49+ 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

Negativity, in general, is one of the things that holds people back, and you have to see what’s holding you back to get away from it. Lucy Dacus

Dwelling on the negative simply contributes to its power. Shirley MacLaine

Negative people can only infest you with discouragements when they find you around. Just get lost and be saved. Israelmore Ayivor

There is a magnificent, beautiful, wonderful painting in front of you! It is intricate, detailed, a painstaking labor of devotion and love! The colors are like no other, they swim and leap, they trickle and embellish! And yet you choose to fixate your eyes on the small fly which has landed on it! Why do you do such a thing? C. JoyBell C.

No matter how valuable you are and your ideas, fools will certainly play both of you down, so exclude yourselves from the inflammatory environs of fools. Michael Bassey Johnson

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The best way of removing negativity is to laugh and be joyous. David Icke

Negativity is the enemy of creativity. David Lynch

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

When we are aware of our weaknesses or negative tendencies, we open the opportunity to work on them. Allan Lokos

Negative words are powerful boomerangs so be careful what you say about people and yourself. Mary J. Blige

It is better to dwell on the beautiful things in life than the negative. Lailah Gifty Akita

No matter how good you are, someone is always going to be against you. But never let them be the limit of your success. Terry Mark

Overcoming Negativity Quotes

Negativity is an addiction to the bleak shadow that lingers around every human form–you can transfigure negativity by turning it toward the light of your soul. John O’Donohue

However vast the darkness, we must supply it with our own light. Stanley Kubrick

There are so many great things in life; why dwell on negativity? Zendaya

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

It would be easy to become a victim of our circumstances and continue feeling sad, scared or angry; or instead, we could choose to deal with injustice humanely and break the chains of negative thoughts and energies, and not let ourselves sink into it. Erin Gruwell

Save your skin from the corrosive acids from the mouths of toxic people. Someone who just helped you to speak evil about another person can later help another person to speak evil about you. Israelmore Ayivor

Make no mistake about it. Bad habits are called ‘bad’ for a reason. They kill our productivity and creativity. They slow us down. They hold us back from achieving our goals. And they’re detrimental to our health. John Rampton

If you find yourself plagued by a recurrent worry, train yourself to think of something else. Your conscious mind can concentrate on only one thought at a time, and driving the negativity away will free you up to move forward again. Harvey Mackay

I’ll always use the negativity as more motivation to work even harder and become even stronger. Tim Tebow

If I could teach people to be grateful, we could have an amazing world where negativity could not grow and foster, and children would have a smile on their face. Catriona Gray

Negative people need drama like oxygen. Stay positive, it will take their breath away. Unknown

When you complain, you make yourself into a victim. When you speak out, you are in your power. So change the situation by taking action or by speaking out if necessary or possible; leave the situation or accept it. All else is madness. Eckhart Tolle

There’s a way that you can throw negativity out there that seems rebellious. But I’ve always taken pleasure in a different kind of rebellion, which is putting a positive spin on everything, trying to enjoy myself at all times. Zac Efron

Don’t let negativity affect your vision. A lot of people have said harsh things, but I don’t let it affect me. If anything it gives me more enthusiasm and pushes me to do better in my career so I can prove them wrong. Nicole Polizzi

If you accept the expectations of others, especially negative ones, then you never will change the outcome. Michael Jordan

When we choose to spread negativity, the bad vibes, or focus too much on spreading rumors and gossiping about the other person, it doesn’t show who that other person is but, it shows who we are to the world. Jyoti Patel

Relationships with negative people are simply tedious encounters with porcupines. You don’t have the remote knowledge how to be close to them without quills being shot in your direction. Shannon L. Alder

Inspirational Negativity Quotes

You can, you should, and if you’re brave enough to start, you will. Stephen King

Having the strength to tune out negativity and remain focused on what I want gives me the will and confidence to achieve my goals. Gisele Bundchen

I will not let anyone walk through my mind with their dirty feet. Mahatma Gandhi

When you have a lot of stress and negativity around you, when you cut that away, you cleanse. Lil Jon

There are some people who always seem angry and continuously look for conflict. Walk away; the battle they are fighting isn’t with you, it is with themselves.  Anonymous

No one can create negativity or stress within you. Only you can do that by virtue of how you process your world. Wayne Dyer

If we give something positive to others, it will return to us. If we give negative, that negativity will be returned. Allu Arjun

I think we manifest the very thing we put out. If you’re putting out negativity, then you’re going to retrieve that same sentiment. If you emanate joy, it comes back to you. Robin Wright

Life is too short to spend in negativity. So I have made a conscious effort to not be where I don’t want to be. Hugh Dillon

Don’t let negative thoughts of the past or the future ruin your today. Avina Celeste

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

Some people are in such utter darkness that they will burn you just to see a light. Try not to take it personally. Kamand Kojouri

Be cautious with what you feed your mind and soul. Fuel yourself with positivity and let that fuel propel you into positive action. Steve Maraboli

Nobody can motivate himself in a positive direction by continually using negative words. John C. Maxwell

I do believe in bad energy and not wanting to be around negativity. Kyle Richards

It’s hard to let go of all that negativity, which will seriously drain your motivation, but you got to let it go. Oscar Auliq-Ice

People will try to pull you down, but you need to fight the negativity in your life. It’s always good to stay positive and think positive. Vivek Oberoi

Curiosity is what keeps me open to a sense of hope. It staves off negativity. Carrie Brownstein

I feel like the bad times have fired me up: you have to turn negativity into positivity. Tulisa

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