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Positive Quotes

It’s not always easy to be positive. Sometimes life throws you a curve ball and you need a little help keeping your spirits up. These positive quotes might be just what you need. If you find a positive quote here that hits home, write it down, post it on the fridge or bathroom mirror, keep it in your wallet for quick reference. You never know when a positive saying might come in handy. After all, a little positivity can go a long way.


 Earth laughs in flowers. 
- Ralph Waldo Emerson, poet and essayist
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 I don't have to be perfect. All I have to do is show up and enjoy the messy, imperfect and beautiful journey of my life. 
- Kerry Washington, Actress
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 God didn't make a mistake when He made you. You need to see yourself as God sees you. 
- Joel Osteen, Author and televangelist
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 Pressure can burst a pipe, or pressure can make a diamond. 
- Robert Horry, former NBA forward
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 When water is troubled, it stops reflecting and starts dancing. 
- John H. Thornberg
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 Expecting the best will go a long way to getting it. 
- submitted by Margaret Jo Culberson
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 If someone says: 'That's impossible,' you should understand it as: 'According to my very limited experience and narrow understanding of reality, that's very unlikely.' 
- Paul Buchheit, lead developer of Gmail
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 Learn how to enjoy where you are on the way to where you're going. 
- Joyce Meyer, Author and Teacher
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 Be someone who makes someone else look forward to tomorrow. 
- submitted by Tara Walbrecht, Richmond, Virginia
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 Perhaps suffering is the yeast God uses to make us rise as individuals. 
- submitted by David Anderson, of Durham, North Carolina
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 If you have zest and enthusiasm, you attract zest and enthusiasm. Life does give back in kind. 
- Norman Vincent Peale, pastor and author
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 A strong positive mental attitude will create more miracles than any wonder drug. 
- Patricia Neal, actress
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 Believe that life is worth living and your belief will help create the fact. 
- William James, philosopher and psychologist
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 When everything seems to be going against you, remember that the airplane takes off against the wind, not with it. 
- Henry Ford, founder of the Ford Motor Company
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