Daily Inspiring Quotes

Peace, Love, Compassion, Tolerance

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The person who sends out positive thoughts activates the world around him positively and draws back to himself positive results.
(Norman Vincent Peale, American pastor and author, 1898-1993)
If the only prayer you ever say in your life is 'thank you', it will be enough.
(Meister Eckhart, German theologian and mystic, 1260-1328)
The last of the human freedoms is to choose one's attitude.
(Victor Frankl, Austrian psychiatrist, 1905-1997)
What we really are matters more than what others think of us.
(Jawaharlal Nehru, Indian statesman, 1889-1964)
Content makes poor man rich; discontent makes rich men poor.
(Benjamin Franklin, American author, philosopher and scientist, 1706-1790)
There is nothing either good or bad, but thinking makes it so.
(William Shakespeare, English poet and playwright, 1564-1616)
How a person masters his fate is more important than what his fate is.
(Friedrich Alexander von Humboldt, Prussian philosopher, 1769-1859)
Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see the shadows.
(Helen Keller, deaf/blind American author and educator, 1880-1968)
Let the world know you as you are, not as you think you should be,
because sooner or later, if you are posing, you will forget the pose, and then where are you ?
(Fanny Brice, American actress and singer, 1891-1951)
A happy person is not a person in a certain set of circumstances, but rather a person with a certain set of attitudes.
(Hugh Downs, American TV host, born 1921)
It is our attitude at the beginning of a difficult task which, more than anything else, will affect its successful outcome.
(William James, American psychologist and author, 1842-1910)
It is a man's own mind, not his enemy or foe, that lures him to evil ways.
A mind at peace, a mind centered and not focused on harming others,
is stronger than any physical force in the universe.
(Wayne Dyer, American spiritual writer)
It is the heart that makes a man rich.  He is rich according to what he is,
not according to what he has.
(Henry Ward Beecher, American anti slavery activist, 1813-1887)
To think what you want to think is to think regardless of appearances.
(Wallace D. Wattles, American inspirational writer, 1860-1911)
No pessimist ever discovered the secret of the stars or opened a new doorway for the human spirit.
(Helen Keller, deaf/blind American author and educator, 1880-1968)
Every tomorrow has two handles.
We can take hold of it with the handle of anxiety or the handle of faith.
(Henry Ward Beecher, American anti slavery activist, 1813-1887)
Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment.
The bamboo which bends is stronger than the oak which resists.
(Japanese proverb)
Things turn out best for the people who make the best of the way things turn out.
(Art Linkletter, American actor and producer, born 1912)
A man's manners are a mirror in which he shows his portrait.
(Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, German poet and playwright, 1749-1832)
There is a great man who makes every man feel small.
But the real great man is the man who makes every man feel great.
(Gilbert Keith Chesterton, English writer, 1874-1936)
The most significant change in a person's life is a change of attitude.  Right attitudes produce right actions.
(William Johnson, superintendant of Indian Affaires, 1715-1774)
If you're not giving the world the best you have, what world are you saving it for ?
(Kent Keith, American author, born 1949)
Believing in your self, is an endless destination.  Believing you have failed, is the end of your journey.
(Sarah Meredith, American mezzo-soprano)
If a problem can be solved, there is no need to worry about it;  
if a problem can't be solved, there is no use to worry about it.
(Shantideva, Buddhist philosopher)
To dream of the person you would like to be is to waste the person you are.
(Sholem Asch, Jewish novelist and playwright, 1880-1957)
He who is not contented with what he has, would not be contented with what he would like to have.
(Socrates, Greek philosopher, 469-399 B.C.)
Be nice to people on your way up because you'll meet them on your way down.
(Wilson Mizner, American playwright, 1876-1933)
How many cares one loses when one decides not to be something but to be someone.
(Coco Chanel, French fashion designer, 1883-1971)
When something happens to you, you either let it defeat you, or you defeat it.
(Rosalind Russell, American actress, 1907-1976)
Pain is inevitable.  Suffering is optional.
(HH. the 14th Dalai Lama, political and spiritual leader of a free Tibet)
Since all men are equal, everybody is of opinion that he has no social superiors;
but he does not admit that he has no social inferiors.
(Bertrand Russell, British philosopher, 1872-1970)