Negative Quotes – Break the Negative Cycle

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Negativity is often a product of depression or uncertainty. Negativity starts by losing the personality and frequent Criticism, which promotes a person to adopt negative habits likely. Asa result, it became a part of practices, and Negativity feeds on fear and anxiety. Quotes have been proved to be a perfect fit to gain positive things in Life. So, we bring out some fantastic Negative Quotes and Quotes About Negativity that make it even easier to break the negative cycle.

Imagine and surround yourself with positive feelings and happiness you will get from doing the things you want to do.

Negative Quotes

“Don’t ever stop believing in your own transformation. It is still happening even on days you may not realize it or feel like it” Lalah Delia


“Beware of those who are bored and not passionate about life, for they will bore you with reasons for not living” Suzy Kassem


“Your thoughts carry you wherever you want to go. Weak thoughts don’t have the energy to carry you far!” Israelmore Ayivor


There is too much negativity in the world. Do your best to make sure you aren’t contributing to it” Germany Kent


If you believe that the world is conspiring against you, it will just do that”  Bangambiki Habyarimana – Negative Quotes!


“Pain results from a judgement you have made about a thing. Remove the judgment and the pain disappears” Neale Donald Walsch


“Weeding out the harmful influences should become the norm not the exception” Carlos Wallace


“To build self-esteem, you have to outface your negative beliefs about yourself and change them” Asmaa Dokmak


“Remember, what you “feel” and what is “real” are often very different” Eddie Capparucci


“Do not allow yourself to be bogged down by the negative thinking of others” Asa Don Brown


“Think well than bitter; you are far better than bitter” Ernest Agyemang Yeboah – Negative Quotes


“Save your skin from the corrosive acids from the mouths of toxic people. Someone who just helped you to speak evil about another person can later help another person to speak evil about you” Israelmore Ayivor


“If you accept the expectations of others, especially negative ones, then you never will change the outcome” Michael Jordan“


“Expect while reaching for the stars, people to whirl by with their dark clouds and storm upon you” Anthony Liccione


“Avoid negative people, for they are the greatest destroyers of self confidence and self-esteem. Surround yourself with people who bring out the best in you!” Auliq Ice – Negative Quotes


“As a child, the best way to survive was to be still, to submit—to do nothing that might incur further harm. That belief had grown with me through my teens, my twenties, my thirties, an unacknowledged mentor directing my every path, reinforcing a ubiquitous sense of powerlessness and victimhood. I had believed that I was bad, and unlovable, and cowardly, and weak—beliefs that had been unconscious, and had always gone unchallenged. I believed them because they were true, and they were true because I believed them” Carolyn Spring


“Protect your good image from the eyes of negative viewers, who may look at your good appearance with an ugly fiendish eye, and ruin your positive qualities with their chemical infested tongues” Michael Bassey Johnson


To protect yourself from others hurting you, you locked everyone out but at the same time you locked yourself in. All you now have is yourself for company but you never took the time to quieten all those negative voices in your head. You spent so long running away from you, escaping with different vices over the years that now you have locked yourself in those voices end up hurting you worse than anyone else ever could. Don’t lock the doors, which could lead you to freedom” Sope Agbelusi – Negative Quotes


“You cannot expect to live a positive life if you hang with negative people” Joel Osteen


“Some people grumble that roses have thorns; I am grateful that thorns have roses”Alphonse Karr


“Stop letting people who do so little for you control so much of your mind, feelings and emotions”         Will Smith


“If they disrespect you to your face imagine what they’re doing behind your back” Sonya Parker


“People who try to bring you down everyday aren’t important in your life, so you better treat their opinions as such” Terry Mark


“It is easier to avoid the effects of others’ Negativity when we question if an action or attitude is appropriately directed at us. If it isn’t, we can choose to sidestep it and let it pass” Sue Patton Theole


“Sensitive souls draw in the negativity of others because they are so open” John Gray


“Never make negative comments or spread rumors about anyone. It depreciates their reputation and yours” Brian Koslow


“Dwelling on the negative simply contributes to its power” Shirley MacLaine


“Negative people need drama like oxygen. Stay positive, it will take their breath away” Negative Quotes!


“There are two types of people who will tell you that you cannot make a difference in this world: those who are afraid to try and those who are afraid you will succeed” Ray Goforth


“You will face your greatest opposition when you are closest to your biggest miracle”Shannon L. Alder


“No matter how good you are, someone is always going to be against you. But never let them be the limit of your success”  Terry Mark


“Whatever you do, good or bad, people will always have something negative to say” W.H. Auden


“If you attach to the negative behavior of others it brings you down to their level” Guru Singh


“He who walks with wise men will be wise, but the companion of fools will suffer harm, let go of the friends who are no longer uplifting you. Spend time with people who inspire you to be better”


“A negative and toxic person never feels teased with the genuine presence of the pretenders in his network and he always feels pleased with the absence of the genuine leader in his circle”   Anuj Somany


“The whole world can gossip about you, and if you don’t take it personally you are immune” Don Miguel Ruiz


“You can, you should, and if you’re brave enough to start, you will” Stephen King – Negative Quotes!


“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


“I don’t have time to distinguish between the unfortunate and the incompetent” General Curtis Le May


“Positive thinking will let you do everything better than negative thinking will”  Zig Ziglar


“If you accept the expectations of others, especially negative ones, then you never will change the outcome” Michael Jordan


“A bad attitude is the worst thing that can happen to a group of people. It’s infectious”  Roger Allan Raby


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


“The soul does not absorb negativity by accident, always by choice” Dodinsky


“Too many people miss the silver lining because they’re expecting gold” Maurice Setter


“If you are not enjoying the journey, you probably won’t enjoy the destination” Unknown


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


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


“A bad attitude is like a flat tire. You can’t go anywhere until you change it” Unknown


“Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal. Nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude” Thomas Jefferson


“Every day we have plenty of opportunities to get angry, stressed, or offended. But what you’re doing when you indulge these negative emotions is giving something outside yourself power over your happiness. You can choose to not let little things upset you” Joel Osteen


“If you are distressed by anything external, the pain is not due to the thing itself, but to your estimate of it; and this you have the power to revoke at any moment” Marcus Aurelius


“The attitude you pose is greatly influenced by the links of friendships you bookmark. Good friends, good attitudes; best friends, best attitudes. Guess what for toxic friends…!” Israelmore Ayivor


“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


“Your living is determined not so much by what life brings to you as by the attitude you bring to life; not so much by what happens to you as by the way your mind looks at what happens” Kahlil Gibran


“Blessed is he who expects nothing, for he shall never be disappointed” Jonathan Swift and Benjamin Franklin


“If you aren’t fired with enthusiasm, you will be fired with enthusiasm” Vince Lombardi


“When you feel dog-tired at night, it may be because you’ve growled all day long” Negative Quotes


“Up is not an easy direction. It defies gravity, both cultural and magnetic” Mike Abrashoff


“I wish I was a glow worm, A glow worm’s never glum. ‘Cos how can you be grumpy When the sun shines out your bum!”  Unknown


“If you keep on saying things are going to be bad, you have a good chance of becoming a prophet” Isaac Bashevis Singer


“The world is full of cactus, but we don’t have to sit on it” Will Foley


“Twixt optimist and pessimist The difference is droll– The optimist sees the doughnut; The pessimist sees the hole” Wilber D. Nesbit


“Negative thinking destroys your brain cells and causes global warming” Dodinsky


“The key to happiness – or that even more desired thing, calmness – lies not in always thinking happy thoughts. No. That is impossible. No mind on earth with any kind of intelligence could spend a lifetime enjoying only happy thoughts. They key is in accepting your thoughts, all of them, even the bad ones. Accept thoughts, but don’t become them. Understand, for instance, that having a sad thought, even having a continual succession of sad thoughts, is not the same as being a sad person” Matt Haig

Quotes About Negativity

Here are some amazing quotes about negativity.

“Seeing the glass as half empty is more positive than seeing it as half full. Through such a lens the only choice is to pour more. That is righteous pessimism” Criss Jami


“Negativity is cannibalistic. The more you feed it, the bigger and stronger it grows” Bobby Darnell


“Nobody can motivate himself in a positive direction by continually using negative words” John C. Maxwell


“There are some people who always seem angry and continuously look for conflict. Walk away; the battle they are fighting isn’t with you, it is with themselves”    Quotes About Negativity


“I will not let anyone walk through my mind with their dirty feet” Mahatma Gandhi


“A pessimist is a man who thinks everybody is as nasty as himself, and hates them for it” George Bernard Shaw


“A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty” Winston S. Churchill


“Don’t believe in pessimism. If something doesn’t come up the way you want, forge ahead. If you think it’s going to rain, it will”  Clint Eastwood


“Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great” Mark Twain


“Negative words are powerful boomerangs so be careful what you say about people and yourself” Mary J. Blige


“Negativity is the enemy of creativity” David Lynch


“Nothing can doom man but the belief in doom, for this prevents the movement of return”  Martin Buber


“Negativity is an addiction to the bleak shadow that lingers around every human form … you can transfigure negativity by turning it toward the light of your soul”  John O’Donohue


“All negativity is an illusion created by the limited mind to protect and defend itself” Ambika Wauters


“Dwelling on the negative simply contributes to its power” Shirley MacLaine


“To expect defeat is nine-tenths of defeat itself” Francis Crawford


“The greatest griefs are those we cause ourselves”  Sophocles


“Forget your sadness, anger, grudges and hatred. Let them pass like smoke caught in a breeze. Do not indulge yourself in such feelings” Masaaki Hatsumi


“The heaviest thing I can carry is a grudge” Quotes About Negativity


“Some people grumble that roses have thorns; I am grateful that thorns have roses” Alphonse Karr


“Stop letting people who do so little for you control so much of your mind, feelings and emotions” Will Smith


“Worry deprives you of strength and makes everything much worse, than what actually is” Dr Anil Kr Sinha


“Fear is that little darkroom where negatives are developed” Michael Pritchard

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“He who has never hoped can never despair” George Bernard Shaw


“The world is round and the place which may seem like the end may also be only the beginning” George Baker


“The mind acts like an enemy for those who do not control it” Bhagavad Gita


“Stop allowing other people to dilute or poison your day with their words or opinions” Steve Maraboli



“Criticism does not make you smarter or better than the one you are criticizing. In fact, the stuff you are critical of in others is the same stuff you don’t like about yourself’ Iyanla Vanzant


“The more you dwell on what you don’t have, the more you get what you don’t want”unknown


“If you accept the expectations of others, especially negative ones, then you never will change the outcome”             Michael Jordan


“I feel uncomfortable because I’m insecure about who I am” Trent Reznor


“However vast the darkness, we must supply our own Light”          Stanley Kubrick


“All negativity is caused by an accumulation of psychological time and denial of the present” Eckhart Tolle


“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


“A lot of people will ignore positive words when they are down and accept negative words. Those people never get better’ Travis J. Dahnke


“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


“Negativity can only feed on negativity”        Elisabeth Kubler-Ross

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‘’Living in the past is a dull and lonely business; looking back strains the neck muscles, and causes you to bump into people not going your way”        Ferber


“Some men have thousands of reasons why they cannot do what they want to, when all they need is one reason why they can”              Martha Graham


“The mass of men lead lives of quiet desperation” Henry David Thoreau


“The chip on my shoulder’s a little heavy. I have back problems now” Janeane Garofalo


“Sensitive souls draw in the negativity of others because they are so open” John Gray


“Living in the past is a dull and lonely business; looking back strains the neck muscles, and causes you to bump into people not going your way” Ferber


“The worst loneliness is not to be comfortable with yourself” Mark Twain


“If you don’t know the struggle, you don’t know your strength” Mary Kay


“Some men have thousands of reasons why they cannot do what they want to, when all they need is one reason why they can”             Martha Graham


“Adopting the right attitude can convert a negative stress into a positive one” Dr Hans Selye


“The mass of men lead lives of quiet desperation”    Henry David Thoreau


“The chip on my shoulder’s a little heavy. I have back problems now’’        Janeane Garofalo


“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


“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”


“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”


“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”


“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


“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”


“If someone tells you, “You can’t” they really mean, “I can’t” Sean Stephenson


“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”


“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


“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”


“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


“Dwelling on the negative simply contributes to its power” Shirley MacLaine


“There is a magnificent, beautiful, wonderful painting in front of you! It is intricate, detailed, a painstaking labor of devotion and love! The colors are like no other, they swim and leap, they trickle and embellish! And yet you choose to fixate your eyes on the small fly which has landed on it! Why do you do such a thing?” C. JoyBell C.


“Negativity is the enemy of creativity” David Lynch


“If you attach to the negative behavior of others it brings you down to their level”  Guru Singh


“We need to make sure we’re all working together to change mindsets, to change attitudes, and to fight against the bad habits that we have as a society”  Justin Trudeau


“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


“No matter how good you are, someone is always going to be against you. But never let them be the limit of your success” Terry Mark


“Negativity is an addiction to the bleak shadow that lingers around every human form–you can transfigure negativity by turning it toward the light of your soul”  John O’Donohue


“Save your skin from the corrosive acids from the mouths of toxic people. Someone who just helped you to speak evil about another person can later help another person to speak evil about you” Israelmore Ayivor


“Make no mistake about it. Bad habits are called ‘bad’ for a reason. They kill our productivity and creativity. They slow us down. They hold us back from achieving our goals. And they’re detrimental to our health” John Rampton


“Negative people need drama like oxygen. Stay positive, it will take their breath away”  Unknown


“When you complain, you make yourself into a victim. When you speak out, you are in your power. So change the situation by taking action or by speaking out if necessary or possible; leave the situation or accept it. All else is madness” Eckhart Tolle,


“Relationships with negative people are simply tedious encounters with porcupines. You don’t have the remote knowledge how to be close to them without quills being shot in your direction” Shannon L. Alder


“You can, you should, and if you’re brave enough to start, you will” Stephen King


“Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see a shadow” Helen Keller


“Some people are in such utter darkness that they will burn you just to see a light. Try not to take it personally’’ Kamand Kojouri


“Be cautious with what you feed your mind and soul. Fuel yourself with positivity and let that fuel propel you into positive action” Steve Maraboli


“Life may give us lemons, sometimes more than others, but it’s important not dwell on the setbacks. Negativity can spread like a disease, affecting not only ourselves, but our perception of others as well. Pull yourself out of the rut with the collection of insightful negativity quotes below” 


Quotes about Negativity can help you reach your potential each day. Sure, they are just words. But Positive words have a substantial impact on us!

So, make sure to share this Quoteen Collection with your family and friends, and make them inspirational as well!

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