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The optimist proclaims that we live in the best of all possible worlds; and the pessimist fears this is true.

James Branch Cabell

If you don't like something, change it. If you can't change it, change your attitude. Don't complain.

Maya Angelou

The meaning of things lies not in the things themselves but in our attitude towards them.

Antoine de Saint-Exupery

My mom would always say, "Be positive, be positive. It's rough out there, but don't succumb. Don't succumb to the cynicism in the world.

Cameron Crowe

Those who have easy, cheerful attitudes tend to be happier than those with less pleasant temperaments, regardless of money, making it, or success.

Dr. Joyce Brothers

 An inexhaustible good nature is one of the most precious gifts of heaven, spreading itself like oil over the troubled sea of thought, and keeping the mind smooth and equable in the roughest weather.

Washington Irving

You've got to get up in the morning with a smile on your face, and show the world all the love in your heart.

Carole King

This is the best day in the history of the world, even though yesterday that seemed an impossibility.

Jack Kent Cooke

Cultivate an attitude of gratitude, of giving and forgiving. Nothing can bring you peace but yourself.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Things turn out best for the people who make the best of the way things turn out.

Art Linkletter

When you have a taste for exceptional people, you always end up meeting them everywhere.

Pierre Mac Orlan

You've got to love what you're doing. If you love it, you can overcome any handicap or the soreness or all the aches and pains, and continue to play for a long, long time.

Gordie Howe

Far away, there in the sunshine, are my highest aspirations. I may not reach them, but I can look up and see their beauty, believe in them, and try to follow where they head.

Louisa May Alcott

 Don't wait for your "ship to come in" and feel angry and cheated when it doesn't. Get going with something small.

Irene Kassorla

There is no medicine like hope. No incentive so great, and no tonic so powerful as expectation of something better tomorrow.

Orison Swett Marsden

Coaches are basically schizophrenic. We are pessimistic to the press and among fellow coaches, but to our team, we are the eternal optimists.

Jim Valvano

Some people say I have attitude--maybe I do... But I think you have to. You have to believe in yourself when no one else does--that makes you a winner right there.

Venus Williams

Be of good cheer. Do not think of today's failures, but of the success that may come tomorrow. You have set yourselves a difficult task, but you will succeed if you persevere; and you will find a joy in overcoming obstacles.

Helen Keller

Write it on your heart that every day is the best day of the year. Finish every day and be done with it. You have done what you could. Some blunders and absurdities no doubt crept in. Forget them as soon as you can; tomorrow is a new day.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Your living is determined not so much by what life brings to yous by the attitude you bring to life.

John Homer Mills

All that is necessary to break the spell of inertia and frustration is this: Act as if it were impossible to fail.

Dorothea Brande

I take the good with the bad, and I try to face them both with as much calm and dignity as I can muster.

Arthur Ashe

Whenever you are asked if you can do a job, tell them, "Certainly, I can!" Then get busy and find out how to do it.

Theodore Roosevelt

Certain thoughts are prayers. There are moments when, whatever be the attitude of the body, the soul is on its knees.

Victor Hugo

I have a good, hearty laugh and an energetic handshake, and those are trump cards.

Albert Camus

We either make ourselves happy or miserable. The amount of work is the same.

Carlos Castaneda

If a person gets his/her attitude toward money straight, it will help straighten out almost every other area of his life.

Billy Graham

Your attitude about who you are and what you have is a very little thing that makes a very big difference.

Theodore Roosevelt

Memorable Quotes

Visualize winning.

Gary Player

You must act as if it is impossible to fail.

Ashanti Proverb

If you can't change your fate, change your attitude.

Amy Tan

The great person never loses a childlike spirit.

Mencius (Mengzi Meng-tse)

Wear a smile and have friends; wear a scowl and have wrinkles.

George Eliot

The good news is, that the bad news can be turned into good news when you change your attitude.

Robert H. Schuller

It's not your position in life--it's the disposition you have which will change your position.

David McKinley

You can't let one bad moment spoil a bunch of good ones.

Dale Earnhardt

There are no menial jobs, only menial attitudes.

William Bennett

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Whether you believe you can do a thing or not, you are right.

Henry Ford

You can't always control the wind, but you can control your sails.

Anthony Robbins

Positive belief at the start of a doubtful undertaking is often the one thing ensuring its success.

William James

A chip on the shoulder is too heavy a piece of baggage to carry through life.

John Hancock

Weakness of attitude becomes weakness of character.

Albert Einstein

Make two grins grow where there was only a grouch before.

Elbert Hubbard
If you are going to achieve excellence in big things, you develop the habit in little matters. Excellence is not an excellence is not an exception, it is a prevailing attitude.
Adults who think that children must be manipulated for their own good have developed the attitude of a controlling parent who lacks faith in himself, the child, or humanity or himself.
Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal; nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude.
Any fact facing us is not as important as our attitude toward it, for that determines our success or failure. The way you think about a fact may defeat you before you ever do anything about it. You are overcome by the fact because you think you are.
My father...made us shop at Goodwill. I found things to wear and got Best Dressed (in the yearbook) two years in a row. I had lemons, so I made lemonade.
In the attitude of silence the soul finds the path in an clearer light, and what is elusive and deceptive resolves itself into crystal clearness. Our life is a long and arduous quest after Truth.

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