It’s not surprising that quotes are highly searched for online, but does reading positive quotes really lead to positive thinking?

Being positive makes a huge difference in your outlook.  The more positive influences you have in your life, the more positive you become.

And as the saying goes, ‘positive thinking brings about positive results.’  Adopting a positive attitude really can change your life.

Here are some positive thinking quotes that can motivate and inspire you to adopt a positive attitude and practice positive thinking.

Positive Quotes To Motivate And Inspire

positive quote once you learn how to create your own happiness, no one can take it from you

“Once you learn how to create your own happiness, no one can take it from you.”
Robert Tew

“It takes the same energy to worry as it does to be positive. Use your energy to think positive and positive things will happen.”
Joel Osteen

“Life is so much simpler when you stop explaining yourself to people and just do what works for you.”

“When you start seeing your worth, you will find it harder to stay around people who don’t.”

“Start by doing what’s necessary; then do what’s possible; and suddenly you are doing the impossible.”
Francis of Assisi

“At the end of the day what really matters is that your loved ones are well, you’ve done your best and that you’re thankful for all you have.”

“To be happy, you must let go of all the negative beliefs, emotions and people that are holding you back in life.”
Robert Tew

“When we strive to become better than we are, everything around us becomes better too.”
Paulo Coelho

Positive Quotes On Success

Maya Angelou positive quotes on success - success is liking yourself, liking what you do and liking how you do it

“Success is liking yourself, liking what you do, and liking how you do it.”
Maya Angelou

“I’ve missed more than 9,000 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

“Show me a person who has never made a mistake and I’ll show you someone who has never achieved much.”
Joan Collins

“The key to success is to focus on goals, not obstacles.”

“Success is not final; failure is not fatal: It is the courage to continue that counts.”
Winston Churchill

“Success seems to be connected with action. Successful people keep moving. They make mistakes, but they don’t quit.”
Conrad Hilton

Positive Quotes On Change

“Your mind is a powerful thing. When you fill it with positive thoughts, your life will start to change.”

“Never be afraid to change. You may lose something good. But you may gain something even better.”

“There are two primary choices in life: to accept conditions as they exist, or accept the responsibility for changing them.”

Denis Waitley

inspiring positive quotes on change the world is changed by your examples not by your opinions

“The world is changed by your examples, not by your opinions.”
Paulo Coelho

“People are sent into our lives to teach us things that we need to learn about ourselves.”
Mandy Hale

“If your thoughts are making you unhappy; change them.”

“When you change your thoughts, you change your world.”
Norman Vincent Peale

“If you truly want something, don’t wait for it to happen; MAKE it happen.”

Positive Quotes On Attitude

“Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal; nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude.”
Thomas Jefferson

“When you need something to believe in, start with yourself!”

positive quotes on attitude I choose to believe things are possible, even when I don't know how they will happen

“I choose to believe things are possible, even when I don’t know how they will happen.”
Jack Canfield

“Staying positive doesn’t mean that things will turn out okay. Rather, it is knowing that YOU will be okay no matter how things turn out.”

“There will always be someone who can’t see your worth. Don’t let it be you.”
Mel Robbins

Be happy with being you. Love your flaws. Own your quirks.
And know that you are just as perfect as anyone else, exactly as you are.
Ariana Grande.

“Look for something positive in each day, even if some days you have to look a little harder.”

“I’ve decided to be happy because it is good for my health.”

“Happiness is not the absence of problems, it’s the ability to deal with them.”

“Do not let the behaviour of others destroy your inner peace.”

“Stop judging yourself! Everyone else is doing it for you!”

Positive Thinking Quotes On The Future

“Today is the perfect day to start living your dreams.”

“You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream.”
C.S Lewis

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“You can have anything you want, if you want it badly enough.”
Abraham Lincoln

“We cannot become what we want by remaining what we are.”
Max Depree

“The future depends on what you do today.”
Mahatma Gandhi

“Never stop believing. Never stop trying. Never give up. Your day will come.”

Positive Quotes For Work

“The harder you work for something, the greater you’ll feel when you achieve it.”

“The more I want to get something done, the less I call it work.”
Richard Bach

“Happiness is the real sense of fulfillment that comes from hard work.”
Joseph Barbara

Steve Harvey positive quote about work your career is what you're paid for.  Your calling is what you're made for

“Your career is what you’re paid for. Your calling is what you’re made for.”
Steve Harvey

“People rarely succeed unless they have fun in what they are doing.”
Dale Carnegie

“Your work is going to fill a large part of your life, and the only way to be truly satisfied is to do what you believe is great work. And the only way to do great work is to love what you do.
Steve Jobs

“Without ambition one starts nothing. Without work one finishes nothing. The prize will not be sent to you. You have to win it.”
Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.”
Thomas Edison

“Work hard, be kind, and amazing things will happen.”
Conan O’Brien

“No matter how hard you work, someone else is working harder.”
Elon Musk

Reading personal development quotes and sayings really can brighten your day. We hope that these positive thinking quotes will inspire you to start living your dreams.

To help, you can find some free personal development books that you can download.

If you prefer listening or watching, we have Think And Grow Rich – one of the most important personal development books – read by Napoleon Hill himself on video.

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