I always like to look on the optimistic side of life, but I am realistic enough to know that life is a complex matter.
I grew up in a very strong, nuclear family. My father was a sportsman. He represented South Africa in a couple of sports, so he was a very positive person and someone who encouraged you to be your best and give your best with everything that you do.
I just believe in the goodwill of people, the power of people to do something positive.
If I hadn't spent many years trying to be as compassionate as Mother Teresa, as positive a thinker as W. Clement Stone, as prolific a writer as Stephen King, and as good a speaker as many of the legends I have studied, I would not be as successful as I am today.
Resist your fear; fear will never lead to you a positive end. Go for your faith and what you believe.
T. D. Jakes
I am sober, grounded, focused, I'm writing again, I like where I am. I'm real positive and I got this great family that came along with my wife - I'm happily married and she's a great part of me that was missing - and I feel real good.
There are very few things that I love more than being on stage and performing, but more than anything, I want to be a positive role model for teenage girls.
All one needs to do is read - books, magazines, research the Internet - and pay attention to the influencers in their lives to discover the myriad people of strong moral character who have and still are making positive, meaningful contributions and differences in our world.
Fortune cookies are a good idea. If the message is positive, it can make your day a little better.
Helping people boost themselves out of poverty is the best way to make a lasting positive difference in a person's life.
If your mental attitude is positive, even when threats abound, you won’t lose your inner peace. On the other hand, if your mind is negative, marked by fear, suspicion and feelings of helplessness, even among your best friends, in a pleasant atmosphere and comfortable surroundings, you won’t be happy.
It's always overwhelming when you come to another country and you're embraced in such a positive way.