Positive Thoughts

  • To change everything... simply change your attitude.

  • A friend is a person who knows all about you, but likes you anyway.

  • A survey asked..."Who are the happiest people?"  There were four winning answers:
    1. A craftsman or artist whistling over a job well-done.
    2. A child building sand castles.
    3. A mother bathing her baby.
    4. A doctor who has finished a difficult operation and saved a life.

  • Please note that money, power, or possessions, plays no part in any of the answers.

  • He who goes out of his house in search of happiness runs after a shadow.

  • Good manners sometimes means simply putting up with other people's bad manners.

  • Do you always want to be right, or do you want to be happy?

  • It is my observation that too many of us are spending money we haven't earned, to buy things we don't need, to impress people we don't like.

  • The most important thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother.

  • To be bitter is to waste precious moments of a life that is too short already.

  • There's no limit to what you can achieve if you don't mind who gets the credit.

  • Only GOD is in a position to look down on anyone.

  • No matter how hard you hug your money, it never hugs back.

  • No one is guaranteed happiness.  Life just gives each person time and space. It's up to us to fill it with joy.

  • Your religion is what you do when the sermon is over.

  • Critism never built a house, wrote a play, composed a song, painted a picture, or improved a marriage.

  • Almost all of our unhappiness is the result of comparing ourselves to others.

  • Sign above an office clock:  "This clock will never be stolen; too many employees are watching it."

  • Every day we are given stones. What do we build with them? A bridge, or a wall?

  • You wouldn't be worried about what people think of you if you knew how seldom they actually do.

  • Our character is what we do when we think no one is looking.

  • When you have nothing important or interesting to say, don't let anyone persuade you to say it.

  • Of all the things you wear, your expression is the most important. If someone remembers your suit and not your smile, you didn't smile enough.

  • The surest way to make yourself happy is to make someone else happy.

  • Be smarter than people... just don't tell them so.

  • Beginning today, treat everyone you meet as if they were going to be dead by midnight. Extend to them all the care, kindness, and understanding you can muster, and do it with no thought of any reward.  Your life will never be the same again.

  • "Judge not, and you shall not be judged. Condem not, and you shall not be condemned. Forgive, and you will be forgiven."

[ Author Unknown -- submitted by Lady Millie, via Aiken@AikensLaughs.com ]


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