21 short positive quotes you can use to inspire others

Short Positive QuotesIf you’re looking for some short positive quotes then today I’ve curated 21 that I hope will appeal to you, dear reader.

Short positive quotes can really inspire the people around you, so it’s worth taking a close look at these on offer today. You might be able to work one or two of them into your working day.

If you’ve got a presentation to do or people to motivate then you might find some useful ammunition here.

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Short Positive Quotes:

  1. Live life to the fullest, and focus on the positive. ~Matt Cameron
  2. You cannot have a positive life and a negative mind. ~Joyce Meyer
  3. Today or any day that phone may ring and bring good news. ~Ethel Waters
  4. If you’re not making mistakes, then you’re not doing anything. ~John Wooden
  5. In order to carry a positive action, we must develop here a positive vision. ~Dalai Lama
  6. Positive thinking will let you do everything better than negative thinking will. ~Zig Ziglar
  7. Yesterday is not ours to recover, but tomorrow is ours to win or lose. ~Lyndon B. Johnson
  8. A strong, positive self-image is the best possible preparation for success. ~Joyce Brothers
  9. Your smile will give you a positive countenance that will make people feel comfortable around you. ~Les Brown
  10. It’s a wonderful thing to be optimistic. It keeps you healthy and it keeps you resilient. ~Daniel Kahneman
  11. Work hard, stay positive, and get up early. It’s the best part of the day. ~George Allen, Sr
  12. To succeed, you need to find something to hold on to, something to motivate you, something to inspire you. ~Tony Dorsett
  13. I often think that the night is more alive and more richly coloured than the day. ~Vincent Van Gogh
  14. The joy of life comes from our encounters with new experiences, and hence there is no greater joy than to have an endlessly changing horizon, for each day to have a new and different sun. ~Christopher McCandless
  15. Always do your best. Your best is going to change from moment to moment. It will be different when you’re healthy as opposed to sick. Under any circumstance simply do your best and you’ll avoid self-judgment, self-abuse and regret. ~Don Miguel Ruiz
  16. If you have a positive attitude and constantly strive to give your best effort, eventually you will overcome your immediate problems and find you are ready for greater challenges. ~Pat Riley
  17. I believe in karma, and I believe if you put out positive vibes to everybody, that’s all you’re going to get back. ~Kesha
  18. I believe if you keep your faith, you keep your trust, you keep the right attitude, if you’re grateful, you’ll see God open up new doors. ~Joel Osteen
  19. When you wake up every day, you have two choices. You can either be positive or negative; an optimist or a pessimist. I choose to be an optimist. It’s all a matter of perspective. ~Harvey Mackay
  20. Your attitude is like a box of crayons that colour your world. Constantly colour your picture grey, and your picture will always be bleak. Try adding some bright colours to the picture by including humour, and your picture begins to lighten up. ~Allen Klein
  21. Positive feelings come from being honest about yourself and accepting your personality, and physical characteristics, warts and all; and, from belonging to a family that accepts you without question. ~Willard Scott

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99 Short proverbs about life (you’ll just love No 54)

Short-proverbs-about-lifeTravel around the world and you’ll hear so many insightful, short proverbs about life and how best to deal with it.

Now I believe that the best education you can have is at the University of Life.

In my time at the University of Life, I’ve travelled to over 70 countries and I now have several journals of proverbs from around the world that I’ve collected along the way.

So, today I’ve put together another batch of those short proverbs about life that really appeal to me.

And in the era of COVID, in particular, No 54 definitely resonated with me.

So take a few minutes to reflect on them all and then see how many of these little bite-sized pieces of wisdom you can work into your day.

Short proverbs about life (1-20):

  1. Even silence speaks. ~Hausa Proverb
  2. A stumble is not a fall. ~Haitian Proverb
  3. As you teach you learn. ~Jewish Proverb
  4. Need is a bad negotiator. ~Icelandic Proverb
  5. Blame is a lazy man’s wages. ~Danish Proverb
  6. The bitter heart eats its owner. ~Bantu Proverb
  7. Mewing cats catch no mice. ~Georgian Proverb
  8. Nothing is easy to the unwilling. ~Gaelic Proverb
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  10. All married women or not wives. ~Japanese Proverb
  11. A big chair does not make a king. ~Sudanese Proverb
  12. No road is long with good company. ~Turkish Proverb
  13. Prepare your proof before you argue. ~Jewish Proverb
  14. When deeds speak words are nothing. ~African Proverb
  15. Ask for advice then use your head. ~Norwegian Proverb
  16. Evil thoughts often come from idleness. ~Gaelic Proverb
  17. Fear an ignorant man more than a lion. ~Kurdish Proverb
  18. It’s easier to give orders than to work. ~Lithuanian Proverb
  19. A bad workman always blames his tools. ~Traditional Proverb
  20. Always tell the truth in the form of a joke. ~Armenian Proverb
  21. The noisiest drum has nothing but air inside. ~Filipino Proverb

Short proverbs about life (21-40):

  1. A disease known is half cured. ~Irish Proverb
  2. A contented man is always rich. ~Latin Proverb
  3. Locks keep out only the honest. ~Jewish Proverb
  4. Useful trees are cut down first. ~ Korean Proverb
  5. Gold glitters even in the mud. ~Lithuanian Proverb
  6. A dog with a bone knows no friend. ~Dutch Proverb
  7. As he thinks in his heart, so he is. ~Jewish Proverb
  8. A man dies when he stops working. ~Hebrew Proverb
  9. Promised berries will not fill the basket. ~Latvian Proverb
  10. He who puts up with insult invites injury. ~Jewish Proverb
  11. The wise man will be cheated only once. ~Finnish Proverb
  12. Examine what’s said not who is speaking. ~African Proverb
  13. A man is known by the company he keeps. ~Gaelic Proverb
  14. Put off for one day and ten days will pass. ~Korean Proverb
  15. For every wise man there’s one still wiser. ~Kurdish Proverb
  16. Bad is called good when worse happens. ~Norwegian Proverb
  17. If you can’t use your eyes, follow your nose. ~Latvian Proverb
  18. People show their character by what they laugh at. ~German Proverb
  19. Don’t insult the alligator until you’ve crossed the river. ~Haitian Proverb
  20. Calm water does not mean there are no crocodiles. ~Indonesian Proverb

Short proverbs about life (41-60):

  1. A fish gets bigger when it gets away. ~Japanese Proverb
  2. You cannot strike a face that is smiling. ~Korean Proverb
  3. The wise man will be cheated only once. ~Finnish Proverb
  4. He who knows nothing doubts nothing. ~Brazilian Proverb
  5. Five fingers are brothers, but not equals. ~Afghan Proverb
  6. Against stupidity, God himself is helpless. ~Jewish Proverb
  7. A kind word never broke anyone’s mouth. ~Irish Proverb
  8. Use your enemy’s hand to catch a snake. ~Persian Proverb
  9. Nothing is difficult if you’re used to it. ~Indonesian proverb
  10. Make a friend when you don’t need one. ~Jamaican Proverb
  11. Who finds a faithful friend finds a treasure. ~Jewish Proverb
  12. By getting angry, you show you’re wrong. ~Malagasy Proverb
  13. Eggs have no business dancing with stones. ~Haitian Proverb
  14. Do it today. Tomorrow it might be forbidden. ~Finnish Proverb
  15. A man grows most tired while standing still. ~Chinese Proverb
  16. Loose tongues are worse than wicked hands. ~Jewish Proverb
  17. Boil the water and the scum will rise to the top. ~Berber Proverb
  18. You can’t take the milk back from the coffee. ~Jamaican Proverb
  19. No one is as deaf as the man who will not listen. ~Jewish Proverb
  20. A mother understands what a child does not say. ~Jewish Proverb

Short proverbs about life (61-80):

  1. Don’t open a shop unless you know how to smile. ~Jewish Proverb
  2. If you’re not going to bite, don’t show your teeth. ~Ivorian Proverb
  3. Listen with one ear, be suspicious with the other. ~Laotian Proverb
  4. Bargain like a gypsy but pay like a gentleman. ~Hungarian Proverb
  5. A dog that barks all the time gets no attention. ~Argentine Proverb
  6. To a starving man, bread is sweeter than honey. ~Lithuanian Proverb
  7. Never beat a snake when you haven’t seen its head. ~Swazi Proverb
  8. The only truly dead are those who’ve been forgotten. ~Jewish Proverb
  9. Give a blind man eyes and he will ask for eyebrows. ~Georgian Proverb
  10. Don’t insult the alligator until you’ve crossed the river. ~Haitian Proverb
  11. Lower your voice and strengthen your argument. ~Lebanese Proverb
  12. Those who can’t dance say the music is no good. ~Jamaican Proverb
  13. A bad word whispered will echo one hundred miles. ~Chinese Proverb
  14. A fool and water will go the way they are directed. ~Ethiopian Proverb
  15. When a habit begins to cost money, it’s called a hobby. ~Jewish Proverb
  16. Only your friends will tell you when your face is dirty. ~Burmese Proverb
  17. He that is unkind to his own will not be kind to others. ~Galician Proverb
  18. A closed mouth and open eyes never did anyone harm. ~German Proverb
  19. The Sun does not forget a village just because it is small. ~African Proverb
  20. The good fellow to everyone is a good friend to know one. ~Jewish Proverb

Short proverbs about life (81-99):

  1. A good conversation is better than a good bed. ~Ethiopian proverb
  2. Romance without finance doesn’t stand a chance. African-American Proverb
  3. Be happy while you’re living for you’re a long time dead. ~Scottish Proverb
  4. A joke is often the hole through which the truth whistles. ~Japanese Proverb
  5. The coroner and the lawyer grow fat on the quarrels of fools. ~Gaelic Proverb
  6. Keep your eye on girls that don’t tell the mothers everything. ~Luxembourg Proverb.
  7. Never wrestle with a strong man, not bring a rich man to court. ~Latvian Proverb
  8. Don’t be so much in love that you can’t tell when it’s raining. ~Malagasy Proverb
  9. If there were no fools, how would we recognise the wise? ~Norwegian Proverb
  10. Offer the lazy man an egg and he’ll want you to peel it for him. ~Lithuanian Proverb
  11. A chameleon does not leave one tree until he’s sure of another. ~Arab Proverb
  12. What you don’t see with your eyes, don’t invent with your tongue. ~Jewish Proverb
  13. Even a fish wouldn’t get into trouble if it kept its mouth shut. ~Korean Proverb
  14. Consider the fact seven times before you suspect someone. ~Japanese Proverb
  15. Be sure that the candle is lit before you throw away the match. ~Creole Proverb
  16. Cold tea and cold rice are bearable, but cold looks and cold words are not. ~Japanese Proverb
  17. Offer the lazy man an egg and he will want you to peel it for him. ~Lithuanian Proverb
  18. If the rich could hire someone else to die, the poor would make a wonderful living. ~Jewish Proverb
  19. Better to have a thousand enemies outside the house than to have one single enemy inside it. ~Lebanese Proverb

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21 things you need to know in life to avoid its pitfalls

21-things-you-need-to-know-in-lifeThere are a lot of things you need to know about life, dear reader. In fact, there are far too many for a single blog post, of course. So today, let’s just focus on 21 things that I think are important.

So, I offer you 21 quotes that I think reflect those things you definitely need to know about life.

I hope you find them useful and interesting.

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Things You Need To Know In Life (1-11):

  1. You don’t decide your future. You make choices and your choices decide your future. So you’d better learn to make good choices.
  2. Falling down happens to everyone. Staying down is the problem. So get up, dust yourself off, and try again.
  3. Success is enjoying what you do, whilst having sufficient money to live your preferred lifestyle comfortably.
  4. Remaining loyal to the circumstances into which you were born is not a noble act. It’s perfectly reasonable to want more from life. Just because you were born poor doesn’t mean you have to remain poor.
  5. If the world is to be a better place then we should focus on that which we have in common, not that which separates us.
  6. As long as we’re not hurting anyone else, how we choose to live our lives is no one’s business but our own.
  7. There’s no such thing as easy money. Any suggestion to the contrary will be a scam and you’ll get burned if you’re unwise enough to get involved.
  8. If something cannot be subjected to scrutiny and criticism then it’s probably not a good idea in the first place.
  9. Never believe that you cannot be fooled, because we can all be a little gullible, occasionally. That’s what scammers rely on. So, be on your guard.
  10. If your job can be done from anywhere, then someone anywhere can do your job? So, when companies are looking to save money, to increase their profits, what do you think they’ll do?
  11. We have to deal with life as it is and not how we like it to be. We must protect ourselves and our interests because no one else will do it for us.

Things You Need To Know In Life (12 – 21):

  1. Get to know and be inspired by people who fit the future you want. Don’t allow those from your past to limit your ambition.
  2. If we view the world through the prism of media headlines, it can only ever be a depressing place. Avoid the media and suddenly everything seems much brighter.
  3. With gambling, there’s only one winner consistently and that’s the casino. That’s why they’re in business.
  4. A promotion at work is not a reward for what you’ve done in the past it’s the opportunity to show what you can do in the future.
  5. If we don’t expect much from people then we won’t get much from people. Low expectations lead to poor results. Expect more to get more. Leadership is about getting the best out of people, not going soft on them.
  6. We’ll keep making the same mistake until we learn the lesson the mistake was intended to teach us. Life’s a classroom and the lessons never stop.
  7. Your years on this earth will teach you far more than you could possibly learn in any university or college of further education.
  8. If you’re with the wrong person, the sooner you let them go, the sooner you’ll have a chance of finding the right person.
  9. It matters not that you are rich, famous and important. What matters is how you treat other people, especially those who can do nothing for you.
  10. Celebrity pronouncements via social media might look like they’re sharing insight into their lives. They’re not. They’re simply promoting their brand and whatever it is they’re selling. Their aim is to carefully construct a hip and edgy image. In short, it’s fake.

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21 Wise sayings and quotes guaranteed to make you think

21-Wise-sayings-and-quotesIf you’re looking for some wise sayings and quotes, dear reader, then here are 21 excellent proverbs from around the world guaranteed to make you think.

Proverbs hold the wisdom of the ancients. They are filled with the hard-bitten experience of people who’ve endured the toughest lives and yet have managed to find a way to live life regardless.

So, take a few moments to reflect on these wise sayings and quotes and see how many of them you can work into your day, as you offer the benefit of your experience to others.

And don’t forget, please feel free to share them.

Wise sayings and quotes:

  1. Luck helps the audacious. ~German Proverb
  2. Gold, when beaten, shines. ~Peruvian Proverb
  3. Smoke never rises without fire. ~Haitian Proverb
  4. A tree doesn’t fall with one blow. ~Yiddish Proverb
  5. Every truth is not good to be told. ~Italian Proverb
  6. Examine what is said, not who is speaking. ~African Proverb
  7. Money is a good servant, but a bad master. ~French Proverb
  8. Worry gives a small thing a great shadow. ~Swedish Proverb
  9. There is no King who is not gossiped about. ~African Proverb
  10. Better an honest enemy than a false friend. ~German Proverb
  11. Cast no dirt into the well that gives you water. ~Korean Proverb
  12. The moon does not care if the dog barks at it. ~Czech Proverb
  13. The goat’s business is not the sheep’s business. ~Haitian Proverb
  14. If there’s a way into the wood, there’s also a way out. ~Irish Proverb
  15. If you believe everything you read, better not read. ~Japanese Proverb
  16. Don’t insult the alligator until you’ve crossed the river. ~Haitian Proverb
  17. You’ll never plough a field by turning it over in your mind. ~Irish Proverb
  18. When you shoot an arrow of truth, dip its point in honey. ~Saudi Proverb
  19. When you go to a donkey’s house, don’t talk about ears. ~Jamaican Proverb
  20. A new broom sweeps clean but an old broom knows the corners. ~Irish Proverb
  21. Better to have one thousand enemies outside the house, than one single enemy inside it. ~Lebanese Proverb

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