Here are 95 of the best positive quotes I could find. Hope you’ll find motivation and inspiration to kick start your day. Enjoy!


Positivity always wins…Always. Gary Vaynerchuk Click to tweet


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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

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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.

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?

In sum,

negative people live backward, but positive people are the ones who change the world.

Have you noticed that?

The Best Positive Quotes

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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


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

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


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

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


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

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

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

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


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

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

See also: thought of the day, positive affirmations

Part 2. Positive Quotes That Are…

The Most Famous Positive Quotes

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Searching for a More 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 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


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

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

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


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

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

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

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

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


Light tomorrow with today. Elizabeth Barrett Browning

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


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

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


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

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

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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


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

Create explosive confidence. Robin Sharma

Everyday is a second chance. Unknown


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

Walk slowly but never walk backward. Unknown

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


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

A positive mindset brings positive things. Philipp Reiter

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


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

Stay positive; stay hopeful. Joel Osteen

Cheerfulness is the very flower of health. Proverb


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

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 Click to tweet


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

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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Part 3. Conclusion

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

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

I, too, am a person, and I get another chance every day the sun comes up. Bill Murray (

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Hope you enjoyed these beautiful positive quotes. The goal was truly to give you a quick mental boost to start off your day. Don’t hesitate to come back here if you need more. Now, if you did like the quotes, please share them with a friend today!

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