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Positive Quotes From Contest

Many of you might remember last month we ran a contest where people would submit positive quotes. There were a LOT of submissions and I have started to compile them into a list so we can all see them as many were very, very good and even made me feel happier after reading them! :-) I am not done with the full list since I have to open each submission and copy and paste it onto another page which as you can imagine takes some time, but this is where I am at so far. :-) So thank you for everyone who entered and submitted these and for those of you who've not seen your quote, it will be on the next blog. ;-)

This is my simple religion. There is no need for temples; no need for complicated philosophy. Our own brain, our own heart is our temple; the philosophy is kindness. By Dalai Lama

But I have found that in the simple act of living with hope, and in the daily effort to have a positive impact in the world, the days I do have are made all the more meaningful and precious. And for that I am grateful.

Change your thoughts and you change your world.  Norman Vincent Peale

Your imagination is your preview of life's coming attraction.

"Trust your own instinct. Your mistakes might as well be your own, instead of someone else's." ~ Billy Wilder

You create your own destiny the way you get there doesnt matter what matters is when you do get there you created your own journey

I am going to be grateful for whatever unfolds in whatever way!

If you want to succeed in the world must make your own opportunities as you go on. The man who waits for some seventh wave to toss him on dry land will find that the seventh wave is a long time a coming. You can commit no greater folly than to sit by the roadside until some one comes along and invites you to ride with him to wealth or influence.

Your chances of success in any undertaking can always be measured by your belief in yourself. Robert Collier

"When I started counting my blessings, my whole life turned around." Willie Nelson

Energy is essence of life. Every day you decide how you are going to use it by knowing what you want and what it takes to reach that goal, and by maintaning focus.

In between goals is a thing called life, that has to be lived and enjoyed - Sid Caesar

Whatever you’re feeling is what you’re vibrating and what you’re vibrating is what you’re attracting. Lynn Grabhorn

Your goal is a blue print and your mind and body are your tools. Create your  blue print by simply using your tools - Soni Phommachanh

"Anywhere is paradise; it's up to you."  ~Author Unknown

Don’t worry about how slowly you feel you’re heading to your dreams, or how many roadblocks you find, or detours you need to take, you’re still cruising far ahead of everyone who’s too afraid to even try.

Love is closer than you think!

You Can Never Fail If You Never Give Up!

Watch your thoughts; they become words. Watch your words; they become actions. Watch your actions; they become habits. Watch your habits; they become character. Watch your character; it becomes your destiny. —Lao-Tze

If the essence of my being has caused a smile to have appeared upon your face or a touch of joy wtihin your heart, then in living I have made my mark

Nurture your mind with great thoughts, for you will never go any higher than you think. Benjamin Disraeli

On Gratitude "Better to lose count while naming your blessings than to lose your blessings to counting your troubles" Maltbie D. Babcock 1858-1901

Its never to late to be what you've might have been- george Eliot

You have to believe in yourself. The ones who believe in themselves the most are the one who win. -Florence Griffith-Joyner 1988

Be strong when you are weak, brave when you are scared, and humble when you are victorious.

"Throw back the shoulders, let the heart sing, let the eyes flash, let the mind be lifted up, look upward and say to yourself... Nothing is impossible!" ~ Norman Vincent Peale

”When you come to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on.” - Franklin D. Roosevelt

If you touch one thing with deep awareness, you touch everything. --Thich Nhat Hanh--

When you have control over your thoughts, you have control over your life. Unknown.

Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in getting up every time we do. Confucius :)

Insecurity will have you trying to please everyone but yourself, while trying to convince yourself that you're pleased

"Learn to smile at every situation.  See it as an opportunity to prove your strength and ability."  ~Joe Brown

If nothing ever changed, there'd be no butterflies.

The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams. Eleanor Roosevelt

"What we are today comes from our thoughts of yesterday, and our present thoughts build our life of tomorrow: Our life is the creation of our mind." ~ Buddha

Our happiness depends on the habit of mind we cultivate. So practice happy thinking every day. Unknown

“Just don't give up trying to do what you really want to do. Where there's love and inspiration, I don't think you can go wrong"- Ella Jane Fitzgerald

"You must feel this love, like the unstoppable flood of the ocean. What you want will arrive as long as you are completely immersed in this flood. You'll know to breathe when your desires manifest, because your breath will leave you, only to remind you, who you really are; You are Divine!" Nash

Forget injuries, never forget kindnesses. Confucius :)

Men are not prisoners of fate, but only prisoners of their own minds. Franklin D. Roosevelt

A thankful person is thankful under all circumstances' - Baha'u'llah (1817-1892)

There is no way to happiness, happiness is the way. Buddha

How high I am, How much I see, How far I reach, depends on me.

”I haven’t failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.” - Thomas Edison

There is real MAGIC in enthusiasm. It SPELLS the difference between mediocrity and accomplishment.

Never give up. Trying to do what you really want to do. Where there is love and inspiration, you can never go wrong.

laugh as much as you breath,and love as long as you live

There is always hope when you are at your worst.

If you treat people right they will treat you right - ninety percent of the time. Franklin D. Roosevelt

Every thought we think, every feeling we have, every word we speak goes out into the atmosphere to either heal or harm. Let us be healers. Let us be harmless. Every thought we think, every feeling we have, every word we speak goes out into the atmosphere to either heal or harm. Let us be healers. Let us be harmless. ~Price, John R

“You've gotta dance like there's nobody watching, Love like you'll never be hurt, Sing like there's nobody listening, And live like it's heaven on earth.” ? William W. Purkey

”Logic will get you from A to B. Imagination will take you everywhere.” - Albert Einstein

When one door closes, another opens; but we often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door that we do not see the one which has opened for us Alexander Graham Bell.

what is fear if there is determination.

Never judge reality by your limited experiences

"Yesterday is gone. Tomorrow has not yet come. We have only today. Let us begin."- mother teresa

The only limit to our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts of today. Let us move forward with strong and active faith. Franklin D. Roosevelt

Sometimes you don’t realize your own strength until you come face to face with your greatest weakness.(:

"We are the music makers, we are the dreamer's of the dream. -Willy Wonka

Use your smile to change the world but don't let the world change your smile.

They can because they think they can. Virgil

No dream is given, that cannot be achieved.

Never design your character like a garden where anyone can walk.Design your character like the sky where everyone desire to reach

"We can do anything we want to do if we stick to it long enough." ~ Helen Keller

think of all the beauty still left around you, and be happy. ann frank

“The difference between what we do and what we are capable of doing would suffice to solve most of the world’s problem.” -Gandhi

Every day--nay, every moment-- you will have a chance to be Right or to be Love. Your choice will define who you are.

Just because fail you 100 times does not make you a failure. What makes you a failure is if you have completely quit. Don't quit. - soni

"No one can make you feel inferior without your consent." - Eleanor Roosevelt

“Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.” ? Mahatma Gandhi

Whatever you want in life, others are going to want it too. Believe in yourself enough to accept the idea that you have an equal right to it. -Diane Sawyer

All our dreams can come true – if we have the courage to pursue them.

"All you have to do is believe and everything else is taken care of. Open your awareness toward nature; she wants to know you, to know your needs, your wishes, your desires...just believe and it is so!" Nash N

"It is not what they take away from you that counts. It's what you do with what you have left." -Hubert Humphrey

We are still masters of our fate. We are still captains of our souls. Winston Churchill

when you are grateful, fear disappears and abundance appears. tony robbins

Tough times never last, but tough people do!

Do not be someone who is needy and insecure. Be someone who is powerful, complete and whole. That in itself is attractive.

"Every day may not be good, but there's something good in every day."  ~Author Unknown

“You make a living by what you earn; you make a life by what you give.” - Winston Churchill


The higher your energy level, the more efficient your body, the better you feel and the more you will use your talents to produce outstanding results.

NEVER say you have failed until you have reached your LAST attempt, and never say it's your last attempt until you have SUCCEEDED!

We can change our lives. We can do, have, and be exactly what we wish- Tony Robbins

"It doesn't matter how slowly you go, as long as you don't stop." Confucius :)

In the End, everything will be OK! If it is not OK, then it is not the End!

All major religious traditions carry basically the same message, that is love, compassion and forgiveness the important thing is they should be part of our daily lives. By Dalai Lama

Happiness is like a butterfly. The more you chase it, the more it eludes you. But if you turn your attention to other things, It comes and sits softly on your shoulder. - Henry David Thoreau

You can have anything you want if you will give up the belief that you can't have it.

Faith isn't believing without proof --- it's trusting without reservation.”     - William Sloane Coffin

Feeling is the secret by nevillegoddared

Unhappiness begins with the word should.

"It is never too late to be what you might have been.” - George Eliot

"Gratitude for the abundance you have received is the best insurance that the abundance will continue." Muhammad 570-632

Most people never run far enough on their first wind to find out they've got a second. Give your dreams all you've got and you'll be amazed at the energy that comes out of you. William James

You, yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection. Buddha

Affirm the positive, visualize the positive and expect the positive, and your life will change accordingly.

You've got to fake it until you make it.

"If you want to reach a state of bliss - make a decision to relinquish the need to control, the need to be approved, and the need to be judged." Deepak Chopra

I am grateful for all that I have!

In order to carry a positive action we must develop here a positive vision. Dalai Lama

Visualization, the ability to see mental images in your mind, is the primary tool for attracting success and prosperity.

Slow down. Calm down. Don't worry. Don't hurry. Trust the process.

Whenever you re open ur eyes in the morning you have to addmit that yes their is chance to live again and yes their is a way for happiness

"Faith goes up the stairs that love has built and looks out the window which hope has opened."  - Charles Spurgeon

"I am still determined to be cheerful and happy in whatever situation I may be; for I have also learned from experience that the greater part of our happiness or misery depends upon our dispositions, and not upon our circumstances" Martha Washington 1732-1802

If you accept the expectations of others, Especially negative ones, then you will never change the outcome.-micahel jordan

Be a WALKING Party ready to Celebrate at anytime or Any place; always be a WALKING Celebraton of "LOVE" & *LIFE*

"You can always change your life for the better. Even if you are stuck in a bad situation if you apply yourself you will get out of it."

We are shaped by our thoughts; we become what we think. When the mind is pure, joy follows like a shadow that never leaves. Buddha

I am moving forward with trust and love.

Remember that failure is not the opposite of success, it is a part of success!

Don't wait for your ship to come in, swim out to meet it.

"Stop recreating the past & start creating the future! There are better things in store than anything you've known before!”

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

"Hope is better than fear. Optimism is better than despair. So let us be loving, hopeful and optimistic. And we'll change the world." - Hon. Jack Layton

Every moment of your life is infinitely creative and the Universe is endlessly bountiful. Just put forth a clear enough request, and everything your heart desires must come to you. Shakti Gawain 1948

A man sees in the world what he carries in his heart.

Energy flows where attention goes.....micheal beckworth

Forget the past Live the present Think for the beautifull future

"I believe that everything happens for a reason. People change so that you can learn to let go, things go wrong so that you appreciate them when they're right, you believe lies so you eventually learn to trust no one but yourself, and sometimes good things fall apart so better things can fall together." Marilyn Monroe

My life is filled with great experiences.

If Opportunity doesn't knock, build a door...

You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself, any direction you choose. -Dr Seuss

"Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover." -- Mark Twain

The strong forgive, the weak remember

Forgive Quickly, Love Truly, Laugh Uncontrollably

For an extreme makeover, try a faith-lift. " - Church sign in Upstate New York

There is little difference in people, but that little difference makes a big difference. The little difference is attitude. The big difference is whether it is positive or negative.

There are two ways to live your life. One as if nothing is a miracle, the other as if everything is.

It all begins with a dream. A dream is then followed by action.  Action  will  turn into reality. Reality will then prove your point. -  soni

It will all come true.

The power of positive thinking is like a car with a powerful engine that can take you to summit of a mountain.

I am throwing worry to the wind!:)

If you change the way you look at things, the things you look at.....change.

“A man is but the product of his thoughts what he thinks, he becomes.” -Gandhi

There is a difference between interest and commitment. When you are interested in something, you do it only when it is convenient for you. When you are committed, you accept no excuses only results. ~ Ken Blanchard This has been my desktop wallpaper for years on my work laptop!

It is the power of thought that gives man power over nature.

”Failure is the condiment that gives success its flavor.” - Truman Capote

Success is not a destination It's a journey!


The tragedy of life doesn’t lie in not reaching your goal. The tragedy lies in having no goals to reach Submitted by Louise

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