Beliefnet

People man praiseIn life there will be times when believing is easier said than done. During these trials and tribulations it’s important to find hope within words of encouragement that reinforce the truth that you’re unable to see. Instead of secluding yourself from the world turn your head towards the sun and look for ways the brightness in the small things can change your outlook. You’ll discover that the power behind words can serve as a form on enlightenment and inspiration for the future.

“Faith consists in believing when it is beyond the power of reason to believe.” – Voltaire

The great Voltaire couldn’t be more right. It’s important to recognize the power of negativity and to counter its forces with the faith that lies within a positive outlook and a reason to believe.

“Life’s like a movie, write your own ending. Keep believing, keep pretending.” – Jim Henson

You don’t have to a screenwriter in order to write the ending of your own story. Take matters into your own hands and never give up. Once you understand that you’re the only one who can truly control your destiny then you’ll discover that you’re much closer to happiness than you’ve ever been before.

“Why don’t you start believing that no matter what you have or haven’t done, that your best days are still out in front of you.” – Joel Osteen

Writing your own destiny requires you an individual to possess a strong positive mindset therefore, you must continue to set goals in front of yourself and strive to attain your dreams. Never give up. Moreover, be confident within your own skin and have faith that the best has yet to come.

“Every man must do two things alone; he must do his own believing and his own dying.” – Martin Luther

And throughout life you will be told you can’t or you can but none of it really matter because in truth you’re the only one that really knows if it’s going to happen. Everyone controls their own destiny and cannot expect others to change the course of another.

“You gotta know that you’re better than anybody, ‘cause to me, if you don’t go in like that, you’re gonna lose! They’re gonna punk you out! On any stage, court, business venture, on the anchor desk – whatever. You’ve got to go in believing, ‘I can do this better than anybody.’” – Stuart Scott

In life you’ll find that the only way to build confidence is by believing in what is not present yet. No one else will build you up like you build up yourself. Throughout life, you’ll discover that faking it until you make it is the best experience you can possess and will teach you the most valuable lessons in life.

“We are born believing. A man bears beliefs as a tree bears apples.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

The stumbles and falls that we all experience in life are the actions that wither belief away however, it’s important to recognize what is lost and to put for the efforts to refill what is lost. It’s important to build yourself back up consistently throughout time rather than waiting until you’ve become completely empty because then you’ll discover the willingness to believe is not easily attained.

“Now, God be praised, that to believing souls give slight in darkness, comfort in despair.” – William Shakespeare

And no matter how dark times may seem there is one person that will always be on your side – God. When you need a confidence booster or perhaps you need to release your frustrations, God is always a willing listener. He’ll provide you with the strength and hope you need to believe.

If you want to live a fulfilling life, without regrets, it’s important to incorporate the power of belief. When you’re running low, turn to these empowering quotes that will help evoke the strength from within and make dreams possible.

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