Book of Positive Quotations, 2nd Edition / Edition 2

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First published in 1997, The Book of Positive Quotations has sold more than 200,000 combined trade copies. This new edition has been expanded to include 3,000 new quotations (10,000 total) from 1,300 additional authors. One of four books in Fairview Press' popular Positive Quotation series.

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John Cook's 704-page quotation book exudes the positive. With such an upbeat tone, it's no wonder that the first edition of The Book of Positive Quotations was a bestseller. This expanded edition includes 3,000 additional snippets, bringing the count to 10,000 quotations. Just what the attitude doctor ordered.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781577491699
  • Publisher: Fairview Press
  • Publication date: 10/25/2007
  • Edition description: 2nd Edition
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 704
  • Sales rank: 229,709
  • Product dimensions: 6.16 (w) x 9.04 (h) x 1.32 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction     ix
Peace of Mind
Peace of Mind     2
Happiness     5
Acceptance     44
Forgiveness     59
Counting Our Blessings     67
The Grass Is Always Greener on the Other Side of the Fence     88
Helping Other People     100
Friendship     122
Our Higher Power, or God     153
Faith and Belief     161
Prayer     174
Self-Knowledge     214
Self-Acceptance     222
Self-Control     234
Self-Confidence     240
Self-Reliance     249
Simplicity     262
Living One Day at a Time
One Day     270
Yesterday: The Past     291
Today: The Present     301
This Moment     311
Mornings     314
Evenings     320
Tomorrow: The Future     323
Average, "Boring" Days     328
Difficult Days     332
Preparing for Success
Positive Thinking and Self-Fulfilling Prophesies and Actions     340
Enthusiasm     364
Hope     372
Visualization     381
RoleModels     385
Knowing What to Do
Change     390
Decisions     406
Instincts     417
Doing What's Right for Us     424
Motivation     440
Realistic Expectations     448
Goals     457
Overcoming Negatives and Uncertainties
Fear     476
Worry     494
Doubts and Uncertainties     501
Security     507
Risks     510
Courage     521
Ignorance     542
Getting Going     546
Making Dreams Come True
Success     560
Luck     584
Opportunity     592
Commitment     597
Concentration     604
Work     608
Perfection     619
Just Do the Footwork, Then Let It Go     623
Take One Step at a Time     631
Perseverance     635
Problems     655
Failures and Mistakes     659
The Advantages of Adversity     675
Reacting to Events     691
Self-Pity     701
Index     705
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