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“Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you'll land among the stars.”
Norman Vincent Peale
“The way to happiness: Keep your heart free from hate, your mind from worry. Live simply, expect little, give much. Scatter sunshine, forget self, think of others. Try this for a week and you will be surprised.”
Norman Vincent Peale, The Power of Positive Thinking
“Believe in yourself! Have faith in your abilities! Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy.”
Norman Vincent Peale
“Christmas waves a magic wand over this world, and behold, everything is softer and more beautiful. ”
Norman Vincent Peale
“Change your thoughts and you change your world.”
Norman Vincent Peale
“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. Look at the sunny side of everything. Think only the best, be as enthusiastic about the success of others as you are about your own.

Forget the mistakes of the past and press on to the greater achievements of the future. Give everyone a smile. Spend so much time improving yourself that you have no time left to criticize others. Be too big for worry and too noble for anger.”
Norman Vincent Peale
“What the mind can conceive and believe, and the heart desire, you can achieve.”
Norman Vincent Peale
“The trouble with most of us is that we'd rather be ruined by praise than saved by criticism.”
Norman Vincent Peale
“When you get up in the morning, you have two choices - either to be happy or to be unhappy. Just choose to be happy”
Norman Vincent Peale
“It's always to soon to quit!”
Norman Vincent Peale
“Empty pockets never held anyone back. Only empty heads and empty hearts can do that.”
Norman Vincent Peale
“Plant seeds of expectation in your mind; cultivate thoughts that anticipate achievement. Believe in yourself as being capable of overcoming all obstacles and weaknesses.”
Norman Vincent Peale
“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.”
Norman Vincent Peale
“Believe it is possible to solve your problem. Tremendous things happen to the believer. So believe the answer will come. It will.”
Norman Vincent Peale
“Stand up to your obstacles and do something about them. You'll find they haven't half the strength you think they have.”
Norman Vincent Peale
“I truly believe that if we keep telling the Christmas story, singing the Christmas songs, and living the Christmas spirit, we can bring joy and happiness and peace to this world.”
Norman Vincent Peale
“If you want things to be different, perhaps the answer is to become different yourself.”
Norman Vincent Peale
“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.”
Norman Vincent Peale
“Do not be awe struck by other people and try to copy them. Nobody can be you as efficiently as you can.”
Norman Vincent Peale
“Optimism, when applied to your life, develops strength and peace within you.”
Norman Vincent Peale
“The trouble with most of us is that we would rather be ruined by praise than saved by criticism”
Norman Vincent Peale, The Power of Positive Thinking
“Americans used to roar like lions for liberty; now we bleat like sheep for security.”
Norman Vincent Peale
“Formulate and stamp indelibly on your mind a mental picture of yourself as succeeding. Hold this picture tenaciously. Never permit it to fade. Your mind will seek to develop the picture... Do not build up obstacles in your imagination.”
Norman Vincent Peale, The Power of Positive Thinking
“I place this day, my life, my loved ones, my work in the Lord's hands. There is no harm in the Lord's hands, only good. Whatever happens, whatever results, if I am in the Lord's hands it is the Lord's will and it is good.”
Norman Vincent Peale, The Power of Positive Thinking
“When you wholeheartedly adopt a 'with all your heart' attitude and go all out with the positive principle,
you can do incredible things. ”
Norman Vincent Peale, My Favorite Quotations
“Enthusiasm spells the difference between mediocrity and accomplishment.”
Norman Vincent Peale
“Remember that "Help us grow this grass" is a far more effective sign than "Keep off the grass".”
Norman Vincent Peale
“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." ~”
Norman Vincent Peale
“A vital part of the happiness formula is self-discipline. Whoever conquers himself knows deep happiness that fills the heart with joy.”
Norman Vincent Peale
“Let nothing trouble you let nothing worry you everything passes away expect God God alone is sufficient”
Norman Vincent Peale, The Power of Positive Thinking

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