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Norman Vincent Peale

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Norman Vincent Peale

Dr. Norman Vincent Peale (May 31, 1898 - December 24, 1993) was a minister and author (most notably of The Power of Positive Thinking) and a progenitor of "positive thinking". His ideas were not accepted by mental health experts.

Monday Mar 4, 2019

Norman Vincent Peale: The first secret of success

People become really quite remarkable when they start thinking that they can do things. When they believe in themselves they have the first secret of success.

Wednesday Jan 23, 2019

Norman Vincent Peale: Praise and Criticism

The trouble with most of us is that we'd rather be ruined by praise than saved by criticism.

Wednesday Mar 28, 2018

Norman Vincent Peale: Positive thoughts

The person who sends out positive thoughts activates the world around him positively and draws back to himself positive results.

Wednesday Sep 6, 2017

Norman Vincent Peale: Believe in yourself

Believe in yourself.

Have faith in your abilities.
Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy.

Wednesday Jun 3, 2015

Norman Vincent Peale: Your thoughts

Change your thoughts and you change your world.

Thursday Apr 9, 2015

Norman Vincent Peale: Do you believe in yourself?

Believe in yourself! Have faith in your abilities! Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy.