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Saturday, December 31, 2005

200 Best Attitude Boosters

Here are my favorties excerpts from "200 Best Attitude Boosters - Train Yourself to Think Positively", by Michael A. Mitchell.

If you want to grow a flower you water it, you don't criticize it.

Man does not live by bread alone. From time to time he needs buttering up. Pay someone a compliment today.

The reason a dog has so many friends is that he wags his tail instead of his tongue.

The greatest enemy of success is fear of failure. A positive attitude enables us to erase fears, forget past defeats, and move on to success.

The lowest ebb is the turn of the tide. - Bonnie Christlieb

Your brain is like a bank - you can't make a valuable withdrawal unless you first make a valuable deposit.

Even if you're on the right track you'll get run over if you just sit there. - Will Rogers

Problems are guidelines - not stop signs.

He who loses wealth loses much; he who loses friends loses more; but he who loses courage loses all.

Challenges make you discover things about yourself that you never knew existed. - Cicely Tyson

A diamond is a chunk of coal that made good under pressure.

Success is a ladder that cannot be climbed with your hands in your pockets.

TEAM: Together Everyone Achieves More

It is interesting that the word "listen" contains the same letters as the word "silent."

Act the way you'd like to be and soon you'll be the way you act!

An optimist is a person who takes cold water thrown on an idea, heats it with enthusiasm, makes steam, and pushes ahead!

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