There is more than a verbal tie between the words common, community, and communication.... Try the experiment of communicating, with fullness and accuracy, some experience to another, especially if it be somewhat complicated, and you will find your own attitude toward your experience changing.
There is too much sour grapes for my taste in the present American attitude. The time to denounce the bankers was when we were all feeding off their gold plate; not now! At present they have not only my sympathy but my preference. They are the last representatives of our native industries.
Today's students can put dope in their veins or hope in their brains. ... If they can conceive it and believe it, they can achieve it. They must know it is not their aptitude but their attitude that will determine their altitude.
We cannot change our past. We can not change the fact that people act in a certain way. We can not change the inevitable. The only thing we can do is play on the one string we have, and that is our attitude.
We have among us a class of mammon worshippers, whose one test of conservatism or radicalism is the attitude one takes with respect to accumulated wealth. Whatever tends to preserve the wealth of the wealthy is called conservatism, and whatever favors anything else, no matter what is called socialism.
We who lived in concentration camps can remember the men who walked through the huts comforting others, giving away their last piece of bread. They may have been few in number, but they offer sufficient proof that everything can be taken from a man but one thing the last of human freedoms - to choose one's attitude in any given set of circumstances - to choose one's own way.
What it means to think positively is just figure on i.e. having an attitude or a lifestyle of always expecting something positive to happen or to be the case. Have you been thinking negatively rather than positively? If Yes, then you've got to be thinking positively and never negatively. For, positive thinking gives rise to positive results/outcomes. But, the reverse is the case with negative thinking.
What the world needs is not dogma but an attitude of scientific inquiry combined with a belief that the torture of millions is not desirable, whether inflicted by Stalin or by a Deity imagined in the likeness of the believer.
When Life throws you a curve ball, you've got to manage it very skillfully. So, focus and swing with full force like you never swung before. Hit those curve balls swiftly far into the stands or outfield right away. And run all the bases for a home run. It's your winning attitude and strong determination that will take you to the first, second, third or even home base, regardless of life pitching you curve balls. The key is to keep batting those curve balls and not to give up by throwing down the bat in defeat. You will come out the big winner, and all you'll hear is the cheers from the crowd. Cheers!
When we create something, we always create it first in a thought form. If we are basically positive in attitude, expecting and envisioning pleasure, satisfaction and happiness, we will attract and create people, situations, and events which conform to our positive expectations.
When you have shot and killed a man you have in some measure clarified your attitude toward him. You have given a definite answer to a definite problem. For better or worse you have acted decisively. In a way, the next move is up to him.
When you pray for anyone you tend to modify your personal attitude toward him. You lift the relationship thereby to a higher level. The best in the other person begins to flow out toward you as your best flows toward him. In the meeting of the best in each a higher unity of understanding is established.
Whoever that is unable to control what he or she thinks, cannot equally control what he or she does. Because, whatever goes on within you determines what flows out of you. That is to say, what you often think, do influence your words, attitude or actions. Therefore, do away with negative thoughts and then saturate your mind with positive thoughts.
You've got to rule over life and its challenges with positive mind, positive words, (motivations & inspirations), positive attitude and unyielding spirit or faith. Otherwise, life and its challenges will have no other option than to rule over you and mind you, that will be at your own detriment.
You've got to rule over life and its challenges with positive mind, positive words, (motivations & inspirations), positive attitude and unyielding spirit or faith. Otherwise, life and its challenges will have no other option than to rule over you and mind you, that will be to your own detriment.