176+ Best Stay Positive Quotes That Actually Changed My Life

Staying positive means that you approach unpleasantness in a more productive way. An optimistic worldview carries certain advantages such as better health, greater achievement and persistence. Inspirational stay positive quotes will challenge the way you think, help you feel happier and guide you through any life experience.

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Most Famous Stay Positive Quotes

Keep your face always toward the sunshine-and shadows will fall behind you. Walt Whitman

Positive anything is better than negative nothing. Elbert Hubbard

Extraordinary things are always hiding in places people never think to look. Jodi Picoul

Setting goals is the first step in turning the invisible into the visible. Tony Robbins

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Miracles happen to those who believe in them. Bernhard Berenson

You can have it all. Just not all at once. Oprah Winfrey

I’ve missed more than 9000 shots in my career I’ve lost almost 300 games. 26 times I’ve been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed. Michael Jordan

One small positive thought can change your whole day. Zig Ziglar

Say something positive, and you’ll see something positive. Jim Thompson

All you need is the plan, the road map, and the courage to press on to your destination. Earl Nightingale

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The best is yet to be. Robert Browning

Train your mind to see the good in every situation. Unknown

Keep your face always toward the sunshine—and shadows will fall behind you. Walt Whitman

If you can stay positive in a negative situation, you win. Unknown

Believe you can and you’re halfway there. Teddy Roosevelt

Stay positive. Better days are on their way. Unknown

Inspirational Stay Positive Quotes

Only in the darkness can you see the stars. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Be positive. Be true. Be kind. Roy T. Bennett

I dwell in possibility. Emily Dickinson

A goal is not always meant to be reached, it often serves simply as something to aim at.” – Bruce Lee

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

A No. 2 pencil and a dream can take you anywhere. Joyce Meyer

In a gentle way, you can shake the world. Mahatma Gandhi

If you are positive, you’ll see opportunities instead of obstacles. Widad Akrawi

Be yourself and people will like you. Jeff Kinney

Each day provides its own gifts. Marcus Aurelius

Write it on your heart that every day is the best day in the year. Ralph Waldo Emerson

Happiness is a butterfly, which when pursued, is always just beyond your grasp, but which, if you will sit down quietly, may alight upon you. Nathaniel Hawthorne

You do not find the happy life. You make it. Thomas S. Monson

Accentuate the positive, Eliminate the Negative, latch onto the affirmative. Bing Crosby

Inspiration comes from within yourself. One has to be positive. When you’re positive, good things happen. Deep Roy

Those who don’t believe in magic will never find it. Roald Dahl

Try to be a rainbow in someone’s cloud. Maya Angelou

Sometimes you will never know the value of a moment, until it becomes a memory. Dr. Seuss

The most wasted of days is one without laughter. E. E. Cummings

I will go anywhere as long as it’s forward. David Livingston

To win big, you sometimes have to take big risks. Bill Gates

To live a fulfilled life, we need to keep creating the ‘what is next’, of our lives. Without dreams and goals there is no living, only merely existing, and that is not why we are here. Mark Twain

famous quotes about staying positive

My dear friend, clear your mind of can’t. Samuel Johnson

What lies behind you and what lies in front of you, pales in comparison to what lies inside of you. Ralph Waldo Emerson

Keep a smile on your face. Keep a spring in your step. Joel Osteen

The moment where you doubt you can fly, you cease for ever being able to do it. Peter Pan J.M. Barrie

Beautiful Stay Positive Quotes

Think and wonder. Wonder and think. Dr. Suess

A positive atmosphere nurtures a positive attitude, which is required to take positive action. Richard M. DeVos

Just for the record darling, not all positive change feels positive in the beginning. S. C. Lourie

Thousands of candles can be lighted from a single candle, and the life of the candle will not be shortened. Happiness never decreases by being shared. Buddha

Turn every life situation into a positive one. Rhonda Byrne

As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them. John F. Kennedy

No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted. Aesop

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

Most people are nice when you finally see them. Harper Lee

When you are imagining, you might as well imagine something worth while. Lucy Maud Montgomery

Do good and good will come to you. Unknown

What we think, we become. Buddha

No matter what people tell you, words and ideas can change the world. Robin Williams

The most positive men are the most credulous. Alexander Pope

Whoever is happy will make others happy too. Anne Frank

Memories of our lives, of our works and our deeds will continue in others. Rosa Parks

Your positive action combined with positive thinking results in success. Shiv Khera

All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them. Walt Disney

Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. H.Jackson Brown Jr

Don’t focus on negative things; focus on the positive, and you will flourish. Alek Wek

Salvation lies within. Warden Samuel Norton

Jump in with both feet and be brave. Sujit Choudhry

inspiring stay positive quotes

If I got rid of my demons, I’d lose my angels. Tennessee Williams

Always let your conscience be your guide. Jiminy Cricket

Surround yourself with positive people and you’ll be a positive person. Kellie Pickler

Do what is true to your soul. Malini Saba

I want to reach my potential, impact my world, and leave a legacy. Seth Buechley

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

Today is a good day to try. Quasimodo, The Hunchback of Notre Dame

Make your life matter and have fun doing it. Aaron Hurst

A positive mindset brings positive things. Phillip Reiter

Choose to be optimistic, it feels better. Dalai Lama

Surround yourself with positive people. Rod Rohrich

It’s almost always possible to be honest and positive. Naval Ravikant

We have to collectively work together to improve the world. Samuel Strauch

Base your relationships on the right values. Dick Gephardt

It’s most important that you surround yourself with positivity always, and have it in your mind at all times. Tyler Perry

Be the change that you wish to see in the world. Mahatma Gandhi

The joy of life is becoming a person you are proud of. Bill Orender

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

The truly rich are those who enjoy what they have. Yiddish Proverb

inspiring quotes about staying positive

My friends, love is better than anger. Hope is better than fear. Optimism is better than despair. So let us be loving, hopeful and optimistic. And we’ll change the world. Jack Layton

In every day, there are 1,440 minutes. That means we have 1,440 daily opportunities to make a positive impact. Les Brown

Let your life lightly dance on the edges of time like dew on the tip of a leaf. Rabindranath Tagore

When you realize how precious and fragile life is, it changes your whole perspective. Ryan O’Donnell

I surround myself with positive, productive people of good will and decency. Ted Nugent

The next choice is the most important choice. George Wells

A friend may be waiting behind a stranger’s face. Maya Angelou

Being Positive Quotes

Positivity always wins… Always. Gary Vaynerchuk

When the sun is shining I can do anything; no mountain is too high, no trouble too difficult to overcome. Wilma Rudolph

We may not have hit the peak yet, but we are on the journey up. Brian Nhira

When I was 5 years old, my mother always told me that happiness was the key to life. When I went to school, they asked me what I wanted to be when I grew up. I wrote down ‘happy’. They told me I didn’t understand the assignment, and I told them they didn’t understand life. John Lennon

There is no advertisement as powerful as a positive reputation traveling fast. Brian Koslow

The power of imagination makes us infinite. John Muir

Do good and good will come to you. Adam Lowy

The less you respond to negative people, the more positive your life will become. Paolo Coelho

Make a determination that you will live your purpose today. Daniel Budzinski

Recognize what you have inside you. Eric Pulier

Change your thoughts and you change your world. Norman Vincent Peale

The world is full of magical things patiently waiting for our wits to grow sharper. Bertrand Russell

Words can inspire, thoughts can provoke, but only action truly brings you closer to your dreams. Brad Sugars

I believe that you should gravitate to people who are doing productive and positive things with their lives. Nadia Comaneci

May your troubles be less and your blessings be more. Irish Blessing

Few things can help an individual more than to place responsibility on him, and to let him know that you trust him. Booker T. Washington

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

Nobody can go back and start a new beginning, but anyone can start today and make a new ending. Maria Robinson

You need to be able to manage stress because hard times will come, and a positive outlook is what gets you through. Marie Osmond

You have to train your brain to be positive just like you work out your body. Shawn Achor

Don’t be pushed around by the fears in your mind. Be led by the dreams in your heart. Roy T. Bennett

The only place where your dreams become impossible is in your own thinking. Robert H. Shuller

Always turn a negative situation into a positive situation. Michael Jordan

uplifting stay positive quotes

It makes a big difference in your life when you stay positive. Ellen DeGeneris

Even though you’re fed up, you gotta keep your head up. Tupac Shakur

Great things happen to those who don’t stop believing, trying, learning, and being grateful. Roy T. Bennett

The positive thinker sees the invisible, feels the intangible, and achieves the impossible. Winston Churchill

Positive thinking must be followed by positive doing. John C. Maxwell

Your hardest times often lead to the greatest moments of your life. Keep going. Tough situations build strong people in the end. – Roy T. Bennett

I’ve always believed that you can think positive just as well as you can think negative. James Baldwin

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

I think positive emotion trumps negative emotion every time. Leonardo DiCaprio, Inception

beautiful stay positive quotes

Cultivate an optimistic mind, use your imagination, always consider alternatives, and dare to believe that you can make possible what others think is impossible. Rodolfo Costa

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

What is the difference between an obstacle and an opportunity? Our attitude toward it. Every opportunity has a difficult, and every difficulty has an opportunity. J. Sidlow Baxter

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

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

We become what we think about. Earl Nightingale

The more you feed your mind with positive thoughts, the more you can attract great things into your life.”
Roy T. Bennett

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

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

When you are enthusiastic about what you do, you feel this positive energy. It’s very simple. Paolo Coelho

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To laugh often and much; to win the respect of intelligent people and the affection of children…to leave the world a better place…to know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived. This is to have succeeded. Ralph Waldo Emerson

Always be a first-rate version of yourself instead of a second-rate version of somebody else. Judy Garland

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

Live the Life of Your Dreams When you start living the life of your dreams, there will always be obstacles, doubters, mistakes and setbacks along the way. But with hard work, perseverance and self-belief there is no limit to what you can achieve. Roy T. Bennett

In the end, it’s not the years in your life that count. It’s the life in your years. Abraham Lincoln

I expect to pass through this world but once. Any good, therefore, that I can do or any kindness I can show to any fellow creature, let me do it now. Let me not defer or neglect it for I shall not pass this way again. Stephen Grellet

Staying Positive Quotes

There are far, far better things ahead than anything we leave behind. C.S. Lewis

Sometimes, when things are falling apart, they may actually be falling into place. Unknown

Staying positive does not mean everything will turn out okay. Rather, it means you will be okay no matter how things turn out. Unknown

Whatever is worrying you right now—forget about it. Take a deep breath, stay positive and know things will get better. Unknown

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

Whatever is worrying you right now-forget about it. Take a deep breath, stay positive and know things will get better. Unknown

The things you’re waiting and hoping for tend to arrive at the most unexpected moments. Unknown

uplifting staying positive quotes

Dwell on the beauty of life. Watch the stars, and see yourself running with them. Marcus Aurelius

Look at the sparrows; they do not know what they will do in the next moment. Let us literally live from moment to moment. Mahatma Gandhi

When I let go of what I am, I become what I might be. Lao Tzu

The things you’re waiting and hoping for tend to arrive at the most unexpected moments. Unknown

Good things happen in your life when you surround yourself with positive people. Roy T. Bennett

When things go wrong, don’t go with them. Elvis Presley

The mind is everything. What you think you become. Buddha

Some men see things as they are and say why-I dream things that never were and say why not. George Bernard Shaw

The power for creating a better future is contained in the present moment: You create a good future by creating a good present. Eckhart Tolle

Strive not to be a success, but rather to be of value. Albert Einstein

I attribute my success to this: I never gave or took any excuse. Florence Nightingale

Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you’ll land among the stars. Norman Vincent Peale

There is nothing in a caterpillar that tells you it’s going to be a butterfly. Buckminster Fuller

The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second best time is now. Chinese Proverb

We can complain because rose bushes have thorns, or rejoice because thorns have roses. Alphonse Karr

Take the first step. Darius Fisher

Stay strong, stay positive, and never give up. – Roy T. Bennett

I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel. Maya Angelou

Believing in negative thoughts is the single greatest obstruction to success. Charles F. Glassman

One day or day one. It’s your choice. Unknown

I never lose sight of the fact that just being is fun. Katherine Hepburn

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

Nobody can go back and start a new beginning, but anyone can start today and make a new ending. Maria Robinson

When I was 5 years old, my mother always told me that happiness was the key to life. When I went to school, they asked me what I wanted to be when I grew up. I wrote down ‘happy’. They told me I didn’t understand the assignment, and I told them they didn’t understand life. John Lennon

We all have two lives. The second one starts when we realize we only have one. Confucius

You need to have faith in yourself. Be brave and take risks. You don’t have to have it all figured out to move forward.Gratitude is one of the most powerful human emotions. Once expressed, it change

Roy T. Bennett

Every day may not be good… but there’s something good in every day. Alice Morse Earle

Even if I don’t reach all my goals, I’ve gone higher than I would have if I hadn’t set any. Danielle Fotopoulis

Be happy for this moment. This moment is your life. Omar Khyyam

In the end, it’s not the years in your life that count. It’s the life in your years. Abraham Lincoln

Gratitude is one of the most powerful human emotions. Once expressed, it changes attitude, brightens outlook, and broadens our perspective. Germany Kent

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

You get in life what you have the courage to ask for. Oprah Winfrey

We know what we are, but know not what we may be. William Shakespeare

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

Tough times don’t last. Tough people do. Unknown

You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough. Mae West

A problem is a chance for you to do your best. Duke Ellington

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