"Part of the happiness of life consists not in fighting battles, but in avoiding them. A masterly retreat is in itself a victory."
"Happiness often sneaks in through a door you didn't know you left open."Norman Vincent Peale on John Barrymore
"Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions."Norman Vincent Peale on Dalai Lama
"Most folks are as happy as they make up their minds to be."Norman Vincent Peale on Abraham Lincoln
"I am determined to be cheerful and happy in whatever situation I may find myself. For I have learned that the greater part of our misery or unhappiness is determined not by our circumstance but by our disposition."Norman Vincent Peale on Martha Washington
"Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony."Norman Vincent Peale on Mahatma Gandhi
"When you pray for anyone you tend to modify your personal attitude toward him."
"Any fact facing us is not as important as our attitude toward it, for that determines our success or failure. The way you think about a fact may defeat you before you ever do anything about it. You are overcome by the fact because you think you are."
"Change your thoughts and you change your world."
"Change yourself and your work will seem different."
"One of the greatest moments in anybody's developing experience is when he no longer tries to hide from himself but determines to get acquainted with himself as he really is."