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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.


 I will not let anyone walk through my mind with their dirty feet. 
- Mahatma Gandhi, Indian political leader
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 The greatest mistake is in believing that we are 'only human'... We are human in expression but divine in creation and limitless in potentiality. 
- Eric Butterworth, minister and author
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 Summertime is always the best of what might be. 
- Charles Bowden, author
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 You have to believe in yourself when no one else does. 
- Serena Williams, tennis champion
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 You never know when the best day of your life is going to be. 
- Lesley Stahl, 60 Minutes correspondent
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 Sometimes when things are falling apart, they may actually be falling into place. 
- submitted by Donna Chnupa, Dublin, California
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 There are mornings when everything brims with promise, even my empty cup. 
- Ted Kooser, poet
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 It has nothing to do with clothing or makeup. Just put your shoulders back and chin up, and face the world with pride. 
- Helen Mirren, 68-year-old Oscar-winning actress on the best way to feel beautiful
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 When life takes away, something of greater value is always given in return. 
- Michael J. Fox, actor
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 Your day will go the way the corners of your mouth turn. 
- submitted by reader Kelly Maiellano, Forked River, New Jersey
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 Opportunities present themselves and you have to enjoy the ride. All of us get so worried about the next step that we don't enjoy the moment we're in right now. 
- Giada De Laurentiis, chef and author
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 I remember something my mom said after my father died: ‘You have a choice. You can have sad sorrow or happy sorrow.’ I’m going to follow her advice and choose the latter. 
- Robin Roberts, Good Morning America anchor, who lost her mom in August 2012
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 Most of us lead far more meaningful lives than we know. Often finding meaning is not about doing things differently; it is about seeing familiar things in new ways. 
- Rachel Naomi Remen, clinical professor of family and community medicine at UCSF School of Medicine
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 Remember how far you’ve come, not just how far you have to go. You are not where you want to be, but neither are you where you used to be. 
- Rick Warren, pastor and author
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