99 Negative Influence Quotes To Inspire You

Following is our list of negative influence quotations and slogans full of insightful wisdom and perspective about what are negative.

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Top 10 Negative Influence Quotes (BEST)

  1. The opposite of love? Vice. Temptation. The negative influences that we have. The bad energy that comes around us and makes us do certain things. To me, it's always been a war between the two. — Kendrick Lamar
  2. The black artist is dangerous. Black art controls the 'Negro's' reality, negates negative influences, and creates positive images. — Sonia Sanchez
  3. In order to eliminate the negative influences, simply ignore them. — Lao Tzu
  4. Don't listen to negative influences. Believe in yourself, and show others what you can do. Only "you" can find your potential. — Marla Runyan
  5. To be of good quality, you have to excuse yourself from the presence of shallow and callow minded individuals. — Michael Bassey
  6. My responsibility is leadership, and the minute I get negative, that is going to have an influence on my team. — Don Shula
  7. God will always bring the right people into your life, but you have to let the wrong people walk away. — Joel Osteen
  8. Happiness is actually an individual choice, even in the midst of negative circumstances. It's not something our employers can give to us, though they can limit and influence that choice. — Shawn Achor
  9. Freedom [should not be] conceived negatively as exemption from social influences or situational constraints. Rather...positively as the exercise of self-influence to bring about desired results. — Albert Bandura
  10. Bondage is - subjection to external influences and internal negative thoughts and attitudes. — W. Clement Stone

Short Negative Influence Quotes

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  • Keep the weeds of negative influence from your life. 'Farm' the seeds of constructive influence. — Jim Rohn
  • Are you a SNIOP? Someone who is Sensitive to the Negative Influence Of Others? — Zig Ziglar
  • Bondage is... subjection to external influences and internal negative thoughts and attitudes. — W. Clement Stone
  • We should not let negative influences get to us. — St. Lucia
Negative influence quote The less you respond to negative people, the more peaceful your life will become
The less you respond to negative people, the more peaceful your life will become.

What Are Negative Quotes

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There are so many people out there who will tell you that you can't. What you've got to do is turn around and say "Watch me." — Layne Beachley

What people have to realize is that if one has a firm belief in God and the spirit then one does not make statements that are negative and untrue. — Prince

We all have negative days, but that doesn't mean we are pessimistic. We all do stupid things, but that doesn't mean we are stupid. It's important to be able to distinguish between what happens to us and who we are, and look forward with hope for new and better days ahead! — Lindsey Stirling

Negative influence quote Distance yourself from negativity or it will deplete your well of optimism.
Distance yourself from negativity or it will deplete your well of optimism.

No matter what amount of negativity you are presented with, 5 minutes from now could be the best moment of your life. — Mod Sun

Whenever I feel bad, I use that feeling to motivate me to work harder. I only allow myself one day to feel sorry for myself. When I'm not feeling my best I ask myself, 'What are you gonna do about it?' I use the negativity to fuel the transformation into a better me. — Beyonce Knowles

I don't believe people die from hard work. They die from stress and worry and fear -- the negative emotions. Those are the killers, not hard work. The fact is, in our society today, most people don't understand what hard work is all about. — A.L. Williams

Negative influence quote A negative mind will never give you a positive life
A negative mind will never give you a positive life

I don't believe people die from hard work. They die from stress and worry and fear - the negative emotions. Those are the killers, not hard work. The fact is, in our society today, most people don't understand what hard work is all about. — Arthur L. Williams, Jr.

Negative words are powerful boomerangs so be careful what you say about people and yourself. — Mary J. Blige

Goodness and positivity are choices just as evil and negativity are. Be careful what you feed every day. You will become what you feed. — Chatri Sityodtong

The state spends much time and effort persuading the public that it is not really what it is and that the consequences of its actions are positive rather than negative. — Hans-Hermann Hoppe

Avoid Negativity Quotes

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I have no interest in bantering back and forth with someone who is the exact person that I am trying not to become, and stay away from, by degrading women, by going after my family, in a manner that is intended to harm. — Logan Paul

Fear of the unknown is a destructive force. It causes people to make suboptimal choices by avoiding that fear. — Cliff Lerner

Above all, train hard, eat light, and avoid TV and people with negative attitudes. — Scott Tinley

Negative influence quote Be happy. It really annoys negative people.
Be happy. It really annoys negative people.

Avoid negative people at all costs. They are the greatest destroyers of self-confidence and self-esteem. — Brian Tracy

It is not a demonstration of kindness or friendship to the people we care about to join them in indulging in wrongheaded, negative feelings. We do a better service to ourselves and others by remaining detached and avoiding melodramatic reactions. — Epictetus

If we avoid the losers, the winners will take care of themselves. — Howard S. Marks

Negative influence quote Every time you subtract negative from your life, you make room for more positive
Every time you subtract negative from your life, you make room for more positive.

A friend in need is a friend to be avoided. — Samuel Hall Lord

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

Avoid cynical and negative people like the plague. They are killers of potential. — Rick Pitino

Avoid arguments, but whenever a negative attitude is expressed, counter with a positive and optimistic opinion. — Norman Vincent Peale

Positive Influence Quotes

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My wife understood a crucial spiritual principle I'd yet to grasp. You can stand in the light. And you can set a positive example. But you simply cannot make someone change. — Rich Roll

You can stand in the light. And you can set a positive example. But you simply cannot make someone change. — Rich Roll

The influence of the leaders is due in very small measure to the arguments they employ, but in a large degree to their prestige. The best proof of this is that, should they by any circumstance lose their prestige, their influence disappears. — Gustave Le Bon

Peter Ustinov was the first really positive influence in my career. He was real and he bore witness to it. The things he said to you, he lived them. — Terence Stamp

I believe one of the best things about managing people is that we can influence lives in a positive way. That's basically what a manager is about. When I can do that, I am very happy. — Arsene Wenger

I influence people, hopefully on the positive side. — Isaac Hayes

Leadership is not about titles, positions or flowcharts. It is about one life influencing another. — John C. Maxwell

A lasting solution to this problem will have an exceptionally positive influence foremost on the peoples of Palestine and Israel, as well as on the region and the international community. — Recep Tayyip Erdogan

A year or so ago I went through all the people in my life and asked myself: does this person inspire me, genuinely love me and support me unconditionally? I wanted nothing but positive influences in my life. — Mena Suvari

It is your responsibility to make sure that positive emotions constitute the dominating influence of your mind. — Napoleon Hill

Good Influence Quotes

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When I think of those who have influenced my life the most, I think not of the great but of the good. — John Knox

I shall never forget my mother, for it was she who planted and nurtured the first seeds of good within me. She opened my heart to the lasting impressions of nature; she awakened my understanding and extended my horizon and her percepts exerted an everlasting influence upon the course of my life. — Immanuel Kant

Any fool can criticize, condemn and complain - and most fools do. But it takes character and self control to be understanding and forgiving. — Dale Carnegie

Every war results from the struggle for markets and spheres of influence, and every war is sold to the public by professional liars and totally sincere religious maniacs, as a Holy Crusade to save God and Goodness from Satan and Evil. — Robert Anton Wilson

The more tranquil a man becomes, the greater is his success, his influence, his power for good. Calmness of mind is one of the beautiful jewels of wisdom. — James Allen

There is no greater good in all the world than motherhood. The influence of a mother in the lives of her children is beyond calculation. — James E. Faust

The way I saw it was, if I had the built-in following and the audience, but I also had the skill set of acting, that would shoot me to the top. Because there's so many good actors. There's so many good-looking people. But the X factor now is social media. — Jake Paul

A good example is like a bell that calls many to church. — Danish Proverbs

No design can exist in isolation. It is always related, sometimes in very complex ways, to an entire constellation of influencing situations and attitudes. What we call a good design is one which achieves integrity – that is, unity or wholeness – in balanced relation to its environment. — George Nelson

Negative influence quote

A good leader has a compass in their head and a magnet in their heart. — Howard G. Hendricks

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More Negative Influence Quotes

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Resilience is a precious skill. People who have it tend to also have three underlying advantages: a believe that they can influence life events; a tendency to find meaningful purpose in life’s turmoil; and a conviction that they can learn from both positive and negative experiences. — Amanda Ripley

We all, we all good people just trying to escape the negative influence that come around us and that's the story of my life, you know? Trying my best to get around the ills and I bumped my head a few times but I think, you know, music is my savior for right now, for me and my whole group. — Kendrick Lamar

We don't have to feel negative about weeds. They're a part of life. We need to see them, acknowledge them, focus on the solution, and immediately do whatever it takes to eliminate their influence from our lives. — Tony Robbins

Without doubt, the most common weakness of all human beings is the habit of leaving their minds open to the negative influence of other people. — Napoleon Hill

Judeo-Christian revelation is not the negative influence secularists proclaim it to be. Rather, it is the taproot of our civilization. — Charles Colson

There is no end to the good we can do, to the influence we can have with others. Let us not dwell on the critical or the negative. Let us pray for strength; let us pray for capacity and desire to assist others. Let us radiate the light of the gospel at all times and all places, that the Spirit of the Redeemer may radiate from us. — Gordon B. Hinckley

Men have influenced my activism and feminism both positively and negatively. As most gender differences are social, not genetic, we still need to change what we do and what we expect of each other... The potential exists for societies where men and women do not have to conform to unwanted stereotypes. — Eva Cox

One ought to avoid all unnecessary worry and exciting thoughts, and to cultivate a firm tranquility of mind. Melancholy reflections will in no way influence fate, whereas one may weaken the constitution by the waste of energy while indulging in them. — George Hackenschmidt

The worst things in history have happened when people stop thinking for themselves, especially when they allow themselves to be influenced by negative people. That's what gives rise to dictators. Avoid that at all costs. Stop it first on a personal level, and you will have contributed to world sanity as well as your own. — Donald Trump

The mind can go either direction under stress—toward positive or toward negative: on or off. Think of it as a spectrum whose extremes are unconsciousness at the negative end and hyperconsciousness at the positive end. The way the mind will lean under stress is strongly influenced by training. — Frank Herbert

Every single day in a marriage, we influence each other. It is a matter of am I going to have a positive influence or a negative influence? — Gary Chapman

We change people, but oftentimes we get so focused on the negative people and their influence on us, we forget how powerful we are as positive people to influence others. — Michelle Gielan

I don't like to see projects that are all black or all white. It's how life is. I do like to make sure that I do a nice black family film; that's like keeping my home base. I do other things, but I like to always come back to a positive family film, because of all the negative influences today. — Vivica Fox

Yes, I am optimistic about the environment. If you assume business is exerting the most negative influence on the environment and also has the possibility to impact it positively, there are a bunch of forces that are impacting business that are fundamentally different from the situation 3 or 4 years ago. — Jeffrey Hollender

Choice is born out of opposites, and the duality of the second chakra is forever challenging us to make choices in a world of opposing sides, of positive and negative energy patterns. Every choice we make contributes a subtle current of our energy to our universe, which is responsive to the influence of human consciousness. — Caroline Myss

By the choices we make, by the attitudes we exhibit, we are influencing lives every day in positive or negative ways...our family, our peers, our friends, and even strangers we've never met before and will never meet again. So when you brush your teeth every morning, look in the mirror and ask yourself...'Are there things I'd like to change?' — Mac Anderson

I don't feel any real animosity towards critics when they write negative things. I think some are more perceptive than others. Some are very knowledgeable about painting. But it isn't something I have any influence over, so there isn't any point in worrying about it. — Peter Doig

If God places a child before you, and you are too busy to wield either a positive or negative influence...you just did the later! You communicated that the child doesn't matter and isn't important. — Wess Stafford

You would be surprised how effective, at least for influencing low-information voters, negative propaganda about me is. — Edward Snowden

I refuse to accept the idea that money is evil. People make things evil and negative. Some people love what money can do and therefore would do anything to get it, they love the power, they chase it, while others understand what money can do, therefore they do what's in their hearts, they understand the influence and attract it. — Aeriel Miranda

Want to Think Big? Then get rid of the negative influences in your life. Harsh? Possibly. Healthy? Yes. — Michael Port

Emotional instability can be one of the factors giving rise to a failure by chess players in important duels. Under the influence of surging emotions (and not necessarily negative ones) we sometimes lose concentration and stop objectively evaluating the events that are taking place on the board. — Mark Dvoretsky

Today, refuse to see yourself as a recipient of negative vibrations or as a victim of subtle or gross influence around you. Practice broadcasting the high vibrations of your inner radiance remembering all the while that the place upon which you stand is holy simply because you are standing there. — Michael Beckwith

I have removed a lot of negative influence in my life and try to surround myself with positive people. I have a much more simple life than the old days. — Matt Sorum

I was trained to look at colour, edges, to see negative space. I honestly think my greatest influence as a writer is from Cubism - the idea of a multi-faceted, multi-perspective way of looking at things. — Rebecca Miller

If you realized how powerful your thoughts are, you would never think a negative thought. They can be a powerful influence for good when they're on the positive side, and they can and do make you physically ill when they're on the negative side. I don't eat junk foods and I don't think junk thoughts! Let me tell you, junk thoughts can destroy you even more quickly than junk food. Junk thoughts are something to be wary of. — Peace Pilgrim

Any analysis of 'sin' or 'evil' or 'demonic influence' or 'negative thinking' or 'systemic evil' or 'antisocial behavior' that fails to see the lack of self-dignity as the core of the problem will prove to be too shallow. — Robert H. Schuller

SELF-ESTEEM controls PERFORMANCE/REALITY which stimulate SELF-TALK which reinforces SELF-ESTEEM. This cycle can work positively or negatively and is greatly influenced by the self-talk (I knew I wasn't good at -X vs. next time I'll practice and do better at -X). — Unknown

When allowed to work its course, positive influence will dispel negativity as light dispels darkness. — Daniel Evans

I don't need any crutches in order to concentrate. As a child I learned that you must be ready because I'd be yelled at more than other people and it would always be my fault. I learned that to be professional is your number-one priority. The art comes second. You learn that, in order to give your best performance, you have to be a good technician, which means never allowing negative influences affect your performance. — Angelina Jolie

On the other hand, if I walk in the house, I don't even bother to find her, I just walk in the den and flip on the TV, get myself something to drink, sit down, start unwinding, I have influenced my wife in a very negative way. — Gary Chapman

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