Words of encouragement for against negativity (65+)

Words of encouragement for against negativity

  • “Hate. It has caused a lot of problems in this world but has not solved one yet.” – Maya Angelou
  • “Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time.” – Thomas Edison
  • “We are all here for some special reason. Stop being a prisoner of your past. Become the architect of your future.” – Robin Sharma
  • “I am the greatest, I said that even before I knew I was.” – Muhammad Ali
  • “There is little difference in people, but that little difference makes a big difference. The little difference is attitude. The big difference is whether it is positive or negative.” – W. Clement Stone
  • “The best way to gain self-confidence is to do what you are afraid to do.” – Unknown
  • “Whatever you want to do, do it now. There are only so many tomorrows.” – Michael Landon
  • “With everything that has happened to you, you can either feel sorry for yourself or treat what has happened as a gift. Everything is either an opportunity to grow or an obstacle to keep you from growing. You get to choose.” – Dr. Wayne W Dyer
  • “We can complain because rose bushes have thorns, or rejoice because thorn bushes have roses.” – Abraham Lincoln
  • “Each problem has hidden in it an opportunity so powerful that it literally dwarfs the problem. The greatest success stories were created by people who recognized a problem and turned it into an opportunity.” – Joseph Sugarman
  • “The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don’t have any.” – Alice Walker
  • “The greatest discovery of all time is that a person can change his future by merely changing his attitude.” – Oprah Winfrey
  • “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
  • “The next time you feel slightly uncomfortable with the pressure in your life, remember no pressure, no diamonds. Pressure is a part of success.” – Eric Thomas
  • “All things are difficult before they are easy.” – Thomas Fuller
  • “Being miserable is a habit; being happy is a habit, and the choice is yours.” – Tom Hopkins
  • “I may not have gone where I intended to go, but I think I have ended up where I needed to be.” – Douglas Adams
  • “I’ve had a lot of worries in my life, most of which never happened.” – Mark Twain
  • “Each morning when I open my eyes I say to myself: I, not events, have the power to make me happy or unhappy today. I can choose which it shall be. Yesterday is dead, tomorrow hasn’t arrived yet. I have just one day, today, and I’m going to be happy in it.” – Groucho Marx
  • “When we are no longer able to change a situation, we are challenged to change ourselves.” – Viktor Frankl
  • “You must make a decision that you are going to move on. It wont 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
  • “If someone tells you, “You can’t” they really mean, “I can’t.” – Sean Stephenson
  • “If you want light to come into your life, you need to stand where it is shining.” – Guy Finley
  • “The past has no power over the present moment.” – Eckhart Tolle
  • “We don’t see things as they are, we see them as we are.” – Anais Nin
  • “The only place where your dream becomes impossible is in your own thinking.” – Robert H Schuller
  • “I am thankful for all those who said no to me. It’s because of them I’m doing it myself.” – Albert Einstein
  • “Always think extra hard before crossing over to a bad side, if you were weak enough to cross over, you may not be strong enough to cross back!” – Victoria Addino
  • “You will evolve past certain people. Let yourself.” – Mandy Hale
  • “Don’t be pushed around by the fears in your mind. Be led by the dreams in your heart.” – Roy T. Bennet.
  • “Instead of worrying about what you cannot control, shift your energy to what you can create.” – Roy T. Bennet.
  • “Even the darkest night will end and the sun will rise.” – Victor Hugo
  • “Don’t let someone who gave up on their dreams talk you out of yours.” – Victor Hugo
  • “POSITIVE: The positive thinker sees the invisible, feels the intangible, and achieves the impossible.” – Winston Churchill
  • “All we are is the result of all we have thought.” – Buddha
  • “The only person you are destined to become is the person you decide to be.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • “When you stop chasing the wrong things, You give the right things a chance to catch you.” – Lolly Daskal
  • “Faith is having a positive attitude about what you can do and not worrying at all about what you can’t do.” – Joyce Meyer
  • “Whether you think you can, or think you can’t. You’re right.” – Henry Ford
  • “Every day may not be Good, but there is something Good in Everyday.” – Alice Morse Earle
  • “It’s not hard to make decisions once you know what your values are.” – Roy E. Disney
  • “The two most important days in your life are the day you are born, and the day you find out why.” – Mark Twain
  • “You’ll never find a rainbow if you’re looking down.” – Charlie Chaplin
  • “Doing is a quantum leap from imagining.” – Barbara Sheer
  • “Nobody can make you feel inferior without your consent.” – Eleanor Roosevelt
  • “The person who says it cannot be done should not interrupt the person who is doing it.” – Chinese Proverb
  • “Your present circumstances don’t determine where you can go; they merely determine where you start.” – Nido Qubein
  • “Letting go of negative people doesn’t mean you hate them. It just means that you love yourself.” – Anonymous
  • “Negative people can only infest you with discouragements when they find you around… Just get lost and get saved!” – Israelmore Ayivor
  • “All negativity is an illusion created by the limited mind to protect and defend itself.” – Ambika Wauters
  • “Stop allowing other people to dilute or poison your day with their words or opinions.” – Steve Maraboli
  • “Don’t let negative and toxic people rent space in your head. Raise the rent and kick them out.” – Robert Tew
  • “An entire sea of water can’t sink a ship unless it gets inside the ship. Similarly, the negativity of the world can’t put you down unless you allow it to get inside you.” – Goi Nasu
  • “STAYING POSITIVE does not mean that things will turn out okay. Rather it is knowing that YOU will be okay no matter how things turn out.” – Unknown
  • “Negativity is cannibalistic. The more you feed it, the bigger and stronger it grows.” – Bobby Darnell
  • “People who project negativity typically have low self-esteem. They feel badly about themselves, and their negativity is simply a reflection of those feelings.” – Hendrie Weisinger
  • “Some people can’t function without negativity because bringing down others makes them feel better.” – Anonymous
  • “Do not allow negative people to turn you into one of them.” – Anonymous
  • “It is never too late to be what you might have been.” – George Eliot
  • “Fall seven times and stand up eight.” – Japanese Proverb
  • “When the world pushes you to your knees, you’re in the perfect position to pray.” – Rumi
  • “If a person finds negative people in his life, then he needs to mend his own nature than that of others, for his own basic grounding decides the level of acidic or toxicity surrounding him.” – Anuj Somany
  • “The more you dwell on what you don’t have, the more you get what you don’t want.” – Unknown
  • “Worry and negativity are a misuse of your imagination.” – Anonymous
  • “Every day you must unlearn the ways that hold you back. You must rid yourself of negativity, so you can learn to fly.” – Leon Brown
  • “Negativity is the enemy of creativity.” – David Lynch
  • “Guard your heart above all else, for it determines the course of your life.” – Prov 4:23 (NLT)
  • “It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop.” – Confucius
  • “No matter how valuable you are and your ideas, fools will certainly play both of you down, so exclude yourselves from the inflammatory environs of fools.” – Michael Bassey Johnson
  • “When someone tells me “no,” it doesn’t mean I can’t do it, it simply means I can’t do it with them.” – Karen E. Quinones Miller
  • “Negativity may knock at your door, but that doesn’t mean you have to let it in.” – Anonymous
  • Life is too short to spend in negativity. So I have made a conscious effort to not be where I don’t want to be.” – Hugh Dillon
  • “Remember…Whoever is trying to bring you down is already below you.” – Ziad K. Abdelnour
  • “The difference between stumbling blocks and stepping stones is how you use them.” – Unknown
  • “If you hear a voice within you say ‘you cannot paint,’ then by all means paint and that voice will be silenced.” –- Vincent Van Gogh
  • “You cannot control what happens to you, but you can control your attitude toward what happens to you, and in that, you will be mastering change rather than allowing it to master you.” – Brian Tracy
  • “You only have control over three things in your life – the thoughts you think, the images you visualize, and the actions you take.” – Jack Canfield
  • “If you accept the expectations of others, especially negative ones, then you never will change the outcome.” – Michael Jordan
  • it is important that you stick with people who are positive and cheerful. Even if you were once a negative thinker, spending more time with them will transform you into an optimistic person. Stephens Hyang, Positive Thinking
  • You also have the control to not let others negative stance affect you. Barb Bailey, How to Detach from Negative People
  • Don’t walk away from negative people – run! Mark Twain
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  • “People who are constantly negative have a tendency of rubbing off that negativity to others. It’s not just annoying, it is unhealthy. Surround yourself with positive people and positive attitudes.” Louise R Allen, Confidence
  • It is important to surround yourself with people who life you up, encourage you, share your vision and inspire you. Les Brown
  • One employee who is always negative will eventually wear down the positive attitudes of those around him, and your entire team will end up behaving in a negative manner. Terrance Sember, Bad Apples
  • No one forces a person to be negative, and no one forces anyone to be positive. The choice is up to an individual and that person alone. Byron Pulsifer, Stop Complaining
  • Try as much as possible to spend your time with positive people and family to increase the possibility that their positive attitudes will rub on to you. It’s really difficult to be a negative person when everyone around you is really positive. Michael Welton, Be Your Best
  • Some people have a positive attitude towards life only when all is well. However, when the going gets tough, their attitude changes instantly, and they become very negative or are consumed with self pity. Catherine Pulsifer, All is Going Well
  • Have you ever noticed how positive people are happy people and negative people are miserable? Riley Stevens, 50 Ways to Change Your Life in 50 Minutes
  • The world is full of people who complain, who look for the negative in life, and who are constantly pulling each other down. The world is full of people who think only of themselves and try to make the rest of the world as miserable as they are. Jessica Jones, Love What You Have
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  • Cut out any negative people, they will never smooth your towards a great life. Edmund Ronen, Unlock Your Inner Achiever
  • No matter how much you love the person, you cannot change them. You may influence them; but at the end of the day, they must decide for themselves. Robert E. Baines Jr.. Negative People
  • However, when you make the decision to avoid associating with negative people your own attitude will start to change for the better. Alex Uwajeh, The Power of Positive Affirmations
  • A visiting minister began to share about the impact of gossip and criticism. Rather than focus on the harm done by speaking negative words, however, he taught about the damage done simply by listening to them. Dr. Michael D. Sedler, What to Do When Words Get Ugly
  • Surround yourself with loving, caring, happy people and get rid of the negative people that drag you down. Heather Rose, Depression Cure
  • If you accept the expectations of others, especially negative ones, then you never will change the outcome. Michael Jordan
  • Reduce the time you spend with negative people and surround yourself with positive people, it will soon rub off on you too. Andy C. E. Brown, Self Confidence
  • Gravitate towards your goals and avoid negative people and situations. Phillip Crone, The Secret of Success
  • Neither age nor experience matters when it comes to being personally accountable for any and all outcomes- no excuses whatsoever- be they positive or negative, nor shifting blame to other people or to external factors. Kory Livingstone, Quiet Determination
  • Someone who has self-confidence thinks positively about the present and the future while on the other hand someone who lacks confidence carries a negative perspective in regard to his/her potential and future hopes and dreams. T Whitmore, Thinking Positive Daily
  • The biggest mistake that most people make is thinking that every change is negative. Pastor J.A. Clarkson, 10 Habits Of A Successful, Spiritual and Lasting Relationship
  • There is little difference in people, but that little difference makes a big difference. The little difference is attitude. The big difference is whether it is positive or negative. W. Clement Stone
  • Self-discipline to eat right, to exercise, to spend quality time with your family, to get your work done, to relax, to go to bed on time, to avoid negative people and negativity in general, to control your thoughts, to do the right thing, etc. Melissa Eshleman, A Quote a Day to Find Your Way
  • No matter how many times you tried to give them advice to solve their ‘problems’ out, tried to help or comfort them, to show them that things aren’t really that bleak or desperate, they just kept on whining. They didn’t change a single thing. Luka Maras, Eliminating Energy Vampires, Drainers and Negative

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