Positive Attitude
Quotes To Live By: E to G

Hal Elrod quote: Life isn't about wishing you were somewhere, or someone that you're not. Life is about enjoying where you are, loving who you are.. Spiritual Quotes To Live ByLucy (2017)

The positive attitude quotes on this page are all from surnames and sources E to G. For more words of wisdom about keeping a positive attitude take a look at the other pages: A to B  -  C to D  -  H to K  -  L to M  -  N to R  -  S to T  -  U to Z.  There are also for words from unknown sources on the Attitude Sayings page, and a condensed version of all of these pages on 100 Positive Attitude Quotes.

Attitude quotes are listed alphabetically by surname/source

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 Attitudes Quotes:  E   

Amelia Earhart

Amelia Earhart  1897 - 1937
No kind action ever stops with itself. One kind action leads to another. Good example is followed. A single act of kindness throws out roots in all directions and the roots spring up and make new trees. The greatest work that kindness does to others is that it makes them kind themselves.

Thomas Edison

Thomas Edison  1847 - 1931
I haven't failed... I've found ten thousand ways that don't work.

I never did a days work in my life. It was all fun.

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Tyron Edwards
Some of the best lessons we ever learn, we learn from our mistakes and failures. The error of the past, is the wisdom and success of the future.

Albert Einstein

Albert Einstein  1879 - 1955
A man should look for what is, and not for what he thinks should be.

Creativity is intelligence having fun.

In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity.

I speak to everyone in the same way,  whether he is the garbage man or the president of the university.

Learn from yesterday - Live for today - Hope for tomorrow.
The important thing is not to stop questioning..

Life is preparation for the future; and the best preparation for the future is to live as if there were none.

Never give up on what you really want to do.  The person with big dreams is more powerful than the one with all the facts.

Not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted.

No problem was ever solved in the same consciousness that was used to create it.

Outer changes always begin with an inner change of attitude.

The ideals which have lighted my way, and time after time have given me new courage to face life cheerfully, have been kindness, beauty and truth.

The one who follows the crowd will usually get no further than the crowd. The one who walks alone, is likely to find himself in places no one has ever been.

The one who follows the crowd will usually get no further than the crowd - Albert Einstein - Spiritual Quotes To Live Bypositive attitude quote from Albert Einstein - photo: Lucy (2012)

Albert Einstein

Albert Einstein  1879 - 1955
Try to become not a man of success, but try rather to become a man of value.

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Eric Eisenberg
Throughout your life there will be peaks and valleys. Make today a peak.

Charles Eisenstein

Charles Eisenstein  1967
Each person you interact with, is an entire universe unto themselves, a Divine Being, unspeakabley precious.

Pliny The Elder

Pliny The Elder  23 - 79
Home is where the heart is.

Hope is the pillar that holds up the world.

T. S. Eliot

T.S. Eliot  1888 - 1965
Only those who risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go.

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Steve Ellis
The sun is my totem. It reminds me that I am a child of light, a Being capable of powerful positive energy. On my darker days it's also a reminder that no matter how difficult this moment may be, the sun always returns to banish the shadows and light the way.

Hal Elrod

Hal Elrod  1979
Believe in your potential...  not your past.

Don't worry about trying to impress people...  Just focus on how you can add value to their lives.

Every single one of us already has everything we need to be the happiest person on earth; it's simply up to us to remember that in every moment.

Have faith in the magic and miracles of life... for only those that do, get to experience them.

Let today be the day you give up who you've been for who you can become.

Life isn't about wishing you were somewhere, or someone that you're not. Life is about enjoying where you are, loving who you are and consistently improving both.

Love the life you have while you create the life of your dreams.  Don't think you have to wait for the latter to do the former.

Make bold moves toward your dreams each day,  refuse to stop and nothing can stop you.

Need nothing. ~  Enjoy everything. ~ Love all.

Replace your judgments with empathy,  upgrade your complaining to gratitude and trade in your fear for love.

Stop thinking... Start doing.
Think less... Do more.
Do the thing... And you will know the way.

The moment you accept responsibility for EVERYTHING in your life, is the moment you gain the power to change ANYTHING in your life.

There is nothing to fear, because you cannot fail...  only learn, grow and become better than you've ever been before.

When you are consciously aware of all that you have to be grateful for, your life is in perfect harmony.

When you live with integrity and value your word over your excuses, you have the power to speak your dreams into existence.

You must establish and maintain the beliefs that you are... capable, committed and destined to achieve your goals.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Ralph Waldo Emerson  1803 - 1882
Be an opener of doors.

Be brave enough to do the loving thing.

Cultivate the habit of being grateful for every good thing that comes to you and to give thanks continuously. And because all things have contributed to your advancement, you should include all things in your gratitude.

For every minute you are angry, you lose sixty seconds of happiness.

Nothing is beneath you... if it is in the direction of your life.

Of cheerfulness or a good temper the more it is spent, the more it remains.

One of the illusions of life is that the present hour is not the critical, decisive hour. Write it on your heart, that every day is the best day in the year.

Peace cannot be achieved through violence, it can only be attained through understanding.

The measure of mental health is to find good everywhere.

The only person you are destined to become is the person you decide to be.

The reward of a thing well done is... to have done it.

Though we travel the world over to find the beautiful, we must carry it within us, or we find it not.

Whatever limits us... we call fate.

Why should I hasten to solve every riddle which life offers me? I am well assured that the Questioner, who brings me so many problems, will bring me the answers also, in due time.


Epictetus  55 - 135
Don't explain your philosophy...
Embody it.

People get disturbed not so much by events, but by the view which they take of them.


Euripides  480BC - 406BC
The best and safest thing is to keep a balance in your life, acknowledge the great powers around us and in us. If you can do that, and live that way, you are really a wise man. 

Waste not fresh tears over old griefs.

Antoine de Saint-Exupery

Antoine de Saint-Exupery  1900 - 1944
I know but one freedom and that is freedom of the mind.

The meaning of things lies not in the things themselves, but in our attitude towards them.

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Attitude Quotes:  F   

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Mario Fernandez
Rise above the storm and you will find the sunshine.

Rise above the storm and you will find the sunshine - Mario Fernandez - Spiritual Quotes To Live Bypositive attitude quote from Mario Fernandez

Ralph Fiennes

Ralph Fiennes  1962
Success is about being able to extend love to people. Not in a big capital letter sense, but in the every day, little by little, task by task, gesture by gesture, word by word.

B.C. Forbes

B.C. Forbes  1880 - 1954
Golf without bunkers and hazards would be lame and monotonous, so would life.

Henry Ford

Henry Ford  1863 - 1947
Don't find fault... find a remedy.

Even a mistake may turn out to be, the one thing necessary to a worthwhile achievement.

Obstacles are... those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goals.

Quality means doing it right - when no one is looking.

The man who will use his skill and constructive imagination to see how MUCH he can give for a dollar, instead of how LITTLE he can give for a dollar is bound to succeed.

Whether you think you can or you think you can't... you are right.

Whether you think you can or you think you can't... you are right - Henry Ford - Spiritual Quotes To Live Bypositive attitude quote from Henry Ford

Emmet Fox

Emmet Fox  1886 - 1951
I send out thoughts of love and peace and healing to the whole universe: to all trees and plants and growing things, to all beasts and birds and fishes, and to every man, woman and child on earth, without any distinction.

Michael J. Fox

Michael J. Fox  1961
Acceptance doesn't mean resignation. It means understanding that something is what it is and there's got to be a way through it.

Anne Frank

Anne Frank  1929 - 1945
Think of all the beauty still left around you and be happy.

Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin  1706 - 1790
I will speak ill of no man, and speak all the good I know of everybody.

Morgan Freeman

Morgan Freeman  1937
How do we stop racism? Stop talking about it. I'm going to stop calling you a white man and I'm going to ask you to stop calling me a black man.

Learning how to be still, to really be still and let life happen... That stillness becomes radiance.

Robert Frost

Robert Frost  1874 - 1963
I am not a teacher... but an Awakener.

Thomas Fuller

Thomas Fuller  1608 - 1661
That which is bitter to endure...
May be sweet to remember.

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Attitude Quotes:  G   

Mahatma Gandhi

Mahatma Gandhi  1869 - 1948
Look at the sparrows, they do not know what they will do in the next moment. Let us literally live from moment to moment.

We often become what we believe ourselves to be. If I believe I cannot do something, it makes me incapable of doing it. When I believe I can, I acquire the ability to do it, even if I didn't have it in the beginning.

You must not lose faith in humanity.  Humanity is an ocean... if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty.

Bill Gates

Bill Gates  1955
Your most unhappy customers are your greatest source of learning.

Shakti Gawain

Shakti Gawain  1948
As we learn to see ourselves in a new Light, we see others in a new Light as well.

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Jennifer Gayle
The trials in our lives are not a reason to give up, but rather they are a challenge to improve ourselves, change, evolve and move forward.

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Papiha Ghosh
In my Soul, I am still that small child who did not care about anything else but the beautiful colours of a rainbow.

Kahlil Gibran

Kahlil Gibran  1883 - 1931
Beauty is not in the face.
Beauty is a Light in the heart.

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Kahlil Gibran

Kahlil Gibran  1883 - 1931
The appearance of things change according to the emotions, and thus we see magic and beauty in them, while the magic and beauty are really in ourselves.

You give but little when you give your possessions. It is when you give yourself that you truly give.

Robert H. Goddard

Robert H. Goddard  1882 - 1945
It is difficult to say what is impossible, for the dream of yesterday is... the hope of today and the reality of tomorrow.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe  1749 - 1832
If you treat an individual as he is, he will remain how he is. But if you treat him as if he were what he ought to be and could be, he will become what he ought to be and could be.

It is not doing the things we like to do, but liking the thing we have to do, that makes life blessed.

Let your trouble be
Light will follow dark
Though the Heaven falls
You may hear the lark.

Nothing is worth more than...  this day.

Vincent van Gogh

Vincent van Gogh  1853 - 1890
Great things are done by a series of small things brought together.

If you hear a voice with you say "You cannot paint" then by all means paint, and that voice will be silenced.

If you truly love nature, you will find beauty everywhere.

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Alban Goodier  1869 - 1939
He is truly happy who makes others happy. Those who face that which is actually before them, unburdened by the past, undistracted by the future, these are those who live, who make the best use of their lives, these are those who have found the secret of contentment.

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Diane Grant
It is better to walk alone , than with a crowd going in the wrong direction.

Trina Graves

Trina Graves  1961

If ever you are feeling down
Whatever it is that makes you frown
Just open your eyes and look about
You'll find something, without a doubt
To make you smile and appreciate
That the simple things in life are great

A smile, a glance, a hug, a touch
From someone that you love so much
A flower, a leaf, a blade of grass
Nature's treasures that we blindly pass

The serenity of a sleeping child
Even if in the daytime they tend to run wild
A newborn baby so complete yet so small
You can't help but wonder the miracle of it all

Kyle Gray

Kyle Gray  1988
Love yourself enough to change.

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David Grayson
The other day a man asked me what I thought was the best time of life.
"Why" I answered without a thought, "NOW."

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