Norman Vincent Peale Quotes

“Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you’ll land among the stars.”
― Norman Vincent Peale

 

 

“The way to happiness: Keep your heart free from hate, your mind from worry. Live simply, expect little, give much. Scatter sunshine, forget self, think of others. Try this for a week and you will be surprised.”
― Norman Vincent Peale

 

 

“Believe in yourself! Have faith in your abilities! Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy.”
― Norman Vincent Peale

 

 

“Christmas waves a magic wand over this world, and behold, everything is softer and more beautiful. ”
― Norman Vincent Peale

 

 

“Change your thoughts and you change your world.”
― Norman Vincent Peale

 

 

“Be so strong that nothing can disturb your peace of mind. Talk health, happiness, and prosperity to every person you meet. Make all your friends feel there is something special in them. Look at the sunny side of everything. Think only the best, be as enthusiastic about the success of others as you are about your own.

Forget the mistakes of the past and press on to the greater achievements of the future. Give everyone a smile. Spend so much time improving yourself that you have no time left to criticize others. Be too big for worry and too noble for anger.”
― Norman Vincent Peale

 

 

“The trouble with most of us is that we’d rather be ruined by praise than saved by criticism.”
― Norman Vincent Peale

 

 

“What the mind can conceive and believe, and the heart desire, you can achieve.”
― Norman Vincent Peale

 

 

“The trouble with most of us is that we would rather be ruined by praise than saved by criticism”
― Norman Vincent Peale

 

 

“It’s always to soon to quit!”
― Norman Vincent Peale

 

 

 

“When you get up in the morning, you have two choices – either to be happy or to be unhappy. Just choose to be happy”
― Norman Vincent Peale

 

 

“I place this day, my life, my loved ones, my work in the Lord’s hands. There is no harm in the Lord’s hands, only good. Whatever happens, whatever results, if I am in the Lord’s hands it is the Lord’s will and it is good.”
― Norman Vincent Peale

 

 

“Formulate and stamp indelibly on your mind a mental picture of yourself as succeeding. Hold this picture tenaciously. Never permit it to fade. Your mind will seek to develop the picture… Do not build up obstacles in your imagination.”
― Norman Vincent Peale

 

 

“Empty pockets never held anyone back. Only empty heads and empty hearts can do that.”
― Norman Vincent Peale

 

 

“Stand up to an obstacle. Just stand up to it, that’s all, and don’t give way under it, and it will finally break. You will break it. Something has to break, and it won’t be you, it will be the obstacle.”
― Norman Vincent Peale

 

 

“Plant seeds of expectation in your mind; cultivate thoughts that anticipate achievement. Believe in yourself as being capable of overcoming all obstacles and weaknesses.”
― Norman Vincent Peale

 

 

“Believe it is possible to solve your problem. Tremendous things happen to the believer. So believe the answer will come. It will.”
― Norman Vincent Peale

 

 

“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.”
― Norman Vincent Peale

 

 

“I truly believe that if we keep telling the Christmas story, singing the Christmas songs, and living the Christmas spirit, we can bring joy and happiness and peace to this world.”
― Norman Vincent Peale

 

 

“Stand up to your obstacles and do something about them. You’ll find they haven’t half the strength you think they have.”
― Norman Vincent Peale

 

 

“If you want things to be different, perhaps the answer is to become different yourself.”
― Norman Vincent Peale

 

 

“Let nothing trouble you let nothing worry you everything passes away expect God God alone is sufficient”
― Norman Vincent Peale

 

 

“The way to happiness: keep your heart free from hate, your mind from worry. Live simply, expect little, give much. Fill your life with love. Scatter sunshine. Forget self, think of others. Do as you would be done by. Try this for a week and you will be surprised.”
― Norman Vincent Peale

 

 

“Enthusiasm spells the difference between mediocrity and accomplishment.”
― Norman Vincent Peale

 

 

“If you want a quality, act as if you already have it. If you want to be courageous, act as if you were – and as you act and persevere in acting, so you tend to become.”
― Norman Vincent Peale

 

 

“Our happiness depends on the habit of mind we cultivate.”
― Norman Vincent Peale

 

 

“Do not be awe struck by other people and try to copy them. Nobody can be you as efficiently as you can.”
― Norman Vincent Peale

 

 

“Optimism, when applied to your life, develops strength and peace within you.”
― Norman Vincent Peale

 

 

“Remember that “Help us grow this grass” is a far more effective sign than “Keep off the grass”.”
― Norman Vincent Peale

 

 

“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.” ~”
― Norman Vincent Peale

 

 

“Americans used to roar like lions for liberty; now we bleat like sheep for security.”
― Norman Vincent Peale

 

 

“When you wholeheartedly adopt a ‘with all your heart’ attitude and go all out with the positive principle,
you can do incredible things. ”
― Norman Vincent Peale

 

 

“YOU DO NOT need to be a victim of worry. Reduced to its simplest form, what is worry? It is simply an unhealthy and destructive mental habit.”
― Norman Vincent Peale

 

 

“A vital part of the happiness formula is self-discipline. Whoever conquers himself knows deep happiness that fills the heart with joy.”
― Norman Vincent Peale

 

 

“Live your life and forget your age.”
― Norman Vincent Peale

 

 

“When you expect the best, you release a magnetic force in your mind which by a law of attraction tends to bring the best to you.”
― Norman Vincent Peale

 

 

“Deep within the individual is a vast reservoir of untapped power awaiting to be used. no person can have the use of all this potential until he learns to know his or her own self. the trouble with many people is that they got through life thinking and writing themselves off as ordinary commonplace persons. having no proper belief in themselves they live aimless and erratic lives largely because they never realize what their lives really can be or what they can become”
― Norman Vincent Peale

 

 

“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.”
― Norman Vincent Peale

 

 

“To become a happy person have a clean soul, eyes that see romance in the commonplace, a child’s heart, and spiritual simplicity.”
― Norman Vincent Peale

 

 

“Action is a great restorer and builder of confidence. Inaction is not only the result, but the cause, of fear. Perhaps the action you take will be successful; perhaps different action or adjustments will have to follow. But any action is better than no action at all.”
― Norman Vincent Peale

 

 

 

“People who make no mistakes lack boldness and the spirit of adventure. They are the brakes on the wheels of progress.”
― Norman Vincent Peale

 

 

“Those who are fired with an enthusiastic idea and who allow it to take hold and dominate their thoughts find that new worlds open for them. As long as enthusiasm holds out, so will new opportunities.”
― Norman Vincent Peale

 

 

“Personally, I believe that prayer is a sending out of vibrations from one person to another and to God. All of the universe is in vibration. There are vibrations in the molecules of a table. The air is filled with vibrations. The reaction between human beings is also in vibration. When you send out a prayer for another person, you employ the force inherent in a spiritual universe. You transport from yourself to the other person a sense of love, helpfulness, support—a sympathetic, powerful understanding—and in this process you awaken vibrations in the universe through which”
― Norman Vincent Peale

 

 

“Imagination is the true magic carpet.”
― Norman Vincent Peale

 

 

“Throw your heart over the fence and the rest will follow”
― Norman Vincent Peale

 

 

“It is significant that the word “holiness” derives from a word meaning “wholeness” and the word “meditation,” usually used in a religious sense, closely resembles the root meaning of the word “medication.” The affinity of the two words is startlingly evident when we realize that sincere and practical meditation upon God and His truth acts as a medication for the soul and body.”
― Norman Vincent Peale

 

 

“We are beginning to comprehend a basic truth hitherto neglected, that our physical condition is determined very largely by our emotional condition, and our emotional life is profoundly regulated by our thought life.”
― Norman Vincent Peale

 

 

“BELIEVE IN YOURSELF! Have faith in your abilities! Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy. But with sound self-confidence you can succeed. A sense of inferiority and inadequacy interferes with the attainment of your hopes, but self-confidence leads to self-realization and successful achievement.”
― Norman Vincent Peale

 

 

“Any fact facing us is not as important as our attitude toward it, for that determines our success or failure. The way you think about a fact may defeat you before you ever do anything about it. You are overcome by the fact because you think you are.”
― Norman Vincent Peale

 

 

“Every person, if he is to have mental health and live successfully, must move away from past failures and mistakes and go forward without letting them be a weight upon him. The art of forgetting is absolutely necessary.”
― Norman Vincent Peale

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