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I'd be hard-pressed to think of anybody who's made me laugh, who's funny, but who's also relentlessly positive.

I'm very positive - music-wise, production-wise and life-wise.

I make negative music, but I also make positive music because that's what thrown at me with life.

It's always a positive when radio is playing your music and fans are responding.

I think the rise of China is one of the great events of all economic and human history, and I think this will be overwhelmingly a positive thing for the region and the world.

My parents leaving a third world country to a first world country and building from nothing - that's really inspiring to me and it's influenced me in a positive way.

I spent two years in the Army. And my older brother, who was also a great positive influence on me, encouraged me to think about law school, and I said - well, I didn't have any money.

Americans try to talk about positive family values, although the actual state of things is disastrous.

The '80s seem a real positive force. The '70s were deadening, in a lot of ways.

There is something in even the darkest situations that we can make a positive in our lives.

Children may not notice the positive moments in life unless we point them out to them.

George W. Bush brought a lot of minorities into his administration, which was a positive thing, and they had some issues that they wanted to press, but 9/11 really gave them direction. It gave them a purpose.

The actual danger is nothing, and the positive advantages very great.

I think that Americans should gradually begin to adopt positive behavior rather than doing evil. They should not expect an immediate reaction in return for their positive measures. It will take time.

And they said if we help with the crisis, they would do a lot of positive acts. After we helped in those crises, they showed negative acts and the Japanese and Turks were ashamed.

In the annals of history, few men have left a more positive imprint on the world than Pope John Paul II.

It's nice to help remember somebody who really made a very positive difference in the world.

Something I've noticed as I get older is that I do think about the future more. It's all positive thinking.

The feedback that I get from my association with Gomez is heartwarming. It is very difficult for me to take anything but a positive view of the Gomez phenomenon.

I can walk into a room and create a good ambience. I was taught all about this back when I studied acting. One of the things they would teach you is how to send out positive signals when you enter a room. I am glad I learned this.

I realize I will always be the poster child for police brutality, but I can try to use that as a positive force for healing and restraint.

By allowing the positive ions to pass through an electric field and thus giving them a certain velocity, it is possible to distinguish them from the neutral, stationary atoms.

We can in fact first place the beam of rays of moving positive atomic ions in a plane perpendicular to the axis in which we see the spectral lines emitted by them.

Thus at the beginning of 1906 it seemed to be established that the emitters of the spectral series of chemical elements are their positive atomic ions.

I am blood type O-positive, which I remember by staying 'optimistic positive.'

We are a consumer company and our success is directly linked to our users trusting us. Therefore we have the same incentive as the user: they want to see relevant advertising so their experience of Google is positive and we want to deliver it.

While the wider global environment is worrying, we are seeing some positive results in our economic affairs.

Revenge is not a positive state of mind or energy to indulge your self in.

Aside from sales, the letters from readers have been primarily positive.

I've tried to take the opportunity to be as positive a person as I can be, as positive role model as I can be.

There must be a positive and negative in everything in the universe in order to complete a circuit or circle, without which there would be no activity, no motion.

We've certainly learned a lot of lessons from Katrina, from Rita. Rita was better than Katrina. We're doing a better job planning. We're closer - more closely aligned with the Department of Defense. These things would be positive things if we were to have another attack.

At any rate, I can only see such a success having positive effects for everyone, particularly as our anticipation of the World cup would only increase further.

The World Cup tournament overall and, naturally, the new stadiums at its heart, are the ideal platform to portray Germany as a positive and exceptional location, and above all of course, as a highly capable economic location.

I've realized the extraordinary power of sports to heal, unite and inspire. I believe the Olympics will serve as the ultimate platform to provide positive changes and I hope to inspire all of Japan through my strong showing there.

My grandmother always told me you must keep to your old roads and stick to your original friends and just go through smooth, be careful and stay positive.

Kids go to school and college and get through, but they don't seem to really care about using their minds. School doesn't have the kind of long term positive impact that it should.

Congress must take responsibility for a new positive direction - an innovative agenda that will lead to a more secure America. Secure communities, secure economies, and a secure quality of life.

We need a positive economic agenda that invests in the innovation and growth that will create jobs for middle class families and ensure that America remains the world leader.

We work hard on the show. We really believe in the show. It's an enormous privilege to work on a show that has the power to touch people's lives in such a positive way. The fan mail and the e-mail certainly reflect that.

This whole fuss did not only damage Fischer's image, but that of the USA as well. The way the Americans treated one of their most popular citizens did not make a positive impression worldwide.

I have great friends around me that are positive and I think that's the key to life is making your own path. Set your own rules because there is no set rule, there is no set look, there is no set anything. You make your own rules in your life. You make your own decisions.

I am a positive person. I never think of the glass as half empty. I just keep pushing forward.

When the audience leaves, I'd like them to feel positive when they go.

If I can inspire someone to go in a positive way and pursue a dream, it can only be good.

I've come to understand that there's always something positive, even in a negative situation.

I don't know why they're doing it. I have to assume that their motives are positive, not negative. But they don't understand the severity of the problem in this state.

I was raised on the values of speaking up and making a positive difference in a very political family that believed in the importance of public service.

That's really my goal now. I'm trying to be a positive role model to my kids and to just enjoy this ride, because it's hard. It's hard to enjoy it when you're in it.

After I became a citizen, I felt freer to say what I thought about this country, both negative and positive. I think I had been, consciously and subconsciously, biting my tongue in the past.

I just hope it grows into where it was before because I want my son to see it. I want him to have a positive memory of it going forward, so he can be proud of his daddy.

I know some people will be surprised to hear it, but I've found that my music, whether its blues or rock, or whatever you want to call it, can be channeled into a positive direction that actually helps people.

Whence it follows that God is absolutely perfect, since perfection is nothing but magnitude of positive reality, in the strict sense, setting aside the limits or bounds in things which are limited.

I think that giving mindless praise is ridiculous. But I understand why parents do it. They want their kids to feel good about themselves. But parents are never going to teach their children true, positive self esteem by praising everything they do.

When I was campaigning, I told the people if nothing happens under my mandate it will still be a positive thing because my mandate will be used as a rupture between the past and the future.

If we can produce more ethanol and bio-diesel to help fuel our vehicles, we will create jobs, boost local economies and produce cleaner burning fuels. This will keep dollars here at home where they can have a positive impact on our economy.

My stance has always been that there's no place in our sport for drug users. I've always said it's a ban for life if you come up positive. I stand by that.

As Bob Dole found out, you can't keep a positive image while being your party's mouthpiece in Congress. That's why no legislative leader since James Madison has ever been elected president.

Your best creative assets do not occur unless you do a mental shift. You have to be in a positive frame of mind because inspiration is fleeting. I walk to work for inspiration and to clear my mind.

With what all these people are saying, do you think that anybody wants to be around me? They all think that I did this on purpose? That I knew that I was positive, for so many years? I feel now that I'm going to be attacked if anybody sees me or if I go to the office.

If I knew I was positive, why would I have ever gone to PAW to take a test?

But nobody is listening to those points. They are just listening to the gossip which is saying that I knew I was positive for all these years because I had a faked test a few years ago.

Nobody could've ever known I was positive because I didn't know.

It was a very emotional dinner... Everyone shared personal stories about her and gave her words of encouragement and inspiration. Everyone tried to remain positive.

There's been a slow death in a way. On the positive side, there are films getting into the Academy Awards that wouldn't have, but on the negative side, financiers are now dominant and making all the decisions. I can't count the ways a director's vision is compromised.

Let's not dismiss or attack individual ideas as being inadequate before we have had a chance to assess their positive effect as part of a whole solution.

I'm positive and I smile a lot, and I'm kind of a banana, but serious work just seems to find me, so I'm not going to argue with it.

So many reality shows are scripted and create this fake drama, and it's a bunch of bull. We wanted to do something real and something wholesome and something that's focused on positive family values.

It's an important thing to have a relationship with the director, and have it be a positive one.

There's a lot of peer pressure to not do positive stories out of Iraq... I think there's a sense that the administration got a pass during the hot days of war and now that the war is over it's time to even out the deck somewhat.

It was great fun. We had gone on tour in between the sessions and reconnected with the audience and got a lot of energy back from them, a lot of positive energy.

That something extra, I believe, is a certain humanity that comes from upbeat and positive human interest letters and success stories. Advertisers like to be associated with those qualities.

I did the whole rock and roll thing that's coming up. I think you're going to enjoy that! 'Burt Rocks', it's called. I like that he's a dreamer I like how positive he is. There's a lot of things I think I can learn from Burt.

There is a positive and personal relationship between the Egyptian people and the Syrian people.

Perhaps trying to move away from my problems and focus on the positive is the best I can do.

So, we have choice, and sometimes it seems very hard, but the best way to heal physically or emotionally is to keep positive.

Everyone has things that they don't love about themselves but I think that as a woman its much healthier and more positive to focus on your good parts and the things you like about yourself, not pick yourself apart.

It just happened that the course of the campaign went negative we actually went positive for a little over a week and you do the tracking of poll numbers and it hurt us. So the public responded to those type of ads.

President Obama has basically avoided or not done any attempt to intervene in any positive way in the housing market. I think in the financial crisis that's been a shame.

Since I can barely write two books a year the best solution seems to be co-author projects. My goal isn't to get another writer to clone me... it's more to produce a book that shares my vision of positive, fun entertainment.

The nature of catastrophe is, after all, reasonably unvarying in the way it ruins, destroys, wounds and devastates. But if something can be learned from the event - not least something as profound as the theory of plate tectonics - then it somehow puts the ruination into a much more positive light.

Music and songs are written at different periods of time, at different times in your life. They reflect the feelings you have and to be honest, I quite like having positive emotions.

It demonstrates to his simple mind in the most positive manner that we have no prejudice against him on account of his race, and that while he behaves himself he will be treated the same as a white man.

Those churches have closed down or have been merged with a church that has a more positive vision.

I've felt that if you dwell too much on your errors, you're dealing in the negativity of things. I don't like that. I'd rather work on the positive reinforcement, the things I did well.

I would love to hear all types of Christian artists played all over the world. I'd love to hear good, positive mainstream music played all over the place. I'd love to be able to bring music together. But I have not deserted Christ. I have not deserted my faith.

Financial institutions, the corporate world and civil society - all must uphold high standards of probity in their working. Only a genuine partnership between the Government and its people can bring about positive change to create a just society.

My doctors warned me repeatedly that if you don't stay positive, you don't do well.

So much money and energy is expended making a film that I think it should be used for positive ends.

We made happy sounds because we were upset... just trying to make a positive situation out of a negative one.

My biggest problem will be lack of match toughness but I am a positive, optimistic person.

The worst times can be the best if you think with positive energy.

It's always overwhelming when you come to another country and you're embraced in such a positive way.

We found out tonight how important and how crucial momentum swings can be. I thought we were playing very well. We were doing a lot of positive things but then we lost the puck two times in our zone and things swung their way. You can't afford to give teams momentum.

I'm not here to discuss the past... I'm here to be positive.

The news is what it is. It's going to be good, it's going to be positive, it's going to be negative. It's going to have all sorts of effects on candidates always.

I have long been a supporter of the Head Start program because each and every year I witness the dramatic positive impact that early intervention services have on children's lives in my congressional district.

I think every time I go in a game, I have added something positive. I have gotten a rebound or made a defensive play. That is what I try to focus on.

Dallas is a positive, get-it done city.

Together, often by unanimous vote, the council has worked quickly to get positive results.

I have a treadmill, and I work out with my trainer, Julie Diamond, as often as possible. She's so positive.

I truly believe that everything that we do and everyone that we meet is put in our path for a purpose. There are no accidents we're all teachers - if we're willing to pay attention to the lessons we learn, trust our positive instincts and not be afraid to take risks or wait for some miracle to come knocking at our door.

The reason most of the children are having problems in any inner-city neighborhood is because they don't see enough positive role models in their own environment.

From what we've heard about George W., he has a lot issues that he wants to run on. They're positive. They're good. He thinks he's got a good vision for America.

We would like to ease the life of the Palestinians. I prepared a new plan that we call a positive agenda.

It's all positive energy from me, man.

I think it's almost an indulgence to focus on the dark side of things. And as you get older, you want to focus on the positive.

I want to contribute to sport and the community in a positive way.

Be positive and laugh at everything.

To protect people's lives and keep our children safe, we must implement public-works spending and do so proudly. If possible, I'd like to see the Bank of Japan purchase all of the construction bonds that we need to issue to cover the cost. That would also forcefully circulate money in the market. That would be positive for the economy, too.

America's biggest export is media and I think that's a positive thing.

I don't think, until the end, I had read a positive review of Boy Meets World.

We believe that it is very important that we have hopefully averted what would have been the most substantial headwind of all, which is a default for the first time in our history, and that that will contribute to a more positive environment that we hope will allow for greater growth and job creation.

To me, the blues is an infection. I don't think it's necessarily a melancholy thing the blues can be really positive and I think I think anyone and everyone can have a place for the blues. It need not always a woeful, sorrowful thing. It's more reflective it reminds you to feel.

Instead of yelling and spanking, which don't work anyway, I believe in finding creative ways to keep their attention - turning things into a game, for instance. And, when they do something good, positive reinforcement and praise.

I have a lot of younger fans, obviously the choices I make often influence them. But having said that, it's kind of the best motivation in the world to stay positive and make good choices.

An American Idol is someone that has all the qualities that America thinks is positive, attractive and alluring.

Research programmes, besides their negative heuristic, are also characterized by their positive heuristic.

The positive heuristic of the programme saves the scientist from becoming confused by the ocean of anomalies.

I am a happy person and I choose to be a positive person. I think some people think my life has been tragic and there have been these horrible dramas but things really have been, and are, fine.

I look to longevity. I just consider myself an actress and getting good roles. If being a 'superstar' gets me good roles, then that's a positive thing. But my goal isn't just to be a superstar. It's to act for a long time.

College was especially sweet because of the positive, hopeful atmosphere of a college campus.

I'd like to feel that an advertiser gets something extra when they advertise with us - a certain humanity that comes from upbeat and positive human interest letters and success stories.

The real metric of success isn't the size of your bank account. It's the number of lives in whom you might be able to make a positive difference.

In the case of Iraq, notwithstanding the violence there at the moment, the very fact that a hideous regime - responsible for genocide, for the use of chemical and biological weapons, aggression against two neighbors - has been removed in itself is a positive development.

I kept my age quiet for a good few years. I didn't see it as a positive. I worked remotely, so I just didn't tell people.

I did this role in Life Goes On as an HIV positive character and so emotionally that was the most challenging.

I try to give positive energy in all my shows.

I am able to really enjoy the positive attention I receive.

Television is much better crafted today then in the 70s. The content is less positive but I'm one of those that feel our entertainment reflects our world, it's not a driver - art imitates life.

Positivity, that's one of the things I try to spread throughout my company and really anyone I come in contact with. Because as you know, life's too short. You got to keep it positive and keep it fun.

It gets kinda monotonous, but that's television. There are plus sides and down sides. The positive side is that you have steady work for nine months of the year for however many years your show is on TV,.

The Games are just a nice, positive way to build friendships, camaraderie and, of course, self-esteem. Plus, the Games are a great opportunity for people to participate in sports who normally wouldn't.

It will be about which candidate, which of the two candidates remaining, is best suited to make a positive difference in the lives of North Carolina families, and I submit to each of you tonight that I am that candidate and Elizabeth Dole is not.

Well, I think the president is going to do well in terms of his influence for positive change here in the Congress, making sure that we don't overspend, making sure that we spend for only those programs that are justified.

Since God is the foundation of my life, anything that streams from that can only be positive.

'Glee' is one of the very few mainstream outlets that is giving a voice to communities of people that don't necessarily have a loud voice, specifically the gay community. It gives a really positive and forward statement.

He is a very positive captain he is proactive as well as reactive. He is keen to read the game, to get in there, and he never stops thinking about the game, the situation, and trying to turn it to his advantage. He has been very good for the game.

In my books and in romance as a genre, there is a positive, uplifting feeling that leaves the reader with a sense of encouragement and hope for a brighter future - or a brighter present.

At the last Celebration I spoke before an auditorium full of people and I could just feel the affection and the positive feelings that they were exuding. It was actually moving. I remember thinking, 'I'm not worthy,' because 'Star Wars' is so much bigger than all of us.

I appreciate the 'Surreal Life.' I had a really positive experience on that show, and with those people. I found some love in my heart for religion again, and had the support of a new family of friends. I wouldn't have had the pleasure of meeting those people, if we were not all placed in that fishbowl.

For me, life is about being positive and hopeful, choosing to be joyful, choosing to be encouraging, choosing to be empowering.

If they are not positive about the run, I won't talk to them. I'm not here to play games with the media.

Do not consider painful what is good for you.

The harder you work, the luckier you get.

People who are crazy enough to think they can change the world, are the ones who do.

All you need is the plan, the road map, and the courage to press on to your destination.

Your smile is your logo, your personality is your business card, how you leave others feeling after having an experience with you becomes your trademark.

To build a successful business, you must start small and dream big. In the journey of entrepreneurship, tenacity of purpose is supreme.

Work banishes those three great evils, boredom, vice, and poverty.

Even though I'm retired for some years now I still have something positive to say to kids. And they still listen.

You wish to put a positive construction on your deeds and words.

It's the writers' job to make it positive. It's my job to make it real.

No, I was never one of those positive people who believes he can have whatever he sets his sights on. I just kept working at it.

Sometimes negative news does come out, but it is often exaggerated and manipulated to spread scandal. Journalists sometimes risk becoming ill from coprophilia and thus fomenting coprophagia: which is a sin that taints all men and women, that is, the tendency to focus on the negative rather than the positive aspects.

One of the really positive things about minority government is that there is the necessity to broker policy positions. What happens is you get a hybrid of what a single party might do. And I don't think that is a bad thing.

If someone's going to talk about me, I'd want it to be positively. The way many write, you'd think only bad things were interesting. If we don't think positive, what's the use? It's a lot more fun, you know.

In the long term, the United States could greatly benefit Islam by uniquely freeing the religion from government constraints and permitting it to evolve in a positive, modern direction. But that's the long term.

They've been fairly positive, as firm as they could be in regards to the derivatives operations in Montreal. We didn't sense that there was a hesitation about it. But things change.

You have a lot of ups and downs in coaching, especially, but I can't remember any bad times at this point. I mean, they're all good. A lot of tears when you lose, a lot of down times, but I can't remember any of them. They're all positive now. Even the bad times were good.

I just recently joined Twitter. It's very positive - I love all the accolades. If my ego is hurting, I can just open my Twitter account and see 'Oh, I love you! I love the show!' and it's great. I'm trying to find the balance between trying to be funny, being honest and just being a promoter as the guy on 'Royal Pains.'

Music is pretty much the lifestyle, not the music itself. The lifestyle really pulled me off the street. Made me want to do something organized and positive.

The only country where you see any positive movement within domestic consumption is Brazil, where you really do have a variety of coffees to make blends with.

The only positive finding which could be drawn from the first series, was the conclusion that the relationships obviously had a more complicated lay-out than had been thought, for the effects were so varied that no obedience to any law could be discovered.

When the media defines something, you have to question: Is it the definition that you want applied to your culture? I'm trying to determine who's leaving the legacy, and if the legacy that is being left is a positive one.

My whole thing is just to put out positive messages in the music, give people something that can change their lives.

I take any opportunity I can to raise our country's flag really high and get some shining positive light on things over there.

The pace of technological change in recent years has been both impressive and positive for consumers.

I try to keep it light and positive most of the time, whereas earlier on I didn't always do that.

I really believe that's one of the many reasons that God had put me right in the middle of the Backstreet Boys. There are so many stars today that don't realize the impact they have on young people. Being a superstar is great, as long as you can be a positive role model.

I've received a lot of positive feedback from both the secular and Christian markets. People seem to be receiving it with open arms and hearts, and are interested in the stories I want to share about my relationship with God and my faith.

Washington State has a strong tradition of a positive relationship - positive working relationship between labor and management, whether in the private sector or the public sector. It needs to continue to be that way.

His tenacity is unmatched in my opinion. Incredible how someone could have suffered that long and come back out of prison with such a good heart and positive things to say and do.

When I've had hard times in my life, the one thing about being in TV is that it's positive. I withdrew to 'Cheers,' it was familiar in that it was family. It had a kind of realistic positiveness to it.

No matter what you're going through, as long as you have some specific emotion, whether it's positive or negative, it is all stuff that you can use on stage.

There are so many little girls who follow me and look up to me. I'm their role model, so I have to make sure I'm always being professional and not putting any swear words out there - just really putting positive things out there on the Internet.

The overall view of the human genome project has been one of great excitement and positive press, but there are people who have concerns that are quite reasonable, and they are frightened of things they don't understand.

From reading over the notes for each session it was apparent that there had been improvement by more or less regular steps from almost complete terror at sight of the rabbit to a completely positive response with no signs of disturbance.

The places I visit in any given week are my home, so when I'm somewhere that feels good to me, it's a real game changer. If a place causes me to have a strong reaction, be it positive or negative, it'll often find its way into my music.

The power of women in the politics is a soft power. It is a positive change that our country and other countries in the region... are making by giving a chance to women.

Banks should contribute to the real economy, make a positive contribution to economic growth.

When a person tests positive for HIV, it is not a test for the virus itself but for antibodies to the virus, and the test is not able to distinguish between HIV antibodies and a multitude of other antibodies. Many conditions can lead to a false positive result, including flu shots, hepatitis, and pregnancy.

Women tell me they are different since 21 May - the day I was arrested - it's a positive change, they believe now.

When you're growing up, it's always nice to have someone you can relate and look up to. I'm proud of how I conduct my business and how I have accomplished all that I have accomplished, and hope that I can be a positive influence on not only the Mexican community but also young boxers and people all around the world.

Only fools are positive.

A buoyant, positive approach to the game is as basic as a sound swing.

The deaf community is hungry to see itself in the most positive way.

Measurements of the specific ionization of both the positive and negative particles, by counting the number of droplets per unit length along the tracks, showed the great majority of both the positive and negative particles to possess unit electric charge.

Women were freed from positive duties when they could not perform them, but not when they could.

The influence of blogging is overall a very positive force in the media.

I try to make the good days great and take something positive from the days I'm not feeling good - work on technique or something like that.

What none of the critics, positive or negative, grasped was that 'The Searchers' was a different kind of Western, something much darker and more disturbing than the usual fare.

I try to avoid saying anything positive about any presidential candidate for fear that if I actually like them then I will kill their campaign.

Nations need to understand their own strengths and weaknesses, and India's tradition of dissent and democratic debate is a positive aspect.

Anytime I talk about my wife, I want to make it, like, 'the battle-ax,' and I always do that bit, but it's not true. She's a very positive person.

When you get out of the car after the feeling that you have after leading the race, and the car fails, it's pretty hard to say positive things all the time.

The ferment and viability in any society is directly proportionate to the number of people actively living their ideas. This is not positive thinking - it is positive action: the spirit of experiment.

At the core of 'Star Trek' is Gene Roddenberry's vision of the future. So much of science-fiction is about a dystopian society with human civilization having crumbled. He had an affirmative, shining, positive view of the future.

'The Fault in Our Stars' is a beautiful film that's really positive. The second half gets sad, but it's always positive.

In every relationship, the work is never just in the positive actions we do for each other, but in the follow up.

People like to be around those who give off positive energy.

I want to be remembered for doing something bigger than myself and making a positive impact on the world. I want to make my life worth something and to die a legend and to make my family proud.

To be honest with you, the fact that people vibe with my music is just a really positive byproduct of something that is just a reflex to me. The fact that people even care to listen means a lot to me.

My father taught my siblings and me the importance of positive values and a strong ethical compass. He showed us how to be resilient, how to deal with challenges, and how to strive for excellence in all that we do. He taught us that there's nothing that we cannot accomplish if we marry vision and passion with an enduring work ethic.

I try to use my platform for things that I believe in and for things that would have helped me when I was younger. I try to keep everything really positive, which is why I made a YouTube channel, to integrate fans more into my life.

What manner of thing this 'public opinion' is, should be best known to those who have its name forever in their mouths and erect the regard for it into a positive article of religion. Its self-styled organ in our times is the 'Press.'

Having faith and trust that one day things will be greater, it sometimes is the one thing you need to stay positive in a negative situation.

People often confuse a growth mindset with being flexible or open-minded or with having a positive outlook - qualities they believe they've simply always had. My colleagues and I call this a false growth mindset.

What is important is to have a positive intent right from the start, and positive intent doesn't always mean looking for the big shots. Positive intention when it comes to defending a ball or looking for a single.

What we have seen is that sports is definitely developing in India. I can see a lot of positive things happening in India. It may take a bit more time, but with proper guidance and people having passion for sports, I don't think we are far away from becoming a good sporting nation.

I've never really let any kind of negative things affect me, generally. I would take a positive out of the most desperately horrible situation.

What is it that the scientist finds useful in being able to relate a positive description of behavior to the solution of a maximizing problem? That is what a good deal of my own early work was about.

It's human nature that if you get 20 positive comments and one negative one, you're going to focus on the negative. We all do that. It can be something that drags you down. It's easy to get bogged down with it, but I try to concentrate on the good things.

Education should learn from the positive side of gaming - reward, accomplishment, and fun.

Helping people boost themselves out of poverty is the best way to make a lasting positive difference in a person's life.

If we just wanted positive emotions, our species would have died out a long time ago.

In my work in Haiti, I've seen the hugely positive effects that happen when people come together to build something in the middle of the most desperate situations.

Our external environment no longer seems to have any firm boundaries, any limits, or any positive cues about when to stop consuming anything. I mean, there is a reason that people get fat - it's easy and cheap to get high-calorie, tasty food.

If someone says something hurtful to you or makes you feel down on yourself, then you just gotta stay positive and keep moving forward because they might not know much about you, or they may not understand the situation.

If I can be some kind of vessel to show people that, no matter the hard time you experienced, you can still succeed, I want to put out that positive energy to never quit and never give up.

I want to give my followers a positive message. I want to give those girls a positive message who have been forcefully married, who continue to sacrifice. I want to be an example for those people. That's my aim.

I feel that I've got the opportunity to set a great role model for girls to look up to a strong, active, compassionate, loving, positive woman, and I think it's so important.

If you have a negative thought - 'I can't stand my boss' - it perpetuates a negative worldview. But if you supplant each negative thought with three positive ones, you begin to restructure your brain.

I'm part of the mushball middle. I consider 'confused' the majority position because, thankfully, most people would rather be uncertain some of the time than 100% positive all the time - even when they're wrong.

I think it is very important to not be too much on social media. You have a lot of positive comments but also negative ones, and at the end of the day, that shouldn't affect you, but it is much more important not to read it so you just don't know.

Slavery, if it can be legalized at all, can be legalized only by positive legislation. Natural law gives it no aid. Custom imparts to it no legal sanction.

Monopolies are bad and deserve their reputation when things are static and the monopolies function as toll collectors... But I think they're quite positive when they're dynamic and do something new.

I contracted malaria in rural Mozambique. I was a youth ambassador for Australia. For a year after high school, you give positive speeches about Australia and as part of it I traveled to lots of different countries.

When you come from living in a dorm room with no clothes, no girls, no cars, and then you go to having three cars, girls, and money, you can't help but be genuinely happy that things are moving in a positive direction.

You can have meaning, accomplishment, engagement and good relationships, even if you are dull on the positive affect side.

I made myself a little angry before beam. That's the best way to do beam. It's important to fuel yourself with some devastating things, but I also realized that if I daydream about doing well and having this silver medal, it's more motivating than focusing on the negatives. So I learned to focus on the positive.

The response from the beginning has been really, really wonderful and positive. People have always really responded to me talking about mental health.

I retire from competition with great pride at having had a positive impact on my sport. I intend to keep training and practicing martial arts for as long as I live, and I look forward to watching the new generation of champions carry our sport into the future.

If you had a game that said, 'Oops, you're dead. Now switch off the game,' it wouldn't be very successful. So you do need to have something to teach and be there to learn from, and we feel that death in video games is a positive experience.

It doesn't matter what cards you're dealt. It's what you do with those cards. Never complain. Just keep pushing forward. Find a positive in anything and just fight for it.

While positive mental states may be associated with less stress and more resilience to infection, positive well-being might also be accompanied by a healthy lifestyle.

When you're on-stage, you're expected to perform in the bar business. You shake hands. You smile. You're all positive energy: you add to your environment. When you walk in the door to the back of the house, that's like a stage door. You're off-stage now.

The beautiful thing about the NFL season is to see a team come together after they get to know each other in the spring and summer. You then go through adversity together and see how you respond. The teams that can respond in a positive way are the teams that are going to be there in the end.

Getting elected Governor of New Mexico, I really did enjoy that job. I thought I made a really big difference, and I think the same running for president of the United States - that I could make a really big, positive difference.

P is positive emotion, E is engagement, R is relationships, M is meaning and A is accomplishment. Those are the five elements of what free people chose to do. Pretty much everything else is in service of one of or more of these goals. That's the human dashboard.

I'm all for past influences; the question is whether they are deterministic. Freud and the behaviorists argue that what we are at any given moment is billiard balls whose past determines our future course. That doesn't take into account that we are forever generating internal representations of positive futures and choosing among them.

Suppose you could be hooked up to a hypothetical 'experience machine' that, for the rest of your life, would stimulate your brain and give you any positive feelings you desire. Most people to whom I offer this imaginary choice refuse the machine. It is not just positive feelings we want: we want to be entitled to our positive feelings.

To be honest, I've always been a guy who looks at everything with a pretty positive outlook.

I think for any small business that's bootstrapped, the overwhelming challenge initially is getting to positive cash flow.

Confidence isn't optimism or pessimism, and it's not a character attribute. It's the expectation of a positive outcome.

Positive emotion alienated from the exercise of character leads to emptiness, to inauthenticity, to depression, and, as we age, to the gnawing realization that we are fidgeting until we die.

Positive psychology is not remotely intended to replace therapy or pharmacology. So when depressed, anxious or in panic or post-traumatic stress disorder, I am all for therapies that will work. Positive psychology is another arrow in the quiver of public policy and psychology through which we can raise wellbeing above zero.

Positive thinking is the notion that if you think good thoughts, things will work out well. Optimism is the feeling of thinking things will be well and be hopeful.

Our thoughts are mainly controlled by our subconscious, which is largely formed before the age of 6, and you cannot change the subconscious mind by just thinking about it. That's why the power of positive thinking will not work for most people. The subconscious mind is like a tape player. Until you change the tape, it will not change.

If we could get your subconscious mind to agree with your conscious mind about being happy, that's when your positive thoughts work.

When you're down, are you going to be mentally down and make it last longer, or are you going to stay positive, keep an even keel?

I think that I've always been attracted to characters who are positive and come from a very innocent place. I think there's a lot of room for discovery in these characters, and that's something I always have fun playing.

I'm a positive guy, even if I don't smile a lot.

I feel ups and downs are a part of one's career, and this totally depends on how you take it. You can either be knocked down by the negative things, or you can take it in a positive way and learn from it.

Everybody can make a choice to be more positive. It's about who you hang around and what you choose to watch on TV. What environment you put yourself in. It's easy to get a negative internal dialogue. You have to be aware of what's playing in your mind.

Good things are associated with blue, like clear days, more than singing the blues. Just the word 'blue' in the singular is full of optimism and positive connotation to most people.

Some people hate lime-green; red has all this emotional baggage. Blue seems to be overall one of the more positive colors, and a little more serious than yellow.

I want to inspire people and show people no matter what happens, no matter how much you get knocked down, you can pick yourself up. Just keep pushing forward, keep being positive.

I realized home is wherever you're surrounded by positive people who love and support you.

I believe in human-centered AI to benefit people in positive and benevolent ways.

The Rise credo is about accepting no limits, alternative thinking, and driving positive change - the three pillars.

I appreciate when people give us some positive feedback, and in the past, when I was younger, I might have allowed it to get to my head and have a bit of an ego.

The entertainment industry can feel so serious. But at the end of the day, it's music and it's supposed to be positive and make people feel good.

I'm not drawn to actresses, but I have no rules about that. I just want to be around positive people. The toughest thing will be to find a girl who will be prepared to live in the middle of nowhere in the middle of the country. I don't think L.A.'s the place to find one.

However much some journalists may criticize me, I know that I look, feel, and behave several decades younger than my actual age, and much of that is because I believe you are what you think you are. This is called positive affirmation, and it's a really strong tool.

There's a lot of talk about the positive aspects of love. We as a society downplay the danger, the anxiety, and the disappointment. We romanticize romance.

I think there is pressure on people to turn every negative into a positive, but we should be allowed to say, 'I went through something really strange and awful and it has altered me forever.'

Having those positive friends around can really make a difference in how you view yourself. It's helped me realize that there's no such thing as having a perfect body, and just because I'm not shaped the same way as another girl is, it doesn't mean I'm not pretty. It just means that no two girls are alike.

I have only had positive interactions in relation to my impressions of people, which I'm happy because I do them with love, and I hope that the people who I do them of really like them.

I'm into crystals and good energy and harnessing more. It's just like prayer. It helps you be grateful, think about good things, and keep that positive energy around you.

Our credo says that, in the end, we want to drive positive change in the lives of our stakeholders and communities across the world, enabling them to rise.

If I can lead a happy life, touch the lives of others in a positive way, win the respect of those that I care about - and make a few million along the way - then I have been successful.

Skillful conversationalists can explore disagreements and make points in ways that feel constructive and positive rather than combative or corrective.

I don't know why people don't feel like being positive is much more powerful than being negative.

The negative is just as important as the positive.

Things can go away just like that. You got to be always respectful and nice and positive.

I'm a very positive thinker, and I think that is what helps me the most in difficult moments.

My emotions, when I think about the time I spent at Spurs, are always really positive.

We're extremely excited to see more than 500,000 friends around the globe be added within the first 12 hours of launching Friends on Poptropica. The reaction has been extremely positive from fans, and we're proud to bring a completely safe friends offering to kids on our virtual world.

I never want to record something that I'm not proud of just because I think it might be a big hit. There's no positive about that because if you record a song you hate and it's a big hit, then you're singing a song every night that you hate. And if you record a song that you hate and it isn't a hit, then you sold out for no reason.

When I started out the videos, I was dealing with depression, and I wanted to make inspiring videos for others, which would end up inspiring me in turn. I wanted to show the world that it was possible to make a positive switch in life and start over.

Reggae has a philosophy, you know? It's not just entertainment. There's an idea behind it, a way of life behind the music, which is a positive way of life, which is a progressive way of life for better people.

Love is a positive effect. Love can never have a negative effect, only a positive effect.

My work is still very much light-hearted, positive outlook, laugh at yourself. But it isn't going to be the laugh-a-minute kind of thing that my early work was.

I had to overcome bullies and other people who didn't like me and tormented me. I overcame those things with positive affirmations and setting goals. When I would set goals, I wouldn't let anything get in the way of me breaking them. As I found success, a lot of those things subsided and became less important.

Religion is supposed to be a positive thing when you look at the true religions around the world, not the fundamentalists. You always have to go with what your spirit tells you, not what people advise you. I'm a man that will always follow my own path.

Propaganda has a negative connotation, which it partially deserves, but I think there is some propaganda that is very positive. I feel that if you can do something that gets people's attention, then maybe they'll go and find out more about the person.

I'm the kind of person who doesn't really focus on more negativity. I'm a positive person, and I look at things in a positive way.

A lot of people love to do affirmations first thing in the morning - to keep themselves feeling peppy and positive.

I'm a big believer in the power of visualizations. And so are neuroscientists. Numerous studies have proven how merely imagining positive circumstances sends blood flowing from negative brain regions to positive ones.

Life is a lot more fun with good, positive people around you.

Being surrounded with such positive people always helps.

As an artist, the more experience, the better the creation. I'm a very positive person.

I've always been motivated more by negative comments than by positive ones. I know what I do well. Tell me what I don't do well.

Consider all of the possibilities for positive global progress if we utilized nonviolence as the central value of our culture, encompassing our law enforcement and labor practices, which currently include people in numerous nations working for inhumane wages in unhealthy conditions.

On the field, aggression can sometimes be a positive emotion. It boosts performance and can lift your game. But over the years, I have learnt that restrained aggression is a better animal. That way, you will conserve your energy and won't spend yourself quickly.

If I hadn't spent many years trying to be as compassionate as Mother Teresa, as positive a thinker as W. Clement Stone, as prolific a writer as Stephen King, and as good a speaker as many of the legends I have studied, I would not be as successful as I am today.

Successful people maintain a positive focus in life no matter what is going on around them. They stay focused on their past successes rather than their past failures, and on the next action steps they need to take to get them closer to the fulfillment of their goals rather than all the other distractions that life presents to them.

There's a way that you can throw negativity out there that seems rebellious. But I've always taken pleasure in a different kind of rebellion, which is putting a positive spin on everything, trying to enjoy myself at all times.

To be happy when you are travelling, you need to be happy inside before you leave. A positive frame of mind will definitely enhance your travelling experience. If I'm not in a positive frame of mind then the whole thing definitely becomes more of a challenge for me.

A positive frame of mind will definitely enhance your travelling experience. If I'm not in a positive frame of mind then the whole thing definitely becomes more of a challenge for me.

Intelligence is the source of technology. If we can use technology to improve intelligence, that closes the loop and potentially creates a positive feedback cycle.

To transcend limitations and form positive new patterns of life based on who you know you can be rather than who you were yesterday, you must give up the modes of thinking, feeling and behaving that only keep you chained to your past.

The Democratic Party and DNC have to be a very conspicuous face of the opposition to Donald Trump and all his divisiveness. At the same time, we have to communicate our, I think, positive and inclusive message to everyone.

When you in the positive light and good space, do everything to keep it that way and be real careful what you say and how you move because your world can come crashing down on you.

My mother was a very positive thinker; she was always active, always doing something good.

Perseverance is a positive, active characteristic.

Doing and making positive programming for young people is so important to me, and I will keep doing it.

I am happy every day, because life is moving in a very positive way.

Drones overall will be more impactful than I think people recognize, in positive ways to help society.

I think the positive competition between states in India is one of the most positive dynamics that the country has.

In every day, there are 1,440 minutes. That means we have 1,440 daily opportunities to make a positive impact.

Anytime you get an opportunity to put more fun into the game, that's good. I've got a lot of positive energy.

The most important thing is to try and inspire people so that they can be great in whatever they want to do.

At the touch of love everyone becomes a poet.

You create your own universe as you go along.

What a wonderful thought it is that some of the best days of our lives haven't happened yet.

The most powerful weapon on earth is the human soul on fire.

The real battle is taking place in your mind. What you are dwelling on, that's what you're attracting. Have a positive mindset.

The energy that you put out comes back to you.

When we are positive in our outlook and orientation, we tend to attract positive people and positive events and circumstances.

Every single second is an opportunity to change your life, because in any moment you can change the way you feel.

Hope is a positive expectation that something good is going to happen.

No matter how small you start, always dream big.

Don't just hope for a positive breakthrough; absolutely know it's on the way.

Imagine the most outrageously positive possibility for your life, claim it and consider it done.

Whatever the mind can conceive it can achieve.

When you are joyful, when you say yes to life and have fun and project positivity all around you, you become a sun in the center of every constellation, and people want to be near you.

The entire universe is a great theatre of mirrors.

Affirm the positive, visualize the positive and expect the positive, and your life will change accordingly.

I believe in Karma. If the good is sown, the good is collected. When positive things are made, that returns well.

Always believe that something wonderful is about to happen.

Have great hopes and dare to go all out for them. Have great dreams and dare to live them. Have tremendous expectations and believe in them.

There's a direct correlation between positive energy and positive results.

To attract positive energy in your life, be positive in thoughts and action.

Genius is the ability to receive from the universe.

Strength does not come from winning. Your struggles develop your strengths. When you go through hardships and decide not to surrender, that is strength.

You don't have to be positive all the time. It's perfectly okay to feel sad, angry, annoyed, frustrated, scared, or anxious. Having feelings doesn't make you a 'negative person'. It makes you human.

If you realized how powerful your thoughts are, you would never think a negative thought.

To expect defeat is nine-tenths of defeat itself.

Uncertainty is where things happen. It is where the opportunities ” for success, for happiness, for really living ” are waiting.

Something beautiful can happen to people when their world falls apart: humility, nobility and wisdom emerge just when our knees hit the floor.

Anyone can hide. Facing up to things, working through them, that's what makes you strong.

Beautiful things happen when you distance yourself from negativity.

Sometimes things have to go very wrong before they can be right.

Relax, breathe, and roll with it.

Your past mistakes are meant to guide you not define you.

Be strong because things will get better. It may be stormy now but it never rains forever.

Optimism is joyful searching; pessimism is a prison of fear and a clutching at illusionary safety.

Dwelling on the negative simply contributes to its power.

To find happiness, quit focusing on what's wrong with you and start focusing on what's right with you.

When you fill your life with positive thoughts and feelings, you'll find that guilt, resentment, and any negative feelings will leave you.

It is said that the darkest hour of the night comes just before the dawn.

The greatest griefs are those we cause ourselves.

Negativity is cannibalistic. The more you feed it, the bigger and stronger it grows.

Work hard at work worth doing.

Change is inevitable. Growth is optional.

Today's a great day to change a life. Starting with yours.

Change is a part of life. Sometimes it's positive, and other times less so. But regardless of what form it comes in, you have a choice: you can either ride the wave of change, or let it crash upon you as you struggle to remain afloat.

You cannot change reality, but you can control the manner in which you look at things. Your attitude is under your own control. Weed out the negative and focus on the positive.

We are responsible for what we are, and whatever we wish ourselves to be, we have the power to make ourselves.

Instead of hating, I have chosen to forgive and spend all of my positive energy on changing the world.

We cannot become what we want to be by remaining what we are.

It only takes one person to change your life: You.

Every great change is preceded by chaos.

The less you respond to negative people, the more positive your life will become.

Little minds are tamed and subdued by misfortune; but great minds rise above them.

I have decided to be happy, because it's good for my health.

Think big thoughts but relish small pleasures.

It doesn't matter how slow you go, as long as you don't stop.

Even though you're fed up, you gotta keep your head up.

That which doesn't kill us makes us stronger.

Always turn a negative situation into a positive situation.

It makes a big difference in your life when you stay positive.

The positive thinker sees the invisible, feels the intangible, and achieves the impossible.

Never let your head hang down. Never give up and sit down and grieve. Find another way. And don't pray when it rains if you don't pray when the sun shines.

If you don't like something change it. If you can't change it, change your attitude about it. Don't complain.

There is a sense that things, if you keep positive and optimistic about what can be done, do work out.

Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope or confidence.

Remember: Every champion was once a contender that refused to give up.

Positive thoughts lead to positive results.

Create explosive confidence.

Everyday is a second chance.

Walk slowly but never walk backward.

On the other side of the clouds is a bright blue sky.

Keep a smile on your face. Keep a spring in your step.

Stay positive; stay hopeful.

Turn every life situation into a positive one.

There is always something to be grateful for.

Miracles are born of conviction.

Clear your mind of cant.

Conviction is much more powerful than positive thinking.

The most important thing is to stay positive.

One thing at a time. Most important thing first. Start now.

If you tell yourself you feel fine, you will.

Keep calm and keep learning.

We are limited, but we can push back the borders of our limitations.

Stay positive. Forgive others. Invest in yourself. Trust your instincts. Lead with an open heart. Don't let others ruin your day. Do things that bring you joy. Be of service to humanity. Find your soul tribe. Love yourself.

Everywhere you go, make positive deposits rather than negative withdrawals. You can be a people builder.

Feed your inner person encouraging things that build you up and cause you to be positive, hopeful and, inspired.

A little progress each day adds up to big results.

Sometimes the bad things that happen in our lives put us directly on the path to the best things that will ever happen to us.

Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great makes you feel that you, too, can become great.

You have the power to be excellent. To inspire everyone who intersects your path. To innovate and make things better than ever before. To wow customers. And to stand for the best. Will you?

This very day can be the first day of your new life.

The most beautiful people I've known are those who have known trials, have known struggles, have known loss, and have found their way out of the depths.

You're stronger than you know. You're braver than you've been told. You're greater than you'll ever imagine.

Positive thinking is empowering, positive action is achieving.

Let's make positivity louder.

All you really need is love, but a little chocolate now and then doesn't hurt.

Learn from yesterday, live for today, look to tomorrow, rest this afternoon.

If you can't be positive, at least stay quiet.

Spring is nature's way of saying, 'Let's party!'.

Let peace be your middle name.

A positive attitude may not solve all your problems, but it will annoy enough people to make it worth the effort.

You can't stop the waves, but you can learn how to surf.

The great majority of men are bundles of beginnings.

You are joy, looking for a way to express.

The energy of the mind is the essence of life.

Of the 35000 decisions you make each day, how many are positive? Negative? Fear based? Love based?

You reap fruit from the same kind of seed you've been sowing. You can't talk negative and expect to live positive.

Positive thoughts are not enough. There have to be positive feelings and positive actions.

Your positivity can become a castle around you which will protect you from the arrow of negativity.

Your happiness can not be taken by the others if it is not given by the others.

It only ends once. Anything that happens before that is just progress.

The harder the struggle, the more glorious the triumph. Self-realization demands very great struggle.

For a tree to become tall it must grow tough roots among the rocks.

Do not let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do.

All bad things, like good things, must end.

One joy scatters a hundred griefs.

One may go a long way after one is tired.

Sometimes the best thing you can do is not think, not wonder, not imagine, not obsess. Just breathe, and have faith that everything will work out for the best.

Take time to deliberate; but when the time for action arrives, stop thinking and go in.

If you are positive, you'll see opportunities instead of obstacles.

Never let anyone to tell you that you need to be positive all the time; you are not a robot.

Optimism is the most important human trait, because it allows us to evolve our ideas, to improve our situation, and to hope for a better tomorrow.

Accept the fact that all events occur for a reason, and that it is within your capacity to see this reason as positive.

The gem cannot be polished without friction, nor man perfected without trials.

Better to be an optimist who gets disappointed than a pessimist who has no hope.

Faith is having a positive attitude about what you can do and not worrying at all about what you can't do.

I do not try to dance better than anyone else. I only try to dance better than myself.

Stay positive, all other choices are pointless punishments to your psyche.

No matter what the situation, remind yourself I have a choice.

Positive thinking must be followed by positive doing.

Delete the negative; accentuate the positive.

I will heighten my life by helping others heighten theirs.

Prepare to win the night before.

Life is tough, my darling, but so are you.

I am learning to trust the journey even when I do not understand it.

Never stop doing your best just because someone doesn't give you credit.

A big part of being a well-adjusted person is accepting that you can't be good at everything.

He is richest who is content with the least, for contentment is the wealth of nature.

Hold on to your dreams of a better life and stay committed to striving to realize it.

You'll have true happiness, true fulfillment, when you live to give, not live to get.

I really do believe I have everything I need to live a victorious life. I don't always feel like it or act like it, but I believe it.

Positive thinking and visualizing my success were my keys to doing well.

The most successful people in life are the ones who ask questions. They're always learning. They're always growing. They're always pushing.

Don't look at someone else and want to be them. Search within yourself and find out who you are and be someone positive.

Fan Luv is a powerful positive movement. All over the world they come. It's a force of luv.

Enthusiasm is something so positive.

I don't think lying has any ultimate justification. I don't think it ever leads to anything positive. The good fight to have is not to lie. That's one of the challenges in a way.

My mom was a model, so she's been really good about giving me tips on how to navigate behind the scenes - like the importance of being nice to everyone on set and remembering people's names, to how to be a positive part of the photo shoot and stuff like that.

I want to work with Peter Robinson as first minister in a positive, constructive way and leave the elections to the electorate.

President Trump has a magnetic personality and exudes positive energy, which is infectious to those around him.

The customer reaction to Dell going private has been a lot more positive than I would have ever imagined. Customers see it as - 'You don't have to be distracted. Now you can totally focus on your business.' So they see it as a positive.

And what I love about music and art in general is that you can take something so negative or positive - any emotion, no matter how sad or happy - and turn it into art.

Hoping they'd been inspired by the examples of Anne Frank and other teens who had turned negative experiences into something positive by writing about them, I handed out notebooks for my students to journal about their lives. There was some initial resistance. But then the stories poured out of them, full of anger and sadness.

I've specifically decided to say no to projects that weren't advancing Latinos, that weren't showing us in a positive light, roles that were gratuitous and spreading untruths.

I want to encourage people. One of the things I do encourage people is that - that Internet is a place where we should share our ideas and be positive, not negative.

I am positive that I would see the end of child labour around the world in my lifetime, as the poorest of the poor have realised that education is a tool that can empower them.

Our thoughts really do create our lives. They've done a lot of research showing if you're an optimistic, positive person you will be a healthier person than if you're a sad, depressed, negative person.

People with a mental illness aren't mentally weak. In fact, many of them are incredibly strong. And just like everyone else, they possess the ability to create positive change in their lives.

Positive thinking is a valuable tool that can help you overcome obstacles, deal with pain, and reach new goals.

Just like it's not healthy to think overly negative thoughts, exaggeratedly positive thoughts can be equally detrimental. If you overestimate how much of a positive impact a particular change will have on your life, you may end up feeling disappointed when reality doesn't live up to your fantasy.

Somewhere along the line, positive thinking seems to have been confused with magical thinking. There's a notion that if you think positively enough, you can make anything happen by using the power of your mind. All the positive thinking in the world won't deliver good fortune or prevent tragedy from striking.

Building mental strength is about regulating your emotions, managing your thoughts, and behaving in a positive manner, despite your circumstances.

I stay positive, keep positive energy to myself.

There will be a huge, huge positive impact for society when driverless cars become a thing.

This is our job as leaders: to offer positive solutions and empower people. Our duty is to tackle our problems before they tackle us.

Every person gets negative things, they learn from those negative things, and you become a positive person.

All this stuff doesn't happen to you for your own sake. It doesn't happen to you so you can fill your shelves with trophies or line your pockets with cash; it happens so you can have a positive influence and encourage other people.

I'm the kind of person who likes to hang out and observe what's going on in the streets, or in certain places. I used to do that a lot. But having to become an international superstar, I can't do that comfortably! But it's all positive, you know.

Dedicating some time to meditation is a meaningful expression of caring for yourself that can help you move through the mire of feeling unworthy of recovery. As your mind grows quieter and more spacious, you can begin to see self-defeating thought patterns for what they are, and open up to other, more positive options.

Whenever you can take something positive and make something good out of it, that's what I'm all about.

So many of our young women today, they're growing up without a father, but they're still thirsty for that and desiring positive male love.

Whenever there's an opportunity to celebrate the written word and celebrate the folks that read the written word, and, I think, to encourage other writers to write and encourage folks to read more and get connected to it in a personal way, it's a positive thing.

I am a very positive person.

Without a positive male role model in your life, it is extremely difficult to become a man who benefits his family and benefits society.

I hope that I can be a role model and positive influence to anyone else who is struggling with insecurities within themselves.

Negative freedom is freedom from - freedom from oppression, whether it's a colonial power or addiction to alcohol oppressing you. You need to be freed from negative freedom. Positive freedom is freedom for, freedom to be. And that's what's routinely ignored today.

The more you are positive and say, 'I want to have a good life,' the more you build that reality for yourself by creating the life that you want.

The year 2017 has been really good for me. Definitely, a lot of positive things to learn from.

You win some and lose some. It's all part of the game. You have to take it in a very positive way.

If you look at the history of technology over a couple hundred years, it's all about time compression and making the globe smaller. It's had positive effects, all the ones that we know. So we're much less likely to have the kind of terrible misunderstandings that led to World War I, for example.

I am a very positive and optimistic person.

In nicey-nicey land, you must be happy-clappy and positive all the time - bad news is taboo.

I like to accept it all, the negative and the positive.

Don't focus on negative things; focus on the positive, and you will flourish.

What you do on the field can only be a positive if you take care of what you need to off the field, and that means recovery and refueling.

Secretariat was just ridiculously endowed with every positive quality that a person would seek out in a non-human. He was very aware of his environment; he surveyed the terrain before he ran and would look people in the eye.

You have to stay true to yourself and where you're coming from, and sometimes people see you in a different light, but you have to take it in and try to be positive about anything.

When I was nominated for the Oscar, I was absolutely positive that Judy Garland would win for 'Judgment at Nuremberg,' and then they call my name, and I was absolutely paralyzed. And I remember walking down to the stage and saying to myself, 'Don't run. It's not dignified.'

If we want children to learn to tend the land and nourish themselves and have conversations at the table, we need to communicate with them in ways that are positive.

I try to keep a positive intention and use whatever resources I have to benefit others. I try to create businesses that I think are not hurtful. I try to do things that I think are helpful to the environment, to the animals, and to the planet.

You fight, you try your best, but if you lose, you don't have to break five racquets and smash up the locker room. You can do those things, but when you've finished, nothing's changed. You've still lost. If something positive came from that, I probably would do it. But I see only negativity.

My mother's songs are really turning out to be masterpieces. I have inherited this incredible legacy and am so fortunate to bathe in her sensibilities. It is tinged with tragedy. I'd much rather she was here in person, but there is still a positive force to come out of her death and that is having the gift of music that she gave.

Engaging in social business is beneficial to a company because it leverages on business competencies to address social issues, involves one-time investment with sustainable results, and produces other positive effects such as employee motivation and improved organizational culture.

Among many of my friends and acquaintances, I seem to be one of the very few individuals who felt or feels no ambivalence about my mother. All my feelings for my mother were positive, very strong and abiding.

I love being a mother. I think it's the best thing I've ever done, and I personally feel that it's had a very positive effect on my work. I think it's an encouraging force for creativity, it feeds creativity - it did for me, certainly.

I like to think of myself as a positive person. Otherwise I wouldn't have had a child.

I am a very positive person in real life.

We all go through things in life, and it's just how you deal with it. Try to stay positive throughout the worst.

For me, reinstating the ban on transgenders in the military was a very positive step.

'Grease' changed my life in the most amazing way, and I've had such an amazing life. When things go wrong, you've got to believe you will get through them and focus on the positive things in your life.

I've never really been aware of what is said about me, whether it's positive or negative. I ignore it. I've always had the mind-set: 'No one can challenge me better than myself.'

I've been fortunate in my life. It hasn't been easy, but there has been a focus on the positive, and it has reverberated. Eventually, the outlook mirrors itself back to you in the friends you have, in the partner that you choose.

My grandmother, she's been the positive portion of my life the entire time. She raised us Baptist, and when I got old enough to say I didn't want to go to church, she didn't force me. She was cool.

My grandmother, she's been the positive portion of my life the entire time.

It makes me very happy when I create goals or score goals myself, but the most important thing is that the team reaches its goal and plays positive football.

All negative things you can turn positive, and for me, that is key.

I am a person who is always positive.

I'll always have to force myself to see the positive, because I'm wired badly, I'd say. I'm just naturally a bit under, a bit depressed.

I am pleased to say that I am not a tortured comedian - I laugh a lot. My twenties weren't particularly happy, but it's the same for a lot of people. In your thirties, you realise that your life and your worries are really insignificant, and you have to force yourself to be more positive and take each day as a gift.

Living with anyone for many years takes skill. To keep peace in the household, couples learn to adapt to one another, hopefully in positive ways.

No matter what nationalities became a part of our country in the future, they would have to assimilate into the Han nationality. The nationalism our party supports is a positive nationalism. Do not forget that.

Write down everything you feel about money - 'I love you;' 'I wish I had more of you;' 'I don't trust you;' - Then, look at the ones that aren't quite so pretty and figure out how you can shift them to be in a more positive, grateful space.

Two famous happy warriors - Reagan and his political soulmate, British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher - knew they were fighting their own ideological and external wars. But they did so with the sunny dispositions and positive outlooks of those who knew they were on the right side of history.

I try to be very positive. I surround myself with positive people, and the negative people can leave.

I surround myself with good people who make me feel great and give me positive energy.

Based means being yourself. Not being scared of what people think about you. Not being afraid to do what you wanna do. Being positive.

Lotteries are just one way to provide positive reinforcement. Their power comes from the fact that the chance of winning the prize is overvalued.

I think Heaven and afterlife is for the living; it's for the people that continue on and remember that person, and if you've done something that is substantial in your life then you can leave a legacy and do something positive.

Laverne Cox, Isis King, Janet Mock, Our Lady J, Ryan Murphy, Steven Canals, the people I've met growing up, and even me - all have inspired me to see that it is possible to get far anywhere and that the capacity for positive and motivating influence is truly unlimited.

Stage fright is not a thing about 'Am I any good?' It's about 'Am I gonna be good tonight?' It's a right-now thing. It helps me. If I went out there thinkin', 'Eh, we'll go slaughter 'em,' I'm positive something would go seriously wrong.

A lot of our Democratic consultants have fallen into the self-defeating prescription that the candidate that runs the most negative ads wins. I have a new theory: Positive is the new negative.

Cognitive therapy is based on the idea that when you change the way you think, you can change the way you feel and behave. In other words, if we can learn to think about other people in a more positive and realistic way, it will be far easier to resolve conflicts and develop rewarding personal and professional relationships.

I don't really remember, but I'm positive that whenever I cried, my mother gave me something to eat. I'm sure that whenever I had a fight with the little girl next door, or it was raining and I couldn't go out, or I wasn't invited to a birthday party, my mother gave me a piece of candy to make me feel better.

For me, I just set little goals for myself and stay on that kind of track and surround myself with positive people along with my teammates. I just kind of have my goals and my dreams, and this is something that we've all been working for our entire lives, so it is kind of easy to wake up and want to better myself every day towards that goal.

Even before you get to self-driving vehicles, there's just a huge amount of positive things that happen to cities when you do ridesharing.

I try to be a positive person, but I'm also always looking and wondering, 'Maybe this could be done differently.' As soon as your mind is in a critical mode, you're halfway through designing; as soon as you start thinking about whether something could be better, you're already halfway through a solution.

Those who have contributed great positive innovations to our society, from the pioneers of genetic understanding to the pioneers of the Information Age, have received a pittance compared with those responsible for the financial innovations that brought our global economy to the brink of ruin.

We are happy to see China prospering; we are happy to see China playing a constructive and positive role in the region.

I've done it my whole life: as a kid, when people made fun of you, I put positive stuff in there to keep me going.

If you don't find time to meditate and get all that negative out, and if you don't have the right people being positive around you, this is a very scary job to have if you don't learn how to control your fear.

If I just do everything the opposite of what my dad did, I think that will make things pretty easy. I can joke about it now because I'm past that stage where it used to hurt. By having a kid, it's gone. I could take all that negative energy that I had and put it in a positive way.

I'm just not somebody who can sit around doing nothing, and all of us in the Foo Fighters have our own things outside of the band. I'm not going to use the cliche that those outlets bring us back fresh and with new ideas, but what I will say is that it keeps us all feeling free - and that creative freedom is a very positive thing.

It's our responsibility for the village to say, 'Hey we're going to create these programs,' whether it's sports, creative arts, music, we need some things to give young people positive things to do, and that's including jobs.

You have to learn how to harness technology so you can use it for positive stuff without being disconnected from nature.

I don't believe it's too far-fetched to think that we as college football players can make a significant, positive difference in the youth culture of America simply by embracing the responsibilities that accompany this place of privilege.

Ultimately, to me, the computer is just a big pencil. What can we sketch using this pencil that makes a positive difference to society and advances the state of the art, hopefully in an outsized way?

Coming together should be considered something positive for people and communities. When thoughts come together, that can be more positive than an individual thought.

That's the whole point is just to bring people together in a really positive way and laugh together and cry together and just be connected through a simple thing of a few chords.

I came into this environment where there was so much love, so much positive energy. I never heard my parents say, 'We have adopted kids.' The minute my sister Linda and I landed in Sweden, we were their kids.

Stay positive and happy. Work hard and don't give up hope. Be open to criticism and keep learning. Surround yourself with happy, warm and genuine people.

I'm a positive person.

When you hear someone criticize a policy on the other side, that's fine. But when you start hearing motive-mongering and demonization, stand up to it just as you would if it were something that was racist or sexist. If we avoid the demonization, disagreements can be positive.

People are too quick to criticize and condemn. We've got to be more positive.

I'd like young girls to be able to listen to my music and take something positive away from it.

Earned success is the key to a positive, happy life.

I love Snoop. I worked with him on 'Old School,' and he's very accessible. He's very kind. He's always nice to everyone, to the crew. He's always got something positive to say. He's very childlike and loves to come and play. So, I had fun working with him.

The power of the individual, market forces, and the private sector permeate our lives. With that power comes responsibility to address huge challenges. Climate change cannot be solved by governments alone. Xenophobia, hatred, and intolerance - more business leaders have to play a role in trying to be positive leaders, civic leaders.

Trends can tyrannize; trends are traps. In any creative industry, the fact that others are moving in a certain direction is always proof positive, at least to me, that a new direction is the only direction.

You get fan mail and you see the reaction when you write someone back. It's kind of shocking. You can make someone's day and be a positive influence on the world when you're in a position like that.

The stereoscopic panoramic videos that we're showing on Samsung VR are getting a lot of positive traction. It's exciting when you see creative types - whether from the music, film, or video industries - look at this stuff. The gears are turning in their head almost immediately about how they can use it as a new medium.

As a practicing Jew, I have studied with Christian teachers whom I respect for who they are and what they are, including their positive concern with Jews and Judaism.

Attributing to anything or anyone more good than God has attributed to them is not a positive move, nor does it mean that you have done them any good. A single grain of truth is preferable to a bumper harvest of false imaginings.

Sometimes, reading my own media, the negativity can upset me, but I just deal with things on a positive basis. I mean, I have up to 20,000 people singing my words back to me on a nightly basis - they share my hopes and fears, and they relate to my own life experiences. Life can be pretty isolating, but that connection is always amazing.

'Top Gear' changed people's perceptions of me. I've had much more positive responses from my TV appearances than written articles. And I have the weirdest voice.

Some people can be president, some people can speak, some people, you know, anything that's positive, man - a dentist, a doctor. Just hang in there and never give up, and find out what is your talent. First you got to find your talent and just stick with your talent, and I guarantee you'll get there, man.

Whatever you wanna be, just, at the end of the day, if you're being a good person, which is not hard to be, and you're putting positive energy into the world, and you're appreciative and loving to the people around you that care about you and everybody in general, then it'll work out.

I'll never forget one of those things that my father said to me. My father said: 'You know what? We have had so many amazingly positive experiences that we would have never had because you're famous. We can stand to have a couple negatives ones, too.'

Food is kind of my entry card into everything. Food kind of opens the doors... because food is peace. It's good; it's positive.

The farther we go down a negative path, which we see every day, the more we yearn for the positive.

I think, generally, the folks from mainland China have more positive feelings about the government here in many cases than the average Americans feel about their government.

Do your best to spread positive messages.

It is surprising how little most small business values the customers. A positive feedback from the customer is critical to your business, and what's more important is their referral.

Making great strides without a well-defined purpose will not bring positive results.

As a young boy growing up in Rohtak, India, I had no idea what my life's work would be. But my parents instilled in me something that I have never forgotten: that work must have a sense of purpose beyond mere financial gain; that to be meaningful, work should make a positive and lasting difference in the lives of others.

Exceptional businesses sustain bottom-line results, which they invest to create meaningful, positive impact for their stakeholders.

Rethinking product supply chains offers another opportunity for traditional enterprises to introduce a host of positive outcomes.

We are an organization led by a purpose - to make a positive, meaningful impact that matters to everyone Deloitte touches. I will do my best to serve the network by helping enable our leaders and people to fulfill their passion to make a difference.

In Seattle, I've talked about how Pete Carroll is such... I'm kind of surprised at the variety of styles that successful coaches can have. Some are very communicative and positive and energized - like, Pete Carroll has all that in spades. Some of them are more cerebral; some are more directive.

I try to keep my mind full of really positive stuff.

Take everything that's bad in your life and look at the positive within it. Don't ever see your glass as half-empty.

So much of what young people perceive about their body image is taken from watching their parents... I think we need to look at ways we can help parents pass on more positive messages to their children, and perhaps some of that can be done through health visitors, for example.

A President cannot always be popular.

Excellence encourages one about life generally; it shows the spiritual wealth of the world.

My dear friend, clear your mind of cant.

My optimism wears heavy boots and is loud.

Positive thinking will let you use the ability which you have, and that is awesome.

For me, I just want to be positive.

We need a bold, new, positive vision for the future of our country.

I try to stay positive and be very, very active.

The ability to remain calm and focused in stressful situations is central to making positive decisions.

Teaching's hard! You need different skills: positive reinforcement, keeping students from getting bored, commanding their attention in a certain way.

When you show deep empathy toward others, their defensive energy goes down, and positive energy replaces it. That's when you can get more creative in solving problems.

In a position of utter desolation, when man cannot express himself in positive action, when his only achievement may consist in enduring his sufferings in the right way - an honorable way - in such a position man can, through loving contemplation of the image he carries of his beloved, achieve fulfillment.

I have never talked publicly or privately about the Jewish people, including conversations with President Nixon, except in the most positive terms.

It is questionless desirable in all ordinary cases, wherever positive law is established, to restrain ourselves within the letter of that law and to allow the criminal all the benefit, if benefit to him shall result, of any evasion or escape that the law shall afford him.

I believe many people feel like God is mad at them. One day I put a post on Facebook that said, 'God is not mad at you.' Within a few hours, we literally had thousands of positive responses from people saying things like, 'That is exactly what I needed to hear today.' Obviously, this is a message we need to hear.

A properly balanced story provides an equal representation of the negative and positive attributes of, I could say the world, but it's actually a being. 'Harry Potter''s a good example. So Harry's the hero, right. But he's tainted with evil. There's a dark and a light in every bit of that narrative. It's well balanced.

I have had positive experiences with cameras. When I have been asked to join experiments using cameras in the courtroom, I have participated; I have volunteered.

Obviously social media has had a massive impact on the fame game, but not in a positive way. But it can be for some.

Even with all the negativeness of the whole social media thing, I still think it's leaps and bounds more positive.

I'm a really, really optimistic and really, really positive person. My main thing is, 'Enjoy life. Celebrate life.'

Miracles occur naturally as expressions of love. The real miracle is the love that inspires them. In this sense everything that comes from love is a miracle.

Your destiny is to fulfill those things upon which you focus most intently. So choose to keep your focus on that which is truly magnificent, beautiful, uplifting and joyful. Your life is always moving toward something.

There are powers inside of you which, if you could discover and use, would make of you everything you ever dreamed or imagined you could become.

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.

Positive thinking is more than just a tagline. It changes the way we behave. And I firmly believe that when I am positive, it not only makes me better, but it also makes those around me better.

When someone does something good, applaud! You will make two people happy.

It's a wonderful thing to be optimistic. It keeps you healthy and it keeps you resilient.

The best thing to do when you find yourself in a hurting or vulnerable place is to surround yourself with the strongest, finest, most positive people you know.

A fully positive relationship between Christians and Jews is one that would elide all differences.

The right to privacy has both positive and negative connotations for those who consider themselves part of the natural law tradition.

I have learned that champions aren't just born; champions can be made when they embrace and commit to life-changing positive habits.

I feel equal to Mexicans, Asians, everyone. That's the kind of positive message I want to get out.

I learned one thing - never hate a positive option.

I always try to set a positive example for my generation and promote confidence.

I really believe in the power of positive thinking and the collective power of people's thoughts spawning something into becoming reality.

I've gotten nothing but warmth from the Black community and positive feedback.

I'm a positive person who likes to have fun and get the best out of every day.

I think of myself as a positive agnostic. I don't know, therefore I'm open. I don't know, therefore I'm interested.

I'm somebody who tries to remain positive and looks forward to setting goals and reaching them. But that's easier said than done.

I'm a very positive person. I get excited easily, and I like to jump around.

Positive thinking is so firmly enshrined in our culture that knocking it is a little like attacking motherhood or apple pie.

Laziness may appear attractive, but work gives satisfaction.

A positive attitude will have positive results because attitudes are contagious.

A diamond is a chunk of coal that did well under pressure.

How hard you work matters more than how much you make.

The more you drive positive change, the more enhanced your business model.

When you are inspired in your work, everything seems to fall into place.

You've achieved success in your field when you don't know whether what you're doing is work or play.

Real success is finding your lifework in the work that you love.

We get what we want when we stay focused and do the work.

A man succeeds in completing a work only when his qualities transcend that work.

There is virtue in work and there is virtue in rest. Use both and overlook neither.

Nothing worthwhile comes easily. Work, continuous work and hard work, is the only way to accomplish results that last.

Remember, work, well done, does good to the man who does it. It makes him a better man.

If you love your work, if you enjoy it, you're already a success.

You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream.

Times and conditions change so rapidly that we must keep our aim constantly focused on the future.

One child, one teacher, one pen, and one book can change the world.

I truly believe the intention of creating positive change is so important to the collective consciousness. When you have a group of people that have the intention and the capacity, talent, and intelligence to actualize those intentions, then you have something really powerful.

You are one decision away from a totally different life.

Difficult roads often lead to beautiful destinations.

We all can dance when we find music we love.

Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.

When you have a positive mindset, you can't be defeated. No matter what comes your way, shake it off and move forward.

Don't be pushed around by the fears in your mind. Be led by the dreams in your heart.

While we may not be able to control all that happens to us, we can control what happens inside us.

Inside of a ring or out, ain't nothing wrong with going down. It's staying down that's wrong.

Surround yourself with positive people and situations, and avoid negativity.

Build upon strengths, and weaknesses will gradually take care of themselves.

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.

Life's challenges are not supposed to paralyze you, they're supposed to help you discover who you are.

Take responsibility of your own happiness, never put it in other people's hands.

If I persist long enough I will win.

Focus on your potential instead of your limitations.

The only place where your dream becomes impossible is in your own thinking.

Virtually nothing is impossible in this world if you just put your mind to it and maintain a positive attitude.

Our beliefs about what we are and what we can be precisely determine what we can be.

Facing it, always facing it, that's the way to get through. Face it.

When the going gets tough, the tough get going.

The question isn't who's going to let me; it's who is going to stop me.

You may have to fight a battle more than once to win it.

Start each day with a positive thought and a grateful heart.

Your energy is contagious, so think about what you want people to catch from you.

There is a truth deep down inside of you that has been waiting for you to discover it, and that truth is this: you deserve all good things life has to offer.

She needed hero, so she became one.

Positive thoughts = Positive life.

There's power in looking silly and not caring that you do.

Keep your face towards the sunshine and shadows will fall behind you.

It will work if you forget all the reasons it will not.

Happiness is anyone and anything that's loved by you.

The cleverest of all, in my opinion, is the man who calls himself a fool at least once a month.

The key to success is not through achievement, but through enthusiasm.

As you proceed through life, following your own path, birds will shit on you. Don't bother to brush it off. Getting a comedic view of your situation gives you spiritual distance. Having a sense of humor saves you.

Happiness does not depend on your circumstances. It's a choice that you make.

Be generous with your compliments and stingy with your complaints. Withhold the negative; express the positive.

Gratitude brings you more deeply into the present moment.

A good laugh overcomes more difficulties and dissipates more dark clouds than any other one thing.

Do more things that make you forget to check your phone.

You will never have this day again so make it count.

Plan a day that makes you jump out of bed in the morning.

The secret to happiness is letting every situation be what it is instead of what you think it should be.

When you think and say I can, confidence and happiness will fill your entire being.

Frame your mind to mirth and merriment which bars a thousand harms and lengthens life.

Passion pushes you to learn more, create more and to create better. Best of all, it's contagious.

The way you start your day determines how well you live your day.

Hope is having a positive attitude about everything that happens in life no matter what it is.

Learn how to be happy with what you have while you pursue all that you want.

From there to here, and here to there, funny things are everywhere.

Count your blessings, not your problems.

Become the most positive and enthusiastic person you know.

Be the attitude you want to be around.

A positive mind finds opportunity in everything. A negative mind finds fault in everything.

Be gentle with yourself, you're doing the best you can.

You're allowed to scream, you're allowed to cry, but do not give up.

Be happy not because everything is good, but because you can see the good side of everything.

You must master a new way to think before you can master a new way to be.

It's not what happens to us but our response to what happens to us that hurts us.

Being positive means that you will have fewer negative emotions, and even if a negative emotion arises you will be positive about it too by allowing the negative emotion to be rather than trying to push it away.

Practice being positive and exceptional so much that you just can't be negative and average ever again.

A positive attitude gives you power over your circumstances instead of your circumstances having power over you.

Stay positive in every situation and everything you do, never stop trying, have faith don't stop due to failure.

As we become more and more positive and more and more joyful, by our powerful example we uplift all of those around us.

The more positive thoughts you entertain, the happier you will become.

Your thinking creates your world.

The moment we begin to seek love, love begins to seek us. And to save us.

Associate yourself with men of good quality if you esteem your own reputation; for 'tis better to be alone than in bad company.

Love in its essence is spiritual fire.

Love is a master key which opens the gate of happiness.

Surround yourself with positive people that lift, motivate and inspire you.

You cannot hang out with negative people and expect to live a positive life.

The positive force of love can create anything good, increase the good things, and change anything negative in your life.

The greatest gift you can ever give another person is your own happiness.

Accept yourself, love yourself, and keep moving forward. If you want to fly, you have to give up what weighs you down.

And in the end, the love you take, is equal to the love you make.

Positive thinking is the key which unlocks the doors of the world.

The positive energy and love we give to others, heals our own wounds.

Be weird. Be random. Be who you are. Because you never know who would love the person you hide.

I know as an aunt, you fall into the trap of turning to your niece and saying, 'you look beautiful' - because of course all children do look beautiful - but if the message they get is that is what's important and that is what gets praise, then that's not necessarily the most positive message you want them to hear.

To take on the forces of nationalism and populism, we need to rally a liberal movement that offers a positive, alternative vision for the kind of country we want to be.

We shot many films in Delhi that turned out to be successful at the box office. So the attachment is definitely on the positive side.

I wanted to be a positive force in the world.

I was always really proud of the fact that I had a very positive influence as a role model.

It is mistaken to claim that global problems will be solved more quickly if only researchers would abandon their quest to understand the universe and knuckle down to work on an agenda of public or political concerns. These are not 'either/or' options - indeed, there is a positive symbiosis between them.

The majority of people who get in the sport of gymnastics do not go to the Olympics or get a Division 1 scholarship, but it doesn't mean that they can't get something positive from the sport.

For the people to hear directly from their president, no matter what format that is in - whether it's through social-media platforms, whether it's through speeches, whether it's through interviews - that's always a positive.

There are so many local nonprofits making a positive impact every day, and yet, oftentimes we don't hear enough about them or their needs.

When nonprofits, companies and consumers work together, we believe we can make long term, positive change for the millions of people in America who struggle with hunger.

Kids need role models, whether it's baseball players, actors or musicians: people to bring a little positive light into their hearts and minds. We need to be a little kinder to those people because it's not easy being that role model, looked upon as something we are all incapable of being - too perfect.

True health infuses positive energy in the mind, body and spirit; it is a main focus in my life.

When I had to go for surgery, all the country sent positive messages. I was very happy with that, and all I want is to give back some of this happiness I received both with the national team and at my club.

I try not to destabilise myself. People talk a lot, but they also say some positive things, and I try to welcome those messages because they encourage me, and it is what I am looking for.

The Grime guys have kind of rewritten the blueprint for people as far as creativity, songwriting, ownership, doing your own videos... So they're sending out a real positive message I think to people, that you can do it yourself in a punk way, and you can still potentially be successful and get to people.

We're going to be human, and we are going to make mistakes, but you really should understand the power that you have and embrace it in a positive way.

The issue is sometimes when people are themselves, like, what if you suck, you know? There's a good chance you're not gonna resonate and not be relatable to people. You gotta be a goodhearted, positive person. And a lot of YouTubers I've met anyways are.

Rising incomes and positive demographics will provide opportunities for retail financial services in India.

I see myself as a role model, and I think that everything that I am putting out is positive.

Our locker room is so positive. We are all focused on the same objectives, and that's equality for women.

The overall vision for 'Utopia' was somewhat of a mix between fantasy, future, and ancient China. All of it soaked in a pastel space sauce to capture the uber positive energy of the music.

Psychologists, for reasons of clinical necessity or vagaries of temperament, have chosen to dissect and catalog the morbid emotions - depression, anger, anxiety - and to leave largely unexamined the more vital, positive ones.

Show people a positive path that enables them to make progress on their own terms. Give them options and alternatives that empower them.

If you look for things your partner does wrong, you can always find something. If you look for what he or she does right, you can always find something, too. It all depends on what you want to look for. Happy couples accentuate the positive.

I start small. I'm kind to people. I say please, I say thank you, and I always try to be encouraging and positive.

WWE is home; it's a family. I'll always be a part of this as long as I can contribute in some positive way. But I know there's a time when the sun sets on everything.

The people are rejecting so-called free trade and globalization that the elites presented as a positive thing.

With a growing number of one-parent families in the country, the Girl Scout troop can be an indispensable and powerful positive factor.

Maybe I just look at things as a humanist: I like looking at people in a realistic way more than looking at them in a positive way.

Making YouTube videos while I was in school, I was fortunate enough not to really have any negative repercussions from it. I had a lot of positive feedback from my friends, who thought they were great and thought they were funny and that what I was doing was really cool.

What always draws me back to the Caribbean vibes are the upbeat vibrations of welcoming melodies and positive energy exchange through the rhythms that make you feel like dancing with someone.

Just imagine, the thousands and thousands of concerts that take place every single day, all over the world. And the positive effect that they would have on the people listening. Now imagine a world without this. This void... it is unthinkable.

Even when people don't stay married, they can still be a family together. That's been something that's been really good for developing me as a person. It's been a very positive learning experience.

I think Dr. King, if he were alive today, he wouldn't disrespect the flag or the anthem; he would use his words and his voice to send a message for positive change.

I believe all positive things and negative things are valuable because they shape you.

My style motto is pretty classic: you give off a positive energy when you wear what you're most comfortable in.

I think that when you rally powerful voices around powerful issues, what you get are positive results.

I don't know myself why directors are offering me negative roles, although I did 'Yaddein' after 'Mission Kashmir' in which I played a very positive character, but people don't remember that.

'Neon Future' is, in short, a positive outlook on human progress and technology, looking forward to a bright, colorful utopia. It's embracing the future and looking toward the future in a more optimistic way.

Those who really value Ukrainian sovereignty should opt for real independence and a positive neutrality: neither a plaything of the West nor Moscow.

To sustain the Trump Revolution, we must empower Trump's champions to drive positive change across America. And we must defeat 'Never Trump' elements wherever we find them.

The key thing about force protection is... if you focus too much on force protection, and you disengage yourself from the community, you're putting yourself at greater risk because you need to interact with the community in a positive way to gain the intelligence you need.

I really believe in the 'Glow' and live my life that way. It's about being positive inside and out and being the best version of yourself possible.

I think it is important for young people to see other young people on television doing something positive with their life, making positive changes and growing. I don't think there is enough of that on TV. I mean, we've got 'Jersey Shore,' and I don't know what that teaches young kids.

Improving Africa's farming sector would have multiple positive outcomes for African people.

I'm very conscious of my body, and how I take care of it. I like clean foods, drink a lot of water, and soak up much sunlight and positive energy as I can.

We don't care who you is - Blood, Crip, Mexican, Chinese. You feel me? If you about doing something positive with yourself and your community, let's join forces together.

With gangs, there could be a positive outlook because it takes the older guys to come school these younger guys on the right roles.

I been around negativity all my life. To do something positive, it's a beautiful thing.

I always make a joke: 'Don't look into the future; it's too bright.' That's as positive as I can be.

When you stand out in a small town or at work,or in your peer group, whatever it is, it feels really awful. Certainly, when you're growing up, you want to be normal. You just want to fit in. Then you realize that maybe fitting in is, in some respects, quite ordinary. I think it's good to put a positive spin on being slightly unique.

I don't want to walk in the middle. I want people to read what I write and feel strongly about it. If, at some point, whatever I am doing is failing to elicit a response, whether it's very positive or very negative, then I am going to stop doing it.

Until the mid-seventies, the traditional or classic lesbian was always a spinster and often a tweedy intellectual, with a stark glamour that titillated men and women alike. This is the woman that feminists destroyed when they pressured the media for 'positive images' of lesbians.

The fame is the downside. I can't think of many positive things about it - except that when I go to parties, I don't have to stand there like a lemon.

I was raised in the church, and there's still a fire burning inside me. I definitely don't ever want to be preachy. But less and less young people are religious. The thing is, I see so many positive things about religion, so I'm happy to talk about it.

I've definitely got a lot more cautious about my lyrics - I feel I want to be a positive force in the world, and I want to uplift people. That's something that comes with age.

My wife Julie and I are driven to make positive and enduring change in our beloved city of Philadelphia, in California, in Haiti, and around the world.

Over the last three years, UCLA has helped me grow as an athlete, a scholar, and a member of the community. I have made some mistakes along the way; however, I am grateful that I made those mistakes backed by such a supportive and positive university so that I could learn from them and better myself.

When you're not working is when you have to stay positive and remind yourself that you're talented.

Outside the Olympics, there are massive discrepancies within all sports. But the positive side for me is that the Olympics are the biggest platform there is, and there's total equality across all sports.

It's difficult to change things in a positive way.

I'm excited to see the growth in women's cycling, and I think the Women's Tour has had a really positive impact on that change.

I wanted to resist in 'The Look of Silence' making a film that ends with any kind of positive hope I feel in human rights documentaries dealing with human survivors.

I appreciate both good and bad - I don't want to sit in a bubble where everyone just tells me everything positive to keep my morale high.

The Egyptian military plays positive and negative roles in Egypt, but the most significant single thing it did under Mubarak was to guarantee an Islamist victory once he left the scene.

The typecasting always happens but I am a very positive person.

I'm not a positive guy.

If I try to act cool and do things that get a positive reaction, then I'm not doing anything for the person I'm in the ring with.

My mother has had breast cancer twice. And my mother has always been this very positive human being: a glass-half-full type. Like, when she was in treatment and feeling really bad, she would always talk about some nurse that was particularly nice to her.

Making people dance has another function that has nothing to do with art, and I mean that in the most positive way possible. It's like food - if you're not eating it, you're doing something wrong. If they're not dancing, something is wrong.

What used to drive me was the fact that I wanted to be better than everybody at something. One of my best qualities is that I used whatever other people found to be an adverse thing to be a positive thing for myself.

I used to be one of the lead actors of a theatre group called Hetu when I was in medical school. Prithvi Theatre was our stomping ground. I'd got many positive reviews.

Anyone can see how if a feared tax hike doesn't happen, that's a positive factor. But even if tax hikes happen as feared, vast history tells me it doesn't have to have the big bad impact folks fear. And fear of a false factor is always bullish.

Without question, intelligent technologies will continue to disrupt the world as we know it. There will be profound implications, both positive and negative.

I think what I can do is to focus more on what I'm good at and see if I can improve on these positive qualities so that I can continue on the path I'm on now.

Tahoe is a magical place full of positive energy, beautiful mountains, and lakes all around. It's home for me and feels so good to be there.

I believe everything negative that happens in your life is for a positive reason. If your heart breaks, you know that you are a human being and it happens. But you can't mope over it. There's only one life. You better get on ahead and fast. Fast enough not to let your past ever catch up with you.

I am a positive person. I am not cynical. If you are born in this world, no matter who you are, negative things will happen. If you aren't positive as a person, you'll be very unhappy. It's extremely important to be positive, to laugh, to be happy, to accept life as it comes.

I go out in the middle with a positive frame of mind and the intention of playing out the entire overs and making full use of the available opportunities.

I love interacting with the fans and being a positive role model for little girls.

I've been on both sides: the victim and the villain. I was the victimised model, and everything from my weight to my fertility was held up for discussion. And then I was the person that could garner some kind of positive outcome, by taking on the role of vice chairman of the British Fashion Council and becoming an activist of body image.

The Model Sanctuary is not about self-indulgence - it's about reminding and allowing them to become self-sufficient human beings. I wanted to alert people to the fact that we're not the victims, but nor are we the villains. We want fair practice and positive, sustainable change, working with the fashion industry, not against it.

The 'Best of British' is a positive thing that's bandied around, but also it's applied pressure to our country in terms of economic growth. I think we've always felt the rest of the world is so much more powerful in terms of being commercially viable, but we can take great pride in our level of creativity.

People like to shy away from comparisons. Personally, I think that's a mistake. Comparisons can be good. People like to compartmentalize things within their own heads, and helping them do that can actually be a positive thing for the brand you're trying to build.

Honestly, I have had a very positive work environment and career at Fox News. I really like the people I work with.

CBS garners a predominately older white audience, and by having a show like 'Superior Donuts' on their weekly programming, it distorts what people are used to seeing in a positive way. It's a show I think was necessary.

I can't tell you how important it is for people on the public stage to utilize that stage in a constructive, positive way. When you're in the public eye, you have a decision to make - whether you are going to be an influence or not.

I needed somebody to love me, and the people that I chose were my coaches. I would sacrifice my body to be successful for my coaches because I wanted them to love me, to respect me, to have positive feelings about me.

I'm a very upbeat, positive, optimistic type of person.

I have never won a race, and that is my main disappointment - but you have to be positive.

I influence people, hopefully on the positive side.

People don't believe in positive changes anymore.

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.

Winners make a habit of manufacturing their own positive expectations in advance of the event.

I believe in karma, and I believe if you put out positive vibes to everybody, that's all you're going to get back.

You must not under any pretense allow your mind to dwell on any thought that is not positive, constructive, optimistic, kind.

If you're not making mistakes, then you're not doing anything. I'm positive that a doer makes mistakes.

It takes but one positive thought when given a chance to survive and thrive to overpower an entire army of negative thoughts.

No matter what you're going through, there's a light at the end of the tunnel and it may seem hard to get to it but you can do it and just keep working towards it and you'll find the positive side of things.

You've done it before and you can do it now. See the positive possibilities. Redirect the substantial energy of your frustration and turn it into positive, effective, unstoppable determination.

I am not embarrassed to tell you that I believe in miracles.

I think anything is possible if you have the mindset and the will and desire to do it and put the time in.

Today or any day that phone may ring and bring good news.

I am fascinated by what is beautiful, strong, healthy, what is living. I seek harmony.

Work hard for what you want because it won't come to you without a fight. You have to be strong and courageous and know that you can do anything you put your mind to. If somebody puts you down or criticizes you, just keep on believing in yourself and turn it into something positive.

My purpose: to lift your spirit and to motivate you.

To succeed, you need to find something to hold on to, something to motivate you, something to inspire you.

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.

I have never, ever focused on the negative of things. I always look at the positive.

Properly used, positive reinforcement is extremely powerful.

I'm a positive man.

I always loved designing, but the context needs to be right, and have a positive perspective.

It's not the situation, but whether we react negative or respond positive to the situation that is important.

To be in any way a positive contribution, that's all anybody wants to be. It's all I've ever wanted to be. I wanted to be an artist, be a mother. You want to feel that in your life you've been of use, in whatever way that comes out.

I believe the continually advancing Information Revolution will lend us the wisdom and strength to address humanity's previously unsolvable problems and help us make a positive impact on all of society.

Leaders must exemplify integrity and earn the trust of their teams through their everyday actions. When you do this, you set high standards for everyone at your company. And when you do so with positive energy and enthusiasm for shared goals and purpose, you can deeply connect with your team and customers.

We are all products of our experiences, good and bad. Sometimes you learn as much from the negative experiences as you do from the positive.

To be candid, some people have given positive thinking a bad name. I can't stand to hear some gung-ho individual say that with positive thinking you can just do 'anything.' If you think about that one for a moment, you recognize the absurdity of it.

Send out a cheerful, positive greeting, and most of the time you will get back a cheerful, positive greeting. It's also true that if you send out a negative greeting, you will, in most cases, get back a negative greeting.

All one needs to do is read - books, magazines, research the Internet - and pay attention to the influencers in their lives to discover the myriad people of strong moral character who have and still are making positive, meaningful contributions and differences in our world.

I know that I came into the world with what I call 'big dharma' - with a blueprint to teach self-reliance and a positive loving approach to large numbers of people all over the globe. I am ever so grateful for the circumstances of my life that allowed me to be pretty much left alone and to develop as I was so intended in this incarnation.

I don't have much positive to say about motor neuron disease, but it taught me not to pity myself because others were worse off, and to get on with what I still could do. I'm happier now than before I developed the condition.

I don't have much positive to say about motor neurone disease. But it taught me not to pity myself because others were worse off, and to get on with what I could still do.

When the negative thoughts come - and they will; they come to all of us - it's not enough to just not dwell on it... You've got to replace it with a positive thought.

Staying consistent with positive habits can be a challenge.

Whatever I do, I want to impact people's lives in a positive way.

Being someone who people want to photograph, you have to open yourself up to the positive and negative. It is what it is.

I surround myself with positive, happy people. And I always try to balance things that I have to do with things that I want to do.

If I write a book where all I've ever experienced is success, people won't take a positive lesson from it. In being candid, I have to own up to my own failures, both in my marriage and in my work environment.

All the evidence, experimental and even a little theoretical, seems to indicate that it is the energy content which is involved in gravitation, and therefore, since matter and antimatter both represent positive energies, gravitation makes no distinction.

When the mind is empty, silent, when it is in a state of complete negation - which is not blankness, nor the opposite of being positive, but a totally different state in which all thought has ceased - only then is it possible for that which is unnameable to come into being.

All of us profit from being corrected - if we're corrected in a positive way.

Oftentimes, when we think of 3D, we think of things coming out of the screen, but actually, you've got this zero, this negative space, what they call the negative space, which is the scene, what's being filmed in the positive space of the audience. As you can have things come out, you can have all of this depth.

No one has a life where everything that happened was good. I think the thing that made life good for me is that I never looked back. I've always been positive, no matter what happened.

If anybody has a bad day, they'll just come to my room because they know I'll bring out the positive in everything, or I'll make them laugh, or I'll be just crazy.

A sour corporate culture can actually make an entire society unhappy. This means that a strong corporate culture can have a positive impact on a society.

I would be delighted if the United States could have a positive relationship with Russia, and I would be thrilled if the Russian people, who are so capable, had a normal country that they could chart a different future.

Take stock of your thoughts and behavior. Each night ask yourself, when were you negative when you could have been positive? When did you withhold love when you might have given it? When did you play a neurotic game instead of behaving in a powerful way? Use this process to self-correct.

Publishers like a good buzz, and negative responses sell books just as well as positive ones.

Live your days on the positive side of life, in tune with your most treasured values. And in each moment you'll have much to live for.

Take your mind off the problems for a moment, and focus on the positive possibilities. Consider how very much you are able to do.

Explosion of positive rights started in 1932 with the election of Roosevelt.

My advice to young wrestlers is that your surroundings really make a difference. You want to put yourself in good, positive surroundings.

When you go through a negative situation, don't think about it. Make it positive.

If you so choose, even the unexpected setbacks can bring new and positive possibilities. If you so choose, you can find value and fulfillment in every circumstance.

All religions must be made child-proof. Our teachers' unions have done good work in this field, K through 12. Delaying first communions and bar mitzvahs until age 21 would be another positive step.

No matter how bad any situation, cynicism has no positive impact. Watching the news, you might notice that cynicism and victimhood often seem to go hand-in-hand, but not for veterans.

Everybody thinks when I say a guy is a good game manager, that's a negative, but I think it's a real positive. You have the ball in your hand every time when you're a quarterback. Whether you're handing it off or throwing to somebody, I think that's extremely important.

What kind of influence did my parents have on my life? Well, they had the most influence. These are the people who are closest to me. My parents are very positive people. They've been supportive. They're always there.

My grades put me in about 5,000th place in all of South Korea. If I kept going down that path, I would've become a successful man with a regular job. However, I was positive I'd be number one in the country as a rapper. So I asked my mother whether she wanted to have a son who was a first-place rapper, or a 5,000th-place student.

Clean energy jobs can exist across the state and create micro-economies to support struggling communities. Local governments can use advanced energy to retrain workers and create local jobs, and the positive economic impacts can remain local.

I'm not going to fearmonger to win an election. I'm going to focus on the positive opportunities we have for a bright future for all of our families, where everyone has the freedom and opportunity to thrive.

I'm a very positive person, but this whole concept of having to always be nice, always smiling, always happy, that's not real. It was like I was wearing a mask. I was becoming this perfectly chiselled sculpture, and that was bad. That took a long time to understand.

My dad was a very quiet person, and unbelievably tough. But my grandmother gave me my first look at negative thinking to bring about positive results. When I was just a little guy, anytime I came to my grandmother and said I wish for this or that, Grandma would say, 'If wishes were horses, beggars would ride.'

Sexism is part of every industry and must be addressed. But I try not to focus on the negative but the positive side of what we can bring.

I think honest communication, no matter where it comes from, is positive for a relationship.

Mentality is where the success is. I will teach the kids how to think in a positive way.

I'm pretty positive, optimistic, so I always expect the best.

I'm not afraid of having an agenda. I do have an agenda. It's a positive agenda.

A positive self-image has little relationship to our material circumstances.

If there is even one woman out there who went and got checked and found that she had cancer or she was positive and she caught something in time, and if in any small way I was a part of that, it makes me very emotional.

Let's be honest: The trade embargo with Cuba hasn't secured our interests or helped the Cuban people. Because the way to promote positive change and better human rights in Cuba is through engagement, not isolation.

You prevent kids from joining gangs by offering after-school programs, sports, mentoring, and positive engagement with adults. You intervene with gang members by offering alternatives and employment to help redirect their lives. You deal with areas of high gang crime activity with real community policing. We know what works.

Try to always stay focused on the objectives that are possible and the positive - and on having fun outside of the stuff that's going on in Washington.

No matter what else is going on, Christmas is my all-time favorite period in the year. It has a positive effect on me like very little else does, seasonally, that is.

I work so hard to make that sure I'm successful. If you're positive and really excited and enthusiastic about what you're doing, it's going to happen, and it's going to happen big time.

It's extremely important just to keep things positive and happy as much as we can... I think it's important that singers, actors, or whatever use our voice to spread positive messages as much as we possibly can.

I am positive - determined to move forward with my life, bring up my babies, and do the best job I can as a mother, entertainer, and person.

Mooo!' was one of those songs where I was like thank God people like it because I like it, too. When I made it I was having fun so I can only pull positive emotions from that memory.

Nothing will be beyond our reach when we make the flames of creating positive deeds flare up across the country with the virtues of the young vanguard as the initial spark and bring into full play the mounting vigour of the millions of young people.

If we're stuck with having expectations, there's a very good reason to embrace positive ones: It's that we often create what we anticipate.

Liberals will continue to put forward positive solutions that will help our economy grow and give all Canadians a real and fair chance at success.

When you're put in a position to really affect young people who are going to run the world one day, if you're able to be in their life at a young age and make a positive impact, I think that's a beautiful thing.

I don't get why people love to hate John Cena. But as long as he gets a reaction that's positive or negative, he's doing his job.

Your positive action combined with positive thinking results in success.

Money is a very important tool to make a big difference in people's life. It is positive or negative depending on the values.

Instead of drifting along like a leaf in a river, understand who you are and how you come across to people and what kind of an impact you have on the people around you and the community around you and the world, so that when you go out, you can feel you have made a positive difference.

I have certain things that I stand for, certain things that I believe in, and if you don't like it and you tell me to go to hell, I think that's your God-given right as a fan. It's one of those deals where I'm that one guy who is outside of that realm of good guy, bad guy. I'm just me, and it elicits a response both positive and negative.

I might rap about a lot of stuff, but that's just a reflection about what I've been through. But in real life, everything I do is positive.

Long ago made it a principle of my life to cultivate a positive frame of mind, to strive to project it and to share it with those I meet. It is a principle that has served me well.

Exercise, prayer, and meditation are examples of calming rituals. They have been shown to induce a happier mood and provide a positive pathway through life's daily frustrations.

I truly believe that the people who have a negative view of Trump will be pleasantly surprised when he becomes the leader of our country. I also believe he will make positive changes that will benefit the people who need it most.

Women watch and say, 'I like watching you control your own space. It's motivated me to do better, to go back to college, to even try law school. My daughter's been watching you since she's 10 - I love the fact that she's watching a strong woman who's in control.' All of those things are good, positive things.

In the end, the whole Internet thing kills me, because you can use it as a positive thing or you can read into all the negativity. And I think you've gotta put out positive energy, put out cool viral stuff, and then just stay out of people's opinions.

I am suggesting that as we go through life, we 'accentuate the positive.' I am asking that we look a little deeper for the good, that we still our voices of insult and sarcasm, that we more generously compliment and endorse virtue and effort.

Do you feel gloomy? Lift your eyes. Stand on your feet. Say a few words of appreciation and love to the Lord. Be positive.

I actually think that I'm a rather optimistic and happy person; it's just that I'm not a very positive person, if you see the difference.

The positive aspects of modernity are to be acknowledged unreservedly: we are all grateful for the marvellous possibilities that it has opened up for mankind and for the progress in humanity that has been granted to us.

Whatever role I play is a positive role; it's a strong role. Never negative.

There's nothing that sells good about Allen Iverson if it's something positive about Allen Iverson.

In this life, I'm always going to choose the positive.

It is as if my life were magically run by two electric currents: joyous positive and despairing negative - whichever is running at the moment dominates my life, floods it.

Stop saying these negative things about yourself. Look in the mirror and find something about yourself that's positive and celebrate that!

I don't want to use the term 'plus-size,' because, to me, what the hell is that? It just doesn't have a positive connotation to it. I tend to not use it.

If you show emotion in competition, temporarily, you'll be ineffective. If you're disciplined enough, you don't get down when you're behind, and you have a chance to create something positive.

When I first ran, being a woman in politics was seen as both a negative and also a positive. You could attract more women voters, but on the other hand, a lot of men wouldn't vote for you.

When I was eight, my piano teacher played seven or eight notes, and I sang them. She stopped and looked at me in shock! That was the first time I'd gotten that reaction. I'd had looks of horror, but never shock in a positive way.

There's sadness to anyone that dies before their time, and specifically ones that seem to affect people in a positive way. It doesn't matter if it's Whitney Houston or a nameless, faceless person on the street. That's just as big of a tragedy for me.

Negative or positive attention - I think it's all great.

Me being nice or positive is not what people want to hear, which sucks.

Like Koeman, Klopp knows exactly how to get the best out of me - by being critical. When the media are hyping me and being very positive, he will downplay the praise and all that - often with a wink.

Why be negative when you can enjoy life and be positive? That's something I learned over the years.

My father was an absolutely wonderful human being. From him I learned to always assume positive intent. Whatever anybody says or does, assume positive intent.

When you assume negative intent, you're angry. If you take away that anger and assume positive intent, you will be amazed. Your emotional quotient goes up because you are no longer almost random in your response.

I truly believe in positive synergy, that your positive mindset gives you a more hopeful outlook, and belief that you can do something great means you will do something great.

You know, the standard state for people is 'mildly pleasant.' Negative emotions are quite rare, and extremely positive emotions are rare. But people are mildly pleased most of the time, they're mildly tired a lot of the time, and they wish they were somewhere else a substantial part of the time - but mostly they're mildly pleased.

I get so many big ideas while I'm running and such clarity while I'm lifting weights. And staying fit keeps me happy and positive.

Good leaders need a positive agenda, not just an agenda of dealing with crisis.

I believe in the imperative to explore, so any project that I can be involved with that celebrates that, and expands people's imagination around that idea of pushing out, is one of the most positive things that I think I could be involved with.

I was raised with hippie parents, so I get down with the positive. I don't pay attention to the negative.

There are positive things that come of social media as well as negative.

I don't think the world focuses on the positive things enough.

The thing is, I don't do these things for recognition, being a good teammate, being a positive member of the community. I do them because those things make me whole and complete.

I try to be positive. I speak to my players about how we have to play, respect the rules. What I have done is always be positive.

Is detachment the answer to freedom? No, because detachment is negative - it is to be without. The answer must be positive - I must replace what I have with something better.

I just want to keep being involved in great projects that push positive messages to people.

Embracing the freedom of Brexit gives us the choice of what sort of country we want to become and means we can look forward to a more positive tomorrow.

Britain has a long and proud record of welcoming migrants. They have made many positive contributions to our economy. But the impact of uncontrolled immigration from the E.U. has placed new pressures on our country.

I do expect a lot from myself, but it's also a balance of being... positive and also pushing yourself.

Positive characterizations are complex characterizations. That's all we need to know. They shouldn't be saccharine. They shouldn't feel like medicine.

You know, often films that are deemed positive, nobody wants to see them.

In Hollywood, there is one dominant voice. It is a white, male, straight gaze. When I talk about positive portrayals of black people and women, I'm saying complexity. I'm not saying goody-two-shoes, everything's okay. No. The positive view of me is to see me as I am: the 'good,' the 'bad,' the gray. That is a positive portrayal.

Bad influences and distractions were around every corner. But I also learned that my neighborhood could be a nurturing, positive place to grow up.

I'm on JetBlue and United. So I spend a lot of time on airplanes with other people and in terminals or just traveling around and going to restaurants or whatever. The interaction I get on a daily basis is always positive. I've never had a negative interaction.

I have done 'Sports Illustrated,' but I don't regret it because it portrayed me in a positive way - as an athlete.

I think it's important to keep things positive. Sometimes you don't win, and that sucks, and you work on improving.

All my life, I have been a positive thinker... I have always been able to survive by telling myself that no matter how bad things are, they will one day be better. And that out of every event - no matter how tragic - one can always find a way to survive and even, perhaps, to be a little bit happy.

I never think of yesterday. Can't do anything about it. I'm a positive guy. When you really deep down look at it, we go to bed every night, get up every morning, stay here for 70 or 80 years, and then we die.

I am happy to say that everyone that I have met in my life, I have gained something from them; be it negative or positive, it has enforced and reinforced my life in some aspect.

Being positive is like going up a mountain. Being negative is like sliding down a hill. A lot of times, people want to take the easy way out, because it's basically what they've understood throughout their lives.

There's those young girls that I once was, looking up to Mia Hamm, Christine Lilly, all those players, and I know how much of an effect they had on me. Knowing that, I feel like I'm in a position where I can really help be a positive influence in girls' lives.

We're right to say that a culture that can't tolerate free speech is... there are a wide range of positive human experiences that are not available in that culture. And we're right to want those experiences.

Positive social emotions like compassion and empathy are generally good for us, and we want to encourage them. But do we know how to most reliably raise children to care about the suffering of other people? I'm not sure we do.

Every company has messy data, and even the best of AI companies are not fully satisfied with their data. If you have data, it is probably a good idea to get an AI team to have a look at it and give feedback. This can develop into a positive feedback loop for both the IT and AI teams in any company.

In the years after the expedition to Chad, I started the Honnold Foundation, a small nonprofit that was my attempt to do something positive in the world. I sought out projects that both helped the environment and improved peoples' standards of living. The more I researched, the more I gravitated toward solar.

I would just urge the youth today to indulge in some sort of physical activity on a regular basis. A holistic approach is essential, and that also means you need to stay happy and positive.

I like the fact that Tess Holliday is comfortable in her own skin and loves herself. I think that's a hugely positive message that women of all sizes really need to adopt.

My father... gave me a positive connection with men because he is a gentleman.

I've always been a guy to keep positive energy on the sideline.

'Yes' is the mother of all positive words, next to 'love.' Maybe 'love' is the father of all positive words.

UKIP believe that immigration can be an extremely positive thing. But it has to be controlled.

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?

When you are enthusiastic about what you do, you feel this positive energy. It's very simple.

I've always believed that you can think positive just as well as you can think negative.

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.

I feel that sin and evil are the negative part of you, and I think it's like a battery: you've got to have the negative and the positive in order to be a complete person.

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.

I'm looking forward to influencing others in a positive way. My message is you can do anything if you just put your mind to it.

Look at people for an example, but then make sure to do things your way. Surround yourself with positive people.

You have to listen to the people who have a negative opinion as well as those who have positive opinion. Just to make sure that you are blending all these opinions in your mind before a decision is made.

Talking is always positive. That's why I talk too much.

Where men of judgment creep and feel their way, The positive pronounce without dismay.

Sometimes the most positive thing you can be in a boring society is absolutely negative.

I got a lot of positive people around me.

I believe that when you work on yourself, you are attracted by different, more positive beings.

So there was a fire inside me. And that fire inside you, it can be turned into a negative form or a positive form. And I gradually realised that I had this fire and that it had to be used in a positive way.

The way positive reinforcement is carried out is more important than the amount.

The learner always begins by finding fault, but the scholar sees the positive merit in everything.

I'm taking all the negatives in my life, and turning them into a positive.

A year or so ago I went through all the people in my life and asked myself: does this person inspire me, genuinely love me and support me unconditionally? I wanted nothing but positive influences in my life.

I was determined to share my positive approach and not let diabetes stand in the way of enjoying my life.

You shall always find what you created in your mind, for instance, a benevolent God or an evil Devil. Between them are countless facets. Therefore, concentrate on the depth of your consciousness and on what you consider to be positive and good.

I believe that you should gravitate to people who are doing productive and positive things with their lives.

I don't want to waste anyone's time or money. I want to give people some truth and positive heart lift.

And I have to work so hard at talking positively to myself. If I don't, it's just real hard to get through the day, and I'll get really down, and just want to cry. My whole body language changes. I get more slumped over.

If it's great stuff, the people who consume it are nourished. It's a positive force.

Some people never contribute anything positive to society, they may even drain our resources, but most of us try to do something better, to give back.

Fortune cookies are a good idea. If the message is positive, it can make your day a little better.

There is no advertisement as powerful as a positive reputation traveling fast.

I really struggle with that feeling of helplessness. That's why I really try to get my blogs, and even myself, to point to the positive and look at all the inspiring things that are happening.

First of all, I try to be a positive role model.

Perhaps one of the only positive pieces of advice that I was ever given was that supplied by an old courtier who observed: Only two rules really count. Never miss an opportunity to relieve yourself never miss a chance to sit down and rest your feet.

Every positive value has its price in negative terms... the genius of Einstein leads to Hiroshima.

To be positive is to be mistaken at the top of one's voice.

Positive, adj.: Mistaken at the top of one's voice.

You can make positive deposits in your own economy every day by reading and listening to powerful, positive, life-changing content and by associating with encouraging and hope-building people.

And we can see the positive impacts right here at Solyndra. Less than a year ago, we were standing on what was an empty lot.But through the Recovery Act, this company received a loan to expand its operations. This new factory is the result of those loans.

So I had to be careful. I recognized the responsibility that, whether I liked it or not, I had to accept whatever the obligation was. That was to behave in a manner, to carry myself in such a professional way, as if there ever is a reflection, it's a positive one.

You can't live a positive life with a negative mind and if you have a positive outcome you have a positive income and just to have more positivity and just to kind of laugh it off.

Foods high in bad fats, sugar and chemicals are directly linked to many negative emotions, whereas whole, natural foods rich in nutrients - foods such as fruits, vegetables, grains and legumes - contribute to greater energy and positive emotions.

But reason always cuts a poor figure beside sentiment the one being essentially restricted, like everything that is positive, while the other is infinite.

I like to encourage people to realize that any action is a good action if it's proactive and there is positive intent behind it.

For to be poised against fatality, to meet adverse conditions gracefully, is more than simple endurance it is an act of aggression, a positive triumph.

People who talk about revolution and class struggle without referring explicitly to everyday life, without understanding what is subversive about love and what is positive in the refusal of constraints, such people have a corpse in their mouth.

I do not expect the white media to create positive black male images.

To delight in war is a merit in the soldier, a dangerous quality in the captain, and a positive crime in the statesman.

You should also appreciate the goodness around you, and surround yourself with positive people.

I never appreciated 'positive heroes' in literature. They are almost always cliches, copies of copies, until the model is exhausted. I prefer perplexity, doubt, uncertainty, not just because it provides a more 'productive' literary raw material, but because that is the way we humans really are.

Accent your positive and delete your negative.

Of course, a positive growth rate might be taken as evidence that a population is below its optimum.

You hear certain things, negative things, all the time that aren't true, but you never hear about the positive.

Everyone in L.A. is very positive and upbeat, whereas London can get quite miserable at times.

Christians were instructed to serve others, and the thanksgiving was for the grace of God and the fact that God offered a way for man to return to a positive relationship with Him.

Say and do something positive that will help the situation it doesn't take any brains to complain.

Even when bad things happen you have to try to use those bad things in a positive manner and really just take the positive out of it.

Well, you know, a lot of people look at the negative things, the things that they did wrong and - which I do. But I like to stress on the things I did right, because there are certain things that I like to look at from a positive standpoint that are just positive reinforcement.

Suffering is the positive element in this world, indeed it is the only link between this world and the positive.

Getting sober just exploded my life. Now I have a much clearer sense of myself and what I can and can't do. I am more successful than I have ever been. I feel very positive where I never did before, and I think that's all a direct result of getting sober.

There's a fine line between stubbornness and the positive side of that, which is dogged determination.

Live life to the fullest, and focus on the positive.

I've had to deal with all different types of situations - positive and negative and extremes of both.

Listening is a positive act: you have to put yourself out to do it.

I think anytime you can affect people in general, in a positive way, then you're a lucky individual.

When people ask me about my story, I just go through the positive stuff: the tent-pole moments, the big landmark checkpoints.

I hate banks. They do nothing positive for anybody except take care of themselves. They're first in with their fees and first out when there's trouble.

I've been singing for six years. I've been in and out of the studios with top producers, but it wasn't something I was ready to express to the public or to the press. I wasn't ready to come out. I wanted to perfect my voice and be 100 percent positive that I could come out right.

Kant introduced the concept of the negative into philosophy. Would it not also be worthwhile to try to introduce the concept of the positive into philosophy?

Indeed, our particular concept of private property, which deters us from exhausting the positive resources of the earth, favors pollution.

When I was a kid, no one would believe anything positive that you could say about black people. That's a terrible burden.

What I have is P.H. positive chronic myeloid leukemia, which is an aberration in your white blood cells.

I can't let time move on without fighting tooth and nail and hopefully being a part of a revolution that is positive.

When a positive exchange between a brand and customers becomes quantifiable metrics, it encourages brand to provide better service, customer service to do a better job, and consumers to actively show their gratitude.

More brands are waking up to their social responsibility and doing good work through cause marketing campaigns. Yet too many still go about it the wrong way. I mean 'wrong' in two senses. Firstly, they are marketing ineffectively, and secondly, as a consequence their positive social impact is not maximized.

Positive, healthy, loving relationships in your twenties... I don't know if anyone would disagree with it: I think they're the exception, not the norm. People are either playing house really aggressively because they're scared of what an uncertain time it is, or they're avoiding commitment altogether.

But you see, our society is still trapped in this binary, black/white logic and that has had some very positive implications for our generation. It's had some very negative ones as well and one of the negative ones is that it creates enormous identity problems for people who have one black ancestor and all white ancestors for example.

What I really like is an intelligent review. It doesn't have to be positive. A review that has some kind of insight, and sometimes people say something that's startling or is so poignant.

Political folk talk a lot these days about 'messaging' - a neologism designed to describe the way in which parties and politicians consciously characterize their efforts. It is only intended to be positive - i.e., 'Our messaging is designed to show we care.'

Those minutes that I'm on stage are the best! Being there and looking at the crowd and seeing their faces, hearing them sing the positive words from the songs.

People don't really understand, but having people stare, and point, and take pictures, even if it is in a positive framework, is quite isolating there's no two ways about it. You feel a little bit, you know, freakish.

An external electric field, meeting it and passing through it, affects the negative as much as the positive quanta of the atom, and pushes the former to one side, and the latter in the other direction.

Political consultants are pugilists, masters in the dark art of negativity. Which is why it's surprising to hear Democrats such as Steve McMahon and Republicans like Rich Galen urging their presidential candidates to be more, well, positive.

There's a weird cloud around you when you're recognizable. It was a brief window for me. I think you have to have a pathological need for attention of any type, negative or positive, to thrive in that kind of situation. And I only want compliments.

Right now people seem to be very tentative about the positive benefits of capitalism.

I'm not happy not doing anything. When positive things are rolling in, you've got to take them when you can get them.

For, to be a stranger is naturally a very positive relation it is a specific form of interaction.

The job numbers are positive. We've had more jobs created now than were lost during the recession. We're seeing that the creation, we're seeing those numbers not only grow but shift toward the private sector and shift toward full-time employment and these are all signs that the recovery is taking some hold but we're not out of woods.

You should tell yourself frequently 'I will only react to constructive suggestions.' This gives you positive ammunition against your own negative thoughts and those of others.

Electricity is of two kinds, positive and negative. The difference is, I presume, that one comes a little more expensive, but is more durable the other is a cheaper thing, but the moths get into it.

I love acting like I'm in love. It's a very positive thing.

This place? Nothing positive. OK, I want to say something positive. It's positively a dump.

Is truth always positive? Of course. Once the truth comes out, you know, it's all right. We're scared that if the truth comes out that it's not all right. It's the other way around.

I'm getting positive feedback for my acting so we'll see if any other interesting parts come up.

I think we all suffer from guilt at some point in our lives, but for the most part I never really regret, and I try to always remain positive. Yes, I think that those issues are very interesting to play in a character, and they're prominent issues in life, and I think people can relate to them.

I'm a big cockeyed optimist. I try to accentuate the positive as opposed to the negative.

The simple act of paying positive attention to people has a great deal to do with productivity.

Conserving energy and thus saving money, reducing consumption of unnecessary products and packaging and shifting to a clean-energy economy would likely hurt the bottom line of polluting industries, but would undoubtedly have positive effects for most of us.

I don't think of myself as a role model. I do try to live in a compassionate, considerate and positive way. The only advice I can offer is to find what you love to do, find the joy in it, and express yourself through your passion.

Flexible working is not just for women with children. It is necessary at the other end of the scale. If people can move into part-time work, instead of retirement, then that will be a huge help. If people can fit their work around caring responsibilities for the elderly, the disabled, then again that's very positive.

My incarceration was actually a positive thing from the beginning. I needed a gimmick to get my act going again, it gave me material.

I had a really bad temper, when I was growing up. Sport helped me channel that temper into more positive acts.

I just believe in the goodwill of people, the power of people to do something positive.

That's what makes Linux so good: you put in something, and that effort multiplies. It's a positive feedback cycle.

Why should conservationists have a positive interest in... farming? There are lots of reasons, but the plainest is: Conservationists eat.

I don't personally try to balance my work because I operate under the assumption that anyone reading or watching my stuff isn't having a particularly balanced day anyway. But negative attitudes just amuse me more than positive ones.

When you're a houseguest and you leave, it's nice to straighten something up or send your hosts a useful gift. And when you leave the planet, it's nice to have made a positive contribution.

I just try to stay positive and focused on the tennis, not let anything get to me, like crazy questions. But I'm tough, let me tell you, tough as nails.

I had many teachers that were great, positive role models and taught me to be a good person and stand up and be a good man. A lot of the principals they taught me still affect how I act sometimes and it's 30 years later.

African art is functional, it serves a purpose. It's not a dormant. It's not a means to collect the largest cheering section. It should be healing, a source a joy. Spreading positive vibrations.

I had never had a positive leading character - somebody that wasn't an antihero, or who wasn't more of a guy that you're supposed to be on the side of.

I always figure from the cradle to the grave, we all have our individual journeys, and maybe my journey was a positive one and I accomplished certain things without stepping on too many toes.

I've always gotten a positive reaction to doing African-American characters.

I'm an algebra liar. I figure two good lies make a positive.

I presume that nobody will deny the positive aspects of the North American cultural world. These are well known to all. But these aspects do not make one forget the disastrous effects of the industrial and commercial process of 'cultural lamination' that the USA is perpetrating on the planet.

Facing the press is not easy, but because you have to go, you have to try to take a lot of positive things for yourself from these face-to-face meetings.

I don't like to read about myself, whether it be positive or negative.

The only reason we make good role models is because you guys look up to athletes and we can influence you in positive ways. But the real role models should be your parents and teachers!

If you think of a work of fiction as a kind of scale model of the world, then the positive valences - where things turn out better than you thought they would - ought to be in there somewhere, too.

I'm a positive person, and I try to look at the good side of everything.

I would like to be a positive force for young girls.

I like video games, I like tech, I like being positive.

I turned 54 this year and I find myself feeling like I'm in a bit of a race to get down on paper the way I really feel about life - or the way it has presented to me. And because it has presented to me very beautifully, this is hard. It is technically very hard to show positive manifestations.

Don't give up, be positive and if you know someone who knows someone at a record company don't stop beating down their door till you get heard. Don't ever say it'll never happen or it'll never happen.

I have always viewed the mission of Wikipedia to be much bigger than just creating a killer website. We're doing that of course, and having a lot of fun doing it, but a big part of what motivates us is our larger mission to affect the world in a positive way.

I think positive. I always think we're going to score. Two minutes is a lot of time if you have timeouts and you're throwing every down. You have to make the right decisions. I've always had great receivers, which helps. It's not just me doing it.

The most positive step is to try to expand the employment base by making it, if not economically friendly, at least not economically disastrous, for studios to take on deficits.

We have been blessed with a healthy, growing economy, with more Americans going back to work, and with our Nation acting as a positive force for good in the world.

I'm an un-healable positive optimist.

You know I think that going into therapy is a very positive thing, and talking about it is really helpful, because the more you talk the more your fears fade, because you get it out.

To have someone to relate to and hopefully enjoy the music and get a positive message out of it, to make the best music that we possibly could, those were the goals.

Each season I find myself constantly inspired by 'The Biggest Loser' contestants. Their tenacity and willingness to learn new, healthy habits is tremendous and the results speak for themselves. I am honored to be part of such an inspiring program that helps inspire positive change in so many lives.

Sometimes you're not even sure which of your stories were failures. There are things I've written that I thought were complete catastrophes when I finished with them that have gone on to generate some of my most positive feedback.

I launched Chefs for Humanity, a national nonprofit, with my voice, heart and money from my own pocket. Money gives you the ability to make a difference in the world and, when used in a positive way, is a lot of fun.

I want to come across as a positive person.

Play like you're positive on the victory, even though they're leading big now.

People look up to me as somebody who is able to switch the image of our country from negative to positive.

I just want to put some positive stuff out there. If it works, great. If it doesn't, no problem.

Constructive criticism is about finding something good and positive to soften the blow to the real critique of what really went on.

Studies show that children of divorced parents can have outcomes as positive as those coming from intact homes, provided the father remains financially supportive and active in his children's lives.

I've been hearing this since I first joined the Reds organization, that I'm going to be the next this or that. It's tough on a young player coming up. You show some positive things and everybody jumps on that and says you should be the next Willie Mays.

I want to be a positive role-model for my daughter. The last thing I want to put out there is that it's acceptable to be too thin or have an eating disorder because you're in Hollywood.

I've noticed that my resolutions involve me not doing stuff that I wasn't going to do anyway so here's something more positive. I'm going to retrain as a Latin teacher in a provincial public school.

I think what is happening is I think first of all there is confidence in the U.K. economy. We're in a German rather than a Greek position in international financial markets, which is very positive and keeps our debt service costs down, and we're also beginning to see real evidence of rebalancing.

One thing that hasn't changed, though, is that we still have to hear the new ad 2 or 3 times before it begins to affect us, even when we're already familiar with the advertiser in question and have a positive opinion of them.

Life is not accumulation, it's about contribution.

I feel on top of the world, I feel incredible, I feel motivated, I feel empowered. I am the master of my own destiny.

Talk health, happiness, and prosperity to every person you meet.

We would accomplish many more things if we did not think of them as impossible.

Attitudes are contagious. Are yours worth catching?

You can't live a positive life thinking negative thoughts. If it's not positive, productive or faith-filled, don't dwell on it.

Positive people have made up their mind to enjoy life. They focus on the possibility”not the problem.

Positive thinking won't let you do anything,but it will let you do everything better than negative thinking will.

Positivity always wins...Always.

You can, you should, and if you're brave enough to start, you will.

The best way to predict the future is to create it.

The best is yet to be.

The most important thing is to look ahead. The past is your anchor.

Try to be a rainbow in someone's cloud.

Be thankful for what you have; you'll end up having more.

Miracles happen to those who believe in them.

Victory is in having done your best. If you've done your best, you've won.

Believe deep down in your heart that you're destined to do great things.

In the end, everything will be okay. If it's not okay, it's not yet the end.

Mix a little foolishness with your serious plans. It is lovely to be silly at the right moment.

One person can make a difference, and everyone should try.

How high you fly is derived from how big you think.

Optimism is a happiness magnet. If you stay positive, good things and good people will be drawn to you.

Wherever you go, no matter what the weather, always bring your own sunshine.

Live as if your prayers are to be answered.

Arise, awake and stop not till the goal is reached.

Life has no limitations, except the ones you make.

If you want it and expect it, it will be yours very soon.

There isn't anything that I cannot be or do or have.

The beginning is the most important part of any work.

It took me quite a long time to develop a voice, and now that I have it, I am not going to be silent.

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.

Being relaxed, at peace with yourself, confident, emotionally neutral loose, and free-floating - these are the keys to successful performance in almost everything.

Kids are absolutely starved for positive adult contact.

I'm big on being positive. I'm generally so positive and happy. I just always felt that I was exactly where I wanted to be. And things have continued to go in great directions.

At the end of the day the question comes, what are you doing for the world? You have to try to do something that's going to add something positive.

When I got into the film business, my aim was to adopt a positive persona, of a guy who fights against injustice. And it saved me, because my acting was atrocious to say the least!

To have the chance to see your music be elevated and to have almost universally positive response to that music, makes me feel better every day. I feel more confident and inspired, and that's fun.

I've been looking at companies that are on a positive path vs. a negative path and I've come to use the language of sports, winning streaks and losing streaks.

I've always had God, but now I want to go back to church for the sense of community and that feeling of positive thinking, a place where I can think about being a better person.

I want people to use Perl. I want to be a positive ingredient of the world and make my American history. So, whatever it takes to give away my software and get it used, that's great.

The positive news is that the British economy is continuing to grow and is creating jobs. And it is positive news too that at a time of real international instability we are a safe haven in the storm.

Either positive or negative comments are good because it shows I am still relevant.

As a person who is not confrontational by disposition I tend to see that the quality of being confrontational is a positive attribute.

Everything that's bad for you catches on too quickly in America, because that's the easiest thing to get people to invest in, the pursuits that are easy and destructive, the ones that bring out the least positive aspects of people.

If I have affected someone in a positive way, that means a lot to me.

To me, it doesn't matter how good you are. Sport is all about playing and competing. Whatever you do in cricket and in sport, enjoy it, be positive and try to win.

My wife was the first romantic partner who understood both American and native parts of me - not so much the positive stuff, but the damage.

To be perfectly honest, I feel I have a duty to use my celebrity status in a positive way.

It comes down to building your own world out here on the road. It's who you surround yourself with. My band and crew are really positive guys.

It would be good for us Africans to accept ourselves as we are and recapture some of the positive aspects of our culture.

To emphasize only the beautiful seems to me to be like a mathematical system that only concerns itself with positive numbers.

For a manager to be perceived as a positive manager, they need a four to one positive to negative contact ratio.

Sexy in India is not considered positive. But, with today's crop of fresh faces in the modelling arena, being sexy is an asset.

If the amount of money going into the war economy were invested in landscape restoration, we would be in a far more positive position. It may get a little dire before we pull together, but I think when the prosperous nations, and in particular the U.S., realize they're wrecking their own kids' lives, there will be a mass change in value.

When children are very young, you read them books that are positive to help them go to sleep. But there comes a moment when they begin to understand the difficulties of the world. They know there are problems and the books they read should reflect that, not gloss over them.

I am positive that flexibility is a feminine characteristic.

I am a positive person and do not allow things to get on top of me.

I've always kind of lived my life to be as much as possible a positive role model for children.

Sometimes a good love song can change the world and create positive energy more than any political song can.

For the liberal state to accommodate a diversity of beliefs while having few positive convictions is one of the more admirable achievements of civilization.

But you cannot expect every writer to dwell on human suffering. I think my books do deal with grave issues. People who say they are too positive probably haven't read them.

I think people in Botswana are pleased that my books paint a positive picture of their lives and portray the country as being very special. They've made a great success of their country, and the people are fed up with the constant reporting of only the problems and poverty of the continent. They welcome something which puts the positive side.

My Botswana books are positive, and I've never really sought to deny that. They are positive. They present a very positive picture of the country. And I think that that is perfectly defensible given that there is so much written about Africa which is entirely negative.

I'm out there arguing the Labor case. I will do it anywhere and everywhere that I can. I do it within various communities across Australia where I am able to make a positive contribution. And let me tell you, my voice won't be silenced in the public debate because the issue at stake for Australia are so stark.

Now is the time for the U.S. and the nations of Western Europe who engaged in the slave trade throughout this hemisphere to come forward in a positive way to assist in undoing the harm that was caused by their past colonial policies in the hemisphere.

It has been argued that British girls are incapable of deep feeling or brilliant acting owing to their lack of temperament. This, I am positive, is not true.

The wonderful Mozambican people have endured tremendous misery without losing their dignity and their positive outlook on life. Moreover, they have not lost their will to progress and develop. Mozambique is a country where the people never surrendered.

So the experts think we could have an AIDS-free generation in Africa by 2015, even if the mothers are positive.

I'm concentrating on the positive, on all the wonderful things I'm doing now.

I believe that, by and large, people are good and everybody you meet is more likely to surprise you in a positive way than in a negative way.

But in fact if you look at film as a metaphor, only through the negative can you have the positive print. What I'm trying to get to is the positive value of negation.

I think the state of the NFL has a very positive outlook.

As writers and readers, as sinners and citizens, our realism and our aesthetic sense make us wary of crediting the positive note.

You don't need to invade a place or install a new government to help bring about a positive change.

Tennis has had a very positive impact on my life.

There is so much that is positive, wonderful even, about state schools. At a state school your kids will learn to live alongside and appreciate other kids from many diverse and different cultures.

Generally, I'm a pretty positive, but like any other working person, if the jobs aren't coming in, I do get depressed.

No matter who you meet in life, you take something from them, positive or negative.

You might think the thinner version of yourself is going to be the most positive or confident, but that's not how it is for me. When I'm over 200 pounds, that's when I'm the most confident version of myself.

More Asians need to be on television as a positive role model.

Since turning professional at 18, I have travelled the world playing the game that I love and consider myself a global player. As the World No.1 right now, I wish to be a positive role model and a sportsperson that people respect, and enjoy watching.

I think everyone goes through chapters in their life and there was a time when I wasn't feeling terribly positive about what I was contributing to film, or wasn't feeling as if I was going in the direction I wanted and I re-evaluated what I was doing.

And I'm a believer that you take a negative and turn it into a positive, and as it turned out, it was one of the best things that ever happened to me. And so I do appreciate the Ranger staff and the Ranger organization for giving me that opportunity.

There is slow growth, but it is positive slow growth. At the same time, ratios of debt-to-incomes go down. That's a beautiful deleveraging.

I think I make films to help bolster and feed the part of me that wants to remain in a positive relationship with the world and to engage in it. So hopefully in non-sentimental ways, I'm trying to make something that helps make me happy.

One out of every 100 American men is HIV positive. The rate of infection has reached epidemic proportions in 40 developing nations.

I want always to be positive.

I had to develop the mentality and stay positive about making my comeback.

It is true that you can't prove a negative. However, the existence of God is provable in the same way a building is positive proof that there was a builder.

If you look just at the decades after 1934, you know it's hard to point to really inspired and positive support from outside of Haiti, to Haiti, and much easier to point to either small-minded or downright mean-spirited policies.

I had to come from something, come from a place that was negative and positive but the majority of it is a negative place.

I'd try to channel my nervous energy in a positive way into strength and endurance. It didn't always work.

I have to think of the positive that's how I cope.

I think Gadhafi is on the mark. And up until this point in time, I think they truly want to turn this around and become a positive player with the West after years and years of terrorism and stagnation.

When you come off something really disappointing, you want to come back and kind of regroup and get involved in something positive right away.

It's a problem for him because he's got - like Edward VII had - nearly all his lifetime to wait until he becomes Monarch. What is he going to do with it? So he wants to do something positive but he always courts those dangers.

I want to make sure that no matter how long I go through this, I don't fall into the trap of changing and modifying how I do things that aren't a positive example. I want to remain somebody that the entire family can listen to or watch.

I would like to do something dark or small. I love independent films. I love emotional scenes. I love people who are struggling with something. I think it's just the juxtaposition to my incredibly happy, positive demeanor.

And what we've lost sight of is that performing manual labor with your hands is one of the most incredibly satisfying and positive things you can do.

I like to write sad songs. They're much easier to write and you get a lot more emotion into them. But people don't want to hear them as much. And radio definitely doesn't they want that positive, uptempo thing.

But, I would be naive not to recognize the number of musicians who tell me they have been influenced by me and sight me - as well as Alex and Neil - as a musician who has been a positive influence on their playing.

I always had this non-stop drive. I had to keep sending stories out and every once in awhile I'd get something accepted or get the little trickle of positive feedback.

When you think about the day-to-day, positive impact on the lives of U.S. citizens, there is no relationship that we have in the world that is more important than our relationship with Canada.

Canada and the United States are also working at the World Trade Organization and in our own hemisphere with negotiations for a Trade Area of the Americas to try to help countries create a positive climate for investment and trade.

A lot of victims, for example, have become addicted to alcohol and drugs. It seems to me that the church's healing ministry is going to be enhanced through this in much broader strokes. That's good, it's all positive.

Gay culture is surviving and thriving. Some activists believe the recent rise in homophobic violence might be a gauge of the success of positive gay images.

And I'm a pretty positive person - I don't put a lot of energy into worrying, and I'm not a person who lives in a great deal of fear.

I think if you just look at life in a positive way, positive things will happen.

STAR TREK is a show that had a vision about a future that was positive.

A lasting solution to this problem will have an exceptionally positive influence foremost on the peoples of Palestine and Israel, as well as on the region and the international community.

We have initiated programs for re-entry offenders, since some 500,000 to 600,000 offenders will come out of prison each year for the next three or four years. We want to have positive alternatives when they come back to the community.

Moreover, behind this vague tendency to treat religion as a side issue in modern life, there exists a strong body of opinion that is actively hostile to Christianity and that regards the destruction of positive religion as absolutely necessary to the advance of modern culture.

In everyday things the law of sacrifice takes the form of positive duty.

I have nothing to lose and think that it's a positive thing that I am young and playing on a good level.

And of course, pop music is all about memorability and simplicity and positive messages and a little dash of joy.

Any kind of anthemic song, for the most part, they're on the positive side of things. It's not hard to identify when a melody is just one degree too complicated or one degree too simple and where that line of pop memorability lies.

But I did not find any positive inspiration in my studies until I approached my nineteenth year.

But I think there was a sense amongst the House Republicans especially that we didn't just want to be opposed to Bill Clinton that we wanted to tell the country what we were for and to brand ourselves in a more positive manner.

It's also a question of finding good material and interesting roles. I'm not the only actress out there, and good parts just don't fall into your lap that easily. But I like most of the films I've made recently and so I'm pretty positive about the future.

There's no such thing as an actor giving positive criticism to a director. The minute you say 'Don't you think it would look nicer...', that director's going to hate your guts. Particularly if it's a good idea.

While only about half of the voters feel they know very much about Reagan or what he stands for, the Republicans who do have a very positive perception of him.

Celebrity means that I can affect people in a positive way.

The two things I was positive about in life were that I was going to be a teacher at a boarding school or an operative with the CIA posted abroad. I could write a book about all the things I was sure about.

The world is really figuring BSE out, and that's positive.

I'm not the most positive person.

The Wreckoning is a darker song. But the record is positive.

I want my life to effect the balance to the positive.

You have to be positive, and I'm not just talking about athletics, this also applies to life.

Since I've been in Playboy myself in Australia, I love it, and I think it's really empowering and positive towards women, which is not a view that many women hold.

We sincerely ask the Beijing authorities across the Strait to view the election result from a positive perspective, to accept the democratic decision of the Taiwanese people.

However, I must say that I am very happy to see that we have such a positive result for our first referendum in our history and that gives me more confidence in Taiwan's democracy.

I had a great first year and Mr. MacDonald was my biggest supporter. He gave me the encouragement I needed that first year to get my career started on a positive note.

The only way that we're going to feel secure in this country again and that we're going to feel good about ourselves is if we use these systems we've put into place to create positive change around the world. I really believe we can do that.

It's useless to try and make rhyme or reason of it, because one guy thinks one thing and the other guy sees a whole other thing. So I try not to take them too seriously. Lately I have them screened so I only read the positive ones.

I feel blessed to be here representing our country and carrying out th research of scientists around the world... I hope you could feel the positive energy that beamed to the whole planet as we glided over.

Yes, but I think if you look at it with a sort of gay sensibility and want everything to be positive about gay life, it could be interpreted as antigay.

But when I first got cancer, after the initial shock and the fear and paranoia and crying and all that goes with cancer - that word means to most people ultimate death - I decided to see what I could do to take that negative and use it in a positive way.

With everything that's thrown at you, whether it be problems at home, problems at work - whatever - basically, if you remain positive, you can see your way out of that.

I don't think the objective of an abortion clinic is to try to talk women out of having the procedure. That obviously would not be positive for their bottom line.

When the going got tough, I really had to draw on many of the same competitive instincts I did when I was skating. I really had to put my head down and stay positive. I had to fight.

I had the idea for the show like a year and a half, two years ago. And it was all about the things that I didn't like about TV. I was trying to create a positive solution for it. And it actually worked.

Shapes that contain no inner components of positive/negative relationships will function better with other shapes of the same nature.

I am really, I think, truly an easygoing, positive, fun person.

Nobody under the sun was like Madonna. She was positive and clear and wholly dedicated to achieving everything that she's achieved.

We manage to bounce ideas off one another. Every band fights, but at the end of the day, we're very positive about the way we fight. At least we come out with a result.

I think sometimes in life we want to ignore the problems of society and just think about the good. I believe in positive thinking and affirmative living, I also think it's really important to remember all of our disenfranchised members of society.

We asserted ourselves as a music community, and showed legislators that music is positive. Especially if you've sold 300 million records worldwide and pay taxes.

I believe that the profits will come from the quality of your creative products. Since the beginning, I've always wanted to develop a self-feeding circle of creative productions: the positive financial returns from one show would be used to develop and create a new show, and so on.

I'm a very driven, ambitious, positive person. But I'm a spiritual person as well. I believe in creative visualization. So for me to go to America - which I find such a positive place - well, I took to it like a duck to water.

The birth of democracy in Iraq is one of the great positive changes of our era.

A guy as great as Brett Favre has been for the length of time he's been, you would hope that he would be able to leave the game with a positive flavor in his mouth.

I was so lucky to walk away with two Super Bowls and know that the last year was positive.

The result is - document destruction - we're really not going to be able to prove beyond a truth the negatives and some of the positive conclusions that we're going to come to. There will be always unresolved ambiguity here.

The different Ministries have to work more on the promotion of the country, to build Kosovo's public image. Concrete projects must be assembled, in order to activate our businessmen to have more contacts. We have to create a positive image about ourselves.

The large ensemble cast and the fact that it was being shot in New York, combined with a lot of strong positive images as far as African Americans are concerned, really turned me on to The Best Man.

I realize myself that hate wastes a lot of time and energy and I would rather re-direct any energy that I have to good and positive use.

I took some me time. I think that's a really important thing to do for yourself, especially in this business. And now I feel like I'm in a really good, positive place in my life.

So I took it as a very positive sign that the club came to me rather than the other way round.

Everything has positive and negative consequences.

I'm so positive.

Surround yourself with positive people.

I think I'm the most positive guy still going in my generation, and I'm out there to prove that.

I was very pleased that the positive things about me and my game outshone the aggressive style of play I use. I would never tone that down, because I believe in that style of play, and I believe that you can play rough on the court and still be a good sport.

More Americans own their home than ever before. Nearly 70 percent of American's are homeowners. So it is a good time for us to asses the positive impacts of homeownership on families, communities and on the nation's economy.

I have grown up but that should be a positive thing. When you look at a photo album it's lovely to remember being so young but it's also good to know you grew up!

The dumber half of the audience - whether they're male or female, and a lot of them are male - for some reason responds very quickly to the feminine voice. How can I put it? They kind of instantly react to the female voice in a positive way quicker than they would the male voice.

I've had a lot of very positive feedback about those stories, and seem to have struck upon something that most people feel. I can also tap dance, and don't know many other authors who can.

I mean, you know, I get a tremendous positive charge every day just from knowing these kids and who they are. I mean, Larry, my 12-year-old son is my hero in life. Could there be a greater privilege than that? I mean, I can't imagine anything that would be more exciting.

Women are called upon to defend every bit of progress we have made against particularly virulent attack. But we must also hold out a vision, put forth a positive agenda of what women need and want and then move forward toward that dream.

The President, in talking about freedom and democracy, is sparking a wave of very positive democratic sentiment that might help us override both Islamic fundamentalism that has formed in that region, and also some of the hatred for our policies of invading Iraq.

Peter Ustinov was the first really positive influence in my career. He was real and he bore witness to it. The things he said to you, he lived them.

People should focus on my foundation, my projects, and everything positive and important that I am doing in Latin America and the around the world.

We have found a direct correlation between grit and positive emotions, but the fact that I have no evidence that grit is bad for you doesn't mean it's not. It's always a possibility that in the future researchers will discover a downside to grit.

A people without a positive history is like a vehicle without an engine.

I don't even really know what it is I do for a living - the level of insecurity is very, very high. You're making a lot of money, getting a lot of accolades and positive criticism for something where you don't even know what you're doing.

For the general public or psychos on Facebook, for everyone who's made one negative comment about me, I've probably gotten 250-300 positive comments.

I will always find a way to find a positive from things.

There have been some positive things that have happened for the tribes, but it's a constant, vigilant fight about protecting what resources we have in terms of land and rights.

I have often been struck by the fact that most parents who are experiencing positive and rewarding relationships with their pre-adolescent children are, nevertheless, waiting apprehensively and bracing themselves for the stormy adolescent period.

That's the primary mission of ours: to protect the border, enhance the border, and capitalize on what the border has to offer. It's the source of jobs, source of positive immigration stories.

Social distance makes it all the easier to focus on small differences between groups and to put a negative spin on the ways of others and a positive spin on our own.

I was incarcerated for a little while in Baltimore, and my celly was Muslim. I was watching him pray every day, and his outlook on getting out of that situation was a lot more positive than the other dudes that were Muslim in the jail.

I learned about being positive from my parents. They're the most positive people I've ever known.

I'm a very driven, ambitious, positive person. But I'm a spiritual person as well.

For me to go to America - which I find such a positive place - well, I took to it like a duck to water.

You know, I love America. It's such a positive country.

I love America. It's such a positive country.

I really am into crystals. I'm a real positive thinker. I believe in creative visualisation.

You gotta be very positive. It helps. It really does.

There is an inherent hope and positive drive to New Yorkers.

You need to be able to manage stress because hard times will come, and a positive outlook is what gets you through.

I'm lucky that I do something I love, and I am proud, as I think it's a positive message to give to young women: if you want to have a career and be married with children, then you can. It's full-on, but it's doable.

I had a rough childhood coming up, and I just took all that negative energy and made it very positive for myself to drive me. I'm a very driven person. I have passion that almost scares people, just to be successful and make it no matter what.

Mostly I want to talk positive; I wanna talk about a bunch of great kids that I coached and made me look good and the university that I've seen grow from a cow college, which it was, only 12,000 people, and when I came here, we weren't at Pennsylvania State University, we were at Penn State College.

If my leg falls off, I'll get a prosthetic. There'd be no deep sadness about. I'd just get on with it! It's called life, and I love life. You have to be positive, and you have to crack on no matter what.

I just felt it was my job to show that there is no easy way to success, and that anyone who gets even just one Top 40 hit deserves their moment in the sun. I accentuate the positive and eliminate the negative. That is the timeless thing.

Looking back, I clearly understand that seeing a 'chain of command' approach in my house was a positive thing for me. My father provided a strong point of view on life and was a leader. Boys, especially, need that.

I'm not the 'chosen one.' I'm just one of many who have been given gifts. I can write. I can bloviate on TV. So I'm trying to use the gifts in a positive way. And I believe that's all directed. And that's why I'm here on the planet.

I get nostalgic for British negativity. There is an inherent hope and positive drive to New Yorkers. When you go back to Britain, everybody is just running everything down. It's like whatever the opposite of a hug is.

A lot of the times, if relationships go badly, you concentrate on the negative. But in those situations, there is always a positive outcome that you can learn from. So, I like to concentrate on the lesson and how I can learn from this. I concentrate on me rather than concentrating on the actual situation.

There are a lot of perks that come with fame, and with every positive there's a negative, and then it all kind of balances out.

BYU was a really positive place for me.

I found that being with happy positive people annoys me.

If a founder has passion and innovation, he needs to be supported. I am more intuitive than a numbers person, and I recognise that not all investments are going to be positive. Some may fail, and some may have problems for other reasons. That is life.

It's amazing. Life changes very quickly, in a very positive way, if you let it.

My mom is positive and optimistic.

The Church has failed to be a positive influence for good in our nation and our world.

By forgiving, we are training ourselves to be strong, confident, joyful, peaceful, happy, and loving. These positive attributes end up affecting every part of our lives.

I am able to ride the bike and think clearly about strategy and tyres. I also have positive thinking. I am very constructively critical.

I'm proud of Jay Z's success and Kanye's success. Inside, I feel like I had something to do with their success... I don't have anything but positive things to say.

When we're on stage doing a song about positive body image or another about female empowerment, everyone out there is super into it and right there with us. It's been awesome. I feel like we fit right in.

I think it takes a strong man to be in a relationship with a strong woman. A lot of people hear the word 'diva' and think of it as a negative. I see it as a positive. I want somebody who knows what they want out of life and isn't afraid to show it.

I have rules about eating, exercising and rules about staying positive. And these rules are sacred to me.

Saudi Arabia isn't the enemy, but it is a problem. It could make so much positive difference in the Islamic world if it used its status to soothe Sunni-Shiite tensions and encourage tolerance. For a time, under King Abdullah, it seemed that the country was trying to reform, but now under King Salman, it has stalled.

I always say just stay positive. If you ever get down on yourself, try to find something that takes away that negative. Always find that positive area.

I feel like I should show people that no matter where you come from - you can get beat by your stepdad, if you get picked on for your clothes and having no money - I just feel like everyone should know it will be all right as long as you keep focusing on trying to move forward and looking at the positive things in life.

I'm one of five sisters. I'm the younger of twins, and we're the youngest of five girls, and we've always been very close. We were pretty much a gang. I take after my mother a lot in terms of personality and character. She was very positive; always looked on the bright side of things. She had a tough time of it with my dad but did her best.

As far as vanity and wrinkles and things like that, that's a part of life I don't worry about. I put on creams, you know, but don't go mad, and I don't have any kind of treatments. I just live a healthy lifestyle. And staying happy, not getting negative and angry, I think that helps, looking at the positive of everything.

Those at the top would do better with a smaller share of a booming economy that elicits a positive politics than they will do with an ever-larger share of an anemic economy that fuels the politics of anger.

For whatever reason, I'm pretty good with pressure. I kinda just flip it over and think of it as positive.

If you stick around long enough and you do enough of the right things, you get seen in a largely positive light.

For me, I try to always look at the positive.

Loneliness is such an omnipotent and painful threat to many persons that they have little conception of the positive values of solitude and even, at times, are frightened at the prospect of being alone.

I always try to see it in positive way, like, you know what, the people that are expecting so much about of me know I can do it and believe in me. So I just kind of think about it like that. And it makes me feel a little better.

There's not always going to be something out there for you, especially not a positive role, so once you get up there and start being well known, you can't just think projects will come to you. You have to start doing your own projects because if you don't, you'll miss out, and eventually your fame will be over.

Sitting there clapping and smiling... it's difficult. You're like, 'Don't worry about it, you just double faulted, you just played a really dumb point. Keep positive.' Then more clapping. That would annoy me as a player.

Many persons swear by positive thinking, and quite a few have been helped by it. Nevertheless, it is not a very effective tool and can be downright harmful in some cases.

I am not a big fan of positive thinking. The term suggests that there is something negative that you have to counteract by being positive. That is an artificial duality.

If you embrace 'positive thinking,' you are - by definition - spurning 'negative thinking.' So it's as if you were on a teeter-totter and are trying desperately to put all your weight on one side - the 'positive thinking' side.

If war occurs, that positive adult contact in every shape is needed more than ever. It will be a matter of emotional life and death. There's not a handy one-minute way of talking to your kid about war.

I met with my spiritual teacher and went to a therapist. I realized that if I came from a positive place, not only will everyone feel better and I will feel happier, but the company will work better.

I think we all suffer from guilt at some point in our lives, but for the most part, I never really regret, and I try to always remain positive.

I've been blessed to be somebody that's been climbing that success mountain top for years of hard work, you know, but now it's all connecting. And now, the whole world is watching, you know what I'm saying, and it feels good 'cause it's good energy. This is all positive vibes, and good vibes and good energy, so it feels incredible.

Because a person has to be either working or looking for work to be counted as part of the labor force, an increase in the number of people too discouraged to continue their search for work would reduce the unemployment rate, all else being equal - but not for a positive reason.

There are certain things about me that I will never tell to anyone because I am a very private person. But basically, what you see is who I am. I'm independent, I do like to be liked, I do look for the good side of life and people. I'm positive, I'm disciplined, I like my life in order, and I'm neat as a pin.

I'd love to be more involved in sports. There's so much positive energy - I have to be around it. Especially as I get older.

Getting beaten is sometimes a good thing. If you're a positive person, you can turn it around and make it into a good thing.

Anything that's not positive, I don't have the energy to focus on it. Anything that's not going in the right direction, I don't have the time or the energy.

I am often offered roles or women who are very strong, uncompromising. But it's fun to do 'Manglehorn,' where I'm playing somebody who's very open, very optimistic, very positive. I don't want to bore myself.

Having haters is just a part of the business, and the more haters you have, the more people like you - that's how I view it, because I try to see the positive in things.

One reason why it has become harder to promote the beneficial side of emotions such as anger is that the moral vocabulary of good and bad has been replaced by the self-help lexicon of positive and negative thinking.

It's in the nature of Italians to live life with a positive tone and to celebrate the invitations that come along in life. Italian food is so conducive to all of that.

I found this deer toy that poops out candy. And so if I say, 'Cree, you have to go to bed right now. You will get a candy.' We've named the pooping deer 'Gus.'... He gets a jelly bean. And it works. Positive reinforcement is the way to go. I'm learning things like that which help me be a better parent.

By nature, I'm a very positive person, and because I'm happy in myself, and in my life, and I've got a great husband, and beautiful children, and I have a job that I love that calls for a certain amount of emotional expression, I get to realise a lot of my dreams and aspirations.

I just want to start conversations. I want to do films that prompt conversations - whether that is positive, negative, indifferent - just ones that you leave the theater wanting to know more, wanting to watch the film over and over again.

As an African-American male born with a couple of strikes against you because of your skin color, I think it's very, very important to have some positive role models around, especially male influences.

When did the word 'compromise' get compromised? When did the negative connotations of 'He was caught in a compromising position' or 'She compromised her ethics' replace the positive connotations of 'They reached a compromise'?

Women of worth are those who want positive change for themselves, their families, community or society, which I think is important. For me, a woman of worth is someone who has self -espect, who believes that she can change things in society.

Me as an artist, I'm more notorious for writing songs that celebrate women, songs that are all about the positive element of the immensely confusing creature that is woman.

Magic to me is you make a movie and it's all great and it clicks, and at the end of the day you feel like you're having an experience that is positive and that you're learning from.

One day, I found my dad's dressing-gown in an old suitcase, and it transported me back to when I was five and thought he was a god or a superhero who could do anything. After that, I wrote my first positive book about fathers, about my dad.

I've never seen myself as a celebrity, but I see it in a positive way, the fact that people are still interested in most parts of my life.

People worry that gas prices are high and how they are affecting their pocket book. But they want to know about renewable energy. People are really starting to question things, and that's made people look to the future in a positive way.

Strangely, nothing makes me feel tired, fatigued, at all. I've gone days and nights without sleep, and still the mind is in such a positive space it just doesn't make you feel fatigued.

I am usually positive and optimistic. If I get stressed or some results are not so good, I let it go by thinking, 'Oh well, it can be better next time.' I don't worry a lot, and I'm not too serious about anything.

I love baseball. The game allowed me the influence to impact kids in a positive way. This gives me a chance to talk to some social issues.

There's a certain darkness to Slipknot, but at the same time, there's a very strong dose of positivity. Stone Sour is the same way. There's a certain melancholy that comes with the slower stuff, but at the end of the day there's also that other side that is very positive. It's all how you deliver.

To live like we are supposed to, we need to listen to our blood, so to speak. Our paganism is in our blood, and to be able to create a positive and meaningful civilization in the future, on the ruins of the 'Sodom and Gomorrah' we live in today, we need to live in accordance with our blood.

Pop music has been the center of change, you know? And positive messages. I would love to get back to that place because I think we've lost it a little bit.

A lot of people talk about video games as something nerds do. But we look at it as a way to connect with people. It's something that's positive, that brings people together.