Top 100 Positive Inspirational Quotes

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Top positive inspirational quotes

The gift of fantasy has meant more to me than my talent for absorbing positive knowledge.

— Albert Einstein

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

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

If you’re not making mistakes, then you’re not doing anything. I’m positive that a doer makes mistakes.

— John Wooden

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

Always turn a negative situation into a positive situation.

— Michael Jordan

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

— Dalai Lama

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

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

Like success, failure is many things to many people. With Positive Mental Attitude, failure is a learning experience, a rung on the ladder, a plateau at which to get your thoughts in order and prepare to try again.

— W. Clement Stone

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

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

Positive anything is better than negative nothing.

— Elbert Hubbard

I believe in Karma. If the good is sown, the good is collected. When positive things are made, that returns well.

— Yannick Noah

You learn far more from negative leadership than from positive leadership. Because you learn how not to do it. And, therefore, you learn how to do it.

— Norman Schwarzkopf

But I have found that in the simple act of living with hope, and in the daily effort to have a positive impact in the world, the days I do have are made all the more meaningful and precious. And for that I am grateful.

— Elizabeth Edwards

People deal too much with the negative, with what is wrong. Why not try and see positive things, to just touch those things and make them bloom?

— Nhat Hanh

Positive feelings come from being honest about yourself and accepting your personality, and physical characteristics, warts and all and, from belonging to a family that accepts you without question.

— Willard Scott

There is little difference in people, but that little difference makes a big difference. That little difference is attitude. The big difference is whether it is positive or negative.

— Robert Collier

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

Winners make a habit of manufacturing their own positive expectations in advance of the event.

— Brian Tracy

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

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

You must not under any pretense allow your mind to dwell on any thought that is not positive, constructive, optimistic, kind.

— Emmet Fox

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

— Paulo Coelho

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

— Ted Nugent

Your smile will give you a positive countenance that will make people feel comfortable around you.

— Les Brown

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

— James A. Baldwin

If you are given a chance to be a role model, I think you should always take it because you can influence a person’s life in a positive light, and that’s what I want to do. That’s what it’s all about.

— Tiger Woods

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

— Joyce Brothers

Work hard, stay positive, and get up early. It’s the best part of the day.

— George Allen, Sr.

I think a lot of times we don’t pay enough attention to people with a positive attitude because we assume they are naive or stupid or unschooled.

— Amy Adams

I feel that sin and evil are the negative part of you, and I think it’s like a battery: you’ve got to have the negative and the positive in order to be a complete person.

— Dolly Parton

That’s my gift. I let that negativity roll off me like water off a duck’s back. If it’s not positive, I didn’t hear it. If you can overcome that, fights are easy.

— George Foreman

I’m looking forward to influencing others in a positive way. My message is you can do anything if you just put your mind to it.

— Justin Bieber

Chaotic people often have chaotic lives, and I think they create that. But if you try and have an inner peace and a positive attitude, I think you attract that.

— Imelda Staunton

Satisfaction consists in freedom from pain, which is the positive element of life.

— Arthur Schopenhauer

The most positive men are the most credulous.

— Alexander Pope

God never ends anything on a negative God always ends on a positive.

— Edwin Louis Cole

Look at people for an example, but then make sure to do things your way. Surround yourself with positive people.

— Queen Latifah

You have to listen to the people who have a negative opinion as well as those who have positive opinion. Just to make sure that you are blending all these opinions in your mind before a decision is made.

— Carlos Ghosn

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

— Lee Iacocca

I was blessed with certain gifts and talents and God gave them to me to be the best person I can be and to have a positive impact on other people.

— Bryan Clay

Talking is always positive. That’s why I talk too much.

— Louis C. K.

Where men of judgment creep and feel their way, The positive pronounce without dismay.

— William Cowper

Delete the negative accentuate the positive!

— Donna Karan

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

— Camryn Manheim

Sometimes the most positive thing you can be in a boring society is absolutely negative.

— Johnny Rotten

So there was a fire inside me. And that fire inside you, it can be turned into a negative form or a positive form. And I gradually realised that I had this fire and that it had to be used in a positive way.

— John Newcombe

So long as you’ve got your friends about you, and a good positive attitude, you don’t really have to care what everyone else thinks.

— Gail Porter

The way positive reinforcement is carried out is more important than the amount.

— B. F. Skinner

The learner always begins by finding fault, but the scholar sees the positive merit in everything.

— Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel

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

— Pitbull

A year or so ago I went through all the people in my life and asked myself: does this person inspire me, genuinely love me and support me unconditionally? I wanted nothing but positive influences in my life.

— Mena Suvari

I was determined to share my positive approach and not let diabetes stand in the way of enjoying my life.

— Paula Deen

You shall always find what you created in your mind, for instance, a benevolent God or an evil Devil. Between them are countless facets. Therefore, concentrate on the depth of your consciousness and on what you consider to be positive and good.

— Hans Bender

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

— Nadia Comaneci

I’m totally into new age and self-help books. I used to work in a bookstore and that’s the section they gave me, and I got way into it. I just loved the power of positive thinking, letting yourself go.

— Jason Mraz

I don’t want to waste anyone’s time or money. I want to give people some truth and positive heart lift.

— Mos Def

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 it’s great stuff, the people who consume it are nourished. It’s a positive force.

— Manuel Puig

Some people never contribute anything positive to society, they may even drain our resources, but most of us try to do something better, to give back.

— Martin Yan

Fortune cookies are a good idea. If the message is positive, it can make your day a little better.

— Yao Ming

Having achieved my own dreams, I want to give to kids who are less fortunate, who struggle with everyday obstacles. I want to give them something positive in their lives: support.

— Kristi Yamaguchi

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

— Brian Koslow

I really struggle with that feeling of helplessness. That’s why I really try to get my blogs, and even myself, to point to the positive and look at all the inspiring things that are happening.

— Daryl Hannah

First of all, I try to be a positive role model.

— Bruce Jenner

I hope to make a positive, productive contribution, as cheesy as that may sound.

— Chelsea Clinton

Perhaps one of the only positive pieces of advice that I was ever given was that supplied by an old courtier who observed: Only two rules really count. Never miss an opportunity to relieve yourself never miss a chance to sit down and rest your feet.

— King Edward VIII

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

— Joel Osteen

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

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

Success or failure depends more upon attitude than upon capacity successful men act as though they have accomplished or are enjoying something. Soon it becomes a reality. Act, look, feel successful, conduct yourself accordingly, and you will be amazed at the positive results.

— William James

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

— Wade Boggs

In times of great stress or adversity, it’s always best to keep busy, to plow your anger and your energy into something positive.

— Lee Iacocca

Frustration, although quite painful at times, is a very positive and essential part of success.

— Bo Bennett

You can make positive deposits in your own economy every day by reading and listening to powerful, positive, life-changing content and by associating with encouraging and hope-building people.

— Zig Ziglar

I hope the millions of people I’ve touched have the optimism and desire to share their goals and hard work and persevere with a positive attitude.

— Michael Jordan

Most of the luxuries and many of the so-called comforts of life are not only not indispensable, but positive hindrances to the elevation of mankind.

— Henry David Thoreau

And we can see the positive impacts right here at Solyndra. Less than a year ago, we were standing on what was an empty lot.But through the Recovery Act, this company received a loan to expand its operations. This new factory is the result of those loans.

— Barack Obama

A lot of the problems I had with fame I was bringing on myself. A lot of self-loathing, a lot of woe-is-me. Now I’m learning to see the positive side of things, instead of, like, ‘I can’t go to Kmart. I can’t take my kids to the haunted house.’

— Eminem

Adopting the right attitude can convert a negative stress into a positive one.

— Hans Selye

I like to think my dad was easygoing and kind, and I think some of those things have been passed down. I am like him in a sense of being positive and hopeful. He was compassionate, and I’ve got a lot of that in me as well.

— Joel Osteen

Conservatism has had from its inception vigorously positive, intellectually rigorous agenda and thinking. That agenda should have in my three pillars: strengthen the economy, strengthen our security, and strengthen our families.

— Mitt Romney

Every positive value has its price in negative terms… the genius of Einstein leads to Hiroshima.

— Pablo Picasso

A strong positive mental attitude will create more miracles than any wonder drug.

— Patricia Neal

I’m not sure what the future holds but I do know that I’m going to be positive and not wake up feeling desperate. As my dad said ‘Nic, it is what it is, it’s not what it should have been, not what it could have been, it is what it is.’

— Nicole Kidman

We don’t have enough support for maternal leave and the kinds of things that some of the European countries do. So we still make it hard on women to go into the work force and feel that they can be good at work but then doing the most important job, which is raising your children in a responsible and positive way.

— Hillary Clinton

There is a sense that things, if you keep positive and optimistic about what can be done, do work out.

— Hillary Clinton

So I had to be careful. I recognized the responsibility that, whether I liked it or not, I had to accept whatever the obligation was. That was to behave in a manner, to carry myself in such a professional way, as if there ever is a reflection, it’s a positive one.

— Sidney Poitier

Art is not a study of positive reality, it is the seeking for ideal truth.

— John Ruskin

Having a positive mental attitude is asking how something can be done rather than saying it can’t be done.

— Bo Bennett

A positive attitude is not going to save you. What it’s going to do is, everyday, between now and the day you die, whether that’s a short time from now or a long time from now, that every day, you’re going to actually live.

— Elizabeth Edwards

At the end of the day, the most overwhelming key to a child’s success is the positive involvement of parents.

— Jane D. Hull

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

Black Consciousness is an attitude of the mind and a way of life, the most positive call to emanate from the black world for a long time.

— Steven Biko

To be positive is to be mistaken at the top of one’s voice.

— Ambrose Bierce

I realized that if my thoughts immediately affect my body, I should be careful about what I think. Now if I get angry, I ask myself why I feel that way. If I can find the source of my anger, I can turn that negative energy into something positive.

— Yoko Ono

Positive, adj.: Mistaken at the top of one’s voice.

— Ambrose Bierce

Foods high in bad fats, sugar and chemicals are directly linked to many negative emotions, whereas whole, natural foods rich in nutrients – foods such as fruits, vegetables, grains and legumes – contribute to greater energy and positive emotions.

— Marilu Henner

Men are liars. We’ll lie about lying if we have to. I’m an algebra liar. I figure two good lies make a positive.

— Tim Allen

When it comes to developing character strength, inner security and unique personal and interpersonal talents and skills in a child, no institution can or ever will compare with, or effectively substitute for, the home’s potential for positive influence.

— Stephen Covey

Question: Why are we Masters of our Fate, the captains of our souls? Because we have the power to control our thoughts, our attitudes. That is why many people live in the withering negative world. That is why many people live in the Positive Faith world.

— Alfred A. Montapert

But reason always cuts a poor figure beside sentiment the one being essentially restricted, like everything that is positive, while the other is infinite.

— Honore de Balzac

We succeed in enterprises which demand the positive qualities we possess, but we excel in those which can also make use of our defects.

— Alexis de Tocqueville

Positive rights are the right to shelter, the right to education, the right to health care, the right to a living wage. These things are – these are, I would call them, more properly, political rights rather than positive rights. And they are extremely tricky, because now we are dealing with things that are zero sum.

— P. J. O’Rourke

You don’t want to love – your eternal and abnormal craving is to be loved. You aren’t positive, you’re negative. You absorb, absorb, as if you must fill yourself up with love, because you’ve got a shortage somewhere.

— David Herbert Lawrence

A positive attitude can really make dreams come true – it did for me.

— David Bailey

And to me, fame is not a positive thing. The idea of being famous is a lot better than the reality. It’s fantastic when you go to premieres and people cheer you, but it’s not real. And it’s totally not my approach to get my name on a club door just because I can.

— Tom Felton

Don’t let people disrespect you. My mom says don’t open the door to the devil. Surround yourself with positive people.

— Cuba Gooding, Jr.

I like to encourage people to realize that any action is a good action if it’s proactive and there is positive intent behind it.

— Michael J. Fox

For to be poised against fatality, to meet adverse conditions gracefully, is more than simple endurance it is an act of aggression, a positive triumph.

— Thomas Mann

People who talk about revolution and class struggle without referring explicitly to everyday life, without understanding what is subversive about love and what is positive in the refusal of constraints, such people have a corpse in their mouth.

— Raoul Vaneigem

For most Americans, Friday afternoons are filled with positive anticipation of the weekend. In Washington, it’s where government officials dump stories they want to bury. Good news gets dropped on Monday so bureaucrats can talk about it all week.

— John Sununu

I do not expect the white media to create positive black male images.

— Huey Newton

To delight in war is a merit in the soldier, a dangerous quality in the captain, and a positive crime in the statesman.

— George Santayana

You should also appreciate the goodness around you, and surround yourself with positive people.

— Nadia Comaneci

I never appreciated ‘positive heroes’ in literature. They are almost always cliches, copies of copies, until the model is exhausted. I prefer perplexity, doubt, uncertainty, not just because it provides a more ‘productive’ literary raw material, but because that is the way we humans really are.

— Jose Saramago

Christians were instructed to serve others, and the thanksgiving was for the grace of God and the fact that God offered a way for man to return to a positive relationship with Him.

— John Clayton

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

— Robert A. Cook

Even when bad things happen you have to try to use those bad things in a positive manner and really just take the positive out of it.

— Natalie du Toit

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

— Lech Walesa

When families are strong and stable, so are children – showing higher levels of wellbeing and more positive outcomes. But when things go wrong – either through family breakdown or a damaged parental relationship – the impact on a child’s later life can be devastating.

— Iain Duncan Smith

Well, you know, a lot of people look at the negative things, the things that they did wrong and – which I do. But I like to stress on the things I did right, because there are certain things that I like to look at from a positive standpoint that are just positive reinforcement.

— Tiger Woods

In high school, in sport, I had a coach who told me I was much better than I thought I was, and would make me do more in a positive sense. He was the first person who taught me not to be afraid of failure.

— Mike Krzyzewski

Really you just gotta keep chugging along and keep a positive attitude and get through all the problems. You gotta face them, otherwise you don’t get through.

— Lesley Gore

Suffering is the positive element in this world, indeed it is the only link between this world and the positive.

— Franz Kafka

Getting sober just exploded my life. Now I have a much clearer sense of myself and what I can and can’t do. I am more successful than I have ever been. I feel very positive where I never did before, and I think that’s all a direct result of getting sober.

— Jamie Lee Curtis

Injustice, poverty, slavery, ignorance – these may be cured by reform or revolution. But men do not live only by fighting evils. They live by positive goals, individual and collective, a vast variety of them, seldom predictable, at times incompatible.

— Isaiah Berlin

The internet could be a very positive step towards education, organisation and participation in a meaningful society.

— Noam Chomsky

There’s a fine line between stubbornness and the positive side of that, which is dogged determination.

— Jeb Bush

Live life to the fullest, and focus on the positive.

— Matt Cameron

I’ve had to deal with all different types of situations – positive and negative and extremes of both.

— Shia LaBeouf

Listening is a positive act: you have to put yourself out to do it.

— David Hockney

‘Do What You Gotta Do’ is a positive, inspirational song that says no matter what it is whether you’re up against challenges or trying to get your dreams and aspirations met, you should do what whatever you have to do shy of killing yourself or someone else.

— Angie Stone

I think anytime you can affect people in general, in a positive way, then you’re a lucky individual.

— Sam Elliott

When people ask me about my story, I just go through the positive stuff: the tent-pole moments, the big landmark checkpoints.

— Shia LaBeouf

I hate banks. They do nothing positive for anybody except take care of themselves. They’re first in with their fees and first out when there’s trouble.

— Earl Warren

We should be the pro-legal immigration party. A party that has a positive platform and agenda on how we can create a legal immigration system that works for immigrants and works for America.

— Marco Rubio

I’ve been singing for six years. I’ve been in and out of the studios with top producers, but it wasn’t something I was ready to express to the public or to the press. I wasn’t ready to come out. I wanted to perfect my voice and be 100 percent positive that I could come out right.

— Tyra Banks

Kant introduced the concept of the negative into philosophy. Would it not also be worthwhile to try to introduce the concept of the positive into philosophy?

— Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel

I love everybody. One of the great things about me is that I have a very positive attitude.

— Imelda Marcos

Indeed, our particular concept of private property, which deters us from exhausting the positive resources of the earth, favors pollution.

— Garrett Hardin

How much do you as a consumer value a positive experience with a brand or its customer service department? How willing are you to share that with your friends? How inclined are you to let that person know that you’re interaction with them was positive?

— Simon Mainwaring

When a positive exchange between a brand and customers becomes quantifiable metrics, it encourages brand to provide better service, customer service to do a better job, and consumers to actively show their gratitude.

— Simon Mainwaring

More brands are waking up to their social responsibility and doing good work through cause marketing campaigns. Yet too many still go about it the wrong way. I mean ‘wrong’ in two senses. Firstly, they are marketing ineffectively, and secondly, as a consequence their positive social impact is not maximized.

— Simon Mainwaring

When I was a kid, no one would believe anything positive that you could say about black people. That’s a terrible burden.

— Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

What I have is P.H. positive chronic myeloid leukemia, which is an aberration in your white blood cells.

— Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

Positive, healthy, loving relationships in your twenties… I don’t know if anyone would disagree with it: I think they’re the exception, not the norm. People are either playing house really aggressively because they’re scared of what an uncertain time it is, or they’re avoiding commitment altogether.

— Lena Dunham

I don’t just want a better deal for Britain. I want a better deal for Europe too. So I speak as British prime minister with a positive vision for the future of the European Union. A future in which Britain wants, and should want, to play a committed and active part.

— David Cameron

I can’t let time move on without fighting tooth and nail and hopefully being a part of a revolution that is positive.

— Ian Somerhalder

There is no racial or ethnic involvement in Thanksgiving, and people who may be very distant from the Christian system can see the beauty and the positive spirit that comes from the holiday.

— John Clayton

But you see, our society is still trapped in this binary, black/white logic and that has had some very positive implications for our generation. It’s had some very negative ones as well and one of the negative ones is that it creates enormous identity problems for people who have one black ancestor and all white ancestors for example.

— Henry Louis Gates

It’s a positive thing to talk about terrible things and make people laugh about them.

— Louis C. K.

Positive thinking is the key to success in business, education, pro football, anything that you can mention. I go out there thinking that I’m going to complete every pass.

— Ron Jaworski

In our music, in our everyday life, there are so many negative things. Why not have something positive and stamp it with blackness?

— Jamie Foxx

What I really like is an intelligent review. It doesn’t have to be positive. A review that has some kind of insight, and sometimes people say something that’s startling or is so poignant.

— Patti Smith

Good news doesn’t necessarily have to be a positive thing. Bringing good news is imparting hope to one’s fellow man.

— Patti Smith

Political folk talk a lot these days about ‘messaging’ – a neologism designed to describe the way in which parties and politicians consciously characterize their efforts. It is only intended to be positive – i.e., ‘Our messaging is designed to show we care.’

— John Podhoretz

Accent your positive and delete your negative.

— Donna Karan

Those minutes that I’m on stage are the best! Being there and looking at the crowd and seeing their faces, hearing them sing the positive words from the songs.

— Miley Cyrus

People always accuse me of being motivational in a way, like it was a bad thing, but that’s just how I was raised. My mom raised me in a positive environment, with lots of love in my heart, and that reflects in my music.

— Lenny Kravitz

Of course, a positive growth rate might be taken as evidence that a population is below its optimum.

— Garrett Hardin

You hear certain things, negative things, all the time that aren’t true, but you never hear about the positive.

— Floyd Mayweather, Jr.

I think that politics could be a positive thing. My beef is that people focus on the personal aspect of a politician too much. They should focus on the results.

— LL Cool JT

Many of these positive inspirational quotes are the result of a collection from various sources; such as newspapers, magazines, bible, other speakers, write-ups, seminars, articles and websites and every effort has been made to give credit where it is due for the material contained herein.

Most of these positive inspirational quotes’ meanings are straight forward and easy to understand probably due to their simplicity or nature of their authors, and other positive inspirational quotes may sound like parables or proverbs which might be difficult to understand their meanings. When you come across difficult positive inspirational quotes, Please read the quote more than once or repeatedly until you get the meaning.

For some positive inspirational quotes, you must think deeply and apply wisdom before you can get their meanings. I believe you will learn and apply the lessons contained in some of these positive inspirational quotes in your life because some of these quotes have already influenced many peoples’ decisions and actions.

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