When it seems like nothing’s going your way, when things are tough and you feel like you can’t go on — it’s often at that moment that something good will happen.
A little positivity can go a long way and is a great remedy for the inevitable downs in life.
May the following positivity quotes serve as a reminder that life goes on despite setbacks. If you can get through the moment, and the day, better things await.
Best Positivity Quotes
1.) Optimist: someone who figures that taking a step backward after taking a step forward is not a disaster; it’s more like a cha-cha.
2.) Sometimes, when things are falling apart, they may actually be falling into place.
3.) Yes, we can!
4.) It always seems impossible until it is done.
5.) If you think you can then you can.
6.) The moment where you doubt you can fly, you cease forever being able to do it.
Peter Pan J.M. Barrie
7.) Virtually nothing is impossible in this world if you just put your mind to it and maintain a positive attitude.
8.) Don’t worry about the world coming to an end today. It’s already tomorrow in Australia.
9.) My friends, love is better than anger. Hope is better than fear. Optimism is better than despair. So let us be loving, hopeful, and optimistic. And we’ll change the world.
10.) The possible is just the impossible that we’ve come to accept.
11.) Mind is a flexible mirror; adjust it to see a better world.
I must die. Must I then die lamenting? I must be put in chains. Must I then also lament? I must go into exile. Does any man then hinder me from going with smiles and cheerfulness and contentment?
I didn’t fail the test. I just found 100 ways to do it wrong.
A goal is not always meant to be reached; it often serves simply as something to aim at.
Once you replace negative thoughts with positive ones, you’ll start having positive results.
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.
It is better to dwell on the beautiful things in life than the negative.
Lailah Gifty Akita
Thousands of candles can be lighted from a single candle, and the life of the candle will not be shortened. Happiness never decreases by being shared.
Let your life lightly dance on the edges of time like dew on the tip of a leaf.
Think about every good thing in your life right now. Free yourself of worrying. Let go of the anxiety, breathe. Stay positive; all is well.
Funny Positivity Quotations
Positive anything is better than negative nothing.
Life is like a sewer – what you get out of it depends on what you put into it.
There is nothing in a caterpillar that tells you it’s going to be a butterfly.
A No. 2 pencil and a dream can take you anywhere.
People often say that motivation doesn’t last. Well, neither does bathing – that’s why we recommend it daily.
Be fanatically positive and militantly optimistic. If something is not to your liking, change your liking.
The way I see it, if you want the rainbow, you gotta put up with the rain.
If you think you are too small to make a difference, try sleeping with a mosquito.
Change is not a four-letter word – but often, your reaction to it is!
Amusing Takes on Having a Good Attitude
When life gives you lemons, squirt someone in the eye.
If opportunity doesn’t knock, build a door.
Short Positivity Quotes
Every sunset is an opportunity to reset.
You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough.
Say something positive, and you’ll see something positive.
It will never rain roses: when we want to have more roses, we must plant more roses.
If you want light to come into your life, you need to stand where it is shining.
Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see a shadow.
Think like a proton. Always positive.
No matter how small you start, always dream big.
Each day provides its own gifts.
What we think, we become.
Hard work keeps the wrinkles out of the mind and spirit.
I dwell in possibility.
The surest way to make your dreams come true is to live them.
Roy T. Bennett
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Famous Positivity Sayings
Those who don’t believe in magic will never find it.
When you are enthusiastic about what you do, you feel this positive energy. It’s very simple.
When things go wrong, don’t go with them.
Be thankful for what you have; you’ll end up having more. If you concentrate on what you don’t have, you will never, ever have enough.
You’re off to great places; today is your day. Your mountain is waiting, so get on your way.
Always turn a negative situation into a positive situation.
Choose to be optimistic, it feels better.
Accentuate the Positive
When your back is to the wall and you are facing fear head-on, the only way is forward and through it.
You say freak, I say unique.
Look at the sparrows; they do not know what they will do in the next moment. Let us literally live from moment to moment.
The sun himself is weak when he first rises and gathers strength and courage as the day gets on.
It’s okay. It may not seem like it right now, but you are going to be fine. I know it’s scary, but don’t be afraid. You are who you are, and you should love that person, and I don’t want anyone to have to go through 22 years of their life afraid to accept that.
When the sun is shining I can do anything; no mountain is too high, no trouble too difficult to overcome.
Even a stopped clock is right twice every day. After some years, it can boast of a long series of successes.
Marie Von Ebner-Eschenbach
Wherever you go, no matter what the weather, always bring your own sunshine.
Anthony J. D’Angelo
The only time you fail is when you fall down and stay down.
Be Positive Insights
Seeing the glass as half empty is more positive than seeing it as half full. Through such a lens the only choice is to pour more. That is righteous pessimism.
The happiness of your life depends upon the quality of your thoughts.
You always pass failure on the way to success.
The more you praise and celebrate your life, the more there is in life to celebrate.
The world is full of magical things patiently waiting for our wits to grow sharper.
You do not find the happy life. You make it.
Thomas S. Monson
I say looking on the bright side of life never killed anybody.
Whatever is worrying you right now—forget about it. Take a deep breath, stay positive, and know things will get better.
Positive thinking will let you do everything better than negative thinking will.
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
Happy Thoughts about Life
It’s a funny thing about life, once you begin to take note of the things you are grateful for, you begin to lose sight of the things that you lack.
In every day, there are 1,440 minutes. That means we have 1,440 daily opportunities to make a positive impact.
Let your unique awesomeness and positive energy inspire confidence in others.
People tend to be generous when sharing their nonsense, fear, and ignorance. And while they seem quite eager to feed you their negativity, please remember that sometimes the diet we need to be on is a spiritual and emotional one. Be cautious with what you feed your mind and soul. Fuel yourself with positivity and let that fuel propel you into positive action.
Words can inspire, thoughts can provoke, but only action truly brings you closer to your dreams.
Even if I don’t reach all my goals, I’ve gone higher than I would have if I hadn’t set any.
Most of all, I’ll remind them each morning that we make a choice to bring positivity or negativity into the world, and that within every single person there lies an extraordinary story waiting to unfold.
If you see the world and yourself through a lens smudged by negativity then you’ll find much misery. If you look outwards and inwards through lens brightened by positivity you’ll find much to be happy and appreciative about.
Dwell on the beauty of life. Watch the stars, and see yourself running with them.
Positivity Quotes for Success
Everything is within your power, and your power is within you.
The elevator to success is out of order. You’ll have to use the stairs… one step at a time.
I’ve missed more than 9,000 shots in my career I’ve lost almost 300 games. 26 times I’ve been trusted to take the game-winning shot and missed. I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed.
Live life to the fullest and focus on the positive.
Optimism is a happiness magnet. If you stay positive good things and good people will be drawn to you.
Mary Lou Retton
The true measure of success is how many times you can bounce back from failure.
Positivity Quotes for Instagram
If you walked away from a toxic, negative, abusive, one-sided, dead-end low vibrational relationship or friendship— you won.
Stay positive. Better days are on their way.
Find magic in the little things, and the big things you always expected will start to show up.
You’re braver than you believe and stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.
If I got rid of my demons, I’d lose my angels.
Every day may not be good… but there’s something good in every day.
Alice Morse Earle
Extraordinary things are always hiding in places people never think to look.
Tough times don’t last. Tough people do.
When you fail, that is when you get closer to success.
It makes a big difference in your life when you stay positive.
By MJ O’Halloran
MJ writes about family, culture, and entertainment.
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