63+ Best Negativity Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Negativity is a tendency to be downbeat, disagreeable, and skeptical. It’s a pessimistic attitude that always expects the worst. Inspirational negativity quotes will brighten up your day and make you feel ready to take on anything.

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Most Famous Negativity Quotes

People inspire you, or they drain you. Pick them wisely. Hans F. Hasen

If your thoughts are negative, you’ll probably attract negative events into your life. You will see the bad, not the good. The reverse is also true in that thoughts of creating a positive life find their origin in a positive mind. Byron Pulsifer

Like arsenic, toxic people will slowly kill you. They kill your positive spirit and play with your mind and emotions. The only cure is to let them go. Denisse Lisseth

Just as negative beliefs at some point entered your subconscious mind, and began to subtly shape your lives, new, positive beliefs can also be planted there beliefs that will gradually begin to improve your behavior, your thinking, the way you feel, and thus, your life. David Bolton

The less you respond to negative people, the more powerful your life will become. Robert E. Baine, Jr.

Are the news and media mainly positive or negative? I find they display negative stories such as the world’s going to end, rather than the positive, inspirational and uplifting news that everybody wants to hear. Joe Hinchliff

It’s rare for a toxic person to change their behavior. More often, the only thing that varies is their target and the blame they place. Because some toxic people are difficult to identify, keep in mind that a victim mindset is sometimes a red flag. So, listen when someone talks about their life and circumstances. If the list of people they blame is long it’s probably only a matter of time before you’re on that list. Steve Maraboli

You cannot be positive and move forward with life if you struggle with negative thinking. There are great ways to keep those motivational words in front of you which will have a positive impact on your thinking. Catherine Pulsifer

Keeping bad company is like being in a germ infested area. You never know what you’ll catch. Frank Sonnenberg

Through meditation, you are simply breaking down negative thoughts or triggers, fear, and worry, and you focus all that energy into thinking on purpose. Kristine Ally

I found peace of mind when I walked away from small fights not worth fighting. I stopped fighting for people who gossiped about me. I stopped fighting for those who didn’t respect me. I quit worrying about those who wouldn’t value me for being me. Dana Arcuri

The combination of your negative self-talk, thoughts, feelings, actions, behaviors and emotional wellbeing highlight a key that will help you to understand and decipher their meaning so that you can eventually live an Ego free identity. Clayton John Ainger

Toxic people will pollute everything around them. Don’t hesitate. Fumigate. Mandy Hale

Good things can come out of negative emotions  they can make you notice things that are wrong and need to be changed or fixed. Vanessa Allen

It’s one thing if a person owns up to their behavior and makes an effort to change. But if a person disregards your feelings, ignores your boundaries, and continues to treat you in a harmful way, they need to go. Daniell Koepke

We can either work on the negative things and turn them into positive things, or we can accept that the negative is negative and leave it at that. Jennifer N. Smith

If you attach to the negative behavior of others it brings you down to their level. Guru Singh

Always be positive, look at the positive side of any circumstance you face. You only have two options. If you don’t fill your mind with positive thoughts, it will be filled with negative thoughts instead. Abder Rahman Ali

Losing will not always amount to a loss, sometimes you have to lose those toxic relationships and bad habits to create a space for better things. Gift Gugu Mona

Try to practice positive thinking. Every time a negative or worrying thought pops into your head, take a moment to convert it into a positive thought. Zayne Parker

While you can’t control someone’s negative behavior, you can control how long you participate in it.

Keeping a journal is not supposed to be a negative experience it’s supposed to be a positive one so treat it that way. Heather Rose

If you walked away from a toxic, negative, abusive, one sided, dead end low vibrational relationship or friendship  you won. Lalah Delia

It is proven that humans don’t multitask very well, so attempting to focus on the negative and positive at the same time doesn’t work. Kendra Tillman

Don’t waste yourself in rejection, nor bark against the bad, but chant the beauty of the good. Ralph Waldo Emerson

Turn the negative into a positive and use the knowledge gained to propel you further. Drew Eubanks

You lift your spirits by moving away from what upsets you. If the stove is hot, you can’t ask how to touch it but be happy about it. Queen Tourmaline

Your grief is yours to feel, but positive affirmations can take away your suffering as well as heal some of your old pain and negative thought patterns. Louise L. Hay and David Kessler

I will not allow anyone to walk in my mind with dirty feet. Mahatma Gandhi

Complaining and worrying would release negative hormones in your body and harm your health whereas focusing on positive aspects of life would release positive hormones in the body and improve health and happiness. Swaati Shiv

When people pressure you to engage in negative decisions and actions, look at them boldly in the eyes and dare them to do good. Edmond Mbiaka

Negative results are just what I want. They’re just as valuable to me as positive results. I can never find the thing that does the job best until I find the ones that don’t. Thomas Edison

Toxic people attach themselves like cinder blocks tied to your ankles, and then invite you for a swim in their poisoned waters. John Mark Green

Positive emotions act as a personal development spur, whereas negative thinkers are more likely to give up when things don’t go according to plan. Angel Greene

We don’t get to choose our family, but we can choose our friends. With courage, we can weed out narcissistic people. We can focus on those who do appreciate us, love us, and treat us with respect. Dana Arcuri

If we choose to fill our minds with destructive limiting negative thoughts then our life will be less than it could be and most likely on a road filled with hardship, misery and worry. Bernadette Dimitrov

Don’t let toxic people infect you with the fear of giving and receiving one of the most powerful forces in this world. Love!​ ​Yvonne Pierre

They are no negative and positive people as far as exponential value is concerned, only progress. Akanbi Adedamola

An entire sea of water can’t sink a ship unless it gets inside the ship. Similarly, the negativity of the world can’t put you down unless you allow it to get inside you. Goi Nasu

Create a list of what is worrying you. Possibly listing the positives and negatives will give you different insights. Lisa Rusczyk

You own everything that happened to you. Tell your stories. If people wanted you to write warmly about them, they should have behaved better. Anne Lamott

In order to transform your negative mentality into a positive one, so that you may speak forth positive words, you need to have a bounty of good words to pull from. Grant Dean

As important as it is to learn how to deal with different kinds of people, truly toxic people will never be worth your time and energy  and they take a lot of each. Toxic people create unnecessary complexity, strife, and, worst of all, stress. Travis Bradberry

One of the best ways to boost your confidence and get rid of the negativity you feel is to hang around other positive people. Zayne Parker

When you notice someone​​ does something toxic the first time, don’t wait for the second time before you address it. Shahida Arabi

At home we don’t structure our comments positively, as we generally try to do at work. And yet we know that people, our families included, respond much better to positive, optimistic, and hopeful comments than to negative ones. Adam Hamilton

Letting go of toxic people in your life is a big step in loving yourself. Hussein Nishah

The sad truth is that we live in a negative world. As a result, positive words become even more important. Eric J. Aronson

My encouragement delete the energy vampires from your life, clean out all complexity, build a team around you that frees you to fly, remove anything toxic, and cherish simplicity. Because that’s where genius lives. Robin S. Sharma

Your body listens to you more than you might think, so if you think and talk negatively about it, whether to yourself or to others, it listens. Corrina Thurston

Every day you must unlearn the ways that hold you back. You must rid yourself of negativity, so you can learn to fly. Leon Brown

Choosing positivity over negativity requires both clarity and courage. Cyndie Spiegel

Don’t let people get the best of you they can say what they want but don’t let that distract you from achieving your goals. Alcurtis Turner

It is far too easy to get stuck in negative patterns and somehow think that this is normal. It is not. Rose Marie Sorokin

Until you let go of all the toxic people in your life you will never be able to grow into your fullest potential. Let them go so you can grow. DLQ

Transparent convictions lead to positive thoughts. Negative and unbending convictions lead to negative thoughts. Mary Reis

Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too can become great. Mark Twain

Reduce the time you spend with negative people and surround yourself with positive people, it will soon rub off on you too. Andy C. E. Brown

People appear like angels until you hear them speak. You must not rush to judge people by the color of their cloaks, but by the content of their words! Israelmore Ayivo

Changing your negative thoughts into positive ones is difficult but not impossible to do. It only requires two things willpower and determination. Alexi Weaver