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Thoughts From Successful People To Help You Keep the Faith

Thoughts From Successful People To Help You Keep the Faith

Here are thoughts to provoke you to get up and do something when “lack of faith” strikes you! I hope you find them useful, exciting, and helpful in trying times, when nothing seems “good enough.” I wish you the very best and may these quotes serve as a reminder that you are wonderful simply the way you are. You need not change for anyone else but yourself. Best of luck! With all your future endeavors may you receive happiness, faith, trust, and love from all those who care about you and those who you love as well! Lots and lots of best wishes for a hearty future and zealous life ahead! Best wishes.

1. Albert Einstein

-Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow!

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    2. Dr. Seuss

    You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose!

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      3. Howard Thurman

      Don’t ask what the world needs. Ask what makes you come alive, and go do it. Because what the world needs is people who come alive!

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        4. Thomas Edison

        I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work!

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          5. Howard Zinn

          -Small acts, when multiplied by millions of people, can transform the world!

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            6. Winston Churchill

            -A fanatic is one who can’t change his mind and won’t change the subject! 

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              7. Sigmund Freud

              -Being entirely honest with yourself is a good exercise!

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                8. John Steinbeck

                -The free exploring mind of the individual human is the most valuable thing in the world!

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                  9. Shakespeare

                  …and we’ll live, and pray, and sing, and tell old tales, and laugh at gilded butterflies…and take upon the mystery of things as if we were God’s spies!

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                    10. Martin Luther King Jr.

                    -Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter!

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                      11. Harry S. Truman

                      -The truth is all I want for history!

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                        12. Robert M. Pirsig

                        The only Zen you find on top of mountains is the Zen you bring up there!

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                          13. James Buchanan

                          What is right and what is practicable are two different things!

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                            14. Albert Einstein

                            Imagination is more important than knowledge!

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                              15. Billie Holiday

                              -Don’t threaten me with love, baby. Let’s just go walking in the rain!

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                                13. Alan Key

                                -The best way to predict the future is to invent it!

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                                  14. Cavett Robert

                                  -If you don’t think every day is a good day, just try missing one!

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                                    15. Frank Zappa

                                    If you end up with a boring, miserable life because you listened to your mom, dad, teacher, priest, or some guy on television telling you how to do your shit, then you deserve it!

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                                      16. Eminem

                                      -Some people dream of success….while others wake up and work hard for it!

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                                        17. Tim Duncan

                                        -Good, better, best. Never let it rest. Until your good is better and your better is best!

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                                          18. Emma Watson

                                          -Don’t feel stupid if you don’t like what everyone else pretends to love!

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                                            19. Mahatma Gandhi

                                            -first they ignore you, then they laugh at you, then they fight you, then you win!

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                                              20. Bob Marley

                                              -The truth is everyone is going to hurt you. You just got to find the ones worth suffering for!

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                                                21. Lao Tzu

                                                -The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step!

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                                                  21. Coco Chanel

                                                  -How many cares one loses when one decides not to be something but to be someone!

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                                                    22. Albert Einstein

                                                    -Try not to become a man of success, but rather try to become a man of value!

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                                                      23. Walter Cronkite

                                                      -Success is more permanent when you achieve it without destroying your principles!

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                                                        24. Mahatma Gandhi

                                                        -You must be the change you want to see in the world!

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                                                          25. M. Teresa

                                                          -Kind words are short and easy but their echoes are endless!

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                                                            26. Will Smith

                                                            -If you’re absent during my struggle, don’t expect me to be present during your success!

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                                                              27. Seth Godin

                                                              -Instead of wondering when your next vacation is, maybe you should set up a life you don’t need to escape from!

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                                                                28. Dr. Steve Maraboli

                                                                -Let go of the people that dull your shine, poison your spirit, and bring you drama. Cancel your subscription to their issues!

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                                                                  29. Unknown

                                                                  -Being happy doesn’t mean that everything is perfect. It means that you’ve decided to look beyond the imperfections!

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                                                                    30. Albert Einstein

                                                                    Life is like a riding bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving!

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                                                                      31. Ralph Waldo Emerson

                                                                      -What lies behind us and what lies before user tiny matters compared to what lies within us!

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                                                                        32. Socrates

                                                                        -There is only one good knowledge, and one evil, ignorance!

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                                                                          33. Oscar Wilde

                                                                          Nowadays people know the price of everything and the value of nothing!

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                                                                            34. Unknown

                                                                            -every sixty seconds you spend upset is a minute of happiness you’ll never get back!

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                                                                              10 Simple Ways To Always Think Positive Thoughts

                                                                              10 Simple Ways To Always Think Positive Thoughts

                                                                              Positive thinking can lead to a lot of positive change in your life. Developing an optimistic outlook can be good for both your physical and mental health.

                                                                              But sometimes, certain situations arise in life that makes it hard to keep a positive outlook. Take steps to make positive thinking become more like your second nature and you’ll reap the biggest benefits.

                                                                              Here are 10 ways to make thinking positive thoughts easy:

                                                                              1. Spend Time with Positive People

                                                                              If you surround yourself with constant complainers, their negativity is likely to rub off on you.

                                                                              Spend time with positive friends and family members to increase the likelihood that their positive thinking habits will become yours too. It’s hard to be negative when everyone around you is so positive.

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                                                                              2. Take Responsibility for Your Behavior

                                                                              When you encounter problems and difficulties in life, don’t play the role of the victim. Acknowledge your role in the situation and take responsibility for your behavior.

                                                                              Accepting responsibility can help you learn from mistakes and prevent you from blaming others unfairly.

                                                                              3. Contribute to the Community

                                                                              One of the best ways to feel good about what you have, is to focus on what you have to give.

                                                                              Volunteer in some manner and give back to the community. Helping others can give you a new outlook on the world and can assist you with positive thinking.

                                                                              4. Read Positive and Inspirational Materials

                                                                              Spend time each day reading something that encourages positive thinking. Read the Bible, spiritual material, or inspirational quotes to help you focus on what’s important to you in life. It can be a great way to start and end your day.

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                                                                              5. Recognize and Replace Negative Thoughts

                                                                              You won’t be successful at positive thinking if you’re still plagued by frequent negative thoughts. Learn to recognize and replace thoughts that are overly negative. Often, thoughts that include words like “always” and “never” signal that they aren’t true.

                                                                              If you find yourself thinking something such as, “I always mess everything up,” replace it with something more realistic such as, “Sometimes I make mistakes but I learn from them.”

                                                                              There’s no need to make your thoughts unrealistically positive, but instead, make them more realistic.

                                                                              6. Establish and Work Toward Goals

                                                                              It’s easier to be positive about problems and setbacks when you have goals that you’re working toward. Goals will give you motivation to overcome those obstacles when you encounter problems along the way. Without clear goals, it’s harder to make decisions and gauge your progress.

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                                                                              7. Consider the Consequences of Negativity

                                                                              Spend some time thinking about the consequences of negative thinking. Often, it can become a self-fulfilling prophecy.

                                                                              For example, a person who thinks, “I probably won’t get this job interview,” may put less effort into the interview. As a result, he may decrease his chances of getting the job.

                                                                              Create a list of all the ways negative thinking impacts your life. It likely influences your behavior, your relationships, and your feelings. Then, create a list of the ways in which positive thinking could be beneficial.

                                                                              8. Offer Compliments to Others

                                                                              Look for reasons to compliment others. Be genuine in your praise and compliments, but offer it frequently. This will help you look for the good in other people.

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                                                                              9. Create a Daily Gratitude List

                                                                              If you start keeping a daily gratitude list, you’ll start noticing exactly how much you have to be thankful for. This can help you focus on the positive in your life instead of thinking about all the bad things that have happened in the day.

                                                                              Getting in the habit of showing an attitude of gratitude makes positive thinking more of a habit. Here’re 40 Simple Ways To Practice Gratitude.

                                                                              10. Practice Self-Care

                                                                              Take good care of yourself and you’ll be more equipped to think positively.

                                                                              Get plenty of rest and exercise and practice managing your stress well. Taking care of your physical and mental health will provide you with more energy to focus on positive thinking.

                                                                              Learn about these 30 Self-Care Habits for a Strong and Healthy Mind, Body and Spirit.

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