Peter McWilliams Quotes

38 Peter McWilliams quotes:

"Our thoughts create our reality -- where we put our focus is the direction we tend to go."
"Feeling right is a strong drug. Some people sacrifice a lot to be right. Ever hear the expression "dead right"?"
"All the good, fine, noble, and creative acts of humanity were conceived as a spark in a single human consciousness."
"Guilt is anger directed at ourselves."
Author: McWilliams Quotes Category: Anger Quotes
"The road to positivity is strewn with the abandoned vehicles of the faint-hearted."
"To avoid situations in which you might make mistakes may be the biggest mistake of all."
"Choosing what you want to do, and when to do it, is an act of creation."
"I see nothing wrong with the human trait to desire. In fact, I consider it integral to our success mechanism. Becoming attached to what we desire is what causes the trouble. If you must have it in order to be happy, then you are denying the happiness of the here and now."
"The news media are, for the most part, the bringers of bad news... and it's not entirely the media's fault, bad news gets higher ratings and sells more papers than good news."
Author: McWilliams Quotes Category: American Writer Quotes Media Quotes
"In reality, serendipity accounts for one percent of the blessings we receive in life, work and love. The other 99 percent is due to our efforts."
Author: McWilliams Quotes Category: American Writer Quotes Blessings Quotes
"While goals are chosen, a purpose is discovered. Our purpose is something we have been doing all along, and will continue to do, regardless of circumstances, until the day we die."
"Guilt is anger directed at ourselves -- at what we did or did not do. Resentment is anger directed at others -- at what they did or did not do."
Author: McWilliams Quotes Category: Anger Quotes
"Anger begins as an inner twinge. We sense something long before it blossoms (explodes?) into an emotional tirade. If we listen to this twinge -- and follow its advice -- the emotional outburst (or in burst) is not needed."
Author: McWilliams Quotes Category: Anger Quotes
"If you're not actively involved in getting what you want, you don't really want it."
"The media tends to report rumors, speculations, and projections as facts... How does the media do this? By quoting some "expert"... you can always find some expert who will say something hopelessly hopeless about anything."
Author: McWilliams Quotes Category: American Writer Quotes Facts Quotes
"One of the great joys of life is creativity. Information goes in, gets shuffled about, and comes out in new and interesting ways."
"Mistakes show us what we need to learn."
"Fear is something to be moved through, not something to be turned from."
"We can consciously end our life almost anytime we choose. This ability is an endowment, like laughing and blushing, given to no other animal... in any given moment, by not exercising the option of suicide, we are choosing to live."
"We are all, right now, living the life we choose."

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