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101 Quotes to Encourage Positivity

I do believe that happiness, peace and positivity are choices  that each of us have to make. I decided to put together 101 quotes to encourage positivity.

101 Quotes to Encourage Positivity

“Act as if it were impossible to fail.”- Dorothy Broude

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

“Find a place inside where there’s joy, and the joy will burn out the pain.”-Joseph Campbell

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

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

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

“Correction does much, but encouragement does more.”-Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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

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

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

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“Trust in dreams, for in them is hidden the gate to eternity.”- Khalil Gibran

“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

“Life has many ways of testing a person’s will, either by having nothing happen at all or by having everything happen all at once.” –Paulo Coelho

“There are two ways of spreading light: to be the candle or the mirror that reflects it.” – Edith Wharton

“With everything that has happened to you, you can either feel sorry for yourself or treat what has happened as a gift. Everything is either an opportunity to grow or an obstacle to keep you from growing. You get to choose.” – Wayne W Dyer

“Believe in yourself! Have faith in your abilities! Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers, you cannot be successful or happy.” – Norman Vincent Peale

“Hate. It has caused a lot of problems in this world but has not solved one yet.” –Maya Angelou

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

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

“Success consists of going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm.” –Winston Churchill

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“If you can dream it, then you can achieve it. You will get all you want in life if you help enough other people get what they want.” – Zig Ziglar

“The only place where your dream becomes impossible is in your own thinking.” –Robert H Schuller

“We don’t see things as they are, we see them as we are.” –Anais Nin

“Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time.” –Thomas Edison

“I may not have gone where I intended to go, but I think I have ended up where I needed to be.” –Douglas Adams

“Learning is a gift. Even when pain is your teacher.” – Maya Watson

“I’ve had a lot of worries in my life, most of which never happened” –Mark Twain

“You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection.” –Buddha

“Hope is a waking dream.” –Aristotle

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“The past has no power over the present moment.” –Eckhart Tolle

“Happiness is an attitude. We either make ourselves miserable, or happy and strong. The amount of work is the same.” –Francesca Reigler

“I do believe we’re all connected. I do believe in positive energy. I do believe in the power of prayer. I do believe in putting good out into the world. And I believe in taking care of each other.” – Harvey Fierstein

“If you want light to come into your life, you need to stand where it is shining.” –Guy Finley

“Today is a new beginning, a chance to turn your failures into achievements & your sorrows into so goods. No room for excuses.” – Joel Brown

“Life is a gift, and it offers us the privilege, opportunity, and responsibility to give something back by becoming more.” –Tony Robbins

“We are all here for some special reason. Stop being a prisoner of your past. Become the architect of your future.” –Robin Sharma

“If you think you can do a thing or think you can’t do a thing, you’re right.” –Henry Ford

“No matter what the situation, remind yourself “I have a choice.” –Deepak Chopra

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“All you can change is yourself, but sometimes that changes everything!” –Gary W Goldstein

“The will to win, the desire to succeed, the urge to reach your full potential… these are the keys that will unlock the door to personal excellence.” –Confucius

“If we’re growing, we’re always going to be out of our comfort zone.” –John C Maxwell

“Take chances, make mistakes. That’s how you grow. Pain nourishes your courage. You have to fail in order to practice being brave.” –Mary Tyler Moore

“I am the greatest, I said that even before I knew I was.” –Muhammad Ali

“We are responsible for what we are, and whatever we wish ourselves to be, we have the power to make ourselves.” –Swami Vivekananda

“The difference between stumbling blocks and stepping stones is how you use them.” –Unknown

“If someone tells you, “You can’t” they really mean, “I can’t.” –Sean Stephenson

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“There is little difference in people, but that little difference makes a big difference. The little difference is attitude. The big difference is whether it is positive or negative.” – Clement Stone

“Whatever you want to do, do it now. There are only so many tomorrows.” –Michael Landon

“When I do good, I feel good. When I do bad, I feel bad. That’s my religion.” –Abraham Lincoln

“The difference in winning and losing is most often…not quitting.” –Walt Disney

“You are never too old to set another goal or dream a new dream.” –S Lewis

“All things are difficult before they are easy.” –Thomas Fuller

“Success is falling nine times and getting up ten.” –Jon Bon Jovi

“Happiness, like unhappiness, is a proactive choice.” –Stephen Covey

“Be soft. Do not let the world make you hard. Do not let pain make you hate. Do not let the bitterness steal your sweetness. Take pride that even though the rest of the world may disagree, you still believe it to be a beautiful place.” –Kurt Vonnegut

“You must make a decision that you are going to move on. It won’t happen automatically. You will have to rise up and say, ‘I don’t care how hard this is, I don’t care how disappointed I am, I’m not going to let this get the best of me. I’m moving on with my life.” –Joel Osteen

“The next time you feel slightly uncomfortable with the pressure in your life, remember no pressure, no diamonds. Pressure is a part of success.” –Eric Thomas

“When the world pushes you to your knees, you’re in the perfect position to pray.” –Rumi

“If you can change your mind, you can change your life.” –William James

“When we are no longer able to change a situation, we are challenged to change ourselves.” –Viktor Frankl

“Happiness often sneaks in through a door you didn’t know you left open.” –John Barrymore

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“The best way to gain self-confidence is to do what you are afraid to do.” –Unknown

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

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

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

“The pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.” Winston Churchill

“You have to learn the rules of the game. And then you have to play better than anyone else.” Albert Einstein

“Think like a queen. A queen is not afraid to fail. Failure is another steppingstone to greatness.” Oprah Winfrey

“A man is but the product of his thoughts; what he thinks, he becomes.” Mahatma Gandhi

“I am an optimist. It does not seem to be much use being anything else.” Winston Churchill

“Attitudes are contagious. Is yours worth catching?”- Author Unknown

“I don’t think of all the misery but of the beauty that still remains.” Anne Frank The Diary of a Young Girl.

“There are always flowers for those who want to see them.” Henri Matisse

“The best thing to give to your enemy is forgiveness; to an opponent, tolerance; to a friend, your heart; to your child, a good example; to a father, deference; to your mother, conduct that will make her proud of you; to yourself, respect; to all men, charity.” Benjamin Franklin

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

“Fear less, hope more; Eat less, chew more; Whine less, breathe more; Talk less, say more; Love more, and all good things will be yours.” Swedish Proverb

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“Work joyfully and peacefully, knowing that right thoughts and right efforts will inevitably bring about right results.” James Allen

“Think positively and masterfully, with confidence and faith, and life becomes more secure, more fraught with action, richer in experience and achievement.” Edward Rickenbacker

“Life is a shipwreck but we must not forget to sing in the lifeboats.” Voltaire

“Success is a state of mind. If you want success, start thinking of yourself as a success.” Dr. Joyce Brothers

“Your circumstances may be uncongenial, but they shall not remain so if you only perceive an ideal and strive to reach it. You cannot travel within and stand still without.” James Allen

“A positive attitude may not solve all your problems, but it will annoy enough people to make it worth the effort.” Herm Albright

“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

“The meeting of two personalities is like the contact of two chemical substances; if there is any reaction, both are transformed.” Carl Gustav Jung

“There is little difference in people, but that little difference makes a big difference. The little difference is attitude. The big difference is whether it is positive or negative.” W. Clement Stone

“These then are my last words to you. Be not afraid of life. Believe that life is worth living and your belief will help create the fact.” William James

“If you don’t think everyday is a good day, just try missing one.” Cavett Robert

“Oh, my friend, it’s not what they take away from you that counts. It’s what you do with what you have left.” Hubert Humphrey

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

“I am not afraid of tomorrow, for I have seen yesterday and I love today.” William Allen White

“People only see what they are prepared to see”-Ralph Waldo Emerson

“I have become my own version of an optimist. If I can’t make it through one door, I’ll go through another door – or I’ll make a door. Something terrific will come no matter how dark the present”–Rabindranath Tagore

“When I hear somebody sigh, “Life is hard,” I am always tempted to ask, “Compared to what?”-Sydney Harris

“When you get into a tight place and everything goes against you, till it seems as though you could not hold on a minute longer, never give up then, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn”-Harriet Beecher Stowe

“If you think about disaster, you will get it. Brood about death and you hasten your demise. Think positively and masterfully, with confidence and faith, and life becomes more secure, more fraught with action, richer in achievement and experience”-Swami Vivekananda

“Every day may not be good, but there’s something good in every day.”-Author Unknown

“Some of the world’s greatest feats were accomplished by people not smart enough to know they were impossible”-Doug Larson

“A loving person lives in a loving world. A hostile person lives in a hostile world. Everyone you meet is your mirror”-Ken Keyes, Jr.

“Two men look out the same prison bars; one sees mud and the other stars”-Frederick Langbridge

“He who limps is still walking”-Stanislaw J. Lec

“Don’t judge each day by the harvest you reap, but by the seeds you plant.”-Robert Louis Stevenson

One Comment

  1. Yvonne Chase Yvonne Chase October 11, 2018

    Great quotes. How long did it take you to put this all together? I’m bookmarking this page for future use. So many stood out to me like this one: “Life has many ways of testing a person’s will, either by having nothing happen at all or by having everything happen all at once.” –Paulo Coelho and this one “He who limps is still walking”-Stanislaw J. Lec

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