Famous Norman Vincent Peale Quotes

People become really quite remarkable when they start thinking that they can do things. When they believe in themselves they have the first secret of success.


It’s always too early to quit.


Watch your manner of speech if you wish to develop a peaceful state of mind. Start each day by affirming peaceful, contented and happy attitudes and your days will tend to be pleasant and successful.


When obstacles or difficulties arise, the positive thinker takes them as creative opportunities.


In every difficult situation is potential value. Believe this, then begin looking for it.


As long as enthusiasm holds out, so will new opportunities.


Yesterday ended last night. Every day is a new beginning. Learn the skill of forgetting. And move on.


Practice loving people. It is true that this requires effort and continued practice, for some are not very lovable, or so it seems – with emphasis on seems. Every person has lovable qualities when you really learn to know him.


Repetition of the same thought or physical action develops into a habit which, repeated frequently enough, becomes an automatic reflex.


Practice hope. As hopefulness becomes a habit, you can achieve a permanently happy spirit.


Worry is an unhealthy and destructive mental habit.


If you expect the best, you will be the best. Learn to use one of the most powerful laws in this world; change your mental habits to belief instead of disbelief. Learn to expect, not to doubt. In so doing, you bring everything into the realm of possibility.


A clean mind always delivers power.


Go forward confidently, energetically attacking problems, expecting favorable outcomes.


Become a possibilitarian. No matter how dark things seem to be or actually are, raise your sights and see possibilities — always see them, for they’re always there.


The person who sends out positive thoughts activates the world around him positively and draws back to himself positive results.


Empty pockets never held anyone back. Only empty heads and empty hearts can do that.


Our happiness depends on the habit of mind we cultivate. So practice happy thinking every day. Cultivate the merry heart, develop the happiness habit, and life will become a continual feast.


Live your life and forget your age.