Friday’s List To Live By #42

“You can’t be a Smart Cookie if You have a Crummy Attitude,” is a little paperback book by John Maxwell. It contains 153 pages of quotes from a variety of sources about the importance of a positive attitude in life.

I have chosen 21 of my favorite quotes to live by that will improve your attitude and thus improve your life.

21 Attitude Quotes To Live By

#1 “You’re only an attitude away from success.” –John Maxwell

#2 “What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.” –Emerson

#3 “We cannot direct the wind…but we can adjust the sails.” –anon

#4 “If things go wrong, don’t go with them.” –Roger Babson

#5 “Whether you think you can or think you can’t–you’re right.” –Henry Ford

#6 “Our attitude toward things is likely to be more important than the things themselves.” –A. W. Tozer

#7 “Chance favors the prepared mind.” –Louis Pasteur

#8 “It’s your attitude, not your aptitude that will determine your altitude.” –Unknown

#9 “Do not let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do.” –John Wooden

#10 “The greatest discovery of our generation is that human beings can alter their lives by altering their state of mind.” –Psychologist William James

#11 “You can get everything in life if you help enough other people get what they want.” –Zig Ziglar

#12 “Man must cease attributing his problems to his environment, and learn again to exercise his will.” –Albert Schweitzer

#13 “The last of human freedoms is to choose one’s attitude in any given set of circumstances.” –Victor Frankl

#14 “Life is like baseball; it’s 95% mental and the other half is physical.” –Yogi Berra

#15 “Afflictions color your life, but you choose the color.” –Unknown

#16 “The situation you live in doesn’t have to live in you.” –Roberta Flack

#17 “You’re more likely to act yourself into feeling than feel yourself into action.” –Psychologist Jerome Bruner

#18 “Events are less important than our response to them.” –John Hersey

#19 “Leadership has less to do with position than it does with disposition.” –Anon

#20 “Instead of giving people a piece of your mind, give them a piece of your positive attitude.” –Unknown

#21 “As he thinks in his heart, so is he.” –Solomon, Prov. 23:7

–Ken Weliever, The Preacherman



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3 responses to “Friday’s List To Live By #42

  1. Jim Walsh

    Thanks Ken. Appreciate your blog. Good stuff today. Our current culture needs to especially learn #12 and #16.


  2. Peggy Hobbs

    Ken, “Friday’s List To Live By” is so full of meaning. I am going to copy and keep this, may tape it to a mirror just as a gently reminder. Thanks.


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