50 Motivational Quotes to Instill a Positive Attitude Towards Life

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Life is never fair to you and there will always be instances and situations where people will let you down. In such circumstances, it is only your own self that can prove to be a shelter and support. Embracing the motivational quotes to boost positive thinking can take you out of any dilemma and bring a great change to your overall perspective on life.

If you are experiencing a low phase in life or if your negative thoughts are taking over you, here are some of the quotes which can help you out. By reading them you can find the motivation and the inspiration to bring a change to your life and live it in a positive manner. 

  1. “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
  2. “Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see a shadow.” – Helen Keller

Helen Kellar quote

  1. “Yesterday is not ours to recover, but tomorrow is ours to win or lose.” – Lyndon B. Johnson
  2. “In every day, there are 1,440 minutes. That means we have 1,440 daily opportunities to make a positive impact.” – Les Brown
  3. “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
  4. “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
  5. “I’m a very positive thinker, and I think that is what helps me the most in difficult moments.” – Roger Federer
  6. “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
  7. “In order to carry a positive action we must develop here a positive vision.” – Dalai Lama
  8. “The thing that lies at the foundation of positive change, the way I see it, is service to a fellow human being.” – Lee Lacocca
  9. “Perpetual optimism is a force multiplier.” – Colin Powell
  10. “Positive thinking will let you do everything better than negative thinking will.” – Zig Ziglar
  11. “Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference.” – Winston Churchill

Winston Churchill quote

  1. “Once you replace negative thoughts with positive ones, you’ll start having positive results.” – Willie Nelson
  2. “Pessimism leads to weakness, optimism to power.” – William James
  3. “We can’t escape pain; we can’t escape the essential nature of our lives. But we do have a choice. We can give in and relent, or we can fight, persevere, and create a life worth living, a noble life. Pain is a fact; our evaluation of it is a choice.” – Jacob Held
  4. “Each problem has hidden in it an opportunity so powerful that it literally dwarfs the problem. The greatest success stories were created by people who recognized a problem and turned it into an opportunity.” – Joseph Sugarman
  5. “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
  6. “I have for many years endeavored to make this vital truth clear; and still people marvel when I tell them that I am happy. They imagine that my limitations weigh heavily upon my spirit, and chain me to the rock of despair. Yet, it seems to me, happiness has very little to do with the senses. If we make up our minds that this is a drab and purposeless universe, it will be that, and nothing else. On the other hand, if we believe that the earth is ours, and that the sun and moon hang in the sky for our delight, there will be joy upon the hills and gladness in the fields because the artist in our souls glorifies creation. Surely, it gives dignity to life to believe that we are born into this world for noble ends, and that we have a higher destiny than can be accomplished within the narrow limits of this physical life.” – Helen Keller
  7. “Nothing truly stops you.  Nothing truly holds you back.  For your own will is always within your control.  Sickness may challenge your body. But are you merely your body? Lameness may impede your legs. But you are not merely your legs. Your will is bigger than your legs. Your will needn’t be affected by an incident unless you let it.” – Epictetus
  8. “Beliefs have the power to create and the power to destroy. Human beings have the awesome ability to take any experience of their lives and create a meaning that disempowers them or one that can literally save their lives.” – Anthony Robbins
  9. “Each morning when I open my eyes I say to myself: I, not events, have the power to make me happy or unhappy today. I can choose which it shall be. Yesterday is dead, tomorrow hasn’t arrived yet. I have just one day, today, and I’m going to be happy in it.” – Groucho Marx
  10. “Man often becomes what he believes himself to be. If I keep on saying to myself that I cannot do a certain thing, it is possible that I may end by really becoming incapable of doing it. On the contrary, if I have the belief that I can do it, I shall surely acquire the capacity to do it even if I may not have it at the beginning.” – Mahatma Gandhi
  11. “Welcome every morning with a smile. Look on the new day as another special gift from your Creator, another golden opportunity to complete what you were unable to finish yesterday. Be a self-starter. Let your first hour set the theme of success and positive action that is certain to echo through your entire day. Today will never happen again. Don’t waste it with a false start or no start at all. You were not born to fail.” – Og Mandino
  12. “When you squeeze an orange you get orange juice because that’s what’s inside. The very same principle is true about you. When someone squeezes you – puts pressure on you – what comes out is what’s inside. And if you don’t like what’s inside you can change it by changing your thoughts.” – Dr. Wayne Dyer
  13. “If you have good thoughts they will shine out of your face like sunbeams and you will always look lovely.” – Roald Dahl
  14. “Reading a few positive thinking quotes before going to sleep at night, and first thing in the morning, will gradually change your mindset, transform your life, and attract good things to you.” – Remez Sasson

28.” I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it. The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear.” – Nelson Mandela

  1. “Many of life’s failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.” – Thomas Edison
  2. “Your journey has molded you for the greater good. It was exactly what it needed to be. Don’t think you’ve lost time. It took each and every situation you have encountered to being you to the now. And now is right on time.” – Asha Tyson
  3. “If you hear a voice within you say “you cannot paint,” then by all means paint and that voice will be silenced.” – Vincent Van Gogh
  4. “The greatest discovery of all time is that a person can change his future by merely changing his attitude.” – Oprah Winfrey


Oprah Winfrey quote

  1. “The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don’t have any.” – Alice Walker
  2. “Keep your thoughts positive because your thoughts become your words. Keep your words positive because your words become behavior. Keep your behavior positive because your behavior 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
  3. “For what it’s worth: it’s never too late or, in my case, too early to be whoever you want to be. There’s no time limit, stop whenever you want. You can change or stay the same, there are no rules to this thing. We can make the best or the worst of it. I hope you make the best of it. And I hope you see things that startle you. I hope you feel things you never felt before. I hope you meet people with a different point of view. I hope you live a life you’re proud of. If you find that you’re not, I hope you have the strength to start all over again.” – F. Scott Fitzgerald
  4. “Why worry? If you’ve done the best you can, worrying won’t make it any better.” – Walt Disney
  5. “Don’t make assumptions. Find the courage to ask questions and to express what you really want. Communicate with others as clearly as you can to avoid misunderstandings, sadness and drama. With just this one agreement, you can completely transform your life.” – Miguel Angel Ruiz
  6. “Whatever you can vividly imagine, you can achieve. Everything in your world and everything around you was once an idea in the mind of its inventor or creator.” – Jim Donovan
  7. “Take time to celebrate little wins you have each day. Don’t overlook them. A little celebration goes a long way in keeping up a good vibration. I used to only celebrate the big things, but I’ve come to realize that when I celebrate the little steps along the way, the big ones come that much sooner.” – Linda Armstrong
  8. “Success is a state of mind. If you want success, start thinking of yourself as a success.” – Dr. Joyce Brothers
  9. “If we think happy thoughts, we will be happy. If we think miserable thoughts, we will be miserable.” – Dale Carnegie
  10. “Change your thoughts and you can change the world.” – Norman Vincent Peale
  11. “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
  12. “You can close the windows and darken your room, but you can also open the windows and let light get in. It is a matter of choice. Your mind is your room. Do you darken it or do you fill it with light?” – Remez Sasson
  13. “Every thought is a seed. If you plant crab apples, don’t count on harvesting Golden Delicious.” – Bill Meyer
  14. “No life is so hard that you can’t make it easier by the way you take it.” – Ellen Glasgow
  15. “Being miserable is a habit; being happy is a habit; and the choice is yours.” – Tom Hopkins
  16. “The day is what you make it! So why not make it a great one?” – Steve Schulte
  17. “There are always flowers for those who want to see them.” – Henri Matisse
  18. “Some days there won’t be a song in your heart. Sing anyway.” – Emory Austin

Henri Matisse Quote

 One can overcome all the adversities by maintaining a positive outlook on life. This helps in achieving greater milestones and staying happy during all the odds.

 

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