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40 Positive Quotes To Help You Stay Optimistic


Sometimes, when you need inspiration in your life, it helps to hear the motivational words that other people who have been scaled through their low moments have shared.

Here are a few positive quotes guaranteed to change your attitude and help you keep the hope alive;


  1. “The hardest thing to do is to be true to yourself, especially when everybody is watching.” –Dave Chappelle


  1. “Reality is created by the mind, we can change our reality by changing our mind.” –Plato


  1. “Don’t be intimidated by what you don’t know. That can be your greatest strength and ensure that you do things differently from everyone else.” –Sara Blakely


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


  1. “Opportunities multiply as they are seized.” –Sun Tzu


  1. We build too many walls and not enough bridges. –Isaac Newton


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


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


  1. “Don’t be afraid to give up the good to go for the great.” –John D. Rockefeller


  1. “You just keep pushing. You just keep pushing. I made every mistake that could be made. But I just kept pushing.” –Rene Descartes


  1. “I don’t measure a man’s success by how high he climbs but how high he bounces when he hits bottom.” –George S. Patton


  1. “I am the greatest, I said that even before I knew I was.” –Muhammad Ali


  1. “Keep your thoughts positive because your thoughts become your words. Keep your words positive because your words become your behavior. Keep your behavior positive because your behavior becomes your habits. Keep your habits positive because your habits become your values. Keep your values positive because your values become your destiny.” –Mahatma Gandhi


  1. “To be a champ you have to believe in yourself when no one else will.” –Sugar Ray Robinson


  1. “I attribute my success to this: I never gave or took any excuse.” –Florence Nightingale


  1. “Fall seven times and stand up eight.”–Proverb


  1. “Like the wind that carries one ship east and another west, the law of autosuggestion will lift you up or pull you down according to the way that you set your sails of thought.” –Napoleon Hill


  1. “They told me I didn’t understand the assignment, I told them they didn’t understand life.” –John Lennon


  1. “Happiness is a quality of the soul…not a function of one’s material circumstances.” –Aristotle


  1. “I have found the paradox, that if you love until it hurts, there can be no more hurt, only more love.” –Mother Teresa


  1. “I think one day youll find that you’re the hero you’ve been looking for.” –Jimmy Stewart


  1. “The most successful people reach the top not because they are free of limitations, but because they act in spite of their limitations.” –Michael K. Williams


  1. “Optimism is a happiness magnet. If you stay positive, good things and good people will be drawn to you.” — Mary Lou Retton


  1. “We’ve all got both light and dark inside us. What matters is the part we choose to act on. That’s who we really are.” –J. K. Rowling


  1. “The achievement of one goal should be the starting point of another.” –Alexander Graham Bell


  1. “When I bet on horses, I never lose. Why? I bet on all the horses.” –Aziz Ansari


  1. “Every man should lose a battle in his youth, so he does not lose a war when he is old.” –George R. R. Martin


  1. “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.


  1. “Being defeated is often a temporary condition. Giving up is what makes it permanent.” –Marilyn vos Savant


  1. “Some people are always grumbling because roses have thorns; I am thankful that thorns have roses.” –Alphonse Karr


  1. “A problem is a chance for you to do your best.” –Duke Ellington


  1. “One person with a belief is equal to ninety-nine who have only interests.” –John Stuart Mill


  1. “The firsts go away – first love, first kiss, first baby. You have to create new ones.” –Sarah Jessica Parker


  1. “Believe you can and you’re halfway there.” –Theodore Roosevelt


  1. “Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life.” –Steve Jobs


  1. “If you steadfastly refused to quit, you rapidly narrowed your options to only winning.” –Brad Thor


  1. “Be thankful for what you have; you’ll end up having more. If you concentrate on what you don’t have, you will never, ever have enough.” –Oprah Winfrey


  1. “If the highest aim of a captain were to preserve his ship, he would keep it in port forever.” –Thomas Aquinas


  1. “Every day we choose who we are by how we define ourselves.” –Angelina Jolie


  1. “If you have a positive attitude and constantly strive to give your best effort, eventually you will overcome your immediate problems and find you are ready for greater challenges.” –Pat Riley

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The alias is MJ. I am a graduate of Mass Communication from Covenant University. A lover of arts, dynamic writer and an avid reader. I love taking up challenges as they come to build up my success story and propel others towards greatness. Mojola Omowumi is a Staff Writer at TopNaija.ng.


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