if you just look at life in a positive way, positive things will happen. – Jake Owen


Say and do something positive that will help the situation; it doesn’t take any brains to complain. – Robert A. Cook


In times of great stress or adversity, it’s always best to keep busy, to plow your anger and your energy into something positive.- Lee Iacocca


Always find opportunities to make someone smile, and to offer random acts of kindness in everyday life. – Roy T. Bennett


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



I always like to look on the optimistic side of life, but I am realistic enough to know that life is a complex matter. – Walt Disney


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


If you have a positive attitude and constantly strive to give your best effort, eventually you will overcome your immediate problems and find you are ready for greater challenges.- Pat Riley


Successful people maintain a positive focus in life no matter what is going on around them. They stay focused on their past successes rather than their past failures, and on the next action steps they need to take to get them closer to the fulfillment of their goals rather than all the other distractions that life presents to them. – Jack Canfield


People like to be around those who give off positive energy. – Erin Heatherton


Anything negative that happens to you in life can be turned into a positive as far as acting is concerned. You can draw on your experiences – it’s far better than any research. – Kierston Wareing


I’m all about your mindset, being focused, staying positive, being optimistic, and knowing that these are all aspects of my life that I love and enjoy. – Kyla Pratt


Choosing to be positive and having a grateful attitude is going to determine how you’re going to live your life. – Joel Osteen


I love everybody. One of the great things about me is that I have a very positive attitude. – Imelda Marcos


I basically have a very positive philosophy of life, because I don’t feel I have anything to lose. Most things are going to turn out okay. – Hal Ashby


God never ends anything on a negative; God always ends on a positive. – Edwin Louis Cole


Look up, laugh loud, talk big, keep the color in your cheek and the fire in your eye, adorn your person, maintain your health, your beauty and your animal spirits. – William Hazlitt


Either you run the day, or the day runs you. – Jim Rohn


And I have to work so hard at talking positively to myself. If I don’t, it’s just real hard to get through the day, and I’ll get really down, and just want to cry. My whole body language changes. I get more slumped over. – Delta Burke


Don’t worry about failures, worry about the chances you miss when you don’t even try. – Jack Canfield


When you go through a negative situation, don’t think about it. Make it positive. – Yoko Ono


A lot of times people look at the negative side of what they feel they can’t do. I always look on the positive side of what I can do. – Chuck Norris


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


Virtually nothing is impossible in this world if you just put your mind to it and maintain a positive attitude. – Lou Holtz


Having the positive belief that it will all be O.K. just means that you hustle and make it work because failure is not even an option in your own mind. – Natalie Massenet


I try to make the good days great and take something positive from the days I’m not feeling good – work on technique or something like that. – Katie Ledecky


I am a positive person. I never think of the glass as half empty. I just keep pushing forward. – Rosie Perez


Positive energy knows no boundaries. If everyone were to spread positive energy on the Internet, the world would be a much better place. – Lu Wei


You can’t live a positive life with a negative mind and if you have a positive outcome you have a positive income and just to have more positivity and just to kind of laugh it off. – Miley Cyrus


Don’t waste your time in anger, regrets, worries, and grudges. Life is too short to be unhappy. – Roy T. Bennett


Live your days on the positive side of life, in tune with your most treasured values. And in each moment you’ll have much to live for. – Ralph Marston


A positive attitude is something everyone can work on, and everyone can learn how to employ it. – Joan Lunden


We all go through sad times, but I was brought up to be positive. – Jess Glynne


Adopting a really positive attitude can work wonders to adding years to your life, a spring to your step, a sparkle to your eye, and all of that. – Christie Brinkley


Being positive is like going up a mountain. Being negative is like sliding down a hill. A lot of times, people want to take the easy way out, because it’s basically what they’ve understood throughout their lives. – Chuck D


When you think positive, good things happen. – Matt Kemp


Positive culture comes from being mindful, and respecting your coworkers, and being empathetic. – Biz Stone


You need to be able to manage stress because hard times will come, and a positive outlook is what gets you through. – Marie Osmond


Each day, I come in with a positive attitude, trying to get better. – Stefon Diggs


We can bring positive energy into our daily lives by smiling more, talking to strangers in line, replacing handshakes with hugs, and calling our friends just to tell them we love them. – Brandon Jenner


It’s a wonderful thing to be optimistic. It keeps you healthy and it keeps you resilient. – Daniel Kahneman


Surround yourself with positive people and you’ll be a positive person. – Kellie Pickler


I’m a big cockeyed optimist. I try to accentuate the positive as opposed to the negative. – Betty White


Enjoy every step you take. If you’re curious, there is always something new to be discovered in the backdrop of your daily life. – Roy T. Bennett


I had to develop the mentality and stay positive about making my comeback. – Alonzo Mourning


Some men see things as they are and say why – I dream things that never were and say why not. – George Bernard Shaw


The person who can bring the spirit of laughter into a room is indeed blessed. – Bennett Cerf


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


Discipline your mind to think positively. Discipline your mind to see the good in every situation and look on the best side of every event. – Roy T. Bennett


For me, life is about being positive and hopeful, choosing to be joyful, choosing to be encouraging, choosing to be empowering. – Billy Porter


Positive thinking will let you use the ability which you have, and that is awesome. – Zig Ziglar


Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail. – Ralph Waldo Emerson


I truly believe in positive synergy, that your positive mindset gives you a more hopeful outlook, and belief that you can do something great means you will do something great. – Russell Wilson


I think working hard at anything when you’re young and getting positive results, it’s always an incredible feeling to see that. – Jessica Springsteen


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. – Demi Lovato


Positive thinking is more than just a tagline. It changes the way we behave. And I firmly believe that when I am positive, it not only makes me better, but it also makes those around me better. – Harvey Macka


Adopting the right attitude can convert a negative stress into a positive one. – Hans Selye


I’m a very positive thinker, and I think that is what helps me the most in difficult moments. – Roger Federer


I will keep smiling, be positive and never give up! I will give 100 percent each time I play. These are always my goals and my attitude. – Yani Tseng


Stay positive and happy. Work hard and don’t give up hope. Be open to criticism and keep learning. Surround yourself with happy, warm and genuine people. – Tena Desae


It’s amazing. Life changes very quickly, in a very positive way, if you let it. – Lindsey Vonn


I work so hard to make that sure I’m successful. If you’re positive and really excited and enthusiastic about what you’re doing, it’s going to happen, and it’s going to happen big time. – Shawn Mendes


I’m a really, really optimistic and really, really positive person. My main thing is, ‘Enjoy life. Celebrate life. – Luke Bryan


In every day, there are 1,440 minutes. That means we have 1,440 daily opportunities to make a positive impact. – Les Brown


When you take control of your attitude, you take control of your life. – Roy T. Bennett


Your smile will give you a positive countenance that will make people feel comfortable around you. – Les Brown


Work hard for what you want because it won’t come to you without a fight. You have to be strong and courageous and know that you can do anything you put your mind to. If somebody puts you down or criticizes you, just keep on believing in yourself and turn it into something positive. – Leah LaBelle


Commitment, belief and positive attitude are all important if you’re going to be a success, whether you’re in sports, in business or, as in my case, anthropology. – Donald Johanson


A strong, positive self-image is the best possible preparation for success. – Joyce Brothers


Each day brings new opportunities, allowing you to constantly live with love – be there for others – bring a little light into someone’s day. Be grateful and live each day to the fullest. – Roy T. Bennett


I believe in karma, and I believe if you put out positive vibes to everybody, that’s all you’re going to get back. – Kesha


Your positive action combined with positive thinking results in success. – Shiv Khera


Natural ability is important, but you can go far without it if you have the focus, drive, desire and positive attitude. – Kirsten Sweetland


It takes sunshine and rain to make a rainbow. There would be no rainbows without sunshine and rain. – Roy T. Bennett


If you have a dream, don’t just sit there. Gather courage to believe that you can succeed and leave no stone unturned to make it a reality. – Roopleen


When the negative thoughts come – and they will; they come to all of us – it’s not enough to just not dwell on it… You’ve got to replace it with a positive thought. – Joel Osteen


My optimism wears heavy boots and is loud. – Henry Rollins


Work hard, stay positive, and get up early. It’s the best part of the day. – George Allen, Sr.


A positive attitude causes a chain reaction of positive thoughts, events and outcomes. It is a catalyst and it sparks extraordinary results. – Wade Boggs


You cannot have a positive life and a negative mind. – Joyce Meyer


Look at the sparrows; they do not know what they will do in the next moment. Let us literally live from moment to moment. – Mahatma Gandhi


When you are enthusiastic about what you do, you feel this positive energy. It’s very simple. – Paulo Coelho


Instead of hating, I have chosen to forgive and spend all of my positive energy on changing the world. – Camryn Manheim


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Surround yourself with positive people who believe in your dreams. Distance yourself from negative people who try to lower your motivation and decrease your ambition. Create space for positive people to come into your life. Surround yourself with positive people who believe in your dreams, encourage your ideas, support your ambitions, and bring out the best in you. – Roy T. Bennett


There is no royal road to anything. One thing at a time, all things in succession. That which grows fast, withers as rapidly. That which grows slowly, endures. – Josiah Gilbert Holland


Take your mind off the problems for a moment, and focus on the positive possibilities. Consider how very much you are able to do. – Ralph Marston


Be positive and laugh at everything. – Alexandra Roach


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42 Quotes On Disappointments




Quotes On Disappointments
  • Life is a long preparation for something that never happens. – W.B Yeats


  • One’s best success comes after their greatest disappointments. – Henry Ward Beecher


  • Disappointment builds character and strength. – Nafessa Williams


  • You may be disappointed if you fail, but you are doomed if you don’t try. – Beverly Sills


  • The size of your success is measured by the strength of your desire, the size of your dream, and how you handle disappointment along the way. – Robert Kiyosaki


  • Blessed is he who expects nothing, for he shall never be disappointed. – Alexander Pope


  • If I am to meet with a disappointment, the sooner I know it, the more of life I shall have to wear it off. – Thomas Jefferson


  • Anytime you suffer a setback or disappointment, put your head down and plow ahead. – Les Brown


  • Disappointment weighs heavy on the pride. – Mike Howerton




  • Don’t let today’s disappointments cast a shadow on tomorrow’s dreams. – Unknown


  • When we focus on our gratitude, the tide of disappointment goes out and the tide of love rushes in. – Kristin Armstrong


  • Those who dare to fail miserably can achieve greatly. John F. Kennedy


  • Hope is tomorrow’s veneer over today’s disappointment. – Evan Esar


  • When you have expectations, you are setting yourself up for disappointment. – Ryan Reynolds


  • Disappointment is really just a term for our refusal to look on the bright side. – Richelle E. Goodrich


  • If we will be quiet and ready enough, we shall find compensation in every disappointment. – Henry David Thoreau


  • Disappointment is the nurse of wisdom. – Sir Bayle Roche



  • Understanding is the key to getting over disappointment. – Unknown


  • Sometimes good things fall apart so better things can fall together. – Marilyn Monroe


  • Most things disappoint till you look deeper. – Graham Greene


  • I give and give, even when I get nothing back – and that sets me up for disappointment. – Angie Stone


  • Success isn’t permanent and failure isn’t fatal. – Mike Ditka


  • Every day is a struggle in which we do not buckle under the crumbling disappointments that life has given us. – Unkonwn


  • I choose to live without hope to protect myself from disappointment. It’s very effective – Spencer Kayden


  • God makes the life fertile by disappointments, as he makes the ground fertile by frosts. – Henry Ward


  • In the midst of my disappointment I am never defeated. Only given the opportunity to rise again willing to take on new challenges. – Eleesha


  • When things are a disappointment, try not to be so discouraged. – Carol Burnett


  • Success is stumbling from failure to failure with no loss of enthusiasm. – Winston Churchill


  • We must all suffer one of two things: the pain of discipline or the pain of regret or disappointment. – Jim Rohn


  • If we will be quiet and ready enough, we shall find compensation in every disappointment. – Henry David Thoreau


  • Expect nothing and accept everything and you will never be disappointed. – Laurence Overmire


  • Maturity is a bitter disappointment for which no remedy exists, unless laughter could be said to remedy anything. – Kurt Vonnegut


  • Life is to be lived, not controlled; and humanity is won by continuing to play in face of certain defeat. – Ralph Ellison


  • There can be no deep disappointment where there is not deep love. – Martin Luther King Jr.


  • Suspense is worse than disappointment. – Robert Burns


  • Disappointment is a sort of bankruptcy – the bankruptcy of a soul that expends too much in hope and expectation. – Eric Hoffer


  • See your disappointments as good fortune. One plan’s deflation is another’s inflation. Jean Cocteau


  • Failure is an importance part of your growth… Don’t be afraid to fail. – Michelle Obama


  • The size of your success is measured by the strength of your desire; the size of your dream; and how you handle disappointment along the way. – Robert Kiyosaki


  • Sometimes, when something you dreamed of doesn’t happen, a sigh of relief is in order rather than disappointment. – Unknown


  • All that weak people learn from disappointment, is less confidence in future enterprise. – Norman Macdonald
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45 Acceptance Quotes




Acceptance Quotes
  • Accept, then act. Whatever the present moment contains, accept it as if you had chosen it. Always work with it, not against it. – Eckhart Tolle


  • We all want to be accepted, but in the end it is the truly original that are remembered. – Mary Moquin


  • Creativity flourishes when we have a sense of safety and self-acceptance.- Julia Cameron


  • The art of acceptance is the art of making someone who has just done you a small favor wish that he might have done you a greater one. – Martin Luther King, Jr.


  • Life becomes easier when you learn to accept an apology you never go. – Unknown


  • Too many people overvalue what they are not and undervalue what they are. – Malcolm S. Forbes


  • Your task is not to seek for love, but merely to seek and find all the barriers within yourself that you have built against it. – Rumi
  • Some people believe holding on and hanging in there are signs of great strength. However, there are times when it takes much more strength to know when to let go and then do it. – Ann Landers


  • For after all, the best thing one can do when it is raining, is to let it rain. – Henry Wadsworth Longfellow


  • Die while alive and be thoroughly dead. Then do what you will, and all will be well. – Philip Kapleau


  • I am dead, but it’s not so bad. I’ve learned to live with it. – Isaac Marion


  • I love my past. I love my present. I’m not ashamed of what I’ve had, and I’m not sad because I have it no longer. – Sidonie Gabrielle Colette


  • Every woman that finally figured out her worth, has picked up her suitcases of pride and boarded a flight to freedom, which landed in the valley of change. – Shannon L. Alder


  • A man cannot be comfortable without his own approval. – Mark Twain


  • In the field of sports you are more or less accepted for what you do rather than what you are.- Althea Gibson


  • Know that everything is in perfect order whether you understand it or not. – Valery Satterwhite


  • Sometimes you just have to regret things and move on. – Charlaine Harris


  • Love yourself first and everything else falls into line. You really have to love yourself to get anything done in this world. – Lucille Ball


  • Acceptance doesn’t mean that life gets better; it just means that my way of living life on life’s terms improves. – Sharon E. Rainey


  • Laugh at yourself, not with ridicule but with objectivity and acceptance of self. – C. W. Metcalf


  • When you stop living your life based on what others think of you real life begins. At that moment, you will finally see the door of self acceptance opened. – Shannon L. Alder


  • The approbation of others is a stimulus of which one must sometimes be wary. The feeling of one’s own strength makes one modest. – Paul Cezanne


  • Live your life, sing your song. Not full of expectations. Not for the ovations. But for the joy of it.- Rasheed Ogunlaru

Quotes about aspirations

  • Nobody’s going to win all the time. On the highway of life you can’t always be in the fast lane. – Haruki Murakami


  • When you accept yourself completely you do not have to maintain a phony front, drive yourself to ”achieve” or feel insecure if people tune in to you and what you are doing. Ken S. Keyes Jr.


  • The opinion which other people have of you is their problem, not yours. – Elisabeth Kubler-Ross


  • The only way to make sense out of change is to plunge into it, move with it, and join the dance. – Alan Watts


  • The curious paradox is that when I accept myself just as I am, then I can change. – Carl Rogers


  • If neurotic is wanting two mutually exclusive things at one and the same time, then I’m neurotic as hell. I’ll be flying back and forth between one mutually exclusive thing and another for the rest of my days.- Sylvia Plath


  • To find out what one is fitted to do, and to secure an opportunity to do it, is the key to happiness. – John Dewey


  • Accept yourself as you are. Otherwise you will never see opportunity. You will not feel free to move toward it; you will feel you are not deserving.- Maxwell Maltz


  • Accept yourself: flaws, quirks, talents, secret thoughts, all of it, and experience true liberation. – Amy Leigh Mercree


  • Accepting the unacceptable is the hardest lesson to learn and the most important to achieve inner peace. – Char Wilson


  • Acceptance is a letting-go process. You let go of your wishes and demands that life can be different. It’s a conscious choice. – Gary Emery


  • Nobody can go back and start a new beginning, but anyone can start today and make a new ending. – Maria Robinson


  • If you don’t like something change it; if you can’t change it, change the way you think about it. – Mary Engelbreit


  • Happiness can exist only in acceptance. – George Orwell


  • We did not change as we grew older; we just became more clearly ourselves. – Lynn Hall


  • Once we accept our limits, we go beyond them. – Albert Einstein


  • Acceptance is observation of life and suspension of judgment about whether what is happening is good or bad, right or wrong. – Ron Smotherman


  • Whether it is the best of times or the worst of times, it is only time we have. – Art Buchwald


  • One must not attempt to justify them, but rather to sense their nature simply and clearly. – Albert Einstein


  • Accept everything about yourself, I mean everything, You are you and that is the beginning and the end,no apologies, no regrets. – Clark Moustakas


  • Everything begins with accepting oneself. Without self-acceptance, one cannot accomplish anything.- Xuan-Thu Nguyen


  • Everything in life that we really accept undergoes a change. – Katherine Mansfield
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71 Quotes About Mistakes




Mistakes Quotes
  • Experience is simply the name we give our mistakes. – Oscar Wilde


  • Mistakes fail in their mission of helping the person who blames them on the other fellow. – Henry Haskins


  • You must learn from the mistakes of others. You can’t possibly live long enough to make them all yourself. – Samuel Levenson


  • All men make mistakes, but only wise men learn from their mistakes. – Winston Churchill


  • There are no mistakes. The events we bring upon ourselves, no matter how unpleasant, are necessary in order to learn what we need to learn; whatever steps we take, they’re necessary to reach the places we’ve chosen to go. – Richard Bach


  • If you are making mistakes, then you are making new things, trying new things, learning, living, pushing yourself, changing yourself, changing your world. You are doing things you have never done before, and more importantly, you are doing something. – Neil Gaiman


  • Mistakes are a part of being human. Appreciate your ‘mistakes’ for what they are: precious life lessons that can only be learned the hard way. Unless it’s a fatal mistake, which, at least, others can learn from. – AI Franken


  • When you make a ‘mistake’, don’t look back at it long. Take the reason of the thing into your mind and then look forward. ‘Mistakes’ are lessons of wisdom. The past cannot be changed. The future is yet in your power. – Hugh White


  • Don’t carry your mistakes around with you. Instead, place them under your feet and use them as stepping stones. Never regret. If it’s good, it’s wonderful. If it’s bad, it’s experience. – Unknown


  • Good people are good because they have come to wisdom through failure. We get very little wisdom from success. – William Saroyan




  • Don’t be afraid to fail. Don’t waste energy trying to cover up failure. Learn from your failures and go on to the next challenge. It’s OK to fail. If you’re not failing, you’re not growing. – H. Stanley Judd


  • An expert is a man who has made all the mistakes which can be made in a very narrow field. – Niels Bohr


  • Mistakes are the usual bridge between inexperience and wisdom. – Phyllis Theroux



  • Any married man should forget his mistakes – no use two people remembering the same thing. – Duane Dewel


  • It’s fine to celebrate success but it is more important to heed the lessons of failure. – Bill Gates


  • Every adversity, every failure, every heartache carries with it the seed on an equal or greater benefit. – Napoleon Hill


  • If you live long enough, you’ll make mistakes. But if you learn from them, you’ll be a better person. It’s how you handle adversity, not how it affects you. The main thing is never quit, never quit, never quit. – Bill Clinton


  • Many a people habitually raise fingers on others, but how many dare to point fingers on themselves when they have committed a mistake, whether intentional or genuine? – Amit Ahlawat


  • You make mistakes. Mistakes don’t make you. – Maxwell Maltz


  • A strong leader is one who is open to criticism and welcome feedback. And why not, he or she is only a human being, bound to make mistakes. – Daniel Transon


  • People who work for a living make mistakes. Always remember this. People who pride themselves on making no decisions or any mistakes probably are not very valuable to you. – Steven Rosenthal


  • Everyone makes mistakes in life, but that doesn’t mean they have to pay for them for the rest of their life. – Unknown


  • Mistakes are to be learned from. What successful people never do is punish themselves by reliving their mistakes over and over again by thinking of them. – Gwen Stapleton


  • You fall, you rise, you make mistakes, you live, and you learn. – Unknown


  • Learn from other people’s mistakes. – Tai Lopez


  • Most people claim that they feel like they’re trapped in a rat race, without an exit. While we can all feel this way from time to time, it’s important to know that there is a way out. – Debeena Harris


  • Mistakes are the portals of discovery. – James Joyce


  • You build on failure. You use it as a stepping stone. Close the door on the past. You don’t try to forget the mistakes, but you don’t dwell on it. You don’t let it have any of your energy, or any of your time, or any of your space. – Johnny Cash


  • There are no mistakes in life, only lessons. There is no such thing as a negative experience, only opportunities to grow, learn and advance along the road of self-mastery. From struggle comes strength. Even pain can be a wonderful teacher. – Robin Sharma


  • Many great people have experience some kind of failure. They build on the lessons from failing to become great. – Lailah Gifty Akita


  • In the real world, the smartest people are people who make mistakes and learn. In school, the smartest people don’t make mistakes. – Robert T. Kiyosaki


  • It’s always helpful to learn from your mistakes because then your mistakes seem worthwhile. – Gary Marshall


  • Don’t live in the past, thinking about mistakes or changes you made. Think of your life as a book, move forward, close one chapter and open another. Learn from your mistakes, but focus on your future, no on your past. – Unknown


  • No matter how many mistakes you make or how slow you progress, you’re still way ahead of everyone who isn’t trying. – Tony Robbins


  • I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work. – Thomas Alva Edison


  • Making mistakes is better than faking perfections. – Unknown


  • Mishaps are like knives, that either serve us or cut us, as we grasp them by the blade or the handle. – James Russell Lowell


  • Nothing is a mistake, and nothing is something you should regret, it all happens for a reason, there is a purpose for and behind everything. – Unknown


  • 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


  • Well, we all make mistakes, dear, so just put it behind you. We should regret our mistakes and learn from them, but never carry them forward into the future with us. – L.M. Montgomery


  • A person who never made a mistake never tried anything new. – Albert Einstein


  • Mistakes are a part of being human. Appreciate your mistakes for what they are: precious life lessons that can only be learned the hard way. Unless it’s a fatal mistake, which, at least, others can learn from. – Al Franken


  • All men make mistakes, but only wise men learn from their mistakes. – Winston Churchill


  • Mistakes, obviously, show us what needs improving. Without mistakes, how would we know what we had to work on? – Peter McWilliams


  • There is no sense in punishing your future for the mistakes of your past. Forgive yourself, grow from it, and then let it go. – Melanie Koulouris


  • The only man who makes no mistakes is the man who never does anything. Do not be afraid to make mistakes providing you do not make the same one twice. – Theodore Roosevelt


  • An error doesn’t become a mistake until you refuse to correct it. – Orlando Batista


  • We need to realize that our path to transformation is through our mistakes. We’re meant to make mistakes, recognize them, and move on to become unlimited. – Yehuda Berg


  • We are products of our past, but we don’t have to be prisoners of it. – Rick Warren


  • While one person hesitates because he feels inferior, the other is busy making mistakes and becoming superior. – Henry C. Link


  • Being able to spot mistakes and communicate clearly on how to improve is a core managerial skill that will enhance employee performance efficiency. – Steve Gold


  • The difference between greatness and mediocrity is often how an individual views a mistake. – Nelson Boswell


  • You can’t make the same mistake twice. The second time you make it, it’s no longer a mistake. It’s a choice. – Unknown


  • Over the years I’ve come to realize that mistakes are just lessons, life lessons almost like school. Once you’ve learned a lesson lesson in class, you move on to the next lesson because now you know it. Well mistakes are exactly the same. – Rashard Royster


  • One of the most common mistakes individuals make is attempting to cram in so many relaxing activities that they only become more stressed and exhausted. – Jamaal Watson


  • Learning to stand on your own feet comes by making right decisions and by overcoming mistakes. – Robert Mitchell


  • The biggest mistake I have made in my life is letting people stay in my life far longer than they deserve. – Unknown


  • I don’t forgive people because I am weak. I forgive them because I am strong enough to know that everyone makes mistakes.- Unknown


  • All men make mistakes, but only wise men learn from their mistakes. – Winston Churchill


  • I used to give myself an incredibly hard time inside my own head. If I made a mistake it wasn’t just a question of noting and adjusting. No. My mind would be off; criticizing, prophesying doom and failure and generally beating myself up. – Jenny Clift


  • Mistakes are always forgivable if one has the courage to admit them. – Bruce Lee


  • The greatest mistake you can make is to believe that you have to do everything on your own power. Do not assume that asking for help or guidance is to admit defeat. In fact, it is just the opposite. To ask for help or to accept help to accomplish a goal is to also ingrain into your own spirit that you will help others over obstacles or hurdles as well. – Catherine Pulsifer


  • The biggest mistake in executing change successfully is to switch into a program without encouraging enough excitement and sense for importance of this issue to the employees. – Max Cesar King


  • Mistakes are proof you are trying. – Unknown


  • Mistakes can help us to fine tune our skills, learn better ways of doing things, and get our priorities straight. – Angela Agranoff


  • It’s okay to make mistakes. Mistakes are our teachers – they help us to learn. – John Bradshaw


  • If you want to grow, you need to get over any fear you have of making mistakes. – John C. Maxwell


  • There are no mistakes, no coincidence. All events are blessings given to us to learn from. – Elisabeth Kubler


  • There are no mistakes or failures, only lessons. – Denis Waitley


  • We make our mistakes, we fall yet we learn something new and we rise again. That’s the design of humanity, this is our destiny. – Angelina Talpa
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