110 Attitude Quotes

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Here are 110 of the best attitude quotes I could find. Hope you’ll find wisdom and inspiration in those beautiful words. Enjoy!

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Whatever happens, take responsibility. Tony Robbins Click to tweet

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Never whine, never complain, never try to justify yourself. Robert Greene Click to tweet

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If opportunity doesn’t knock, build a door. Milton Berle Click to tweet

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If you don’t like something, change it. If you can’t change it, change your attitude. Maya Angelou Click to tweet

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It is good people who make good places. Anna Sewell Click to tweet

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We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars. Oscar Wilde Click to tweet

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Sooner or later, those who win are those who think they can. Richard Bach Click to tweet

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Nurture your mind with great thoughts, for you will never go any higher than you think. Benjamin Disraeli Click to tweet

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Weakness of attitude becomes weakness of character. Albert Einstein Click to tweet

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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. Keep your habits positive because your habits become your values. Keep your values positive because your values become your destiny. Mahatma Gandhi Click to tweet

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Men do not attract that which they want, but that which they are. James Allen Click to tweet

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The weak make others feel inferior. The strong make others feel equal. Maxime Lagacé Click to tweet

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A quick temper will make a fool of you soon enough. Bruce Lee Click to tweet

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What they call you is one thing. What you answer to is something else. Lucille Clifton Click to tweet

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It’s not what happens to you, but how you react to it that matters. Epictetus Click to tweet

Related quotes and topics: positive, respect, kindness

The Best Attitude Quotes

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

Your problem isn’t the problem, it’s your attitude about the problem. Ann Brashares

Excellence is not a skill. It is an attitude. Ralph Marston

To put the world right in order, we must first put the nation in order; to put the nation in order, we must first put the family in order; to put the family in order, we must first cultivate our personal life; we must first set our hearts right. Confucius

We lost because we told ourselves we lost. Leo Tolstoy

Having a positive mental attitude is asking how something can be done rather than saying it can’t be done. Robert Foster Bennett

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

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The most effective attitude to adopt is one of supreme acceptance. Robert Greene Click to tweet

Action springs not from thought, but from a readiness for responsibility. Dietrich Bonhoeffer

The meaning of things lies not in the things themselves, but in our attitude towards them. Antoine de Saint-Exupery

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You really can change the world if you care enough. Marian Wright Edelman

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

A discriminating irreverence is the creator and protector of human liberty. Mark Twain

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

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People only see what they are prepared to see. Ralph Waldo Emerson Click to tweet

What others think of me is none of my business. Unknown (Submitted by the Wisdom Quotes Community)

In the depth of winter I finally learned that there was in me an invincible summer. Albert Camus

I don’t like that man. I must get to know him better. Abraham Lincoln Click to tweet

When you can’t change the direction of the wind — adjust your sails. H. Jackson Brown Jr

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

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

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

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

You cannot have a positive life and a negative mind. Joyce Meyer

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What Is Attitude?

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Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference. Winston Churchill Click to tweet

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

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

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

Attitude is everything, so pick a good one. Wayne Dyer

Attitude is altitude. Nick Vujicic

Part 2. Attitude Quotes That Are…

The Most Famous Attitude Quotes

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Searching for a famous attitude quote? Check out those ones below by Einstein, Keller, Shakespeare, Henry Ford, etc.
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Life is 10% what happens to me and 90% of how I react to it. John C. Maxwell

No one can make you feel inferior without your consent. Eleanor Roosevelt Click to tweet

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

When one door of happiness closes, another opens; but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one which has been opened for us. Helen Keller

A pessimist is one who makes difficulties of his opportunities and an optimist is one who makes opportunities of his difficulties. Harry S. Truman

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

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

If you think you can, you can. And if you think you can’t, you’re right. Henry Ford Click to tweet

I’m a great believer in luck and I find the harder I work, the more I have of it. Thomas Jefferson

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

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I’ve developed a new philosophy. I only dread one day at a time. Charlie Brown Click to tweet

If you do not change direction, you may end up where you are heading. Lao Tzu

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

You must be the change you want to see in the world. Mahatma Gandhi

Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work. Thomas A. Edison

There is nothing either good or bad but thinking makes it so. William Shakespeare

Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see a shadow. Helen Keller

Pessimism never won any battle. Dwight D. Eisenhower

Your attitude, not your aptitude, will determine your altitude. Zig Ziglar

See also: 8 Ways to Improve Your Attitude (inc.com)

Short Attitude Quotes

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One-liners, short attitude quotes, thoughts and captions for your bio, social status, self-talk, motto, mantra, signs, posters, wallpapers, backgrounds.
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Attitudes are more important than facts. George MacDonald Click to tweet

I will not take “but” for an answer. Langston Hughes

Your aspirations are your possibilities. Samuel Johnson

Attitude will always define who we are in life. Mark A. Brennan

To fly, we have to have resistance. Maya Lin

Preparation + Attitude + Opportunity + Action = Luck. John C. Maxwell

Every wall is a door. Ralph Waldo Emerson

A bad attitude is worse than a bad swing. Payne Stewart

Only you can control your future. Dr. Seuss

Perpetual optimism is a force multiplier. Colin Powell

Every day brings new choices. Martha Beck

Responsibility is the great developer of men. Mary Parker Follett

You become what you think about. Napoleon Hill Click to tweet

If you think you can’t, you’re right. Carol Bartz

Attitude determines the altitude of life. Edwin Louis Cole

Only I can change my life. No one can do it for me. Carol Burnett

I don’t get lucky. I make my own luck. Harvey Specter (Suits)

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Inspirational Attitude Sayings

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Strength and growth come only through continuous effort and struggle. Napoleon Hill

If you own this story you get to write the ending. Brené Brown Click to tweet

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

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

The greatest revolution of our generation is the discovery that human beings, by changing the inner attitudes of their minds, can change the outer aspects of their lives. William James

Put yourself in a state of mind where you say to yourself, “Here is an opportunity for me to celebrate like never before, my own power, my own ability to get myself to do whatever is necessary”. Unknown

The quickest way to change your attitude toward pain is to accept the fact that everything that happens to us has been designed for our spiritual growth. M. Scott Peck

And as we let our own light shine, we unconsciously give other people permission to do the same. As we are liberated from our fear, our presence automatically liberates others. Marianne Williamson

The world belongs to those who set out to conquer it armed with self-confidence and good humour. Charles Dickens

The truth is that our finest moments are most likely to occur when we are feeling deeply uncomfortable, unhappy, or unfulfilled. For it is only in such moments, propelled by our discomfort, that we are likely to step out of our ruts and start searching for different ways or truer answers. M. Scott Peck

Then, without realizing it, you try to improve yourself at the start of each new day; of course, you achieve quite a lot in the course of time. Anyone can do this, it costs nothing and is certainly very helpful. Whoever doesn’t know it must learn and find by experience that a quiet conscience makes one strong. Anne Frank

Build your own dreams, or someone else will hire you to build theirs. Farrah Gray

The price of greatness is responsibility. Winston Churchill Click to tweet

When you’re backed against the wall, break the goddamn thing down. Harvey Specter (Suits)

Bite off more than you can chew, then chew it. Ella Williams

Change your thoughts and you change your world. Norman Vincent Peale

Small opportunities are often the beginning of great enterprises. Demosthenes

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

Wise Attitude Sayings

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People who say it cannot be done should not interrupt those who are doing it. George Bernard Shaw Click to tweet

Eagles come in all shapes and sizes, but you will recognize them chiefly by their attitudes. E. F. Schumacher

He who has so little knowledge of human nature as to seek happiness by changing anything but his own disposition will waste his life in fruitless efforts. Samuel Johnson

Better to be emotionally intelligent than intellectually intelligent. Neil Strauss

Your attitude is more important than your capabilities. Similarly, your decision is more important than your capabilities. Jack Ma

To be upset over what you don’t have is to waste what you do have. Unknown

You can’t always have a good day. But you can always face a bad day with a good attitude. Unknown

Ability is what you’re capable of doing. Motivation determines what you do. Attitude determines how well you do it. Lou Holtz

People of little understanding are most apt to be angry when their sense is called into question. Samuel Richardson

So is cheerfulness, or a good temper, the more it is spent, the more remains. Ralph Waldo Emerson

The ideal attitude is to be physically loose and mentally tight. Arthur Ashe

It isn’t what happens to us that causes us to suffer; it’s what we say to ourselves about what happens. Pema Chodron

Character is the result of two things: mental attitude and the way we spend our time. Elbert Hubbard

Correction does much, but encouragement does more. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Don’t spend your precious time asking “Why isn’t the world a better place?” It will only be time wasted. The question to ask is “How can I make it better?” To that there is an answer. Leo Buscaglia

A happy person is not a person in a certain set of circumstances, but rather a person with a certain set of attitudes. Hugh Downs

You cannot tailor-make the situations in life but you can tailor-make the attitudes to fit those situations. Zig Ziglar

More words of wisdom, positive affirmations

Part 3. Conclusion

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Our attitude towards life determines life’s attitude towards us. Earl Nightingale Click to tweet

Call to action: Read The Science of Positive Thinking: How Positive Thoughts Build Your Skills, Boost Your Health, and Improve Your Work (huffingtonpost.com)

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Author Bio

maxime lagace

Maxime Lagacé started collecting quotes in 2004 after he lost his girlfriend in a car accident.

In search of meaning, he dived in the self-improvement world, psychology and trail running. His goal was to understand his pain, his depression, his fears, his lack of motivation and inspiration.

Books, blogs, quotes and nature became his guide.

He finished his software engineering degree in 2007 at the École de Technologie Supérieure de Montréal. He also studied at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University. A few years later, he started his first website to share his passion for quotes.

Maxime is a father of two, INFJ and also loves running. His best 5k is 17 minutes 41 seconds and his best marathon (42k) is in 3 hours 33 minutes 11 seconds (with 1800 meters of elevation gain).

Other notable interests of Maxime are health (mental and physical), meditation, nutrition, bananas, SEO, human potential, education, learning, productivity and minimalism.

Finally, he is (very) far from being perfect.

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Creation Date

March 28, 2018

Last Update

July 15, 2021

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13 comments

  1. Thank you so much! This is my first time learning of you.
    I am so glad I did. I love your collection of Quotes and am grateful for them.

    Susan Russella

    1. Yes, that’s a good one from Henry Ford.

      Thanks for sharing with us, Jeanie.

      Best,
      Maxime

  2. YOU MADE ME HAPPY TODAY.. thank you for the inspiration… its very easy to be positive.. but to keep being positive is very hard to do… like what you have said… stay focus.. stay positive.. stay happy…

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