The following list is a compilation of seventeen of the best positive quotes.
You can print this list, or copy your favourite ones and paste them on your desk or on your diary - you could even have a specially meaningful one on a piece of paper on the fridge door!
Have them handy for a drop of inspiration.
Sometimes the only thing that we need to keep feeling good is a little reminder.
These best positive quotes, together with the rest of the quotes that you can find on this site, will help you in that mission.
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"Risk! Risk anything! Care no more for the opinion of others, for those voices. Do the hardest thing on earth for you. Act for yourself. Face the truth." -Katherine Mansfield
"There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as if everything is."-Albert Einstein
"Energy and persistence conquer all things" -Benjamin Franklin
"Champions aren't made in gyms. Champions are made from something they have deep inside them – a desire, a dream, a vision. They have to have the skill, and the will. But the will must be stronger than the skill." -Muhammad Ali
"Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go" -T.S.Eliot
"Ambition is the path to success. Persistence is the vehicle you arrive in." -Bill Bradley
"Patience, persistence and perspiration make an unbeatable combination for success" -Napoleon Hill
"Human relationships always help us to carry on because they always presuppose further developments, a future - and also because we live as if our only task was precisely to have relationships with other people" -Albert Camus
"Do not believe in anything simply because you have heard it. Do not believe in anything simply because it is spoken and rumoured by many. Do not believe in anything simply because it is found written in your religious books. Do not believe in anything merely on the authority of your teachers and elders. Do not believe in traditions because they have been handed down for many generations. But after observation and analysis, when you find that anything agrees with reason and is conducive to the good and benefit of one and all, then accept it and live up to it." -Buddha
"Before everything else, getting ready is the secret of success" -Henry Ford
"I am only one; but I am still one. I cannot do everything, but still I can do something. I will not refuse to do the something I can do." -Helen Keller
"There is nothing entirely within our power but our own thoughts" -Rene Descartes
"One of the secrets of a long and fruitful life is to forgive everybody everything every night before going to bed." -Bernard Baruch
"The only thing that stands between a man and what he wants from life is often merely the will to try it and the faith to believe that it is possible" -Richard M. Devos
"We must accept finite disappointment, but we must never lose infinite hope" -Martin Luther King, Jr
"The world is new to us every morning – and every man should believe he is reborn each day" -Baal Shem Tov
"Day by day, in every way, I am getting better and better" -Emile Coue
The last quote from Emile Coue is one of the best positive quotes, and it is in fact an affirmation that the famous French pharmacist gave to his patients to repeat to improve their health. Learn more about positive thinking affirmations.
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