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30 Classic Quotes By David J Schwartz (The Magic of Thinking Big)

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I first read the book The Magic of Thinking Big by David J. Schwartz almost 30 years ago. This was long before online book stores or bookshops had a self improvement section. I actually picked up my copy in a health food store! This wonderful book has inspired and influenced people such as Tony Robbins, Jim Rohn, Eric Worre and Tim Ferriss.

Over 6 million people from around the world have read this personal development classic. I highly recommend that you pick up a copy of The Magic of Thinking Big and start putting into practice the easy to follow success principles contained on almost every page. Here are 30 classic quotes from The Magic of Thinking Big.

 

1. “Believe Big. The size of your success is determined by the size of your belief.” – David J. Schwartz

 

2. “Believe it can be done. When you believe something can be done, really believe, your mind will find the ways to do it. Believing a solution paves the way to solution.” – David J. Schwartz

 

3. “Then it dawned on me that no one else was going to believe in me until I believed in myself.” – David J. Schwartz

 

4. “Go first class in everything you do. You can’t afford to go any other way.” – David J. Schwartz

 

5. “Liven up everything about you; your smile, your hand-shake, your talk, even your walk. Act alive!” – David J. Schwartz

 

6. “How you look on the outside has a lot to do with how you feel on the inside.” – David J. Schwartz

 

7. “Look at things not as they are, but as they can be. Visualization adds value to everything. A big thinker always visualizes what can be done in the future. He isn’t stuck with the present.” – David J. Schwartz

 

8. “Give your ideas value by acting on them.” – David J. Schwartz

 

9. “Don’t wait until conditions are perfect. They never will be. Expect future obstacles and difficulties and solve them as they arise.” – David J. Schwartz

 

10. “Those who believe they can move mountains, do. Those who believe they can’t, cannot. Belief triggers the power to do.” – David J. Schwartz

 

11. “The test of a successful person is not the ability to eliminate all problems before he takes action, but rather the ability to find solutions to difficulties when he encounters them.” – David J. Schwartz

 

12. “Grow the “service first” attitude, and watch money take care of itself. Give people more than they get expect to get.” – David J. Schwartz

 

13. “Remember, how you think when you lose determines how long it will be until you win.” – David J. Schwartz

 

14. “Look at things as they can be, not as they are.” – David J. Schwartz

 

15. “Think little goals and expect little achievements. Think big goals and win big success.” – David J. Schwartz

 

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16. “Use action to cure fear and gain confidence.” – David J. Schwartz

 

17. “A person who thinks his job is important receives mental signals on how to do his job better; And a better job means more promotions, more money, more prestige, more happiness.” – David J. Schwartz

 

18. “Stretch your mind. Associate with people who can help you to think new ideas, new ways of doing things.” – David J. Schwartz

 

19. “Most of us make two basic errors with respect to intelligence: 1. We underestimate our own brainpower. 2. We overestimate the other fellow’s brainpower.” – David J. Schwartz

 

20. “Successful people are just ordinary folks who have developed belief in themselves and what they do.” – David J. Schwartz

 

21. “Do what you fear and fear disappears.” – David J. Schwartz

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22. “Every day thousands of people bury good ideas because they are afraid to act on them. And afterwards, the ghosts of these ideas come back to haunt them.” – David J. Schwartz

 

23. “Ideas alone wont bring success. Ideas have value only when you act upon them.” – David J. Schwartz

 

24. “Hope is a start. But hope needs action to win victories.” – David J. Schwartz

 

25. “Here is a basic truth: To do anything, we must first believe it can be done.” – David J. Schwartz

 

26. “Grow big by thinking big” – David J. Schwartz

 

27. “Look important. It helps you think important. How you look on the outside has a lot to do with how you feel on the inside.” – David J. Schwartz

 

28. “Big thinkers are specialists in creating positive, forward-looking, optimistic pictures in their own minds and in the minds of others. To think big, we must use words and phrases that produce big, positive mental images.” – David J. Schwartz

 

29. “When you believe, your mind will find a way.” – David J. Schwartz

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30. “Set goals to get more energy. Set goals to get things done. Set goals and discover the real enjoyment of living.” – David J. Schwartz

 

 

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Positive Attitude Quotes That You Will Enjoy

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Our attitude can play a very important role on how we think, feel and behave on a daily basis.

For example, our attitude from the moment that we wake up each day can be the difference between being grateful and feeling blessed or waking up with dread thinking of the day ahead. The difference between a good day and a bad day can be something as simple our attitude and our mindset.

I hope that the following collection of attitude quotes with inspire you to realize just how important that your attitude really is.

Please take a minute or two out of your day today and read these Attitude Quotes that I have put together for you.

 

1. If you don’t like something, change it. If you can’t change it, change your attitude. ― Maya Angelou

 

2. Your attitude can take you forward or your attitude can take you down. The choice is always yours! ― Catherine Pulsifer

 

3. Nurture your mind with great thoughts, for you will never go any higher than you think. ― Benjamin Disraeli

 

4. It’s not what happens to you, but how you react to it that matters. ― Epictetus

 

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

 

6. A positive attitude is a person’s passport to a better tomorrow. ― Jeff Keller

 

7. You are the conductor of your own attitude! Nobody else can compose your thoughts for you. ― Larry Hargraves

 

8. Things turn out best for the people who make the best of the way things turn out. ― John Wooden

 

9. Our attitude towards life determines life’s attitude towards us. ― John Mitchell

 

10. We can complain because rose bushes have thorns, or rejoice because thorns have roses.

 

11. All your dreams can come true if you have the courage to purse them. ― Walt Disney

 

12. Life is 10% what happens to me and 90% of how I react to it. ― John C. Maxwell

 

13. Faith is having a positive attitude about what you can do and not worrying at all about what you can’t do. ― Joyce Meyer

 

14. To be an overachiever you have to be an over-believer. ― Dabo Swinney

 

15. Positive thinking will let you do everything better than negative thinking will. ― Zig Ziglar

 

16. Only I can change my life. No one can do it for me. ― Carol Burnett

 

17. To be a great champion you must believe you are the best. If you’re not, pretend you are. ― Muhammad Ali

 

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

 

19. Convince yourself everyday that you are worthy of a good life. Let go of stress, breathe. Stay positive, all is well. ― Germany Kent

 

20. Take the attitude of a student, never be too big to ask questions, never know too much to learn something new. ― Og Mandino

 

21. Building a positive attitude begins with having confidence in yourself. ― Roger Fritz

 

22. Start each day by affirming peaceful, contented and happy attitudes and your days will tend to be pleasant and successful. ― Norman Vincent Peale

 

23. You can often change your circumstances by changing your attitude. ― Eleanor Roosevelt

 

24. Happiness depends on your mindset and attitude. ― Roy T. Bennett

 

25. The greatest discovery of all the time is that a person can change his future by merely changing his attitude. ― Marie Osmond

 

26. Two things define you, your patience when you have nothing and your attitude when you have everything. ― George Bernard Shaw

 

27. Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference. ― Winston Churchill

 

28. Every day may not be good, but there’s something good in every day. ― Alice Morse Earle

 

29. A bad attitude is like a flat tire, you can’t get very far until you change it.

 

30. Attitude is everything, so pick a good one. ― Wayne Dyer

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Trusting Your Intuition Quotes

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Do you ever make a choice or a decision after going with a gut feeling? Or did your mind and common sense ever tell you to do one thing but deep down you knew that you should do something else? This is using your intuition. Your intuition can sometimes act and feel like an internal compass.

I have found that the more often that I have based a decision on my intuition and gut feelings the better that my decision making has become. I have learned to really try to listen and trust my intuition in the future. Do you ever go with your gut feelings? Has your intuition been a good guide for you in your life?

Perhaps try to listen to what your intuition and your feelings are trying to tell you the next time that you have a choice to make.

 

1. Instinct is a marvelous thing. It can neither be explained nor ignored. ― Agatha Christie

 

2. You must train your intuition – you must trust the small voice inside you which tells you exactly what to say, what to decide. ― Ingrid Bergman

 

3. Intuition is seeing with the soul. ― Dean Koontz

 

4. Our intuition is like a muscle; we must practice listening to it and trusting its wisdom. ― Lisa Prosen

 

5. Follow your intuition it will always take you to the right destination. ― Anonymous

 

6. Your heart and gut are still your best guide. ― Naveen Jain

 

7. Intuition is always right in at least two important ways; it is always in response to something. it always has your best interest at heart. ― Gavin De Becker

 

8. As soon as you trust yourself, you will know how to live. ― Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

 

9. You know that feeling in the pit of your stomach? Listen to it. ― Sally Kathryn

 

10. Listen to your inner voice for it is a deep and powerful source of wisdom, beauty, and truth, ever flowing through you. ― Caroline Joy Adams

 

11. Cease trying to work everything out with your minds. It will get you nowhere. Live by intuition and inspiration and let your whole life be revelation. ― Eileen Cadd

 

12. Don’t you dare underestimate the power of your own instinct. ― Barbara Corcoran

 

13. Follow your instincts and do not let other people’s opinion of you become your opinion of yourself. ― Sarah Jessica Parker

 

14. I would rather trust a woman’s instinct than a man’s reason. ― Stanley Baldwin

 

15. Intuition is real. Vibes are real. Energy doesn’t lie. Tune in. ― Anonymous

 

16. Listen to your intuition. It will tell you everything you need to know. ― Anthony J. D’Angelo

 

17. Intuition is a sense of knowing how to act spontaneously, without needing to know why. ― Sylvia Clare

 

18. Your intuition is the most honest friend that you will ever have. ― Doe Zantamata

 

19. Be willing to trust your instincts, especially if you cannot find answers elsewhere. ― Brian Koslov

 

20. Learn to trust yourself and you will create a meaningful life. ― Lynn A. Robinson

 

21. If prayer is you talking to God, then intuition is God talking to you. ― Dr. Wayne Dyer

 

22. Intuition will tell the thinking mind where to look next. ― Jonas Salk

 

23. Good instincts usually tell you what to do long before your head has figured it out. ― Michael Burke

 

24. The more you trust your intuition, the more empowered you become, the stronger you become, and the happier you become. ― Gisele Bundchen

 

25. Think for yourself. Trust your own intuition. Another’s mind isn’t walking your journey; you are. ― Scottie Waves

 

26. Intuition is always right in at least two important ways; It is always in response to something. It always has your best interest at heart. ― Karen Whitaker

 

27. Deep down you already know the truth. ― Anonymous

 

28. Have the courage to follow your heart and intuition. They somehow already know what you truly want to become. Everything else is secondary. ― Steve Jobs

 

29. Your inner knowing is your only true compass. ― Joy Page

 

30. What good is intuition if your heart gets in the way of hearing it? ― Shannon L. Alder

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Highly Inspirational Viktor Frankl Quotes

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Viktor Frankl was an Austrian neurologist, psychologist and author. He is famous for his best-selling book Man’s Search for Meaning, which illustrates his time as a prisoner in a Nazi concentration camp.

Viktor Frankl created the concept of Logotherapy, which the author describes as “the primary motivational source of an individual is to find meaning in life.” Frankl also taught at the University of Vienna and at a number of American universities. The Viktor Frankl Institute in Vienna was founded in 1992 to further his work.

I hope that you enjoy this collection of Viktor Frankl quotes.

 

1. Those who have a ‘why’ to live, can bear with almost any ‘how’. ― Viktor Frankl

 

2. When we are no longer able to change a situation – we are challenged to change ourselves. ― Viktor Frankl

 

3. To choose one’s attitude in any given set of circumstances, to choose one’s own way. ― Viktor Frankl

 

4. Live as if you were living a second time, and as though you had acted wrongly the first time. ― Viktor Frankl

 

5. Forces beyond your control can take away everything you possess except one thing, your freedom to choose how you will respond to the situation. ― Viktor Frankl

 

6. I do the unpleasant tasks before I do the pleasant ones. ― Viktor Frankl

 

7. No one has the right to do wrong, even if wrong has been done to them. ― Viktor Frankl

 

8. Success, like happiness, is the unexpected side effect of one’s personal dedication to a cause greater than oneself. ― Viktor Frankl

 

9. The last of one’s freedoms is to choose one’s attitude in any given circumstance. ― Viktor Frankl

 

10. Every human being has the freedom to change at any instant. ― Viktor Frankl

 

11. The quest for meaning is the key to mental health and human flourishing. ― Viktor Frankl

 

12. Our greatest human freedom is that, despite whatever our physical situation is in life, we are always free to choose our thoughts! ― Viktor Frankl

 

13. I do not forget any good deed done to me and I do not carry a grudge for a bad one. ― Viktor Frankl

 

14. The greatest task for any person is to find meaning in his or her own life. ― Viktor Frankl

 

15. Even when it is not fully attained, we become better by striving for a higher goal. ― Viktor Frankl

 

16. The one thing you can’t take away from me is the way I choose to respond to what you do to me. ― Viktor Frankl

 

17. Each of us carries a unique spark of the divine, and each of us is also an inseparable part of the web of life. ― Viktor Frankl

 

18. Don’t aim at success — the more you aim at it and make it a target, the more you are going to miss it. ― Viktor Frankl

 

19. The meaning of life is to help others find the meaning of theirs. ― Viktor Frankl

 

20. The point is not what we expect from life, but rather what life expects from us. ― Viktor Frankl

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