100 Quotes On Being Positive: Live Life Happily

October 02, 2020
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Having a positive mental attitude is one of the most talked-about personal development topics over the past decades. It goes without saying that this is for good reason. Research has shown that we are as healthy as our thoughts. If your thoughts are thoughts of negative and less positive, your life can become a manifestation of those thoughts really quick. Research has also shown that about 60% of diseases and dangerous health conditions are often a result of bad thinking and emotional habits such as constant anger, fear, etc.

The Positive mental attitude movement is a great way to live life on how you choose to live and think about it and less of what happens. Life isn’t always friendly, why then would you add more burdens to an already difficult life by thinking only in negatives? I have an extensive article on being positive and its benefits. Enjoy some of my best positivity quotes.

100 Quotes On Being Positive: Live Life Happily

  1. “Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see a shadow.” — Helen Keller
  2. “Positivity always wins…Always.” – Gary Vaynerchuk
  3. “Think big thoughts but relish small pleasures.” – H. Jackson Brown
  4. “A powerful attitude awakens inner strength, energy, motivation, and initiative.” – Remez Sasson
  5. “Keep looking up… that’s the secret of life.” – Charlie Brown
  6. “It doesn’t matter how slow you go, as long as you don’t stop.” – Confucius
  7. “Once you replace negative thoughts with positive ones, you’ll start having positive results.” — Willie Nelson
  8. “Change your thoughts and you change your world.” – Norman Vincent Peale
  9. “The first step is you have to say that you can.” – Will Smith
  10. “Choose to be optimistic, it feels better.” – Dalai Lama
  11. “You can, you should, and if you’re brave enough to start, you will.” – Stephen King
  12. “Even though you’re fed up, you gotta keep your head up.” – Tupac Shakur
  13. “Once you choose hope, anything’s possible.” – Christopher Reeve
  14. “Write it on your heart that every day is the best day in the year.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson
  15. “Yesterday is not ours to recover, but tomorrow is ours to win or lose.” — Lyndon B. Johnson
  16. “The best way to predict the future is to create it.” – Abraham Lincoln
  17. “Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other one thing.” – Abraham Lincoln
  18. “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
  19. “That which doesn’t kill us makes us stronger.” – Friedrich Nietzsche
  20. “The best is yet to be.” – Robert Browning
  21. “Always turn a negative situation into a positive situation.” – Michael Jordan
  22. “In order to carry a positive action we must develop here a positive vision.” — Dalai Lama
  23. “I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed.” – Michael Jordan
  24. “We can change our lives. We can do, have, and be exactly what we wish.” – Tony Robbins
  25. “It makes a big difference in your life when you stay positive.” – Ellen DeGeneres
  26. “Good thoughts and actions can never produce bad results; bad thoughts and actions can never produce good results…We understand this law in the natural world, and work with it; but few understand it in the mental and moral world – although its operation there is just as simple and undeviating – and they, therefore, do not cooperate with it.” – James Allen
  27. “The positive thinker sees the invisible, feels the intangible, and achieves the impossible.” – Winston Churchill
  28. “A problem is a chance for you to do your best.” – Duke Ellington
  29. “The pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity. The optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.” – Winston Churchill
  30. “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
  31. “The most important thing is to look ahead. The past is your anchor.” – Maxime Lagacé
  32. “Dwell on the beauty of life. Watch the stars, and see yourself running with them.” – Marcus Aurelius
  33. “Don’t be pushed around by the fears in your mind. Be led by the dreams in your heart.” – Roy T. Bennett
  34. “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
  35. “Positive anything is better than negative nothing.” – Elbert Hubbard
  36. “Positive thinking will let you do everything better than negative thinking will.” — Zig Ziglar
  37. “Believe you can and you’re halfway there.” – Theodore Roosevelt
  38. “Problems are not stop signs, they are guidelines.” – Robert Schuller
  39. “The only place where your dreams become impossible is in your own thinking,” – Robert H Shuller
  40. “The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.” – Eleanor Roosevelt
  41. “I am thankful to all who said no to me. It is because of them that I’m doing it myself.” – Albert Einstein
  42. “If you don’t like something change it. If you can’t change it, change your attitude about it. Don’t complain.” – Maya Angelou
  43. “Pessimism leads to weakness, optimism to power.” — William James
  44. “Try to be a rainbow in someone’s cloud.” – Maya Angelou
  45. “Believe that life is worth living and your belief will help create the fact.” – William James
  46. “Fall seven times and stand up eight.” – Anonymous
  47. “Be thankful for what you have; you’ll end up having more.” – Oprah Winfrey
  48. “If opportunity doesn’t knock, build a door.” – Milton Berle
  49. “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
  50. “Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time.” – Thomas Edison
  51. “Miracles happen to those who believe in them.” – Bernhard Berenson
  52. “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
  53. “With the new day comes new strength and new thoughts.” – Eleanor Roosevelt
  54. “Beliefs that are good promote your potential and enhance your unique special qualities.” – Deborah Day
  55. “Victory is in having done your best. If you’ve done your best, you’ve won.” – Billy Bowerman
  56. “The thing that lies at the foundation of positive change, the way I see it, is service to a fellow human being.” — Lee lacocca
  57. “Wherever you are, and whatever you do, be in love.” – Rumi
  58. “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
  59. “Believe deep down in your heart that you’re destined to do great things.” – Joe Paterno
  60. “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
  61. “It’s a funny thing about life, once you begin to take note of the things you are grateful for, you begin to lose sight of the things that you lack.” – Germany Kent
  62. “In the end, everything will be okay. If it’s not okay, it’s not yet the end.” – Fernando Sabino
  63. “In every day, there are 1,440 minutes. That means we have 1,440 daily opportunities to make a positive impact.” — Les Brown
  64. “Mix a little foolishness with your serious plans. It is lovely to be silly at the right moment.” – Horace
  65. “The greatest discovery of all time is that a person can change his future by merely changing his attitude.” – Oprah Winfrey
  66. “One small positive thought can change your whole day.” – Zig Ziglar
  67. “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
  68. “Joy is not in things; it is in us.” – Richard Wagner
  69. “Happiness is a quality of the soul…not a function of one’s material circumstances.” – Aristotle
  70. “One person can make a difference, and everyone should try.” – John F. Kennedy
  71. “I’m a very positive thinker, and I think that is what helps me the most in difficult moments.” — Roger Federer
  72. “How high you fly is derived from how big you think.” – Robin Sharma
  73. “Impossible is just an opinion, don’t buy it.” – Robin Sharma
  74. “Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference.” – Winston Churchill
  75. “Being sexy is all about attitude, not body type. It’s a state of mind.” – Amisha Patel
  76. “Optimism is a happiness magnet. If you stay positive, good things and good people will be drawn to you.” – Mary Lou Retton
  77. “Optimism is the most important human trait because it allows us to evolve our ideas, to improve our situation, and to hope for a better tomorrow.” – Seth Godin
  78. “Wherever you go, no matter what the weather, always bring your own sunshine.” – Anthony J. D’Angelo
  79. “Perpetual optimism is a force multiplier.” — Colin Powell
  80. “Live as if your prayers are to be answered.” – Unknown
  81. “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
  82. “Be the light in the dark, be the calm in the storm and be at peace while at war.” – Mike Dolan
  83. “A problem is a chance for you to do your best.” – Duke Ellington
  84. “I ask not for a lighter burden, but for broader shoulders.” – Jewish proverb
  85. “Surround yourself with the dreamers, and the doers, the believers, and thinkers, but most of all, surround yourself with those who see the greatness within you, even when you don’t see it yourself.” – Edmund Lee
  86. “Arise, awake and stop not till the goal is reached.” – Swami Vivekananda
  87. “Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference.” — Winston Churchill
  88. “There are far, far better things ahead than anything we leave behind.” – C. S. Lewis
  89. “Do not be misled: Bad company corrupts good character.” – 1 Corinthians 15:33, NIV
  90. “Life has no limitations, except the ones you make.” – Les Brown
  91. “The most important thing you will ever wear is your attitude.” – Jeff Moore
  92. “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
  93. “It’s most important that you surround yourself with positivity always, and have it in your mind at all times.” – Tyler Perry
  94. “The less you respond to negative people, the more positive your life will become.” – Paulo Coelho
  95. “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
  96. “We must embrace pain and burn it as fuel for our journey.” – Kenji Miyazawa
  97. “Don’t hang with negative people. They will pull you down with them. Instead, invite them into your light and together you will both shine strong.” – L.F. Young
  98. “Little minds are tamed and subdued by misfortune, but great minds rise above them.” – Washington Irving
  99. “An attitude of positive expectation is the mark of the superior personality” – Brian Tracy
  100. “I have decided to be happy because it’s good for my health.” – Voltaire

Living a positive life isn’t much of what you go through but how well you make the best of each situation you’ve been given. There are people who have made bad out of good and others have made good out of bad. What is your excuse? Quit living under excuses and exude an attitude of power. Live with an attitude of positivity.

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By Enoch W. Kabange

My name is Enoch Weguri Kabange, I am the CEO & Founder of WordInspired Media. I am a dream chaser who has gained a wealth of knowledge in entrepreneurship and personal development over the past years through self-education. My mission is to inspire millions of people to become entrepreneurs by motivating them to their greatness that resides within them.

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