146 Positive Outlook Quotes To Inspire You

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The Most Famous Positive Outlook Quotes (Best in 2024)

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A positive attitude opens the door to positive opportunities, which leads to a positive life. — Joel Benjamin

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

Real optimism sees the negatives but accentuates the positive. — William Arthur Ward

A positive thinker does not refuse to recognize the negative; he refuses to dwell on it. Positive thinking is a form of thought which habitually looks for the best results from the worst conditions — Norman Vincent Peale

If you look for the positive things in life; you will find them. — Unknown

Make way for the positive day. — Bob Marley

It made sense to be pessimistic in the past, but it makes sense to be an optimist today. — Naval Ravikant

I am an optimist and I always think the good will come out — Roger Meddows Taylor

I am a very positive thinker, and I think that is what helps me the most in difficult moments. — Roger Federer

Think BIG and always focus on the positive — Donald Trump

Short Positive Outlook Quotes

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  • Eat your vegetables, have a positive outlook, be kind to people, and smile. — Dan Buettner
  • If you look the right way, you can see that the whole world is a garden. — Frances Hodgson Burnett
  • Nurture your mind with great thoughts — Benjamin Disraeli
  • There are exactly as many special occasions in life as we choose to celebrate. — Robert Breault
  • I think the state of the NFL has a very positive outlook. — Roger Goodell
  • That which grows fast, withers as rapidly. That which grows slow, endures. — J. G. Holland
  • Why not make a daily pleasure out a daily necessity. — Peter Mayle
  • My optimistic outlook on life is to sort of be positive and take everyone at face value. — Rhys Darby
  • A positive outlook breeds success, just as a negative outlook breeds failure. — Brad Cohen
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My Positive Outlook Quotes

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What is the difference between an obstacle and an opportunity? Our attitude toward it. Every opportunity has a difficulty, and every difficulty has an opportunity. — J. Sidlow Baxter

As a child, I never heard one woman say to me, "I love my body". Not my mother, my elder sister, my best friend. No one woman has ever said, "I am so proud of my body." So I make sure to say it to Mia , because a positive physical outlook has to start at an early age. — Kate Winslet

I grew up in a condition where I could have chosen to go either way, negatively or positively. So I kind of chose to go positive and that stayed with me through my life, always have to have a positive outlook on whatever situation there is — Jimmy Cliff

In my own life I like to be poised and have a positive outlook on life, and I'm leading by example to my children and people around me. — Nikki Sixx

Open mind all the way. Because people have had eyewitness accounts, they've seen things, they swear they've seen things, and I tend to believe in people rather than - maybe I'm a little naive, but my optimistic outlook on life is to sort of be positive and take everyone at face value. — Rhys Darby

I'm not saying I'm perfect, or fixed, but I am learning to love and accept myself. My outlook is more positive and I am happy. — Demi Lovato

Inspirational Quotes

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Religion is for people who fear hell, spirituality is for people who have been there. — David Bowie

One day you will ask me which is more important? My life or yours? I will say mine and you will walk away not knowing that you are my life. — Kahlil Gibran

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Life is short. Kiss slowly, laugh insanely, love truly and forgive quickly — Paulo Coelho

Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved. — Helen Keller

Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your minds — Paul the Apostle

If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more, and become more, you are a leader. — John Quincy Adams

If God is for us, who can be against us? — Paul the Apostle

The POSITIVE THINKER sees the INVISIBLE, feels the INTANGIBLE, and achieves the IMPOSSIBLE. — Winston Churchill

I had to make my own living and my own opportunity. But I made it! Don't sit down and wait for the opportunities to come. Get up and make them. — Madam C. J. Walker

Every day may not be good... but there's something good in every day — Alice Morse Earle

Positive Outlook On Life Quotes

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We should remember that just as a positive outlook on life can promote good health, so can everyday acts of kindness. — Hillary Clinton

I am not trendy. I am not 'in fashion'. I am simply a positive human being who has a positive outlook on life. — Thierry Mugler

Have fun, work hard and money will come. Don't waste time - grab your chances. Have a positive outlook on life. When it's not fun, move on. — Richard Branson

Most of the people I know who work out seriously do so because they have such an amazing outlook on life. To be who I want to be, I'm going to work out to be more positive, more active. It's proactive. — Sayings

If you are surrounded by people who not only don't believe in your goals and your positive outlook on life, but who also continually try to tear you down, it will be extremely challenging for you to hold firmly in mind that you will succeed and that you can be happy. — Chris Prentiss

When you choose positive thoughts over negative ones, you are more likely to develop an optimistic outlook on life. — Meera Lester

Positive Future Quotes

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Yesterday is gone. Tomorrow has not yet come. We have only today. Let us begin. — Mother Teresa

The most reliable way to predict the future is to create it. — Abraham Lincoln

Once it gets to a point where it becomes a matter of life and death to occupy a position of leadership or not, with an eye on future opportunities, therein lies the danger. — Kgalema Motlanthe

Positive images of the future are a powerful and magnetic force... They draw us on and energize us, give us courage and will to take on important initiatives. Negative images of the future also have a magnetism. They pull the spirit downward in the path of despair. — William James

The future has several names. For the weak, it is impossible; for the fainthearted, it is unknown; but for the valiant, it is ideal. — Victor Hugo

It is in your moments of decision that your destiny is shaped. — Tony Robbins

Learn From Yesterday, Live for Today, hope for tomorrow. — Orison Swett Marden

Leave aside your regrets of the past and anxieties of the future And focus intelligently on the present. This is the best way of ensuring a positive future. — Chinmayananda Saraswati

We are all here for some special reason. Stop being a prisoner of your past. Become the architect of your future. — Robin Sharma

If your point of view is positive, you will see the challenges in the future as opportunities. — Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan

Positive Perspective Quotes

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We can complain because rose bushes have thorns, or rejoice because thorn bushes have roses. — Abraham Lincoln

No one is perfect. If you look for the bad you will find it. If you look for the good, you will find it. Choose wisely what you look for. — Lex Fridman

When you were built to be tall, you will endanger your position if you lower your perspective — T. D. Jakes

Positive people are able to maintain a broader perspective and see the big picture which helps them identify solutions where as negative people maintain a narrower perspective and tend to focus on problems. — Barbara Fredrickson

If you're watching this, life is good. Just remember that. — MrBeast

We sincerely ask the Beijing authorities across the Strait to view the election result from a positive perspective, to accept the democratic decision of the Taiwanese people. — Chen Shui-bian

If you look for the negative, it will be there. If you look for the positive, it will overwhelm you. — Tom Bilyeu

Thinking in specifics when it comes to progress allows an accurate perspective about what you’ve done and where you are, and it puts you in a better position to set clear goals and plan for bigger and better results. — Dan Sullivan

There are no failures - just experiences and your reactions to them — Tom Krause

If some ns just happen to be good at seeing water holes as half full instead of half empty… we should be able to as well. — Robert M. Sapolsky

Positive Hopeful Quotes

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Rules for Happiness: something to do, someone to love, something to hope for. — Immanuel Kant

Few things in the world are more powerful than a positive push. A smile. A world of optimism and hope. A 'you can do it' when things are tough. — Richard M. DeVos

Enjoy the little things, for one day you may look back and realize they were the big things. — Robert Breault

Those we most love cause us not only great joy but also great pain. LOVE is stronger than fear, life stronger than death, hope stronger than despair. We have to trust that the risk of loving is always worth taking. — Henri Nouwen

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Hope sees the invisible, feels the intangible, and achieves the impossible. — Helen Keller

Once you choose hope, anything's possible — Christopher Reeve

Part of being optimistic is keeping one's head pointed toward the sun, one's feet moving forward. — Nelson Mandela

I truly believe in positive synergy, that your positive mindset gives you a more hopeful outlook, and belief that you can do something great means you will do something great. — Russell Wilson

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It's all about hope, kindness and a connection with one another. — Elizabeth Taylor

Play interests me very much," said Hermann: "but I am not in the position to sacrifice the necessary in the hope of winning the superfluous. — Alexander Pushkin

Positive Approach Quotes

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There is no greater happiness for a man than approaching a door at the end of a day knowing someone on the other side of that door is waiting for the sound of his footsteps. — Ronald Reagan

One of the more distasteful aspects of positive thinking – and of conventional approaches to happiness in general – is the way in which they seem to encourage self-absorption. — Oliver Burkeman

Everything in life is possible armed only with a determined approach and a positive mindset. — Nirmal Purja

Sure, it's easy to be upbeat when everything is going your way. Anyone can do that. It is far more important, however, to take a positive approach in circumstances that most people would view as negative. — Ralph Marston

Positive psychology is both a movement and a science. The movement involves absolutely anyone who is interested in evidence-based approaches to improving well-being, either for themselves or for their community. I invite you to join this movement! — Barbara Fredrickson

Approach your guitar intelligently, and if there are limits, don't deny them. Work within your restrictions. Somethings you can do better than others, some things you can't do as well. So accentuate the positive. — Chet Atkins

Does not the very word 'creative' mean to build, to initiate, to give out, to act - rather than to be acted upon, to be subjective? Living photography is positive in its approach, it sings a song of life - not death. — Berenice Abbott

You're in a much better position to talk with people when they approach you than when you approach them. — Peace Pilgrim

You know that saying 'A little knowledge is a dangerous thing'? That's so true of positive psychology. Our latest research tells us that the pursuit of happiness is a delicate art. Certain approaches to seeking happiness are now known to backfire, whereas others are effective. — Barbara Fredrickson

Taxation has its limitations as a method of achieving better economic distribution since for this purpose it is essentially remedial. We must also take a positive approach by finding new ways to spread ownership of future capital growth more broadly in our society. — John D. Rockefeller

Positive Expectations Quotes

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Optimists and pessimists die the exact same death, but they live very different lives! — Shimon Peres

The way to happiness: Keep your heart free from hate, your mind from worry. Live simply, expect little, give much. Scatter sunshine, forget self, think of others. Try this for a week and you will be surprised. — Norman Vincent Peale

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I do not expect the white media to create positive black male images. — Huey Newton

I expect to pass through life but once. If therefore, there be any kindness I can show, or any good thing I can do to any fellow being, let me do it now, and not defer or neglect it, as I shall not pass this way again. — William Penn

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

You can not entertain weak, harmful, negative thoughts ten hours a day and expect to bring about beautiful, strong and harmonious conditions by ten minutes of strong, positive, creative thought. — Charles F. Haanel

Achievement is largely the product of steadily raising one's level of aspiration and expectation. — Jack Nicklaus

Real optimism is aware of problems but recognizes the solutions, knows about difficulties but believes they can be overcome, sees the negatives but accentuates the positives, is exposed to the worst but expects the best, has reason to complain but chooses to smile. — William Arthur Ward

The worst has happened. The best is next. — Paul George

Risk more than others think is safe. Care more than others think is wise. Dream more than others think is practical. Expect more than others think is possible. — Claude Bissell

Life Outlook Quotes

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We know that permanent sobriety can be attained only by a most revolutionary change in the life and outlook of the individual. — Bill W.

When I circled the moon and looked back at Earth, my outlook on life and my viewpoint of Earth changed... Earth is a spaceship, just like Apollo - and just like Apollo, the crew must learn to live and work together. We must learn to manage the resources of this world with new imagination. — Jim Lovell

You're basing your laws and your whole outlook on natural life on mythology. It won't work. That's why you have all these problems in the world. Name them: India, Pakistan, Ireland. Name them-all these problems. They're all religious problems. — Jack Kevorkian

There is no true healing unless there is a change in outlook, peace of mind and inner happiness — Edward Bach

Music is not a hobby, not even a passion with me; music is me. I feel what people get out of me is this outlook on life, which comes out in my music. My music is the last expression of all that. — Arthur Rubinstein

Positive secularism is not tolerance of all religions, but it is the total denial of religious beliefs: it is the emergence of homogeneous human outlook which is based upon verifiable facts of life. — Goparaju Ramachandra Rao

I'm idealistic so my life outlook is to never give up. Even if something seems absolutely impossible, I will run as hard as I can go. — Choi Minho

Being healthy is something I learned from a very young age. Looking after yourself on the inside helps with your energy, makes your skin glow, and changes your whole outlook on life. — Phoebe Tonkin

Your outlook upon life, your estimate of yourself, your estimate of your value are largely colored by your environment. Your whole career will be modified, shaped, molded by your surroundings, by the character of the people with whom you come in contact every day. — Orison Swett Marden

How great musicians demonstrate a mutual respect and trust on the bandstand can alter your outlook on the world and enrich every aspect of your life, understanding what it means to be a global citizen in the most modern sense. — Wynton Marsalis

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More Positive Outlook Quotes

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When we inject people with positivity, their outlook expands. They see the big picture. When we inject them with neutrality or negativity, their peripheral vision shrinks. There is no big picture, no dots to connect. — Barbara Fredrickson

We must not be satisfied to present Christianity as the most reliable position to hold among the competing options available. Rather, the Christian faith is the only reasonable outlook available to men. — Greg L. Bahnsen

I was attracted to the positive outlook on women especially exploring relationships with different people and being confident and comfortable and strong. That was the kind of thing that was appealing to me, because that's what's real, and that's honest, and it's nothing to be ashamed of. That's what single women do. — Dakota Johnson

It's not always the case that things will fall into your lap or that life will be great, but it's all about perspective and having a positive outlook. If something goes wrong you say: "That happened for a reason, what can I learn from that and how can I grow?" — Chris Pine

Showing up is essential. Showing up consistently is powerful. Showing up consistently with a positive outlook is even more powerful. — Jeff Olson

I think you need optimism. I believe that's incredibly important that you be optimistic that you can do things different and still do them just as well. That's very important to success - just to have a positive outlook. I know it's not easy to do that. — Jim Abbott

I'm not a conscious rapper, all those things we talk about, the struggle, the pain, the outlook to the future, keep your head up. I try to put all those positive things into a regular human character, which is myself. — J. Cole

I absolutely think that happiness is a choice. One of the most potent forces in human psychology is the power of habit. Do something, think something, often enough and it will become the only thing you can do or think. Choose to be unhappy and soon that’s all you will be. Live in a swamp and you’ll grow webbed feet. — Nicholas Evans

Two famous happy warriors - Reagan and his political soulmate, British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher - knew they were fighting their own ideological and external wars. But they did so with the sunny dispositions and positive outlooks of those who knew they were on the right side of history. — Monica Crowley

If you look at any type of situation, I look at the positive and try to spread my light and truth. I think it helps with my outlook on life and correlates to football. But I don't think it helps me run any faster, jump any higher, or catch the ball or anything like that. It just helps me with perspective. — Arian Foster

Go see 'Hidden Figures,' and take a young person! It will give a more positive outlook on what is possible if you work hard, do your best, and are prepared. — Katherine Johnson

In any walk of life, a positive, upbeat outlook trumps any adversarial act. Revenge is counterproductive. Unproductive emotions limit one's ability to move forward, to focus, to think positively, to act creatively. — Jon Huntsman, Jr.

Allen Anderson speaks from the heart about subjects he loves; this enthralls audiences everywhere. His outlook is realistic but invariably positive, encouraging everyone to expect the best. Audience feedback is replete with superlatives. — Henry Koster

Attitude lies somewhere between emotion and logic. It's that curious mix of optimism and determination that enables you to maintain a positive outlook and to continue plodding in the face of the most adverse circumstances. — Pat Summitt

My ultimate goal is to try to be real. It just so happens that I'm usually more happy than sad when I'm writing. And in general I think that life is pretty great, and it's cool to be here, so that comes through in my music. I don't have a dismal outlook, but I don't aim to make positive music. It's just what I am. — Andy Grammer

I'm fat positive, in that I don't see fat as a bad thing. But what I do see as a bad thing is how I'm treated. I can have the most positive outlook in the world, but that is not going to change how hecklers and people walking down the street are yelling at me. — Roxane Gay

Vietnam is no longer a war, it's a country. I think that that's very important to understand. And the Vietnamese - last time a poll was taken, somewhere above 80 percent of Vietnamese people have a very positive outlook towards the United States. — Michael W. Michalak

When we're passionate about something, we have a positive attitude and embrace each day with a new outlook. — Deepak Chopra

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

Feminism has nothing at all to do with being 'feminine.' Feminine means accentuating the womanly attributes that make women deliciously different from men. The feminine woman enjoys her right to be a woman. She has a positive outlook on life. She knows she is a person with her own identity and that she can seek fulfillment in the career of her choice, including that of traditional wife and mother. — Phyllis Schlafly

This generation has a responsibility to reshape the world. Start the task even if it will not be fulfilled in your lifetime. Even if it seems hopeless now, never give up. Offer a positive vision, with enthusiasm and joy, and an optimistic outlook. — Dalai Lama

I have a very positive outlook on things. It's hard to predict how actual books are going to do but I'm not freaked out about ebooks taking over. I think there are probably more active readers now because of computers and iPhones. — Kevin Sampsell

It’s hard to pin down what makes Weiss’ music so distinctive. Perhaps it’s that even in the ballads, the tone is upbeat, the outlook positive. The way Weiss writes - passionately, wittily and with respect for his fellow musicians - attests to his talent and appetite for creativity, and suggests a long, enjoyable career. — Carlo Wolff

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