55 Inspirational Norman Vincent Peale Quotes

I love the Norman Vincent Peale quote about God helping those who help themselves.

Norman Vincent Peale wrote the best book about self-development, called ‘The Power of Positive Thinking’.

This book is very interesting. And it will benefit you a lot.

If not, go get your [original text] today!

Although not a religious man, the author of the book ‘the positive thinking key’ was a great believer of positive thinking and living.

Here are our quotes from Norman Vincent Peale.

55 Norman Vincent Peale Quotes

The “Problems are to the mind what exercise is to the muscles, they toughen and make strong.” is used to describe how you can view your challenges in a positive light. The problem is your mind, not your circumstances.

You can stay in the dark and just feel sorry for yourself; or you could lighten up and see possibilities, even if they seem impossible.

The hardest problems are always the biggest problems. You get these once in a while as an entrepreneur. They are often times worth the wait. As you solve the hardest problems, you realize that it pays off to have the biggest problems.

No problem = No seeds. But, we, humans are able to find solutions no matter what happens. We are able to put things together so that we don’t have problems.

I’m quite sure it is not a reflection I care to have upon the essential good nature of the human being.

In every difficult situation is potential value. Believe this, and begin to look for it.

If you can control the outcome, then you always win. The most important thing is to never talk defeat or give in.

Norman Vincent Peale said that people do 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.

Inner peace is the easiest type of existence. It is when you feel no stress from within. No conflict. You are just you.

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People are most likely to succeed if they have a burning desire to be successful. The fire in the belly can manifest in so many ways. The idea that “Mediocrity is the mother of progress” is an old one – and it is true, sometimes.

We have to learn from our mistakes to become better people but it’s important to learn from our successes too! I’m sure you’ve noticed this first hand, you learn from your successes and you learn from your mistakes. So don’t think that you are only learning from your mistakes, you are!

Action is a great restorer of confidence and confidence can be building when facing a situation.

As an English teacher, I am always looking for ways to encourage my students to think critically and reflect on their learning. These are some of my favorite quotations in an attempt to encourage reflection in other people, and maybe even in them. I hope they inspire you to choose quotes, songs, and/or pieces of art to bring back your learning, to make you reflect on what you’ve experienced and your own learning.

The ability to believe in yourself is the most important aspect of a successful life. If you believe you can succeed, then you will. You don’t have to be humble about it.

We should not waste our time on a tomorrow that is supposed to be enjoyed only when we are dead.

Norman Vincent Peale said that faith is the most powerful force operating in humanity. When you have faith in God and in yourself at the same time, nothing can move you down.

You can have zest and enthusiasm to make things happen if you just keep working hard. And the law of attraction is working in your favor.

The human condition means that we all have to spend so much time with ourselves. And it’s only right that we get some satisfaction from the relationship.

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I’ve realized that even in the darkest times, I can’t predict what will happen. All I can do is keep on moving forward, never looking back and hoping for the best.

Happy people have the habit of hope. You can become happy if you choose to practice hope.

If you are willing to put yourself out there for something you care about, you will have the courage to succeed.

It’s easy to understand if you learn a concept and really get to know it.

This is the last of the questions I’ll post in this series. I hope you enjoyed the quiz!

A wish is a hope, and a wish can be a powerful force for change, but if you don’t believe that the wish you have for change can come true, you won’t do anything to make it happen.

It’s important to remember to look for the positive in each problem and learn from every experience you have.

There’s nothing stopping you from being good to yourself. Focus on your dreams; make sure you’re living the life you want to live.

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“If you think about the things you want, you’ll have the things you want.” – Norman Vincent Peale

I think it’s pretty cool how similar they are, except for the bolded.

Many people are trying to hide from their inner-self. They are trying to hide from their real self. I don’t believe that is the right path. I believe that you should get to know your inner-self. No, there is far more to life then hiding our true self.

Repetition helps us develop a habit of thinking or doing something. We all fall into bad habits from time to time. But we can break those bad habits by repeating the same thought or action enough times.

The more you spend time on something that’s bigger than yourself, the more energy you will have.

I’ve been struggling with positive thinking for years now. I’ve tried many things and read lots of books on it. It really is important to be positive and live each day trying to be content with your life. I’ll keep up with the affirmations.

When you focus your entire body and mind on a problem, you can solve it. I’m not saying you should not use other resources, but by using your mind to solve problems, you have an advantage over others who might only be using their muscles.

Every day you are either changing your world or letting it change you. And the choice is yours.

If you have an empty mind, you can always find things to keep you busy, but it’s the person with an empty heart who is really going to succeed.

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Success is made of the hard work of many hours, and it can only be achieved with the help of God.

Never put off anything till you are sure of it. This is true for a lot of things, but especially so for writing.

Norman Vincent Peale wrote that people will not realize the good they have in their lives until they lose the bad they have, and they will quit when they lose their momentum.

To become enthusiastic you have to look for the plus sign. To start making progress in any difficult situation, you have to start with what’s right about that situation.

If you really want to accomplish something in life, you’ve got to get up, put your head down, and really bust something. You’ve got to get after it until your work becomes a habit and you can do it without thinking about it.

People who think positive thoughts attract positive things into their life and attract positive results to themselves.

It is good to look a situation in the eyes and realize it’s complex, but I am going to skip the complexity and simplify it.

When you pray for a person, you can change your attitude towards the person.

People with high EQ have a strong desire to take care of others. They get the same satisfaction from doing something good for others, such as helping someone move, as from doing something good for themselves, like reading a good book. They will give up something else for the sake of helping others.

Change the way you are, and the work you do will seem to change.

Enthusiasm is what you need to get done what is important, because you love the process. You do it because you want to, not because someone said you have to, because of authority or someone else. You do it because you are passionate about it.

“Getting people to like you is merely the other side of liking them”. Asking yourself to like them is something that should be done.

When you imagine, you are using only your imagination. With imagination, the mind becomes the most powerful tool you have.

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Live your life with your principles and you will have more time to enjoy life.

Some people seek an interesting and challenging fight to get attention and earn a reputation, but it’s not worth it. It is important to look for the right battles, but also to know when to surrender. If you are fighting a battle that’s not worth fighting, there’s no sense in losing it.

The how thinker gets problems solved effectively because he wastes no time with futile ifs but goes right to work on the creative how.

“The how thinker gets problems solved effectively because he wastes no time with futile ifs but goes right to work on the creative how.”

Note the added punctuation. The first comma is superfluous; it’s not needed and makes the sentence awkward.

I think most of us want to be praised because we believe that it will make us better. It’s why praise builds us up rather than tear us down. It’s why we work so hard to have someone write something nice about us.

I tend to want to do what I expect others want me to do.

One needs to learn from experience. If you always keep your mind and attitude fresh, then you will find that you no longer need to stretch your mind.

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