Peter McWilliams

A Quote by Peter McWilliams

If you want peace, stop fighting. If you want peace of mind, stop fighting with your thoughts.

Peter McWilliams

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A Quote by Peter McWilliams

Worrying is the interest paid on a debt you may not owe

Peter McWilliams

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A Quote by Peter McWilliams on change, improvement, and choice

To change rules that are already in place takes time, energy, perseverance and a lot of hard work.  You only have so many of these assets at your disposal, so choose with care the rules you want to change.

Peter McWilliams

Source: Life 101: Everything We Wish We Had Learned About Life in School--But Didn't (The Life 101 Series), Pages: 85

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A Quote by Peter McWilliams on desires, facts, happiness, order, success, and trouble

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.

Peter McWilliams

Source: You Can’t Afford the Luxury of a Negative Thought [Rev. Ed.], 1995

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A Quote by Peter McWilliams on creativity, information, and life

One of the great joys of life is creativity. Information goes in, gets shuffled about, and comes out in new and interesting ways.

Peter McWilliams

Source: You Can’t Afford the Luxury of a Negative Thought [Rev. Ed.], 1995

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A Quote by Peter McWilliams on action and fear

To overcome a fear, here's all you have to do: realize the fear is there, and do the action you fear anyway.

Peter McWilliams

Source: You Can’t Afford the Luxury of a Negative Thought [Rev. Ed.], 1995

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A Quote by Peter McWilliams on fear

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Fear is something to be moved through, not something to be turned from.

Peter McWilliams

Source: You Can’t Afford the Luxury of a Negative Thought [Rev. Ed.], 1995

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