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12 Positive Thinking Quotes to Quash the Negative in You

Sometimes in our lives something happens that sets us back. It could be the loss of someone we loved, desertion or betrayal by a trusted one, or simply failure in something we had immersed ourselves wholly into. Well, such is life.

What sets a strong person aside from a weak one is the ability to bounce back, to fight whatever it is that happened in the past and use that as a spring for their next stage. Constructive criticism, take it like a pro! That person that tells you what you’d rather not hear is a keeper.

1) “Yesterday is not ours to recover, but tomorrow is ours to win or lose.” – Lyndon B. Johnson

2) “We can complain because rose bushes have thorns, or rejoice because thorn bushes have roses.” – Abraham Lincoln

3) “Hope for love, pray for love, wish for love, dream for love…but don’t put your life on hold waiting for love.” – Mandy Hale

4) “Believe that life is worth living and your belief will help create the fact.” – William James

5)  “Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see a shadow.” – Helen Keller

6)  “The discontent and frustration that you feel is entirely your own creation.” – Stephen Richards

7) “To succeed, you need to find something to hold on to, something to motivate you, something to inspire you.” – Tony Dorsett

8) Correction does much, but encouragement does more. – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

9) In order to carry a positive action we must develop here a positive vision.” – Dalai Lama

10) “Find a place inside where there’s joy, and the joy will burn out the pain.” – Joseph Campbell

11) “With everything that has happened to you, you can either feel sorry for yourself or treat what has happened as a gift. Everything is either an opportunity to grow or an obstacle to keep you from growing. You get to choose.” – Dr. Wayne W Dyer

12) “Be soft. Do not let the world make you hard. Do not let pain make you hate. Do not let the bitterness steal your sweetness. Take pride that even though the rest of the world may disagree, you still believe it to be a beautiful place.” – Kurt Vonnegut

This article was originally published on hackspirit.org

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