"If only" is the excuse of the loser; "I can" is the affirmation of the winner.
Ward, William Arthur, Up Words. Fort Worth Star-Telegram, 1984.
Be a tough-minded optimist.
Peale, Norman Vincent, Have A Great Day. Ballantine Books, 1985, p. 86.
An inspirational saying can influence your mood for the day.
Yes we can.
It's hard to beat a person who never gives up.
In the book of life, the answers aren't in the back.
Failure is a detour, not a dead-end street.
Savor your passion, then share it.
Quinn, Greg Henry. 365 Meditations for Teachers. Scholastic Inc., 1995.
Create the kind of self you will be happy to live with all your life.
Peterson, Wilferd. The Art of Living. Simon and Schuster, 1961, p. 15.
Reflect before you act.
Mulan. Add a Little Magic. Disney Press, 1999.
What you perceive is up to you.
Bach, Richard, Messiah's Handbook. Hampton Roads Publishing Company, Inc., 2004.
If you have nothing positive to add, be silent. Say nothing.
Fillmore, Cathleen. Winter 2010. "Behind the Curtain." Motivated Magazine. p. 18.
Don't let weeds grow around your dreams.
Brown, H. Jackson. Life's Little Instruction Book, Volume II. Rutledge Hill Press, 1993.
There is no limit to what can be accomplished with Enthusiasm.
Cypert, Samuel. Believe and Achieve. Avon Books, 1991, pg. 93.
I'm not discouraged by a challenge; it actually fuels me.
Glavin, April. 2011. "Lean Green Dream." Progress. Vol. 18, No. 01, p. 13.
There is no better school than adversity.
Mandino, Og. The Greatest Salesman in the World Part II. Bantam Books, 1988, p. 111.
Goals let you design your future.
Pulsifer, Catherine. Wings for Goals. Anncath-Roby Books, 1998, p. 16.
The world is simply a reflection of your mind.
Fisher, Mark. The Millionaire's Secrets. Simon and Schuster, 1996, p. 79.
Believe you can accomplish anything you put your mind to.
Richards, Shadonna. A Gift of Hope. Infinity Publishing, 2008, p. 23.
Strive to be specific rather than vague, candid rather than guarded.
Pritchett, Price and Pound, Ron. Business as UnUsual. Pritchett, LP. 2009, p. 19.
Aging is not just decay, you know. It's growth.
Albom, Mitch. tuesdays with Morrie. Doubleday, 1997, p. 118.
This too shall pass. Good or bad, things always change. It's life way.
Blanton, Becky. 2010 Summer. "Hope Always Survives." Motivated Magazine. p. 22.
What we project, we get back.
Clark, Tony. thinkUcan. AuthorHouse UK Ltd, 2007, p. 51.
The gifts of things are never so precious as the gifts of thought.
Peterson, Wilferd. The Art of Living Treasure Chest. Simon and Schuster, 1977, p. 10.
We are creatures of habit. But any habit once learned can be changed.
Helmstetter, Shad. What To Say When You Talk To Your Self. Grindle Tress, 1986, p. 140.
I will persist until I succeed.
Mandino, Og. The Greatest Salesman in the World. Frederick Fell Publishers, Inc., 1968, p. 67.
Better a little caution than a great regret.
Clason, George. The Richest Man in Babylon. Signet, 1955, p. 85.
It is impossible to bring more into your life if you are feeling ungrateful about what you have.
Byrne, Rhonda. the Secret Atria Books, 2006, p. 77.
When you have a negative though say, "Cancel, cancel."
Moraja, Melissa Perry. Empower Your Soul. iUniverse, 2007, p. 88.
If you believe you can, you probably can. If you believe you won't, you most assuredly won't. Belief is the ignition switch that gets you off the launching pad.
The love we give away is the only love we keep.
I have believed the best of every man. And find that to believe is enough to make a bad man show him at his best, or even a good man swings his lantern higher.
William Butler Yeats