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I believe the single most significant decision I can make on a day-to-day basis is my choice of attitude. It is more important than my past, my education, my bankroll, my successes or failures, fame or pain, what other people think of me or say about me, my circumstances, or my position. Attitude keeps me going or cripples my progress. It alone fuels my fire or assaults my hope. When my attitudes are right, there is no barrier too high, no valley too deep, no dream too extreme, no challenge too great for me.

There are only 3 colors, 10 digits, and 7 notes; its what we do with them that's important.
I've always believed that you can think positive just as well as you can think negative.
It's easy to let life deteriorate into making a living instead of making a life. It's not the hours you put in, but what you out into the hours that count. Learn to express rather than impress. Expressing evokes a me too attitude while impressing evokes a so what attitude.
If you will call your troubles experiences, and remember that every experience develops some latent force within you, you will grow vigorous and happy, however adverse your circumstances may seem to be.
My attitude is never to be satisfied, never enough, never.
It is not the position, but the disposition.
I don't wait for moods. You accomplish nothing if you do that. Your mind must know it has got to get down to earth.
Sometimes I'm so sweet even I can't stand it.
One ship drives east and other drives west by the same winds that blow. It's the set of the sails and not the gales that determines the way they go.
One man gets nothing but discord out of a piano; another gets harmony. No one claims the piano is at fault. Life is about the same. The discord is there, and the harmony is there. Study to play it correctly, and it will give forth the beauty; play it falsely, and it will give forth the ugliness. Life is not at fault.
The most vital thing in a man's life is his mental attitude.
Take everything easy and quit dreaming and brooding and you will be well guarded from a thousand evils.
An optimist may see a light where there is none, but why must the pessimist always run to blow it out?
There are times when you just get down, you feel like nobody likes you. We're in high school forever. It's just what we do with it.
Attitudes are more important than facts.
The Green Bay Packers never lost a football game. They just ran out of time.
Two men look out the same prison bars; one sees mud and the other stars.
Success or failure depends more upon attitude than upon capacity successful men act as though they have accomplished or are enjoying something. Soon it becomes a reality. Act, look, feel successful, conduct yourself accordingly, and you will be amazed at the positive results.
An optimist is a driver who thinks that empty space at the curb won't have a hydrant beside it.
You don't really have to be nice all the time, sometimes you have to give people your bad side, so that you can see who can accept you at your worst mood.
I've learned from experience that the greater part of our happiness or misery depends on our dispositions and not on our circumstances.
Life is the movie you see through your own eyes. It makes little difference what's happening out there. It's how you take it that counts.
Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference.
Nothing else is needed to make you depressed, than to fancy you are so.
Irritation in the heart of a believer is always an invitation to the devil to stand by.
Whether a glass is half full or half empty depends on the attitude of the person looking at it.
I've never run into a guy who could win at the top level in anything today and didn't have the right attitude, didn't give it everything he had, at least while he was doing it; wasn't prepared and didn't have the whole program worked out.
Whenever a fellow tells me he is bipartisan, I know he's going to vote against me.
He was always leaning forward, pushing something invisible ahead of him.
Attitude is more important than the past, than education, than money, than circumstances, than what people do or say. It is more important than appearance, giftedness, or skill.
They say you can't do it, but sometimes it doesn't always work.
Eagles come in all shapes and sizes, but you will recognize them chiefly by their attitudes.
An attitude to life which seeks fulfillment in the single-minded pursuit of wealth -- in short, materialism -- does not fit into this world, because it contains within itself no limiting principle, while the environment in which it is placed is strictly limited.
Don't be against things so much as for things.
Attitude is your acceptance of the natural laws, or your rejection of the natural laws.
We have unprecedented conditions to deal with and novel adjustments to make -- there can be no doubt of that. We also have a great stock of scientific knowledge unknown to our grandfathers with which to operate. So novel are the conditions, so copious the knowledge, that we must undertake the arduous task of reconsidering a great part of the opinions about man and his relations to his fellow men which have been handed down to us by previous generations who lived in far other conditions and possessed far less information about the world and themselves. We have, however, first to create an unprecedented attitude of mind to cope with unprecedented conditions, and to utilize unprecedented knowledge.
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. You are overcome by the fact because you think you are.
Your living is determined not so much by what life brings to you as by the attitude you bring to life; not so much by what happens to you as by the way your mind looks at what happens.
A pessimist and an optimist, so much the worse; so much the better.

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