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Positive Attitude Quotes

Having a positive attitude is a mental outlook of optimism and great expectations. People who have this attitude are typically more cheerful, joyful, and easier to get along with. On top of this, people who possess a positive state of mind are more resilient in dealing with setbacks and tend to see more opportunities for themselves. As a result, they find more opportunities for themselves. In short, having a positive attitude is great foundation for building a happy, healthy, and successful life for yourself, which is why we’ve pulled together this ultimate collection of positive attitude quotes.

Oure hope is that these encouraging quotes inspire you to continue cultivating your own positive attitude. With that said, if you’re for ready for some powerful quotes related to the power of having a positive attitude, then let’s dive in.

Best Positive Attitude Quotes For a Positive Life

1. “Our attitude towards life determines life’s attitude towards us.” – John Mitchell

2. “Things have a way of working themselves out if we just remain positive.” – Lou Holtz

3. “It is good people who make good places.” – Anna Sewell

4. “Everything can be taken from a man but one thing: the last of human freedoms – to choose one’s attitude in any given set of circumstances, to choose one’s own way.” –  Viktor Frankl

5. “A great attitude is not the result of success; success is the result of a great attitude.” – Earl Nightingale

6. “Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal; nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude.” – Thomas Jefferson

7. “Attitude diseases are deadly. They’ll destroy all the good things you start.” – Jim Rohn

8. “The most important thing you’ll ever wear is your attitude.” – Jeff Moore

9. “In one minute you can change your attitude and in that minute you can change your entire day.” – Spencer Johnson

10. “Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference.” – Winston Churchill

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11. “If you are positive, you’ll see opportunities instead of obstacles.” – Confucius

12. “Great attitude costs you nothing, bad attitude will cost you everything.” – Grant Cardone

13. “A positive attitude can really make dreams come true — it did for me.” — David Bailey

14. “Attitude is everything, so pick a good one.” – Wayne Dyer

15. “If you look the right way, you can see that the whole world is a garden.” –  Frances Hodgson Burnett

16. “A bad attitude is like a flat tire. You won’t get anywhere until you change it.” – Positive Attitude Quote

17. “The greatest day in your life and mine is when we take total responsibility for our attitudes. That’s the day we truly grow up.” – John C. Maxwell

18. “Never whine, never complain, never try to justify yourself.” – Robert Greene

19. “Nurture your mind with great thoughts, for you will never go any higher than you think.” – Benjamin Disraeli

20. “Positive anything is better than negative nothing.” – Elbert Hubbard

21. “You are the conductor of your own attitude! Nobody else can compose your thoughts for you.” — Larry Hargraves

22. “Keep your face always toward the sunshine – and shadows will fall behind you.” – Walt Whitman

23. “The greatest discovery of all time is that a person can change his future by merely changing his attitude.” – Oprah Winfrey

24. “Do not allow negative thoughts to enter your mind for they are weeds that strangle confidence.” – Bruce Lee

25. “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

26. “I do not believe in taking the right decision, I take a decision and make it right.” – Muhammad Ali Jinnah

27. “When you are joyful, when you say yes to life and have fun and project positivity all around you, you become a sun in the center of every constellation, and people want to be near you.” – Shannon L. Alder

28. “Darkness cannot drive out darkness: only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate: only love can do that.” – Martin Luther King Jr.

29. “You can’t go back and change the beginning, but you can start where you are and change the ending.” – C.S. Lewis

30. “Be the attitude you want to be around.” – Tim DeTellis

31. “Two things define you: Your patience when you have nothing and your attitude when you have everything.” – George Bernard Shaw

32. “Keeping one’s attitude positive, especially when the world conspires to make us mad, is one of the great accomplishments of life.” – Brendon Burchard

33. “It’s a funny thing about life, once you begin to take note of the things you are grateful for, you begin to lose sight of the things that you lack.” – Germany Kent

Inspirational Attitude Quotes For a Positive Life

34. “A positive attitude may not solve all our problems but that is the only option we have if we want to get out of problems.” – Subodh Gupta

35. “Life is 10% what happens to you and 90% how you react to it.” – Charles R. Swindoll

36. “Happiness is an attitude. We either make ourselves miserable, or happy or strong. The amount of work is the same.” – Francesca Reigler

37. “Your attitude, not your aptitude, will determine your altitude.” – Zig Ziglar

38. “Our beliefs about what we are and what we can be precisely determine what we can be.” – Tony Robbins

39. “A positive attitude is something everyone can work on, and everyone can learn how to employ it.” Joan Lunden

40. “Whether you think you can or you think you can’t – you’re right.” – Henry Ford

41. “It isn’t what you have or who you are or where you are or what you are doing that makes you happy or unhappy. It is what you think about it.” – Dale Carnegie

42. “Having a positive mental attitude that prompts you to expect favorable results is crucial.” – Jack Morris

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

44. “Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see a shadow.” – Hellen Keller

45. “While bad attitudes never show up on a profit and loss statement, they always have something to do with the bottom line.’ – Grant Cardone

46. “A positive attitude will lead to positive outcomes.” – Positive Attitude Quote

47. “You must start with a positive attitude or you will surely end without one.” – Carrie Latet

48. “A positive attitude gives you power over your circumstances instead of your circumstances having power over you.” – Joyce Meyer

49. “If you have a positive attitude and constantly strive to give your best effort, eventually you will overcome your immediate problems and find you are ready for greater challenges.” – Pat Riley

50. “Weakness of attitude becomes weakness of character.” – Albert Einstein

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51. “The happiness of your life depends upon the quality of your thoughts: therefore, guard accordingly, and take care that you entertain no notions unsuitable to virtue and reasonable nature.” – Marcus Aurelius

52. “No one else “makes us angry”. We make ourselves angry when we surrender control of our attitude.” – Jim Rohn

53. “Stay positive. Attitude is everything.” – Anonymous

54. “A positive mindset brings positive things.” – Phillip Reiter

55. “If you don’t like something, change it. If you can’t change it, change your attitude.” – Maya Angelou

56. “Attitude is a choice. Happiness is a choice. Optimism is a choice. Kindness is a choice. Giving is a choice. Respect is a choice. Whatever choice you make makes you. Choose wisely.” – Roy. T. Bennet

57. “Live life to the fullest and focus on the positive.” – Matt Cameron

58. “With a positive attitude, the world is your oyster. Without it, your world will be filled with ill fate and unfortunate unfortunate circumstances.” – Lorena Laughlin

59. “There is very little difference in people, but that little difference makes a big difference. The little difference is attitude. The big difference is whether it is positive or negative.” – Napoleon Hill

60. “A positive attitude is a person’s passport to a better tomorrow.” – Jeff Keller

61. “Happiness doesn’t depend on any external conditions, it is governed by our mental attitude.” – Dale Carnegie

62. “There is little difference in people but that little difference makes a big difference. The little difference is attitude. The big difference is whether it is positive or negative.” – W. Clement Stone

63. “You can’t always have a good day. But you can always face a bad day with a good attitude.” – Positive Attitude Saying

64. “Quality performance starts with a positive attitude.” – Jeffrey Gitomer

65. “If you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change.” – Wayne Dyer

Quotes About Attitude And Success

This next batch is primarily focused positive attitude quotes for success. The quotes are either from highly successful individuals, or they relate to how having a good attitude can assist you in feeling more fulfilled and finding more success. Enjoy.

Related: Benefits of a Positive Attitude

66. “Start each day by affirming peaceful, contented and happy attitudes and your days will tend to be pleasant and successful.” – Norman Vincent Peale

67. “Better than Botox: a positive attitude.” – Darren Hardy

68. “The winner’s edge is all in the attitude not aptitude.” – Dennis Waitely

69.Change your thinking. Change your life! Your thoughts create your reality. Practice positive thinking. Act the way you want to be, and soon you will be the way you act.” – Les Brown

70. “Attitude is a choice.” – Grant Cardone

71. “Nobody can be all smiley all the time, but having a good positive attitude isn’t something to shrug off.” — Yogi Berra

72. “The secret is contained in a three-part formula I learned in the gym: self-confidence, a positive mental attitude, and honest hard work.” – Arnold Schwarzenegger

73. “An attitude of positive expectation is the mark of the superior personality.” – Brian Tracy

74. “Excellence is not a skill. It is an attitude.” – Ralph Marston

75. “In essence, you make your choices, and then your choices make you.” – Darren Hardy

76. “A positive mental attitude is the right attitude in all circumstances. Success attracts more success, while failure attracts more failure.” – Napoleon Hill

77. “Positive thinking is more than just a tagline. It changes the way we behave. And I firmly believe that when I am positive, it not only makes me better, but it also makes those around me better.” – Harvey Mackay

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

79. “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

80. “For success, attitude is equally as important as ability.” – Walter Scott

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

82. “You can think your way to failure and unhappiness, but you can also think your way to success and happiness.” – Norman Vincent Peale

83. “Keep your values positive because your values become your destiny.” – Mahatma Gandhi

84. “Perpetual optimism is a force multiplier.” – Colin Powell

85. “Virtually nothing is impossible in this world if you just put your mind to it and maintain a positive attitude.” – Lou Holtz

86. “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

87. “Optimism is a happiness magnet. If you stay positive, good things and good people will be drawn to you.” – Mary Lou Retton

88. “If opportunity doesn’t knock, build a door.” — Milton Berle

89. “Believe that life is worth living and your belief will help create the fact.” – William James

90. “Virtually nothing on earth can stop a person with a positive attitude who has his goal clearly in sight.” – Dennis Waitley

91. “It does not matter how long you are spending on the earth, how much money you have gathered or how much attention you have received. It is the amount of positive vibration you have radiated in life that matters.” – Amit Ray

92. “The quality of your life is determined by the quality of your attitude; negative attitude, negative life, positive attitude, positive life.” – Atlas Rowe

93. “With a positive attitude it is possible to turn situations of failure into success.” — Dan Miller

94. “It is our attitude at the beginning of a difficult task which, more than anything else, will affect its successful outcome.” – William James

95. “Choose the positive. You have choice, you are master of your attitude, choose the positive, the constructive. Optimism is a faith that leads to success.” – Bruce Lee

96. “Successful people don’t have fewer problems. They have determined that nothing will stop them from going forward.” – Ben Carson

97. “Affirm the positive, visualize the positive and expect the positive, and your life will change accordingly.”   – Remez Sasson

98. “Know that your success is based entirely on your attitude, your commitment and self-discipline.” – Ellen Mensap

99. “The positive thinker sees the invisible, feels the intangible, and achieves the impossible.” – Winston Churchill

100. “Our attitude towards others determines their attitude towards us.” – Earl Nightingale

Earl Nightingale Positive Attitude Quote

Bonus Positive Attitude Quote

Bonus: “The greatest discovery of my generation, is that human beings can alter their lives by altering their attitude of mind.” – William James

Related: Advantages of Positive Thinking

Final Thoughts

There you have it, the best quotes on the power of having a positive attitude.

Remember, we choose our attitudes, so, let’s choose a positive one and reap the benefits that are bound to come our way when we do so.

Till next time,


PS – If you enjoyed these positive attitude quotes, then you’ll also enjoy these inspiring attitude of gratitude quotes.

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