Be Happy Motivational Quotes



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“I no longer have space in my life for those who criticize, condemn, or complain. I choose instead to surround myself with people who inspire me to raise my own standards.”
– Graham R. White

“Excellence is never an accident. It is always the result of high intention, sincere effort, and intelligent execution; it represents the wise choice of many alternatives – choice, not chance, determines your destiny.”
– Aristotle

“Respect your efforts, respect yourself. Self-respect leads to self-discipline. When you have both firmly under your belt, that’s real power.”
– Clint Eastwood

“When you do what you fear most, then you can do anything.”
– Stephen Richards

“Growth means change and change involves risk, stepping from the known to the unknown.”
– George Shinn

“Your mental diet largely determines your character and your personality and almost everything that happens to you in life. When you feed your mind with positive affirmations, information, books, conversations, audio programs, and thoughts, you develop a more positive attitude and personality. You become more influential and persuasive. You enjoy greater confidence and self-esteem.”
– Brian Tracy

“Progress lies not in enhancing what is, but in advancing toward what will be.”
– Kahlil Gibran

“If our ruling mental state is upward bound – aspiring, harmonious, and positive, all our forces will be directed into constructive channels. But if our state of mind is downward in tendency – discordant and negative, then almost all our forces will be misdirected.”
– Raymond Holliwell

“My behavior is a product of my own conscious choices based on principles, rather than a product of my conditions, based on feelings.”
– Stephen R. Covey

“Don’t be pushed by your problems. Be led by your dreams.”
– Ralph Waldo Emerson

“An affirmation is a strong, positive statement that something is already so.”
– Shakti Gawain

“It’s not food if it arrived through the window of your car.”
– Michael Pollan

“When a thing is done, it’s done. Don’t look back. Look forward to your next objective.”
– George C. Marshall

“There is no end to the adventures that we can have if only we seek them with our eyes open.”
– Jawaharlal Nehru

“Not a shred of evidence exists in favor of the idea that life is serious.”
– Brendan Gill

“Each day comes bearing its own gifts. Untie the ribbons.”
– Ruth Ann Schabaker

“In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity.”
– Albert Einstein

“Somebody should tell us, right at the start of our lives, that we are dying. Then we might live life to the limit, every minute of every day. Do it! I say. Whatever you want to do, do it now! There are only so many tomorrows.”
– Michael Landon

“You must focus on an invisible path that only you can see and on which you allow yourself no excuses.”
– Sensei Utada

“If you go with the flow you’ll eventually end up over the waterfall.”
– Adam R. Gwizdala

“Be daring, be different, be impractical, be anything that will assert integrity of purpose and imaginative vision against the play-it-safers, the creatures of the commonplace, the slaves of the ordinary.”
– Cecil Beaton

“Do not lose hold of your dreams or aspirations. For if you do, you may still exist but you have ceased to live.”
– Henry David Thoreau

‎”The life you are leading is simply a reflection of your thinking.”
– Doug Firebaugh

“Perfection of character is this: to live each day as if it were your last, without frenzy, without apathy, without pretense.”
– Marcus Aurelius

“The value of an ambitious goal is not measured by what it will bring to you. The worth of a goal is measured by what it will make of you in the process of following and attaining it.”
– Ralph Marston

“Everybody has a responsibility for what they put out into the world. Rather than trying to figure out what other people should be doing, work on your own interactions in the world and whatever influence they have. All of it has an effect.”
– Adam Yauch

“Better to do something imperfectly than to do nothing flawlessly.”
– Dr. Robert Schuller

“Courage doesn’t always roar. Sometimes courage is the little voice at the end of the day that says I’ll try again tomorrow.”
– Mary Anne Radmacher

“Do not be afraid to give up the good to go for the great.”
– Kenny Rogers

“Disciplining yourself to do what you know is right and important, although difficult, is the high road to pride, self-esteem, and personal satisfaction.”
– Brian Tracy

“Every great dream begins with a dreamer. Always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach for the stars to change the world.”
– Harriet Tubmanh

“Good instincts usually tell you what to do long before your head has figured it out.”
– Michael Burke

“When you cease to make a contribution you begin to die.”
– Eleanor Roosevelt

“Education is the power to think clearly, the power to act well in the world’s work, and the power to appreciate life.”
– Brigham Young

“Be life long or short, its completeness depends on what it was lived for.”
– David Starr Jordan

“Self-disciplined begins with the mastery of your thoughts. If you don’t control what you think, you can’t control what you do. Simply, self-discipline enables you to think first and act afterward.”
– Napoleon Hill

“Stop thinking in terms of limitations and start thinking in terms of possibilities.”
– Terry Josephson

“When it is dark enough, you can see the stars.”
– Charles Austin Beard

“To save time is to lengthen life.”
– Author Unknown

“Actions have consequences…first rule of life. And the second rule is this – you are the only one responsible for your own actions.”
– Holly Lisle

“If you have no confidence in self you are twice defeated in the race of life. With confidence you have won even before you started.”
– Marcus Garvey

“You can take from every experience what it has to offer you. And you cannot be defeated if you just keep taking one breath followed by another.”
– Oprah Winfrey

“Creativity represents a miraculous coming together of the uninhibited energy of the child with its apparent opposite and enemy, the sense of order imposed on the disciplined adult intelligence.”
– Norman Podhoretz

“You can’t choose the ways in which you’ll be tested.”
– Robert J. Sawyer

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