Attitude Quotes

Anthony Basich December 20, 2010 15

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

“Things turn out best for the people who make the best out of the way things turn out. ” Art Linkletter

“Impossible is a word only to be found in the dictionary of fools.” Napoleon

“People are not disturbed by things, but by the view they take of them.” Epictetus

“If you don’t like something change it; if you can’t change it, change the way you think about it.” Mary Engelbreit

“Every thought is a seed.  If you plant crab apples, don’t count on harvesting Golden Delicious.” Bill Meyer

“A cloudy day is no match for a sunny disposition.” William Arthur Ward

“People seem not to see that their opinion of the world is also a confession of character.” Ralph Waldo Emerson

“The only disability in life is a bad attitude.” Scott Hamilton

“There are two types of people – those who come into a room and say, “Well, here I am!” and those who come in and say, “Ah, there you are.” Frederick L. Collins

“You must start with a positive attitude or you will surely end without one.” Carrie Latet

“In the depth of winter I finally learned that there was in me an invincible summer.” Albert Camus

“There are no menial jobs, only menial attitudes.” William J. Bennett

“The greatest discovery of my generation is that a human being can alter his life by altering his attitudes.” William James

“Anywhere you go liking everyone, everyone will be likeable.” Mignon McLaughlin

“It isn’t the things that happen to us in our lives that cause us to suffer, it’s how we relate to the things that happen to us that causes us to suffer.” Pema Chodron

“When you believe you can-you can!” Maxwell Maltz

“Those who wish to sing, always find a song.” Swedish Proverb

“Your own mind is a sacred enclosure into which nothing harmful can enter except by your permission.” Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Consider how much more you often suffer from your anger and grief, than from those very things for which you are angry and grieved.” Marcus Antonius

“The real voyage of discovery consists not in making new landscapes but in having new eyes.” Marcel Proust

“Swallow a toad in the morning and you will encounter nothing more disgusting the rest of the day.” Nicholas Chamfort

“Be not afraid of life. Believe that life is worth living and your belief will help create the fact.” William James

“I have found that if you love life, life will love you back.” Arthur Rubinstein

“Begin with praise and honest appreciation. Call attention to people’s mistakes indirectly. Talk about your own mistakes before criticizing the other person.

Ask questions instead of giving direct orders…Make the fault easy to correct. Make the other person happy about doing what you suggest.” Dale Carnegie

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

“If you did not care at all what anyone else thought about you, what would you do differently or change in your life?” Brian Tracy

“Develop an attitude of gratitude, and give thanks for everything that happens to you, knowing that every step forward is a step toward achieving something bigger and better than your current situation.”  Brian Tracy

“I’ve never been poor, only broke. Being poor is a frame of mind. Being broke is only a temporary situation.” Mike Todd

“The world is a looking glass and gives back to every man the reflection of his own face.” William Makepeace Thackeray

“Nothing is interesting if you’re not interested.” Helen MacInnes

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

“Unhappiness is best defined as the difference between our talents and our expectations.” Edward de Bono

“Some days there won’t be a song in your heart.  Sing anyway.” Emory Austin

“I think, what has this day brought me, and what have I given it?” Henry Moore

“Clouds come floating into my life, no longer to carry rain or usher storm, but to add color to my sunset sky.” Rabindranath Tagore

“Is life so wretched?  Isn’t it rather your hands which are too small, your vision which is muddled?  You are the one who must grow up.” Dag Hammarskjold

“A loving person lives in a loving world.  A hostile person lives in a hostile world; everyone you meet is your mirror.” Ken Keyes, Jr.

“Heaven is under our feet, as well as over our heads.” Henry David Thoreau

“I have never met a man so ignorant that I couldn’t learn something from him.” Galileo Galilei

“I never really look for anything.  What God throws my way comes.  I wake up in the morning and whichever way God turns my feet, I go.” Pearl Bailey

“The Kingdom of Heaven is not a place, but a state of mind.” John Burroughs

“If you call a thing bad you do little, if you call a thing good you do much.” Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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

“Very often a change of self is needed more than a change of scene.” Arthur Christopher Benson

“A happy person is not a person in a certain set of circumstances, but rather a person with a certain set of attitudes.” Hugh Downs

“If the skies fall, one may hope to catch larks.” Francis Rabelais

“The block of granite which was an obstacle in the pathway of the weak, became a stepping-stone in the pathway of the strong.” Thomas Carlyle

“The excursion is the same when you go looking for your sorrow as when you go looking for your joy.” Eudora Welty

“There’s a saying among prospectors: Go out looking for one thing, and that’s all you’ll ever find.” Robert Flaherty

“No life is so hard that you can’t make it easier by the way you take it.” Ellen Glasgow

“Henceforth I ask not good-fortune,  I myself am good-fortune.” Walt Whitman

“Look at everything as though you were seeing it either for the first or last time.” Betty Smith

“We awaken in others the same attitude of mind we hold toward them.” Elbert Hubbard

“Could we change our attitude, we should not only see life differently, but life itself would come to be different.” Katherine Mansfield

“Good fortune shies away from gloom.  Keep your spirits up.  Good things will come to you and you will come to good things.” Glorie Abelhas

“The greatest discovery of my generation is that a human being can alter his life by altering his attitudes.” William James

“If we shall take the good we find, asking no questions, we shall have heaping measures.” Ralph Waldo Emerson

“To be wronged is nothing unless you continue to remember it.” Confucius

“Ability is what you’re capable of doing. Motivation determines what you do. Attitude determines how well you do it.” Lou Holtz

“You cannot tailor make the situations in life, but you can tailor make the attitudes to fit those situations before they arise.” Zig Ziglar

“I never expect to lose. Even when I’m the underdog, I still prepare a victory speech.” H. Jackson Browne

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

“The last of the human freedoms is to choose one’s attitude in any given set of circumstances.” Victor E. Frankl

“What happens is not as important as how you react to what happens.” Thaddeus Golas

“I seldom think about my limitations, and they never make me sad. Perhaps there is just a touch of yearning at times; but it is vague, like a breeze among flowers.” Helen Keller

“People are just about as happy as they make up their minds to be.” Abraham Lincoln

“Our attitude toward life determines life’s attitude towards us.” Earl Nightingale

“Your own mind is a sacred enclosure into which nothing harmful can enter except by your permission.” Ralph Waldo Emerson

Hope these Attitude quotes inspired you!

Be Unstoppable!
Yours in Success,

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  1. ann smith January 3, 2011 at 7:14 pm - Reply

    Hello ! thanks for the share! this is worth to read.

  2. Alice January 3, 2011 at 8:49 pm - Reply

    What a very nice read with a lot of inspiring thoughts within! Awesome post by the author! Thanks for sharing this with us.

  3. brad January 3, 2011 at 9:17 pm - Reply

    Great list. So many good ones to choose from and nice to have in one place. Thanks

  4. seattle tree January 3, 2011 at 9:19 pm - Reply

    Wow just talking to my staff about attitude and these are some great quotes to use thanks!

  5. seattle laminates January 3, 2011 at 9:20 pm - Reply

    What a great list and there are so many to choose from. Just wanted to say thanks for compiling these. Appreciate it

  6. build powerful self esteem January 15, 2011 at 5:50 pm - Reply

    Very impressed with your blog. I love quotes…so much wisdom in a few words. What might have taken someone a lifetime to learn are summed up in a sentence or two.

  7. Dave January 19, 2011 at 1:44 am - Reply

    This will help me to get through the day. It started of as a blue week :-(

    • Anthony January 19, 2011 at 5:03 am - Reply

      Keep your head up high Dave… It’s not how you start the race, it’s how you finish. Focus your mind on something that makes you feel good and keep that picture in your mind 24/7 until your week turns around for the better ;)

  8. Lynne January 26, 2011 at 10:54 pm - Reply

    Hi I just stumbled upon reading this post and if I may say, it’s brilliant! I appreciate you for having shared such relevant attitude quotes. I have learned a lot. Thanks!

    • Anthony January 27, 2011 at 8:01 am - Reply

      Thanks for the kind words Lynne ;)

  9. John M. February 20, 2011 at 8:08 am - Reply

    Thanks for sharing.. i really inspire..

    • Anthony February 20, 2011 at 12:28 pm - Reply

      Thanks for stopping by John! Be inspired and be Unstoppable!


  10. Dre Cole March 3, 2011 at 7:33 pm - Reply

    Quotes gives inspiration in our everyday lives. Thanks for sharing. More to come..

  11. Steph Chasen March 11, 2011 at 10:30 am - Reply

    Hello Anthony.. Great lists… Thanks you so much for sharing these in here.. Wishing us more success!!

  12. John Allen@Rivendell osprey FL January 8, 2012 at 4:37 am - Reply

    Great quotes! I like reading quotes because it has so much to convey in a short sentence. Such inspiring thoughts helps us see through even the hardest of times. I’m just so impressed with your posts, this blog guides readers to give importance to personal development.

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