Positively Quotes

Positively Quotes by Ben Fogle, Kristin Cashore, Chris Crutcher, Pierre Teilhard de Chardin, Omarosa Manigault Newman, Helen Rowland and many others.

Hopepunk works. Try it and I guarantee you will feel better – and so will the people around you. It’s positively infectious.
I’ve liked you better when Katsa‘s around,” Giddon said. “She’s so rotten to me that you seem positively pleasant in contrast.
I am for anything that makes teens visible in an honest way… in other words, anything that represents them the way they are, positively or negatively.
Each element of the cosmos is positively woven from all the others…The universe holds together, and only one way of considering it is really possible, that is, to take it as a whole, in one piece.
I am going to pray for Donald Trump. I’m going to pray that God gives him clarity, that God gives him the ability to impact people’s lives positively.
At twenty, a man feels awfully aged and blasГ©; at thirty, almost senile; at forty, “not so old”; and at fifty, positively skittish.
I feel like everybody, whether you have one follower or a million followers, has an opportunity to either positively or negatively affect people.
These people that write books on how to succeed and how to think positively make millions because it’s something that doesn’t occur naturally.
You may have a cat in the room with you without anxiety about anything except eatables. The presence of a cat is positively soothing to a student.
The more you treat yourself positively, the less you’ll want or need to be negative.
‘The Secret‘ is sorta teaching me how to think positively, try to take the negative thoughts out of of my brain.
It would be positively boring if minds were in tune.
Anyone who is drawn in broad strokes either negatively or positively is generally not very interesting to play.
Even when you are feeling down, you have to live your life positively, that way, happy days and happy feelings will come to you some day.
Merlin is the unsung hero who is often responsible for things turning out positively, but rarely gets credit for that.
I am an optimist… I choose to be. There is a lot of darkness in our world, there is a lot of pain and you can choose to see that or you can choose to see the joy. If you try to respond positively to the world, you will spend your time better.
Positively dealing with the unexpected by looking for solutions, not excuses, is the choice you need to make.
Doing good holds the power to transform us on the inside, and then ripple out in ever-expanding circles that positively impact the world at large.
The person who sends out positive thoughts activates the world around him positively and draws back to himself positive results.
How you think about a problem is more important than the problem itself. So always think positively.
Above all, do not attempt to use science (I mean, the real sciences) as a defence against Christianity. They will positively encourage him to think about realities he can’t touch and see.
Companies like Husk Power Systems are working to impact positively not only the environment, but to ensure that someday everyone, including the poorest of the poor in rural India, will have access to clean and affordable electricity.
To care only for well-being seems to me positively ill-bred. Whether it’s good or bad, it is sometimes very pleasant, too, to smash things.
The self-anointed media elite among us believe, somewhat self-servingly, that not only the act, or process of making a profit is positively sinister, but also that the very desire to do so is.
Few and signally blessed are those whom Jupiter has destined to be cabbage-planters. For they’ve always one foot on the ground andthe other not far from it. Anyone is welcome to argue about felicity and supreme happiness. But the man who plants cabbages I now positively declare to be the happiest of mortals.
Those who matter don’t mind, and those who mind don’t matter.
Control your inner dialogue. Talk to yourself positively all the time.
Natural disasters like Hurricane Harvey are the worst kind of crises for people like Mr. Trump and Mr. Osteen, who purvey their own versions of the prosperity gospel. This is a belief that says if you think positively and make affirmations, God will reward you with financial success and good health.
There are several reasons why Russians view the oppressive state positively. First, in the Russian Orthodox religion, there is an understanding of authority as something sent by God.
You are just jealous,” Magnus remarked calmly. “Because you do not have the soul of a true artiste like myself.” “Oh, I am positively green with envy,” Ragnor snapped. “Come now, Ragnor. That’s not fair,” said Magnus. “You know I love it when you make jokes about your complexion.
He believes in romance. He isn’t merely going through the mechanical movements of a man in an exciting situation. He is, vitally and positively squeezing the last drop of delight from living the best life he knows in the best way he can.
We hope that the elected officials will respond positively to a ground swell of letters, phone calls, e-mails and visits from parents. The law clearly states that the responsibility for giving a sound basic education to our children lies with New York State.
Some artists and indie musicians see Spotify fairly positively – as a way of getting noticed, of getting your music out there where folks can hear it risk-free.
Well mine is not gimmicky – it is the 6 food groups that God made, and exercising every day. Trying to think positively.
I have met a great celebrity, Madame Dudevant, known as George Sand… Her appearance is not to my liking. Indeed there is something about her which positively repels me… What an unattractive person La Sand is… Is she really a woman? I’m inclined to doubt it.
What we call ‘the news‘ always has tried to tell a story, and it’s always told the story it wanted or, put most positively, whatever story it believed needed telling.
No one lives long enough to learn everything they need to learn starting from scratch. To be successful, we absolutely, positively have to find people who have already paid the price to learn the things that we need to learn to achieve our goals.
My hopes of a future life are all founded upon the Gospel of Christ and I cannot cavil or quibble away… the whole tenor of His conduct by which He sometimes positively asserted and at others countenances His disciples in asserting that He was God.
Be who you are and say what you feel because those who mind don’t matter and those who matter don’t mind. Don’t cry because it’s over. Smile because it happened.
Power is not merely shouting aloud. Power is to act positively with all the components of power.
Your mission is to find a product or service that can positively impact the lives of 1 billion people because that’s the game we’re playing today.
Gould carried the art of bending over backward to positively supine lengths. Why shouldn’t we comment on God, as scientists? … A universe with a creative superintendent would be a very different kind of universe from one without. Why is that not a scientific matter?
If you think positively instead of negatively, you’ll behave better and you’ll feel better.
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.
I’m very happy because I won a lot. I’ve won races and lived in a world that just gave me joy, so I remember it very positively.
Personality affects appearance, so I always think positively.
For my new book ‘Pirate Hunters‘, I follow John Chatterton and John Mattera, two world-class scuba divers, who teach themselves to think and act as pirates while searching for what would be only the second pirate ship ever found and positively identified.
Never, ever cheat, especially yourself, even if you are absolutely, positively sure that you can get away with it.
Words have power. Speak positively and positive things will happen to you. Speak negatively and negative things will happen to you. Choose positive words.
Savor more; fix less. Laugh more; cry less. Anticipate positively more; anticipate negatively less. Just practice that and watch what happens.
I fundamentally believe that people have a genuine desire to be positively engaged in the world around them.
True negotiation takes place when each side respects the other, and their point of view, and enters into the discussion positively. If you are determined that your solution, and your particular solution only, is the correct one – to be imposed on the other side if necessary – that is not negotiation; it is dictatorship
I don’t look at obstacles as obstacles. I look at them as things that were put there for a reason. You can approach these things negatively or positively. I think those that approach it with a negative mindset only get a negative outcome.
Cheap jewelery should never be worn unless it happens to be something that you positively know suits you.
The danger is that people may mistake what is basically a change in vocabulary for a change in behavior, practices, and attitudes. While practically all Americans have learned to talk inoffensively, not enough have learned to think differently, nor act positively.
Pessimism is easy. We all can do it. We don’t need to read books on how to be pessimists. We don’t need guidance on how to think negatively. But we do need guidance on how to think positively. People that write books on how to do that are multimillionaires.
It just seems that you were talking positively about McDonald‘s, that they are… attempting this healthy lifestyle, and yet when we’re talking right now… it seems that you’re saying they need to make more responsibility.
In yoga, we say that everyone has a magnet on them, and you’re either positively or negatively charged. So if you’re liking how you’re looking, you’re gonna be more positively charged.
I am thankful that all the people in the world who absolutely, positively, know what God wants, usually kill mostly each other.
Some people build fences to keep people out and we also do things everyday to keep people close – when we play ball and go fishing with our kids, we are doing it to keep them close and fenced in. That’s how relationships are built positively – we’re using fences to tell people that we love them.
Here I am, one of the most colorful women of my time – if not of my block – being made to sound positively legumelike in printed interviews.
Be sure you positively identify your target before you pull the trigger.
Tom Flynn
When I play, what I see are people who mean something to me, both positively and negatively. It’s my private life, in a way, what I see, and this is what I share.
The Resident Evilseries. Not only are they great games, but the creatorswillingness to reinvent the game every so often is something I think positively affects our industry.
According to my mother, positively no one, least of all herself, had even the faintest suspicion that she was heavy with child at the time of my birth.
America‘s entire homeland security enterprise positively invites questions even as it strives to reassure.
The right U.S. tax policy could positively impact decisions to develop or redevelop new retail and restaurant destinations that make a community great. Policy improvements can grow the economy in communities across the country, spurring investment and new development.
I’m not the type of person to live in fear. I think positively.
What works for men does not always work for women, because success and likability are positively correlated for men and negatively correlated for women. That’s what the research shows. As a man gets more successful, everyone is rooting for him. As a woman gets more successful, both men and women like her less.
Parvati positively beamed. Harry could tell that she was feeling guilty for having laughed at Hermione in Transfiguration. He looked around and saw that Hermione was beaming back, if possible even more brightly. Girls were very strange sometimes.
Keep your face always toward the sunshine – and shadows will fall behind you.
Start thinking positively. You will notice a difference. Instead of ‘I think I’m a loser,’ try ‘I definitely am a loser.’ Stop being wishy-washy about things! How much more of a loser can you be if you don’t even know you are one? Either you are a loser or you are not. Which is it, stupid?
You are free to experience life negatively or positively, and the choice you make determines whether you are at cause, or at effect, of the life you are living.
There is in some men a dispassionate neutrality of mind, which, though it generally passes for good temper, can neither gratify nor warm us: it must indeed be granted that these men can only negatively offend: but then it should also be remembered that they cannot positively please.
Why the devil was my husband positively grinning – and with what looked remarkably like relief?
The positive thinker, on the contrary, constantly sends out positive thoughts, together with vital mental images of hope, optimism and creativity. He therefore activates the world around him positively and strongly tends to draw back to himself positive results. This, too, is a basic law of mind action.
If you like capitalism, you will positively love depressions, because they are one and the same, like manic-depressives and their cycles, like spouse-abusers and their storms of violence.
A billionaire is someone who can positively impact a billion lives.
You see these casting directorslists of characters, and they’re all boxed in. Twenties is the hot girlfriend, thirties you can still be hot but moving swiftly to hot mum. Forties, you’re the legal person in a pantsuit. Then, once you reach your fifties, you’re positively elderly.
Thinking positively and confidently changed my life. If you stay consistent and work hard, you can be successful for a long time.
I’ve been an activist since my late teens. I take this very seriously and try to use the gift that’s been given to me – access to the media – as positively as I can.
I’m thrilled to continue my partnership with U by Kotex for Generation Know while helping to empower girls. I’ve always been a motivational resource for my younger sisters and hope I can positively impact and inspire other young girls too.
Influence others positively by being a teacher, coach, counselor, or mentor.
Stephen G. Post
The things young women read nowadays and profess to enjoy positively frighten me.
I don’t want to bulk up as that would affect my bowling and running style. I have learnt to accept my body and I handle criticism positively.
I have worked positively and successfully with Senator Sessions on issues like adoption and human trafficking.
I positively encourage time abroad to anybody. It’s worth taking the time to suss out which countries in the world are well funded for your subject and look for opportunities there.
If there’s a clear genocide somewhere, don’t we really want to positively impact that kind of a situation? Isn’t that what we’re all about? Isn’t that what we’ve always been about?
The number of substitutes for fine and clean thinking the world provides positively gnaws at one’s vitals.
I’ve never made a conscious effort to do anything about my psychological side. I just try to think positively and enjoy it.
Intellectually, now, I believe that it is a complete vanity to say positively there is no God.
Football generates a lot of money, but there has to be a social responsibility that goes with that. It can positively affect people’s lives.
Politics without principles, Education without character, Science without humanity, and Commerce without morality are not only useless, but also positively dangerous.
Positive thinking is no longer for drifters, dreamers and the perpetually naive. People who think positively see more opportunities, perform better, take more often correct and sound decisions, have more self-confidence, maintain better relations and have more trust placed in them
Think Give. Not Get. Nothing has the power to positively change your world more.
I quite often carry a little card with me and I write things on the card – things that I’m grateful for and things that I would like to positively happen around today.
To excel is to reach your own highest dream. But you must also help others, where and when you can, to reach theirs. Personal gain is empty if you do not feel you have positively touched another‘s life.
My 2019 resolution was that I was only going to speak positively about my body and my looks, both to myself and publicly and to others. It’s the one resolution I’ve been able to keep my entire life. It has changed my life. It has changed how I see myself.
I want to say that of course I want my writing to be read and discussed by as many people as possible, but this is different than wanting personal, “celebrity”-like attention. I’m very introverted and sensitive and dislike being talked about, positively or negatively.
I think it is a good thing for Indian cricket that there is so much competition for opening slot. Players put in more effort because you can be kicked out if you don’t play well and make mistakes. I take it positively and try to ensure that I give my best.
Sometimes you have got to look at things really positively – without putting your head in the sand, you have got to manage the negatives and keep putting a positive slant on it, keep trying to find answers.
Social media is changing the way we communicate and the way we are perceived, both positively and negatively. Every time you post a photo, or update your status, you are contributing to your own digital footprint and personal brand.
The funniest thing is not who influenced me positively, but who influenced me negatively. I had such an aversion to what Busby Berkeley did; in my early formative years, I thought it was terrible. Now, I think it’s wonderful. But then, I wanted to do anything but what Busby Berkeley did.
What can I say? I deal with it. I think I have come to terms with my absolutely hateful and vile childhood. No, I have, really. But I did hate it at the time. I resented it. There were elements of it that were positively Dickensian.
In an ideal world, the perfect biographical subject would have been the star of his penmanship class at grade school – and would thereafter write an English that positively sings.
When people ask me, ‘Are you happy?’ I respond with, ‘You’ve asked the wrong question.’ There is a deep kind of satisfaction you get from building a company. This kind of satisfaction transcends happy, sad, hard, or easy. I seek satisfaction. I want to be positively disruptive.
If you can’t change it.. change the way you think about it
The eighteenth century discovery that, in an institutional framework that facilitates voluntary exchanges among individuals, this process generates results that might be evaluated positively, producedeconomics,’ as an independent academic discipline or science.
The simple act of helping someone—with no desire (or possibility) of repayment is good for us and our self-image, and it may positively change the life or outlook of the receiver for the day!
Philosophy … is a science, and as such has no articles of faith; accordingly, in it nothing can be assumed as existing except what is either positively given empirically, or demonstrated through indubitable conclusions.
Donald Trump said: I, Donald Trump, yes, I am going to take on the entire establishment. I’m going to take on the political establishment. I am going to take on the economic establishment. I’m going to take on the media establishment. And I think a lot of people responded positively to that message.
There are not enough people out talking about the President positively.
So if you want to get things done, you positively have to understand at any given point in time what is the most important thing to get done right now and if you’re not doing it, you’re not making progress at the fastest possible rate.
[Donald] Trump’s narcissism seems to be reflected in his need to be liked and treated positively.
I’m compared to my dad all the time, and I’ve learned to take it positively by working hard.
Consummated science is positively humble.
Mr. Robinson was a polished sort of person. He was so clean and healthy and pleased about everything that he positively shone – which is only to be expected in a fairy or an angel, but is somewhat disconcerting in an attorney.
It’s like most anything. If you want to be a loser, there’s always a way to dwell on the negative. If you want to win, there’s always a way to think positively.
Raff, what have you done to yourself? Your hair is positively blue.
A lot of people wish they could be in the house with the greatest of anything. I just so happened to live across the hall from absolutely, positively the greatest women’s basketball player ever.
I positively think that ladies who are always enceinte quite disgusting; it is more like a rabbit or guinea-pig than anything else and really it is not very nice.
I take criticism positively, and I keep trying to develop as an actor.
I know historians aren’t supposed to fall in love with their own theories, but I was head over heels about the notion of an entire band of female French agents, like a nineteenth-century Charlie‘s Angels. Only better. It made the Pink Carnation’s organization look positively humdrum.
There are two good rules which ought to be written on every heart – never to believe anything bad about anybody unless you positively know it to be true; never to tell even that unless you feel that it is absolutely necessary, and that God is listening.
The greatness of a man is not in how much wealth he acquires, but in his integrity and his ability to affect those around him positively.
I have a tendency to campaign positively and campaign on issues, not try to tear someone else down.
At age 10, or even 15, it would have meant the world to me to see a Pakistani girl portrayed positively, let alone as a comic book superhero.
Singing was more of a hobby, and I was terrified of anyone‘s opinions. The only reason I kept doing it was because people responded positively, and if they hadn’t I don’t really know if I’d feel the same. I’m not into fighting for people’s affections.
Sports are positively essential. It is healthy to engage in sports, they are beautiful and liberal, liberal in the sense that nothing serves quite as well to integrate social classes, etc., than street or public games.
It is to aid in making the arts operative rather than only positively or negatively pleasurable… it is to paint a record, in so far as I am increasingly capable, of man’s deepst capacities… I seek to paint of how form manifests its subtlest quality namedidea.
I am positively against all this crap which is carried on first in the name of this thing, then in the name of that. I believe only in what is active, immediate, and personal.
People are trying to live freely outside of, or within a system that maybe for them on a day-to-day level isn’t as free… I definitely think we’re positively orientated.
The only limitations are mental. The guy who thinks positively will win.
If we choose to see things positively and trust in God, he will fulfill his purpose in our lives.
Judging from the tendency and effect of his arguments, an atheist does not appear positively to refuse that a God may be… His verdict on the doctrine of God is only that it is not proven. It is not that it is disproven. He is but an atheist. He is not an anti-theist.
Readers regularly ask what can go wrong but almost never what could positively surprise.
The more you frame the marathon as a stressful experience, the more negative messages you’ll receive. But it’s just as easy to frame it as a positively challenging journey.
Control exists only when there is action of will, positively or negatively. Will is resistance. When the mind is learning, there is no resistance.
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.
I have been called ‘Bongshell’ the day I stepped into showbiz. So, any adjective coming my way, I take it positively. Sometimes it’s also entertaining, but I don’t feel bad about it. I’m a proud woman.
I just want to do something meaningful in the world. I want to contribute positively. That means the roles I get to play as well.
The fact is that Sarah Palin positively emanates strength. She gives off the aura of being a strong woman who doesn’t back down, and she does it sporting heels and wearing her family like a badge of honour. I am sure there are a million other women out there who are doing the same thing.
It feels good to know you contributed positively to another’s life, to their happiness, to their survival. It gives us a sense of purpose.
No matter who you are, no matter what you do, you absolutely, positively do have the power to change.
It’s the age-old concept of like attracts like, or the law of attraction. You get back what you put out, so you might as well think positively, focus on visualizing what you want instead of getting distracted by what you don’t want, and send the universe your good intentions so that it can send them right back.
Every major industry sector in the U.S. would be positively impacted by the USMCA, with blue-collar manufacturing jobs seeing the most significant gains.
Society is produced by our wants, and government by wickedness; the former promotes our happiness positively by uniting our affections, the latter negatively by restraining our vices. The one encourages intercourse, the other creates distinctions. The first is a patron, the last a punisher.
The food of my childhood was revolting because I was a child of rationing. However, I still managed to be a very plump child and, indeed, as a teenager, positively fat. In my early twenties I lost three stone in one summer using the only diet that works: the pure protein diet. I kept to it until I was about 50.
The fans reacted very positively to me being cast [The Mortal Instruments] which, as a Twilight or Harry Potter franchise, when you read a book and you have someone in your mind or you have a vision and then they’re cast in real life, it can go either way. So I was very, very honored and happy that they were excited.
Positively inclined people see everything in their right proportions. They put right things into perspective and are not envious of others. They attach importance to those things that give meaning to daily life, but they tend to focus more on others than themselves
It’s very easy to confuse confident motion with being productive – and they’re not the same thing. Productive to me means measurable outcomes that apply to my most important to-dos that positively affect my life. That’s it.
Hindus believe in God positively. Buddhism does not try to know whether He is or not.
But when nothing in your life happens in a positive frame, it is difficult to think positively and hope for the best.
When you meditate, you will care more for those around you and you will be able to do more for them, as your own awareness advances. Everyone who comes into your field of energy is positively influenced.
The more you shine, the more positively people start looking at you.
Mike Tyson was probably – positively or negatively – the most recognizable face on the planet: the ‘baddest man on the planet.’ And you had our new resident baddest man on the planet, Stone Cold Steve Austin, whom fans were just gravitating to in a way they’d never done before, walking out and flipping off Mike Tyson.
There are people I’ve blocked for a long time who will still respond to every single person that replies positively to me on Twitter. I have quite a few cyber-stalkers like that.
Wrestling has positively impacted my life in many ways, but perhaps the one singular thing that I gained from wrestling that stands out the most is В­ wrestling provided me with the opportunity to learn mental toughness!
Leroy Kemp
The fact that people are able to be positively impacted by any of my work is really just a blessing. And ultimately, that’s what I want to do.
Imagination is the queen of truth, and possibility is one of the regions of truth. She is positively akin to infinity.
I definitely think when I’m feeling super down or having tantrums or not able to participate in any activities, I have to control myself. I have to tell myself, ‘No, focus, focus, focus, do this, do this, do this.’ Instead of shutting down, I encourage myself to think positively and move towards the light.
You, and you alone, get to determine whether you are going to react positively about something or negatively about something – or, interestingly, have no reaction at all. Your emotions are entirely under your control. Your feelings are what you want them to be.
The real drawback to the simple life is that it is not simple. If you are living it, you positively can do nothing else. There is not time.
I’ve just surfaced from spending several days in a state of rapture: I was reading a book… I felt alive and engaged and positively brilliant, bursting with ideas, brimming with memories of other books I’ve loved.
Yes, I am optimistic about the environment. If you assume business is exerting the most negative influence on the environment and also has the possibility to impact it positively, there are a bunch of forces that are impacting business that are fundamentally different from the situation 3 or 4 years ago.
I spend time reminding myself of all the many blessings in my life. It’s not hard for me to re-focus positively. I also acknowledge the difficult times in my life and how, with courage, I have moved through them.
I’m someone very comfortable airing out the stories of my own life. Some people call it narcissism, but for me, the intention is that it will positively affect other people.
I say this with no fear of contradiction. Jonas Barnes is absolutely, positively the funniest stand-up comic I have ever seen. Of course, I almost never leave my home. Jonas is a great guy and was a big help to me.
It is an Englishman who turns out to be the real villain of ‘The Moonstone.’ By contrast, the three Indian priests who dedicate their lives to returning the jewel to its proper home in the temple, though they have nothing personal to gain by doing so, are positively heroic.
I can talk endlessly about characters, or why someone did this or that, and what that dynamic and interaction is. I really love it, and I think that actors really respond positively to the fact that I like to talk about that stuff, because I’m not sure that all directors do.
The great thing about change, is that it absolutely, positively, always means things are going to get even better. Even when you don’t know how.
We can complain because rose bushes have thorns, or rejoice because thorn bushes have roses.
Alexia,” she hissed to her friend, “there are knees positively everywhere. What do I do?
World history is shaped both positively and negatively by people who judge.
Into what boundless life, does education admit us. Every truth gained through it expands a moment of time into illimitable being–positively enlarges our existence, and endows us with qualities which time cannot weaken or destroy.
Our ability to respond positively to setbacks, fuels our creativity and lays the foundation for future successes.
If you’re a poor worker – this is for new workers coming into the workplace – your benefits will increase at the current rate of increase. If you’re a wealthier worker, your benefits would increase at the rate of inflation. And those changes would affect positively the unfunded liabilities inherent in Social Security.
I grew up in a condition where I could have chosen to go either way, negatively or positively. So I kind of chose to go positive and that stayed with me through my life, always have to have a positive outlook on whatever situation there is
In my life, the strongest evidence of any fandom is ‘Sherlock’ – ‘Hobbit‘ fans are positively restrained.
Associate yourself with people who think positively. You cannot surround yourself with negative people and expect positive outcomes.
Motherhood has changed me as a person. I’m much happier and very content with life. That can only transfer positively to the track. It will make me a better athlete.
He has been positively growing tusks trying to create a breed of human insect which will continue to live on this accursed planet. Everyone needs a goal.
What we choose to embrace, to be responsive to, is the purest reflection of who we are and what we love. That is why faith, the choice to believe, is, in the final analysis, an action that is positively laden with moral significance.
At the same time believers realise that the defects they see in one another are tests from Allah. For this reason they don’t call attention to these defects, but compensate for them by acting positively. They carefully avoid the slightest action, facial expression or word that would suggest ridicule.
The United Nations has become a largely irrelevant, if not positively destructive institution, and the just-released U.N. report on the atrocities in Darfur, Sudan, proves the point.
If somebody responds positively to what I’m doing – if there is a connection – that can be very meaningful. If someone reacts with displeasure, confusion, hostility, well, that is not pleasant, and can often be upsetting.
It’s a better boost to my ego that people are commenting positively on my appearance than negatively.
People react positively when things are clear and understandable.
I decided in my life that I would do nothing that did not reflect positively on my father‘s life.