Positive Quotes & Sayings

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Looking for good vibes? Here are the best positive quotes and sayings to bring you positivity when you need it.

Positive thinking means cultivating positivity in our minds so we feel bright and upbeat, even in the face of negativity.

As we focus on the positive, we think fewer negative thoughts and develop a better attitude and gain a more optimistic outlook on life. We also project a better version of ourselves to the world and feel bothered by less and less.

So enjoy these positive quotes and start thinking and feeling better whenever you can.

Top Positive Quotes

Positive anything is better than negative nothing.

Elbert Hubbard

Miracles happen to those who believe in them.

Bernhard Berenson

One small positive thought can change your whole day.

Zig Ziglar
Robert Browning positive quote "The best is yet to be"
“The best is yet to be.” – Robert Browning

Believe you can and you’re halfway there.

Teddy Roosevelt

Be positive. Be true. Be kind.

Roy T. Bennett

You cannot have a positive life and a negative mind.

Joyce Meyer

If you are positive, you’ll see opportunities instead of obstacles.

Widad Akrawi

Write it on your heart that every day is the best day in the year.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Accentuate the positive, Eliminate the Negative, latch onto the affirmative.

Bing Crosby
Maya Angelou positive quote "Try to be a rainbow in someone’s cloud"
“Try to be a rainbow in someone’s cloud.” – Maya Angelou

I will go anywhere as long as it’s forward.

David Livingston

My dear friend, clear your mind of can’t.

Samuel Johnson

Keep a smile on your face. Keep a spring in your step.

Joel Osteen

A positive atmosphere nurtures a positive attitude, which is required to take positive action.

Richard M. DeVos

Turn every life situation into a positive one.

Rhonda Byrne

Believe that life is worth living and your belief will help create the fact.

William James
Positive q"Do good and good will come to you"
“Do good and good will come to you.” – Unknown

The most positive men are the most credulous.

Alexander Pope

Your positive action combined with positive thinking results in success.

Shiv Khera

Don’t focus on negative things; focus on the positive, and you will flourish.

Alek Wek

Inspiration comes from within yourself. One has to be positive. When you’re positive, good things happen.

Deep Roy

Surround yourself with positive people and you’ll be a positive person.

Kellie Pickler

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

Lou Holtz
Phillip Reiter quote "A positive mindset brings positive things"
“A positive mindset brings positive things.” – Phillip Reiter

It’s almost always possible to be honest and positive.

Naval Ravikant

Quotes about Positivity

It’s most important that you surround yourself with positivity always, and have it in your mind at all times.

Tyler Perry

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

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

Les Brown

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

Ted Nugent
Gary Vaynerchuk quote "Positivity always wins. Always"
“Positivity always wins… Always.” – Gary Vaynerchuk

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

Brian Koslow

The less you respond to negative people, the more positive your life will become.

Paolo Coelho

Change your thoughts and you change your world.

Norman Vincent Peale

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

Nadia Comaneci

Dwell on the beauty of life. Watch the stars, and see yourself running with them.

Marcus Aurelius
Elvis quote "When things go wrong, don't go with them"
“When things go wrong, don’t go with them.” – Elvis Presley

The power for creating a better future is contained in the present moment: You create a good future by creating a good present.

Eckhart Tolle

Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you’ll land among the stars.

Norman Vincent Peale

Positive Outlook

Do you want a more positive outlook? Also read our 8 Ways to Be More Positive and start improving your outlook today.

We can complain because rose bushes have thorns, or rejoice because thorns have roses.

Alphonse Karr

Believing in negative thoughts is the single greatest obstruction to success.

Charles F. Glassman

If opportunity doesn’t knock, build a door.

Milton Berle

Every day may not be good… but there’s something good in every day.

Alice Morse Earle
Matt Cameron quote "Live life to the fullest and focus on the positive"
“Live life to the fullest and focus on the positive.” – Matt Cameron

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

Dalai Lama

A problem is a chance for you to do your best.

Duke Ellington

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

There are far, far better things ahead than anything we leave behind.

C.S. Lewis
Charlie Brown positive quote "Keep looking up… that’s the secret of life"
“Keep looking up… that’s the secret of life.” – Charlie Brown

We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.

Oscar Wilde

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

Marie Osmond

You have to train your brain to be positive just like you work out your body.

Shawn Achor

Positive Thinking

Don’t be pushed around by the fears in your mind. Be led by the dreams in your heart.

Roy T. Bennett

The only place where your dreams become impossible is in your own thinking.

Robert H. Shuller
"Always turn a negative situation into a positive situation"
“Always turn a negative situation into a positive situation.” – Michael Jordan

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

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

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

An attitude of positive expectation is the mark of the superior personality.

Brian Tracy

Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see a shadow.

Helen Keller
Earl Nightingale positivity quote "We become what we think about"
“We become what we think about.” – Earl Nightingale

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

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

Paolo Coelho

It makes a big difference in your life when you stay positive.

Ellen DeGeneris

Even though you’re fed up, you gotta keep your head up.

Tupac Shakur

The positive thinker sees the invisible, feels the intangible, and achieves the impossible.

Winston Churchill
Johnn Maxwell quote "Positive thinking must be followed by positive doing"
“Positive thinking must be followed by positive doing.” – John C. Maxwell

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

James Baldwin

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

Roger Federer

I think positive emotion trumps negative emotion every time.

Leonardo DiCaprio, Inception

We hope these positive quotes gave you a boost and helped you shift your mindset.

Remember, positive thinking even benefits your health and improves your performance, so check out positive things whenever you need to focus on the positive in any situation.

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Quincy is KIM's lead editor and content writer, and has invested in online properties since 2009. Quincy holds an MBA from the University of Dundee and an MSc from the University of Edinburgh, and lives in San Antonio with his wife Natalie, son Alex, and his dog Oban.