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Maintaining a positive attitude can be challenging, especially during tough times. However, a positive attitude can make a significant impact on our lives, our relationships, and our overall well-being. It can help us stay motivated, overcome challenges, and approach life with a sense of optimism and hope.

In this blog, we have compiled a list of 150 positive attitude quotes that are sure to boost your mood and help you maintain a positive outlook on life. These quotes come from a diverse range of sources, including motivational speakers, philosophers, and successful entrepreneurs. Whether you are looking for inspiration, motivation, or just a little pick-me-up, these quotes are sure to provide you with the positivity you need to keep moving forward. So sit back, relax, and enjoy these uplifting and empowering quotes!

150 Positive attitude quotes to boost your morale

Read these 150 quotes about having a positive attitude below. They will support your good attitude, enabling you to feel upbeat every day of the year.

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

2. “Darkness cannot drive out darkness: only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate: only love can do that.” — Martin Luther King Jr.

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

4. “Live life to the fullest, and focus on the positive.” — Matt Cameron

5. “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

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

7. “Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement; nothing can be done without hope.” — Helen Keller

8. “Your attitude can take you forward or your attitude can take you down. The choice is always yours!” — Catherine Pulsifer

9. “A positive attitude is a person's passport to a better tomorrow.” — Jeff Keller

10. “Convince yourself every day that you are worthy of a good life. Let go of stress, breathe. Stay positive, all is well.” — Germany Kent

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

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

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

14. “A strong positive attitude will create more miracles than any wonder drug.” — Patricia Neal

15. “When the negative thoughts come—and they will; they come to all of us—it’s not enough to just not dwell on it. … You’ve got to replace it with a positive thought.” — Joel Osteen

16. “The only disability in life is a bad attitude.” — Dale Carnegie

17. “Building a positive attitude begins with having confidence in yourself.” — Roger Fritz

18. “Do not allow negative thoughts to enter your mind for they are weeds that strangle confidence.” — Bruce Lee

19. “Keep your face always toward the sunshine—and shadows will fall behind you.” — Walt Whitman

20. “To be an overachiever you have to be an over-believer.” — Dabo Swinney

21. “Life is your seesaw. You may not stay balanced long, but you can aim for a high after every low.” — Sanita Belgrave

22. “With a positive attitude it is possible to turn situations of failure into success.” — Dan Miller

23. “You’re off to great places, today is your day. Your mountain is waiting, so get on your way.” — Dr. Seuss

24. “I’m too busy working on my own grass to see if yours is greener.” — Unknown

25. “It makes a big difference in your life when you stay positive.” — Ellen DeGeneres

26. “Perpetual optimism is a force multiplier.” — Colin Powell

27. “The way I see it, if you want the rainbow, you gotta put up with the rain.” — Dolly Parton

28. “Nobody can be all smiley all the time, but having a good positive attitude isn’t something to shrug off.” — Yogi Berra

29. “Never forget to smile because a positive attitude will surely motivate you to get back on your feet after you committed a huge mistake.” — Norbert Richards

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

31. “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

32. “A positive mindset is something every human can work on, and everyone can learn how to enroll in it.” — Deeksha Arora

33. “The only time you fail is when you fall down and stay down.” — Stephen Richards

34. “To be a great champion you must believe you are the best. If you’re not, pretend you are.” — Muhammad Ali

35. “With a positive attitude, the world is your oyster. Without it, your world will be filled with ill fate and unfortunate circumstances.” — Lorena Laughlin

36. “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

37. “The greatest discovery of all the time is that a person can change his future by merely changing his attitude.” — Marie Osmond

38. “We can complain because rose bushes have thorns, or rejoice because thorns have roses.” — Unknown

39. “Accept hardship as a necessary discipline.” — Lailah Gifty Akita

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. “It's a little magic trick you can play on yourself. Whenever you feel sad and lonely, just smile and close your eyes. Do it as many times as you have to.” — Genki Kawamura

42. “Keep a positive attitude, even if results don't seem to be occurring as quickly as you want them to.” — James Thompson

43. “If you can change your mind, you can change your life.” — William James

44. “Being what most people think is realistic is only a way of justifying negative thinking. Go for something great.” — Dr. Bob Rotella

45. “Every day may not be good ... but there’s something good in every day.” — Alice Morse Earle

46. “I do not believe in taking the right decision, I take a decision and make it right.” — Muhammad Ali Jinnah

47. “Count your blessings. Focus on what you’ve got. Spread the positive vibes.” — Jyoti Patel

48. “You can often change your circumstances by changing your attitude.” —   Eleanor Roosevelt

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

50. “It isn’t what you have or who you are or where you are or what you are doing that makes you happy or unhappy. It is what you think about it.” — Dale Carnegie

51. “No one else makes us angry. We make ourselves angry when we surrender control of our attitude.” — Jim Rohn

52. “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

53. “You always pass failure on the way to success.” — Mickey Rooney

54. “Life is a bowl of cherries. Some cherries are rotten while others are good; it's your job to throw out the rotten ones and forget about them while you enjoy eating the ones that are good! There are two kinds of people: those who choose to throw out the good cherries and wallow in all the rotten ones, and those who choose to throw out all the rotten ones and savor all the good ones.” — C. JoyBell C.

55. “Our attitude towards life determines life’s attitude towards us.” — John Mitchell

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

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

58. “Everyone has his burden. What counts is how you carry it.” — Merle Miller

59. “Keep a positive outlook even when faced with life challenges.” — Catherine Pulsifer

60. “A truly happy person is one who can enjoy the scenery while on a detour.” — Unknown

61. “I don’t think of all the misery but of the beauty that still remains.” — Anne Frank

62. “Weakness of attitude becomes weakness of character.” — Albert Einstein

63. “Always keep that happy attitude. Pretend that you are holding a beautiful fragrant bouquet.” — Earl Nightingale

64. “Hard work keeps the wrinkles out of the mind and spirit.” — Helena Rubinstein

65. “Perpetual optimism is a force multiplier.” — Colin Powell

66. “A positive attitude is not something that you acquire but instead is the active mental process of pointing your thoughts away from despair to that of rejoicing.” — Byron R. Pulsifer

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

68. “Sometimes it takes a wrong turn to get you to the right place.” — Mandy Hale

69. “When you are enthusiastic about what you do, you feel this positive energy. It’s very simple.” — Paulo Coelho

70. “In one minute you can change your attitude and in that minute you can change your entire day.” — Spencer Johnson

71. “Virtually nothing on earth can stop a person with a positive attitude who has his goal clearly in sight.” — Denis Waitley

72. “Positive thinking will let you do everything better than negative thinking.” — Zig Ziglar

73. “You need an attitude of survive. You're not just serving yourself. You help others to grow up and you grow with them.” — Oprah Winfrey

74. “All your dreams can come true f you have the courage to pursue them.” — Walt Disney

75. “Men do not attract that which they want, but that which they are.” — James Allen

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

77. “Attitude is everything, so pick a good one.” — Wayne Dyer

78. “The most important thing is to try and inspire people so that they can be great in whatever they want to do.” — Kobe Bryant

79. “Attitude and enthusiasm play a big part in my life. I get excited about the things that inspire me. I also believe in laughing and having a good time.” — Dwayne Johnson

80. “It is good people who make good places.” — Anna Sewell

81. “Giving up should NOT be part of your dictionary.” — Jawo

82. “Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal; nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude.” — Thomas Jefferson

83. “Excellence is not a skill. It is an attitude.” —Ralph Marston

84. “Minds are like parachutes—they only function when open.” —Thomas Dewar

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

86. “You cannot have a positive life and a negative mind.” — Joyce Meyer

87. “Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see the shadow.” — Helen Keller

88. “Always remember, your weakness is somebody else's strength.” — Vinaya Panicker

89. “Keeping one’s attitude positive, especially when the world conspires to make us mad, is one of the great accomplishments of life.” — Brendon Burchard

90. “The difference between ordinary and extraordinary is that little extra.” — Jimmy Johnson

91. “Believing in negative thoughts is the single greatest obstruction to success.” — Charles F. Glassman

92. “Make a game of finding something positive in every situation. Ninety-five percent of your emotions are determined by how you interpret events to yourself.” — Brian Tracy

93. “You must start with a positive attitude or you will surely end without one.” — Carrie Latet

94. “When a happy person comes into the room, it is as if another candle has been lit.” — Ralph Waldo Emerson

95. “Attitude is the frame in which you view the world, the hue in which people see you, the tone in which they hear you and the mood for all your day’s activities.” — Unknown

96. “Winning is fun, but those moments that you can touch someone’s life in a very positive way are better.” — Tim Howard

97. “Keep your thoughts positive because your thoughts become your words. Keep your words positive because your words become your behavior. Keep your behavior positive because your behavior becomes your habits.” — Mahatma Gandhi

98. “Be positive. Your mind is more powerful than you think. What is down in the well comes up in the bucket. Fill yourself with positive things.” — Tony Dungy

99. “Delete the thoughts from your mind, which do nothing good to you!” — Gunjan Bugde

100. “Attitude can have a huge impact on one's career. Thinking positively will prepare you to respond appropriately during trying times.” —Jane Aniston

101. “Start each day by affirming peaceful, contented and happy attitudes and your days will tend to be pleasant and successful.” — Norman Vincent Peale

102. “A healthy attitude is contagious but don’t wait to catch it from others. Be a carrier.” — Unknown

103. “Take the attitude of a student, never be too big to ask questions, never know too much to learn something new.” — Maya Angelou

104. “It’s actually cool to be positive and optimistic and idealistic. It’s cool to see yourself doing beautiful, great things.” — Tom DeLonge

105. “The most important thing you’ll ever wear is your attitude.” — Jeff Moore

106. “A positive attitude is something everyone can work on, and everyone can learn how to employ it.” — Captain Jack Sparrow

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

108. “The struggle you’re in today is developing the strength you need tomorrow.” —Robert Tew

109. “Know that your success is based entirely on your attitude, your commitment and self-discipline. You are the only person who can generate a new mindset.” —Ellen Mensap

110. “Our future cannot depend on the government alone. The ultimate solutions lie in the attitudes and the actions of the American people.” — Joe Biden

111. “Positive thoughts are the wings of accomplishment.” — Chris Chacko

112. “Nothing good stands without the right attitude. You may know how to do it, but if the attitude is negative, all you can say is 'I could have done it.'” — Israelmore Ayivor

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

114. “Attitude is more important than the past, than education, than money, than circumstances, than what people do or say. It is more important than appearance, giftedness, or skill.” — W.C. Fields

115. “When life gives you lemons, make lemonade.” — Unknown

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

117. “Have a positive attitude toward life. It does not mean that you are unrealistic, but that you know that you can turn around whatever happens in your life.“ — Julia Vergara

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

119. “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

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

121. “Don't you worry your pretty little head.” — Jenny Han

122. “A positive attitude towards life is the strongest shield against the demoralizing arrows of life!” — Mehmet Murat ildan

123. “You are never too old to set another goal or dream a new dream.” — Les Brown

124. “The place to start a positive attitude is with the little things. If you can learn to appreciate them and be grateful for them, you'll appreciate the big things as well as everything in between.” — John Maxwell

125. “You are the conductor of your own attitude! Nobody else can compose your thoughts for you.” — Larry Hargraves

126. “Changing your mindset is a game changer.” — Frank Sonnenberg

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

128. “Never whine, never complain, never try to justify yourself.” — Robert Greene

129. “Positive anything is better than negative nothing.” — Elbert Hubbard

130. “A bad attitude is like a flat tire. You won’t get anywhere until you change it.” — Unknown

131. “Do not be disheartened if you find yourself amidst grief because all things pass, and this will too. Rather be glad because joyful days will soon envelop you.” — Sushil Rungta

132. “I will always find a way and a way will always find me.” — Charles F. Glassman

133. “Attitude is a way of life. We have a choice every day regarding the attitude we embrace for that day.” — Puneet Sharma

134. “Always pay taxes. But never pay attention to negativity.” — Mac Duke The Strategist

135. “We must sing to survive life.” — Lailah Gifty Akita

136. “Positive anything is better than negative nothing.” — Elbert Hubbard

137. “Having the positive belief that it will all be OK just means that you hustle and make it work because failure is not even an option in your own mind.” — Natalie Massenet

138. “Attitudes are more important than facts.” — Mary Engelbreit

139. “The ideal attitude is to be physically loose and mentally tight.” — Lou Ferrigno

140. “Learning to control and adjust your attitude to a positive one reflects wisdom of the mind.” — Catherine Pulsifer

141. “Positive thinkers see possibilities, choose to pursue them, and more easily bounce back from failure. They have more energy and hope, and encounter more opportunities.” — Stan Toler

142. “Don’t think anything is unrealistic if you believe you can do it.” — Mike Ditka

143. “There is too much negativity in the world. Do your best to make sure you aren't contributing to it.” — Germany Kent

144. “Things have a way of working themselves out if we just remain positive.” — Lou Holtz

145. “Attitude determines the altitude of life.” — E.F. Schumacher

146. “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

147. “You always have a choice, even if it is only a choice of your attitude.” — Henry Ford

148. “If opportunity doesn’t knock, build a door.” — Milton Berle

149. “The most effective attitude to adopt is one of supreme acceptance.” — Robert Greene

150. “There are no limitations to the mind except those we acknowledge both poverty and riches are the offspring of thought.” — Napoleon Hill

Key takeaways

A positive attitude is a powerful tool that can help us navigate life's challenges with grace and resilience. It can help us find joy in the present moment, believe in our potential, and inspire us to create a better future for ourselves and those around us.

We hope that our collection of 150 positive attitude quotes has provided you with the inspiration and motivation you need to cultivate a more positive mindset. Remember, positivity is not just about being happy all the time but about choosing to see the good in every situation, no matter how challenging.

So, the next time you're feeling down or discouraged, come back to these quotes and remind yourself of the power of a positive attitude. With the right mindset and a little bit of determination, anything is possible.

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