100 Positive Quotes to Help You Always Stay Positive (2023)

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If you're looking for positive quotesand uplifting sayings to boost your mood, these 100stay positive quotes will help you look on the bright side—even when your day starts out on the totally wrong foot.

From uplifting sayings that encourage a sense of optimism tofeel-good affirmations that'll help you get your "glass half full" attitude back, this list of inspiring "stay positive" quotes, thoughts, and messages can help during these uncertain times.

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1.“Keep your face always toward the sunshine—and shadows will fall behind you.” —Walt Whitman

2. “Extraordinary things are always hiding in places people never think to look.” —Jodi Picoul

3. “Setting goals is the first step in turning the invisible into the visible.” —Tony Robbins

4.“You can have it all. Just not all at once.” —Oprah Winfrey

5. “I’ve missed more than 9000 shots in my career I’ve lost almost 300 games. 26 times I’ve been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed.” —Michael Jordan

6. "Say something positive, and you’ll see something positive.” —Jim Thompson

7. “All you need is the plan, the road map, andthe courage to press onto your destination.” —Earl Nightingale

8. "Train your mind to see the good in every situation." —Unknown

9. "If you can stay positive in a negative situation, you win." —Unknown

10. "Stay positive. Better days are on their way." —Unknown

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11. "Only in the darkness can you see the stars." —Martin Luther King, Jr.

12. “I dwell in possibility.” —Emily Dickinson

13.“A goal is not always meant to be reached, it often serves simply as something to aim at.” – Bruce Lee

14. “A No. 2 pencil and a dream can take you anywhere.” —Joyce Meyer

15. “In a gentle way, you can shake the world.” —Mahatma Gandhi

16. “Be yourself and people will like you.”
—Jeff Kinney

17. “Each day provides its owngifts.” —Marcus Aurelius

18. “Happiness is a butterfly, which when pursued, is always just beyond your grasp, but which, if you will sit down quietly, may alight upon you.” —Nathaniel Hawthorne

19. "You do not find the happy life. You make it." —Thomas S. Monson

20. "Inspiration comes from within yourself. One has to be positive. When you're positive, good things happen." —Deep Roy

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21. “Those who don’t believe in magic will never find it.”—Roald Dahl

22. "Sometimes you will never know the value of a moment, until it becomes a memory." —Dr. Seuss

23. "The most wasted of days is one without laughter." —E. E. Cummings

24. "To win big, you sometimes have to take big risks." —Bill Gates

25. “To live a fulfilled life, we need to keep creating the 'what is next', of our lives. Without dreams and goals there is no living, only merely existing, and that is not why we are here.” —Mark Twain

26.“Try to be a rainbow in someone’s cloud.” —Maya Angelou

27. "What lies behind you and what lies in front of you, pales in comparison to what lies inside of you." —Ralph Waldo Emerson

28. "The moment where you doubt you can fly, you cease for ever being able to do it." —Peter Pan J.M. Barrie

29. “Think and wonder. Wonder and think.” —Dr. Suess

30. "Just for the record darling, not all positive change feels positive in the beginning." —S. C. Lourie

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31. "Thousands of candles can be lighted from asinglecandle, and the life of the candle will not be shortened. Happiness never decreases by being shared." —Buddha

32. "As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them." —John F. Kennedy

33. "No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted." —Aesop

34. "Most people are nice when you finally see them." —Harper Lee

35. "When you are imagining, you might as well imagine something worth while." —Lucy Maud Montgomery

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36. "What we think, we become." —Buddha

37. "No matter what people tell you, words and ideas can change the world." —Robin Williams

38. "Whoever is happy will make others happy too." —Anne Frank

39. "Memories of our lives, of our works and our deeds will continue in others." —Rosa Parks

40. "All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them." —Walt Disney

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41."Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do." —H.Jackson Brown Jr

42.“Salvation lies within.” —Warden Samuel Norton

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43. "Jump in with both feet and be brave." —Sujit Choudhry

44. "If I got rid of my demons, I’d lose my angels." —Tennessee Williams

45. "Always let your conscience be your guide." —Jiminy Cricket

46. "Do what is true to your soul." —Malini Saba

47. "I want to reach my potential, impact my world, and leave a legacy." —Seth Buechley

48. "Today is a good day to try." —Quasimodo, The Hunchback of Notre Dame

49. "Make your life matter and have fun doing it." —Aaron Hurst

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50. "Choose to be optimistic, it feels better.”
—Dalai Lama

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51. "Surround yourself with positive people." —Rod Rohrich

52. "We have to collectively work together to improve the world." —Samuel Strauch

53. "Base your relationships on the right values." —Dick Gephardt

54. "Be the change that you wish to see in the world." —Mahatma Gandhi

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55. "The joy of life is becoming a person you are proud of." —Bill Orender

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56. "The truly rich are those who enjoy what they have." —Yiddish Proverb

57. "My friends, love is better than anger. Hope is better than fear. Optimism is better than despair. So let us be loving, hopeful and optimistic. And we'll change the world." —Jack Layton

58. “Let your life lightly dance on the edges of time like dew on the tip of a leaf.” —Rabindranath Tagore

59. "When you realize how precious and fragile life is, it changes your whole perspective." —Ryan O’Donnell

60. "The next choice is the most important choice." —George Wells

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61. “A friend may be waiting behind a stranger’s face.”—Maya Angelou

62. “When the sun is shining I can do anything; no mountain is too high, no trouble too difficult to overcome.” —Wilma Rudolph

63. "We may not have hit the peak yet, but we are on the journey up." —Brian Nhira

64. “The power of imagination makes us infinite.” —John Muir

65. "Do good and good will come to you." —Adam Lowy

66. "Make a determination that you will live your purpose today." —Daniel Budzinski

67. "Recognize what you have inside you." —Eric Pulier

68. “The world is full of magical things patiently waiting for our wits to grow sharper.” —Bertrand Russell

69. "Words can inspire, thoughts can provoke, but only action truly brings you closer to your dreams." —Brad Sugars

70. "
May your troubles be less and your blessings be more." —Irish Blessing

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71. "Few things can help an individual more than to place responsibility on him, and to let him know that you trust him." –Booker T. Washington

72. “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

73. “When I let go of what I am, I become what I might be.” —Lao Tzu

74. “The mind is everything. What you think you become.” —Buddha

75. "Some men see things as they are and say why—I dream things that never were and say why not.” —George Bernard Shaw

76. "Strive not to be a success, but rather to be of value." —Albert Einstein

77. "I attribute my success to this: I never gave or took any excuse." —Florence Nightingale

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78. "There is nothing in a caterpillar that tells you it's going to be a butterfly." —Buckminster Fuller

79. "The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second best time is now." —Chinese Proverb

80."Take the first step." —Darius Fisher

81. "I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel." —Maya Angelou

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82. "One day or day one. It’s your choice." —Unknown

83. "I never lose sight of the fact that just being is fun." —Katherine Hepburn

84. "When I was 5 years old, my mother always told me that happiness was the key to life. When I went to school, they asked me what I wanted to be when I grew up. I wrote down ‘happy’. They told me I didn’t understand the assignment, and I told them they didn’t understand life." —John Lennon

85. "We all have two lives. The second one starts when we realize we only have one." —Confucius

86. "Even if I don't reach all my goals, I've gone higher than I would have if I hadn't set any." —Danielle Fotopoulis

87. "Be happy for this moment. This moment is your life." —Omar Khyyam

88. "You get in life what you have the courage to ask for." —Oprah Winfrey

89. "We know what we are, but know not what we may be." —William Shakespeare

90. "Tough times don't last. Tough people do." —Unknown

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91. "You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough." —Mae West

92. "To laugh often and much; to win the respect of intelligent people and the affection of children...to leave the world a better place...to know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived. This is to have succeeded.
" —Ralph Waldo Emerson

93. "Always be a first-rate version of yourself, instead of a second-rate version of somebody else." —Judy Garland

94. "In the end, it’s not the years in your life that count. It’s the life in your years." —Abraham Lincoln

95."I expect to pass through this world but once. Any good, therefore, that I can do or any kindness I can show to any fellow creature, let me do it now. Let me not defer or neglect it for I shall not pass this way again." —Stephen Grellet

96. "Sometimes, when things are falling apart, they may actually be falling into place." —Unknown

97. "Staying positive does not mean everything will turn out okay. Rather, it means you will be okay no matter how things turn out." —Unknown

98. "Whatever is worrying you right now—forget about it. Take a deep breath, stay positive and know things will get better." —Unknown

99. "The things you're waiting and hoping for tend to arrive at the most unexpected moments." —Unknown

100."Nobody can go back and start a new beginning, but anyone can start today and make a new ending." —Maria Robinson

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FAQs

What are 10 positive quotes? ›

10 positive quotes that will change the way you think about life
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  • 2) "Without ice cream, there would be chaos and darkness." ...
  • 3) "When things go wrong, don't go with them." ...
  • 4) "Happiness is a warm puppy." ...
  • 5) "Happiness never decreases by being shared." ...
  • 6) "Happiness is like jam.

What are 5 positive quotes about life? ›

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  • "When you have a dream, you've got to grab it and never let go." ...
  • "Nothing is impossible. ...
  • "There is nothing impossible to they who will try." ...
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  • "Life has got all those twists and turns. ...
  • "Keep your face always toward the sunshine, and shadows will fall behind you."
13 Oct 2022

What is the most positive quote ever? ›

Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall” – Confucius. “Magic is believing in yourself. If you can do that, you can make anything happen” - – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe. “All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them” – Walt Disney.

What is the best saying in life? ›

Life Quotes
  • " The purpose of our lives is to be happy." — Dalai Lama.
  • " Life is what happens when you're busy making other plans." — John Lennon.
  • " Get busy living or get busy dying." — Stephen King.
  • " You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough." — Mae West.
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What are some 3 word quotes? ›

110 Memorable Three-Word Quotes That Are Short And Sweet
  • “I'll be there.”
  • “I love you.”
  • “Maybe you're right.”
  • “I trust you.”
  • “Go for it.”
  • “Got your back.”
  • “How are you?”
  • “I want you.”
21 Mar 2022

What is a very powerful quote? ›

1. “You must be the change you wish to see in the world.” — Gandhi. “Live for what's worth dying for, and leverage technology to create the world you wish to see.”

What is a strong woman quote? ›

A strong woman knows she has strength enough for the journey, but a woman of strength knows it is in the journey where she will become strong.” “I'd rather regret the risks that didn't work out than the chances I didn't take at all.” "You must love and care for yourself because that's when the best comes out.”

What is a positive life quote? ›

"Lead from the heart, not the head." "Always find opportunities to make someone smile, and to offer random acts of kindness in everyday life." "You cannot protect yourself from sadness without protecting yourself from happiness." "The happiness of your life depends on the quality of your thoughts."

What's a short positive message? ›

Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.” “When you have a dream, you've got to grab it and never let go.” “Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving.”

What is the best motivation in life? ›

It happens the moment you decide to change.” Life motivation is derived from the verb “motivate,” which means “move.” It is the burning desire that compels you to take action. It is so deeply intertwined with what you believe to be true and right in life that it moves you from a simple desire to a moment of decision.

What is the best quotes for self? ›

You've got to be okay on your own before you can be okay with somebody else." “Be yourself, but always your better self.” “Don't sacrifice yourself too much, because if you sacrifice too much there's nothing else you can give, and nobody will care for you.” “Keep taking time for yourself until you're you again.”

How can I motivate myself everyday? ›

Here are some tips:
  1. Regularly review your goals and progress. ...
  2. Continue to set new goals. ...
  3. Keep the momentum up. ...
  4. Find mentors, for example, someone you look up to who is experienced in the habit you want to change. ...
  5. Surround yourself with positive people.

What is today's inspiring quote? ›

You cannot escape the responsibility of tomorrow by evading it today. Never give up. Today is hard, tomorrow will be worse, but the day after tomorrow will be sunshine.

What three words make happy? ›

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  • You're the one. This one is a no-brainer right here. ...
  • Just kiss me! ...
  • Unlimited hot pizza... ...
  • You're the G.O.A.T. ...
  • I miss you. ...
  • Pack your bags! ...
  • Good morning, beautiful.
30 Jun 2015

What are three inspirational words? ›

120 Inspiring Three Word Quotes
  • Act as if.
  • Act without expectation.
  • All is well.
  • Allow for delays.
  • Always be honest.
  • Always be yourself.
  • Always deliver quality.
  • Ask powerful questions.

What are some 4 word phrases? ›

Here are the 100 Best Four Word Phrases:
  • I love you so.
  • Thank you very much.
  • Oh no you didn't.
  • I want you so.
  • Writing's on the wall.
  • Put your dukes up.
  • Let your hair down.
  • From the horse's mouth.

What is true success quote? ›

True success comes from failing repeatedly and as quickly as possible, before your cash or your willpower runs out. True success will come when you have the courage to be yourself. True success, true happiness lies in freedom and fulfillment. You know you've reached true success the day you become truly humble.

What is the most famous line? ›

A jury consisting of 1,500 film artists, critics, and historians selected "Frankly, my dear, I don't give a damn", spoken by Clark Gable as Rhett Butler in the 1939 American Civil War epic Gone with the Wind, as the most memorable American movie quotation of all time.

What to say to inspire a woman? ›

Quotes on strength and confidence
  • “The most beautiful thing you can wear is confidence.” — ...
  • “I may not be perfect, but parts of me are pretty awesome.” — ...
  • “Do you want to meet the love of your life? ...
  • “No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.” —
11 Oct 2016

What is a beautiful woman quote? ›

A beautiful woman delights the eye; a wise woman, the understanding; a pure one, the soul. A particularly beautiful woman is a source of terror.

What is a self love quote? ›

Love yourself first and everything else falls into line. You really have to love yourself to get anything done in this world.” “The real difficulty is to overcome how you think about yourself.” “You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection.”

What is a happy quote? ›

"I have chosen to be happy because it's good for my health." "Happiness is a journey, not a destination." "No medicine cures what happiness cannot." "They say a person needs just three things to be truly happy in this world: Someone to love, something to do, and something to hope for."

What is intelligent quote? ›

There is no great genius without some touch of madness. I know that I am intelligent, because I know that I know nothing. If everyone is thinking alike, then somebody isn't thinking. The mind is not a vessel to be filled but a fire to be kindled.

What's a positive quote for today? ›

Positive Quotes for the Day:

Never give up hope under any circumstances or situations, no matter how bad it may seem right now, because there is hope, and things will get better if you don't give up. And, my friend, no matter what life hands you — believe in your worth and never give up.

What's a good positive message? ›

"Hope is the most exciting thing there is in life." "There is no way to be perfect and no fun in being perfect." "When you think positive, good things happen." "It makes a big difference in your life when you stay positive."

What are some 3 word quotes? ›

110 Memorable Three-Word Quotes That Are Short And Sweet
  • “I'll be there.”
  • “I love you.”
  • “Maybe you're right.”
  • “I trust you.”
  • “Go for it.”
  • “Got your back.”
  • “How are you?”
  • “I want you.”
21 Mar 2022

What is a very powerful quote? ›

1. “You must be the change you wish to see in the world.” — Gandhi. “Live for what's worth dying for, and leverage technology to create the world you wish to see.”

What is a strong woman quote? ›

A strong woman knows she has strength enough for the journey, but a woman of strength knows it is in the journey where she will become strong.” “I'd rather regret the risks that didn't work out than the chances I didn't take at all.” "You must love and care for yourself because that's when the best comes out.”

What is a beautiful life quote? ›

Life is abundant, and life is beautiful. And it's a good place that we're all in, you know, on this earth, if we take care of it.”

What are 5 famous quotes? ›

“You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough.” “Be the change that you wish to see in the world.” “In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life: it goes on.” “If you want to know what a man's like, take a good look at how he treats his inferiors, not his equals.”

What is the best quotes for self? ›

You've got to be okay on your own before you can be okay with somebody else." “Be yourself, but always your better self.” “Don't sacrifice yourself too much, because if you sacrifice too much there's nothing else you can give, and nobody will care for you.” “Keep taking time for yourself until you're you again.”

What's a short positive message? ›

Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.” “When you have a dream, you've got to grab it and never let go.” “Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving.”

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