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I got a lot of positive people around me. ~Dave Chappelle

The most positive men are the most credulous. ~Alexander Pope

Positive anything is better than negative nothing. ~Elbert Hubbard

Always turn a negative situation into a positive situation. ~Michael Jordan

To be positive is to be mistaken at the top of one's voice. ~Ambrose Bierce

Art is not a study of positive reality, it is the seeking for ideal truth. ~John Ruskin

I do not expect the white media to create positive black male images. ~Huey Newton

I don't like to read about myself, whether it be positive or negative. ~Chloe Sevigny

In order to carry a positive action we must develop here a positive vision. ~Dalai Lama

Most of us start out with a positive attitude and a plan to do our best. ~Marilu Henner

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God never ends anything on a negative; God always ends on a positive. ~Edwin Louis Cole

Positive thinking will let you do everything better than negative thinking will. ~Zig Ziglar

Adopting the right attitude can convert a negative stress into a positive one. ~Hans Selye

Play like you're positive on the victory, even though they're leading big now. ~Knute Rockne

A strong, positive self-image is the best possible preparation for success. ~Joyce Brothers

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A strong positive mental attitude will create more miracles than any wonder drug. ~Patricia Neal

If it's great stuff, the people who consume it are nourished. It's a positive force. ~Manuel Puig

Once you replace negative thoughts with positive ones, you'll start having positive results. ~Willie Nelson

Satisfaction consists in freedom from pain, which is the positive element of life. ~Arthur Schopenhauer

I have never won a race, and that is my main disappointment - but you have to be positive. ~Jean Alesi

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Frustration, although quite painful at times, is a very positive and essential part of success. ~Bo Bennett

I've always believed that you can think positive just as well as you can think negative. ~James A. Baldwin

When you are enthusiastic about what you do, you feel this positive energy. It's very simple. ~Paulo Coelho

Where men of judgment creep and feel their way, The positive pronounce without dismay. ~William Cowper

Your smile will give you a positive countenance that will make people feel comfortable around you. ~Les Brown

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Every positive value has its price in negative terms... the genius of Einstein leads to Hiroshima. ~Pablo Picasso

Everyone in L.A. is very positive and upbeat, whereas London can get quite miserable at times. ~Sienna Miller

Winners make a habit of manufacturing their own positive expectations in advance of the event. ~Brian Tracy

The gift of fantasy has meant more to me than my talent for absorbing positive knowledge. ~Albert Einstein

I was determined to share my positive approach and not let diabetes stand in the way of enjoying my life. ~Paula Deen

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Having a positive mental attitude is asking how something can be done rather than saying it can't be done. ~Bo Bennett

I believe in karma, and I believe if you put out positive vibes to everybody, that's all you're going to get back. ~Kesha

If you're not making mistakes, then you're not doing anything. I'm positive that a doer makes mistakes. ~John Wooden

Men are liars. We'll lie about lying if we have to. I'm an algebra liar. I figure two good lies make a positive. ~Tim Allen

Instead of hating, I have chosen to forgive and spend all of my positive energy on changing the world. ~Camryn Manheim

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Suffering is the positive element in this world, indeed it is the only link between this world and the positive. ~Franz Kafka

At the end of the day, the most overwhelming key to a child's success is the positive involvement of parents. ~Jane D. Hull

The thing that lies at the foundation of positive change, the way I see it, is service to a fellow human being. ~Lee Iacocca

Choosing to be positive and having a grateful attitude is going to determine how you're going to live your life. ~Joel Osteen

People look up to me as somebody who is able to switch the image of our country from negative to positive. ~Novak Djokovic

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I believe in Karma. If the good is sown, the good is collected. When positive things are made, that returns well. ~Yannick Noah

That's what makes Linux so good: you put in something, and that effort multiplies. It's a positive feedback cycle. ~Linus Torvalds

So the experts think we could have an AIDS-free generation in Africa by 2015, even if the mothers are positive. ~Alan Cumming

The internet could be a very positive step towards education, organisation and participation in a meaningful society. ~Noam Chomsky

I can't let time move on without fighting tooth and nail and hopefully being a part of a revolution that is positive. ~Ian Somerhalder

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You hear certain things, negative things, all the time that aren't true, but you never hear about the positive. ~Floyd Mayweather, Jr.

I'm not happy not doing anything. When positive things are rolling in, you've got to take them when you can get them. ~Tori Spelling

To delight in war is a merit in the soldier, a dangerous quality in the captain, and a positive crime in the statesman. ~George Santayana

You must not under any pretense allow your mind to dwell on any thought that is not positive, constructive, optimistic, kind. ~Emmet Fox

I'm looking forward to influencing others in a positive way. My message is you can do anything if you just put your mind to it. ~Justin Bieber

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In times of great stress or adversity, it's always best to keep busy, to plow your anger and your energy into something positive. ~Lee Iacocca

Constructive criticism is about finding something good and positive to soften the blow to the real critique of what really went on. ~Paula Abdul

Coming to terms with the fear of death is conducive to healing, positive personality transformation, and consciousness evolution. ~Stanislav Grof

When I was a kid, no one would believe anything positive that you could say about black people. That's a terrible burden. ~Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

It takes but one positive thought when given a chance to survive and thrive to overpower an entire army of negative thoughts. ~Robert H. Schuller

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A lot of times people look at the negative side of what they feel they can't do. I always look on the positive side of what I can do. ~Chuck Norris

A positive attitude causes a chain reaction of positive thoughts, events and outcomes. It is a catalyst and it sparks extraordinary results. ~Wade Boggs

Black Consciousness is an attitude of the mind and a way of life, the most positive call to emanate from the black world for a long time. ~Steven Biko

People deal too much with the negative, with what is wrong. Why not try and see positive things, to just touch those things and make them bloom?~Nhat Hanh

We succeed in enterprises which demand the positive qualities we possess, but we excel in those which can also make use of our defects. ~Alexis de Tocqueville

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I hope the millions of people I've touched have the optimism and desire to share their goals and hard work and persevere with a positive attitude. ~Michael Jordan

My wife was the first romantic partner who understood both American and native parts of me - not so much the positive stuff, but the damage. ~Sherman Alexie

Few things in the world are more powerful than a positive push. A smile. A world of optimism and hope. A "you can do it" when things are tough. ~Richard M. DeVos

I just try to stay positive and focused on the tennis, not let anything get to me, like crazy questions. But I'm tough, let me tell you, tough as nails. ~Venus Williams

I hate banks. They do nothing positive for anybody except take care of themselves. They're first in with their fees and first out when there's trouble. ~Earl Warren

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But reason always cuts a poor figure beside sentiment; the one being essentially restricted, like everything that is positive, while the other is infinite. ~Honore de Balzac

I think that politics could be a positive thing. My beef is that people focus on the personal aspect of a politician too much. They should focus on the results. ~LL Cool J

Most of the luxuries and many of the so-called comforts of life are not only not indispensable, but positive hindrances to the elevation of mankind. ~Henry David Thoreau

You learn far more from negative leadership than from positive leadership. Because you learn how not to do it. And, therefore, you learn how to do it. ~Norman Schwarzkopf

I think fitness is important. I think a healthy lifestyle is important. I think putting positive energy out there is important and just staying connected with the people. ~LL Cool J

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Chaotic people often have chaotic lives, and I think they create that. But if you try and have an inner peace and a positive attitude, I think you attract that. ~Imelda Staunton

I feel that sin and evil are the negative part of you, and I think it's like a battery: you've got to have the negative and the positive in order to be a complete person. ~Dolly Parton

We have a positive vision of the future founded on the belief that the gap between the promise and reality of America can one day be finally closed. We believe that. ~Barbara Jordan

All the legal action I've taken against newspapers has had a massively positive effect on my life and achieved exactly what I wanted, which is privacy and non-harassment. ~Sienna Miller

And that is why marriage and family law has emphasized the importance of marriage as the foundation of family, addressing the needs of children in the most positive way. ~John Boehner

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If you have a positive attitude and constantly strive to give your best effort, eventually you will overcome your immediate problems and find you are ready for greater challenges. ~Pat Riley

Kant introduced the concept of the negative into philosophy. Would it not also be worthwhile to try to introduce the concept of the positive into philosophy? ~Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel

When I examine myself and my methods of thought, I come to the conclusion that the gift of fantasy has meant more to me than any talent for abstract, positive thinking. ~Albert Einstein

You can't live a positive life with a negative mind and if you have a positive outcome you have a positive income and just to have more positivity and just to kind of laugh it off. ~Miley Cyrus

There is little difference in people, but that little difference makes a big difference. That little difference is attitude. The big difference is whether it is positive or negative. ~Robert Collier

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You know I think that going into therapy is a very positive thing, and talking about it is really helpful, because the more you talk the more your fears fade, because you get it out. ~Fran Drescher

I want to be a positive role-model for my daughter. The last thing I want to put out there is that it's acceptable to be too thin or have an eating disorder because you're in Hollywood. ~Tori Spelling

You can make positive deposits in your own economy every day by reading and listening to powerful, positive, life-changing content and by associating with encouraging and hope-building people. ~Zig Ziglar

You've done it before and you can do it now. See the positive possibilities. Redirect the substantial energy of your frustration and turn it into positive, effective, unstoppable determination. ~Ralph Marston

It is a weird feeling to have people go, "Hey Chris" like they know me. But, number one, 99 percent of my experiences have been really cool. People couldn't be nicer and more positive. ~Christopher Meloni

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We should be the pro-legal immigration party. A party that has a positive platform and agenda on how we can create a legal immigration system that works for immigrants and works for America. ~Marco Rubio

I do believe we're all connected. I do believe in positive energy. I do believe in the power of prayer. I do believe in putting good out into the world. And I believe in taking care of each other. ~Harvey Fierstein

If you are given a chance to be a role model, I think you should always take it because you can influence a person's life in a positive light, and that's what I want to do. That's what it's all about. ~Tiger Woods

Positive feelings come from being honest about yourself and accepting your personality, and physical characteristics, warts and all; and, from belonging to a family that accepts you without question. ~Willard Scott

You have to listen to the people who have a negative opinion as well as those who have positive opinion. Just to make sure that you are blending all these opinions in your mind before a decision is made. ~Carlos Ghosn

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An external electric field, meeting it and passing through it, affects the negative as much as the positive quanta of the atom, and pushes the former to one side, and the latter in the other direction. ~Johannes Stark

No matter what you're going through, there's a light at the end of the tunnel and it may seem hard to get to it but you can do it and just keep working towards it and you'll find the positive side of things. ~Demi Lovato

In high school, in sport, I had a coach who told me I was much better than I thought I was, and would make me do more in a positive sense. He was the first person who taught me not to be afraid of failure. ~Mike Krzyzewski

Like success, failure is many things to many people. With Positive Mental Attitude, failure is a learning experience, a rung on the ladder, a plateau at which to get your thoughts in order and prepare to try again. ~W. Clement Stone

People always accuse me of being motivational in a way, like it was a bad thing, but that's just how I was raised. My mom raised me in a positive environment, with lots of love in my heart, and that reflects in my music. ~Lenny Kravitz

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But I have found that in the simple act of living with hope, and in the daily effort to have a positive impact in the world, the days I do have are made all the more meaningful and precious. And for that I am grateful. ~Elizabeth Edwards

Conservatism has had from its inception vigorously positive, intellectually rigorous agenda and thinking. That agenda should have in my three pillars: strengthen the economy, strengthen our security, and strengthen our families. ~Mitt Romney

I like to think my dad was easygoing and kind, and I think some of those things have been passed down. I am like him in a sense of being positive and hopeful. He was compassionate, and I've got a lot of that in me as well. ~Joel Osteen

You don't want to love - your eternal and abnormal craving is to be loved. You aren't positive, you're negative. You absorb, absorb, as if you must fill yourself up with love, because you've got a shortage somewhere. ~David Herbert Lawrence

We tend to think of politics as bad, full of dirty tricks, negative ads, big campaigns, but I am here to explore the original meaning of politics, which is positive and has to do with balancing competing interests and looking for solutions. ~Eric Liu

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A positive attitude is not going to save you. What it's going to do is, everyday, between now and the day you die, whether that's a short time from now or a long time from now, that every day, you're going to actually live. ~Elizabeth Edwards

I'm not sure what the future holds but I do know that I'm going to be positive and not wake up feeling desperate. As my dad said "Nic, it is what it is, it's not what it should have been, not what it could have been, it is what it is". ~Nicole Kidman

People who talk about revolution and class struggle without referring explicitly to everyday life, without understanding what is subversive about love and what is positive in the refusal of constraints, such people have a corpse in their mouth. ~Raoul Vaneigem

I don't personally try to balance my work because I operate under the assumption that anyone reading or watching my stuff isn't having a particularly balanced day anyway. But negative attitudes just amuse me more than positive ones. ~Lev Yilmaz

I've been hearing this since I first joined the Reds organization, that I'm going to be the next this or that. It's tough on a young player coming up. You show some positive things and everybody jumps on that and says you should be the next Willie Mays. ~Eric Davis

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And we can see the positive impacts right here at Solyndra. Less than a year ago, we were standing on what was an empty lot.But through the Recovery Act, this company received a loan to expand its operations. This new factory is the result of those loans. ~Barack Obama

And to me, fame is not a positive thing. The idea of being famous is a lot better than the reality. It's fantastic when you go to premieres and people cheer you, but it's not real. And it's totally not my approach to get my name on a club door just because I can. ~Tom Felton

So I had to be careful. I recognized the responsibility that, whether I liked it or not, I had to accept whatever the obligation was. That was to behave in a manner, to carry myself in such a professional way, as if there ever is a reflection, it's a positive one. ~Sidney Poitier

Success or failure depends more upon attitude than upon capacity successful men act as though they have accomplished or are enjoying something. Soon it becomes a reality. Act, look, feel successful, conduct yourself accordingly, and you will be amazed at the positive results. ~William James

I never appreciated 'positive heroes' in literature. They are almost always cliches, copies of copies, until the model is exhausted. I prefer perplexity, doubt, uncertainty, not just because it provides a more 'productive' literary raw material, but because that is the way we humans really are. ~Jose Saramago

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I presume that nobody will deny the positive aspects of the North American cultural world. These are well known to all. But these aspects do not make one forget the disastrous effects of the industrial and commercial process of 'cultural lamination' that the USA is perpetrating on the planet. ~Jose Saramago

Positive rights are the right to shelter, the right to education, the right to health care, the right to a living wage. These things are - these are, I would call them, more properly, political rights rather than positive rights. And they are extremely tricky, because now we are dealing with things that are zero sum. ~P. J. O'Rourke

We don't have enough support for maternal leave and the kinds of things that some of the European countries do. So we still make it hard on women to go into the work force and feel that they can be good at work but then doing the most important job, which is raising your children in a responsible and positive way. ~Hillary Clinton

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The job numbers are positive. We've had more jobs created now than were lost during the recession. We're seeing that the creation, we're seeing those numbers not only grow but shift toward the private sector and shift toward full-time employment and these are all signs that the recovery is taking some hold but we're not out of woods. ~Stephen Harper

Foods high in bad fats, sugar and chemicals are directly linked to many negative emotions, whereas whole, natural foods rich in nutrients - foods such as fruits, vegetables, grains and legumes - contribute to greater energy and positive emotions.

For to be poised against fatality, to meet adverse conditions gracefully, is more than simple it is an act of aggression, a positive triumph. ~Thomas Mann

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