“If you are given a chance to be a role model, I think you should always take it because you can influence a person’s life in a positive light, and that’s what I want to do. That’s what it’s all about.”
~ Tiger Woods
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“You are the sum total of everything you’ve ever seen, heard, eaten, smelled, been told, forgot – it’s all there. Everything influences each of us, and because of that I try to make sure that my experiences are positive.”
~ Maya Angelou
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“Trust in dreams, for in them is hidden the gate to eternity.”
~ Khalil Gibran
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“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
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“A mediocre idea that generates enthusiasm will go further than a great idea that inspires no one.”
~ Mary Kay Ash
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“If it’s great stuff, the people who consume it are nourished. It’s a positive force.”
~ Manuel Puig
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“A lot of times people look at the negative side of what they feel they can’t do. I always look on the positive side of what I can do.”
~ Chuck Norris
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“The person who can bring the spirit of laughter into a room is indeed blessed.”
~ Bennett Cerf
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“That’s my gift. I let that negativity roll off me like water off a duck’s back. If it’s not positive, I didn’t hear it. If you can overcome that, fights are easy.”
~ George Foreman
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“Look at people for an example, but then make sure to do things your way. Surround yourself with positive people.”
~ Queen Latifah
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“You can’t make positive choices for the rest of your life without an environment that makes those choices easy, natural, and enjoyable.”
~ Deepak Chopra
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“Perpetual optimism is a force multiplier.”
~ Colin Powell
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“I think a lot of times we don’t pay enough attention to people with a positive attitude because we assume they are naive or stupid or unschooled.”
~ Amy Adams
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“I was determined to share my positive approach and not let diabetes stand in the way of enjoying my life.”
~ Paula Deen
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“I hope to make a positive, productive contribution, as cheesy as that may sound.”
~  Chelsea Clinton
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“Excellence encourages one about life generally, it shows the spiritual wealth of the world.”
~ George Eliot
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“To succeed, you need to find something to hold on to, something to motivate you, something to inspire you.”
~ Tony Dorsett
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“Few things in the world are more powerful than a positive push. A smile. A world of optimism and hope. A ‘you can do it’ when things are tough.”
~ Richard M. DeVos
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“When I learn something new – and it happens every day – I feel a little more at home in this universe, a little more comfortable in the nest.”
~ Bill Moyers
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“I surround myself with positive, productive people of good will and decency.”
~ Ted Nugent
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“Pessimism leads to weakness, optimism to power.”
~ William James
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“People deal too much with the negative, with what is wrong. Why not try and see positive things, to just touch those things and make them bloom?”
~ Nhat Hanh
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“Having achieved my own dreams, I want to give to kids who are less fortunate, who struggle with everyday obstacles. I want to give them something positive in their lives: support.” 
~ Kristi Yamaguchi
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“You learn far more from negative leadership than from positive leadership. Because you learn how not to do it. And, therefore, you learn how to do it.”
~ Norman Schwarzkopf
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