Positive quotes

Love yourself. It is important to stay positive because beauty comes from the inside out.
– Jenn Proske

Find a place inside where there’s joy, and the joy will burn out the pain.
Joseph Campbell

Work hard, stay positive, and get up early. It’s the best part of the day.
– George Allen, Sr.

Did I offer peace today? Did I bring a smile to someone’s face? Did I say words of healing? Did I let go of my anger and resentment? Did I forgive? Did I love? These are the real questions. I must trust that the little bit of love that I sow now will bear many fruits, here in this world and the life to come.
– Henri Nouwen

Talking is always positive. That’s why I talk too much.
– Louis C. K.

Be positive and laugh at everything.
– Alexandra Roach

When the negative thoughts come – and they will; they come to all of us – it’s not enough to just not dwell on it… You’ve got to replace it with a positive thought.
– Joel Osteen

It’s a wonderful thing to be optimistic. It keeps you healthy and it keeps you resilient.
– Daniel Kahneman

A strong, positive self-image is the best possible preparation for success.
– Joyce Brothers

I think working hard at anything when you’re young and getting positive results, it’s always an incredible feeling to see that.
– Jessica Springsteen

Negative freedom is freedom from – freedom from oppression, whether it’s a colonial power or addiction to alcohol oppressing you. You need to be freed from negative freedom. Positive freedom is freedom for, freedom to be. And that’s what’s routinely ignored today.
– Os Guinness

Your smile will give you a positive countenance that will make people feel comfortable around you.
Les Brown

Take your mind off the problems for a moment, and focus on the positive possibilities. Consider how very much you are able to do.
– Ralph Marston

The learner always begins by finding fault, but the scholar sees the positive merit in everything.
– Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel

It’s not the situation, but whether we react negative or respond positive to the situation that is important.
Zig Ziglar

Confidence isn’t optimism or pessimism, and it’s not a character attribute. It’s the expectation of a positive outcome.
– Rosabeth Moss Kanter

Getting sober just exploded my life. Now I have a much clearer sense of myself and what I can and can’t do. I am more successful than I have ever been. I feel very positive where I never did before, and I think that’s all a direct result of getting sober.
– Jamie Lee Curtis

It was a very emotional dinner… Everyone shared personal stories about her and gave her words of encouragement and inspiration. Everyone tried to remain positive.
– Lil’ Kim

Adopting a really positive attitude can work wonders to adding years to your life, a spring to your step, a sparkle to your eye, and all of that.
– Christie Brinkley

Being positive is like going up a mountain. Being negative is like sliding down a hill. A lot of times, people want to take the easy way out, because it’s basically what they’ve understood throughout their lives.
– Chuck D

Your positive action combined with positive thinking results in success.
– Shiv Khera

Once you replace negative thoughts with positive ones, you’ll start having positive results.
Willie Nelson

You hear certain things, negative things, all the time that aren’t true, but you never hear about the positive.
– Floyd Mayweather, Jr.

Positive thinking will let you do everything better than negative thinking will.
Zig Ziglar

I always like to look on the optimistic side of life, but I am realistic enough to know that life is a complex matter.
Walt Disney

I had many teachers that were great, positive role models and taught me to be a good person and stand up and be a good man. A lot of the principals they taught me still affect how I act sometimes and it’s 30 years later.
– Kevin James

Education should learn from the positive side of gaming – reward, accomplishment, and fun.
– Sebastian Thrun

I was very pleased that the positive things about me and my game outshone the aggressive style of play I use. I would never tone that down, because I believe in that style of play, and I believe that you can play rough on the court and still be a good sport.
– Sue Wicks

Good news doesn’t necessarily have to be a positive thing. Bringing good news is imparting hope to one’s fellow man.
Patti Smith

Live life to the fullest, and focus on the positive.
– Matt Cameron

You need to be able to manage stress because hard times will come, and a positive outlook is what gets you through.
– Marie Osmond

If you’re not making mistakes, then you’re not doing anything. I’m positive that a doer makes mistakes.
John Wooden

I believe if you keep your faith, you keep your trust, you keep the right attitude, if you’re grateful, you’ll see God open up new doors.
– Joel Osteen

I’m all about your mindset, being focused, staying positive, being optimistic, and knowing that these are all aspects of my life that I love and enjoy.
– Kyla Pratt

When you think positive, good things happen.
– Matt Kemp

Yesterday is not ours to recover, but tomorrow is ours to win or lose.
Lyndon B. Johnson

Every day brings new choices.
– Martha Beck

I’m a very positive thinker, and I think that is what helps me the most in difficult moments.
Roger Federer

Adopting the right attitude can convert a negative stress into a positive one.
– Hans Selye

Always go into meetings or negotiations with a positive attitude. Tell yourself you’re going to make this the best deal for all parties.
– Natalie Massenet

I always have a positive reaction to Times Square – you’ve got so many people passing through here, so many cultures, and so many people merging into the central community of New York City. This is the hub of America.
– Dhani Jones

A positive attitude causes a chain reaction of positive thoughts, events and outcomes. It is a catalyst and it sparks extraordinary results.
– Wade Boggs

I’m living on this positive mind frame where I’m only attracting positive things. I’m controlling my energy, I’m eating right, I’m meditating, I’m in the gym, I’m doing all this stuff I’m supposed to be doing. I’m past that young, immature way of thinking. I just want to be great.
– Shameik Moore

I hope the millions of people I’ve touched have the optimism and desire to share their goals and hard work and persevere with a positive attitude.
Michael Jordan

Positive, healthy, loving relationships in your twenties… I don’t know if anyone would disagree with it: I think they’re the exception, not the norm. People are either playing house really aggressively because they’re scared of what an uncertain time it is, or they’re avoiding commitment altogether.
– Lena Dunham

I often think that the night is more alive and more richly colored than the day.
Vincent Van Gogh

Winning is fun, but those moments that you can touch someone’s life in a very positive way are better.
– Tim Howard

A positive attitude can really make dreams come true – it did for me.
– David Bailey

You are the sum total of everything you’ve ever seen, heard, eaten, smelled, been told, forgot – it’s all there. Everything influences each of us, and because of that I try to make sure that my experiences are positive.
Maya Angelou

Resist your fear; fear will never lead to you a positive end. Go for your faith and what you believe.
– T. D. Jakes

Stay positive and happy. Work hard and don’t give up hope. Be open to criticism and keep learning. Surround yourself with happy, warm and genuine people.
– Tena Desae

Work hard for what you want because it won’t come to you without a fight. You have to be strong and courageous and know that you can do anything you put your mind to. If somebody puts you down or criticizes you, just keep on believing in yourself and turn it into something positive.
– Leah LaBelle

My dear friend, clear your mind of cant.
– Samuel Johnson

Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see a shadow.
Helen Keller

Men are liars. We’ll lie about lying if we have to. I’m an algebra liar. I figure two good lies make a positive.
Tim Allen

I just believe in the goodwill of people, the power of people to do something positive.
– Eddie Izzard

No matter what you’re going through, there’s a light at the end of the tunnel and it may seem hard to get to it but you can do it and just keep working towards it and you’ll find the positive side of things.
– Demi Lovato

Trust in dreams, for in them is hidden the gate to eternity.
Khalil Gibran

I truly believe in positive synergy, that your positive mindset gives you a more hopeful outlook, and belief that you can do something great means you will do something great.
– Russell Wilson

The science of psychology has been far more successful on the negative than on the positive side… It has revealed to us much about man’s shortcomings, his illnesses, his sins, but little about his potentialities, his virtues, his achievable aspirations, or his psychological health.
Abraham Maslow

Perpetual optimism is a force multiplier.
Colin Powell

Having a positive mental attitude is asking how something can be done rather than saying it can’t be done.
– Bo Bennett

People deal too much with the negative, with what is wrong. Why not try and see positive things, to just touch those things and make them bloom?
Thich Nhat Hanh

I think anything is possible if you have the mindset and the will and desire to do it and put the time in.
– Roger Clemens

When push comes to shove, it ain’t the science that’s going to lift you up – it’s the belief, the spiritual side of life, that’s going to lift you up, no matter what religion you are.
– Kirstie Alley

Freedom of religion is a principle that is central to our Nation’s Declaration of Independence. Congress has taken this positive step to protect our freedom to express allegiance to America’s flag and the ideals it represents.
– Ron Lewis

I’m an algebra liar. I figure two good lies make a positive.
Tim Allen

Even when bad things happen you have to try to use those bad things in a positive manner and really just take the positive out of it.
– Natalie du Toit

Gay culture is surviving and thriving. Some activists believe the recent rise in homophobic violence might be a gauge of the success of positive gay images.
– Lance Loud

I did this role in Life Goes On as an HIV positive character and so emotionally that was the most challenging.
– Chad Lowe

In order to carry a positive action we must develop here a positive vision.
Dalai Lama

In times of great stress or adversity, it’s always best to keep busy, to plow your anger and your energy into something positive.
– Lee Iacocca

Satisfaction consists in freedom from pain, which is the positive element of life.
– Arthur Schopenhauer

I try to make the good days great and take something positive from the days I’m not feeling good – work on technique or something like that.
– Katie Ledecky