32 Quotes about Attitude

If You Want to Change Your Life, Change Your Mind

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Smoking cessation is a challenge, especially early on, regardless of how good your attitude is. That said, the amount of discomfort your experience is largely dependent on your state of mind.  

Put your attention on building a positive, can-do mindset and it will reward you in more ways than you can imagine.

  • The greatest discovery of my generation is that man can alter his life simply by altering his attitude of mind.  ~William James~
  • Immense power is acquired by assuring yourself in your secret reveries that you were born to control affairs.   ~Andrew Carnegie~
  • Could we change our attitude, we should not only see life differently, but life itself would come to be different. Life would undergo a change of appearance because we ourselves had undergone a change in attitude.  ~Katherine Mansfield~
  • The words "I am..." are potent words; be careful what you hitch them to. The thing you're claiming has a way of reaching back and claiming you.  ~A.L. Kitselman~
  • Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal; nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude.  ~W.W. Ziege~
  • If you expect nothing, you're apt to be surprised. You'll get it.  ~Malcom Forbes~
  • Since the human body tends to move in the direction of its expectations - plus or minus - it is important to know that attitudes of confidence and determination are no less a part of the treatment program than medical science and technology. ~Norman Cousins~
  • They can because they think they can.  ~Virgil~
  • Life is like a mirror and will reflect back to the thinker what he thinks into it.  ~Ernest Holmes~
  • Our minds can shape the way a thing will be because we act according to our expectations.  ~Federico Fellini~
  • All that a man does outwardly is but the expression and completion of his inward thought. To work effectively, he must think clearly; to act nobly, he must think nobly.  ~William Ellery Channing~
  • The life each of us lives is the life within the limits of our own thinking. To have life more abundant, we must think in limitless terms of abundance.  ~Thomas Dreier~
  • All that we are is the result of what we have thought. The mind is everything. What we think, we become.  ​~Buddha~
  • I believe that if you think about disaster, you will get it. Brood about death and you hasten your demise. Think positively and masterfully with confidence and faith, and life becomes more secure, more fraught with action, richer in achievement and experience.  ~Eddie Rickenbacker~
  • As you think, you travel, and as you love, you attract. You are today where your thoughts have brought you; you will be tomorrow where your thoughts take you.  ~James Lane Allen~
  • The quality of our expectations determines the quality of our action.  ~Andre Godin~
  • If you want to change your life, change your mind.  ~Terry Martin~
  • The pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity; the optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.  ~L.P. Jacks~
  • Your imagination has much to do with your life...It is for you to decide how you want your imagination to serve you.  ~Philip Conley~
  • Great things are not accidental, but must certainly be willed.  ~Vincent van Gogh~
  • Optimism is essential to achievement and is also the foundation of courage and of true progress.  ~Nicholas Murray Butler~
  • The biggest quality in successful people, I think, is an impatience with negative thinking... my feeling was, even if it's as bad as I think it is, we make it work.  ~Edward McCabe~
  • Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence.  ~Helen Keller~
  • Optimism, unaccompanied by personal effort, is merely a state of mind and not fruitful.  ~Edward L. Curtis~
  • Don't cry because it happened; smile because it's over. ~M.~
  • Man does not simply exist, but always decides what his existence will be, what he will become in the next moment.  ~Viktor Frankel~
  • The principle of life is that life responds by corresponding; your life becomes the thing you have decided it shall be.  ~Raymond Charles Barker~
  • If one asks for success and prepares for failure, he will get the situation he has prepared for.  ~Florence Scovel Shinn~
  • The world has a way of giving what is demanded of it. If you are frightend and look for failure and poverty, you will get them, no matter how hard you may try to succeed. Lack of faith in yourself, in what life will do for you, cuts you off from the good things in the world. Expect victory and you make victory. Nowhere is this truer than in the business of life, where bravery and faith bring both material and spiritual rewards.  ~Preston Bradley~
  • The person who says it cannot be done should not interrupt the person doing it.  ~Chinese proverb~
  • The quality of our expectations determines the quality of our actions.  ~Andre Godin~
  • Dream lofty dreams, and as you dream, so shall you become. Your vision is the promise of what you shall at last unveil.  ~John Ruskin~

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