"The greatest discovery of my generation is that human beings can alter their lives by altering their attitude of mind."
— William James
"The most positive men are the most innocent."
— Alexander Pope
"No one ever finds life worth living—he has to make it worth living."
"A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at him."
— David Brinkley
"You can not always control circumstances, but you can control your own thoughts."
— Charles Popplestown
"If we did all the things we were capable of doing, we would literally surprise ourselves."
— Thomas Edison
"Whatever is true, whatever is honorable, whatever is just, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is gracious ... think about these things."
"Cultivate optimism by committing yourself to a cause, a plan or a value system. You'll feel that you are growing in a meaningful direction which will help you rise above day-to-day setbacks."
— Dr. Robert Conroy
"The winner's edge is not in a gifted birth, a high IQ, or in talent. The winner's edge is all in the attitude, not aptitude. Attitude is the criterion for success."
— Dennis Waitley
"What you think means more than anything else in your life. More than what you earn, more than where you live, more than your social position, and more than what anyone else may think about you."
— George Matthew Adams
"Change your thoughts and you change the world."
— Norman Vincent Peale
"Up is never where you are now."
— Belasco & Stayer
"A positive attitude may not solve all your problems, but it will annoy enough people to make it worth the effort."
— Herm Albright