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101 Awesome Attitude Quotes To Elevate Your Mindset

This collection of attitude quotes will challenge you to elevate your mindset and take a positive approach to work, life, and challenges. You have the power to shape your life’s experience by changing your frame of mind, as you’ll see in the iterations below.

If you’re looking for a perspective shift, read our 101 quotes on positive attitudes and discover words of wisdom from influential figures, from Albert Einstein to Oprah!

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1. “If you don’t like something, change it. If you can’t change it, change your attitude.” – Maya Angelou

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2. “Building a positive attitude begins with having confidence yourself.” – Roger Fritz

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3. “Nobody can be all smiley all the time, but having a good positive attitude isn’t something to shrug off.” – Yogi Berra

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4. “You can often change your circumstances by changing your attitude.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

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5. “The greatest discovery of all the time is that a person can change his future by merely changing his attitude.” – Marie Osmond

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6. “Your problem isn’t the problem, it’s your attitude about the problem.” – Ann Brashares

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7. “Your attitude, not your aptitude, will determine your altitude.” – Zig Ziglar

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8. “The most effective attitude to adopt is one of supreme acceptance.” – Robert Greene

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9. “With a positive attitude it is possible to turn situations of failure into success.” – Dan Miller

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10. “Things turn out best for the people who make the best of the way things turn out.” – John Wooden

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11. “Nurture your mind with great thoughts, for you will never go any higher than you think.” – Benjamin Disraeli

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12. “Preparation + Attitude + Opportunity + Action = Luck.” – John C. Maxwell

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13. “Pessimism never won any battle.” – Dwight D. Eisenhower

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14. “Count your blessings. Focus on what you’ve got. Spread the positive vibes.” – Jyoti Patel

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15. “With a positive attitude, the world is your oyster. Without it, your world will be filled with ill fate and unfortunate circumstances.” – Lorena Laughlin

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16. “Keep a positive attitude, even if results don’t seem to be occurring as quickly as you want them to.” – James Thompson

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17. “Weakness of attitude becomes weakness of character.” – Albert Einstein

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18. “It’s not what happens to you, but how you react to it that matters.” – Epictetus

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19. “We can complain because rose bushes have thorns, or rejoice because thorns have roses.” – Unknown

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20. “A positive attitude may not solve all our problems but that is the only option we have if we want to get out of problems.” – Subodh Gupta

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

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22. “Attitudes are a secret power working twenty-four hours a day, for good or bad. It is of paramount importance that we know how to harness and control this great force.” – Irving Berlin

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23. “Nurture your mind with great thoughts, for you will never go any higher than you think.” – Benjamin Disraeli

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24. “Never forget to smile because a positive attitude will surely motivate you to get back on your feet after you committed a huge mistake.” – Norbert Richards

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25. “A positive mindset is something every human can work on, and everyone can learn how to enroll in it.” – Deeksha Arora

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26. “I do not believe in taking the right decision, I take a decision and make it right.” – Muhammad Ali Jinnah

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27. “A man sees in the world what he carries in his heart.” – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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28. “Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference.” – Winston Churchill

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29. “People only see what they are prepared to see.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

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30. “Life is 10% what happens to me and 90% of how I react to it.” – John C. Maxwell

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31. “Your attitude can take you forward or your attitude can take you down. The choice is always yours!” – Catherine Pulsifer

32. “Attitude is altitude.” – Nick Vujicic

33. “The weak make others feel inferior. The strong make others feel equal.” – Maxime Lagacé

34. “To be an overachiever you have to be an over-believer.” – Dabo Swinney

35. “Positivity brings about a peace of mind which in turn relaxes your whole being.” – Suman Arora

36. “Men do not attract that which they want, but that which they are.” – James Allen

37. “We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.” – Oscar Wilde

38. “If you are going to achieve excellence in big things, you develop the habit in little matters. Excellence is not an exception, it is a prevailing attitude.” – Colin Powell

39. “A quick temper will make a fool of you soon enough.” – Bruce Lee

40. “Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement; nothing can be done without hope.” – Helen Keller

41. “Attitude is everything, so pick a good one.” – Wayne Dyer

42. “A strong positive attitude will create more miracles than any wonder drug.” – Patricia Neal

43. “Attitudes are more important than facts.” – George MacDonald

44. “If you look the right way, you can see that the whole world is a garden.” – Frances Hodgson Burnett

45. “Excellence is not a skill. It is an attitude.” – Ralph Marston

46. “To put the world right in order, we must first put the nation in order; to put the nation in order, we must first put the family in order; to put the family in order, we must first cultivate our personal life; we must first set our hearts right.” – Confucius

47. “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

48. “Having a positive mental attitude is asking how something can be done rather than saying it can’t be done.” – Robert Foster Bennett

49. “Sooner or later, those who win are those who think they can.” – Richard Bach

50. “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

51. “The most important decision you make is to be in a good mood.” – Voltaire

52. “If opportunity doesn’t knock, build a door.” – Milton Berle

53. “I always like to look on the optimistic side of life, but I am realistic enough to know that life is a complex matter.”  – Walt Disney

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

55. “When one door of happiness closes, another opens; but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one which has been opened for us.” – Helen Keller

56. “Keep your face always toward the sunshine and shadows will fall behind you.” – Walt Whitman

57. “The meaning of things lies not in the things themselves, but in our attitude towards them.” – Antoine de Saint-Exupery

58. “Whatever happens, take responsibility.” – Tony Robbins

59. “Faith is having a positive attitude about what you can do and not worrying at all about what you can’t do.” – Joyce Meyer

60. “I’m too busy working on my own grass to see if yours is greener.”  – Unknown

61. “Never whine, never complain, never try to justify yourself.” – Robert Greene

62. “Action springs not from thought, but from a readiness for responsibility.” – Dietrich Bonhoeffer

63. “Two things define you: your patience when you have nothing and your attitude when you have everything.” – George Bernard Shaw

64. “Being what most people think is realistic is only a way of justifying negative thinking. Go for something great.” Dr. Bob Rotella

65. “No one will hit you harder than life itself. It doesn’t matter how hard you hit back. It’s about how much you can take, and keep fighting, how much you can suffer and keep moving forward. That’s how you win.” – Sylvester Stallone

66. “A pessimist is one who makes difficulties of his opportunities and an optimist is one who makes opportunities of his difficulties.” – Harry S. Truman

67. “A positive attitude is a person’s passport to a better tomorrow.” – Jeff Keller

68. “Do not allow negative thoughts to enter your mind for they are weeds that strangle confidence.” – Bruce Lee

69. “To be a great champion you must believe you are the best. If you’re not, pretend you are.” – Muhammad Ali

70. “You’re off to great places, today is your day. Your mountain is waiting, so get on your way.”  – Dr. Seuss

71. “The greatest discovery of all time is that a person can change his future by merely changing his attitude.” – Oprah

72. “We lost because we told ourselves we lost.” – Leo Tolstoy

73. “Attitude is more important than the past, than education, than money, than circumstances, than what people do or say. It is more important than appearance, giftedness, or skill.” – W. C. Fields

74. “Convince yourself everyday that you are worthy of a good life. Let go of stress, breathe. Stay positive, all is well.” – Germany Kent

75. “No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

76. “If you can change your mind, you can change your life.” – William James

77. “An optimist is the human personification of spring.” – Susan J. Bissonette

78. “Every day may not be good…but there’s something good in every day.” – Alice Morse Earle

79. “When you can’t change the direction of the wind — adjust your sails.” – H. Jackson Brown Jr

80. “There is nothing either good or bad but thinking makes it so.” – William Shakespeare

81. “If you do not change direction, you may end up where you are heading.” – Lao Tzu

82. “A positive attitude causes a chain reaction of positive thoughts, events and outcomes. It is a catalyst and it sparks extraordinary results.” – Wade Boggs

83. “Only I can change my life. No one can do it for me.” – Carol Burnett

84. “Every day brings new choices.” – Martha Beck

85. “Your aspirations are your possibilities.” – Samuel Johnson

86. “Your living is determined not so much by what life brings to you as by the attitude you bring to life; not so much by what happens to you as by the way your mind looks at what happens.” – Kahlil Gibran

87. “Attitudes are nothing more than habits of thought.” – John C. Maxwell

88. “Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.” – Thomas A. Edison

89. “If you think you can’t, you’re right.” – Carol Bartz

90. “I’m a great believer in luck and I find the harder I work, the more I have of it.” – Thomas Jefferson

91. “I am not a product of my circumstances. I am a product of my decisions.” – Stephen Covey

92. “It’s actually cool to be positive and optimistic and idealistic. It’s cool to see yourself doing beautiful, great things.” – Tom DeLonge

93. “Have a positive attitude toward life. It does not mean that you are unrealistic, but that you know that you can turn around whatever happens in your life. “ – Julia Vergara

94. “You are the conductor of your own attitude! Nobody else can compose your thoughts for you.” – Larry Hargraves

95. “Attitude is a way of life. We have a choice everyday regarding the attitude we embrace for that day.” – Puneet Sharm

96. “Having the positive belief that it will all be OK just means that you hustle and make it work because failure is not even an option in your own mind.” – Natalie Massenet

97. “A bad attitude is like a flat tire. You won’t get anywhere until you change it.” – Unknown

98. “Virtually nothing is impossible in this world if you just put your mind to it and maintain a positive attitude.” – Lou Holtz

99. “Know that your success is based entirely on your attitude, your commitment and self-discipline. You are the only person who can generate a new mindset.” – Ellen Mensap

100. “The most important thing you’ll ever wear is your attitude.” – Jeff Moore

101. “Be positive. Your mind is more powerful than you think. What is down in the well comes up in the bucket. Fill yourself with positive things.” – Tony Dungy