75 Positive Attitude Quotes You Can Use for Everyday Inspiration

When problems and challenges arise — either at work or at home — most people react negatively, and this drains their energy.

From a pessimistic point of view, it seems like everything becomes impossible. But nothing is impossible! Instead of sulking and being negative, learn to look on the brighter side of life and keep a positive and strong attitude no matter what life throws at you.

75 Positive Attitude Quotes

Here is a collection of positive attitude quotes that will build your inner strength and help you grow mentally so that you can live a successful and optimistic life.

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

2.“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

3.“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

4.“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

5.“When your attitude is positive, you will naturally have more courage to take the best step forward toward your goal.” — William DeFoor

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

7.“A positive attitude may not solve all our problems but that is the only option we have if we want to get out of problems.” — Subodh Gupta

8.“Having a positive attitude isn’t wishy-washy. It’s a concrete and intelligent way to view problems, challenges, and obstacles.” — Jeff Moore

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

10.“If you look the right way, you can see that the whole world is a garden.” — Frances Hodgson Burnett

11.“Hope is a waking dream.” — Aristotle

12.“All your dreams and desires are within your reach when you have a positive attitude in your toolkit.” — William DeFoore

13.“Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see a shadow.” — Hellen Keller

14.“A positive attitude turns ‘I can’t’ and ‘I won’t’ into ‘I have’ and ‘I will.’” — Mandy Hale

15.“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

16.“A positive attitude awakens inner strength, energy, motivation, and initiative.” — Anonymous

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

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

19.“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

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

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

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

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

24.“The day is what you make it. So why not make it a great one?” — Steve Schulle

25.“Believe in yourself and you will be unstoppable.” — Unknown

26.“Falling down is an accident. Staying down is a choice.” — Anonymous

27.“Life is 10% what happens to me and 90% of how I react to it.” — Charles Swindoll

28.“Being positive in a negative situation is not being naïve. It’s leadership.” — Unknown

29.“Stop wearing your wishbone where your backbone ought to be.” — Elizabeth Gilbert

30.“Your attitude determines your direction.” — Unknown

31.“Mind is everything. Muscle — pieces of rubber. All that I am, I am because of my mind.” — Paavo Nurmi

32.“A bad attitude is a fog over your whole body.” — Terri Guillemets

33.“If you fail to look at the bright side of life, you will fail to succeed at leaving the dark side of life.” — Amir Al-Rubai

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

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

36.“A positive attitude may not solve every problem but it makes solving any problem a more pleasant experience.” — Grant Fairly

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

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

39.“Excellence is not a skill. It is an attitude.” — Ralph Martson

40.“Those who wish to sing, always find a song.” — Swedish Proverb

41.“A cloudy day is no match for a sunny disposition.” — William Arthur Ward

42.“A positive attitude points you toward the best and brightest in the world around you, expanding your potential for growth and development in all areas of life.” — William DeFoore

43.“Chaotic people often have chaotic lives, and I think they create that. But if you try and have inner peace and a positive attitude, I think you attract that.” — Imelda Staunton

44.“I may not overcome the inevitable, but O, it is mine to see that the inevitable does not overcome me.” — Muriel Strode

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

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

47.“In a day and age when all manner of things are believed against contrary evidence — hey, why not believe there’s a little good in everyone.” — Robert Brault

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

49.“You only have to do something until you want to do it, then you won’t have to do it anymore.” — Leland Val Van de Wall

50.“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

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

52.“If a person has ugly thoughts, it begins to show on the face. And when that person has ugly thoughts every day, every week, every year, the face gets uglier and uglier until it gets so ugly you can hardly bear to look at it. A person who has good thoughts cannot ever be ugly. You can have a wonky nose and a crooked mouth and a double chin and stick-out teeth, but if you have good thoughts they will shine out of your face like sunbeams and you will always look lovely.” — Roald Dahl

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

54.“If you don’t like something change it; if you can’t change it, change the way you think about it.” — Mary Engelbreit

55.“I’ve decided that the stuff falling through the cracks is confetti and I’m having a party!” — Betsy Cañas Garmon

56.“Pain can make you give up completely, or pain can make you start over again. It’s totally up to you.” — James Jones

57.“The only people who find what they are looking for in life are the fault finders.” — Foster’s Law

58.“Think big thoughts but relish small pleasures.” — H. Jackson Brown, Jr.,

59.“Whatever is — is best.” — Ella Wheeler Wilcox

60.“You can awaken each day to obligations you never chose, or you can decide today to choose them.” — Robert Brault

61.“I do not bemoan misfortune. To me there is no misfortune. I welcome whatever comes; I go out gladly to meet it.” — Muriel Strode

62.“Every thought is a seed. If you plant crab apples, don’t count on harvesting Golden Delicious.” — Bill Meyer

63.“We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.” — Oscar Wilde

64.“To be upset over what you don’t have is to waste what you do have.” — Ken S. Keyes

65.“Defeat is not bitter unless you swallow it.” — Joe Clark

66.“The only disability in life is a bad attitude.” — Scott Hamilton

67.“If you aren’t fired with enthusiasm, you will be fired with enthusiasm.” — Vince Lombardi

68.“Just because you’re miserable doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy your life.” — Annette Goodheart

69.“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

70.“There are no menial jobs, only menial attitudes.” — William J. Bennet

71.“If we try to see something positive in everything we do, life won’t necessarily become easier but it becomes more valuable.” — Unknown

72.“Try to look on the bright side of things; if the bright side is not immediately evident, keep looking. It is better to be busy than depressed.” — Dr. Idel

73.“Learn to smile at every situation. See it as an opportunity to prove your strength and ability.” — Joe Brown

74.“You can bear your troubles or shrug them off. They’re your shoulders.” — Robert Brault

75.“The only difference between a good day and a bad day is your attitude.” — Dennis S. Brown

Final Thoughts

Being and staying negative does not offer you any good. Thinking positive and maintaining a positive attitude, however, gives you a lot of benefits. From health reasons to achievements and success, negativity will not be able to keep up and only the good things will follow you.

It will show you better opportunities and chances to prove that nothing in life is unbearable and impossible. And if you set your goals with positivity in your heart and mind, you already won before you even began.