There must be a positive and negative in everything in the universe in order to complete a circuit or circle, without which there would be no activity, no motion.
When you put faith, hope and love together, you can raise positive kids in a negative world.
Be happy. It really annoys negative people.
People tend to be generous when sharing their nonsense, fear, and ignorance. And while they seem quite eager to feed you their negativity, please remember that sometimes the diet we need to be on is a spiritual and emotional one. Be cautious with what you feed your mind and soul. Fuel yourself with positivity and let that fuel propel you into positive action.
That's my gift. I let that negativity roll off me like water off a duck's back. If it's not positive, I didn't hear it. If you can overcome that, fights are easy.
Adopting the right attitude can convert a negative stress into a positive one.
Every time you subtract negative from your life, you make room for more positive.
For a manager to be perceived as a positive manager, they need a four to one positive to negative contact ratio.
We made happy sounds because we were upset.
.. just trying to make a positive situation out of a negative one.
I've always believed that you can think positive just as well as you can think negative.
Cease negative mental chattering. If you think a thing is impossible, you'll make it impossible. Pessimism blunts the tools you need to succeed.
For every force, there is a counter force.
For every negative there is a positive. For every action there is a reaction. For every cause there is an effect.
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 to kind of laugh it off.
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.
Beautiful things happen when you distance yourself from negativity.
In the end, the whole Internet thing kills me, because you can use it as a positive thing or you can read into all the negativity. And I think you've gotta put out positive energy, put out cool viral stuff, and then just stay out of people's opinions.
Kant introduced the concept of the negative into philosophy.
Would it not also be worthwhile to try to introduce the concept of the positive into philosophy?
Sometimes the most positive thing you can be in a boring society is absolutely negative.
Entire water of the sea can't sink a ship, unless it gets inside the ship. Similarly negativity of the world can't put you down unless you allow it to get inside you !
It's amazing how a competitive nature can turn a negative into something positive.
An external electric field, meeting it and passing through it, affects the negative as much as the positive quanta of the atom, and pushes the former to one side, and the latter in the other direction.
There is little difference in people, but that little difference makes a big difference. That little difference is attitude. The big difference is whether it is positive or negative.
Don't talk negatively about yourself, you may just start to believe it.
Generalists, people with moderately strong attachments to many ideas, should be hard to interrupt, and once interrupted, should have weaker, shorter negative reactions since they have alternative paths to realize their plans. Specialists, people with stronger attachments to fewer ideas, should be easier to interrupt, and once interrupted, should have stronger, more sustained negative reactions because they have fewer alternative pathways to realize their plans. Generalists should be the upbeat, positive people in the profession while specialists should be their grouchy, negative counterparts.
Question: Why are we Masters of our Fate, the captains of our souls? Because we have the power to control our thoughts, our attitudes. That is why many people live in the withering negative world. That is why many people live in the Positive Faith world.
A mind that questions everything, unless strong enough to bear the weight of its ignorance, risks questioning itself and being engulfed in doubt. If it cannot discover the claims to existence of the objects of its questioning -- and it would be miraculous if it so soon succeeded in solving so many mysteries -- it will deny them all reality, the mere formulation of the problem already implying an inclination to negative solutions. But in so doing it will become void of all positive content and, finding nothing which offers it resistance, will launch itself perforce into the emptiness of inner revere.
If we knew how powerful our thoughts were, we would never think a negative thought again.
You can't expect to prevent negative feelings altogether.
And you can't expect to experience positive feelings all the time. The Law of Emotional Choice directs us to acknowledge our feelings but also to refuse to get stuck in the negative ones.
Whatever we focus on is bound to expand.
Where we see the negative, we call forth more negative. And where we see the positive, we call forth more positive. Having loved and lost, I now love more passionately. Having won and lost, I now win more soberly. Having tasted the bitter, I now savor the sweet.
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?
Don't let negative and toxic people rent space in your head. Raise the rent and kick them out!
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).
How you look at a situation is very important, for how you think about a problem may defeat you before you ever do anything about it. When you get discouraged or depressed, try changing your attitude from negative to positive and see how life can change for you. Remember, your attitude toward a situation can help you to change it -- you create the very atmosphere for defeat or victory.
The formula for a happy marriage is five positive remarks, or interactions, for every one negative.
Once you replace negative thoughts with positive ones, you'll start having positive results.