Top 100 Inspirational Positive Quotes and Sayings

Inspirational Positive Quotes and Sayings

Looking for the best positive thinking quotes? We’ve compiled a list of top 100 positive quotes and sayings about love, life and more. May these quotes can help you stay positive.

Top 100 Inspirational Positive Quotes and Sayings

  1. Positive anything is better than negative nothing. Elbert HubbardPositive Quotes and Sayings 1

  2. Your attitude is like a box of crayons that color your world. Constantly color your picture gray, and your picture will always be bleak. Try adding some bright colors to the picture by including humor, and your picture begins to lighten up. Allen Klein

  3. Believe that life is worth living and your belief will help create the fact. William James

  4. We are constituted so that simple acts of kindness, such as giving to charity or expressing gratitude, have a positive effect on our long-term moods. The key to the happy life, it seems, is the good life: a life with sustained relationships, challenging work, and connections to community. Paul Bloom

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

  6. Successful people maintain a positive focus in life no matter what is going on around them. They stay focused on their past successes rather than their past failures, and on the next action steps they need to take to get them closer to the fulfillment of their goals rather than all the other distractions that life presents to them. Jack Canfield

  7. 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

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

  9. I truly believe that everything that we do and everyone that we meet is put in our path for a purpose. There are no accidents; we’re all teachers – if we’re willing to pay attention to the lessons we learn, trust our positive instincts and not be afraid to take risks or wait for some miracle to come knocking at our door. Marla Gibbs

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

  11. Always Do Your Best. Your best is going to change from moment to moment; it will be different when you are healthy as opposed to sick. Under any circumstance, simply do your best, and you will avoid self-judgment, self-abuse and regret. Don Miguel Ruiz

  12. When I was working at the Sprint store, I got laid off. I was bummed out, but I stayed positive. I used the money I had earned while working there to make my first album. Without that job, maybe ‘Corazon Sin Cara’ would never had been made. It’s a very inspirational story.

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  13. Positive feelings come from being honest about yourself and accepting your personality, and physical characteristics, warts and all; and, from belonging to a family that accepts you without question. Willard Scott

  14. God never ends anything on a negative; God always ends on a positive. Edwin Louis Cole

  15. The Universal Zulu Nation stands to acknowledge wisdom, understanding, freedom, justice, and equality, peace, unity, love, and having fun, work, overcoming the negative through the positive, science, mathematics, faith, facts, and the wonders of God, whether we call him Allah, Jehovah, Yahweh, or Jah. Afrika Bambaataa

  16. European nations began World War I with a glamorous vision of war, only to be psychologically shattered by the realities of the trenches. The experience changed the way people referred to the glamour of battle; they treated it no longer as a positive quality but as a dangerous illusion. Virginia Postrel

  17. What I have is P.H. positive chronic myeloid leukemia, which is an aberration in your white blood cells. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

  18. Delete the negative; accentuate the positive! Donna Karan

  19. 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

  20. 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 OsteenPositive Quotes and Sayings 3

  21. I don’t think of myself as a role model. I do try to live in a compassionate, considerate and positive way. The only advice I can offer is to find what you love to do, find the joy in it, and express yourself through your passion. Barry Williams

  22. Look up, laugh loud, talk big, keep the color in your cheek and the fire in your eye, adorn your person, maintain your health, your beauty and your animal spirits. William Hazlitt

  23. Doing Good is a simple and universal vision. A vision to which each and every one of us can connect and contribute to its realisation. A vision based on the belief that by doing good deeds, positive thinking and affirmative choice of words, feelings and actions, we can enhance goodness in the world. Shari Arison

  24. 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

  25. 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

  26. It’s amazing. Life changes very quickly, in a very positive way, if you let it. Lindsey Vonn

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

  28. I tend to regard the Coase theorem as a stepping stone on the way to an analysis of an economy with positive transaction costs.

  29. Winners make a habit of manufacturing their own positive expectations in advance of the event. Brian Tracy

  30. 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 IacoccaPositive Quotes and Sayings 4

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

  32. Listening is a positive act: you have to put yourself out to do it. David Hockney

  33. Positive thinking will let you use the ability which you have, and that is awesome. Zig Ziglar

  34. Dream small dreams. If you make them too big, you get overwhelmed and you don’t do anything. If you make small goals and accomplish them, it gives you the confidence to go on to higher goals. John H. Johnson

  35. I believe in karma, and I believe if you put out positive vibes to everybody, that’s all you’re going to get back. Kesha

  36. You’ve done it before and you can do it now. See the positive possibilities. Redirect the substantial energy of your frustration and turn it into positive, effective, unstoppable determination. Ralph Marston

  37. It takes but one positive thought when given a chance to survive and thrive to overpower an entire army of negative thoughts. Robert H. Schuller

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

  39. 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

  40. You have to listen to the people who have a negative opinion as well as those who have positive opinion. Just to make sure that you are blending all these opinions in your mind before a decision is made. Carlos GhosnPositive Quotes and Sayings 5

  41. 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

  42. When someone does something good, applaud! You will make two people happy. Samuel Goldwyn

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  43. The object of my relationship with Vietnam has been to heal the wounds that exist, particularly among our veterans, and to move forward with a positive relationship,… Apparently some in the Vietnamese government don’t want to do that and that’s their decision. Ho Chi Minh

  44. Cognitive therapy is based on the idea that when you change the way you think, you can change the way you feel and behave. In other words, if we can learn to think about other people in a more positive and realistic way, it will be far easier to resolve conflicts and develop rewarding personal and professional relationships. David D. Burns

  45. Frustration, although quite painful at times, is a very positive and essential part of success. Bo Bennett

  46. Chaotic people often have chaotic lives, and I think they create that. But if you try and have an inner peace and a positive attitude, I think you attract that. Imelda Staunton

  47. I am happy to say that everyone that I have met in my life, I have gained something from them; be it negative or positive, it has enforced and reinforced my life in some aspect. Walter Payton

  48. Dedicating some time to meditation is a meaningful expression of caring for yourself that can help you move through the mire of feeling unworthy of recovery. As your mind grows quieter and more spacious, you can begin to see self-defeating thought patterns for what they are, and open up to other, more positive options. Sharon Salzberg

  49. We should be the pro-legal immigration party. A party that has a positive platform and agenda on how we can create a legal immigration system that works for immigrants and works for America. Marco Rubio

  50. I have a very positive attitude in life. My insecurity, fear and need to know about tomorrow has fortunately eased. What is going to happen will happen anyway. So why break my head over it? Katrina KaifPositive Quotes and Sayings 6

  51. I’m trying to broaden the scope of positive psychology well beyond the smiley face. Happiness is just one-fifth of what human beings choose to do. Martin Seligman

  52. I have a very positive attitude to anyone who is protecting the environment, but it’s inadmissible when people are using it as a means of promoting themselves, using it as a source of self-enrichment. I don’t want to name any specific examples… but often, environmentalism is used to blackmail companies. Vladimir Putin

  53. My dad was a very quiet person, and unbelievably tough. But my grandmother gave me my first look at negative thinking to bring about positive results. When I was just a little guy, anytime I came to my grandmother and said I wish for this or that, Grandma would say, ‘If wishes were horses, beggars would ride.’ Bobby Knight

  54. I am suggesting that as we go through life, we ‘accentuate the positive.’ I am asking that we look a little deeper for the good, that we still our voices of insult and sarcasm, that we more generously compliment and endorse virtue and effort. Gordon B. Hinckley

  55. Contrary to popular mythology, the best and most durable relationships are based not on vulnerability or passion but on a conjugation of positive attributes, a meeting of mind, body and soul that is all the more powerful as it is not weighed down with neediness and unreasonable expectation. Mariella Frostrup

  56. The way positive reinforcement is carried out is more important than the amount. B. F. Skinner

  57. 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

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  58. Your destiny is to fulfill those things upon which you focus most intently. So choose to keep your focus on that which is truly magnificent, beautiful, uplifting and joyful. Your life is always moving toward something. Ralph Marston

  59. Healthy children are born from healthy, respected, well-nourished and educated mothers and it is imperative that they have a voice in the decisions which affect them. If you empower a mother and let her have her say towards a poverty-free future, the positive impact this would have on ending hunger will be immense. Dionne Warwick

  60. Success or failure depends more upon attitude than upon capacity successful men act as though they have accomplished or are enjoying something. Soon it becomes a reality. Act, look, feel successful, conduct yourself accordingly, and you will be amazed at the positive results. William James

  61. You can do everything you can to try to stop bad things from happening to you, but eventually things will happen, so the best prevention is a positive attitude. Marie Osmond

  62. There is no advertisement as powerful as a positive reputation traveling fast. Brian Koslow

  63. 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

  64. 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

  65. 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

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

  67. I will keep smiling, be positive and never give up! I will give 100 percent each time I play. These are always my goals and my attitude. Yani Tseng

  68. A year or so ago I went through all the people in my life and asked myself: does this person inspire me, genuinely love me and support me unconditionally? I wanted nothing but positive influences in my life. Mena Suvari

  69. Propaganda has a negative connotation, which it partially deserves, but I think there is some propaganda that is very positive. I feel that if you can do something that gets people’s attention, then maybe they’ll go and find out more about the person. Shepard Fairey

  70. I think it takes a strong man to be in a relationship with a strong woman. A lot of people hear the word ‘diva’ and think of it as a negative. I see it as a positive. I want somebody who knows what they want out of life and isn’t afraid to show it. Nick Cannon

  71. A positive attitude is not going to save you. What it’s going to do is, everyday, between now and the day you die, whether that’s a short time from now or a long time from now, that every day, you’re going to actually live. Elizabeth EdwardsPositive Quotes and Sayings 8

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

  73. I’m a very driven, ambitious, positive person. But I’m a spiritual person as well. Victoria Beckham

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  74. I love baseball. The game allowed me the influence to impact kids in a positive way. This gives me a chance to talk to some social issues. Cal Ripken, Jr.

  75. So I had to be careful. I recognized the responsibility that, whether I liked it or not, I had to accept whatever the obligation was. That was to behave in a manner, to carry myself in such a professional way, as if there ever is a reflection, it’s a positive one. Sidney Poitier

  76. I like to encourage people to realize that any action is a good action if it’s proactive and there is positive intent behind it. Michael J. Fox

  77. When the media defines something, you have to question: Is it the definition that you want applied to your culture? I’m trying to determine who’s leaving the legacy, and if the legacy that is being left is a positive one. Tim Reid

  78. I think the best advice came from Drew Barrymore, about always finding love in everything you do and keeping a positive attitude and being thankful. Bella Thorne

  79. Commitment, belief and positive attitude are all important if you’re going to be a success, whether you’re in sports, in business or, as in my case, anthropology. Donald Johanson

  80. When you are enthusiastic about what you do, you feel this positive energy. It’s very simple. Paulo Coelho

  81. I have my team. Like if you see everyone around me – I have my hair and makeup girl, my assistant. They’re very calm, they’re all about positive energy. There’re no drama queens. Everyone wants everyone else to have a positive experience. There are no agendas. I think it creates a healthy environment and there are no boundaries to cross. Fergie

  82. It’s easy to get negative because you get beat down. You go through a few disappointments and it’s easy to stay in that negative frame of mind. Choosing to be positive and having a grateful attitude is a whole cliche, but your attitude is going to determine how you’re going to live your life. Joel Osteen

  83. I don’t want to waste anyone’s time or money. I want to give people some truth and positive heart lift. Mos Def

  84. Life is short, youth is finite, and opportunities endless. Have you found the intersection of your passion and the potential for world-shaping positive impact? If you don’t have a great idea of your own, there are plenty of great teams that need you – unknown startups and established teams in giant companies alike. Justin Rosenstein

  85. Sometimes negative news does come out, but it is often exaggerated and manipulated to spread scandal. Journalists sometimes risk becoming ill from coprophilia and thus fomenting coprophagia: which is a sin that taints all men and women, that is, the tendency to focus on the negative rather than the positive aspects. Pope Francis

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  86. Perhaps one of the only positive pieces of advice that I was ever given was that supplied by an old courtier who observed: Only two rules really count. Never miss an opportunity to relieve yourself; never miss a chance to sit down and rest your feet. Edward VIII

  87. But I have found that in the simple act of living with hope, and in the daily effort to have a positive impact in the world, the days I do have are made all the more meaningful and precious. And for that I am grateful. Elizabeth Edwards

  88. I’m looking forward to influencing others in a positive way. My message is you can do anything if you just put your mind to it. Justin Bieber

  89. I feel that sin and evil are the negative part of you, and I think it’s like a battery: you’ve got to have the negative and the positive in order to be a complete person. Dolly Parton

  90. 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 GuinnessPositive Quotes and Sayings 10

  91. Good things are associated with blue, like clear days, more than singing the blues. Just the word ‘blue’ in the singular is full of optimism and positive connotation to most people. David Carson

  92. I think a lot of times we don’t pay enough attention to people with a positive attitude because we assume they are naive or stupid or unschooled. Amy Adams

  93. And that is why marriage and family law has emphasized the importance of marriage as the foundation of family, addressing the needs of children in the most positive way. John Boehner

  94. I was determined to share my positive approach and not let diabetes stand in the way of enjoying my life. Paula Deen

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

  96. When we’re on stage doing a song about positive body image or another about female empowerment, everyone out there is super into it and right there with us. It’s been awesome. I feel like we fit right in. Lizzo

  97. Having the positive belief that it will all be O.K. just means that you hustle and make it work because failure is not even an option in your own mind. Natalie Massenet

  98. Positive health means becoming whole-heartedly engaged with our own health care. It means not outsourcing our health to the health care system. It means getting rid of the fear and paralysis we too often feel, and instead cultivating a sense of agency. Jane McGonigal

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

  100. I’m a very positive person, but this whole concept of having to always be nice, always smiling, always happy, that’s not real. It was like I was wearing a mask. I was becoming this perfectly chiselled sculpture, and that was bad. That took a long time to understand. Alicia KeysPositive Quotes and Sayings 11

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