If you're ignoring your dreams to pursue something more acceptable
or less risky, you are taking the road most taken.
Because God created you and Christ has made you acceptable,
don't worry about what other people say about you.
By looking for the good in others and praising it, we are doing
ourselves a service too, as we tend to experience in our lives what
we are giving our energy and attention to.
Don McArt, The Mental Makeover
Being able to ask good questions to discover more about the
other person or understand something
is probably one of the most important interpersonal skills.
D. Chandler, Communication: Influence and Persuasion Secrets
Some people are motivated to kindness for the self-gratification
that offers them a personal reward and confirmation to their identity
as a good person.
Gerald Campbell, Kindness: The 8 Laws of Kindness
I believe the choice to be excellent begins with aligning your
thoughts and words with the intention to require more from yourself.
You have to encourage your child to do it better next time. Even if they miss,
tell them that they did a good job.
Mary Appleton, Parenting
Words of Encouragement
Find your own feel good thoughts and spend time with each one.
Elaine Harrison, Today Is the Day You Change Your Life
Success and failure, when carried out with good intention, both lead to wisdom, peace and kindness.
Kate Carne, Seven Secrets Of Mindfulness
We are accountable to reality. To truth and goodness and beauty.
Beth Felker Jones, Faithful
Another excellent character trait is persistence. No matter whom you are or where you serve or work, persistence will pay off in many ways.
Joe Allen and David Donaldson, How to be Successful
Experience has been a stern but excellent teacher.
Og Mandino, Secrets for Success and Happiness
No matter where I go or who I encounter, my belief in the essential goodness and well-meaning nature of the overwhelming majority remains unshaken.
Tony Clark Believe
God is actively working to bring good out of whatever
happens in your life. To hold on to hope in the midst of tough times,
you'll need to grab a hold of this truth.
Rick Warren Hope
The other thing exceptional people seem to have is a special talent
for converting life's setbacks into future successes.
Carol S. Dweck, Mindset
When you add good habits into your life, it illuminates another possible path, restores your confidence,
and gives you hope.
Stephen Guise, Mini Habits
Some people seem to possess an exceptional ability to focus.
They get through work at an amazing rate and always seem to
be engaged and 'on'."
John Connelly, Focus
Anyone who is good at something has spent plenty of time practicing
and learning to master it.
Ray Brownstone, The Success Edge
When we are fully present, we have access to our greatest power,
creativity and ability to communicate and perform exceptionally at
whatever we are doing.
Christopher Babson, Bold! Success System
Let us be lovers of good words. Let us embrace good words,
listen to good words, repeat good words, write good words,
read good words, sing good words, celebrate good words.
If we have no end goal in mind, we are simply leaving it to chance
that our life will follow a favorable path and that we will reach
a desirable destination.
Steve Gold, Elon Musk: The Business & Life Lessons Of A Modern Day Renaissance Man
A good idea is never lost. Even though its originator or possessor
may die without publicizing it, it will someday be reborn in
the mind of another.
Thomas Edison Future
Reminding yourself of all the good people and things in your life
can change your focus and increase your level of happiness and contentment.
Angela Atkinson, Create the Life You Want
Good communications is as stimulating as black coffee,
and just as hard to sleep after.
Anne Morrow Lindbergh
God's hand never slips. He never makes a mistake. His every move is
for our own good and for our ultimate good.
It is better to be hated for what you are than to be loved for what you are not.
Prosperity is a great teacher; adversity a greater.
There is a winner in you. You were created to be successful,
to accomplish your goals, to leave your mark on this generation.
You have greatness in you. The key is to get it out.
If you can get a famous name behind your product,
to get good results.
Tom Meitner, Living with Intent
If you were to write your life motto, what would it say? Look out for number one? Or look out for the needs of others?
The real purpose of our existence is not to make a living,
but to make a life; a worthy, well-rounded, useful life.
Good things won't last…but neither will the bad things.
What's important is how you handle life when it feels like it's just too
much to handle.
Victoria Davis, Unbothered
It doesn't matter how many good ideas you come up with in your life time,
if you're unable to focus on
any one of them for a certain length of time you'll never see it come to fruition.
Alex Altman, Time Is Money
And each time you deliberately take a karmic action, take note of it. As you go to sleep reflect on the good you’ve done today.
Joanne Flinn, Karma
A positive mind is a powerful thing. There is some good that can
come out of every situation.
Kelvin Waites, Hit'em Before They Hit You
Good questions to ask yourself about the goal are: How much?
How many? How will I know if/ when it is accomplished?
Bill Price, Efficient Language Learning
Do good regardless if people will know you did it or not.
Julia Broderick, Gratitude Journal For Women
But chances are that we carry untapped strengths and abilities which,
when enfolded within the mist of optimism, can conspire to accomplish
Gina Mohammed, Ph. D.
There is only one real failure in life that is possible, and that is,
not to be true to the best one knows.
The worst can be used for the best, and that is why the thankful
heart can always be thankful for the present, for no matter what it is,
it has potential for good.
Steve Pease, What should we be thankful for
When you take good care of yourself, you are also affirming
that you love yourself and that you are worth the time and effort to improve.
Sarah Palmer, Happiness
Good time management simply means deciding what you want to
get out of life and efficiently pursuing these goals.
Stephen Hall, Life Plan and Daily Time Management
If you are always consistent in ignoring the bad behavior and rewarding
the "good" you will find your child is less combative.
J.J. Hartley, Parenting: Parenting Toddlers
We always feel good when we give to others.
Brenda Nathan, Daily Journal
We ought to give thanks for all fortune: if it is 'good,' because
it is good, if 'bad' because it works in us patience, humility, and
the contempt of this world and the hope of our eternal country.
C. S. Lewis
Through valuing yourself more through working to be your
best self, you can value others.
Annabelle Stevens, Larissa Stevens, Change Yourself, Change Your World
There's a lot to be done in this world and in our circles of influence,
and we might not be putting out much effort.
In these cases, it might do us good to "get busy".
Mike Burns, Simpler
In our lives, we can all point out things that are going wrong.
But for each item going wrong, I promise I can show you ten ways
where God is working it out for the good..
Ralene Berry, As I Encourage You, I Encourage Myself
You cannot find peace avoiding life.
There is a need for recognizing our power as women to create the world
we desire and the world that is needed for the good of the whole.
Erika Walker, A Woman's Vault
Enjoyable, healthy activities, such as hiking, bathing, eating,
watching a sunset, and listening to music, are good for you
and can help you relax.
Jay Winner, Relaxation on the Run
Underneath every dream or goal we have is a desire for appreciation.
We want to feel good about ourselves and our lives.
Mike Robbins, Focus on the Good Stuff
Life is about striking the perfect balance and since nothing in life is perfect, we have to do the best with what we got.
Anquanette Gaspard, Blink & You Will Miss It
Several business leaders have said one of the keys to success
is surrounding yourself with good people, and
I believe that to be absolutely true, especially when it
comes to forming, explaining, and executing a plan.
Willie Davis, Closing the Gap
Good ideas often have a hard time succeeding in the world.
Chip Heath; Dan Heath, Made to Stick Ideas
When I have a camera in my hands, good things happen...It was the key that would open doors to places I could never have otherwise entered.
George Lange, The Unforgettable Photograph
If it matters to the customer, doing it well is good customer service.
That's why customer service is the number-one priority.
Robert Spector, The Nordstrom Way to Customer Service Excellence