130 Positive Thinking Quotes To Create A Great Attitude and Energy

You probably have heard of how beneficial positive thinking is to our mental health, especially when it comes to eliminating all forms of paranoia or negative thoughts that could possibly lead to depression. Unfortunately, negative thoughts are sometimes more influential and ravaging than the positive ones, except when controlled by the constant recitation of some life-changing and positive thinking quotes.

How To Build a Positive Thinking Mindset

Those who are able to overpower negativity and adopt a positive thinking mind-frame feel happier and more contented with their lives. This, of course, is because a positive mindset improves your mood, gives you more confidence and even reduces the likelihood of developing conditions such as hypertension, depression and other stress-related disorders.

Achieving a positive-thinking mindset is not spontaneous, it involves

i. Starting the day with a positive affirmation.

ii. Focusing on the good things, no matter how small.

iii. Turning your failures or bad times into lesson and finding humor in bad situations.

iv. Transforming all negative self-talk into positive self-talk.

v. Finding some positive thinking friends, mentors and co-workers.

vi. Learning from your past mistakes and focusing on your present

These key steps may be helpful in your journey towards living with a positive attitude but most importantly, you will need some life-changing quotes by famous people to boost your energy. So if you are tired of all the negativity, it’s time to turn it around with these positive thinking quotes to help you create a great Attitude and Energy

Short Positive Thinking Quotes

1. Create explosive confidence. — Robin Sharma

2. Walk slowly but never walk backward. — Unknown

3. Joy is not in things; it is in us. — Richard Wagner

4. Positivity always wins…Always. — Gary Vaynerchuk

5. Choose to be optimistic, it feels better. — Dalai Lama

6. Miracles are born of conviction. — Marianne Williamson

7. If opportunity doesn’t knock, build a door. — Milton Berle

8. Keep calm and keep learning. — Lailah Gifty Akita

9. Keep looking up… that’s the secret of life. — Charlie Brown

10. The grass is greener where you water it. — Neil Barrigham

11. Once you choose hope, anything’s possible. — Christopher Reeve

12. Believe you can and you’re halfway there. — Theodore Roosevelt

13. The best way to predict the future is to create it. — Abraham Lincoln

14. Problems are not stop signs, they are guidelines. —Robert Schuller

15. A problem is a chance for you to do your best. — Duke Ellington

16. The most important thing is to stay positive. — Saku Koivu

17. If you tell yourself you feel fine, you will. — Jodi Picoult

19. One small positive thought can change your whole day. — Zig Ziglar

20. If you say you can or you can’t you are right either way. —  Henry Ford

21. Even though you’re fed up, you gotta keep your head up. — Tupac Shakur

22. Nothing is impossible. The word itself says “I’m possible! — Audrey Hepburn

23. Believe that life is worth living and your belief will help create the fact. — William James

34. Find a place inside where there’s joy, and the joy will burn out the pain. — Joseph Campbell

25. A man sees in the world what he carries in his heart. — Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

26. must embrace pain and burn it as fuel for our journey. — Kenji Miyazawa

27. We can change our lives. We can do, have, and be exactly what we wish. — Tony Robbins

28. The positive thinker sees the invisible, feels the intangible, and achieves the impossible. — Winston Churchill

29. Nurture your mind with great thoughts, for you will never go any higher than you think. — Benjamin Disraeli

30.You, and only you, are ultimately responsible for who you become and how happy you are. — Rachel Hollis

Positive Life Quotes

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

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

​33. In order to carry a positive action, we must develop here a positive vision. — Dalai Lama

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

35. You can, you should, and if you’re brave enough to start, you will. — Stephen King

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

37. Positive thoughts are not enough. There have to be positive feelings and positive actions. — Kamari aka Lyrikal

38. I can’t change the direction of the wind, but I can adjust my sails to always reach my destination. — Jimmy Dean

39. What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals. — Zig Ziglar

40. Faith is having a positive attitude about what you can do and not worrying at all about what you can’t do. — Joyce Meyer

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

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

43. Positivity brings about a peace of mind which in turn relaxes your whole being. — Suman Arora

44. Be not afraid of life. Believe that life is worth living, and your belief will help create the fact.— William James

45. 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

46. you replace negative thoughts with positive ones, you’ll start having positive results. — Willie Nelson

47. Some people look for a beautiful place. Others make a place beautiful.— Hazrat Inayat Khan

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

49. Everywhere you go, make positive deposits rather than negative withdrawals. You can be a people builder. — Joel Osteen

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

51. Be miserable or motivate yourself. Whatever has to be done, it is always your choice — Wayne Dyer

52. Stay positive in every situation and everything you do, never stop trying, have faith don’t stop due to failure. — Anurag Prakash Ray

53. Optimism is a happiness magnet. If you stay positive, good things and good people will be drawn to you.— Mary Lou Retton

54. When I hear somebody sigh, ‘Life is hard,’ I am always tempted to ask, ‘Compared to what? — Sydney Harris

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

56. Just don’t give up trying to do what you really want to do. Where there is love and inspiration, I don’t think you can go wrong. — Ella Fitzgerald

57. 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

58. Focus on your strengths, not your weaknesses. Focus on your character, not your reputation. Focus on your blessings, not your misfortunes. — Roy T. Bennett

59. Being relaxed, at peace with yourself, confident, emotionally neutral loose, and free-floating – these are the keys to successful performance in almost everything. — Wayne Dyer

60. 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

61.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, just keep working towards it and you’ll find the positive side of things. — Demi Lovato

62. 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

63. What is the difference between an obstacle and an opportunity? Our attitude toward it. Every opportunity has its difficulty, and every difficulty has an opportunity.— J. Sidlow Baxter

​64. 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 centre of every constellation, and people want to be near you. — Shannon L. Alder

65. 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

Positive Quotes For Work

66. Intelligence is the ability to adapt to change. — Stephen Hawking

67. Don’t count the day, make the days count — Mohammed Ali

68. Be like a Postage stamp. Stick to a thing till you get there — Josh Billings

69. A positive attitude can really make dreams come true – it did for me. — David Bailey

70. If you can quit, quit. If you can’t quit, stop complaining – this is what you chose. ― Joe Konrath

71. If you don’t like something, change it. If you can’t change it, change your attitude. — Maya Angelou

72. Don’t judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds that you plant. — Robert Louis Stevenson

73. The question isn’t who’s going to let me; it’s who is going to stop me? — Ayn Rand

74. Everything should be made as simple as possible but not simpler. — Albert Einstein

75. Do what you do so well that they will want to see it again and again and bring their friend. — Walt Disney

76. The weakness of attitude becomes weakness of character. — Albert Einstein

77. The day is what you make it! So why not make it a great day? — Steve Schulte

78. Talent wins games, but teamwork and intelligence win championships. — Michael Jordan

79. Our beliefs about what we are and what we can precisely determine what we can be ― Tony Robbins

80. Believing in negative thoughts is the single greatest obstruction to success. ― Charles F. Glassman, 

81. Life’s like a movie, write your own ending. Keep believing, keep pretending. — Jim Hensen

82. The moment you doubt whether you can fly, you cease forever to be able to do it. — J.M. Barrie

83. The only way to achieve the impossible is to believe it is possible. — Charles Kingsleigh

84. Don’t go around saying the world owes you a living. The world owes you nothing. It was here first. ― Mark Twain

85. I know not all that may be coming, but be it what it will, I’ll go to it laughing. — Herman Melville, Moby Dick

86. The mind is its own place, and in itself can make a heaven of hell, a hell of heaven. — John Milton, Paradise Lost

87. Things turn out best for the people who make the best of the way things turn out. — John Wooden

88. If you have good thoughts, they will shine out of your face like Sunbeams and you will always look lovely. —- Roald Dahl

89. Always be a first-rate version of yourself, instead of a second-rate version of somebody else. —Judy Garland

90. You cannot tailor-make the situations of your life but you can tailor-make the attitudes to fit those situations. — Zig Zigler

91. The sun himself is weak when he first rises, and gathers strength and courage as the day gets on. — Charles Dickens

92. We think people get promoted based on their technical skill. Skill only get you so far. A “Can Do”, a positive attitude is what will take you to the next level — Mary Frances Winters

93. Man is only truly great when he acts from the passions; never irresistible but when he appeals to the imagination. — Benjamin Disraeli

94. What is the difference between an obstacle and an opportunity? Our attitude toward it. Every opportunity has a difficulty, and every difficulty has an opportunity. ― J. Sidlow Baxter

95. You have a choice, you are the master of your own attitude, choose the positive, the constructive. Optimism is a faith that leads to success. — Bruce Lee

96. If you have a positive attitude and constantly strive to give your best effort, eventually you will overcome your immediate problems and find that you are ready for greater challenges — Pat Riley

97. You are the sum total of everything you’ve ever seen, heard, eaten, smelled, been told, forgot – it’s all there. Everything influences each of us, and because of that, I try to make sure that my experiences are positive — Maya Angelou

98. When you squeeze an orange, you get orange juice because that’s what’s inside. The same principle is true about you. When someone sqeezes you – puts pressure on you – whats comes out is what is insde. If you don’t like  what’s inside, you can change it by changing your thoughts — Wayne Dyer

99. There will be little rubs and disappointments everywhere, and we are all apt to expect too much; but then, if one scheme of happiness fails, human nature turns to another; if the first calculation is wrong, we make a second better: we find comfort somewhere. — Jane Austen

100. Keep your thoughts positive because your thoughts become your words. Keep your words positive because your words become your behaviour. Keep your behaviour positive because your behaviour becomes your habits. Keep your habits positive because your habits become your values. Keep your values positive because your values become your destiny. — Mahatma Gandhi

See Also: 90 Encouraging Quotes For Men And Women Who Want To Succeed

Attitude And Energy Positive Thinking Quotes

101. Attitudes are nothing more than habits of thought. — John C. Maxwell

102. The most important decision you make is to be in a good mood. — Voltaire

103. The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams. — Eleanor Roosevelt

104. Luck is a dividend of sweat. The more you sweat, the luckier you get. — Ray Kroc

105. Is a shipwreck, but we must not forget to sing in the lifeboats. — Voltaire

106. Victory is in having done your best. If you’ve done your best, you’ve won. — Billy Bowerman

107. I am not a product of my circumstances. I am a product of my decisions. — Stephen Covey

108. What they call you is one thing. What you answer to is something else. — Lucille Clifton

109. An optimist is the human personification of spring. — Susan J. Bissonette

110. Believe deep down in your heart that you’re destined to do great things. — Joe Paterno

111. Surround yourself with positive people and situations, and avoid negativity. — Doreen Virtue

112. Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other one thing. — Abraham Lincoln

113. Two things define you: your patience when you have nothing and your attitude when you have everything. — George Bernard Shaw

114. The greatest discovery of all time is that a person can change his future by merely changing his attitude. — Oprah Winfrey

115. When everything seems to be going against you, remember that the airplane takes off against the wind, not with it. — Henry Ford

116. You cannot dream yourself into a character; you must hammer and forge yourself one. — James A. Froude

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

118. Mix a little foolishness with your serious plans. It is lovely to be silly at the right moment. — Horace

119. You have to be positive, and I’m not just talking about athletics, this also applies to life.— Sheryl Swoopes

120. The most important thing is to look ahead. The past is your anchor. — Maxime Lagacé

121. Your hardest times often lead to the greatest moments of your life. Keep going. Tough situations build strong people in the end. —Roy T. Bennett

122. Take the attitude of a student, never be too big to ask questions, never know too much to learn something new. — Og Mandino

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

124. Before you diagnose yourself with depression or low self-esteem, first make sure you are not, in fact, surrounded by assholes. — Sigmund Freud

125. If you are going to achieve excellence in big things, you develop the habit in little matters. Excellence is not an exception, it is a prevailing attitude. — Colin Powell

126. Be positive with every idea surrounding your dreams. Think about the possibility of what you plan to do and approach it with an optimistic action. Stay positively.— Israelmore Ayivor

127.Your living is determined not so much by what life brings to you as by the attitude you bring to life; not so much by what happens to you as by the way your mind looks at what happens. — Kahlil Gibran

128. 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

129. Attitudes are a secret power working twenty-four hours a day, for good or bad. It is of paramount importance that we know how to harness and control this great force. — Irving Berlin

130. No one will hit you harder than life itself. It doesn’t matter how hard you hit back. It’s about how much you can take, and keep fighting, how much you can suffer and keep moving forward. That’s how you win. — Sylvester Stallone.

Chika Udeh
Chika holds a B.A in English language/History and has over 5 years experience in content development and journalism. She loves playing with writing, wordsmiths, and storytelling in all its forms, and when she is not writing about famous people and events that matter, she is probably listening or dancing to some cool jams.


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