146 Stay Positive Quotes and Sayings

Staying positive at all times can be really challenging especially when you’re going through something difficult. These positive quotes we compiled will remind you that life is not indeed easy, but we have to fight anyway. We fight and push through not only for ourselves but most importantly for the people we love and for those who love us.

Stay Positive Quotes

1. Stay positive and happy. Work hard and don’t give up hope . Be open to criticism and keep learning. Surround yourself with happy, warm and genuine people. – Tena Desae

2. Work hard for what you want because it won’t come to you without a fight. You have to be strong and courageous and know that you can do anything you put your mind to. If somebody puts you down or criticizes you, just keep on believing in yourself and turn it into something positive. – Leah LaBelle

3. Choosing to be positive and having a grateful attitude is going to determine how you’re going to live your life. – Joel Osteen

4. I believe if you keep your faith, you keep your trust, you keep the right attitude, if you’re grateful, you’ll see God open up new doors. – Joel Osteen

5. All I can control is myself and just keep having a positive attitude. – Rose Namajunas

6. I think that life is difficult. People have challenges. Family members get sick, people get older, and you don’t always get the job or the promotion that you want. You have conflicts in your life. And really, life is about your resilience and your ability to go through your life and all of the ups and downs with a positive attitude. – Jennifer Hyman

7. Your positive action combined with positive thinking results in success. – Shiv Khera

8. Once you replace negative thoughts with positive ones, you’ll start having positive results. – Willie Nelson

9. What you feel inside reflects on your face. So be happy and positive all the time. – Sridevi

10. Successful people maintain a positive focus in life no matter what is going on around them. They stay focused on their past successes rather than their past failures, and on the next action steps they need to take to get them closer to the fulfillment of their goals rather than all the other distractions that life presents to them . – Jack Canfield

11. Don’t forget to tell yourself positive things daily. You must love yourself internally to glow externally. – Hannah Bronfman

Stay Positive Quotes

12. I surround myself with good people who make me feel great and give me positive energy. – Ali Krieger

13. Yesterday is not ours to recover, but tomorrow is ours to win or lose. – Lyndon B. Johnson

14. A positive attitude causes a chain reaction of positive thoughts, events and outcomes. It is a catalyst and it sparks extraordinary results. – Wade Boggs

15. Real change is difficult at the beginning. Without the familiar to rely upon, you may not in as much command as you had once been. When things are not going your way, you will start doubting yourself. Stay positive, keep the faith, and keep moving forward -your breakthrough may be just around the corner. – Roy T. Bennett

16. The problem is not the problem. The problem is your attitude about the problem. – Captain Jack Sparrow

17. You are not an option, a choice or a soft place to land after a long battle. You were meant to be the one. If you can wrap yourself around the idea that you are something incredible, then you will stop excusing behavior that rapes your very soul. You were never meant to teach someone to love you. You were meant to be loved. – Shannon L. Alder

18. Convince yourself everyday that you are worthy of a good life. Let go of stress, breathe. Stay positive, all is well. – Germany Kent

19. Any day above ground is a good day. Before you complain about anything, be thankful for your life and the things that are still going well. – Germany Kent

20. Stay positive. Sometimes you don’t even realize you’re blocking your own blessings by thinking negatively and holding on to the past. Learn to let go. – Germany Kent

21. There is too much negativity in the world. Do your best to make sure you aren’t contributing to it. – Germany Kent

22. In a world muddled with madness, I made a conscious effort to stay sane. – Angela Colleen Prendergast

23. When you always stay positive, you least worry yourself over anything at all! You only take lessons from negative moments of life, and people who seek to change your positive nature to negative! Don’t ever allow your life to be negative just because of people, things and negative occurrences in life, not even for a brief moment. You are you. You are a positive person; stay positive and be happy. – Ernest Agyemang Yeboah

24. Rise baby rise. Don’t let the bad things happening in your life keep you down. Bring the warrior out of your soul and keep moving forward in life. Don’t look back at the pain. Look forward to the joy and pleasure ahead. Great things are awaiting for you down the road if you believe. – Timothy Pina

25. The battle is not physical, it is spiritual and your mind is the battleground. Keep your mind pure and positive. – Jeanette Coron

26. Stay beautiful, stay positive, and remember that you matter in this world. – Life Of Grace

27. Life is all about highs and lows like sound waves you will be bored with a sound with a single not. Modulation makes the tune beautiful ups and downs make our life crazy. – Giridhar Alwar

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

Stay Positive Quotes

29. The most important thing is to stay positive. – Saku Koivu

30. Staying positive does not mean that things will turn out okay. Rather it is knowing that YOU will be okay no matter how things turn out.

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

32. If you are positive, you’ll see opportunities instead of obstacles. – Widad Akrawi

33. Positive anything is better than negative nothing. – Elbert Hubbard

34. Positive thinking will let you do everything better than negative thinking will.  – Zig Ziglar

35. No matter what you’re going through, there’s a light at the end of the tunnel and it may seem hard to get to it but you can do it and just keep working towards it and you’ll find the positive side of things. – Demi Lovato

36. People deal too much with the negative, with what is wrong. Why not try and see positive things, to just touch those things and make them bloom? – Nhat Hanh

37. A lot of times people look at the negative side of what they feel they can’t do. I always look on the positive side of what I can do. – Chuck Norris

38. 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 become your habits. Keep your habits positive, because your habits. – Mahatma Gandhi

39. You cannot change reality, but you can control the manner in which you look at things. Your attitude is under your own control. Weed out the negative and focus on the positive. – Helen Steiner Rice

40. When it rains, it pours. But soon, the sun shines again. Stay positive. Better days are on their way.

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

42. Stay positive in every situation and everything you do, never stop trying, have faith don’t stop due to failure. – Anurag Prakash Ray

43. Positive thinking is empowering, positive action is achieving. – Dr T.P.Chia.

44. If you absolutely can’t stay positive, don’t go negative, just cruise neutral for a while until you can get back up. – Terri Guillemets

45. In times of great stress or adversity, it’s always best to keep busy, to plow your anger and your energy into something positive. – Lee Lacocca

46. An attitude of positive expectation is the mark of the superior personality. – Brian Tracy

47. If you have a positive attitude and constantly strive to give your best effort, eventually you will overcome your immediate problems and find you are ready for greater challenges. – Pat Riley

Stay Positive Quotes

48. Surround yourself with positive people and situations, and avoid negativity. – Doreen Virtue

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

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

51. The pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity. The optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty. – Winston Churchill

52. You will never succeed if you do not believe that you deserve what you want. Visualize your goal. Make an effort to go for it and always stay positive that it can be yours. – Dr Anil Kr Sinha

53. Positivity will block the negative thoughts that overwhelm you during tough times. Stay positive and you’ll achieve more than what you set yourself for. The positivity in our life is a function of our thinking. So think positive, stay positive! – Simi Ngr

54. Be fanatically positive and militantly optimistic. If something is not to your liking, change your liking. – Rick Steves

55. Work hard, stay positive, and get up early. It’s the best part of the day. – George Allen

56. Delete the negative accentuate the positive. – Donna Karan

57. Love yourself. It is important to stay positive because beauty comes from the inside out. – Jenn Proske

58. When you go through a negative situation, don’t think about it. Make it positive. – Yoko Ono

59. Be positive with every idea surrounding your dreams. Think about the possibility of what you plan to do and approach it with an optimistic action. Stay positively. – Israelmore Ayivor

60. By choosing positivity you become a contender for the human spirit giving hope to those in need. – Bryant McGill

61. No matter what you face, don’t forget if you’re positive, positivity will find you and embrace you. – Widad Akrawi

62. Negative people need drama like oxygen. Stay positive, it’ll take their breath away. – Tony Gaskins

63. Have fun, be yourself, enjoy life and stay positive. – Tatiana Maslany

64. A fantastic positive attitude makes a great day. Smile. – Mary D. Bradford

65. Positive thoughts lead to positive results. – Maria V. Snyder

66. Before you leave the house, you need to make up your mind that you’re going to stay positive and enjoy the day no matter what comes your way. You have to decide ahead of time. – Joel Osteen

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

Stay Positive Quotes

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

69. Even in a bad situation, there’s always a positive side. Even if you can’t see it yet. – Susane Colasanti

70. I try and stay positive, being negative isn’t good for my personality. I don’t just bring myself down, I bring everyone around me down. It’s like a dark cloud, ‘Uh oh, here we go,’ and have to snap out of it. – Catherine Zeta-Jones

71. I have the ability to build myself up or break myself down. I stay positive. Strength comes from within. – Hayley Williams

72. Live life to the fullest, and focus on the positive. – Matt Cameron

73. Start each day with a positive thought and a grateful heart. – Roy T. Bennett

74. Be not afraid of life. Believe that life is worth living, and your belief will help create the fact. – William James

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

76. Be thankful for everything that happens in your life, it’s all an experience. – Roy T. Bennet

77. Stay positive in every situation and everything you do, never stop trying, have faith don’t stop due to failure. – Anurag Prakash Ray

78. Be mindful. Be grateful. Be positive. Be true. Be kind. – Roy T. Bennett

79. People have to remain positive and believe in those dreams. It’s really important. – Kirsty Coventry

80. The positivity in our life is a function of our thinking. So think positive, stay positive.

81. Be the reason someone smiles. Be the reason someone feels loved and believes in the goodness in people. – Roy T. Bennett

82. Change may not always bring growth, but there is no growth without change. – Roy T. Bennett

83. You have to be positive, and I’m not just talking about athletics, this also applies to life. – Sheryl Swoopes

84. Focus on your strengths, not your weaknesses. Focus on your character, not your reputation. Focus on your blessings, not your misfortunes. – Roy T. Bennett

85. I have to think of the positive; that’s how I cope. – Ingrid Newkirk

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

87. Love yourself. It is important to stay positive because beauty comes from the inside out. – Jenn Proske

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

89. I’m a positive person, and I try to look at the good side of everything. – Leona Lewis

90. Your hardest times often lead to the greatest moments of your life. Keep going. Tough situations build strong people in the end. – Roy T. Bennett

Stay Positive Quotes

91. It makes a big difference in your life when you stay positive. – Ellen DeGeneres

92. Instead of worrying about what you cannot control, shift your energy to what you can create. – Roy T. Bennett

93. Either you run the day, or the day runs you. – Jim Rohn

94. I’m all about your mindset, being focused, staying positive, being optimistic, and knowing that these are all aspects of my life that I love and enjoy. – Kyla Pratt

95. Don’t worry about failures, worry about the chances you miss when you don’t even try. – Jack Canfield

96. People like to be around those who give off positive energy. – Erin Heatherton

97. And I have to work so hard at talking positively to myself. If I don’t, it’s just real hard to get through the day, and I’ll get really down, and just want to cry. My whole body language changes. I get more slumped over. – Delta Burke

98. You can’t make positive choices for the rest of your life without an environment that makes those choices easy, natural, and enjoyable. – Deepak Chopra

99. My optimism wears heavy boots and is loud. – Henry Rollins

100. Having the positive belief that it will all be okay just means that you hustle and make it work because failure is not even an option in your own mind. – Natalie Massenet

101. Live your days on the positive side of life, in tune with your most treasured values. And in each moment you’ll have much to live for. – Ralph Marston

102. I try to make the good days great and take something positive from the days I’m not feeling good -work on technique or something like that. – Katie Ledecky

103. I am a positive person. I never think of the glass as half empty. I just keep pushing forward. – Rosie Perez

104. I’m a very positive person. My grandmother taught me that happiness is both a skill and a decision, and you are responsible for the outcome. – Helen McCrory

105. Positive energy knows no boundaries. If everyone were to spread positive energy on the Internet, the world would be a much better place. – Lu Wei

106. When you wake up every day, you have two choices. You can either be positive or negative, an optimist or a pessimist. I choose to be an optimist. It’s all a matter of perspective. – Harvey Mackay

107. I’m a big cockeyed optimist. I try to accentuate the positive as opposed to the negative. – Betty White

108. A positive attitude is something everyone can work on, and everyone can learn how to employ it. – Joan Lunden

109. You need to be able to manage stress because hard times will come, and a positive outlook is what gets you through. – Marie Osmond

110. We all go through sad times, but I was brought up to be positive. – Jess Glynne

111. You can’t live a positive life with a negative mind and if you have a positive outcome you have a positive income and just to have more positivity and just too kind of laugh it off. – Miley Cyrus

112. Be positive and laugh at everything. – Alexandra Roach

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113. Adopting a really positive attitude can work wonders to adding years to your life, a spring to your step, a sparkle to your eye, and all of that. – Christie Brinkley

114. Being positive is like going up a mountain. Being negative is like sliding down a hill. A lot of times, people want to take the easy way out, because it’s basically what they’ve understood throughout their lives. – Chuck D

115. Virtually nothing is impossible in this world if you just put your mind to it and maintain a positive attitude. – Lou Holtz

116. When you think positive, good things happen. – Matt Kemp

117. Love yourself. It is important to stay positive because beauty comes from the inside out. – Jenn Proske

118. Positive culture comes from being mindful, and respecting your coworkers, and being empathetic. – Biz Stone

119. Life is 10% what happens to us and 90% how we react to it. – Dennis P. Kimbro

120. Be positive with every idea surrounding your dreams. Think about the possibility of what you plan to do and approach it with an optimistic action. Stay positively. – Israelmore Ayivor

121. The real opportunity for success lies within the person and not in the job. – Zig Ziglar

122. I always like to look on the optimistic side of life, but I am realistic enough to know that life is a complex matter. – Walt Disney

123. Luck is a dividend of sweat. The more you sweat, the luckier you get. – Ray Kroc

124. There is no royal road to anything. One thing at a time, all things in succession. That which grows fast, withers as rapidly. That which grows slowly, endures. – Josiah Gilbert Holland

125. Pessimism leads to weakness, optimism to power. – William James

126. Let us rise up and be thankful, for if we didn’t learn a lot today, at least we learned a little, and if we didn’t learn a little, at least we didn’t get sick, and if we got sick, at least we didn’t die; so let us all be thankful. – Buddha

127. When I let go of what I am, I become what I might be. – Lao Tzu

128. Nothing makes a person happier than having a happy heart. – Roy T. Bennett

129. In order to carry a positive action we must develop here a positive vision. – Dalai Lama

130. You may find the worst enemy or best friend in yourself. – English Proverb

131. Adopting the right attitude can convert a negative stress into a positive one. – Hans Selye

132. Commitment, belief and positive attitude are all important if you’re going to be a success, whether you’re in sports, in business or, as in my case, anthropology. – Donald Johanson

133. A strong, positive self-image is the best possible preparation for success. – Joyce Brothers

134. Each day brings new opportunities, allowing you to constantly live with love -be there for others -bring a little light into someone’s day. Be grateful and live each day to the fullest. – Roy T. Bennett

135. Don’t waste your time in anger, regrets, worries, and grudges. Life is too short to be unhappy. – Roy T. Bennett

136. Natural ability is important, but you can go far without it if you have the focus, drive, desire and positive attitude. – Kirsten Sweetland

137. Look at the sparrows; they do not know what they will do in the next moment. Let us literally live from moment to moment. – Mahatma Gandhi

138. When you take control of your attitude, you take control of your life. – Roy T. Bennett

139. If you have a dream, don’t just sit there. Gather courage to believe that you can succeed and leave no stone unturned to make it a reality. – Roopleen

140. A positive attitude can really make dreams and wishes come true -it did for me. – David Bailey

141. Work hard, stay positive, and get up early. It’s the best part of the day. – George Allen, Sr.

142. When you are enthusiastic about what you do, you feel this positive energy. It’s very simple. – Paulo Coelho

143. When the negative thoughts come -and they will; they come to all of us -it’s not enough to just not dwell on it. You’ve got to replace it with a positive thought. – Joel Osteen

144. Instead of hating, I have chosen to forgive and spend all of my positive energy on changing the world. – Camryn Manheim

145. Never stop dreaming, never stop believing, never give up, never stop trying, and never stop learning. – Roy T. Bennett

146. Surround yourself with positive people who believe in your dreams. Distance yourself from negative people who try to lower your motivation and decrease your ambition. Create space for positive people to come into your life. Surround yourself with positive people who believe in your dreams, encourage your ideas, support your ambitions, and bring out the best in you. – Roy T. Bennett

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