Quotes To Live By: H to K
The positive attitude quotes on this page are all from surnames and sources H to K. For more words of wisdom about keeping a positive attitude take a look at the other pages: A to B - C to D - E to G - L to M - N to R - S to T - U to Z. There are also for words from unknown sources on the Attitude Sayings page, and a condensed version of all of these pages on 100 Positive Attitude Quotes.
Attitude quotes are listed alphabetically by surname/source
Attitudes Quotes: H
Live by choice, not by chance.
Make changes, not excuses.
Be motivated, not manipulated.
Work to excel, not compete.
Listen to your own inner voice...
not the jumbled opinions of everyone else.
Walter C. Hagen 1892 - 1969
You're only here for a short visit. Don't hurry, don't worry. And be sure to smell the flowers along the way.
Edward Everett Hale 1822 - 1909
I am only one - but I am one.
I can't do everything - but I can do something.
And what I can do - that I ought to do.
And what I ought to do - by the grace of God I will do.
Forgive people who do you wrong...
They unknowingly make you strong.
Thich Nhat Hanh 1926
Because you are alive.... Everything is possible.
Sometimes your joy is the source of your smile, but sometimes your smile can be the source of your joy.
Walk as if you are kissing the Earth with your feet.
Thich Nhat Hanh 1926
Walk so that your footprints bear only the marks of peaceful joy and complete freedom. To do this you have to learn to let go. Let go of your sorrows, let go of your worries. That is the secret of walking meditation.
Terri Hatcher 1964
I'm really clear about my priority in life...
It's being a mom.
Freedom is a state of mind,
not a state of being.
History is there to be learned from and not lived to.
The difference between good and evil is Intention.
We are entering an age in which each individual needs to acknowledge their responsibility to themselves and to every other form of life on this planet. With this kind of openness and respect the future of humankind is unlimited.
You are part of something so vital and meaningful, that you need to savour every second in your physical incarnation.
David R. Hawkins 1927 - 2012
Love everyone and everything at all times, including yourself, no matter what.
Goldie Hawn 1945
The only thing that will make you happy is... Being happy with who you are and not who people think you are.
Louise L. Hay 1926 - 2017
Forgiving is a gift to yourself. It frees you from the past, the past experience, and past relationships. It allows you to live in the present time. When you forgive yourself and forgive others, you are indeed free.
Life loves you.
You've been criticizing yourself for years and it hasn't worked. Try approving of yourself and see what happens.
Arthur Helps 1813 - 1875
Wise sayings often fall on barren ground,
but a kind word is never thrown away.
Jimi Hendrix 1942 - 1970
I'm the one that's got to die when it's time for me to die, so let me live my life the way I want to.
Matthew Henry 1662 - 1714
All this and Heaven too.
Audrey Hepburn 1929 - 1993
The most important thing is to enjoy your life, to be happy, it's all that matters.
To plant a garden is to believe in tomorrow.
Napoleon Hill 1883 - 1970
Nothing constructive and worthy of man's efforts ever has, or ever will be achieved, except by that which comes from a positive mental attitude, based on a definiteness of purpose and activated by a burning desire, and acted upon until the burning desire is elevated to the level of applied faith.
To be a star...
You must shine your own light, follow your own path and don't worry about the darkness, for that is when the stars shine brightest.
Hospitality is to be shown even towards an enemy. The tree doth not withdraw its shade, even from the woodcutter.
Robert Holden 1964
Love thyself so that you can love another
Love thyself so that you cannot project fear
Love thyself so as to let others love you
Love thyself so as to let people near
The difference between happiness is no-where and happiness is now-here has something to do with the event, and everything to do with how you see the event. Your perception is key.
To have time for what is valuable, you have to stop giving time to what isn't.
Your intention to love, no matter what, is the absolute key to happiness.
Oliver Wendell Holmes 1809 - 1894
While we've youth in our hearts,
we can never grow old.
Horace 65BC - 8AD
Remember to preserve a calm Soul amid difficulties.
While we're talking, time will have meanly run on... pick today's fruits, not relying on the future in the slightest.
If you want your life to be a magnificent story, then begin by realizing that you are the author and everyday you have the opportunity to write a new page.
Vernon Howard 1918 - 1992
Change is never a loss - it is change only.
Elbert Hubbard 1856 - 1915
Character is the result of two things; mental attitude and the way we spend our time.
The world is moving so fast these days, that the man who says it can't be done, is generally interrupted by someone doing it.
Jonathan Lockwood Huie
I sail the seas of life as the master of my ship.
Nothing is worth losing your inner peace. Take action as circumstances require, but never surrender your inner peace. Stop. Breathe deeply. Close your eyes and breathe deeply again. Then, and only then, take action from a peaceful heart.
Margaret Wolfe Hungerford 1855 - 1897
Beauty is altogether in the eye of the beholder.
Aldous Huxley 1894 - 1963
Let us be kinder to one another.
The secret of genius is to carry the spirit of the child into old age, which means never losing your enthusiasm.
When life seems difficult and the road ahead is steep, remember God didn't make the earth flat, and it is more interesting and beautiful because of that.
Attitude Quotes: I
Daisaku Ikeda 1928
If we look at the world with a love of life the world will reveal its beauty to us.
Attitude Quotes: J
Jesse Jackson 1941
Never look down on anybody...
unless you're helping him up.
William James 1842 - 1910
Act as if what you do makes a difference... It does.
Give your dreams all you've got and you'll be amazed at the energy that comes out of you.
Why should we think upon things that are lovely? Because thinking determines life. It is a common habit to blame life upon the environment. Environment modifies life but does not govern life. The Soul is stronger than it's surroundings.
Piece of mind comes from not wanting to change others, but by simply accepting them as they are. True acceptance is always without demands and expectations.
All the dangers in our world are like a blessed wake up call. They tell us to live life NOW... not tomorrow, not when the children grow up, not when we retire... but NOW.
Dancing with life is moving into the flow of our experiences - good or bad - with a feeling of harmony, trust, guidance and love.
Feel the fear.... and do it anyway.
We don't have to wait until we are old to gather the riches... we can gather them every day of our lives.
While non of us understands the Grand Design, we can commit to using all our experiences, good or bad, as the building blocks of a powerful and loving life. Then it is, indeed, all happening perfectly.
Thomas Jefferson 1743 - 1826
Nothing can stop a man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal.
Steve Jobs 1955 - 2011
Remembering that you are going to die is the best way I know to avoid the trap of thinking that you have something to lose. You are already naked. There is no reason not to follow your heart.
Samuel Johnson 1709 - 1784
It is worth a thousand pounds a year to have the habit of looking on the bright side of things.
When making your choice in life... do not neglect to live.
Angelina Jolie 1975
Sometimes, when I want to take on the world, I try to remember that it's just as important to sit down and ask my son how he's feeling or talk to him about life.
Mistakes are the growing pains of wisdom.
C. Joybell. C
I am first and foremost me, but right after that I am a mother. The best thing that I can ever be is me. But the best gift that I will ever have is being a mother.
Carl Jung 1875 - 1961
Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to a better understanding of ourselves.
The shoe that fits one person pinches another, there is no recipe for living that suits all cases.
Juvenal 55 - 127
Be gentle with the young.
Attitude Quotes: K
Listen to that tweet from your heartbeat, and listen to that chat request from your brain and pay attention to that status update from your body. On a daily basis, befriend yourself.
Byron Katie 1942
All I have is all I need... And all I need is all I have in this moment.
It's not your job to like me... It's mine.
When I walk into a room I know that everyone loves me... I just don't expect them to realize it yet.
John Keats 1795 - 1821
A thing of beauty is a joy forever. It's loveliness increases, it will never pass into nothingness.
Helen Keller 1880 - 1968
Everything has its wonders, even darkness and silence. And I learn whatever state I may be in, therein to be content.
I long to accomplish a great and noble task, but it is my chief duty to accomplish small tasks as if they were great and noble.
Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see the shadows.
When one door of happiness closes, another opens... but often we look so long at the closed door, that we do not see the one which has been opened for us.
Thomas Kempis 1379 - 1471
If there is joy in the world, the man whose heart is pure will certainly possess it. If there is trouble and distress anywhere, the bad conscience is the one more likely to feel it.
Everyone needs reminders that the fact of their being on this Earth is important and that each life changes everything.
Rose Kennedy 1890 - 1995
Birds sing after a storm... why shouldn't people feel as free to delight in whatever sunlight remains to them?
Miranda Kerr 1983
A rose can never be a sunflower, and a sunflower can never be a rose. All flowers are beautiful in their own way, and that's like women too.
Everyone has a different beauty and different qualities and I think that women need to learn to love their qualities and be comfortable in the fact that everyone is different.
Happiness is a choice we make. You can wake up and say, "Oh, I can't believe it's so cold," or you can say, "Oh, wow, this is a great opportunity for me to try out my new sweater." No one can be consistently positive, but why not make the choice that makes you feel better, rather than the one that drags you down?
I am a vibrant, healthy and joyful being of light and love.
I feel like life is really short, and it's important to enjoy yourself and embrace whatever comes your way, whether it's a challenging day or a great day, just welcome it with open arms. No matter who you are, you can't escape challenges, they are part of life.
In being love, I give love.
In being joy, I give joy.
In being happiness, I give happiness.
Everything I need is within.
Knowing yourself and coming to trust your feelings and your intuition will open up your life to greater possibilities and keep you moving toward your goals. One thing I have learned is that I should trust my gut instincts. Ultimately, only we know what is best for us.
Life is too short to give another minute to anyone or anything that doesn't make you happy.
We all have bad days, but one thing is true... no cloud is so dark that sun can't shine through.
Ellen Key 1849 - 1926
At every step, the child should be allowed to meet the real experience of life, the thorns should never be plucked from the roses.
Ken Keyes 1921 - 1995
The past is dead. The future's imaginary.
Happiness can only be in the eternal now moment.
I'm not sure what the future holds, but I do know that I'm going to be positive.
Martin Luther King Jr 1929 - 1968
If a man is called to be a street sweeper, he should sweep streets even as Michelangelo painted, or Beethoven composed music, or Shakespeare wrote poetry. He should sweep streets so well that all the hosts of heaven and earth will pause to say, 'Here lived a great street sweeper who did his job well.'
I've looked over, and I've seen the promised land. I'm not worried about anything, I'm not fearing any man.
We must learn to live together as brothers or we are going to perish together as fools.
Yolanda King 1955 - 2007
What we need to do is learn to respect and embrace our differences, until our differences don't make a difference in how we are treated.
Do you love your Creator?
Then love your fellow beings first.
Every experience is an opportunity
to encounter the Divine.
Jiddu Krishnamurti 1895 - 1986
The difference between me and you is that I don't mind what happens.
The moment you have in your heart this extraordinary thing called love, and feel the depth, the delight, the ecstasy of it, you will discover that for you the world is transformed.
Charles Kuralt 1934 - 1997
I think all those people, I did stories about, measured their own success by the joy their work was giving them.
My parents encouraged me in everything I ever wanted to do.
The love of family and the admiration of friends is much more important than wealth and privilege.
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