Positive Quotes

One must be a wise reader to quote wisely and well.- Amos Bronson Alcott

A quotation in a speech, article or book is like a rifle in the hands of an infantryman. It speaks with authority.- Brendan Francis

Every quotation contributes something to the stability or enlargement of the language.- Samuel Johnson

Write a wise saying and your name will live forever.- Author Unknown

I love quotations because it is a joy to find thoughts one might have, beautifully expressed with much authority by someone recognized wiser than oneself. - Marlene Dietrich

People will accept your ideas much more readily if you tell them Benjamin Franklin said it first.- David H. Comins

Life itself is a quotation. - Jorge Luis Borges

Next to the originator of a good sentence is the first quoter of it.- Ralph Waldo Emerson

A fine quotation is a diamond on the finger of a man of wit, and a pebble in the hand of a fool.- Joseph Roux

The wisdom of the wise, and the experience of ages, may be preserved by quotation. - Benjamin Disraeli

A book of quotations - can never be complete.- Robert M. Hamilton

I have a simple philosophy: Fill what's empty. Empty what's full. Scratch where it itches.- Alice Roosevelt Longworth

He who has a why to live can bear almost any how. - Friedrich Nietzsche

Life is what we make it, always has been, always will be. - Grandma Moses

Who will tell whether one happy moment of love or the joy of breathing or walking on a bright morning and smelling the fresh air, is not worth all the suffering and effort which life implies. - Erich Fromm

Thoughts are the shadows of our feelings - always darker, emptier and simpler. - Friedrich Nietzsche

We are what we think. All that we are arises with our thoughts. With our thoughts, we make the world. - Gautama Siddharta

The ancestor of every action is a thought. - Ralph Waldo Emerson

When you wholeheartedly adopt a "with all your heart" attitude and go out with the positive principle, you can do incredible things. - Norman Vincent Peale

Once you replace negative thoughts with positive ones, you'll start having positive results. - Willie Nelson

It took me a long time not to judge myself through someone else's eyes. - Sally Field

It's not who you are that holds you back,it's who you think you're not. -Author Unknown

I quit being afraid when my first venture failed and the sky didn't fall down. -Allen H. Neuharth

Make the most of yourself, for that is all there is of you. -Ralph Waldo Emerson
If you hear a voice within you saying,'You are not a painter,' then by all means paint and that voice will be silenced.- Vincent Van Gogh

He who would be useful, strong, and happy must cease to be a passive receptacle for the negative, beggarly, and impure streams of thought;and as a wise householder commands his servants and invites his guests, so must he learn to command his desires and to say, with authority, what thoughts he shall admit into the mansion of his soul. - James Allen

We all have voices in our heads which talks to us on an almost constant basis. Our voices give us messages continually,and what they say to us affects us. -Juliene Berk

Self-suggestion makes you master of yourself. - W. Clement Ston