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44 Fabulous Norman Vincent Peale Quotes

Norman Vincent Peale is an American minister and author of positive thinking. During his time, Peale’s ideals on the power of positive thinking were rejected by mental health experts. However, much praise was given to him for his work during his time. As the author of his most notable book, ‘The Power of Positive Thinking’ here is a look at some of the best Norman Vincent Peale quotes to know.

“A vital part of the happiness formula is self-discipline. Whoever conquers himself knows deep happiness that fills the heart with joy.”

“Action is a great restorer and builder of confidence. Inaction is not only the result, but the cause, of fear.”

“Americans used to roar like lions for liberty; now we bleat like sheep for security.”

“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.”

“Be so strong that nothing can disturb your peace of mind. Talk health, happiness, and prosperity to every person you meet. Make all your friends feel there is something special in them.”

“Be too big for worry and too noble for anger.”

“Become a possibilitarian. No matter how dark things seem to be or actually are, raise your sights and see possibilities — always see them, for they’re always there.”

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

“Believe it is possible to solve your problem. Tremendous things happen to the believer. So believe the answer will come. It will.”

“Change your thoughts and you change your world.”

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

“Do not be awe struck by other people and try to copy them. Nobody can be you as efficiently as you can.”

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

“Enthusiasm releases the drive to carry you over obstacles and adds significance to all you do.”

“Enthusiasm spells the difference between mediocrity and accomplishment.”

“Forget the mistakes of the past and press on to the greater achievements of the future.”

“If you want a quality, act as if you already have it. If you want to be courageous, act as if you were – and as you act and persevere in acting, so you tend to become.”

“If you want things to be different, perhaps the answer is to become different yourself.”

“Imagination is the true magic carpet.”

“It’s always to soon to quit!”

“Let nothing trouble you let nothing worry you everything passes away expect God God alone is sufficient.”

“Live your life and forget your age.”

“Optimism, when applied to your life, develops strength and peace within you.”

“Our happiness depends on the habit of mind we cultivate. So practice happy thinking every day. Cultivate the merry heart, develop the happiness habit, and life will become a continual feast.”

“People become really quite remarkable when they start thinking that they can do things. When they believe in themselves they have the first secret of success.”

“People who make no mistakes lack boldness and the spirit of adventure. They are the brakes on the wheels of progress.”

“Plant seeds of expectation in your mind; cultivate thoughts that anticipate achievement. Believe in yourself as being capable of overcoming all obstacles and weaknesses.”

“Resentment or grudges do no harm to the person against whom you hold these feelings but every day and every night of your life, they are eating at you.”

“Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you’ll land among the stars.”

“Stand up to an obstacle. Just stand up to it, that’s all, and don’t give way under it, and it will finally break. You will break it.
Something has to break, and it won’t be you, it will be the obstacle.”

“Stand up to your obstacles and do something about them. You’ll find they haven’t half the strength you think they have.”

“The controlled person is a powerful person. He who always keeps his head will get ahead.”

“The purpose of writing inspirational notes is simply to build others up because there are too many people in the demolition business.”

“The trouble with most of us is that we would rather be ruined by praise than saved by criticism.”

“The way to happiness: keep your heart free from hate, your mind from worry. Live simply, expect little, give much. Fill your life with love. Scatter sunshine.”

“Those who are fired with an enthusiastic idea and who allow it to take hold and dominate their thoughts find that new worlds open for them. As long as enthusiasm holds out, so will new opportunities.”

“Throw your heart over the fence and the rest will follow”

“To become a happy person have a clean soul, eyes that see romance in the commonplace, a child’s heart, and spiritual simplicity.”

“What the mind can conceive and believe, and the heart desire, you can achieve.”

“When you expect the best, you release a magnetic force in your mind which by a law of attraction tends to bring the best to you.”

“When you get up in the morning, you have two choices – either to be happy or to be unhappy. Just choose to be happy.”

“When you pray for anyone you tend to modify your personal attitude toward him.”

“You are overcome by the fact because you think you are.”

“You must conceive it in your heart and mind before you can receive it. If you believe then all things are possible.”

Norman Vincent Peale speaks at the Crystal Cathedral on the wonders of positive thinking. This inspirational segment will surely get you motivated and empowered.

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