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Norman Vincent Peale Quotes

(1898-1993), American Christian Reformed Pastor, Speaker, Author

Empty pockets never held anyone back. Only empty heads and empty hearts can do that.

Category: Achievement

Action is a great restorer and builder of confidence. Inaction is not only the result, but the cause, of fear. Perhaps the action you take will be successful; perhaps different action or adjustments will have to follow. But any action is better than no action at all.

Category: Action

Cushion the painful effects of hard blows by keeping the enthusiasm going strong, even if doing so requires struggle.

Category: Adversity

Part of the happiness of life consists not in fighting battles, but in avoiding them. A masterly retreat is in itself a victory.

Category: Adversity

Live your life and forget your age.

Category: Age And Aging

Getting people to like you is merely the other side of liking them.

Category: Approval

Any fact facing us is not as important as our attitude toward it, for that determines our success or failure. The way you think about a fact may defeat you before you ever do anything about it. You are overcome by the fact because you think you are.

Category: Attitude

Believe in yourself! Have faith in your abilities! Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy.

Category: Belief

First thing every morning before you arise say out loud, ''I believe,'' three times.

Category: Belief

The mind, ever the willing servant, will respond to boldness, for boldness, in effect, is a command to deliver mental resources.

Category: Boldness

Change your thoughts and you change your world.

Category: Change

Change yourself and your work will seem different.

Category: Change

Christmas waves a magic wand over this world, and behold, everything is softer and more beautiful.

Category: Christmas

It is a fact that you project what you are.

Category: Circumstance

When every physical and mental resources is focused, one's power to solve a problem multiplies tremendously.

Category: Concentration