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.


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

Silence fertilizes the deep place where personality grows. A life with a peaceful center can weather all storms.     

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

Yesterday ended last night. Every day is a new beginning. Learn the skill of forgetting. And move on.      

Norman Vincent Peale

Dwelling on negative thoughts is like fertilizing weeds.      

Norman Vincent Peale

Never think negatively, for the negative thinker does a very dangerous thing. He pumps out negative thoughts into the world around him and thus activates the world negatively.      

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

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.     

Norman Vincent Peale

Enthusiasm releases the drive to carry you over obstacles and adds significance to all you do.     

Norman Vincent Peale

Empty pockets never held anyone back. Only empty heads and empty hearts can do that.     

Norman Vincent Peale

Empty pockets never held anyone back. Only empty heads and empty hearts can do that.     

Norman Vincent Peale

"It is a fact that you project what you are"     

Norman Vincent Peale

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

Norman Vincent Peale

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

Norman Vincent Peale

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

Norman Vincent Peale

Only the believers pick up the prizes in life.     

Norman Vincent Peale

Only the person who risks is truly free. A man's conquest of himself dwarfs the conquest of Mt. Everest.     

Norman Vincent Peale