Do not let your negative thoughts have power over you because those thoughts will end up controlling your life. No one can live a positive life with a negative mind.
A smart person knows how to talk. A wise person knows when to be silent.
Great leaders can see the greatness in others when they can’t see it themselves and lead them to their highest potential they don’t even know.
Our feelings are not there to be cast out or conquered. They’re there to be engaged and expressed with imagination and intelligence.
Be careful the stories you’re telling yourself about your current circumstances; a head full of negative thoughts has no space for positive ones.
I’d given him bits and pieces of my peculiar life, but colored softer and funnier than they had been. I’d painted my dad as Don Quixote in a semi, on a quest for philosophical truths and the best cup of coffee in the nation.
Changing your outside world cannot make you happy if you are an unhappy person. The real personal change can only happen from the inside out. If you firstly create the change within yourself, you can turn your life around.
Seeing the glass as half empty is more positive than seeing it as half full. Through such a lens the only choice is to pour more. That is righteous pessimism.
Optimism is life with sprinkles on top.
Those who win never give up.
Those who give up never win.