We struggle with the complexities and avoid the simplicities.

Norman Vincent Peale Drop the idea that you are Atlas carrying the world on your shoulders. The world would go on even without you. Don't take yourself so seriously. Norman Vincent Peale Problems are to the mind what exercise is to the muscles, they toughen and make strong. Norman Vincent Peale Empty pockets never held anyone back. Only empty heads and empty hearts can do t hat. 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 Always remember that problems contain values that have improvement potential. Norman Vincent Peale One way to become enthusiastic is to look for the plus sign. To make progress in any difficult situation, you have to start with what's right about it and build on that. Norman Vincent Peale Stand up to your obstacles and do something about them. You will find that they haven't half the strength you think they have. Norman Vincent Peale When you wholeheartedly adopt a "with all your heart" attitude and go out with t he positive principle, you can do incredible things. Norman Vincent Peale Formulate and stamp indelibly on your mind a mental picture of yourself as succe eding. Hold this picture tenaciously. Never permit it to fade. Your mind will se ek to develop the picture.....Do not build up obstacles in your imagination. Norman Vincent Peale Life's blows cannot break a person whose spirit is warmed at the fire of enthusi asm. Norman Vincent Peale The "as if" principle works. Act "as if" you were not afraid and you will become courageous, "as if" you could and you'll find you can. Act "as if" you like a p erson and you'll find a friendship. Norman Vincent Peale Throw your heart over the fence and the rest will follow. 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 enthusias m holds out, so will new opportunities. Norman Vincent Peale Anybody can do just about anything with himself that he really wants to and make s up his mind to do. We are all capable of greater things than we realize. Norman Vincent Peale

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