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23 Powerful Attitude Quotes from the Best Books

Whoso finds an excellent book obtains the key to greatness. Here are selected attitude quotes from the books we like best and where you can get a copy.

Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference.
John Mason, Believe You Can
Circumstances are the rulers of the weak; but they are the instruments of the wise.
Samuel Glover, Believe You Can
Enthusiasm and persistence can make an average person superior; indifference and lethargy can make a superior person average.
William Ward, Believe You Can
Enthusiasm makes everything different. You can't control the length of each day, but you can control its impact by adding fun and enthusiasm.
John Mason, Believe You Can
It is not what happens to you but how you think about what happens to you that causes your response, positive or negative, stressful or unstressful.
Brian Tracy, Maximum Achievement
It is our attitude toward our world and toward all the people in it that will determine the world's attitude and all the people's attitude toward us.
Earl Nightingale, The Strangest Secret
It isn't enough to know that you know. It's more important to show that you know.
John Mason, An Enemy Called Average
Mistakes have hidden powers to help us, but they fail in their mission of helping us when we blame them on other people.
John Mason, Believe You Can
Most people try to improve or change aspects of their lives by trying to get other people to change. They don't like what they see reflecting back to them in the mirror of their lives so they work at polishing the mirror instead of going to the source of reflection.
Brian Tracy, Maximum Achievement
Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal; nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude.
Bob Proctor, The ABCs of Success
One way to stand head-and-shoulders above the crowd is to choose to do regular, ordinary things in an extraordinary and supernatural way—with great enthusiasm.
John Mason, An Enemy Called Average
Smiling—proof that you are happy and enthusiastic—is always a choice, not a result. It is a decision you must consciously make.
John Mason, An Enemy Called Average
The call of God is a call to excellence, not to mediocrity. If anything is worth doing, it is worth doing well. If you can't do it with excellence, don't bother.
John Mason, An Enemy Called Average
The decision is up to us—we can choose to turn a failure into a hitching post or into a guidepost in our lives.
John Mason, An Enemy Called Average
The greatest revolution of my life is the discovery that individuals can change the outer aspects of their lives by changing the inner attitudes of their minds.
William James, Maximum Achievement
The ultimate measure of man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenges and controversy.
Martin Luther King Jr., Believe You Can
There is absolutely nothing wrong with being dissatisfied. Dissatisfaction caused:
  • Edison to light up the world.
  • Ford to give us the automobile.
  • The Wright brothers to introduce us to a new kingdom.
  • Bell to enable us to speak to someone on the other side of the globe.
Bob Proctor, The ABCs of Success
When you make a mistake and then make an excuse for it, you have made two mistakes.
John Mason, Believe You Can
You are never fully dressed until you wear a smile. It's the best face-lift!
John Mason, Believe You Can
You have a choice: Let the obstacle be an alibi, or let it be an opportunity.
John Mason, Believe You Can
Your personality is healthy to the degree to which you can freely forgive people who have hurt you in some ways.
Brian Tracy, Maximum Achievement
Your personality is healthy to the degree to which you can get along easily with many different kinds of people.
Brian Tracy, Maximum Achievement
Your personality is healthy to the degree to which you deliberately look for the good in each person and each situation.
Brian Tracy, Maximum Achievement

References

  1. Believe You Can
  2. Maximum Achievement
  3. The Strangest Secret
  4. An Enemy Called Average
  5. The ABCs of Success