Norman Vincent Peale Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old Norman Vincent Peale quotes, Norman Vincent Peale sayings, and Norman Vincent Peale proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


Change your thoughts and you change your world.

Norman Vincent Peale

Fear is never a reason for quitting; it is only an excuse.

Norman Vincent Peale

Our happiness depends on the habit of mind we cultivate. So practice happy thinking every day. Cultivate the merry heart, develop the happiness habit, and life will become a continual feast.

Norman Vincent Peale

It takes struggle, a goal and enthusiasm to make a champion.

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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

Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy.

Norman Vincent Peale

The trouble with most of us is that we would rather be ruined by praise than saved by criticism.     

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Lots of people limit their possibilities by giving up easily. Never tell yourself this is too much for me. It's no use. I can't go on. If you do you're licked, and by your own thinking too. Keep believing and keep on keeping on.     

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Change your thoughts and you change your world.

Norman Vincent Peale

Change your thoughts and you change your world.

Norman Vincent Peale

When people believe in themselves they have the first secret of success

Norman Vincent Peale

Through persistence, self-knowledge, prayer, commitment, optimism, a resolute trust in God and the building of your own personal moral strength, you can enjoy the blessings of a deeper faith and face the difficulties of life with courage and confidence.     

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When you become detached mentally from yourself and concentrate on helping other people with their difficulties, you will be able to cope with your own more effectively. Somehow, the act of self-giving is a personal power-releasing factor.     

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Promises are like crying babies in a theater, they should be carried out at once.

Norman Vincent Peale

Stand up to your obstacles and do something about them. You will find that they haven't half the strength you think they have.

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What the mind can conceive and believe, and the heart desire, you can achieve.

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Part of the happiness of life consists not in fighting battles, but in avoiding them. A masterly retreat is in itself a victory.

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It is of practical value to learn to like yourself. Since you must spend so much time with yourself you might as well get some satisfaction out of the relationship.     

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Think positively about yourself.... ask God who made you to keep on remaking you.     

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

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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

The life of inner peace, being harmonious and without stress, is the easiest type of existence.     

Norman Vincent Peale

Stand up to your obstacles and do something about them. You will find that they haven't half the strength you think they have.

Norman Vincent Peale

Every problem has in it the seeds of its own solution. If you don't have any problems, you don't get any seeds.

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Understanding can overcome any situation, however mysterious or insurmountable it may appear to be.     

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Learn to relax. Your body is precious, as it houses your mind and spirit. Inner peace begins with a relaxed body.

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Watch your manner of speech if you wish to develop a peaceful state of mind. Start each day by affirming peaceful, contented and happy attitudes and your days will tend to be pleasant and successful.     

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Live your life and forget your age.

Norman Vincent Peale

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

Change your thoughts and you change your world.

Norman Vincent Peale

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