The best Quotes by Norman Vincent Peale

The best Quotes by Norman Vincent Peale

Norman Vincent Peale (May 31, 1898 – December 24, 1993) was an American Protestant clergyman, and an author best known for popularizing the concept of positive thinking, especially through his best-selling book The Power of Positive Thinking (1952).

Christmas waves a magic wand over this world, and behold, everything is softer and more beautiful.
Believe in yourself! Have faith in your abilities! Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy.
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Change your thoughts and you change your world!
The trouble with most of us is that we would rather be ruined by praise than saved by criticism.
Four things for success: work and pray, think and believe!

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Biden has won so many times in Michigan now.
He's legally required to change his name to Ohio State.
There's nothing wrong with Ohio
Except the snow and the rain
Bowling for Soup - Ohio (Come Back to Texas), Album: A Hangover You Don’t Deserve
East Coast style + Midwest charm = Ohio girl
Coming from southeast Ohio it's a very impoverished area and the poverty rate is almost two times the national average.
Joe Burrow - December 2019
Ohio girls - the kind of girl you can take home to meet your mom, but can outdrink your dad.
Home is where the heart is and the heart is in Ohio.
If you don't like the weather in Southern Ohio, just wait 15 minutes.
Ohio girls have that inner glow that makes them more beautiful than any other girl.
If I were giving a young man advice as to how he might succeed in life, I would say to him, "pick out a good father and mother, and begin life in Ohio."
In Northeast Ohio, nothing is given. Everything is earned. You work for what you have.
I love Ohio.
As a boy, because I was born and raised in Ohio, about 60 miles north of Dayton, the legends of the Wrights have been in my memories as long as I can remember.
They say money can't buy happiness, but it can buy a flight to Ohio - and that's pretty much the same thing.
For it is good to be children sometimes, and never better than at Christmas, when its mighty Founder was a child Himself.
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I will honour Christmas in my heart, and try to keep it all the year. I will live in the Past, the Present, and the Future.
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There's nothing sadder in this world than to awake Christmas morning and not be a child.
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I think as you grow older your christmas list gets shorter, because the things you want can't be bought.
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Being different isn't a bad thing. It means you're brave enough to be yourself.
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Don't let anyone, ever, make you feel like you don't deserve what you want.
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Don't ever let someone tell you, you can't do something. Not even me. You got a dream, you got to protect it. People can't do something themselves, they want to tell you you can't do it. You want something, go get it. Period. All right?
Chris Gardner in The Pursuit of Happyness
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What other people think of you is none of your business.
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It is not the strong or the smart that survive, but the ones who can bring about change.
Celestia Ludenberg in Danganronpa
If you don't change with the times, the times are going to change you.
Simba: "Looks like the winds are changing."
Rafiki: "Change is good."
Simba: "Yeah, but it's not easy."
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Darlin', "forever" is a long, long time and time has a way of changin' things.
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What is the most resilient parasite? Bacteria? A virus? An intestinal worm? An idea! Resilient, highly contagious. Once an idea has taken hold of the brain it's almost impossible to eradicate.
Cobb in Inception
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An idea is like a virus, resilient, highly contagious. The smallest seed of an idea can grow. It can grow to define or destroy you.
Cobb in Inception
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Thoughts are the shadows of our feelings - always darker, emptier and simpler.
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No matter what anybody tells you, words and ideas can change the world.
John Keating in Dead Poets Society
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If my critics saw me walking on water, they would say it's because I can't swim.
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You have to still be able to take criticism, but you have to take it from people who know you.
Being self-critical is good; being self-hating is destructive. There's a very fine line there somewhere, and I walk it carefully.
I much prefer the sharpest criticism of a single intelligent man to the thoughtless approval of the masses.
The number of "followers" you have does not make you better than anyone else. Hitler had millions, Jesus had 12.
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How others see you is not important. How you see yourself is everything.
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Become unpopular first, or people want perceive you seriously.
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Let them hate. Just make sure they spell your name right.
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Success is all about having the confidence to shoot for something even if it seems impossible.
The secret behind success isn't as much of a secret as people think. It's pretty simple. It's working as hard as you can to accomplish what you want.
No matter how successful you are, the haters will never go away.
Sam Altman in Startup Playbook
Envy was just the tax you paid on success.
Perfection is impossible. In the 1,526 singles matches I played in my career, I won almost 80% of those matches. But what percentage of points did I win? 54%! In other words, even top ranked tennis players win barely more than half the points they play. When you lose every second point on average, you learn not to dwell on every shot.
Roger Federer - Juni 2024

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