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If you can't change your fate, change your attitude.

We don't see things as they are, we see things as we are.
It's not what happens to you, but how you react to it that matters.
Ability is what you're capable of doing. Motivation determines what you do. Attitude determines how well you do it.
The greatest discovery of my generation is that human beings can alter their lives by altering their attitudes of mind.
It's how you deal with failure that determines how you achieve success.
Life is 10 percent what you make it and 90 percent how you take it.
If you wish to travel far and fast, travel light. Take off all your envies, jealousies, unforgiveness, selfishness and fears.
Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see the shadow.
Our attitude toward life determines life's attitude towards us.
Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal; nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude.
Things turn out best for the people who make the best of the way things turn out.
It's not the load that breaks you down, it's the way you carry it.
It's not the situation. It's your reaction to the situation.
You got to sing like you don't need the money; Love like you'll never get hurt; You got to dance like nobody's watchin'; It's gotta come from the heart if you want it to work.
Life at any time can become difficult: life at any time can become easy. It all depends upon how one adjusts oneself to life.
There are no menial jobs, only menial attitudes.
To different minds, the same world is a hell, and a heaven.
Nothing will work unless you do.
Don't spend time beating on a wall, hoping to transform it into a door.
Great effort springs naturally from a great attitude.
Take the attitude of a student, Never be to big to ask questions, Never know to much to learn something new.
Win as if you were used to it, lose as if you enjoyed it for a change.
You are more likely to act yourself into feelings, than feel yourself into action.
Our attitudes control our lives. Attitudes are a secret power working twenty-four hours a day, for good or bad. It is of paramount importance that we know how to harness and control this great force.
Positive thinking will let you do everything better than negative thinking will.
Adopting the right attitude can convert a negative stress into a positive one.
Life is ten percent what happens to you and ninety percent how you respond to it.
I got a simple rule about everybody. If you don't treat me right -- shame on you!
You cannot climb the ladder of success dressed in the costume of failure.
We cannot change our past. We can not change the fact that people act in a certain way. We can not change the inevitable. The only thing we can do is play on the one string we have, and that is our attitude.
One's destination is never a place, but rather a new way of looking at things.
It is our attitude at the beginning of a difficult task which, more than anything else, will affect its successful outcome.
Whenever you're in conflict with someone, there is one factor that can make the difference between damaging your relationship and deepening it. That factor is attitude.
We are injured and hurt emotionally, Not so much by other people or what they say and don't say, But by our own attitude and our own response.
We would accomplish many more things if we did not think of them as impossible.
Events will take their course, it is no good of being angry at them; he is happiest who wisely turns them to the best account.
I never expect to lose. Even when I'm the underdog, I still prepare a victory speech.
Between the optimist and the pessimist, the difference is droll. The optimist sees the doughnut; the pessimist the hole!
Seriousness is the only refuge of the shallow.
A great attitude does much more than turn on the lights in our worlds; it seems to magically connect us to all sorts of serendipitous opportunities that were somehow absent before the change.
A positive attitude can really make dreams come true -- it did for me.
Some men have thousands of reasons why they cannot do what they want to, when all they need is one reason why they can.
A healthy attitude is contagious but don't wait to catch it from others. Be a carrier.
If you have a positive attitude and constantly strive to give your best effort, eventually you will overcome your immediate problems and find you are ready for greater challenges.
What happens to a man is less significant than what happens within him.
Keep your heart right, even when it is sorely wounded.
Certain thoughts are prayers. There are moments when, whatever be the attitude of the body, the soul is on its knees.
Each experience through which we pass operates ultimately for our good. This is a correct attitude to adopt and we must be able to see it in that light.
The world is a looking glass and gives back to every man the reflection of his own face.
The longer I live, the more I realize the impact of attitude on life. Attitude, to me, is more important than facts. It is more important than the past, the education, the money, than circumstances, than failure, than successes, than what other people think or say or do. It is more important than appearance, giftedness or skill. It will make or break a company... a church... a home. The remarkable thing is we have a choice everyday regarding the attitude we will embrace for that day. We cannot change our past... we cannot change the fact that people will act in a certain way. We cannot change the inevitable. The only thing we can do is play on the one string we have, and that is our attitude. I am convinced that life is 10% what happens to me and 90% of how I react to it. And so it is with you... we are in charge of our Attitudes.
There is little difference in people, but that little difference makes a big difference. That little difference is attitude. The big difference is whether it is positive or negative.
Never elated when someone's oppressed, never dejected when another one's blessed.
Morale is a state of mind. It is steadfastness and courage and hope.
Nothing in life is so hard that you can't make it easier by the way you take it.
There are two big forces at work, external and internal. We have very little control over external forces such as tornadoes, earthquakes, floods, disasters, illness and pain. What really matters is the internal force. How do I respond to those disasters? Over that I have complete control.
It is better to know nothing than to know what ain't so.
Good nature is more agreeable in conversation than wit and gives a certain air to the countenance which is more amiable than beauty.
You cannot tailor make your situation in life, but you can tailor make your attitudes to fit those situations.
Your attitude determines your altitude.
Two-minute attitude drill: To everyone: You can trust me. I'm committed to excellence. I care about you as a person. EVERY DAY: Do good. Do your best. Treat others as you would be treated. FOR TODAY: Nothing negative will escape my lips.
We lost because we told ourselves we lost.
The remarkable thing is, we have a choice everyday regarding the attitude we will embrace for that day.
This is the precept by which I have lived: Prepare for the worst; expect the best; and take what comes.
You play the hand you're dealt. I think the game's worthwhile.
Always keep that happy attitude. Pretend that you are holding a beautiful fragrant bouquet.
Don't introduce me to that man! I want to go on hating him, and I can't hate a man whom I know.
We awaken in others the same attitude of mind we hold toward them.
What happens is not as important as how you react to what happens.
In War: Resolution. In Defeat: Defiance. In Victory: Magnanimity. In Peace: Goodwill.
I would rather be first in a little Iberian village than second in Rome.
Attitudes are the forerunners of conditions.
Life would be a perpetual flea hunt if a man were obliged to run down all the innuendoes, inveracities, and insinuations and misrepresentations which are uttered against him.
The basis of optimism is sheer terror.
There are things I can't force. I must adjust. There are times when the greatest change needed is a change of my viewpoint.
Growl all day and you'll feel dog tired all night.
If you look for the positive things in life; you will find them.
Optimism is the cheerful frame of mind that enables a teakettle to sing, though in hot water up to its nose.
Develop an attitude of gratitude, and give thanks for everything that happens to you, knowing that every step forward is a step toward achieving something bigger and better than your current situation.
Words can never adequately convey the incredible impact of our attitudes toward life. The longer I live the more convinced I become that life is 10 percent what happens to us and 90 percent how we respond to it.
I believe the single most significant decision I can make on a day-to-day basis is my choice of attitude. It is more important than my past, my education, my bankroll, my successes or failures, fame or pain, what other people think of me or say about me, my circumstances, or my position. Attitude keeps me going or cripples my progress. It alone fuels my fire or assaults my hope. When my attitudes are right, there is no barrier too high, no valley too deep, no dream too extreme, no challenge too great for me.
There are only 3 colors, 10 digits, and 7 notes; its what we do with them that's important.
I've always believed that you can think positive just as well as you can think negative.
It's easy to let life deteriorate into making a living instead of making a life. It's not the hours you put in, but what you out into the hours that count. Learn to express rather than impress. Expressing evokes a me too attitude while impressing evokes a so what attitude.
If you will call your troubles experiences, and remember that every experience develops some latent force within you, you will grow vigorous and happy, however adverse your circumstances may seem to be.
My attitude is never to be satisfied, never enough, never.
It is not the position, but the disposition.
I don't wait for moods. You accomplish nothing if you do that. Your mind must know it has got to get down to earth.
Sometimes I'm so sweet even I can't stand it.
One ship drives east and other drives west by the same winds that blow. It's the set of the sails and not the gales that determines the way they go.
One man gets nothing but discord out of a piano; another gets harmony. No one claims the piano is at fault. Life is about the same. The discord is there, and the harmony is there. Study to play it correctly, and it will give forth the beauty; play it falsely, and it will give forth the ugliness. Life is not at fault.
The most vital thing in a man's life is his mental attitude.
Take everything easy and quit dreaming and brooding and you will be well guarded from a thousand evils.
An optimist may see a light where there is none, but why must the pessimist always run to blow it out?
There are times when you just get down, you feel like nobody likes you. We're in high school forever. It's just what we do with it.
Attitudes are more important than facts.
The Green Bay Packers never lost a football game. They just ran out of time.
Two men look out the same prison bars; one sees mud and the other stars.
Success or failure depends more upon attitude than upon capacity successful men act as though they have accomplished or are enjoying something. Soon it becomes a reality. Act, look, feel successful, conduct yourself accordingly, and you will be amazed at the positive results.
An optimist is a driver who thinks that empty space at the curb won't have a hydrant beside it.
You don't really have to be nice all the time, sometimes you have to give people your bad side, so that you can see who can accept you at your worst mood.
I've learned from experience that the greater part of our happiness or misery depends on our dispositions and not on our circumstances.
Life is the movie you see through your own eyes. It makes little difference what's happening out there. It's how you take it that counts.
Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference.
Nothing else is needed to make you depressed, than to fancy you are so.
Irritation in the heart of a believer is always an invitation to the devil to stand by.
Whether a glass is half full or half empty depends on the attitude of the person looking at it.
I've never run into a guy who could win at the top level in anything today and didn't have the right attitude, didn't give it everything he had, at least while he was doing it; wasn't prepared and didn't have the whole program worked out.
Whenever a fellow tells me he is bipartisan, I know he's going to vote against me.
He was always leaning forward, pushing something invisible ahead of him.
Attitude is more important than the past, than education, than money, than circumstances, than what people do or say. It is more important than appearance, giftedness, or skill.
They say you can't do it, but sometimes it doesn't always work.
Eagles come in all shapes and sizes, but you will recognize them chiefly by their attitudes.
An attitude to life which seeks fulfillment in the single-minded pursuit of wealth -- in short, materialism -- does not fit into this world, because it contains within itself no limiting principle, while the environment in which it is placed is strictly limited.
Don't be against things so much as for things.
Attitude is your acceptance of the natural laws, or your rejection of the natural laws.
We have unprecedented conditions to deal with and novel adjustments to make -- there can be no doubt of that. We also have a great stock of scientific knowledge unknown to our grandfathers with which to operate. So novel are the conditions, so copious the knowledge, that we must undertake the arduous task of reconsidering a great part of the opinions about man and his relations to his fellow men which have been handed down to us by previous generations who lived in far other conditions and possessed far less information about the world and themselves. We have, however, first to create an unprecedented attitude of mind to cope with unprecedented conditions, and to utilize unprecedented knowledge.
Any fact facing us is not as important as our attitude toward it, for that determines our success or failure. The way you think about a fact may defeat you before you ever do anything about it. You are overcome by the fact because you think you are.
Your living is determined not so much by what life brings to you as by the attitude you bring to life; not so much by what happens to you as by the way your mind looks at what happens.
A pessimist and an optimist, so much the worse; so much the better.
People Some people are like wheelbarrows; useful only when pushed, and very easily upset. The time to stop talking is when the other person nods his head affirmatively but says nothing.
Let's not be narrow, nasty, and negative.
If you can react the same way to winning and losing, that's a big accomplishment. That quality is important because it stays with you the rest of your life, and there's going to be a life after tennis that's a lot longer than your tennis life.
A man can believe a considerable deal of rubbish, and yet go about his daily work in a rational and cheerful manner.
Why look at the underbelly of wonderful?
You are the best, I accept, now leave attitude.
Attitude is the last obstacle to hurdle in the human race.
Attitude is the last obstacle in the human race.