135 Positive Quotes That Will Make Your Day Wonderful

Here are 135 of the best positive quotes I could find. Hope you’ll find motivation and inspiration to kick start your day. Enjoy!

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Positivity always wins…Always. Gary Vaynerchuk Click to tweet

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Keep looking up… that’s the secret of life. Charlie Brown Click to tweet

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Being positive is a sign of intelligence. Maxime Lagacé Click to tweet

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If you are positive, you’ll see opportunities instead of obstacles. Widad Akrawi Click to tweet

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Once you choose hope, anything’s possible. Christopher Reeve Click to tweet

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

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The best way to predict the future is to create it. Abraham Lincoln Click to tweet

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Small steps motivate. Big steps overwhelm. Maxime Lagacé Click to tweet

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The first step is you have to say that you can. Will Smith Click to tweet

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We can change our lives. We can do, have, and be exactly what we wish. Tony Robbins Click to tweet

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A problem is a chance for you to do your best. Duke Ellington Click to tweet

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Clear your mind of “cant”. Samuel Johnson Click to tweet

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The most important thing is to look ahead. The past is your anchor. Maxime Lagacé Click to tweet

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Positive anything is better than negative nothing. Elbert Hubbard Click to tweet

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Problems are not stop signs, they are guidelines. Robert Schuller Click to tweet

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A little progress each day adds up to big results. Unknown (See also: uplifting quotes) Click to tweet

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I am thankful to all who said no to me. It is because of them that I’m doing it myself. Albert Einstein Click to tweet

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We are limited, but we can push back the borders of our limitations. Stephen R. Covey Click to tweet

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Be thankful for what you have; you’ll end up having more. Oprah Winfrey Click to tweet

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Try to be a rainbow in someone’s cloud. Maya Angelou Click to tweet

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Miracles happen to those who believe in them. Bernhard Berenson Click to tweet

With the new day comes new strength and new thoughts. Eleanor Roosevelt

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

Wherever you are, and whatever you do, be in love. Rumi

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

In the end, everything will be okay. If it’s not okay, it’s not yet the end. Fernando Sabino

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One person can make a difference, and everyone should try. John F. Kennedy Click to tweet

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

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

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

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

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

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There isn’t anything that I cannot be or do or have. Abraham Hicks Click to tweet

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

Live as if your prayers are to be answered. Unknown

Be the light in the dark, be the calm in the storm and be at peace while at war. Mike Dolan

I ask not for a lighter burden, but for broader shoulders. Jewish proverb

Arise, awake and stop not till the goal is reached. Swami Vivekananda

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First say to yourself what you would be; and then do what you have to do. Epictetus

Life has no limitations, except the ones you make. Les Brown

Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all. Dale Carnegie

How high you fly is derived from how big you think. Robin Sharma

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

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The question isn’t who’s going to let me; it’s who is going to stop me. Ayn Rand Click to tweet

Little minds are tamed and subdued by misfortune; but great minds rise above them. Washington Irving

There are far, far better things ahead than anything we leave behind. C. S. Lewis Click to tweet

I have decided to be happy, because it’s good for my health. Voltaire

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

Think big thoughts but relish small pleasures. H. Jackson Brown

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It doesn’t matter how slow you go, as long as you don’t stop. Confucius

Change your thoughts and you change your world. Norman Vincent Peale Click to tweet

Choose to be optimistic, it feels better. 14th Dalai Lama

If you focus narrowly on the problem as you see it, you might well lose hope, but if you look at it from a wider perspective, it’s easier to be more positive. 14 Dalai Lama

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

Write it on your heart that every day is the best day in the year. Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

That which doesn’t kill us makes us stronger. Friedrich Nietzsche

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

Always turn a negative situation into a positive situation. Michael Jordan

I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed. Michael Jordan

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

Dwell on the beauty of life. Watch the stars, and see yourself running with them. Marcus Aurelius

Negative results are just what I want. They’re just as valuable to me as positive results. I can never find the thing that does the job best until I find the ones that don’t. Thomas A. Edison

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All you really need is love, but a little chocolate now and then doesn’t hurt. Charlie Brown Click to tweet

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

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

If you don’t like something change it. If you can’t change it, change your attitude about it. Don’t complain. Maya Angelou

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

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

The secret is contained in a three-part formula I learned in the gym: self-confidence, a positive mental attitude, and honest hard work. Arnold Schwarzenegger

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

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The best is yet to be. Robert Browning Click to tweet

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

Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope or confidence. Helen Keller

Start from wherever you are and with whatever you’ve got. Jim Rohn

Remember: Every champion was once a contender that refused to give up. Rocky Balboa

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

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One-liners, short positive quotes, thoughts and captions for your bio, social status, self-talk, motto, mantra, signs, posters, wallpapers, backgrounds.
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I will go anywhere as long as it’s forward. David Livingston Click to tweet

Positive thoughts lead to positive results. Maria V. Snyder

Life gets better when you care for the right things. Maxime Lagacé

Create explosive confidence. Robin Sharma

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Light tomorrow with today. Elizabeth Barrett Browning

Everyday is a second chance. Unknown

Walk slowly but never walk backward. Unknown

On the other side of the clouds is a bright blue sky. Unknown

A positive mindset brings positive things. Philipp Reiter

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Why fit in when you were born to stand out? Dr. Seuss Click to tweet

Keep a smile on your face. Keep a spring in your step. Joel Osteen

Stay positive; stay hopeful. Joel Osteen

Turn every life situation into a positive one. Rhonda Byrne

There is always something to be grateful for. Rhonda Byrne

Cheerfulness is the very flower of health.

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If I persist long enough I will win. Og Mandino Click to tweet

Conviction is much more powerful than “positive thinking”. The Stoic Emperor

Miracles are born of conviction. Marianne Williamson Click to tweet

The most important thing is to stay positive. Saku Koivu

One thing at a time. Most important thing first. Start now. Caroline Webb

The road to success is always under construction. Lily Tomlin

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

Keep calm and keep learning. Lailah Gifty Akita

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You are joy, looking for a way to express. Esther Hicks

The energy of the mind is the essence of life. Aristotle

Of the 35000 decisions you make each day, how many are positive? Negative? Fear based? Or love based? Maxime Lagacé

You reap fruit from the same kind of seed you’ve been sowing. You can’t talk negative and expect to live positive. Joel Osteen

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

Clouds come floating into my life, no longer to carry rain or usher storm, but to add color to my sunset sky. Rabindranath Tagore

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The great majority of men are bundles of beginnings. Ralph Waldo Emerson Click to tweet

Stay positive. Forgive others. Invest in yourself. Trust your instincts. Lead with an open heart. Don’t let others ruin your day. Do things that bring you joy. Be of service to humanity. Find your soul tribe. Love yourself. Lewis Howes

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

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

Your positivity can become a castle around you which will protect you from the arrow of negativity. Gurudev Shree Chitrabhanu

Your happiness can not be taken by the others if it is not given by the others. Osho

Do not pray for an easy life, pray for the strength to endure a difficult one. Bruce Lee (See also: patience quotes)

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The dreamers are the saviors of the world. James Allen Click to tweet

It only ends once. Anything that happens before that is just progress. Jacob (Lost)

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

There is some good in this world, and it’s worth fighting for. J.R.R. Tolkien Click to tweet

The harder the struggle, the more glorious the triumph. Self-realization demands very great struggle. Swami Sivananda

For a tree to become tall it must grow tough roots among the rocks. Friedrich Nietzsche

Do not let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do. John Wooden

All bad things, like good things, must end. Nihar Sharma

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One joy scatters a hundred griefs. Chinese proverb Click to tweet

One may go a long way after one is tired. French proverb

Sometimes the best thing you can do is not think, not wonder, not imagine, not obsess. Just breathe, and have faith that everything will work out for the best. Unknown

Take time to deliberate; but when the time for action arrives, stop thinking and go in. Andrew Jackson

Never let anyone to tell you that you need to be positive all the time; you are not a robot. Paulo Coelho

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

Accept the fact that all events occur for a reason, and that it is within your capacity to see this reason as positive. Robert Greene

Be happy. It’s one way of being wise. Colette

The gem cannot be polished without friction, nor man perfected without trials. Chinese proverb

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Positive thinking must be followed by positive doing. John C. Maxwell

Better to be an optimist who gets disappointed than a pessimist who has no hope. Robin Sharma

Affliction is often that thing which prepares an ordinary person for some sort of an extraordinary destiny. C.S. Lewis

The greatest accomplishment is not in never falling, but in rising again after you fall. Vince Lombardi

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

I do not try to dance better than anyone else. I only try to dance better than myself. Arianna Huffington Click to tweet

Stay positive, all other choices are pointless punishments to your psyche. Joe Peterson

No matter what the situation, remind yourself “I have a choice”. Deepak Chopra

Delete the negative; accentuate the positive. Donna Karan

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Keep your face towards the sunshine and shadows will fall behind you. Walt Whitman Click to tweet

Call to action: Read Six Habits Of Positive People (fastcompany.com) or See also: 15 Tips for Being More Positive – Melyssa Griffin (melyssagriffin.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.

You can find him on Twitter, Pinterest, LinkedIn, Quora, Strava, Sportstats, Instagram, Facebook, YouTube.

Creation Date

November 1, 2018

Last Update

February 19, 2021

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  1. Hi Maxime, a great set of quotes you’ve got here! But as others wrote, I’d love to see more put in a design as it sticks better in my mind. You could try Pixteller to create them.

  2. Hi Maxime. The quotes you share are rich in content and profoundly inspire us with a spirit of positive thinking and imagination. Most appreciated, keep the fire burning !

  3. Hello Maxime,

    I’m very very sad about your girlfriend, God may her spirit rest in peace & in his heart⚘.

    Awesome collections😊!
    Thank you for sharing.

  4. Hi Maxime,
    Wow, what a collection. I enjoyed and felt positivity within while reading these quotes.
    There are many favorite quotes of mine, (1) “The positive thinker sees the invisible…” and (2) “Positive thinking is the key…” are of my most favorites.

    Thanks for this post!

    1. Thanks for your valuable comment, Ellie.
      Perhaps a top 10 images (instead of 3), would be more appropriate.


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