60+ Best Toxic People Quotes: Exclusive Selection

People with toxic qualities are master manipulators, skilled liars, and great actors. These toxic people may make you feel exhausted, emotionally drained, and negative. Inspirational toxic people quotes will encourage you to think a little deeper than you usually would and broaden your perspective.

If you’re searching for people sayings and best man quotes that perfectly capture what you’d like to say or just want to feel inspired yourself, browse through an amazing collection of top humble quotes, popular fake people quotes and famous stupid people quotes.

Most Famous Toxic People Quotes

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

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

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

Real love moves freely in both directions. Don’t waste your time on anything else. Cheryl Strayed

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

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

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

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

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

Don’t settle for a relationship that won’t let you be yourself. Oprah Winfrey

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

If they do it often, it isn’t a mistake; it’s just their behavior. Dr. Steve Maraboli

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

Stop letting people who do so little for you control so much of your mind, feelings, and emotions. Will Smith

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

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

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

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

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

There’s folks you just don’t need. You’re better off without em. Your life is just a little better because they ain’t in it. William Gay

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

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

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

Don’t let negative and toxic people rent space in your head. Raise the rent and kick them out. Robert Tew

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

A lot of people who have experienced trauma at the hands of people they’ve trusted take responsibility, and that is what’s toxic. Hannah Gadsby

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

Fire false friends as early as possible. Do it before they dig out the dream seeds you’ve planted! The earlier, the better; the quicker, the safer! Israelmore Ayivor

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

You create more space in your life when you turn your excess baggage to garbage. Chinonye J. Chidolue

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

I mean, if the relationship can’t survive the long term, why on earth would it be worth my time and energy for the short term? Nicholas Sparks

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

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

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

I think most people know when they’re in a toxic relationship  it requires an enormous amount of effort to keep it going, and you don’t get what you want from it. Joanna Coles

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

The hardest part of being in an emotionally abusive relationship, it’s actually admitting you’re in one. Anna Akana

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

Not all friends know they have lost you. Joyce Rachell

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

What’s broken is broken and I’d rather remember it as it was than mend it and see the broken places as long as I lived. Margaret Mitchell

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.

An oppressive nature is like inclement weather, surrounding others and crushing them down with its infectious gloom. Stewart Stafford

Letting go means to come to the realization that some people are a part of your history, but not a part of your destiny. Steve Maraboli

It is really exhausting to live in a dictatorship of Me, which is basically a tyranny of others. Stefan Molyneux

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

Cleanliness is a habit that keeps the body, mind, and environment neat, clean, and delightful and free from dirt and toxic things. Amit Ray

As you remove toxic people from your life, you free up space and emotional energy for positive, healthy relationships. John Mark Green

Because at some point you have to realize that some people can stay in your heart but not in your life. Sandi Lynn

You will find that it is necessary to let things go; simply for the reason that they are heavy. So let them go, let go of them. I tie no weights to my ankles. C. JoyBell C.

There is no in between, we all have to touch our own bottom.  Liz Thebart

Letting go doesn’t mean that you don’t care about someone anymore. It’s just realizing that the only person you really have control over is yourself. Deborah Reber

Everybody has bad relationships, and, at the end of the day, they are just a great way to set yourself up for a good relationship. Anne Hathaway

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

There are people who break you down by just being them. They need not do anything. Dissociate. Malebo Sephodi

Poisonous relationships can alter our perception. You can spend many years thinking you’re worthless. But you’re not worthless. You’re underappreciated. Steve Maraboli

Controllers, abusers, and manipulative people don’t question themselves. They don’t ask themselves if the problem is them. They always say the problem is someone else. Darlene Quimet

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