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Instead of getting stuck in the negativity, change the way you feel about life by seeing the brighter side of life. Famous positive quotes will help you to put life in perspective and remain positive no matter what.

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Positive Quotes

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

Once you replace negative thoughts with positive ones, you’ll start having positive results. — Willie Nelson

Yesterday is not ours to recover, but tomorrow is ours to win or lose. — Lyndon B. Johnson

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

Positivity always wins…Always. — Gary Vaynerchuk

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

Choosing to be positive and having a grateful attitude is going to determine how you’re going to live your life. — Joel Osteen

Live life to the fullest and focus on the positive. — Matt Cameron

Keep looking up… that’s the secret of life. — Charlie Brown

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

Stay positive and happy. Work hard and don’t give up hope. Be open to criticism and keep learning. Surround yourself with happy, warm and genuine people. — Tena Desae

Start each day with a positive thought and a grateful heart. — Roy T. Bennett

The first step is you have to say that you can. — Will Smith

Pessimism leads to weakness, optimism to power. — William James

All I can control is myself and just keep having a positive attitude. — Rose Namajunas

Be not afraid of life. Believe that life is worth living, and your belief will help create the fact. — William James

Once you choose hope, anything’s possible. — Christopher Reeve

You can’t make positive choices for the rest of your life without an environment that makes those choices easy, natural, and enjoyable. — Deepak Chopra

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 Osteen

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

The thing that lies at the foundation of positive change, the way I see it, is service to a fellow human being. — Lee lacocca

Wherever you go, no matter what the weather, always bring your own sunshine. — Anthony J. D’Angelo

Stay positive in every situation and everything you do, never stop trying, have faith don’t stop due to failure. — Anurag Prakash Ray

The best way to predict the future is to create it. — Abraham Lincoln

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

Be mindful. Be grateful. Be positive. Be true. Be kind. — Roy T. Bennett

The best is yet to be. — Robert Browning

I’m a very positive thinker, and I think that is what helps me the most in difficult moments. — Roger Federer

What you feel inside reflects on your face. So be happy and positive all the time. — Sridevi

People have to remain positive and believe in those dreams. It’s really important. — Kirsty Coventry

We can change our lives. We can do, have, and be exactly what we wish. — Tony Robbins

Perpetual optimism is a force multiplier. — Colin Powell

Inspirational Positive Quotes About Life and Struggles

  • 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
  • I think that life is difficult. People have challenges. Family members get sick, people get older, you don’t always get the job or the promotion that you want. You have conflicts in your life. And really, life is about your resilience and your ability to go through your life and all of the ups and downs with a positive attitude. — Jennifer Hyman
  • Love yourself. It is important to stay positive because beauty comes from the inside out. — Jenn Proske
  • A problem is a chance for you to do your best. — Duke Ellington
  • Let us rise up and be thankful, for if we didn’t learn a lot today, at least we learned a little, and if we didn’t learn a little, at least we didn’t get sick, and if we got sick, at least we didn’t die; so let us all be thankful. — Buddha
  • I surround myself with good people who make me feel great and give me positive energy. — Ali Krieger
  • The positivity in our life is a function of our thinking. So, think positive, stay positive!
  • The most important thing is to look ahead. The past is your anchor. — Maxime Lagacé
  • Miracles happen to those who believe in them. — Bernhard Berenson
  • 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
  • Be the reason someone smiles. Be the reason someone feels loved and believes in the goodness in people. — Roy T. Bennett
  • With the new day comes new strength and new thoughts. — Eleanor Roosevelt
  • I am happy every day, because life is moving in a very positive way. — Lil Yachty
  • Positive anything is better than negative nothing. — Elbert Hubbard
  • Don’t forget to tell yourself positive things daily! You must love yourself internally to glow externally. — Hannah Bronfman
  • Optimism is a happiness magnet. If you stay positive, good things and good people will be drawn to you. — Mary Lou Retton
  • Wherever you are, and whatever you do, be in love. — Rumi
  • Your positive action combined with positive thinking results in success. — Shiv Khera
  • Believe deep down in your heart that you’re destined to do great things. — Joe Paterno
  • Adopting the right attitude can convert a negative stress into a positive one. — Hans Selye
  • In the end, everything will be okay. If it’s not okay, it’s not yet the end. — Fernando Sabino
  • You’re going to go through tough times – that’s life. But I say, ‘Nothing happens to you, it happens for you.’ See the positive in negative events. — Joel Osteen
  • I have to think of the positive; that’s how I cope. — Ingrid Newkirk
  • Mix a little foolishness with your serious plans. It is lovely to be silly at the right moment. — Horace
  • A positive attitude causes a chain reaction of positive thoughts, events and outcomes. It is a catalyst and it sparks extraordinary results. — Wade Boggs
  • One small positive thought can change your whole day. — Zig Ziglar
  • 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
  • Joy is not in things; it is in us. — Richard Wagner
  • Each day, I come in with a positive attitude, trying to get better. — Stefon Diggs
  • One person can make a difference, and everyone should try. — John F. Kennedy
  • 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
  • How high you fly is derived from how big you think. — Robin Sharma
  • Always turn a negative situation into a positive situation. — Michael Jordan
  • Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference. — Winston Churchill

Top Positive Sayings Which Will Brighten Up Your Life

  • I’m a positive person, and I try to look at the good side of everything. — Leona Lewis
  • Problems are not stop signs; they are guidelines. — Robert Schuller
  • Positive thinking is a valuable tool that can help you overcome obstacles, deal with pain, and reach new goals. — Amy Morin
  • In every day, there are 1,440 minutes. That means we have 1,440 daily opportunities to make a positive impact. — Les Brown
  • It makes a big difference in your life when you stay positive. — Ellen DeGeneres
  • 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
  • Be positive with every idea surrounding your dreams. Think about the possibility of what you plan to do and approach it with an optimistic action. Stay positively. — Israelmore Ayivor
  • Live as if your prayers are to be answered.
  • Few things in the world are more powerful than a positive push. A smile. A world of optimism and hope. A ‘you can do it’ when things are tough. — Richard M. DeVos
  • Be the light in the dark, be the calm in the storm and be at peace while at war. — Mike Dolan
  • I realized that if my thoughts immediately affect my body, I should be careful about what I think. Now if I get angry, I ask myself why I feel that way. If I can find the source of my anger, I can turn that negative energy into something positive. — Yoko Ono
  • I ask not for a lighter burden, but for broader shoulders. — Jewish proverb
  • Virtually nothing is impossible in this world if you just put your mind to it and maintain a positive attitude. — Lou Holtz
  • Surround yourself with positive people and situations and avoid negativity. — Doreen Virtue
  • Arise, awake and stop not till the goal is reached. — Swami Vivekananda
  • Your smile will give you a positive countenance that will make people feel comfortable around you. — Les Brown
  • If you are positive, you’ll see opportunities instead of obstacles. — Widad Akrawi
  • There are far, far better things ahead than anything we leave behind. — C. S. Lewis
  • When you think positive, good things happen. — Matt Kemp
  • Life has no limitations; except the ones you make. — Les Brown
  • I think it’s important to get your surroundings as well as yourself into a positive state – meaning surround yourself with positive people, not the kind who are negative and jealous of everything you do. — Heidi Klum
  • Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all. — Dale Carnegie
  • Stop saying these negative things about yourself. Look in the mirror and find something about yourself that’s positive and celebrate that! — Tyra Banks
  • The less you respond to negative people, the more positive your life will become. — Paulo Coelho
  • No matter what you’re going through, there’s a light at the end of the tunnel and it may seem hard to get to it but you can do it and just keep working towards it and you’ll find the positive side of things. — Demi Lovato
  • We must embrace pain and burn it as fuel for our journey. — Kenji Miyazawa
  • A strong positive mental attitude will create more miracles than any wonder drug. — Patricia Neal
  • Say and do something positive that will help the situation; it doesn’t take any brains to complain. — Robert A. Cook
  • Little minds are tamed and subdued by misfortune; but great minds rise above them. — Washington Irving
  • You have to enjoy life. Always be surrounded by people that you like, people who have a nice conversation. There are so many positive things to think about. — Sophia Loren

Best Positive Inspiring Sayings and Quotes

  • The more you are positive and say, ‘I want to have a good life,’ the more you build that reality for yourself by creating the life that you want. — Chris Pine
  • I have decided to be happy, because it’s good for my health. — Voltaire
  • A strong, positive self-image is the best possible preparation for success. — Joyce Brothers
  • Think big thoughts but relish small pleasures. — H. Jackson Brown
  • 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 Iacocca
  • Change your thoughts and you change your world. — Norman Vincent Peale
  • 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
  • Try to be a rainbow in someone’s cloud. — Maya Angelou
  • If someone says something hurtful to you or makes you feel down on yourself, then you just gotta stay positive and keep moving forward because they might not know much about you, or they may not understand the situation. — Jazz Jennings
  • Choose to be optimistic, it feels better. — Dalai Lama
  • 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
  • I think if you just look at life in a positive way, positive things will happen. — Jake Owen
  • Even though you’re fed up, you gotta keep your head up. — Tupac Shakur
  • Work hard, stay positive, and get up early. It’s the best part of the day. — George Allen, Sr.
  • I have never, ever focused on the negative of things. I always look at the positive. — Sonia Sotomayor
  • Write it on your heart that every day is the best day in the year. — Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • A positive atmosphere nurtures a positive attitude, which is required to take positive action. — Richard M. DeVos
  • I’ve always been able to transform happiness and pain and sorrow and tears into positive energy. — Thalia
  • Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other one thing. — Abraham Lincoln
  • When you are enthusiastic about what you do, you feel this positive energy. It’s very simple. — Paulo Coelho
  • When you go through a negative situation, don’t think about it. Make it positive. — Yoko Ono
  • That which doesn’t kill us makes us stronger. — Friedrich Nietzsche
  • Inspiration comes from within yourself. One has to be positive. When you’re positive, good things happen. — Deep Roy
  • It’s not the situation, but whether we react negative or respond positive to the situation that is important. — Zig Ziglar
  • I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed. — Michael Jordan
  • 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 cliché, but your attitude is going to determine how you’re going to live your life. — Joel Osteen
  • God never ends anything on a negative; God always ends on a positive. — Edwin Louis Cole
  • ‘Carpe Diem’ is a phrase that I try to embrace. It means seize the day, to make the most of the present and to give little thought to the past or future. In the time that I have here, I want to love and live life to the fullest while being a positive influence on others. And I want a full life for everyone. — Matt Czuchry
  • I am thankful to all who said no to me. It is because of them that I’m doing it myself. — Albert Einstein
  • Celebrate yourself… and stay positive! — Khoudia Diop

Motivational Positive Quotes To Get Through Anything

  • The positive thinker sees the invisible, feels the intangible, and achieves the impossible. — Winston Churchill
  • It’s amazing. Life changes very quickly, in a very positive way, if you let it. — Lindsey Vonn
  • I’m all about your mindset, being focused, staying positive, being optimistic, and knowing that these are all aspects of my life that I love and enjoy. — Kyla Pratt
  • The pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity. The optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty. — Winston Churchill
  • 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
  • Dwell on the beauty of life. Watch the stars and see yourself running with them. — Marcus Aurelius
  • When you show deep empathy toward others, their defensive energy goes down, and positive energy replaces it. That’s when you can get more creative in solving problems. — Stephen Covey
  • Live your days on the positive side of life, in tune with your most treasured values. And in each moment, you’ll have much to live for. — Ralph Marston
  • It doesn’t matter how slow you go, as long as you don’t stop. — Confucius
  • Never let your head hang down. Never give up and sit down and grieve. Find another way. And don’t pray when it rains if you don’t pray when the sun shines. — Richard M. Nixon
  • We can bring positive energy into our daily lives by smiling more, talking to strangers in line, replacing handshakes with hugs, and calling our friends just to tell them we love them. — Brandon Jenner
  • I am a positive person. I never think of the glass as half empty. I just keep pushing forward. — Rosie Perez
  • Believe you can and you’re halfway there. — Theodore Roosevelt
  • Be true to yourself and surround yourself with positive, supportive people. — Payal Kadakia
  • The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams. — Eleanor Roosevelt
  • I do a good job of staying positive and just moving on. — Katie Taylor
  • If you don’t like something change it. If you can’t change it, change your attitude about it. Don’t complain. — Maya Angelou
  • Believe that life is worth living and your belief will help create the fact. — William James
  • When you wake up every day, you have two choices. You can either be positive or negative; an optimist or a pessimist. I choose to be an optimist. It’s all a matter of perspective. — Harvey Mackay
  • Be positive and laugh at everything. — Alexandra Roach
  • My mother taught me to be honest, to be selfless, and to touch people in a positive way. — Scott Eastwood
  • You need to be able to manage stress because hard times will come, and a positive outlook is what gets you through. — Marie Osmond
  • Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time. — Thomas Edison
  • 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
  • There is a sense that things, if you keep positive and optimistic about what can be done, do work out. — Hillary Clinton
  • Don’t focus on negative things; focus on the positive, and you will flourish. — Alek Wek
  • Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope or confidence. — Helen Keller
  • Exercise, prayer, and meditation are examples of calming rituals. They have been shown to induce a happier mood and provide a positive pathway through life’s daily frustrations. — Chuck Norris
  • We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars. — Oscar Wilde
  • Life is full of ups and downs. One needs to stay positive in life, no matter what. — Shilpa Shinde
  • Remember: Every champion was once a contender that refused to give up. — Rocky Balboa
  • Perseverance is a positive, active characteristic. — Joseph B. Wirthlin
  • You have to train your brain to be positive just like you work out your body. — Shawn Achor

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