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Positive Quotes about Things

Let these Things quotes help you to have a positive attitude toward life, and to think positively.

All things at first appear difficult.
- Chinese proverb

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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) PHOTO

Our lives begin to end the day we become silent
about things that matter.
- Martin Luther King, Jr. PHOTO

We don't see things as they are,
we see things as we are.
- Anais Nin PHOTO

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Joy is what happens to us when we allow ourselves
to recognize how good things really are.
- Marianne Williamson

Stand often in the company of dreamers.
They believe you can achieve impossible things.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed
by the things you didn't do than by the ones you did do.
So throw off the bowlines.
Sail away from the safe harbor.
Catch the trade winds in your sails.
Explore. Dream. Discover.
- widely misattributed to Mark Twain

 

I Dream This Day of Wondrous Things,
of Peace and Hope and Pride.
I Dance My Dance with Life Today,
I'm Filled with Love Inside.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

All things share the same breath -
the beast, the tree, the man...
the air shares its spirit with all the life it supports.
- Chief Seattle (attributed)

Everything is a miracle,
not just the beautiful and lovely things.
- Anonymous

I am one with the Earth,
with the Water, with the Fire,
with the Air that I breathe,
with all Living Things,
and we are all one with Spirit.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

The best and most beautiful things in the world
cannot be seen or even touched.
They must be felt with the heart.
- Helen Keller

Do not allow obligation or immediacy to
bind you to physical things or specific actions.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Do first things first, and second things not at all.
- Peter F. Drucker

Dare to dream of your great success.
Become intimate with those things
which deeply motivate you
and regularly work toward
the realization of that mission.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Sometimes the things you really want
sneak in the back door.
Notice.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

I have just three things to teach:
simplicity, patience, compassion.
These three are your greatest treasures.
- Lao Tzu

You never really understand a person
until you consider things from his point of view.
- Harper Lee

A time for work, a time for play -
balance in all things.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Don't underestimate the value of Doing Nothing,
of just going along,
listening to all the things you can't hear,
and not bothering.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

Our "Rainbows and Butterflies" are the small miracles of our life -
the little things that are so easy to overlook,
yet so awe inspiring when we take a moment
to notice and to pay attention.
Give thanks for the rainbows, for the butterflies,
for all God's creatures - large and small,
for the bright blue sky and the soft fog and the gentle rain,
for the tree veiled in the season's first frost,
for the baby's laugh,
for the touch of a hand and the whispered "I love you."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I believe that everything happens for a reason.
People change so that you can learn to let go,
things go wrong so that you appreciate them when they're right,
you believe lies so you eventually learn to trust no one but yourself,
and sometimes good things fall apart so better things can fall together.
- Marilyn Monroe

Do all things with love.
- Og Mandino

Obstacles are things a person sees when he takes his eyes off his goal.
- E. Joseph Cossman

Things are only impossible until they're not.
- Jean-Luc Picard, character in STAR TREK: The Next Generation

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

I believe that anyone can conquer fear
by doing the things he fears to do,
provided he keeps doing them until he gets
a record of successful experience behind him.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Difficulties are things that show a person what he is.
- Epictetus

It all depends on how we look at things,
and not how they are in themselves.
- Carl Jung

Things do not happen. Things are made to happen.
- John F. Kennedy

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.
- Dale Carnegie

Sometimes good things fall apart
so better things can fall together.
- Marilyn Monroe

As for accomplishments,
I just did what I had to do as things came along.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Obstacles are those frightful things
you see when you take your eyes off your goals.
- Henry Ford

You have to expect things of yourself before you can do them.
- Michael Jordan

We can always choose to perceive things differently.
You can focus on what's wrong in your life,
or you can focus on what's right.
- Marianne Williamson

Energy and persistence conquer all things.
- Benjamin Franklin

Two things a man should never be angry at:
what he can help,
and what he cannot help.
- Thomas Fuller

We keep moving forward, opening new doors,
and doing new things, because we're curious
and curiosity keeps leading us down new paths.
- Walt Disney

Practice yourself, for heaven's sake in little things,
and then proceed to greater.
- Epictetus

The indispensable first step to getting
the things you want out of life is this:
Decide what you want.
- Ben Stein

Do you remember the things you were worrying about a year ago?
Didn't you waste a lot of fruitless energy
on account of most of them?
Didn't most of them turn out all right after all?
- Dale Carnegie

There are those that look at things
the way they are, and ask "Why?"
I dream of things that never were, and ask "Why not?"
- Robert F. Kennedy paraphrase of George Bernard Shaw

Three things cannot be long hidden:
the sun, the moon, and the truth.
- The Buddha

Any intelligent fool can make things bigger and more complex...
It takes a touch of genius - and a lot of courage
to move in the opposite direction.
- Albert Einstein

Simply put, you believe that things
or people make you unhappy,
but this is not accurate.
You make yourself unhappy.
- Wayne Dyer

All the great things are simple,
and many can be expressed in a single word:
freedom, justice, honor, duty, mercy, hope.
- Winston Churchill

There is only one way to happiness and that is to cease worrying
about things which are beyond the power of our will.
- Epictetus

The mystery of the beginning
of all things is insoluble by us;
and I for one, must be content to remain an agnostic.
- Charles Darwin

To see things in the seed, that is genius.
- Lao Tzu

A ship in port is safe,
but that's not what ships are built for.
Sail out to sea and do new things.
- Grace Hopper

It is not he who reviles or strikes you who insults you,
but your opinion that these things are insulting.
- Epictetus

Mastery is not measured by the number of terrible
things you eliminate from your life, but by
the number of times you eliminate calling them terrible.
- Neale Donald Walsch

The least of things with a meaning is worth more in life
than the greatest of things without it.
- Carl Jung

The most beautiful things in the world
cannot be seen or even touched,
they must be felt with the heart.
- Helen Keller

We can do no great things,
only small things with great love.
- Mother Teresa

We know nothing at all.
All our knowledge is but the knowledge of schoolchildren.
The real nature of things we shall never know.
- Albert Einstein

People should think things out fresh
and not just accept conventional terms
and the conventional way of doing things.
- R. Buckminster Fuller

We fear things in proportion to our ignorance of them.
- Titus Livius

All difficult things have
their origin in that which is easy,
and great things in that which is small.
- Lao Tzu

There are two things to aim at in life:
first, to get what you want,
and after that to to enjoy it.
- Logan Pearsall Smith

Only love and death will change all things.
- Khalil Gibran

Men are disturbed not by things,
but by the view which they take of them.
- Epictetus

Do not seek to bring things to pass
in accordance with your wishes,
but wish for them as they are,
and you will find them.
- Epictetus

There are some things you learn best in calm,
and some in storm.
- Willa Cather

We're so engaged in doing things
to achieve purposes of outer value
that we forget the inner value,
the rapture that is associated
with being alive, is what it is all about.
- Joseph Campbell

What people say, what people do,
and what they say they do
are entirely different things.
- Margaret Mead

He is a wise man who does not grieve
for the things which he has not,
but rejoices for those which he has.
- Epictetus

Be alert. The most important things in life
are seldom the most obvious.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The problems of the world cannot possibly
be solved by skeptics or cynics
whose horizons are limited by the obvious realities.
We need men who can dream of things that never were.
- John F. Kennedy


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