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Surround Yourself with Positive People Quotes

Let these Surround Yourself with Positive People Quotes help you to have a positive attitude toward life, and to think positively.

The key is to keep company only with people who uplift you,
whose presence calls forth your best.
- Epictetus

Surround yourself with people who
take their work seriously,
but not themselves,
those who work hard and play hard.
- Colin Powell

You can and should keep your composure and happiness
regardless of circumstances - regardless of your friends,
family and co-workers - regardless of gossip, sarcasm, and negativity.
Nonetheless, life is much easier and more pleasant
when you spend as much time as possible
in the company of enthusiastic positive people -
not necessarily those who agree with you,
but those who respect your right to your point of view.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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We all should choose our friends carefully.
I used to think that no one could know me better than somebody else,
because you're inside yourself, your body, you can't see yourself.
If you think like that, you surround yourself with
other people who are willing to tell you who you are,
which are usually judgmental people ...
we should really surround ourselves with the ones
that adore us and believe in the highest of us.
- Jewel

Be careful the friends you choose -
for you will become like them.
- W. Clement Stone

Life is partly what we make it,
and partly what it is made by the friends we choose.
- Tehyi Hsieh

 

Fate chooses your relations, you choose your friends.
- Jacques Delille

Choose your friends carefully.
Your enemies will choose you.
- Yasser Arafat

Great opportunities to help others seldom come,
but small ones surround us every day.
- Sally Koch

I create a new and more loving story
to surround each event in my past.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Visualize your end result as having already been accomplished.
Let the image of your success play on the giant screen
in full color with surround sound -
so real you can smell and taste it.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Property is intended to serve life,
and no matter how much we surround it with rights and respect,
it has no personal being.
It is part of the earth man walks on.
It is not man.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Truth is by nature self-evident.
As soon as you remove the cobwebs of ignorance
that surround it, it shines clear.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

What we think, we become.
All that we are arises with our thoughts.
With our thoughts, we make the world.
- The Buddha

You are never too old to set another goal
or to dream a new dream.
- C. S. Lewis

Don't let one cloud obliterate the whole sky.
- Anais Nin

The way I see it, if you want the rainbow,
you gotta put up with the rain.
- Dolly Parton

Be the Melody in the Symphony of Your Life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

All things at first appear difficult.
- Chinese proverb

In spite of unseasonable wind, snow
and unexpected weather of all sorts -
a gardener still plants.
And tends what they have planted ...
believing that Spring will come.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

The darkest night is often the bridge to the brightest tomorrow.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Gather strength from life's storms.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Every wall is a door.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

When It's Darkest, Men See the Stars.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Write your Sad times in Sand,
Write your Good times in Stone.
- George Bernard Shaw

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

Always be a first-rate version of yourself,
instead of a second-rate version of somebody else.
- Judy Garland

Faith is taking the first step,
even when you don't see the whole staircase.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Laugh when you can,
apologize when you should,
and let go of what you can't change.
Life's too short to be anything... but happy.
- Anonymous

With the new day comes new strength and new thoughts.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Choose the World You See,
and See the World You Choose.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life is as easy or as hard as you think it is.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

What's done is done.
- William Shakespeare

God grant me the serenity
To accept the things I cannot change;
the courage to change the things I can;
and the wisdom to know the difference.
- Reinhold Niebuhr (Serenity Prayer)

Another Sunrise, Another New Beginning.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.
- Lao Tzu (Chinese Proverb)

What lies behind us and what lies before us
are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

The future belongs to those
who believe in the beauty of their dreams.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

The greatest mistake you can make in life
is to be continually fearing you will make one.
- Elbert Hubbard

Those who believe they can do something
and those who believe they can't
are both right.
- Henry Ford

Life is either a daring adventure or nothing.
- Helen Keller

Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate.
Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure.
It is our Light, not our Darkness, that most frightens us.
- Marianne Williamson

Fly Life on Free Wings, and Sing to its Glory.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I am not afraid of storms
for I am learning how to sail my ship.
- Louisa May Alcott

Courage doesn't always roar.
Sometimes courage is the quiet voice
at the end of the day, saying,
"I will try again tomorrow."
- Mary Anne Radmacher

One can never consent to creep when one feels the impulse to soar.
- Helen Keller

Choose what lies in the shadows to be a matter
for discovery and adventure, rather than fear.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The cave you fear to enter holds the treasure you seek.
- Joseph Campbell

We must be willing to get rid of the life we've planned,
so as to have the life that is waiting for us.
The old skin has to be shed before the new one can come.
- Joseph Campbell

I give thanks for both my bloom and my thorns.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Conformity is the jailer of freedom and the enemy of growth.
- John F. Kennedy

Life is always lived in the eye-of-the-storm
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Whatever you do, you need courage.
Whatever course you decide upon,
there is always someone to tell you
that you are wrong.
There are always difficulties arising
that tempt you to believe your critics are right.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Attitude is everything.
- Charles Swindoll

To go against the dominant thinking of your friends,
of most of the people you see every day,
is perhaps the most difficult act of heroism you can perform.
- Theodore H. White

It is our choices ... that show what we truly are,
far more than our abilities.
- J. K. Rowling (Harry Potter and The Chamber of Secrets)

How do you want to be remembered?
Live life full out - Begin today.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

This above all, to thine own self be true.
- William Shakespeare

The jump is so frightening
between where I am,
and where I want to be.
Because of all I may become,
I will close my eyes and leap.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Standing in the inspiring vision of my future,
I boldly take every step - large and small -
with courage and intent.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The mind is not a vessel to be filled
but a fire to be kindled.
- Plutarch

Powerful Dreams Inspire Powerful Action.
When you can taste, smell, and touch your dreams,
you can enroll the world.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life expands to fill your dreams.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We Can Do It!
- WW II US Government Poster

We have only this moment,
sparkling like a star in our hand -
and melting like a snowflake.
- Marie B. Ray

Circumstance does not make the man: it reveals him to himself.
- James Allen

It is a terrible thing to see and have no vision.
- Helen Keller

Every tomorrow has two handles.
We can take hold of it with the handle of anxiety
or the handle of faith.
- Henry Ward Beecher

We cannot choose our external circumstances,
but we can always choose how to respond to them.
- Epictetus

Sing like no one's listening,
love like you've never been hurt,
dance like nobody's watching,
and live like its heaven on earth.
- Mark Twain

If I feel depressed I will sing.
If I feel sad I will laugh.
If I feel ill I will double my labor.
If I feel fear I will plunge ahead.
If I feel inferior I will wear new garments.
If I feel uncertain I will raise my voice.
If I feel poverty I will think of wealth to come.
If I feel incompetent I will think of past success.
If I feel insignificant I will remember my goals.
Today I will be the master of my emotions.
- Og Mandino

Grin your smile; giggle your laugh; unfurl your joy;
dash the last trace of your self-consciousness;
and cavort your most uninhibited play.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

It's not the size of the dog in the fight,
it's the size of the fight in the dog.
- Mark Twain

Fall seven times, stand up eight.
- Japanese Proverb

"Hurry up" ranks right up there with "you need to"
as a destroyer of our humanity.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If things are not as you wish,
wish them as they are.
- Yiddish Proverb

Do not let what you cannot do
interfere with what you can do.
- John Wooden


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