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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.


 Every day of your life is an opportunity to be a blessing to someone. 
- Ethel Chadwick, radio host
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 Worry is pulling tomorrow’s clouds over today’s sunshine. 
- Shirley Wood, Guideposts reader, Roff, Oklahoma
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 I try to end each day saying, ‘I am glad I did,’ rather than, ‘I wish I had.’ 
- Barbara J. McMorrow, Guideposts reader, Freehold, New Jersey
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 At the height of laughter, the universe is flung into a kaleidoscope of new possibilities. 
- Jean Houston, author
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 Positive thinking is how you think about a problem. Enthusiasm is how you feel about a problem. The two together determine what you do about a problem. 
- Norman Vincent Peale, best-selling author and minister
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 The key word in community is ‘unity.' 
- Marcia Hooley, Guideposts reader, Cincinnati, Ohio
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 We falter and we fall, but we do not have to fail. We bounce back and resume our journey with renewed energy. That is the power of resilience. 
- Edward Grinnan, Author, The Promise of Hope
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 I may not have much, but I always have enough to share. 
- Anonymous
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 Limitations live only in our minds. But if we use our imaginations, our possibilities become limitless. 
- Jamie Paolinetti, former professional cyclist
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 Worry clutters up tomorrow's opportunities with yesterday's troubles. 
- submitted by Gene R. Jerabek, Kingham, Arizona
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 Begin now. We have only this moment, sparkling like a star in our hand and melting like a snowflake. 
- Paula Best, Mixed-media artist
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 Kind words make good echoes. 
- Seen on a bumper sticker by Guideposts reader Buz Moxon, Bella Vista, Arkansas
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 I might as well be myself.  Everyone else is taken. 
- Oliver Stone, Filmmaker
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 It’s easy to have a great attitude when things are going our way…It’s when difficult challenges rise before us…that attitude becomes the difference maker. 
- John C. Maxwell, Motivational speaker and author
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