Attitude: (disposition...perspective...temperament... )

... the greatest part of our happiness or misery depends on our dispositions and not on our circumstances. --- Martha Washington 1731

Attitudes are more important than facts. --- Carl Menninger

Attitudes are more important than facts. --- Norman Vincent Peale 1898

Happiness doesn't depend on the actual number of blessings we manage to scratch from life, only our attitude towards them. --- Alexander Solzhenitsyn 1918

Happiness is an endowment and not an acquisition. It depends more upon temperament and disposition than environment. --- John J. Ingalls

Human beings can alter their lives by altering their attitudes of mind. --- William James 1842

If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. --- Henry David Thoreau 1817

In every block of marble I see a statue as plain as though it stood before me, shaped and perfect in attitude and action. I have only to hew away the rough walls that imprison the lovely apparition to reveal it to the other eyes as mine see it. --- Michelangelo 1475

Nothing is good or bad, but thinking makes it so. --- William Shakespeare 1564

Take the attitude of a student. Never be too big to ask questions. Never know too much to learn something new. --- Og Mandino 1923

The greater part of our happiness or misery depends on our dispositions and not on our circumstances. We carry the seeds of the one or the other about with us in our minds wherever we go. --- Martha Washington 1731

The greatest discovery of my generation is that a human being can alter his life by altering his attitudes of mind. --- William James 1842

The greatest revolution of our generation is the discovery that human beings, by changing the inner attitudes of their minds, can change the outer aspects of their lives. --- William James 1842

We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars. --- Oscar Wilde 1854

We who lived in concentration camps can remember the men who walked through the huts comforting others, giving away their last piese of bread. They may have been few in number, but they offer sufficient proof that everything can be taken away from man but one thing: the last of the human freedoms - to choose one's attitude in any given set of circumstances, to choose one's own way. --- Viktor Frankl

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