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Most folks are about as happy as they make their minds up to be. -Abraham Lincoln

You can conquer almost any fear if you will only make up your mind to do so. For remember,
fear doesn’t exist anywhere except in the mind. -Dale Carnegie

If you think you can win, you can win. Faith is necessary to victory. -William Hazlitt

All that a man achieves and all that he fails to achieve is the direct result of his own thoughts. -James Allen

Happiness doesn’t depend on any external conditions, it is governed by our mental attitude. – Dale Carnegie

Self-critical thoughts and detrimental predictions about yourself have a huge impact on our mood/feelings. It affects our attitude, decisions and behaviour. They ensure our self-esteem stays low and can create physical illnesses. -Maddy Malhotra

One of the unfortunate things about our education system is that we do not teach students how to avail themselves of their subconscious capabilities. – Bill Lear

You have to think anyway, so why not think big? – Donald Trump


Your beliefs about your worth, deserving-ness and ability decide the amount of happiness, success and love in your life. – Maddy Malhotra

Do not believe in anything simply because you have heard it.
Do not believe in anything simply because it is spoken and rumoured by many.
Do not believe in anything simply because it is found written in your religious books.
Do not believe in anything merely on the authority of your teachers and elders.
Do not believe in traditions because they have been handed down for many generations.
But after observation and analysis, when you find that anything agrees with reason and is conducive to the good and benefit of one and all, then accept it and live up to it.

I stand for freedom of expression, doing what you believe in, and going after your dreams. -Madonna

Don’t limit yourself. Many people limit themselves to what they think they can do. You can go as far as your mind lets you. What you believe, remember, you can achieve. -Mary Kay Ash


There is no dictionary in the world that includes the words ’skinny’ or ‘fat’ under the definitions of ‘beautiful’ and ‘ugly’. So, focus on being healthy and stop the self-criticism.– Maddy Malhotra

Intention of seeking attention is an addiction. A vicious cycle which damages your health, finances and relationships. It will NOT improve your self-image, increase your self-worth or fulfil the need of genuine praise.
– Maddy Malhotra


All our dreams can come true… if we have the courage to pursue them. -Walt Disney

Most of us have far more courage than we ever dreamed possible. -Dale Carnegie


The reason most people never reach their goals is that they don’t define them, or ever seriously consider them as believable or achievable. Winners can tell you where they are going, what they plan to do along the way, and who will be sharing the adventure with them. -Denis Waitley

Without goals, and plans to reach them, you are like a ship that has set sail with no destination.
-Fitzhugh Dodson


For myself I am an optimist – it does not seem to be much use being anything else. –Sir Winston Churchill

A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.
-Sir Winston Churchill

Obstacles don’t have to stop you. If you run into a wall, don’t turn around and give up. Figure out how to climb it, go through it, or work around it. -Michael Jordan


The definition of successful people is simply ordinary people with extraordinary determination. You cannot keep determined people from success. If you place stumbling blocks in their way, they will use them for stepping-stones and climb to new heights. People who succeed have a goal, a dream and make their plans and follow them.
-Mary Kay

Edison failed 10,000 times before he made the electric light. Do not be discouraged if you fail a few times.
-Napoleon Hill


Remind yourself daily that someone somewhere is happy with less than you possess.
-Maddy Malhotra (Best-selling Author | Success & Happiness Coach | Trainer)

Of all the attitudes we can acquire, surely the attitude of gratitude is the most important, and by far the most life-changing. -Zig Ziglar

Every morning, you have a choice either to be thankful for what you have or to complain about what you don’t have.
-Maddy Malhotra

What are you addicted to: being thankful for your blessings or moaning about your problems?
-Maddy Malhotra

It is necessary to cultivate the habit of being grateful for every good thing that comes to you, and to give thanks continuously. -Wallace Wattles

Develop an attitude of gratitude, and give thanks for everything that happens to you, knowing that every step forward is a step toward achieving something bigger and better than your current situation. -Brian Tracy

Gratitude opens the door to: the power, the wisdom, the creativity of the Universe. You open the door through gratitude. -Deepak Chopra


Time is more valuable than money. You can get more money, but you cannot get more time. -Jim Rohn

Most people spend more time and energy going around problems than in trying to solve them. -Henry Ford

Time is your most important asset. Split your life into 10-minute units and sacrifice as few as possible to meaningless activity. -Ingvar Kamprad

Don’t say you don’t have enough time. You have exactly the same number of hours per day that were given to Helen Keller, Pasteur, Michelangelo, Mother Teresa, Leonardo da Vinci, Thomas Jefferson, and Albert Einstein.
-H. Jackson Brown, Jr.


Insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results. -Albert Einstein

You have to learn the rules of the game. And then you have to play better than anyone else. -Albert Einstein

Never, never, never, never give up. -Winston Churchill

You must take action now that will move you towards your goals. Develop a sense of urgency in your life.
-H. Jackson Brown, Jr


You were born to win, but to be a winner, you must plan to win, prepare to win, and expect to win.
-Zig Ziglar

When you reach an obstacle, turn it into an opportunity. You have the choice. You can overcome and be a winner, or you can allow it to overcome you and be a loser. The choice is yours and yours alone. Refuse to throw in the towel. Go that extra mile that failures refuse to travel. It is far better to be exhausted from success than to be rested from failure. -Mary Kay Ash


Success seems to be connected with action. Successful people keep moving. They make mistakes, but they don’t quit.
-Conrad Hilton

Success in business requires training and discipline and hard work. But if you’re not frightened by these things, the opportunities are just as great today as they ever were. -David Rockefeller

If we do our best and make efforts, a peaceful and great future will become ours without fail. Whether we succeed or not depends on the strength of our resolve and the amount of our endeavour. -anonymous

There are no great limits to growth because there are no limits of human intelligence, imagination, and wonder.
-Ronald Reagan

Success is simply a matter of luck. Ask any failure. -Earl Wilson


Wealth, like happiness, is never attained when sought after directly. It comes as a by-product of providing a useful service. -Henry Ford


Destiny is no matter of chance. It is a matter of choice. It is not a thing to be waited for, it is a thing to be achieved.
-William Jennings Bryan

People are always blaming their circumstances for what they are. I don’t believe in circumstances. The people who get on in this world are the people who get up and look for the circumstances they want, and, if they can’t find them, make them. -George Bernard Shaw

We are each responsible for our own life – no other person is or even can be. -Oprah Winfrey


Poor is the man whose pleasures depend on the permission of another. -Madonna

Never forget that only dead fish swims with the stream. -Malcolm Muggeridge


It’s better to hang out with people better than you,… Pick out associates whose behaviour is better than yours and you’ll drift in that direction. -Warren Buffett

A lot of people are afraid to say what they want. That’s why they don’t get what they want. -anonymous

To live a creative life, we must lose our fear of being wrong. -Joseph chilton

If I had eight hours to chop down a tree, I’d spend six hours sharpening my axe. -Abraham Lincoln

Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance you must keep moving. -Albert Einstein

Some people die at 25 and aren’t buried until 75. -Benjamin Franklin

An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest. -Benjamin Franklin

The only real security that a man will have in this world is a reserve of knowledge, experience, and ability.
-Henry Ford

You get in life what you have the courage to ask for. -Oprah Winfrey

A man in debt is so far a slave. -Ralph Waldo Emerson

I get a gift every morning, the gift of a new day,
It’s up to me whether I make it bright, joyful or grey.
I can choose to be Happy, Successful and Content,
Or dishonor it with worry, anger or resent.”
– Maddy Malhotra