Sayings To Live By
These attitude sayings are all positive and inspirational words of wisdom and love. Our attitude to anything makes an enormous difference in our lives. By always doing our best to focus on a positive attitude no matter what is going on, it becomes easier each day to appreciate all of the joy and beauty that surrounds us, which in turn, makes it easier to stay positive.
The sayings on this page are all from Unknown authors, if you would like to look at attitude quotes from Known authors then please go to my Attitude Quotes page.
Attitude Sayings are listed alphabetically
Positive Attitude Sayings: A
A flower does not think of competing with the flower next to it... It just blooms.
A friendly look
A kindly smile
One good act
And life's worthwhile.
A little bit of fragrance always clings to the hand that gives roses.
A little preparation saves a lot of frustration.
A lot of pain that we are dealing with are really only thoughts.
A man once asked his father, "Father, how will I ever find the right woman?" His father replied, "Forget finding the right woman, focus on being the right man."
A person's most useful asset is not the head full of knowledge, but a heart full of love, an ear ready to listen and a hand willing to help.
A problem is a problem only when you think it is a problem. In the perspective of your Soul... Every problem is an opportunity to achieve a higher consciousness.
Achieving starts with believing.
ALWAYS believe that something wonderful is going to happen.
Always remember that your present situation is not your final destination...
The best is yet to come.
Appreciate your loved ones while you can, because none of us are going to be here forever.
Around the corner there may wait.. a new road, or a secret gate.
Positive Attitude Sayings: B
Be an actor... not a reactor.
Be bold enough to use your voice.
Brave enough to listen to your heart.
And strong enough to live the life you've always imagined.
Be kind to everything that lives.
Be the kind of person you want in your life.
Be the Light that helps others see.
Being patient helps me to understand why things are taking some time.
Believe it... in your mind.
Receive it... in your heart.
Achieve it... in your life.
Positive Attitude Sayings: C
Cheerfulness is the beauty of the face.
Cheerfulness keeps up the spirits of the one who possess it and brings a smile to the lips of others.
Contentment and bliss... go hand in hand.
Create a life that feels good on the inside, not one that just looks good on the outside.
Positive Attitude Sayings: D
Do not educate your children to be rich, educate them to be happy. So when they grow up, they'll know the value of things, not the price.
Do not expect love and attention... Give it instead.
Do not lose hope in those who have lost hope.
Don't be pushed by your problems... Be led by your dreams.
Don't carry your mistakes around with you. Instead, place them under your feet and use them as stepping stones.
Don't change so people will like you... Be yourself and the right people will love the real you.
Don't compare or compete... Be unique.
Don't confuse your path with your destination. Just because it's stormy now doesn't mean that you aren't headed for sunshine.
Don't let people pull you into their storms... Pull them into your Peace.
Don't look back with regret... Look forward with hope.
Don't ruin a good day by thinking about a bad yesterday... Let it go!
Don't worry... Just breathe... If it's meant to be, it will find a way.
Positive Attitude Sayings: E
Ego says, "Once everything falls into place, I will find Peace.
" Spirit says, "Find Peace and everything will fall into place."
Every end is a new beginning.
Every positive thought propels you in the right direction.
Every situation in life must be faced... So why not face them with love.
Everyone has an invisible sign hanging from around their neck saying:
MAKE ME FEEL IMPORTANT.
Everyone you meet is fighting a battle that you know nothing about. Be kind. Always.
Everything happens for a reason... Live it. Love it. Learn from it.
Make your smile change the world, but don’t let the world change your smile.
Everything in your life is a reflection of a choice you have made. If you want a different result, make a different choice.
Positive Attitude Sayings: F
First dream your life... Then live your dream.
Forget all the reasons it won't work, and believe the one reason that it will.
Forgiveness recognizes what you thought your 'brother' did to you... has not occurred.
Free yourself from the limitations others have place on you, and your world will transform.
Freedom starts in the mind... not by cutting ropes.
Positive Attitude Sayings: G
Give thanks for unknown blessings already on their way.
Positive Attitude Sayings: H
Having somewhere to go is home.
Having someone to love is family.
Having both is a Blessing.
Hold on... God knows what He is doing.
Hold the vision... Trust the process.
Hope is not the closing of your eyes to the difficulty, the risk or the failure. It is trust that if I fail now, I shall not fail forever. And if I am hurt, I shall be healed. It is a trust that life is good and love is powerful.
Hope is the bridge between letting go and starting over on the other side.
Human Beings grow best with encouragement and Love.
Today, let every word you speak (to yourself and others) be filled with kindness.
Positive Attitude Sayings: I
I am thankful for all those difficult people in my life.
They have shown me who I do not want to be.
I aspire to inspire before I expire.
I believe that the power behind me is greater than the task ahead.
I can and I will... Watch me!
I don't want my children to be what I want them to be. I want the to become everything God created them to be.
I may not be there yet... but I'm closer than I was yesterday.
I must face problems... It is how I face them that counts.
I surround myself with circles of Light, that no negative energy can cross.
I will allow love, peace, forgiveness, tolerance, understanding, sharing, caring and respect for others to dominate my values. I will send out love through thoughts and acts. I will eliminate all forms of violence whether mental, physical or emotional. Gentleness within the temple of my Soul can shine through the window of my eyes. There is so much divine joy around me and beauty of inexplicable abundance. I will lift my face upwards and let the Light of God shine upon me.
If I see everyone as family... it becomes easy to remain loveful.
If it makes you smile, giggle or laugh... Do it again!
If my Soul is amazing and wonderful, how can I not be also?
If someone dumps on you... use it as compost.
If someone keeps laughing at me, I don't need to fret... At least I'm giving happiness.
If someone speaks to me with anger, let me be the one who pours the soothing waters of love on the fire.
If you do something out of duty, it will deplete you. But, if you do something out of love, it will energize you.
If you don't believe in miracles, perhaps you've forgotten... You Are One.
If you want to feel rich... just count the things you have that money can't buy.
If you wish to travel far, travel light... Take off all your envies, jealousies, unforgiveness, selfishness and fears.
If your trouble in life is as big as a ship... never forget that your Blessings are as big as the ocean.
I'm not here to fit into your world... I'm here to build my own.
In life there are some things we might never really get over. Sometimes the best we can do is just to get through. But that's okay, there's still a lot of beauty to find on the other side.
Inner peace begins the moment you choose not to allow another person or event to control your emotions.
Instead of getting hooked into drama... Fly above it and send prayers and love.
It doesn't matter if the glass is half full or half empty, be grateful that you have a glass and there is something in it.
It is better to give a handful of rice with love and honesty, than to give a thousand pounds with the desire for name and fame.
It is good to remember that the tea kettle, although up to it's neck in hot water, continues to sing.
It is never the event, but rather how it is handled and defined, that determines its ultimate effect on you, positive or negative.
It is not a mistake to turn back, if you are on the wrong road.
It is one thing to tolerate someone's mistake, it is something even greater to forgive the mistake.
It might take a year, it might take a day, but what's meant to be, will always find a way.
It's beautiful when someone can accept and appreciate me for who I am and what I am not, instead of trying to make me what they want me to be.
"It's impossible," said Pride.
"It's risky," said Experience.
"It's pointless," said Reason.
"Give it a try," whispered the Heart,
It's nice to be important... but it's more important to be nice.
It's not selfish to love yourself, take care of yourself and to make your happiness a priority... It's necessary.
It's not who you are, that holds you back... It's who you think, you're not.
It's the actions you take when no one is watching, and the kindness you share when there is nothing to gain, that shows the depth of the love in your Soul.
I've learned that our background and circumstances may have influenced who we are, but we are responsible for who we become.
I've learned that.. it's not what I have, but who I have in my life that matters most.
I've never seen a smiling face that was not beautiful.
Positive Attitude Sayings: J
Just because it's not what you were expecting, doesn't mean it's not everything you've ever needed.
Just because you don't look like the other crayons in the box, does not mean you still can't make the most beautiful picture.
Just being happy... helps others along.
Just for today... I will not anger.
Just for today... I will not worry.
Just for today... I will be grateful for all my blessings.
Just for today... I will work with honesty and integrity.
Just for today... I will be kind to all living things.
Positive Attitude Sayings: L
Laugh your heart out.
Dance in the rain.
Cherish the moment.
Ignore the pain.
Live - Laugh - Love
Forgive and forget.
Life is too short
To be living with regrets.
Life does not have to be perfect to be wonderful.
Life is a roller coaster. You can either scream every time you hit a bump, or you can throw your hands up in the air and enjoy it.
Life is a series of thousands of tiny miracles... NOTICE THEM.
Life is like a camera... Focus on what's important, capture the good times, and develop from the negative.
Life isn't awful.... It's Awe Full. You've just got to look at it right.
Life is short... smile, while you have teeth!
Live life to express - not to impress. Don't strive to make your presence noticed... just make your absence felt.
Look upon death as a home-going.
Love is always in the air. Open your heart and breathe it in.
Love is the glue of the Universe.
Love is what we are born with... fear is what we learn.
Positive Attitude Sayings: M
Make your goals so big that your everyday problems seem insignificant.
Make your optimism come true.
Mistakes are... portals of discovery.
Positive Attitude Sayings: N
I honour the place in you in which the entire Universe dwells. I honour the place in you which is of Love, of Truth, of Light and of Peace. When you are in that place in you and I am in that place in me, we are One.
Never fear shadows... they simply mean there's a Light shining somewhere nearby.
Never let lack of money interfere with having fun.
Never regret anything that has happened in your life, it cannot be changed, undone or forgotten. So take it as a lesson learned and move on.
Never stop believing in hope because miracles happen every day.
No matter how bad people may seem they possess at least one virtue. Be like the humming bird and pick out the sweetness of everyone's character.
Nothing has changed, except the way I see things... so everything's changed.
Nothing is impossible to a willing heart.
Nothing lasts forever. Love it while it's here.
Positive Attitude Sayings: O
Of all the things you wear... your expression is the most important.
On the other side of fear lies freedom.
One change in thought, leads to a change in your destiny.
One day, you'll be just a memory for some people. Do your best to be a good one.
Open minds lead to open doors.
Our days are happier when we give people a bit of our heart, rather than a piece of our mind.
Positive Attitude Sayings: P
Peace... it does not mean to be in a place where there is no noise, trouble or hard work. It means to be in the midst of those things and still be calm in your heart.
Peace of mind comes from not wanting to change others, simply accept them as they are.
People with tact... have less to retract.
Practice random beauty and senseless acts of love.
Pray, how you can, not how you can't.
Purpose is the reason you journey. Passion is the fire that lights the way.
Positive Attitude Sayings: R
Remember that happiness is a way of travel, not a destination.
Rest but never quit. Even the sun has a sinking spell each evening, but it always rises the next morning. At sunrise every Soul is born again.
Positive Attitude Sayings: S
See the specialities of everyone. Why focus on another's weakness?
Seek always for the answers within. Be not influenced by those around you, by their words, thoughts and actions.
Some people complain because God put thorn on roses, while others praise Him for putting roses among thorns.
Some people look for a beautiful place. Others make a place beautiful.
Some pursue happiness... Others create it.
Sometimes a wrong turn, takes you where you were destined to go.
Sometimes those who challenge you most, teach you best.
Sometimes we are so busy adding up our troubles, that we forget to count our blessings.
Sometimes we're all too quick to count down the days, that we forget to make the days count.
Sometimes... just being is enough.
Somewhere, someone is looking for someone exactly like you.
Speak with honesty.
Think with sincerity.
Act with integrity.
Storms they will come...
But I know the sun will shine again.
Strangers are just friends waiting to happen.
Positive Attitude Sayings: T
Take pride in how far you have come and have faith in how far you can go.
Talk about your blessings more than you talk about your problems.
That man never grows old who keeps a child in his heart.
The best angle from which to approach any problem is the try-angle.
The best thing one can do when it's raining is... to let it rain.
The body heals with play.
The mind heals with laughter.
And the spirit heals with joy.
The grass isn't greener on the other side...
It's greener where YOU water it.
The greatest achievements are those that benefit others.
The happiest of people don't necessarily have the best of everything; they just make the most of everything that comes along their way.
The more you thank life, the more life gives you to be thankful for.
The older I get, the less I care about what people think of me. Therefore the older I get, the more I enjoy life.
The only person you should try to be better than, is the person you were yesterday.
The pages of yesterday cannot be revised, but the pages of tomorrow are blank and you hold the pen. Make it an inspiring story.
The pain you feel today is the strength you feel tomorrow, for every challenge that is encountered, there is an opportunity for growth.
The past should be a springboard... not a hammock.
The positive thinker... Sees the invisible,
Feels the intangible and Achieves the impossible.
The road is smooth... Why do you throw rocks before you?
The sign of a beautiful person is that they always see beauty in others.
The smile on my face doesn't mean my life is perfect... It means I appreciate all that I have been blessed with.
There are always ten better things to do than to give up.
There are no hopeless situations... There are only people who take hopeless attitudes.
There is a past which has gone forever... But there is a future which is still our own.
There is no failure... only feedback.
There's always tomorrow so look ahead and take the broader view.
There's always a new day on its way with happier times for you.
Things end because... something else is ready to begin.
Think fairly. Love widely. Witness humbly. Build bravely.
Those who wish to sing... always find a song.
Time is like a river, you cannot touch the same water twice because the flow that has passed will never pass again. Enjoy every moment of life.
Too slow... for those who wait.
Too swift... for those who fear.
Too long... for those who grieve.
Too short... for those who rejoice.
But for those who love... time is eternity.
To be rich is not what you have in your bank account, but what you have in your heart.
To perform daily tasks with a clean and joyful mind is... Love in action.
Today everything is possible... Yesterday is gone.
Today is the first day of the rest of your life.
Train your mind to see the good in every situation.
Treasure each new day... its beauty, its joy, its promise, so that every new tomorrow begins with a happy memory.
Treat each mistake as a gift... I have learned something... Now move forward.
Treat everyone with politeness, even those who are rude to you... Not because they are nice, but because you are.
Two stone cutters were asked what they were doing. The first said, "I'm cutting this damned stone into bricks." The second replied, "I'm on a team that's building a cathedral."
Positive Attitude Sayings: W
What if you realized how powerful you are?
What was the future... is now happening.
What happens now... becomes the past.
So why worry?
When confronted by a foe... Praise him, Bless him, Let him go.
When everything feels like an uphill struggle... Just think of the view from the top.
When fate throws a knife at you... You can catch it by the blade, and severely wound yourself. Or you can catch it by the handle and use it to carve a new future for yourself.
When from the depth of our hearts we desire something more real than material power, the wave of destruction will end. Thence, Peace will come, Joy will come, Light will come.
When it rains... Look for rainbows.
When it's dark... Look for stars.
When it starts to rain... Let it.
When looking for the path to peace, one comes to realize that Peace is the path.
When nothing goes right... Go left.
When someone you love becomes a memory, the memory becomes a treasure.
When the world says 'give up'... Hope says, 'Try a different story.'
When you drink of the spring, be thankful for the Source.
When you look at a field of dandelions... you can either see a hundred weeds or a hundred wishes.
When you seek beauty in all people and all things, you will not only find it, you will become it.
Wherever there is a human being, there is an opportunity for kindness.
Which book you choose to follow is actually less important than...
The one you write yourself.
Without winter... there can be no spring.
Without mistakes... there can be no learning.
Without doubts... there can be no faith.
Without fears... there can be no courage.
My mistakes, my fears and my doubts
are my path to Wisdom, Faith and Courage.
Work for a cause... not for applause.
Worry is like a rocking chair... It gives you something to do, but doesn't get you anywhere.
Positive Attitude Sayings: Y
You are born and then you die... But in-between you can do anything you want. It's society that creates rules for us, but you can break out of that.
You are the Light of the world.
You cannot hurt your eyesight by looking on the bright side.
You can't change how people treat you or what they say about you.
All you can do is change how you react to it.
You can't live a positive life with a negative mind.
You don't have to have it all figured out to move forward.
You get there by realizing you are already there.
You have to do what is right for you... No one walks in your shoes.
You know you're on the right track when you become uninterested in looking back.
You will be a beautiful person, as long as you see the beauty in others.
Your ability to heal comes from knowing that you will heal.
Your past mistakes are meant to guide you... not define you.
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