20 quotes about attitude to be more positive
The word ‘attitude’ comes from the Italian for ‘posture’ is means it’s how you carry yourself, something you hold in your whole being, your entire approach to the world.
This positivity has the potential to benefit all areas of your life.
It allows you to be more open and resilient in the face of life’s day to day challenges. When you come up against an obstacle, it will also serve the purpose of guiding you away from worry, rumination, or negative thinking.
The following quotes come from a wide range of individuals and explore the necessity of being more optimistic in a world in which it can often be challenging to be yourself.
Here are 20 quotes about attitude to be more positive.
Focus on the positive
The first step when it comes to adopting a positive attitude is to simply direct your attention towards the good, rather than the bad.
In psychology, this is called ‘cognitive reframing’ and though it appears simple, it has a profound effect on your thoughts and behaviors. Over time, as you make the effort to focus on the positive, you will slowly rewire your brain, so it becomes increasingly easier to do so.
Associate with men of good quality if you esteem your own reputation; for it is better to be alone than in bad company.
Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much.
We are rarely proud when we are alone.
If I am a legend, then why am I so lonely?
It’s better to be unhappy alone than unhappy with someone – so far.
It is far better to be alone, than to be in bad company.
I want to be with those who know secret things or else alone.
The lonely become either thoughtful or empty.
“Don’t waste your time with explanations: people only hear what they want to hear.”
“There will be a few times in your life when all your instincts will tell you to do something, something that defies logic, upsets your plans, and may seem crazy to others. When that happens, you do it. Listen to your instincts and ignore everything else. Ignore logic, ignore the odds, ignore the complications, and just go for it.”
― Judith McNaught
“True happiness is to enjoy the present, without anxious dependence upon the future, not to amuse ourselves with either hopes or fears but to rest satisfied with what we have, which is sufficient, for he that is so wants nothing. The greatest blessings of mankind are within us and within our reach. A wise man is content with his lot, whatever it may be, without wishing for what he has not.”
“Reject your sense of injury and the injury itself disappears.”
― Marcus Aurelius, Meditations