Most popular positive quotes
Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.
I believe more in the goodness of bad people than I do in the badness of good people.
That within the best of us, there is some evil, and within the worst of us, there is some good.
Discover the element of good in your enemy. And as you seek to hate him, find the center of goodness and place your attention there and you will take a new attitude.
Everything can be taken from a man but one thing: the last of the human freedoms—to choose one's attitude in any given set of circumstances, to choose one's own way.
Life can set us a lot of snares, a lot of bumps, we can fail a thousand times, in life, in love, in the social struggle, but if we search for it we'll have the strength to get up again and start over. The most beautiful thing about the day is that it dawns. There is always a dawn after the night has passed. Don't forget it, kids. The only losers are the ones who stop fighting.
Although the world is full of suffering, it is also full of the overcoming of it.
Some people are always grumbling that roses have thorns; I am thankful that thorns have roses.
You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.
Who will tell whether one happy moment of love or the joy of breathing or walking on a bright morning and smelling the fresh air, is not worth all the suffering and effort which life implies.
There are only two mantras, yum and yuck, mine is yum.
For all that has been — thanks. For all that will be — yes.
Evil is boring. Cynicism is pointless. Fear is a bad habit. Despair is lazy. Hopelessness is self-indulgent. On the other hand: Joy is fascinating. Love is an act of heroic genius. Pleasure is our birthright. Chronic ecstasy is a learnable skill.
What a wonderful life I've had! I only wish I'd realized it sooner.
A MAXIM FOR VIKINGS Here is a fact that should help you fight a bit longer: Things that don't actually kill you outright make you stronger.
Life makes senses and who could doubt it, if we have no doubt about it.
Stomach-ache can be a curse; heart-ache may be even worse; so thank Heaven on your knees if you've got but one of these.
If a nasty jagged stone gets into your shoe, thank the Lord it came alone -- what if it were two?
I always plucked a thistle and planted a flower where I thought a flower would grow.
I don't like that man. I must get to know him better.
Life is a shipwreck but we must not forget to sing in the lifeboats.
Loyal and efficient work in a great cause, even though it may not be immediately recognized, ultimately bears fruit.