By Maxime Lagacé
Maxime is the founder and chief editor of WisdomQuotes. He has been collecting quotes since 2004. His goal? To help you develop a calm, peaceful and powerful mind. Learn more about him on his about page.
According to research (1, 2, 3), positivity helps you be:
- More resilient
- More creative
- Less stressed
That’s why I’ve studied positivity and happiness for the last 19 years.
I’ve spent countless hours in books, blogs, videos (and in my head) trying to find peace.
Here are 103 of the best positive quotes I’ve collected since 2004.
I hope you’ll find the right words to uplift yourself.
After all, a beautiful life is not a perfect one.
It’s a life where you stand up and keep going no matter what happens.
You’ll discover quotes by Buddha, Emerson, Einstein, and many more.
Positivity always wins…Always. Gary Vaynerchuk
Being positive is a sign of intelligence. Maxime Lagacé
Keep looking up… that’s the secret of life. Charlie Brown
If you are positive, you’ll see opportunities instead of obstacles. Widad Akrawi
Once you choose hope, anything’s possible. Christopher Reeve
You can, you should, and if you’re brave enough to start, you will. Stephen King
Small steps motivate. Big steps overwhelm. Maxime Lagacé
The first step is you have to say that you can. Will Smith
A problem is a chance for you to do your best. Duke Ellington
The most important thing is to look ahead. The past is your anchor. Maxime Lagacé
Positive anything is better than negative nothing. Elbert Hubbard
Problems are not stop signs, they are guidelines. Robert Schuller
A little progress each day adds up to big results. Unknown
I am thankful to all who said no to me. It is because of them that I’m doing it myself. Albert Einstein
Try to be a rainbow in someone’s cloud. Maya Angelou
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Enjoying the quotes so far?
Keep reading and you’ll discover even more inspiring words by Les Brown, Paulo Coelho, Ayn Rand, Voltaire, and more.
After all, we can all benefit from the power of positive words and thoughts.
That’s why I’ve been using quotes and positive self-talk to uplift my mood since 2004.
In times of struggle, I’ve found that the right words can inspire, motivate and even change a negative situation into a good one.
By changing our perspective and being more upbeat, life becomes smoother and funnier, isn’t it?
negative people live backward, but positive people are the ones who change the world.
Have you noticed?
The Best Positive Quotes
Positivity is a superpower. Ryan Brewlow (Source)
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
With the new day comes new strength and new thoughts. Eleanor Roosevelt
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
Miracles happen to those who believe in them. Bernhard Berenson
One person can make a difference, and everyone should try. John F. Kennedy
Joy is not in things; it is in us. Richard Wagner
Mix a little foolishness with your serious plans. It is lovely to be silly at the right moment. Horace
Wherever you go, no matter what the weather, always bring your own sunshine. Anthony J. D’Angelo
Be the light in the dark, be the calm in the storm and be at peace while at war. Mike Dolan
There isn’t anything that I cannot be or do or have. Abraham Hicks
This could be the best week of your life. Layah Heilpern (Source)
I ask not for a lighter burden, but for broader shoulders. Jewish proverb
Optimism is a happiness magnet. If you stay positive, good things and good people will be drawn to you. Mary Lou Retton
One small positive thought can change your whole day. Zig Ziglar
Arise, awake and stop not till the goal is reached. Swami Vivekananda
Virtually nothing on earth can stop a person with a positive attitude who has his goal clearly in sight. Denis Waitley
First say to yourself what you would be; and then do what you have to do. Epictetus
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
Staying positive doesn’t mean you have to be happy all the time. It means that even on the hard days you know better ones are coming. Unknown
Little minds are tamed and subdued by misfortune; but great minds rise above them. Washington Irving
The question isn’t who’s going to let me; it’s who is going to stop me. Ayn Rand
There are far, far better things ahead than anything we leave behind. C. S. Lewis
We must embrace pain and burn it as fuel for our journey. Kenji Miyazawa
Think big thoughts but relish small pleasures. H. Jackson Brown
You are joy, looking for a way to express. Esther Hicks
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The Most Famous Positive Quotes
Searching for a famous positive quote? Check out those by Confucius, Nietzsche, Thomas Edison, Oprah Winfrey, Emerson, etc.
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
Choose to be optimistic, it feels better. 14th Dalai Lama
Give every day the chance to become the most beautiful day of your life. Mark Twain
The great majority of men are bundles of beginnings. Ralph Waldo Emerson
Even though you’re fed up, you gotta keep your head up. Tupac Shakur
The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched – they must be felt with the heart. Helen Keller
Believe you can and you’re halfway there. Theodore Roosevelt
Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other one thing. Abraham Lincoln
Write it on your heart that every day is the best day in the year. Ralph Waldo Emerson
Always turn a negative situation into a positive situation. Michael Jordan
The best way to predict the future is to create it. Abraham Lincoln
The positive thinker sees the invisible, feels the intangible, and achieves the impossible. Winston Churchill
That which doesn’t kill us makes us stronger. Friedrich Nietzsche
Stay positive; stay hopeful. Joel Osteen
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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
Laughter is timeless, imagination has no age, dreams are forever. Walt Disney
Light tomorrow with today. Elizabeth Barrett Browning
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
All you really need is love, but a little chocolate now and then doesn’t hurt. Charlie Brown
Positivity precedes success. Maxime Lagacé
The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams. Eleanor Roosevelt
If you can’t fly then run, if you can’t run then walk, if you can’t walk then crawl, but whatever you do you have to keep moving forward. Martin Luther King Jr
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
The best is yet to be. Robert Browning
There is a sense that things, if you keep positive and optimistic about what can be done, do work out. Hillary Clinton
We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars. Oscar Wilde
Wise Positive Quotes
The wiser you get, the more you realize how lucky you are. Maxime Lagacé
I will go anywhere as long as it’s forward. David Livingston
Positive thoughts lead to positive results. Maria V. Snyder
Say something positive, and you’ll see something positive. Jim Thompson
We are limited, but we can push back the borders of our limitations. Stephen R. Covey
Create explosive confidence. Robin Sharma
Everyday is a second chance. Unknown
Everyday you can take a tiny step in the right direction. Unknown
Why fit in when you were born to stand out? Dr. Seuss
Walk slowly but never walk backward. Unknown
On the other side of the clouds is a bright blue sky. Unknown
If I persist long enough I will win. Og Mandino
The roots of a good life: being positive and moving forward. Maxime Lagacé
One joy scatters a hundred griefs. Chinese proverb
A positive mindset brings positive things. Philipp Reiter
Instead of complaining or arguing, be positive and put out the message you want out there. Dan Go
Keep a smile on your face. Keep a spring in your step. Joel Osteen
Keep your face always toward the sunshine – and shadows will fall behind you. Walt Whitman
Train your mind to think everything is happening in your favor. Dan Go
Cheerfulness is the very flower of health. Proverb
Positive thinking must be followed by positive doing. John C. Maxwell
Staying healthy, calm and positive is what wise people do. Maxime Lagacé
Conviction is much more powerful than “positive thinking”. The Stoic Emperor
Turn every life situation into a positive one. Rhonda Byrne
Miracles are born of conviction. Marianne Williamson
Clear your mind of “cant”. Samuel Johnson
If you tell yourself you feel fine, you will. Jodi Picoult
Keep calm and keep learning. Lailah Gifty Akita
The road to success is always under construction. Lily Tomlin
Enjoying the ride to happiness, is happiness. Maxime Lagacé
The dreamers are the saviors of the world. James Allen
- Remember: you can if you want.
- Being positive is smart. Being pessimistic is useless.
- We build a better world with positive people, not negative ones.
- The fruit of positivity is progress. The fruit of negativity is regression.
- By being positive, you will inspire people and they will inspire other people too.
- You only have one life so don’t be so serious about it. Light up! 😃
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Hope you enjoyed these beautiful positive quotes.
The goal was to help you think positively, stay strong, and give you a mental boost to start off your day.
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