26 Uplifiting Quotes on the Power of Positivity

The power of Positive thinking can bring about positive change. It can bring about change. the You suddenly find the worst things around you as background noise. Before you know it, you’ll find ways to focus on What you need to do. You’ll see the A lens that sees the world from a different perspective. of clarity rather than one that’s clouded by negativity.

Life got you down? This list of quotes will boost you to stay on track and remind you of the power of positivty and how beneficial having that mindset can be.

1. Bernard Baruch onNewton.

“Millions saw the apple fall, but Newton was the one who asked why.” - Bernard Baruch

“Millions saw theNewton was able to predict the apple’s fall but Newton was able to predict it. the one who asked why.” – Bernard Baruch

Sir Isaac Newton was practically the first to start. theAge of Enlightenment. The majority of people only saw an apple falling. Newton observed theApple is falling. This simple shift in thinking changed the world. It even changed my life. theHow we see the world theAll that surrounds us.

2. William James onBelieve.

“Believe that life is worth living and your belief will help create the fact.” - William James

“Believe that life is worth living and your belief will help create the fact.” – William James

In theIn the simplest terms, you get what your give. If you push forward all ofIf you put your effort into positive thinking, you will see positive results. Positive thoughts will flood your mind every day, and you will see the results. the world through that lens and you’ll start making life better, rather than just thinking that it is.

3. Buddha onYou are what you think.

“The mind is everything. What you think you become.” - Buddha

“The mind is everything. What you think you become.” – Buddha

Buddha knows a lot about thought. He spent probably more time in deep thought than any other person throughout history. Positive thought is a key to Buddhist thinking. This will lead you to Nirvana. ofYour life. All five pillars ofBuddhism supports positivity and all thePositive energy can bring you benefits.

4. Shakespeare onWhat We May Be.

“We know what we are, but know not what we may be.” - William Shakespeare

“We know what we are, but know not what we may be.” – William Shakespeare

We will not reach our full potential if we allow negative thoughts to control us. Shakespeare was right when he said this. the We constantly find ourselves selling ourselves short. Don’t get stuck in your past. You are not always where you were.

5. MLK onLove.

“Love is the only force capable of transforming an enemy into friend.” - Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

“Love is theOnly force is capable of transforming an enemy into friend.” – Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Don’t hold grudges. That’s negativity and carrying that around will get in theWay ofPositive thinking is key. Focusing on the positive. onInstead of building walls between love and forgiveness you build bridges. ofThere are two sides to walls: fences and posts. The power of love can bring people closer together. You will never know what love can do for you. theA friend that you make today can help you tomorrow.

6. The Dalai Lama onPositive Vision

“In order to carry a positive action we must develop here a positive vision.” - Dalai Lama

“In order to carry a positive action we must develop here a positive vision.” – Dalai Lama

Positive vision is the basis of positive action. The Dalai Lama is theOnly one world leader does not hold a post in politics. Arguments could be made for theThere are politics involved in Pope. We can see the positive effects of taking action. It starts in your head and must then be implemented. theYou will see the results.

7. Willie Nelson onPositive Results

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

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

Willie Nelson heard it all both ways of thespectrum. He’s never been fully accepted by folk singers or country music. He was always somewhere in the middle. Some people loathed his voice. Some people thought he was just a average songwriter. At theEnd of the day, he’s an important part of American music.

8. Joyce Meyer onLiving a Positive Lifestyle

“You cannot have a positive life and a negative mind.” - Joyce Meyer

“You cannot have a positive life and a negative mind.” – Joyce Meyer

Your mind is the most powerful tool in your life. If you plant seeds ofNegativity can lead to a very large crop of negativity. If you plant seeds ofYou will reap a bounty of happiness, joy, and positive energy. ofPositivity.

9. Emerson onWhat’s Behind

“What lies behind you and what lies in front of you, pales in comparison to what lies inside of you.” - Ralph Waldo Emerson

“What lies behind you and what lies in front of You are nothing compared to the treasures within. of you.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

Life is a journey, but let’s not get lost in travel. Instead, focus on what you are doing. on What is in you? The journey of Life will change you. of You. As you evolve during the t is important to ensure that everything goes smoothly on your trip of the You can make positive changes. Don’t allow missteps in the Be a permanent traveler

10. Mother Teresa on the Paradox of Love.

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

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

Make this your mantra. You can take a moment and reflect. onThis will make you a better person. Bonus quote! Maya Angelou said, “The hardest place to put love is the place that needs it most.” Remember this when life beats you down and you feel like you are giving all thePositive energy is what you can.

11. The poet in lowercase onIt was a waste of time.

“The most wasted of all days is one without laughter.” - e.e. cummings

“The most wasted of all days is one without laughter.” – e.e. Cummings

Cummings made a name by refusing to acknowledge the rules ofGrammar and basic conventions ofLanguage. In those broken lines is language. ofPoetry is beauty beyond Shakespeare and Wilde. And theSimplest ofAll positivity is laughter. Find the time to laugh, and you’ll find theIt is important to take the time to be optimistic.

12. Ellen onHelping those in need

“Here are the values that I stand for: honesty, equality, kindness, compassion, treating people the way you want to be treated and helping those in need. To me, those are traditional values.” - Ellen DeGeneres

“Here are theMy values are honesty, integrity, equality, kindness and compassion. I believe in treating people with respect. theTreat others the way you would want them to treat you. To me, those are traditional values.” – Ellen DeGeneres

Slowly Ellen has slipped into our hearts. She was theFor awkward poster children theThe LGBT community the1990s. After that, we began to listen to her real life and not as a symbol. We loved her. We even loved her. We still do. Because she infuses everything she touches with all the values she stands up for.

13. Emily Dickinson onPossibility.

“I dwell in possibility.” - Emily Dickinson

“I dwell in possibility.” – Emily Dickinson

When a few things start to weigh us down, it’s so easy to get negative. Be optimistic. Be open to possibilities. Remember that anything is possible. Most of theWe get so caught up in our to-do lists that we lose track of time. ofAll kinds. Instead ofThinking about the 50 things that aren’t done, think about theDo one thing right now.

14. Thoreau Encourages Us To Paint

“The world is but a canvas to our imagination.” - Henry David Thoreau

“The world is but a canvas to our imagination.” – Henry David Thoreau

All theThe universe can be our blank canvas. Only your imagination and creativity are bound by the limitations you create. onTake care of yourself. Setbacks are almost always in place when it comes to settingbacks. of theCreative handcuffs that you can place onYou are free to be yourself. Get out of your bind the chains that you’ve placed onTake care of yourself.

15. Thoreau onTurning theWorld Around.

“Live your beliefs and you can turn the world around.” - Henry David Thoreau

“Live your beliefs and you can turn the world around.” – Henry David Thoreau

Keep your heart open ofHearts, you know your passions and what makes you a gift. the entire world. It’s probably deeper than you realize. You can make significant changes if you hold on to those convictions and beliefs. the world. That’s how a few people with no jobs (like Emerson and Thoreau) shifted theComplete thinking of a nation (Transcendentalism).

16. Emerson takes it one minute at a time

“For every minute you remain angry, you give up sixty seconds of peace of mind.” - Ralph Waldo Emerson

“For every minute you remain angry, you give up sixty seconds of Peace of mind.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

It is difficult to stay positive, especially when faced with harsh circumstances. You can find inspiration in the Real world deadlines are always at our backs, and stress keeps us awake at night. Getting lost in that negative thought costs you precious seconds you’ll never get back. Instead ofYou can deal in hours or days, and you have to be able to do it all. the Measurements of time, deal in moments.

17. Eckhart Tolle is in thePresent

“Realize deeply that the present moment is all you ever have. Make the Now the primary focus of your life.” - Eckhart Tolle

“Realize deeply that the The present moment is all that you have. Take control of your life. the Act Now the The primary focus of your life.” – Eckhart Tolle

It is important to realize that time can be a construct. of man, it’s easier to let go of time’s power. All that we really have is the Here and Now. The Now is our only focus, as all other things can either be over or real. Embrace the  Moment now on the deepest level and you won’t be restricted in that corporate time warp that often controls you.

18. Eckhart Tolle on You can do small things.

“If small things have the power to disturb you, then who you think you are is exactly that: small.” - Eckhart Tolle

“If small things have the power to disturb you, then who you think you are is exactly that: small.” – Eckhart Tolle

The paradox of Even small things can make or break us. A kind text message can be a powerful tool to help you move forward in a relationship. If you are stuck at work, your stapler jamming may make it seem like you’re going to die. the office. Do not invest in unnecessary things. Instead, measure the importance and change of what you are doing.

19. Deepak Chopra Is Not What You Think He is.

“The way you think, the way you behave, the way you eat, can influence your life by 30 to 50 years.” - Deepak Chopra

“The way you think, theYour behavior the way you eat, can influence your life by 30 to 50 years.” – Deepak Chopra

This seems contradictory theWhole living in theMoment thing. It’s the exact opposite. Every moment is important. Every encounter should be a learning experience. Each step can lead you further on theYou can get off track. You can be thrown off-track by a single mistake.

20. Oprah Celebrates Life.

“The more you praise and celebrate your life, the more there is in life to celebrate.” - Oprah Winfrey

“The more you praise and celebrate your life, the more there is in life to celebrate.” – Oprah Winfrey

Oprah is oddly polarizing. She’s been loved and hated for her successes. All of her successes are her fault. of She attributes her success to positivity. When she speaks oF Her success is not based on hard work or determination. She focuses on the positive. on Having the Right thoughts and the The right attitude to work and life.

21. Jesus on anxiety.

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“Do not be anxious about tomorrow, for tomorrow will be anxious for itself. Let the day’s own trouble be sufficient for the day.” - Jesus

This Jesus character seems to have a lot of knowledge about modern life. We lose sight of positive thoughts and energy, it’s because yesterday and tomorrow creep in our mindset. Don’t get derailed by everything that you have to get done tomorrow or the Things you didn’t finish yesterday. Every day is full of difficulties. Take it as it comes.

22. The Dalai Lama Knows Our Purpose

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“The purpose of our lives is to be happy.” – Dalai Lama

Our lives can become a quest for meaning and answers. It is not true that we are here to live our lives. the Enjoy life to the fullest. We will feel joy every day when we do this. We won’t have time for negative energy. It takes just a second to focus and breathe out all the negative energy. on the Positive

23. The Dalai Lama on Peace.

“We can never obtain peace in the outer world until we make peace with ourselves.” - Dalai Lama

“We can never obtain peace in the outer world until we make peace with ourselves.” – Dalai Lama

Another bit of Wisdom from the As we approach Dalai Lama the End of our list. Peace begins within ourselves. Wars are fought because the Warlords don’t have peace in their hearts. If all else fails, of If we seek peace within our own hearts, peace will then be carried around. the world.

24. Oprah is Surrounded

“Surround yourself with only people who are going to lift you higher.” - Oprah Winfrey

“Surround yourself with only people who are going to lift you higher.” – Oprah Winfrey

Here’s an example of Oprah discussing her success. She doesn’t talk about long hours or hard work. the We would expect it to be this way ofA person who has succeeded the American Dream. She speaks. of Networking is key of Positive people who feel positive.

25. Gandhi Changed the World.

“You must be the change you wish to see in the world.” - Mahatma Gandhi

“You must be the Change that you desire to see the world.” – Mahatma Gandhi

You can’t have a list about positivity without including Mahatma Gandhi. Gandhi was the He wanted to see the change he desired in the world. He invented non-violent protest and didn’t worry about a patent. He wanted his ideas to be freely shared forever and ever. Embrace th Be positive and full of energy the Positive change is what you want to see.

26. Jesus on Profit.

“For what shall it profit a man, if he gain the whole world, and suffer the loss of his soul?” - Jesus

“For what shall it profit a man, if he gain the The whole world and all those who suffer the loss of his soul?” – Jesus

With a final word, we end this list of Caution We assume everything is good when things start to go our way financially. Be careful of getting lost in financial success. This could lead to another cycle of negativity. Be positive and stay in the Moment and focus on Positivity over negativity the These attitudes can lead to physical repercussions.

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