Good Vibes

So as you know, I’m all about having a positive attitude about life and spreading positive vibes to everyone I come across. I’ve been sprinkling some quotes and sayings in my posts that have resonated with me in one way or another, a couple of which I’ve even come up with on my own. But then I began to ask myself, “Why not put all of these powerful thoughts in one place? Sometimes, people would just like some quick inspiration and don’t really want to go through a whole post for a nugget of wisdom…”

So that’s what this page is all about! It’s a growing accumulation of motivational quotes and sayings that I’ve put in previous posts, all in one place! I hope something in here helps spark your mind!


  • Make stepping out of your comfort zone a habit and get comfortable being uncomfortable!
  • You are what you think; your thoughts are your energy, whether they be positive or negative. Your thoughts determine your attitudes, which in turn catalyze your actions.
  • With confidence, you’ve won before you’ve even started and without it, you’ve already lost before beginning.
  • The greatest mistake in life is being too afraid to make one.
  • Fear is a mind-killer.
  • Walk with a smile and do to others what you would want done to you!
  • Stay happy and true to yourself!
  • Failures are stepping stones to success.
  • Change in your life only comes from a change within yourself.
  • You may not always have control of your circumstances, but you can control how you respond to them. Don’t let your circumstances control you.
  • No matter how bad you may think you have it, someone else in the world has it WORSE than you. Remember that.
  • Everything is Energy. Your thoughts begin it, your emotions amplify it, and your actions increase its momentum.
  • Pressure can burst pipes and create diamonds. Only you can decide what it will do to you.
  • Believe it to Achieve it!
  • “No matter where you are in life, celebrate it. It’s either a product of your growth or a place that will help you grow.”
  • The more you are thankful, the more you attract things to be thankful for.
  • Being positive doesn’t mean you don’t ever have negative thoughts. It just means you don’t let those thoughts control your life.
  • In order to receive something you’ve never had before, you have to do something you’ve never done.
  • When someone tells you it can’t be done, it’s more a reflection of their limitations, not yours.
  • If you stand for nothing, you’ll fall for anything.
  • Stop limiting yourself to what you THINK you know you can accomplish. You’ll surprise yourself with what you can handle.
  • “If there is NO struggle, there is NO progress.” – Frederick Douglass
  • “Never let the future disturb you. You will meet it, if you have to, with the same weapons of reason which today arm you against the present.” – Marcus Aurelius
  • “What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals.” – Zig Ziglar
  • “If you don’t go after what you want, you’ll never have it. If you don’t ask, the answer is always no. If you don’t step forward, you’re always in the same place.” – Nora Roberts
  • “Finish each day and be done with it. You have done what you could. Some blunders and absurdities no doubt crept in; forget them as soon as you can. Tomorrow is a new day; begin it well and serenely and with too high a spirit to be encumbered with your old nonsense.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • “In the end, it’s not the years in your life that count. It’s the life in your years!” – President Abraham Lincoln
  • “We judge ourselves by what we feel capable of doing, while others judge us by what we’ve already done.” – Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
  • “A person who feels appreciated will always do more than expected.” – Amy Rees Anderson
  • “If you believe it will work out, you’ll see opportunities. If you believe it won’t, you’ll see obstacles.” – Wayne Dyer
  • “Don’t chase people. Be you. Do your own thing and work hard. The right people who belong in your life will come find you and stay.” – Will Smith
  • “Believe in yourself and all that you are. Know that there is something inside you that is greater than any obstacle.” – Christian Larson
  • “The greatest glory in living lies not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.” – Nelson Mandela
  • “To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • “What we can or cannot do, what we consider possible or impossible, is rarely a function of our true capability. It is more likely a function of our beliefs about who we are.” – Tony Robbins
  • “I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it. The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear.” – Nelson Mandela
  • “Your outer world is a reflection of your inner world. To change your circumstances, you must start by changing your internal beliefs, attitudes and emotions.” – Ruben Chavez
  • “Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.” – Mark Twain
  • “If you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change.” – Wayne Dyer
  • “Those who say they can and those who say they can’t are both usually right.” – Confucius
  • “If you really want to do something, you’ll find a way. If you don’t, you’ll find an excuse.” – Jim Rohn
  • “There is only one thing that makes a dream impossible to achieve: the fear of failure.” – Paulo Coelho
  • “To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all.” – Oscar Wilde
  • “The enemy is fear. We think it is hate; but it is fear.” – Ghandi
  • “Inaction breeds doubt and fear. Action breeds confidence and courage. If you want to conquer fear, do not sit home and think about it. Go out and get busy.” – Dale Carnegie
  • “Fear is the main source of superstition, and one of the main sources of cruelty. To conquer fear is the beginning of wisdom.” – Bertrand Russell
  • “If you don’t like something, change it. If you can’t change it, change your attitude about it.” – Maya Angelou
  • “The measure of who we are is what we do with what we have.” – Vince Lombardi
  • “Today I will do what others won’t, so tomorrow I can accomplish what others can’t.” – Jerry Rice
  • “Be willing to be uncomfortable. Be comfortable being uncomfortable. It may get tough, but it’s a small price to pay for living a dream.” – Peter McWilliams
  • “For to be free is not merely to cast off one’s chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others.” – Nelson Mandela
  • “Be thankful for what you have; you’ll end up having more. If you concentrate on what you don’t have, you will never, ever have enough.” – Oprah Winfrey
  • “If you’re distressed by anything external, the pain is not due to the thing itself, but to your estimate of it; and this you have the power to revoke at any moment.” – Marcus Aurelius
  • “Your attitude, not your aptitude, will determine your altitude.” – Zig Ziglar
  • “Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence.” – Helen Keller
  • “It’s not possible to experience constant euphoria, but if you’re grateful, you can find happiness in everything.” – Pharrell Williams
  • “Never allow waiting to become a habit. Live your dreams and take risks. Life is happening now.” – Paulo Coelho
  • “The pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity. The optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.” – Winston Churchill
  • “Nothing in all the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity.” – Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
  • “When obstacles arise, you change your direction to reach your goal; you do not change your decision to get there.” – Zig Ziglar
  • “A new command I give you: Love one another. As I have loved you, so you must love one another.” – Jesus Christ (John 13:34)
  • “If you don’t design your own life plan, chances are you’ll fall into someone else’s plan. And guess what they have planned for you? Not much.” – Jim Rohn
  • “Change will not come if we wait for some other person or some other time. We are the ones we’ve been waiting for. We are the change that we seek.” – Barack Obama
  • “The tragedy of life is often not in our failure, but rather in our complacency; not in our doing too much, but rather in our doing too little; not in our living above our ability, but rather in our living below our capacities.” – Benjamin E. Mays
  • “When you’re up against a trouble, meet it squarely, face to face; Lift your chin and set your shoulders, plant your feet and take a brace. When it’s vain to try to dodge it, do the best that you can do; You may fail, but you may conquer, SEE IT THROUGH!” – Edgar Albert Guest
  • “There are those who look at things the way they are, and ask why… I dream of things that never were, and ask why not?” – Robert F. Kennedy
  • “The difference between the impossible and the possible lies in a person’s determination.” – Tommy Lasorda
  • “When you are progressing toward a goal that matters to you and appreciating the steps along the way, that’s a good life.” – Ruben Chavez
  • “You need to learn how to select your thoughts just the same way you select your clothes every day. This is a power you can cultivate. If you want to control things in your life so bad, work on the mind. That’s the only thing you should be trying to control.” – Elizabeth Gilbert
  • “Trust yourself. You know more than you think you do.” – Dr. Benjamin Spock
  • “Don’t worry about failures, worry about the chances you miss when you don’t even try.” – Jack Canfield
  • “To the degree we’re not living our dreams, our comfort zone has more control of us than we have over ourselves.” – Peter McWilliams
  • “We cannot become what we want to be by remaining what we are.” – Max DePree
  • “A dream is your creative vision for your life in the future. You must break out of your current comfort zone and become comfortable with the unfamiliar and the unknown.” – Denis Waitley
  • “All the concepts about stepping out of your comfort zone mean nothing until you decide that your essential purpose, vision and goals are more important than your self-imposed limitations.” – Robert White

  • “One can choose to go back toward safety or forward toward growth. Growth must be chosen again and again; fear must be overcome again and again.” – Abraham Maslow
  • Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness that most frightens us. We ask ourselves, Who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, talented, and fabulous? Actually, who are you not to be? You are a child of God. Your playing small does not serve the world. There is nothing enlightened about shrinking so that other people will not feel insecure around you. We are all meant to shine, as children do. We were born to make manifest the glory of God that is within us. It is not just in some of us; it is in everyone and as we let our own light shine, we unconsciously give others permission to do the same. As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others.” – Marriane Williamson
  • “You may encounter many defeats, but you must not be defeated. Please remember that your difficulties do not define you. They simply strengthen your ability to overcome.”Maya Angelou
  • “The greatest legacy one can pass on to one’s children and grandchildren is not money or other material things accumulated in one’s life, but rather a legacy of character and faith.” – Billy Graham
  • “Do to others as you would have them do to you.” – Luke 6:31
  • “Your life does not get better by chance, it gets better by change.” – Jim Rohn
  • “Nobody can go back and start a new beginning, but anyone can start today and make a new ending.” – Maria Robinson
  • “Feeling grateful or appreciative of someone or something in your life actually attracts more of the things that you appreciate and value into your life.” – Dr. Christiane Northrup
  • “You miss 100 percent of the shots you never take.” – Wayne Gretzky
  • “It is not because things are difficult that we do not dare, it it because we do not dare that they are difficult.” – Seneca
  • “Things turn out best for people who make the best of the way things turn out.” – John Wooden
  • “The bad news is time flies. The good news is you’re the pilot.”― Michael Altshuler
  • “The reasonable man adapts himself to the world: the unreasonable one persists in trying to adapt the world to himself. Therefore all progress depends on the unreasonable man.” – George Bernard Shaw
  • “Strength doesn’t come from what you can do. It comes from overcoming the things you once thought you couldn’t.” – Rikki Rogers
  • “Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life. It turns what we have into enough, and more. It turns denial into acceptance, chaos into order, confusion into clarity. It can turn a meal into a feast, a house into a home, a stranger into a friend. Gratitude makes sense of our past, brings peace for today and creates a vision for tomorrow.” – Melodie Beattie
  • “The most beautiful people we have known are those who have known defeat, known suffering, known struggle, known loss, and have found their way out of those depths.” – Elisabeth Kubler-Ross
  • “As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words but to live by them.” – John F. Kennedy
  • “No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.” – Eleanor Roosevelt
  • “Because one believes in oneself, one doesn’t try to convince others. Because one is content with oneself, one doesn’t need others’ approval. Because one accepts oneself, the whole world accepts him or her.” – Lao Tzu
  • “Life is a matter of choices, and every choice you make makes you.” – John C. Maxwell
  • “Whether you think you can or think you can’t, you are right.” – Henry Ford 
  • “The most difficult thing is the decision to act, the rest is merely tenacity. The fears are paper tigers. You can do anything you decide to do. You can act to change and control your life; and the procedure, the process is its own reward.” – Amelia Earhart

  • “The key to accepting responsibility for your life is to accept the fact that your choices, every one of them, are leading you inexorably to either success or failure, however you define those terms.” – Neal Boortz