116+ Best Attitude Quotes That Have Changed My Life

Our attitude is one of the most important things and it manifests itself in our responses. Inspirational attitude quotes will challenge the way you think, and help guide you through any life experience.

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Most Famous Attitude Quotes

Whatever happens, take responsibility. – Tony Robbins

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

A ship is always safe at shore, but that’s not what it’s built for. – Albert Einstein

Some people want it to happen, some wish it would happen, others make it happen. – Michael Jordan

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

If opportunity doesn’t knock, build a door. – Milton Berle

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

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

The question isn’t who is going to let me; it’s who is going to stop me. – Ayn Rand

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

Do what you have to do until you can do what you want. – Oprah Winfrey

It is good people who make good places. – Anna Sewell

We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars. – Oscar Wilde

Every day, it’s important to ask and answer these questions: “What’s good in my life?” and “What needs to be done?” – Nathaniel Branden

top attitude quotes

We should all start to live before we get too old. Fear is stupid. So are regrets. – Marilyn Monroe

When the whole world is silent, even one voice becomes powerful. – Malala Yousafzai

Positive thinking is powerful thinking. If you want happiness, fulfillment, success and inner peace, start thinking you have the power to achieve those things. Focus on the bright side of life and expect positive results. – Germany Kent

Sooner or later, those who win are those who think they can. – Richard Bach

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

Above all, be the heroine of your life, not the victim. – Nora Ephron

The saddest summary of a life contains three descriptions: could have, might have, and should have. – Louis E. Boone

Do not pray for an easy life, pray for the strength to endure a difficult one. – Bruce Lee

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

Weakness of attitude becomes weakness of character. – Albert Einstein

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Keep your thoughts positive because your thoughts become your words. Keep your words positive because your words become your behavior. Keep your behavior positive because your behavior becomes your habits. Keep your habits positive because your habits become your values. Keep your values positive because your values become your destiny. – Mahatma Gandhi

Scar tissue is stronger than regular tissue. Realize the strength, move on. – Henry Rollins

Attitudes are nothing more than habits of thought. – John C. Maxwell

The people who are crazy enough to think they can change the world, are the ones who do. – Steve Jobs

Keep your dreams alive. Understand to achieve anything requires faith and belief in yourself, vision, hard work, determination, and dedication. Remember all things are possible for those who believe. – Gail Devers

Men do not attract that which they want, but that which they are. – James Allen

Attitudes are a secret power working twenty-four hours a day, for good or bad. It is of paramount importance that we know how to harness and control this great force. – Irving Berlin

A man sees in the world what he carries in his heart. – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Be bold and mighty forces will come to your aid. In the past, whenever I had fallen short in almost any undertaking, it was seldom because I had tried and failed. It was because I had let fear of failure stop me from trying at all. – Arthur Gordon

most popular attitude quotes

Your problem isn’t the problem, it’s your attitude about the problem. – Ann Brashares

Attitude is more important than the past, than education, than money, than circumstances, than what people do or say. It is more important than appearance, giftedness, or skill. – W. C. Fields

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

It’s not what happens to you, but how you react to it that matters. – Epictetus

To put the world right in order, we must first put the nation in order; to put the nation in order, we must first put the family in order; to put the family in order, we must first cultivate our personal life; we must first set our hearts right. – Confucius

If you are going to achieve excellence in big things, you develop the habit in little matters. Excellence is not an exception; it is a prevailing attitude. – Colin Powell

The future belongs to the few of us still willing to get our hands dirty. – Roland Tiangco

Attitudes are more important than facts. – George MacDonald

You have enemies? Good. That means you’ve stood up for something, sometime in your life. – Winston S. Churchill

inspiring attitude quotes

All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better. – Ralph Waldo Emerson

A quick temper will make a fool of you soon enough. – Bruce Lee

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

Things turn out best for the people who make the best of the way things turn out. – John Wooden

Attitude will always define who we are in life. – Mark A. Brennan

The meaning of things lies not in the things themselves, but in our attitude towards them. – Antoine de Saint-Exupery

Fairy tales are more than true: not because they tell us that dragons exist, but because they tell us that dragons can be beaten. – Neil Gaiman

You really can change the world if you care enough. – Marian Wright Edelman

A bad attitude is worse than a bad swing. – Payne Stewart

good attitude quotes

I don’t like that man. I must get to know him better. – Abraham Lincoln

Attitude determines the altitude of life. – Edwin Louis Cole

The most effective attitude to adopt is one of supreme acceptance. – Robert Greene

Take the attitude of a student, never be too big to ask questions, never know too much to learn something new. – Og Mandino

I am not a product of my circumstances. I am a product of my decisions. – Stephen Covey

The opposite of love is not hate, it’s indifference. The opposite of art is not ugliness, it’s indifference. The opposite of faith is not heresy, it’s indifference. And the opposite of life is not death, it’s indifference. – Elie Wiesel

If you shoot for the stars and hit the moon, it’s OK. But you’ve got to shoot for something. A lot of people don’t even shoot. – Confucius

The greatest revolution of our generation is the discovery that human beings, by changing the inner attitudes of their minds, can change the outer aspects of their lives. – William James

famous attitude quotes

A discriminating irreverence is the creator and protector of human liberty. – Mark Twain

The quickest way to change your attitude toward pain is to accept the fact that everything that happens to us has been designed for our spiritual growth. – M. Scott Peck

The most important decision you make is to be in a good mood. – Voltaire

Love yourself first and everything else falls into line. You really have to love yourself to get anything done in this world. – Lucille Ball

What others think of me is none of my business. – Unknown

Always keep that happy attitude. Pretend that you are holding a beautiful fragrant bouquet. – Earl Nightingale

In the depth of winter, I finally learned that there was in me an invincible summer. – Albert Camus

It’s your place in the world; it’s your life. Go on and do all you can with it and make it the life you want to live. – Mae Jemison

uplifting attitude quotes

Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence. – Helen Keller

Only those who are willing to risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go. – T.S. Elliot

What they call you is one thing. What you answer to is something else. – Lucille Clifton

When you can’t change the direction of the wind – adjust your sails. – H. Jackson Brown Jr

Your living is determined not so much by what life brings to you as by the attitude you bring to life; not so much by what happens to you as by the way your mind looks at what happens. – Kahlil Gibran

So, this is my life. And I want you to know that I am both happy and sad and I’m still trying to figure out how that could be. – Stephen Chbosky

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

No one will hit you harder than life itself. It doesn’t matter how hard you hit back. It’s about how much you can take, and keep fighting, how much you can suffer and keep moving forward. That’s how you win. – Sylvester Stallone

Somebody should tell us, right at the start of our lives, that we are dying. Then we might live life to the limit, every minute of every day. Do it! I say. Whatever you want to do, do it now! There are only so many tomorrows. – Pope Paul VI

We lost because we told ourselves we lost. – Leo Tolstoy

The purpose of life, after all, is to live it, to taste experience to the utmost, to reach out eagerly and without fear for newer and richer experience. – Eleanor Roosevelt

An optimist is the human personification of spring. – Susan J. Bissonette

Imperfection is beauty, madness is genius and it’s better to be absolutely ridiculous than absolutely boring. – Marilyn Monroe

You cannot have a positive life and a negative mind. – Joyce Meyer

Eagles come in all shapes and sizes, but you will recognize them chiefly by their attitudes. – E. F. Schumacher

Your attitude is more important than your capabilities. Similarly, your decision is more important than your capabilities. – Jack Ma

Ability is what you’re capable of doing. Motivation determines what you do. Attitude determines how well you do it. – Lou Holtz

The ideal attitude is to be physically loose and mentally tight. – Arthur Ashe

Character is the result of two things: mental attitude and the way we spend our time. – Elbert Hubbard

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

You cannot tailor-make the situations in life, but you can tailor-make the attitudes to fit those situations. – Zig Ziglar

You cannot all abandon your possessions, but at least you can change your attitude about them. All getting separates you from others; all giving unites to others. – Francis of Assisi

The longer I live, the more I realize the impact of attitude on life. – Charles R. Swindoll

Whenever you’re in conflict with someone, there is one factor that can make the difference between damaging your relationship and deepening it. That factor is attitude. – William James

Your attitude is everything, and it determines how you experience every aspect of your life. – Gerald Jampolsky

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

If your attitude toward the world is good, you will obtain good results. If your attitude is excellent, excellent will your results. – Earl Nightingale

Your mental attitude attracts to you everything that makes you what you are. – Napoleon Hill

If you can’t change your fate, change your attitude. – Amy Tan

The remarkable thing is, we have a choice everyday regarding the attitude we will embrace for that day. – Charles R. Swindoll

You may not be able to change a situation, but with humor you can change your attitude about it. – Allen Klein

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

You will find the whole world will change to you when you change your attitude toward it. – Orison Swett Marden

The most significant change in a person’s life is a change of attitude. Right attitudes produce right actions. – William J. Johnston

Attitude and personality are as important as experience and ability. – Brian Tracy

Our attitude towards others determines their attitude towards us. – Earl Nightingale

We awaken in others the same attitude of mind we hold toward them. – Elbert Hubbard

Virtually nothing on earth can stop a person with a positive attitude who has his goals clearly in sight. – Denis Waitley

Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal. – Thomas Jefferson

Definiteness of purpose with positive mental attitude is the starting point of all worthwhile achievement. – Napoleon Hill

Of all the ‘attitudes’ we can acquire, surely the attitude of gratitude is the most important and by far the most life-changing. – Zig Ziglar

Be gentle with yourself, learn to love yourself, to forgive yourself, for only as we have the right attitude toward ourselves can we have the right attitude toward others. – Wilferd Peterson

Develop an ‘attitude of gratitude.’ Say thank you to everyone you meet for everything they do for you. – Brian Tracy

If we can develop a truly humble attitude, we can change the world. – Pope Francis

You must not get hung up on any single frame of mind. Adopt an attitude appropriate to the moment. – Robert Greene

You cannot control what happens to you, but you can control your attitude toward what happens to you, and in that, you will be mastering change rather than allowing it to master you. – Brian Tracy

Self-confidence is an attitude and attitudes are more important than facts. – Brian Tracy

Take charge of your attitude. Don’t let someone else choose it for you. – Dale Carnegie

A happy person is not a person in a certain set of circumstances, but rather a person with a certain set of attitudes. – Hugh Downs

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