Norman Vincent Peale Quotes

1898 - 1993
Norman Vincent Peale
Norman Vincent Peale was a US clergyman and author that inspired millions in his lifetime and still inpires many today. Among the numerous books he has written he is best known for his book,"The Power of Positive Thinking". A book that has positively influenced millions of people around the world! Be inspired by the many books written by Norman Vincent Peale.


The person who sends out positive thoughts activates the world around him positively and draws back to himself positive results.
Norman Vincent Peale
Positive Thinking   |  


A positive thinker does not refuse to recognize the negative, he refuses to dwell on it.
Dr. Norman Vincent Peale, The Amazing Results of Positive Thinking
Inspirational Quotes  |


Enthusiasm releases the drive to carry you over obstacles and adds significance to all you do.
Norman Vincent Peale
Enthusisam   |  


The affirmation of strong perseverance, of keeping at it, of continuous, undeviating effort, is bound to pay off ultimately ultimately if you have the inner compulsion to visualize and keep at it.
Dr. Norman Vincent Peale
Words of Encouragement   |  


Believe in yourself! Have faith in your abilities! Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy
Norman Vincent Peale
Believe In Yourself   |  


Become a possibilitarian. No matter how dark things seem to be or actually are, raise your sights and see possibilities -always see them for they're always there.
Norman Vincent Peale
Possibilities   |  


Action is a great restorer and builder of confidence. Inaction is not only the result, but the cause, of fear. Perhaps the action you take will be successful; perhaps different action or adjustments will have to follow. But any action is better than no action at all.
Norman Vincent Peale
Action   |  


The mind, ever the willing servant, will respond to boldness, for boldness, in effect, is a command to deliver mental resources.
Norman Vincent Peale
Courage   |  


We tend to get what we expect.
Norman Vincent Peale
Encouraging   |  


In every difficult situation is potential value. Believe this, then begin looking for it.
Norman Vincent Peale
Potential   |  


Church going is of value if a person merely sits quietly, yielding himself to the mood and atmosphere of the church.
Dr. Norman Vincent Peale, A Guide to Confident Living
Experience   |  


I believe the Lord intends us to be filled with energy and enthusiasm; to have dynamic health of body, mind, and soul. Vibrant life is surely God's intent.
Dr. Norman Vincent Peale, Stay Alive All Your Life
Quotes about God   |  


Every individual forms his own estimate of himself and that basic estimate goes far toward determining what he becomes. You can do no more than you believe you can. You can be no more than you believe you are. Belief stimulates power within yourself. Have faith in faith. Don't be afraid to trust faith.
Dr. Norman Vincent Peale, Stay Alive All Your Life
Believe   |


Most of my years have been extremely happy, but, as with all of us, some have not. And I appreciate those, too, for sorrow and struggle are great teachers. Without them I could not have appreciated the happy times as much.
Norman Vincent Peale, The Power of Positive Living
Appreciation   |  


But with sound self-confidence you can succeed. A sense of inferiority and inadequacy interferes with the attainment of your hopes, but self-confidence leads to self-realization and successful achievement.
Dr. Norman Vincent Peale, The Power of Positive Thinking: 10 Traits for Maximum Results
Success   |  


Imaging, the forming of mental pictures or images, is based on the principle that there is a deep tendency in human nature to ultimately become precisely like that which we imagine or image ourselves as being.
Norman Vincent Peale, Positive Imaging: The Powerful Way to Change Your Life
Vision   |  


But because the going was hard, they grew tired and discouraged and finally they quit. And afterward it was often discovered that had they persevered just a little longer, had they been able to see just ahead of them, they would have found the result they sought.
Dr. Norman Vincent Peale, You Can If You Think You Can
Perseverance   |  


People who fail usually do so not because they are unable to handle an outward situation - it is the inner or mental conflict that defeats them. You must see yourself as you really are and deal with yourself on that honest basis.
Dr. Norman Vincent Peale, You Can If You Think You Can
Failure   |  


I will say that the surest way to live confidently is to have what I call a "big God." Many of us, at different times in our lives, have a very little God. And make no mistake: it is we who have limited Him.
Dr. Norman Vincent Peale, Confidence: Biblical Truths for Discovering God's Potential for You
Confidence   |  


Mankind affirms the greatness of God. And we affirm the greatness of God with our confidence. We have a big God and if we live up to a big God, which means generosity and brotherhood and kindness and goodwill, this big God will make big and confident people and a big and confident society of people who know their God.
Dr. Norman Vincent Peale, Confidence: Biblical Truths for Discovering God's Potential for You
Greatness   |  


Thus there is no reason why anyone in health and strength need acquiesce to the idea so generally and supinely accepted today that an arbitrarily set retirement age must necessarily mean an ipso facto disqualification from new and fresh forms of useful activity. No person, at any age, needs to remain on an uninspiring level of accomplishment.
Dr. Norman Vincent Peale, The Positive Principle Today
Retirement   |  


No person can become strong without struggle, without the effort of pitting himself against trouble and hardship. And to meet and deal with life creatively we will always need to be alert and thoughtful and to think in a positive manner, constantly rallying personality forces into effective and desirable action.
Dr. Norman Vincent Peale, The Positive Principle Today
Positive   |  


The trouble with most of us is that we would rather be ruined by praise than saved by criticism.
Norman Vincent Peale
Trouble   |  


What is hope? Hope is wishing for a thing to come true; faith is believing that it will come true.
Norman Vincent Peale
Hope   |  


Getting people to like you is merely the other side of liking them.
Norman Vincent Peale
Friendship   |  


Live your life and forget your age.
Norman Vincent Peale
Life   |  


Any fact facing us is not as important as our attitude toward it, for that determines our success or failure.
Norman Vincent Peale
Attitude   |  


There is a real magic in enthusiasm. It spells the difference between mediocrity and accomplishment.
Norman Vincent Peale
Accomplishment   |  


Don't take tomorrow to bed with you.
Norman Vincent Peale
Funny Quotes about Life   |


Believe it is possible to solve your problem. Tremendous things happen to the believer. So believe the answer will come. It will.
Norman Vincent Peale
Problem   |  

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