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Quotes for a Peaceful Attitude

CS Lewis God cannot give us a happiness and peace apart from Himself, because it is not there. There is no such thing.
Francois Fenelon Peace does not dwell in outward things, but within the soul; we may preserve it in the midst of the bitterest pain, if our will remains firm and submissive. Peace in this life springs from acquiescence to, not in an exemption from, suffering.
Robert J Sawyer “Learning to ignore things is one of the great paths to inner peace.”
Joel Osteen “God wants you to have a good life, a life filled with love, joy, peace, and fulfillment. That doesn’t mean it will always be easy, but it does mean that it will always be good.”
Joyce Meyer Many people feel so pressured by the expectations of others that it causes them to be frustrated, miserable and confused about what they should do. But there is a way to live a simple, joy-filled, peaceful life, and the key is learning how to be led by the Holy Spirit, not the traditions or expectations of man.
Norman Vincent Peale Be so strong that nothing can disturb your peace of mind. Talk health, happiness, and prosperity to every person you meet. Make all your friends feel there is something special in them. Look at the sunny side of everything. Think only the best, be as enthusiastic about the success of others as you are about your own.
Francois Fenelon Resign every forbidden joy; restrain every wish that is not referred to God’s will; banish all eager desires, all anxiety; desire only the will of God; seek him alone and supremely, and you will find peace.
Thomas Watson God sweetens outward pain with inward peace
Joel Osteen “It’s vital that you accept yourself and learn to be happy with who God made you to be. If you want to truly enjoy your life, you must be at peace with yourself.”
Joyce Meyer “ We don’t have to work at trying to get rid of every stressful situation. We need to learn how to embrace peace. ”
Norman Vincent Peale “I truly believe that if we keep telling the Christmas story, singing the Christmas songs, and living the Christmas spirit, we can bring joy and happiness and peace to this world.”

Quotes on Humility

Augustine If you plan to build a tall house of virtues, you must first lay deep foundations of humility.
C S Lewis “True humility is not thinking less of yourself; it is thinking of yourself less.”
Francois Fenelon Whoever will labor to get rid of self, to deny himself according to the instructions of Christ, strikes at once at the root of every evil, and finds the germ of every good.
Joyce Meyer The only way to uproot pride is humility—freedom from pride and arrogance, a modest estimation of your own worth. It doesn’t mean you think lowly of yourself, but it means you are very careful not to think more highly of yourself than you ought to.
Zig Ziglar When you are tough on yourself, life is going to be infinitely easier on you.
Madeleine L’Engle “In a very real sense not one of us is qualified, but it seems that God continually chooses the most unqualified to do his work, to bear his glory. If we are qualified, we tend to think that we have done the job ourselves. If we are forced to accept our evident lack of qualification, then there’s no danger that we will confuse God’s work with our own, or God’s glory with our own.”
Charles Wesley Keep us little and unknown, prized and loved by God alone.
Augustine Do you wish to rise? Begin by descending. You plan a tower that will pierce the clouds? Lay first the foundation of humility.
Ernest Hemingway “There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow man; true nobility is being superior to your former self.”
Mahatma Gandhi “It is unwise to be too sure of one’s own wisdom. It is healthy to be reminded that the strongest might weaken and the wisest might err.”
Ralph Waldo Emerson “A great man is always willing to be little.”
Blaise Pascal Do you wish people to think well of you? Don’t speak well of yourself.
C S Lewis “As long as you are proud you cannot know God. A proud man is always looking down on thing and people: and, of course, as long as you are looking down you cannot see something that is above you.”
H Jackson Brown Jr “Every person that you meet knows something you don’t; learn from them.”
J M Barrie “Life is a long lesson in humility.”
Joyce Meyer I think it’s safe to say that most sin stems from pride. It’s an independent spirit that wants to do its own thing without any authority or direction from anyone else.
Watchman Nee Towards himself a Christian should have a broken spirit, but towards God it should be one of rejoicing always in Him. He rejoices not for its own sake nor because of any joyful experience, work, blessing or circumstance, but exclusively because God is his center.
Rick Warren Pride builds walls between people, humility builds bridges.
Abraham Lincoln “I have been driven many times upon my knees by the overwhelming conviction that I had no where else to go. My own wisdom and that of all about me seemed insufficient for that day.”
Charles Spurgeon Humility is to make a right estimate of one’s self.
Criss Jami “To share your weakness is to make yourself vulnerable; to make yourself vulnerable is to show your strength.”
Martin Luther “True humility does not know that it is humble. If it did, it would be proud from the contemplation of so fine a virtue.”
Albert Einstein “A true genius admits that he/she knows nothing.”
C S Lewis We must lay before him what is in us, not what ought to be in us.
Augustine It was pride that changed angels into devils; it is humility that makes men as angels.
Joni Eareckson Tada Deny your weakness, and you will never realize God’s strength in you.
Andrew Murray The only humility that is really ours is not that which we try to show before God in prayer, but that which we carry with us in our daily conduct.

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Hopes & Dreams


God plants dreams in people’s hearts.
But many people do not continue all the way to the
end in order to follow Him to the fulfillment of that dream.
Many get started and quit get started and quit get started and quit.
They do not continue because their broken heart overwhelms their hope.
They do not have any inner strength to carry them through to the end.
Jesus will bind up your wounds and heal your bruises.
His Word is the medicine for your soul.

~ ~   Joyce Meyer from Beauty for Ashes   ~ ~

Quotes for an Attitude of Hope

William Gurnall Truly, hope is the saint’s covering, wherein he wraps himself, when he lays his body down to sleep in the grave: “My flesh,” saith David, “shall rest in hope.”
Anne Graham Lotz “If God can bring blessing from the broken body of Jesus and glory from something that’s as obscene as the cross, He can bring blessing from my problems and my pain and my unanswered prayer. I just have to trust Him.”
Anne Lamott “Hope begins in the dark, the stubborn hope that if you just show up and try to do the right thing, the dawn will come. You wait and watch and work: You don’t give up.”
William Law “Pray, and let God worry.”
Catherine Marshall “God is the only one who can make the valley of trouble a door of hope.”
Barbara Crafton “[I]t’s never too late. You can’t screw up so badly that God can’t find something worth building in the wreckage, that life can’t assert its return when it is time.”
Rick Warren “What gives me the most hope every day is God’s grace; knowing that his grace is going to give me the strength for whatever I face, knowing that nothing is a surprise to God.”
Billy Graham “I’ve read the last page of the Bible. It’s all going to turn out all right.”
William Gurnall Hope fills the afflicted soul with such inward joy and consolation, that it can laugh while tears are in the eye, sigh and sing all in a breath; it is called “the rejoicing of hope” (Hebrews 3:6).
Corrie Ten Boom “Joy runs deeper than despair.”
Joyce Meyer God gives us hopes and dreams for certain things to happen in our lives, but He doesn’t always allow us to see the exact timing of His plan.
Thelma Wells “God does not always heal us instantly the way we think. He is not a jack-in-the-box God. But God is walking with me through this.”
Tom Bodett “They say a person needs just three things to be truly happy in this world: someone to love, something to do, and something to hope for.”
Joel Osteen “You’ve got to believe that God is in control of your life. It may be a tough time but you’ve got to believe that God has a reason for it and he’s going to make everything good.”
Alfred Tennyson “Hope Smiles from the threshold of the year to come, Whispering ‘it will be happier”
Alexander Pope “Blessed is he who expects nothing, for he shall never be disappointed.”
Pittacus Lore, from “I Am Number Four” “When you have lost hope, you have lost everything. And when you think all is lost, when all is dire and bleak, there is always hope.”
Aristotle “Hope is a waking dream.”
Dalai Lama XIV No matter what sort of difficulties, how painful experience is, if we lose our hope, that’s our real disaster.”
Epicurus “Do not spoil what you have by desiring what you have not; remember that what you now have was once among the things you only hoped for.”
Joyce Meyer Positive minds full of faith and hope produce positive lives.


Quotes for building determination

Winston Churchill “If you are going through hell, keep going.”
Randy Pausch “The brick walls are there for a reason. The brick walls are not there to keep us out. The brick walls are there to give us a chance to show how badly we want something. Because the brick walls are there to stop the people who don’t want it badly enough. They’re there to stop the other people.”
Maya Angelou  “You may encounter many defeats, but you must not be defeated. In fact, it may be necessary to encounter the defeats, so you can know who you are, what you can rise from, how you can still come out of it.”
Confucius “It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop.”
Nelson Mandela “It always seems impossible until it’s done.”
Thomas A Edison “Many of life’s failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.”
Marilyn Monroe “Just because you fail once doesn’t mean you’re gonna fail at everything.”
F Scott Fitzgerald “Never confuse a single defeat with a final defeat.”
Joyce Meyer “Stop determining your worth and value by what other people say. Be determined by what the Word of God (scriptures)says.”
Babe Ruth “Every strike brings me closer to the next home run.”
Tom Hiddleston “You never know what’s around the corner. It could be everything. Or it could be nothing. You keep putting one foot in front of the other, and then one day you look back and you’ve climbed a mountain.”
H G Wells  “If you fell down yesterday, stand up today.”
Franklin D Roosevelt “When you get to the end of your rope. Tie a knot and hang on.”
Patrick Ness “It’s not how we fall. It’s how we get back up again.”
Winston Churchill “Continuous effort – not strength or intelligence – is the key to unlocking our potential.”
Elvis Presley “When things go wrong, don’t go with them.”
Thomas A Edison “The three great essentials to achieve anything worthwhile are, first, hard work; second, stick-to-itiveness; third, common sense.”
J R R Tolkien “Go back?” he thought. “No good at all! Go sideways? Impossible! Go forward? Only thing to do! On we go!” So up he got, and trotted along with his little sword held in front of him and one hand feeling the wall, and his heart all of a patter and a pitter.”
Dale Carnegie “Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all.”
George R R Martin “My own heroes are the dreamers, those men and women who tried to make the world a better place than when they found it, whether in small ways or great ones. Some succeeded, some failed, most had mixed results… but it is the effort that’s heroic, as I see it. Win or lose, I admire those who fight the good fight.”
James A Michener “Character consists of what you do on the third and fourth tries.”
Lance Armstrong  “Pain is temporary. It may last a minute, or an hour, or a day, or a year, but eventually it will subside and something else will take its place. If I quit, however, it lasts forever. That surrender, even the smallest act of giving up, stays with me. So when I feel like quitting, I ask myself, which would I rather live with?”
Gena Showalter “Giving up is the only sure way to fail.”
Friedrich Nietzche “That which does not kill me, makes me stronger.”


Quotes for a Caring & Kind Attitude

Be encouraged and an encourager; think on these words to build a kinder attitude

“Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a harder battle.”     ~ Plato

“Do your little bit of good where you are; it’s those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.”     ~ Desmond Tutu

“Kindness is a language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see.”     ~ Mark Twain

“Guard well within yourself that treasure, kindness. Know how to give without hesitation, how to lose without regret, how to acquire without meanness.”     ~ George Sand

“My religion is very simple. My religion is kindness.”     ~ Dalai Lama XIV

“Do yourself a favor and forgive anyone that has anything against you. Do it as an act of faith and trust God to change and heal your emotions. Pray for your enemies and never say another unkind thing about them. It is the only way you can move past the pain and begin to heal.”     ~ Joyce Meyer

“Tenderness and kindness are not signs of weakness and despair, but manifestations of strength and resolution.”     ~ Kahili Gibran

“No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.”     ~ Aesop

“Never look down on anybody unless you’re helping them up.”     ~ Jesse Jackson

“The simplest acts of kindness are by far more powerful then a thousand heads bowing in prayer.”     ~ Mahatma Gandhi

“There is no religion without love, and people may talk as much as they like about their religion, but if it does not teach them to be good and kind to man and beast, it is all a sham.”     ~ Anna Sewell

“Affirmations are our mental vitamins, providing the supplementary positive thoughts we need to balance the barrage of negative events and thoughts we experience daily.”     ~ Tia Walker

“If I have to build a big company by mistreating other people then the Bible says WOE to me. I don’t know what that is, but I don’t want any of it.”     ~ Joyce Meyer

“As we work to create light for others, we naturally light our own way.”     ~ Mary Anne Radmacher

Quotes For a Joyful Attitude

Meditate on these quotes to help you find joy everyday

“Our joy does not have to be based on our circumstances.” ~ Joyce Meyer

 “A joyful heart is the normal result of a heart burning with love. She gives most who gives with joy.” ~ Mother Teresa

“Joy is the infallible sign of the presence of God.” ~ Pierre Teilhard de Chardin

“Do not abandon yourselves to despair. We are the Easter people and hallelujah is our song.” ~ Pope John Paul II

“When we are powerless to do a thing, it is a great joy that we can come and step inside the ability of Jesus” ~ Corrie ten Boom

“Sometimes your joy is the source of your smile, but sometimes your smile can be the source of your joy.” ~ Thich Nhat Hanh

“The most wasted of all days is one without laughter.” ~ E E Cummings

“A vital part of the happiness formula is self-discipline. Whoever conquers himself knows deep happiness that fills the heart with joy.” ~ Norman Vincent Peale

[Believers] have joy and comfort—that joy that angels cannot give, and devils cannot take. ~ Christopher Fowler

“Life is a bowl of cherries. Some cherries are rotten while others are good; its your job to throw out the rotten ones and forget about them while you enjoy eating the ones that are good! There are two kinds of people: those who choose to throw out the good cherries and wallow in all the rotten ones, and those who choose to throw out all the rotten ones and savor all the good ones.” ~ C JoyBell C

“You can enjoy anything if you make up your mind to.” ~ Joyce Meyer

“If there is no laughter, Jesus has gone somewhere else. If there is no joy and freedom, it is not a church: it is simply a crowd of melancholy people basking in a religious neurosis. If there is no celebration, there is no real worship.” ~ Steve Brown

“Joy must be one of the pivots of our life. It is the token of a generous personality. Sometimes it is also a mantle that clothes a life of sacrifice and self-giving. A person who has this gift often reaches high summits. He or she is like sun in a community.” ~ Mother Teresa

“There is no joy in the soul that has forgotten what God prizes.” ~ Oswald Chambers

Next Week: Secret formula for happiness

Quotes on Patience

Here are some inspiring quotes on being patient to mediate on while you develop a patient attitude.

“Patience and fortitude conquer all things.”     ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Patience is not the ability to wait but the ability to keep a good attitude while waiting.”    ~ Joyce Meyer

“No pain that we suffer, no trial that we experience is wasted. It ministers to our education, to the development of such qualities as patience, faith, fortitude and humility. All that we suffer and all that we endure, especially when we endure it patiently, builds up our characters, purifies our hearts, expands our souls, and makes us more tender and charitable, more worthy to be called the children of God.”     ~ Orson F Whitney

“Patience is power. Patience is not an absence of action; rather it is “timing” it waits on the right time to act, for the right principles and in the right way.”     ~ Fulton J Sheen

“The word patience means the willingness to stay where we are and live the situation out to the full in the belief that something hidden there will manifest itself to us.”     ~ Henri J M Nouwen

“I realized that the deepest spiritual lessons are not learned by His letting us have our way in the end, but by His making us wait, bearing with us in love and patience until we are able to honestly to pray what He taught His disciples to pray: Thy will be done.”     ~ Elisabeth Elliot

“Patience and perseverance have a magical effect before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish.”     ~ John Quincy Adams

“Restlessness and impatience change nothing except our peace and joy. Peace does not dwell in outward things, but in the heart prepared to wait trustfully and quietly on Him who has all things safely in His hands.”     ~ Elisabeth Elliot

“Think of the patience God has had for you and let it resonate to others. If you want a more patient world, let patience be your motto”     ~ Steve Maraboli

“Patience is a fruit of the spirit that grows only under trial. It is useless to pray for patience. Well, actually I encourage you to pray for patience, but I’ll tell you what you’ll get TRIALS!”     ~ Joyce Meyer

“If you’re serious about sanctification, you can expect to experience heart-wrenching moments that try your faith, your endurance, and your patience.”      ~ Sheri L Dew

“Above all, trust in the slow work of God. We are quite naturally impatient in everything to reach the end without delay. We should like to skip the intermediate stages. We are impatient of being on the way to something unknown, something new. And yet it is the law of all progress that it is made by passing through some stages of instability—and that it may take a very long time.”     ~ Pierre Teilhard de Chardin

“Patience is not passive waiting. Patience is active acceptance of the process required to attain your goals and dreams.”    ~ Ray Davis

“Inner peace is impossible without patience. Wisdom requires patience. Spiritual growth implies the mastery of patience. Patience allows the unfolding of destiny to proceed at its own unhurried pace.”     ~ Brian I Weiss

“Patience is not a virtue. It is an achievement.”     ~ Vera Nazarian

Quotes on Contentment and Worry

“Contentment does not mean that we never want to see change or improvement, but it does mean we can be happy where we are and will do the best we can with what we have. It also means we will maintain an attitude that allows us to enjoy the gift of life.” ~~~ Joyce Meyer

“Because one is content with oneself, one doesn’t need others’ approval.” ~~~ Laozi

“Within what is allotted to us, we can have spiritual contentment.” ~~~ Neal A Maxwell

“He who is not contented with what he has, would not be contented with what he would like to have.” ~~~ Socrates

“Be thankful for what you have; you’ll end up having more. If you concentrate on what you don’t have, you will never, ever have enough” ~~~ Oprah Winfrey

“It isn’t what you have or who you are or where you are or what you are doing that makes you happy or unhappy. It is what you think about it.” ~~~ Dale Carnegie

“At some point, you gotta let go, and sit still, and allow contentment to come to you.” ~~~ Elizabeth Gilbert

“If I ever go looking for my heart’s desire again, I won’t look any further than my own back yard. Because if it isn’t there, I never really lost it to begin with.” ~~~ L Frank Baum (The Wonderful Wizard of Oz)

“Do not spoil what you have by desiring what you have not.” ~~~ Ann Brashares

“Start each day by affirming peaceful, contented, and happy attitudes and your days will tend to be pleasant and successful. Such attitudes are active and definite factors in creating satisfactory conditions. Watch your manner of speech then if you wish to develop a peaceful state of mind.” ~~~ Norman Vincent Peale

“The greatest wealth is to live content with little.” ~~~ Plato

“You have to open up to the world and learn optimism…Contentment with the past, happiness with the present, and hope for the future. Learned optimism.” ~~~ Jennifer Crusie

“Contentment with life is not a feeling, but it is a decision we must make.” ~~~ Joyce Meyer

“Contentment is natural wealth, luxury is artificial poverty.” ~~~ Socrates

“Success is getting what you want. Happiness is wanting what you get.” ~~~ Dale Carnegie

“I think the secret to a happy life is a selective memory. Remember what you are most grateful for and quickly forget what your not.” ~~~ Richard Paul Evans

“Health is the greatest possession. Contentment is the greatest treasure. Confidence is the greatest friend.” ~~~ Laozi

“I think instead [of happiness] we should be working for contentment… an inner sense of fulfillment that’s relatively independent of external circumstances.” ~~~ Andrew Weil

Instead of complaining at his lot, a contented man is thankful that his condition and circumstances are no worse than they are. Instead of greedily desiring something more than the supply of his present need, he rejoices that God still cares for him. Such an one is “content” with such as he has (Heb. 13:5). ~~~ Arthur W Pink


Contentment is a choice


A Contented attitude

P1040938What is contentment?

Paul says in Philippians 4:11 “I have learned to be content whatever the circumstances.” Does that mean we are satisfied staying where we are? No, contentment means we can be happy or content, not full of stress and worry, whatever our circumstances. We find joy not just in our great heights but in the ordinary and in desperation as well. God wants us happy just traveling through our journey. Joyce Meyer says tells us to enjoy our journey from where we are now to where God is taking us.

Contentment isn’t passive, it’s accompanied by Godliness. It comes from being in right relationship with God and as first Timothy 6:6 says “true godliness with contentment is itself great wealth.” This means that God will bless us for just being there in whatever circumstance we find ourselves, using us to build relationships with trust and strength. We can be leaders even when we’re not in charge by affecting those around us with a good attitude.


P1010479What happens when we live discontented?

Unrestrained discontentment leads numerous mental and physical problems. Discontentment which results from believing we deserve more or better than we have creates a nasty attitude in us. The truth is none of us would want what we justly deserve without Jesus. Discontentment is an expression of mistrust and it dishonors God. Discontentment breeds insecurity, jealousy, strife, greed and worry.

A major problem with discontentment is worry. What is worry – a destructive mental habit which leads to numerous health problems. It is the most destructive disease. Many physical ailments are caused by dammed up anxiety and worry including arthritis, hypertension and ulcers.


P1010479 - CopyWhen is discontentment beneficial?

Discontentment that doesn’t come from wanting so much that it eats us from the inside out comes from our heart through God. It’s what inspires greatness; it inspires an extraordinary life in Jesus. As John Eldredge explains in Desire: the journey we must take to find the life God offers

In the quiet moments of the day we sense a nagging within, a discontentment, a hunger for something else. But because we have not solved the riddle of our existence, we assume that something is wrong—not with life, but with us…

We feel guilty about our chronic disappointment. Why can’t I just learn to be happier in my job, in my marriage, in my church, in my group of friends? You see, even while we are doing other things, “getting on with life,” we still have an eye out for the life we secretly want…

Even though we sleep, our desire does not. “It is who we are.” We are desire. It is the essence of the human soul, the secret of our existence. Absolutely nothing of human greatness is ever accomplished without it. Desire fuels our search for the life we prize. The same old thing is not enough. It never will be.

Discontentment may be the voice of God telling us it’s time to change something in our lives or to be a benefit to others. Discontentment may lead us to do something great for Him. In the correct perspective it is a good thing and can transform our lives and the lives of those we touch.

A Prayer for Contentment

Lord, help us to pray every day to count our blessings and to recognize that all we have comes from you.

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Other posts in this series: A Contented Attitude

How to live contented and worry free
Quotes on Contentment and Worry

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Attitude links
Introduction to Attitudes

Attitudes of the mind:
A Positive Attitude (negativity)
A Confident Attitude (insecurity)
A Contented Attitude (discontented)
A Patient Attitude (impatient)

Attitudes of the heart:
A Joyful Attitude (discouraged)
A Kind and Caring Attitude (selfish)
A Courageous Attitude (fearful)
A Determined Attitude (quitting, distracted)

Attitudes of the spirit:
A Hopeful Attitude (hopelessness)
A Humble Attitude (proud)
A Trusting Attitude (doubt, double minded)
A Peaceful Attitude (frustrated, anxious)

Quotes for a Confident Attitude

John Maxwell We’re only an attitude away from success
Eleanor Roosevelt We gain strength, and courage, and confidence by each experience in which we really stop to look fear in the face… we must do that which we think we cannot.
Helen Keller Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence.
Joyce Meyer Insecurity, self-doubt, and fear can totally prevent us from ever reaching our full potential…where there is potential, all the parts necessary for success are there, but they are not yet put into action. Potential cannot manifest without form. What stands in the space between potential and manifestation? I believe it is three things: time, determination, and hard work!
Zig Ziglar “When obstacles arise, you change your direction to reach your goal; you do not change your decision to get there.”
Norman Vincent Peale “Believe in yourself! Have faith in your abilities! Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy.”
Joyce Meyer “We don’t need self-confidence we need God-confidence”
Joyce Meyer “Attitude is your thought life turned inside out”
John Maxwell “believing the best in people usually brings the best out of people:”
William James “human beings can alter their lives by altering their attitudes of mind”
Norman Vincent Peale “there is a deep tendency in human nature to become precisely like htat which you havitually ingrane yourself to be”
Mahatma Gandhi “Man often becomes what he believes himself to be. If I keep on saying to myself that I cannot do a certain thing, it is possible that I may end by really becoming incapable of doing it. On the contrary, if I have the belief that I can do it, I shall surely acquire the capacity to do it even if I may not have it at the beginning.”
Joyce Meyer “Action is a great restorer and builder of confidence. Inaction is not only the result, but the cause, of fear. Perhaps the action you take will be successful; perhaps different action or adjustments will have to follow. But any action is better than no action at all.”
Norman Vincent Peale “conditions are created by thoughts for more powerfully than conditions create thoughts… on the contrary think negative thoughts and you create around yourself an atmosphere propitious to the development of negative results”
Joyce Meyer “God has a good life for you, but you must have your mind completely renewed in order to experience it”
Ralph Waldo Emerson “A man is what he thinks about all day long”

A Confident Woman

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Confidence is all about being positive concerning what you can do — and not worrying over what you can’t do. A confident person is open to learning, because she knows that her confidence allows her to walk through life’s doorways, eager to discover what waits on the other side. She knows that every new unknown is a chance to learn more about herself and unleash her abilities.

~  Joyce Meyer ~



Confident Strength

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“We need to have a sense of triumph. Sometimes our confidence is shaken when trials come, especially if they are lengthy. We should have so much confidence in God’s love for us that no matter what comes against us, we know deep inside that we are more than conquerors. Be confident that during the trial, you will learn something that will help you in the future.“

~ ~  Joyce Meyer  ~ ~


Quotes for a Positive Attitude

Joyce Meyer “You cannot have a positive life and a negative mind.”
Norman Vincent Peale “Optimism, when applied to your life, develops strength and peace within you.”
Norman Vincent Peale “How you think about a problem is more important than the problem itself – so always think positively. Believe it is possible to solve your problem. Tremendous things happen to the believer. So believe the answer will come. It will.”
Joyce Meyer “I always say believe for a bunch, and even if you only get half of it you are better off than believing for a little and getting all of it.”
Walt Whitman “Keep your face always toward the sunshine – and shadows will fall behind you.”
Muhammad Ali Jinnah “I do not believe in taking the right decision, I take a decision and make it right.”
Walt Whitman “Keep your face always toward the sunshine – and shadows will fall behind you.”
J. Sidlow Baxter “What is the difference between an obstacle and an opportunity? Our attitude toward it. Every opportunity has a difficulty, and every difficulty has an opportunity.”
Mandy Hale “A positive attitude turns “I can’t & I won’t,” into “I have & I WILL!”
Tae Yun Kim “Maintain an attitude of anticipating success!”
Israelmore Ayivor “What then is an attitude? An attitude can be redefined as an established pattern of responding or reacting to people and events under a given condition for a specific reason. It obtains its source from beliefs, values, choices and character and tells more about what a person feels about a standing circumstance.”
SupaNova Slom “The worst disability in life is a bad attitude.”
E.A. Bucchianeri “Well, if it can be thought, it can be done, a problem can be overcome”
Rodolfo Costa “Cultivate an optimistic mind, use your imagination, always consider alternatives, and dare to believe that you can make possible what others think is impossible.”
J.A. Konrath “If you can quit, quit. If you can’t quit, stop complaining – this is what you chose.”
Frances Hodgson Burnett “If you look the right way, you can see that the whole world is a garden.”
Israelmore Ayivor “Positive attitude enables you to go with passion and see possibility in every challenging circumstance. It was by that, that great achievers picked up metal scraps on the floor and saw machines built from it.”
Henry Ford “If you say you can or you can’t you are right either way”
Grant Von Harrison “You have the choice of deliberately directing your thinking, or allowing other forces to dictate your desires and attitudes.”
Mandy Hale “There is nothing that can happen TO you that can’t also happen FOR you…if you’ll let it.”
Charles F. Glassman “Believing in negative thoughts is the single greatest obstruction to success.”
Norman Vincent Peale “Deep within the individual is a vast reservoir of untapped power awaiting to be used. no person can have the use of all this potential until he learns to know his or her own self. the trouble with many people is that they got through life thinking and writing themselves off as ordinary commonplace persons. having no proper belief in themselves they live aimless and erratic lives largely because they never realize what their lives really can be or what they can become”