Top 181 Positive Quotes And Positive Thinking Sayings

Positive thinking is about viewing the world in a positive light. It is about having a strong faith in oneself, believing that everything will be okay and that it will all work out. Positive thinking can be seen as an antidote to negative thoughts that often creep up on us when we are feeling down.

When you think positively, you have a much better chance of achieving your goals.

Norman Vincent Peale, in his book “The Power Of Positive Thinking,” says, “You will live a better life if you think better thoughts.” He believes that if you have high expectations and trust God, positive thinking will help you live a successful and fulfilling life.

Positive thinking starts with an underlying belief in yourself and the power to make things happen. You can’t expect to have positive thoughts if you don’t believe in yourself or your abilities, but it’s possible to achieve anything!

These 181 positive thinking quotes will motivate you to see the bright side in it all

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“Arise, awake and stop not till the goal is reached.” ― Swami Vivekananda

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

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“Optimism is a happiness magnet. If you stay positive, good things and good people will be drawn to you.” – Mary Lou Retton

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

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“I ask not for a lighter burden, but for broader shoulders.” ― Jewish proverb

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

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“Joy is not in things; it is in us.” ― Richard Wagner

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“Believe you can and you’re halfway there.” – Theodore Roosevelt

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“Be the reason someone smiles. Be the reason someone feels loved and believes in the goodness in people.” – Roy T. Bennett

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“I have to think of the positive; that’s how I cope.” – Ingrid Newkirk

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“When it rains, it pours? but soon, the sun shines again. Stay positive. Better days are on their way.”

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

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“Positivity always wins…Always. ― Gary Vaynerchuk

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

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“Live as if your prayers are to be answered.” ― Unknown

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“Be the light in the dark, be the calm in the storm and be at peace while at war.” ― Mike Dolan

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“Live life to the fullest, and focus on the positive.” – Matt Cameron

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“The best is yet to be.” ― Robert Browning

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“The most important thing is to look ahead. The past is your anchor.” ― Maxime Lagacé

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

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

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“The best way to predict the future is to create it.” ― Abraham Lincoln

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“Luck is a dividend of sweat. The more you sweat, the luckier you get.” – Ray Kroc

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

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“Positive anything is better than negative nothing.” ― Elbert Hubbard

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“I am thankful to all who said no to me. It is because of them that I’m doing it myself.” ― Albert Einstein

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“Problems are not stop signs, they are guidelines.” ― Robert Schuller

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

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“Mix a little foolishness with your serious plans. It is lovely to be silly at the right moment.” ― Horace

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“How high you fly is derived from how big you think.” ― Robin Sharma

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“You may find the worst enemy or best friend in yourself.” – English Proverb

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“More smiling, less worrying. More compassion, less judgment. More blessed, less stressed. More love, less hate.” – Roy T. Bennett

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“Start each day with a positive thought and a grateful heart.” – Roy T. Bennett

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

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“It makes a big difference in your life when you stay positive.” – Ellen DeGeneres

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“Life is about accepting the challenges along the way, choosing to keep moving forward, and savoring the journey.” – Roy T. Bennett

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“I’m a positive person, and I try to look at the good side of everything.” – Leona Lewis

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

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

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“The positivity in our life is a function of our thinking. So think positive, stay positive!”

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

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“Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference.” ― Winston Churchill

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“One person can make a difference, and everyone should try.” ― John F. Kennedy

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“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

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

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“Be mindful. Be grateful. Be positive. Be true. Be kind.” – Roy T. Bennett

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“Life has no limitations, except the ones you make.” ― Les Brown

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“Victory is in having done your best. If you’ve done your best, you’ve won. ― Billy Bowerman

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“Joy is not in things; it is in us.” ― Richard Wagner

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“Wherever you are, and whatever you do, be in love.” ― Rumi

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“Surround yourself with positive people and situations, and avoid negativity.” – Doreen Virtue

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“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

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“When the negative thoughts come – and they will; they come to all of us – it’s not enough to just not dwell on it… You’ve got to replace it with a positive thought.” – Joel Osteen

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

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“With the new day comes new strength and new thoughts.” ― Eleanor Roosevelt

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“Believe deep down in your heart that you’re destined to do great things.” ― Joe Paterno

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“Be thankful for what you have; you’ll end up having more.” ― Oprah Winfrey

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

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

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“Miracles happen to those who believe in them.” ― Bernhard Berenson

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“Take your mind off the problems for a moment, and focus on the positive possibilities. Consider how very much you are able to do.” – Ralph Marston

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“Each day, I come in with a positive attitude, trying to get better.” – Stefon Diggs

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

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“Never stop dreaming, never stop believing, never give up, never stop trying, and never stop learning.” – Roy T. Bennett

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

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“In the end, everything will be okay. If it’s not okay, it’s not yet the end.” ― Fernando Sabino

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“Natural ability is important, but you can go far without it if you have the focus, drive, desire and positive attitude.” – Kirsten Sweetland

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“Instead of hating, I have chosen to forgive and spend all of my positive energy on changing the world.” – Camryn Manheim

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“I think if you just look at life in a positive way, positive things will happen.” – Jake Owen

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“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

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“Having a positive mental attitude is asking how something can be done rather than saying it can’t be done.” – Bo Bennett

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“When you take control of your attitude, you take control of your life.” – Roy T. Bennett

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“I’m taking all the negatives in my life, and turning them into a positive.” – Pitbull

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“Positive anything is better than negative nothing.” – Elbert Hubbard

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“I think working hard at anything when you’re young and getting positive results, it’s always an incredible feeling to see that.” – Jessica Springsteen

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“It takes sunshine and rain to make a rainbow. There would be no rainbows without sunshine and rain.” – Roy T. Bennett

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“I basically have a very positive philosophy of life, because I don’t feel I have anything to lose. Most things are going to turn out okay.” – Hal Ashby

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“Work hard, stay positive, and get up early. It’s the best part of the day.” – George Allen, Sr.

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“Positive thinking will let you use the ability which you have, and that is awesome.” – Zig Ziglar

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“A positive attitude causes a chain reaction of positive thoughts, events and outcomes. It is a catalyst and it sparks extraordinary results.” – Wade Boggs

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“Your smile will give you a positive countenance that will make people feel comfortable around you.” – Les Brown

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“Nothing makes a person happier than having a happy heart.” – Roy T. Bennett

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

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“When you are enthusiastic about what you do, you feel this positive energy. It’s very simple.” – Paulo Coelho

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“A positive attitude is something everyone can work on, and everyone can learn how to employ it.” – Joan Lunden

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“I believe in karma, and I believe if you put out positive vibes to everybody, that’s all you’re going to get back.” – Kesha

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

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“A lot of times people look at the negative side of what they feel they can’t do. I always look on the positive side of what I can do.” – Chuck Norris

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“Positive culture comes from being mindful, and respecting your coworkers, and being empathetic.” – Biz Stone

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“My optimism wears heavy boots and is loud.” – Henry Rollins

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“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

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

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“Having the positive belief “Having the positive belief that it will all be O.K. just means that you hustle and make it work because failure is not even an option in your own mind.” – Natalie Massenet

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“You can do everything you can to try to stop bad things from happening to you, but eventually things will happen, so the best prevention is a positive attitude.” – Marie Osmond

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“I’m a big cockeyed optimist. I try to accentuate the positive as opposed to the negative.” – Betty White

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“Love yourself. It is important to stay positive because beauty comes from the inside out.” – Jenn Proskeulo Coelho

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“We all go through sad times, but I was brought up to be positive.” – Jess Glynne

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

“Look up, laugh loud, talk big, keep the color in your cheek and the fire in your eye, adorn your person, maintain your health, your beauty and your animal spirits.” – William Hazlitt

“Say and do something positive that will help the situation; it doesn’t take any brains to complain.” – Robert A. Cook

“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

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

“Anything that’s not positive, I don’t have the energy to focus on it. Anything that’s not going in the right direction, I don’t have the time or the energy.” – DMX

“Change may not always bring growth, but there is no growth without change.” – Roy T. Bennett

“Either you run the day, or the day runs you.” – Jim Rohn

“Winners make a habit of manufacturing their own positive expectations in advance of the event.” – Brian Tracy

“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

“I’ve always been able to transform happiness and pain and sorrow and tears into positive energy.” – Thalia

“Live each day as if your life had just begun.” – Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

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

“I love everybody. One of the great things about me is that I have a very positive attitude.” – Imelda Marcos

“Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference.” – Winston Churchill

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

“People like to be around those who give off positive energy.” – Erin Heatherton

“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

“Always turn a negative situation into a positive situation.” – Michael Jordan

“I have never, ever focused on the negative of things. I always look at the positive.” – Sonia Sotomayor

“Don’t worry about failures, worry about the chances you miss when you don’t even try.” – Jack Canfield

“When you come off something really disappointing, you want to come back and kind of regroup and get involved in something positive right away.” – Andy Roddick

“The worst times can be the best if you think with positive energy.” – Domenico Dolce

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

“Focus on your strengths, not your weaknesses. Focus on your character, not your reputation. Focus on your blessings, not your misfortunes.” – Roy T. Bennett

“I truly believe in positive synergy, that your positive mindset gives you a more hopeful outlook, and belief that you can do something great means you will do something great.” – Russell Wilson

“Adopting the right attitude can convert a negative stress into a positive one.” – Hans Selye

“Love yourself. It is important to stay positive because beauty comes from the inside out.” – Jenn Proske

“Always find opportunities to make someone smile, and to offer random acts of kindness in everyday life.” – Roy T. Bennett

“I am a positive person. I never think of the glass as half empty. I just keep pushing forward.” – Rosie Perez

“Be thankful for everything that happens in your life; it’s all an experience.” – Roy T. Bennett

“You have to be positive, and I’m not just talking about athletics, this also applies to life.” – Sheryl Swoopes

“Life becomes easier and more beautiful when we can see the good in other people.” – Roy T. Bennett

“God never ends anything on a negative; God always ends on a positive.” – Edwin Louis Cole

“Enjoy every step you take. If you’re curious, there is always something new to be discovered in the backdrop of your daily life.” – Roy T. Bennett

“I’m a very positive person. My grandmother taught me that happiness is both a skill and a decision, and you are responsible for the outcome.” – Helen McCrory

“Anything negative that happens to you in life can be turned into a positive as far as acting is concerned. You can draw on your experiences – it’s far better than any research.” – Kierston Wareing

“When you go through a negative situation, don’t think about it. Make it positive.” – Yoko Ono

“Positive energy knows no boundaries. If everyone were to spread positive energy on the Internet, the world would be a much better place.” – Lu Wei

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

“It’s amazing. Life changes very quickly, in a very positive way, if you let it.” – Lindsey Vonn

“Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Be positive and laugh at everything.” – Alexandra Roach

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

“Adopting a really positive attitude can work wonders to adding years to your life, a spring to your step, a sparkle to your eye, and all of that.” – Christie Brinkley

“I had to develop the mentality and stay positive about making my comeback.” – Alonzo Mourning

“Each day brings new opportunities, allowing you to constantly live with love – be there for others – bring a little light into someone’s day. Be grateful and live each day to the fullest.” – Roy T. Bennett

“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

“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

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

“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

“Don’t waste your time in anger, regrets, worries, and grudges. Life is too short to be unhappy.” – Roy T. Bennett

“When you think positive, good things happen.” – Matt Kemp

“Instead of worrying about what you cannot control, shift your energy to what you can create.” – Roy T. Bennett

“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

“The person who can bring the spirit of laughter into a room is indeed blessed.” – Bennett Cerf

“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

“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

“There is no royal road to anything. One thing at a time, all things in succession. That which grows fast, withers as rapidly. That which grows slowly, endures.” – Josiah Gilbert Holland

“If you have a dream, don’t just sit there. Gather courage to believe that you can succeed and leave no stone unturned to make it a reality.” – Roopleen

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

“I work so hard to make that sure I’m successful. If you’re positive and really excited and enthusiastic about what you’re doing, it’s going to happen, and it’s going to happen big time.” – Shawn Mendes

“A strong, positive self-image is the best possible preparation for success.” – Joyce Brothers

“A positive attitude can really make dreams come true – it did for me.” – David Bailey

“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’m a really, really optimistic and really, really positive person. My main thing is, ‘Enjoy life. Celebrate life.” – Luke Bryan

“Commitment, belief and positive attitude are all important if you’re going to be a success, whether you’re in sports, in business or, as in my case, anthropology.” – Donald Johanson

“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

“It’s a wonderful thing to be optimistic. It keeps you healthy and it keeps you resilient.” – Daniel Kahneman

“For me, life is about being positive and hopeful, choosing to be joyful, choosing to be encouraging, choosing to be empowering.” – Billy Porter

“Discipline your mind to think positively. Discipline your mind to see the good in every situation and look on the best side of every event.” – Roy T. Bennett

“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

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

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

“You can’t live a positive life with a negative mind and if you have a positive outcome you have a positive income and just to have more positivity and just to kind of laugh it off.” – Miley Cyrus

“I try to make the good days great and take something positive from the days I’m not feeling good – work on technique or something like that.” – Katie Ledecky

“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

“If you absolutely can’t stay positive, don’t go negative, just cruise neutral for a while until you can get back up.” – Terri Guillemets

“Life is 10% what happens to us and 90% how we react to it.” -Dennis P. Kimbro

“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

“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

“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

“Pessimism leads to weakness, optimism to power.” – William James

“The real opportunity for success lies within the person and not in the job.” – Zig Ziglar

“And I have to work so hard at talking positively to myself. If I don’t, it’s just real hard to get through the day, and I’ll get really down, and just want to cry. My whole body language changes. I get more slumped over.” – Delta Burke

“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

“Surround yourself with positive people who believe in your dreams. Distance yourself from negative people who try to lower your motivation and decrease your ambition. Create space for positive people to come into your life. Surround yourself with positive people who believe in your dreams, encourage your ideas, support your ambitions, and bring out the best in you.” – Roy T. Bennett

“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

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