Poems, Poetry & Quotes


Positive and uplifting quotes help to inspire you to be the best that you can be. Here is a selection of positive quotes to help motivate you to achieve your goals, be successful in life, and to give back to others.

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

Success consists of going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm.
~ Winston Churchill

I do believe we're all connected. I do believe in positive energy. I do believe in the power of prayer. I do believe in putting good out into the world. And I believe in taking care of each other. ~ Harvey Fierstein

You've done it before and you can do it now. See the positive possibilities. Redirect the substantial energy of your frustration and turn it into positive, effective, unstoppable determination. ~ Ralph Marston

You must make a decision that you are going to move on. It won't happen automatically. You will have to rise up and say, "I don't care how hard this is, I don't care how disappointed I am, I'm not going to let this get the best of me. I'm moving on with my life." ~ Joel Osteen

Take chances, make mistakes. That's how you grow. Pain nourishes your courage. You have to fail in order to practice being brave. ~ Mary Tyler Moore

Life is a gift, and it offers us the privilege, opportunity, and responsibility to give something back by becoming more. ~ Tony Robbins

Once you replace negative thoughts with positive ones, you'll start having positive results. ~ Willie Nelson

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

It takes but one positive thought when given a chance to survive and thrive
to overpower an entire army of negative thoughts
. ~ Robert H. Schuller

Now and then it's good to pause in our pursuit of happiness and just be happy. ~ Guillaume Apollinaire

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

Choosing to be positive and having a grateful attitude is going to determine how you're going to live your life. ~ Joel Osteen

The person who sends out positive thoughts activates the world around him positively and draws back to himself positive results. ~ Peale

Magic is believing in yourself. If you can do that, you can make anything happen. ~ Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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

When I fill my mind with positive thoughts my life changes for the better. ~ Lynda Field

Some days there won't be a song in your heart. Sing anyway. ~ Emory Austin

Every positive thought propels you in the right direction.

Surround yourself with positive people who will support you when it rains, not just when it shines.

A bad attitude is like a flat tire. You can't go anywhere until you change it.

Accentuate the positive. Put an end to those anxieties about what might go wrong
and start to focus on what could go right

I am too positive to be doubtful
Too optimistic to be fearful
and too determined to be defeated

Surround yourself with people who are only going to lift you higher

If you have to choose between being kind and being right,
Choose being kind and you will always be right

Now and then it's good to pause in our pursuit of happiness and just be happy.

Everyone smiles in the same language. Make sure you smile today!

Smiling is infectious
You catch it like the flu

When someone smiled at me today
I started smiling too

I walked around the corner
And someone saw me grin

When he smiled I realised
I had passed it on to him

I thought about the smile
And then realised its worth

A single smile like mine
Could travel round the earth

So if you feel a smile begin
Don't leave it undetected

Start an epidemic
And get the world infected

Thinking positive thoughts will always empower you! Do it enough and it will change your life! ~ Timothy Pina

Let no one come to you without leaving better and happier. ~ Mother Teresa

Act as if what you do makes a difference. It does! ~ William James

Success is no accident. It is hard work, perseverance, learning, studying, sacrifice and most of all, love what you are doing! ~ Pele

No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted. ~ Aesop

Tell me and I forget, Teach me and I remember, Involve me and I learn ~ Benjamin Franklin

Appreciation is a wonderful thing. It makes what is excellent in others belong to us as well. ~ Voltaire

Perpetual optimism is a force multiplier ~ Colin Powell

You've done it before and you can do it now. See the positive possibilities. Redirect the substantial energy of your frustration and turn it into positive, effective, unstoppable determination ~ Ralph Marston

If you can, you should, and if you're brave enough to start, you will. ~ Stephen King

You are essentially who you create yourself to be and all that occurs in your life is the result of your own making. ~ Stephen Richards

Top 10 Characteristics of a Positive Thinker

  1. Optimistic
  2. Enthusiastic
  3. Believer
  4. Integrity
  5. Courageous
  6. Confident
  7. Determined
  8. Patient
  9. Calm
  10. Focused

12 Things to Remember

  1. The past cannot be changed.
  2. Opinions don't define your reality.
  3. Everyone's journey is different.
  4. Things always get better with time.
  5. Judgements are a confession of character.
  6. Overthinking will lead to sadness.
  7. Happiness is found within.
  8. Positive thoughts create positive things,
  9. Smiles are contagious.
  10. Kindness is free.
  11. You only fail if you quit.
  12. What goes around comes around.

Stop waiting for Friday, for summer, for someone to fall in love with you, for life. Happiness is achieved when you stop waiting for it and make the most of the moment you are in now.

A positive attitude may not solve all your problems, but it will annoy enough people to make it worth the effort

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