130 Fabulously Positive Quotes to Lift You up

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There are times in life, where it seems as if negativity accompanies every one of your steps. In the morning, news anchors inform you about unsettling developments in the world. At work, every task you approach seems to fail miserably. To make things worse, life confronts you with some pretty daunting trials and tribulations during these tough phases. And once you’ve come home, you may be confronted with all the problems your family members or friends encountered during the day. In short, it seems as if it’s almost impossible to escape the negativity you are confronted with on a day-to-day basis. During these terribly negative times, it’s quite helpful to have a couple of positive quotes at hand to reignite that wonderful sense of positivity and optimism within you. Such positivity quotes help you to quickly reestablish your positive outlook on life. Even more so, they also encourage you to begin seeing things from a much brighter perspective. Enjoy the following collection of positive quotes that will lift your spirits.

As difficult and challenging as negativity can be, it – unfortunately – cannot be magically avoided. In fact, life will continuously confront you with things that you may not particularly like. While you have no influence over what happens to you in life, you can always prevent that such negative developments drag you down for too long.

“Dwell on the beauty of life. Watch the stars, and see yourself running with them.”
Marcus Aurelius

When life confronts you with a lot of negativity, positive quotes can make a true difference. Especially during such challenging moments, it can be quite uplifting to have a couple of encouraging and uplifting statements at hand.

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Enjoy the following collection of positive quotes.

What is so wonderful about these inspiring words of encouragement is that they stem from some of the wisest and most life-affirming authors, entrepreneurs, and philosophers. As you read their statements, you will notice that these brilliant individuals struggled with the very same issues we are confronted with nowadays. Even more importantly, you will find that they all have come up with fantastic solutions to overcome the negativity they struggled with. Let’s have a look at these positive quotes.

130 Fabulously Positive Quotes to Lift You up

The impact of positive quotes can be quite powerful. In fact, these fantastic statements will encourage you to never allow negativity to influence your positive outlook on life. No matter what happens to you in life, these are the very quotes that will quickly get you back up on your feet to continue fighting for your dreams.

Here are the marvelously positive quotes to lift you up and brighten your day

1.

“We delight in the beauty of the butterfly, but rarely admit the changes it has gone through to achieve that beauty.”
Maya Angelou

2.

“Plant seeds of happiness, hope, success, and love; it will all come back to you in abundance. This is the law of nature.”
Steve Maraboli

3.

“You have power over your mind – not outside events. Realize this, and you will find strength.”
Marcus Aurelius

4.

“It is only when we are suspended in mid-air with no landing in sight, that we force our wings to unravel and alas begin our flight. And as we fly, we still may not know where we are going to. But the miracle is in the unfolding of the wings. You may not know where you’re going, but you know that so long as you spread your wings, the winds will carry you.”
C. JoyBell C.

5.

“It was only a sunny smile, and little it cost in the giving, but like morning light it scattered the night and made the day worth living.”
F. Scott Fitzgerald

6.

“There are moments when troubles enter our lives and we can do nothing to avoid them. But they are there for a reason. Only when we have overcome them will we understand why they were there.”
Paulo Coelho

7.

“If you always attach positive emotions to the things you want, and never attach negative emotions to the things you don’t, then that which you desire most will invariably come your way.”
Matt D. Miller

8.

“I am enough of an artist to draw freely upon my imagination. Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world.”
Albert Einstein

9.

“Don’t tell me the sky’s the limit when there are footprints on the moon.”
Paul Brandt

10.

“What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.”
Ralph Waldo Emerson

11.

“To shine your brightest light is to be who you truly are.”
Roy T. Bennett

12.

“Today expect something good to happen to you no matter what occurred yesterday. Realize the past no longer holds you captive. It can only continue to hurt you if you hold on to it. Let the past go. A simply abundant world awaits.”
Sarah Ban Breathnach

13.

“When I dare to be powerful, to use my strength in the service of my vision, then it becomes less and less important whether I am afraid.”
Audre Lorde

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“However mean your life is, meet it and live it; do not shun it and call it hard names. It is not so bad as you are. It looks poorest when you are richest. The fault-finder will find faults even in paradise. Love your life, poor as it is. You may perhaps have some pleasant, thrilling, glorious hours, even in a poorhouse. The setting sun is reflected from the windows of the almshouse as brightly as from the rich man’s abode; the snow melts before its door as early in the spring. I do not see but a quiet mind may live as contentedly there, and have as cheering thoughts, as in a palace.”
Henry David Thoreau

15.

“Reach high, for stars lie hidden in you. Dream deep, for every dream precedes the goal.”
Rabindranath Tagore

16.

“Don’t let the muggles get you down.”
J.K. Rowling

17.

“If you can dream it, you can do it. Always remember that this whole thing was started with a dream and a mouse.”
Walt Disney Company

18.

“Everything will be okay in the end. If it’s not okay, then it’s not the end.”
Ed Sheeran

19.

“The more you feed your mind with positive thoughts, the more you can attract great things into your life.”
Roy T. Bennett

20.

“Get going. Move forward. Aim High. Plan a takeoff. Don’t just sit on the runway and hope someone will come along and push the airplane. It simply won’t happen. Change your attitude and gain some altitude. Believe me, you’ll love it up here.”
Donald J. Trump

21.

“Keep your best wishes, close to your heart and watch what happens”
Tony DeLiso

22.

“Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.”
Ralph Waldo Emerson

23.

“Treat a man as he is and he will remain as he is. Treat a man as he can and should be and he will become as he can and should be.”
Stephen R. Covey

24.

“The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, nor to worry about the future, but to live the present moment wisely and earnestly.”
Bukkyo Dendo Kyokai

25.

“Our chief want is someone who will inspire us to be what we know we could be.”
Ralph Waldo Emerson

26.

“When you do the right thing, you get the feeling of peace and serenity associated with it. Do it again and again.”
Roy T. Bennett

27.

“You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection”
Sharon Salzberg

28.

“I will always find a way and a way will always find me.”
Charles F. Glassman

29.

“If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost; that is where they should be. Now put the foundations under them.”
Henry David Thoreau

30.

“The flower that blooms in adversity is the rarest and most beautiful of all.”
Walt Disney

31.

“And once the storm is over, you won’t remember how you made it through, how you managed to survive. You won’t even be sure, whether the storm is really over. But one thing is certain. When you come out of the storm, you won’t be the same person who walked in. That’s what this storm’s all about.”
Haruki Murakami

32.

“Live your truth. Express your love. Share your enthusiasm. Take action towards your dreams. Walk your talk. Dance and sing to your music. Embrace your blessings. Make today worth remembering.”
Steve Maraboli

33.

“Life’s trials will test you, and shape you, but don’t let them change who you are.”
Aaron Lauritsen

34.

“The harder you fall, the heavier your heart; the heavier your heart, the stronger you climb; the stronger you climb, the higher your pedestal.”
Criss Jami

35.

“The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.”
Eleanor Roosevelt

36.

“What you do makes a difference, and you have to decide what kind of difference you want to make.”
Jane Goodall

37.

“The heights by great men reached and kept were not attained in sudden flight but, while their companions slept, they were toiling upwards in the night.”
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

38.

“The heart that gives thanks is a happy one, for we cannot feel thankful and unhappy at the same time. The more we say thanks, the more we find to be thankful for.”
Douglas Wood

39.

“Sometimes our light goes out, but is blown again into instant flame by an encounter with another human being.”
Albert Schweitzer

40.

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

41.

“To give pleasure to a single heart by a single act is better than a thousand heads bowing in prayer.”
Mahatma Gandhi

42.

“You are the master of your destiny. You can influence, direct and control your own environment. You can make your life what you want it to be.”
Napoleon Hill

43.

“It is only in our darkest hours that we may discover the true strength of the brilliant light within ourselves that can never, ever, be dimmed.”
Doe Zantamata

44.

“I learned this, at least, by my experiment; that if one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life which he has imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours..”
Henry David Thoreau

45.

“Hope is important because it can make the present moment less difficult to bear. If we believe that tomorrow will be better, we can bear a hardship today.”
Thich Nhat Hanh

46.

“When you are grateful, fear disappears and abundance appears.”
Anthony Robbins

47.

“The best way to cheer yourself is to try to cheer someone else up.”
Mark Twain

48.

“If it’s not exactly like you thought it would be, you think it’s a failure. What about the spectrum of colors in between.”
Sara Evans

49.

“It’s the possibility that keeps me going, not the guarantee.”
Nicholas Sparks

50.

“If you want to be happy, do not dwell in the past, do not worry about the future, focus on living fully in the present.”
Roy T. Bennett

51.

“With a hint of good judgment, to fear nothing, not failure or suffering or even death, indicates that you value life the most. You live to the extreme; you push limits; you spend your time building legacies.”
Criss Jami

52.

“You do not need to know precisely what is happening, or exactly where it is all going. What you need is to recognize the possibilities and challenges offered by the present moment, and to embrace them with courage, faith, and hope.”
Thomas Merton

53.

“What men and women need is encouragement. Their natural resisting powers should be strengthened, not weakened… Instead of always harping on a man’s faults, tell him of his virtues. Try to pull him out of his rut… Hold up to him his better self, his real self that can dare and do and win out… People radiate what is in their minds and in their hearts.”
Eleanor H. Porter

54.

“With the new day comes new strength and new thoughts.”
Eleanor Roosevelt

55.

“If we all did the things we are really capable of doing, we would literally astound ourselves.”
Thomas A. Edison

56.

“Some people see things that are and ask, ‘Why?’ Some people dream of things that never were and ask, Why not
George Carlin

57.

“You’ve gotta dance like there’s nobody watching,
Love like you’ll never be hurt,
Sing like there’s nobody listening,
And live like it’s heaven on earth.”
William W. Purkey

58.

“I was surrounded by friends, my work was immense, and pleasures were abundant. Life, now, was unfolding before me, constantly and visibly, like the flowers of summer that drop fanlike petals on eternal soil.”
Roman Payne

59.

“Imagination does not become great until human beings, given the courage and the strength, use it to create.”
Maria Montessori

60.

“Did you hear about the rose that grew from a crack in the concreteProving nature’s laws wrong, it learned to walk without having feet. Funny, it seems to by keeping its dreams; it learned to breathe fresh air. Long live the rose that grew from concrete when no one else even cared.”
Tupac Shakur

61.

“I like to imagine that the world is one big machine. You know, machines never have any extra parts. They have the exact number and type of parts they need. So I figure if the entire world is a big machine, I have to be here for some reason. And that means you have to be here for some reason, too.”
Brian Selznick

62.

“The most important thing is to enjoy your life—to be happy—it’s all that matters.”
Audrey Hepburn

63.

“The things you do for others remain as your legacy.”
Kalu Ndukwe Kalu

64.

“It may be that you are not yourself luminous, but that you are a conductor of light. Some people without possessing genius have a remarkable power of stimulating it.”
Arthur Conan Doyle

65.

“Turn your obstacles into opportunities and your problems into possibilities.”
Roy T. Bennett

66.

“Only in the darkness can you see the stars.”
Martin Luther King Jr.

67.

“Dare to live the life you have dreamed for yourself. Go forward and make your dreams come true.”
Ralph Waldo Emerson

68.

“The individual who says it is not possible should move out of the way of those doing it.”
Tricia Cunningham

69.

“Man often becomes what he believes himself to be. […] if I have the belief that I can do it, I shall surely acquire the capacity to do it even if I may not have it at the beginning.”
Mahatma Gandhi

70.

“Even the smallest shift in perspective can bring about the greatest healing.”
Joshua Kai

71.

“What’s meant to be will always find a way”
Trisha Yearwood

72.

“All the possibilities of your human destiny are asleep in your soul. You are here to realize and honor these possibilities.”
John O’Donohue

73.

“Start with big dreams and make life worth living.”
Stephen Richards

74.

“The only way to make sense out of change is to plunge into it, move with it, and join the dance.”
Alan W. Watts

75.

“Be the change that you wish to see in the world.”
Mahatma Gandhi

76.

“For me, I am driven by two main philosophies: know more today about the world than I knew yesterday and lessen the suffering of others. You’d be surprised how far that gets you.”
Neil deGrasse Tyson

77.

“Simplicity, patience, compassion. These three are your greatest treasures. Simple in actions and thoughts, you return to the source of being. Patient with both friends and enemies, you accord with the way things are. Compassionate toward yourself, you reconcile all beings in the world.”
Lao Tzu

78.

“Whenever something bad happens, keep calm, take a few deep breaths and shift the focus to something positive.”
Roy T. Bennett

79.

“Far away there in the sunshine are my highest aspirations. I may not reach them, but I can look up and see their beauty, believe in them, and try to follow where they lead.”
Louisa May Alcott

80.

“Cry. Forgive. Learn. Move on. Let your tears water the seeds of your future happiness.”
Steve Maraboli

81.

“Life is filled with unanswered questions, but it is the courage to seek those answers that continues to give meaning to life.”
J.D. Stroube

82.

“Embrace love and compassion with all your spirit. Understand that they never hurt or offend, they just heal and empower.”
Steve Maraboli

83.

“There are, it seems, two muses: the Muse of Inspiration, who gives us inarticulate visions and desires, and the Muse of Realization, who returns again and again to say ‘It is yet more difficult than you thought.’ This is the muse of form. It may be then that form serves us best when it works as an obstruction, to baffle us and deflect our intended course. It may be that when we no longer know what to do, we have come to our real work and when we no longer know which way to go, we have begun our real journey. The mind that is not baffled is not employed. The impeded stream is the one that sings.”
Wendell Berry

84.

“To my mind, ‘magic’ is the hard-to-define quality of the things that stir up mystical feelings like amazement, curiosity, imagination, and above all wonder.”
Brendan Myers

85.

“It is good to love many things, for therein lies the true strength, and whosoever loves much performs much, and can accomplish much, and what is done in love is well done.”
Vincent Van Gogh

86.

“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.”
H. Jackson Brown Jr.

87.

“When the first baby laughed for the first time, its laugh broke into a thousand pieces, and they all went skipping about, and that was the beginning of fairies.”
J.M. Barrie

88.

“In this moment, there is plenty of time. In this moment, you are precisely as you should be. In this moment, there is infinite possibility.”
Victoria Moran

89.

“Darkness cannot drive out darkness: only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate: only love can do that.”
Martin Luther King Jr.

90.

“Everyone wants to live on top of the mountain, but all the happiness and growth occurs while you’re climbing it.”
Andy Rooney

91.

“Leave your excuses and live your dreams!”
Paul F. Davis

92.

“All the darkness in the world cannot extinguish the light of a single candle.”
Francis of Assisi

93.

“Everything you can imagine is real.”
Pablo Picasso

94.

“Let no one ever come to you without leaving better and happier. Be the living expression of God’s kindness: kindness in your face, kindness in your eyes, kindness in your smile.”
Mother Teresa

95.

“Nurture your mind with great thoughts. To believe in the heroic makes heroes.”
Benjamin Disraeli

96.

“Believe in your infinite potential. Your only limitations are those you set upon yourself.”
Roy T. Bennett

97.

“A soul gives power to the mind; and the mind empowers the soul”
Jeremy Aldana

98.

“When a poet digs himself into a hole, he doesn’t climb out. He digs deeper, enjoys the scenery, and comes out the other side enlightened.”
Criss Jami

99.

“Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery, today is a gift of God, which is why we call it the present.”
Bil Keane

100.

“Do not think it impossible just because it has never happened.”
Stephen R. Lawhead

101.

“Live life to the fullest, and focus on the positive.”
Matt Cameron

102.

“Making a dream into reality begins with what you have, not with what you are waiting on.”
T.F. Hodge

103.

“All we have to decide is what to do with the time that is given us.”
J.R.R. Tolkien

104.

“You may say I’m a dreamer, but I’m not the only one. I hope someday you’ll join us. And the world will live as one.”
John Lennon

105.

“So we shall let the reader answer this question for himself: who is the happier man, he who has braved the storm of life and lived or he who has stayed securely on shore and merely existed?”
Hunter S. Thompson

106.

“You need to learn how to select your thoughts just the same way you select your clothes every day. This is a power you can cultivate. If you want to control things in your life so bad, work on the mind. That’s the only thing you should be trying to control.”
Elizabeth Gilbert

107.

“And, when you want something, all the universe conspires in helping you to achieve it.”
Paulo Coelho

108.

“Without leaps of imagination or dreaming, we lose the excitement of possibilities. Dreaming, after all, is a form of planning.”
Gloria Steinem

109.

“Stay positive and happy. Work hard and don’t give up hope. Be open to criticism and keep learning. Surround yourself with happy, warm and genuine people.”
Tena Desae

110.

“There is strange comfort in knowing that no matter what happens today, the Sun will rise again tomorrow.”
Aaron Lauritsen

111.

“The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.”
Eleanor Roosevelt

112.

“The first and final thing you have to do in this world is to last it and not be smashed by it.”
Ernest Hemingway

113.

“Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.”
Mahatma Gandhi

114.

“Be not afraid of life. Believe that life is worth living, and your belief will help create the fact.”
William James

115.

“What you’re supposed to do when you don’t like a thing is change it. If you can’t change it, change the way you think about it. Don’t complain.”
Maya Angelou

116.

“Help others without any reason and give without the expectation of receiving anything in return.”
Roy T. Bennett

117.

“The thing that lies at the foundation of positive change, the way I see it, is service to a fellow human being.”
Lee lacocca

118.

“Those who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night.”
Edgar Allan Poe

119.

“Nothing is impossible, the word itself says ‘I’m possible’!”
Audrey Hepburn

120.

“Summoning gratitude is a sure way to get our life back on track. Opening our eyes to affirm gratitude grows the garden of our inner abundance, just as standing close to a fire eventually warms our heart.”
Alexandra Katehakis

121.

“Throw your dreams into space like a kite, and you do not know what it will bring back, a new life, a new friend, a new love, a new country.”
Anaïs Nin

122.

“Positive thinking will let you do everything better than negative thinking will.”
Zig Ziglar

123.

“Once you replace negative thoughts with positive ones, you’ll start having positive results.”
Willie Nelson

124.

“Our wounds are often the openings into the best and most beautiful part of us.”
David Richo

125.

“The true measure of success is how many times you can bounce back from failure.”
Stephen Richards

126.

“When you are joyful when you say yes to life and have fun and project positivity all around you, you become a sun in the center of every constellation, and people want to be near you.”
Shannon L. Alder

127.

“Happiness is part of who we are. Joy is the feeling.”
Tony DeLiso

128.

“When things go wrong, don’t go with them.”
Elvis Presley

129.

“Aerodynamically, the bumblebee shouldn’t be able to fly, but the bumblebee doesn’t know it so it goes on flying anyway.”
Mary Kay Ash

130.

“If you have a dream, don’t just sit there. Gather courage to believe that you can succeed and leave no stone unturned to make it a reality.”
Roopleen

I hope you enjoyed this collection of incredibly positive quotes.

Stay victorious!


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