positive quotes

1. I’m a witness to personal development being the best investment you could ever make by improving yourself proactively, working on your awareness, improving your skills and knowledge about how you can get to the edge of your potential

 - Derric Yuh Ndim

2. They don’t care how much you know until they know how much you care.

 - Zig Ziglar

3. Someone is sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago.

 - Warren Buffett

4. Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goal.

 - Henry Ford

5. 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

6. I am easily satisfied with the very best.

 - Winston Churchill

7. The best way to inspire people to superior performance is to convince them by everything you do and by your everyday attitude that you are wholeheartedly supporting them.

 - Harold S. Geneen

8. Each of us has two distinct choices to make about what we will do with our lives. The first choice we can make is to be less than we have the capacity to be. To earn less. To have less. To read less and think less. To try less and discipline ourselves less. These are the choices that lead to an empty life. These are the choices that, once made, lead to a life of constant apprehension instead of a life of wondrous anticipation And the second choice? To do it all! To become all that we can possibly be. To read every book that we possibly can. To earn as much as we possibly can. To give and share as much as we possibly can. To strive and produce and accomplish as much as we possibly can.

 - Jim Rohn

9. A good objective of leadership is to help those who are doing poorly to do well and to help those who are doing well to do even better.

 - Jim Rohn

10. LEADERSHIP: Understanding that blaming others will not generate trust + will not inspire people to join forces to create progress.

11. Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly.

 - Robert F Kennedy

12. We can change our lives. We can do, have, and be exactly what we wish.

 - Tony Robbins

13. Expect the best, plan for the worst, and prepare to be surprised.

 - Denis Waitley

14. If one asks for success but prepares for failure, they will get the situation they have prepared for.

 -  Annonymous

15. Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.

 - Mahatma Gandhi

16. Empty pockets never held anyone back. Only empty heads and empty hearts can do that.

 - Norman Vincent Peale

17. Talking is always positive. That's why I talk too much.

 - Louis C. K.

18. If you take responsibility and blame yourself, you have the power to change things. But if you put responsibility on someone else, then you are giving them the power to decide your fate.

 - Deja King , Dirty Little Secrets

19. Change the changeable, accept the unchangeable, and remove yourself from the unacceptable.

 - Denis Waitley

20. Why not go out on a limb? Isn’t that where the fruit is?

 - Frank Scully

21. Why not go out on a limb? Isn’t that where the fruit is?

 - Frank Scully

22. Your imagination is your preview of life’s coming attractions.

 - Albert Einsten

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

24. Your reflection reveal less than a fragment of what you can emote.

 - Joy Shaw

25. Some people think that if their opponent plays a beautiful game, it's OK to lose. I don't. You have to be merciless.

 - Magnus Carlsen

26. I’m not trying to do it like that … I’m trying to do it like it hasn’t been done!

 - Michael Treanor

27. Even if I knew that tomorrow the world would go to pieces, I would still plant my apple tree.

 - Martin Luther

28. Disappointment is the gap that exists between expectation and reality

 - John Maxwell

29. Learning is a gift. Even when pain is your teacher.

30. The test of any man’s character is how he takes praise.

 -  Annonymous

31. Your life doesn’t get better by chance, it gets better by CHANGE.

 - Jim Rohn

32. Success doesn’t come to you, you go to it.

 - Marva Collins

33. Never spend your money before you have earned it.

 - Thomas Jefferson

34. No one has ever made himself great by showing how small someone else is.

 - Irvin Himmel

35. Knowledge is of two kinds. We know a subject ourselves, or we know where we can find information upon it.

 - Samuel Johnson

36. Neglected but Undefeated I stand today living the life I was told I would never live all because my faith grew.

 - Jonathan Anthony Burkett

37. No-one ever built themselves up by tearing down another.

 - Brian Randleas

38. What you think of yourself is much more important than what people think of you.

39. The idea that “work” competes with “life” ignores that “life” is actually the intersection and interaction of four major domains: work, home, community, and the private self.

 - Derric Yuh Ndim

40. One must change one's tactics every ten years if one wishes to maintain one's superiority.

 - Napoleon Bonaparte

41. Live life to the fullest, and focus on the positive.

42. You can’t build a reputation on what you are GOING to do.

 - Henry Ford

43. People won’t follow a leader that believes they are above all others.

- LeadToday

44. People won’t follow a leader that believes they are above all others.

 - LeadToday

45. I really thought I had a handle on my life. Then it broke off.

 - Virginia DeBerry and Donna Grant

46. I'm enjoying the work while I get it right now.

 - Louis C. K.

47. Superior men are modest in speech but exceed in actions

 - Confucius

48. Nobody who ever gave his best regretted it.

 - George Halas

49. Love all, trust a few, do wrong to none.

 - William Shakespeare

50. Willful ignorance and endless laws become the replacement for self-education and self-restraint, because ignorance and laws are easy.

 - Holly Lisle, Diplomacy of Wolves

51. The most formidable weapon against errors of every kind is reason.

 - Thomas Paine

52. Virtues are acquired through endeavor, Which rests wholly upon yourself. So, to praise others for their virtues Can but encourage one's own efforts.

 - Thomas Paine

53. He that is good for making excuses is seldom good for anything else.

 - Benjamin Franklin

54. In every negative, it is possible to find a positive. Sometimes it is hard to find, but don't give up looking for it.

55. Don’t be distracted by criticism. The only taste of success some people have is when they take a bite out of you.

56. Stumbling is not falling.

 - Malcolm X

57. Nobody will believe in you unless you believe in yourself.

 - Liberace

58. The problem is, the more famous you get, the more people see you who didn't choose to.

 - Louis C. K.

59. You can easily judge the character of a man by how he treats those who can do nothing for him.

 - James D Miles

60. The time is always right to do what is right.

 - Martin Luthur King Jr

61. It is far better to be alone, than to be in bad company.

 - George Washington

62. To disbelieve is easy; to scoff is simple; to have faith is harder.

 - Louis L’Amour

63. All our words from loose using have lost their edge.

 - Ernest Hemingway.

64. Your goals are as good as your actions. No action taken, no goals achieved

 - Derric Yuh Ndim

65. Intelligence is capacity, smart is what you do with it

 - Alamgir Mand my brother

66. Believe you can and you're halfway there.

 - Theodore Roosevelt

67. When life seems to hard, it's usually the best time to move forward

 - Dekotah Thompson

68. We have normality. I repeat, we have normality. Anything you still can't cope with is therefore your own problem.

 - Douglas Adams

69. My dear friend, clear your mind of can't.

 - Samuel Johnson

70. Never, never, never, never give up.

 - Winston Churchill

71. Of the blessings set before you make your choice, and be content.

 - Samuel Johnson

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

 - Saint Francis of Assisi

73. Believe in yourself. Believe in your dreams. You can achieve you desired dreams.

 - Lailah Gifty Akita

74. Experience is not WHAT happens to you, it’s what YOU do with what happens to you.

 - Aldous Huxley

75. 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

76. Intelligence is the ability to adapt to change.

 - Stephen Hawking

77. Your future is created by what you do TODAY– not tomorrow…

 - -Robert Kiyosaki

78. In rivers, the water that you touch is the last of what has passed and the first of that which comes; so with present time.

 - Leonardo da Vinci

79. The options are limitless, but each path begins with the same first step: replacing assumptions.

 - Timothy Ferriss , The 4-Hour Workweek

80. 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

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

 - Abraham Lincoln

82. Most men and women will yield to the strong currents sucking them into the seas of ruin. Only the strongest in mind and spirit will swim against that current.

 - Ted Dekker ,Red: The Heroic Rescue

83. To give real service you must add something which cannot be bought or measured with money, and that is sincerity and integrity.

 - Douglas Adams

84. Opportunity knocks only once, but temptation bangs on the door for years.

 - Joe Moore

85. If you think you can, or you think you can't, you're probably right.

 - leaderhip

86. Pessimism leads to weakness, optimism to power.

 - William James

87. Adversity is orientation for reward.

 - Matshona Dhliwayo

88. Never was anything great achieved without danger.

 - Niccolo Machiavelli

89. I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past.

 - Thomas Jefferson

90. Focus on the solution, not on the problem.” 

 - Jim Rohn

91. Miracles are a retelling in small letters of the very same story which is written across the whole world in letters too large for some of us to see.

 - C. S. Lewis

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

- Pablo Picasso

93. Follow your bliss and the universe will open doors where there were only walls.

 - Joseph Campbell

94. When I have an idea, I turn down the flame, as if it were a little alcohol stove, as low as it will go. Then it explodes and that is my idea.

 - Ernest Hemingway

95. Its better to take a decision and fail rather than not taking a decision at all.

 - Amiit Dabke

96. Change doesn't come without invitation. You won't discover it in routine. And you won't  create an all-new and better you if you wait for someone else to give you permission. Transformation begins -  and ends - inside of you.

 - Ellen Hopkins , Perfect

97. I made the right decisions, I set everything on the right course, the reforms are going in the right direction.

 - Lech Walesa

98. The value of an idea lies in the using of it.

 - Thomas A. Edison

99. As someone said, in the School of Hard Knocks they give the test first, then the lesson. That is a slow, costly and surely painful way to learn. Unfortunately, it’s the only “school” that teaches many things you need to know.

 - Derric Yuh Ndim

100. It is a question of will, Mr. Wells," he said, striving to imbue his slurred voice with a tone of authority. "That's all.

 - Félix J. Palma , The Map of Time

101. Every terrain in life receives tear-rain.

 - Junaid e Mustafa

102. Sometimes life hits you in the head with a brick. Don't lose faith.

 - Steve Jobs

103. Just wait until you come because not all those who came first had good outcomes just always have to trust the Lord that gives you good life

 - Kennard Setubal

104. Dreams don’t get done until they are due.

 - Richie Norton

105. Waking up sober is a good day. I love being able to wake up and do positive things, to go to the gym.

 - Rodney King

106. One of the most dangerous expressions is, We’ve always done it this way.

 -  Annonymous

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

 - Pablo Picasso

108. Outstanding leaders go out of their way to boost the self-esteem of their personnel.

 - Sam Watson

109. Experience is one thing you can't get for nothing.

 - Oscar Wilde

110. When it comes to learning success, action is your school, and failure your teacher.

 - Majid Kazmi

111. The true test of character is not how much we know how to do, but how we behave when we don’t know what to do.

 - Jon Holt

112. People who say it cannot be done should not interrupt those who are doing it.

 - George Bernard Shaw

113. Plans are nothing; planning is everything.

 - Dwight D. Eisenhower

114. The most important thing in communication is to hear what isn’t being said.

 - Peter Drucker

115. Stop comparing yourself to other people, just choose to be happy and live your own life.

116. Work hard. Go to class. Show up on time. Little things mean a lot! ‘Be here for a purpose!'

117. Your mind is a powerful thing. When you fill it with positive thoughts, your life will start to change.

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

 - Dalai Lama

119. Your big opportunity may be right where you are standing right now.

 - Napoleon Hill

120. Arrange whatever pieces come your way.

 - Virginia Woolf

121. 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.

 - Henry David Thoreau

122. First, it is essential to determine precisely what you want to achieve. Just wanting to be “successful” is too general.

 - Derric Yuh Ndim

123. The louder your “I can” the closer your “I've done it!

 - Matshona Dhliwayo

124. I've received a few free gifts - one is the gift of life and another the gift of choice - and so I choose to live my life positively, despite life's many ups and downs, having hope that tomorrow will always be better.

 - MMBotha

125. Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.

 - Martin Luther King

126. Winning means you’re willing to go longer, work harder, and give more than anyone else.

 - Vince Lombardi

127. If we all did things we are capable of doing, we would literally astound ourselves.

 - Thomas Edison

128. Anyone who angers you conquers you.

 - Elizabeth Kenny

129. Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.

 - Theodore Roosevelt

130. The difference between successful and unsuccessful people isn’t really about resources that were available to them when they started out, Instead its their resourcefulness or personal initiative that makes the difference.

 - Derric Yuh Ndim

131. Be always good and do always good, rewards will follow you even if you don't need them.

 - Derin J Tom

132. Luck is usually good planning, carefully executed.

 - oe Moore

133. Many of us have allowed well-meaning parents, teachers, religious leaders and peers to tell us that there is something fundamentally wrong with us if we don’t believe as they do. Simply put, we have forgotten how to think for ourselves.

 - Derric Yuh Ndim

134. Never, never, never quit.

 - Winston Churchill

135. The best cure for the body is a quiet mind.

 - Napoleon Bonaparte

136. The best way to prepare for life is a combination of formal traditional education, reading, seminars, and workshops, coupled with experience as well as tapping into the knowledge of experienced people.

 - Derric Yuh Ndim

137. Drinking is something people do; it's not what you are. But when it becomes what you are, you need to think about becoming something else.

 - Tim Cowlishaw ,Drunk on Sports

138. I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it.

 - Nelson Mandela

139. Almost all quality improvement comes via simplification of design, manufacturinglayout, processes, and procedures.

 - Tom Peters

140. Disneyland is a work of love. We didn't go into Disneyland just with the idea of making money.

 - Walt Disney

141. A real decision is measured by the fact that you've taken a new action. If there's no action, you haven't truly decided.

 - Tony Robbins

142. If a man is to lose his fortune, it is a good thing if he were poor before he acquired it, for poverty requires aptitude.

 - Geraldine Brooks ,March

143. With self-discipline most anything is possible.

 - Theodore Roosevelt

144. The art of success is to fail productively.

145. Having negative thoughts will change your whole perspective. Think positive. 

146. Happy people are always inspirations to the rest of the world. Be an inspiration to others.

147. When a man knows he is to be hanged in a fortnight, it concentrates his mind wonderfully.

148. To create more positive results in your life, replace  if only' with  next time'.

149. A positive attitude will not solve all your problems, but it will annoy enough people to make it worth the effort