‘Once you replace negative thoughts with positive ones, you’ll start having positive results.’ – Willie Nelson

‘Yesterday is not ours to recover, but tomorrow is ours to win or lose.’ – Lyndon B. Johnson

‘The most important thing is to try and inspire people so that they can be great in whatever they want to do.’ – Kobe Bryant

‘Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see a shadow.’ – Helen Keller

‘You’ve done it before and you can do it now. See the positive possibilities. Redirect the substantial energy of your frustration and turn it into positive, effective, unstoppable determination.’ – Ralph Marston

‘Find a place inside where there’s joy, and the joy will burn out the pain.’ – Joseph Campbell

‘Live life to the fullest, and focus on the positive.’ – Matt Cameron

‘Every day brings new choices.’ – Martha Beck

‘In order to carry a positive action we must develop here a positive vision.’ – Dalai Lama

‘I truly believe that everything that we do and everyone that we meet is put in our path for a purpose. There are no accidents; we’re all teachers – if we’re willing to pay attention to the lessons we learn, trust our positive instincts and not be afraid to take risks or wait for some miracle to come knocking at our door.’ – Marla Gibbs

‘Positive thinking will let you do everything better than negative thinking will.’ – Zig Ziglar

‘I often think that the night is more alive and more richly colored than the day.’ – Vincent Van Gogh

‘No matter what you’re going through, there’s a light at the end of the tunnel and it may seem hard to get to it but you can do it and just keep working towards it and you’ll find the positive side of things.’ – Demi Lovato

‘You cannot have a positive life and a negative mind.’ – Joyce Meyer

‘If you’re not making mistakes, then you’re not doing anything. I’m positive that a doer makes mistakes.’ – John Wooden

‘A good laugh is sunshine in the house.’ – William Makepeace Thackeray

‘Few things in the world are more powerful than a positive push. A smile. A world of optimism and hope. A ‘you can do it’ when things are tough.’ – Richard M. DeVos

‘Trust in dreams, for in them is hidden the gate to eternity.’ – Khalil Gibran

‘Perpetual optimism is a force multiplier.’ – Colin Powell

‘The joy of life comes from our encounters with new experiences, and hence there is no greater joy than to have an endlessly changing horizon, for each day to have a new and different sun.’ – Christopher McCandless

‘It’s a wonderful thing to be optimistic. It keeps you healthy and it keeps you resilient.’ – Daniel Kahneman

‘You are the sum total of everything you’ve ever seen, heard, eaten, smelled, been told, forgot – it’s all there. Everything influences each of us, and because of that I try to make sure that my experiences are positive.’ – Maya Angelou

‘Always turn a negative situation into a positive situation.’ – Michael Jordan

‘I think anything is possible if you have the mindset and the will and desire to do it and put the time in.’ – Roger Clemens

‘Correction does much, but encouragement does more.’ – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

‘I always like to look on the optimistic side of life, but I am realistic enough to know that life is a complex matter.’ – Walt Disney

‘Your attitude is like a box of crayons that color your world. Constantly color your picture gray, and your picture will always be bleak. Try adding some bright colors to the picture by including humor, and your picture begins to lighten up.’ – Allen Klein

‘When you are enthusiastic about what you do, you feel this positive energy. It’s very simple.’ – Paulo Coelho

‘Always Do Your Best. Your best is going to change from moment to moment; it will be different when you are healthy as opposed to sick. Under any circumstance, simply do your best, and you will avoid self-judgment, self-abuse and regret.’ – Don Miguel Ruiz

‘To succeed, you need to find something to hold on to, something to motivate you, something to inspire you.’ – Tony Dorsett

‘Positive feelings come from being honest about yourself and accepting your personality, and physical characteristics, warts and all; and, from belonging to a family that accepts you without question.’ – Willard Scott

‘Pessimism leads to weakness, optimism to power.’ – William James

‘Winners make a habit of manufacturing their own positive expectations in advance of the event.’ – Brian Tracy

‘Did I offer peace today? Did I bring a smile to someone’s face? Did I say words of healing? Did I let go of my anger and resentment? Did I forgive? Did I love? These are the real questions. I must trust that the little bit of love that I sow now will bear many fruits, here in this world and the life to come.’ – Henri Nouwen

‘It takes but one positive thought when given a chance to survive and thrive to overpower an entire army of negative thoughts.’ – Robert H. Schuller

‘Work hard for what you want because it won’t come to you without a fight. You have to be strong and courageous and know that you can do anything you put your mind to. If somebody puts you down or criticizes you, just keep on believing in yourself and turn it into something positive.’ – Leah LaBelle

‘It’s your outlook on life that counts. If you take yourself lightly and don’t take yourself too seriously, pretty soon you can find the humor in our everyday lives. And sometimes it can be a lifesaver.’ – Betty White

‘If you have a positive attitude and constantly strive to give your best effort, eventually you will overcome your immediate problems and find you are ready for greater challenges.’ – Pat Riley

‘When you wake up every day, you have two choices. You can either be positive or negative; an optimist or a pessimist. I choose to be an optimist. It’s all a matter of perspective.’ – Harvey Mackay

‘Positive anything is better than negative nothing.’ – Elbert Hubbard

‘A strong, positive self-image is the best possible preparation for success.’ – Joyce Brothers

‘You’re going to go through tough times – that’s life. But I say, ‘Nothing happens to you, it happens for you.’ See the positive in negative events.’ – Joel Osteen

‘The gift of fantasy has meant more to me than my talent for absorbing positive knowledge.’ – Albert Einstein

‘The person who can bring the spirit of laughter into a room is indeed blessed.’ – Bennett Cerf

‘Our chief want is someone who will inspire us to be what we know we could be.’ – Ralph Waldo Emerson

‘My optimism wears heavy boots and is loud.’ – Henry Rollins

‘People deal too much with the negative, with what is wrong. Why not try and see positive things, to just touch those things and make them bloom?’ – Thich Nhat Hanh

‘Delete the negative; accentuate the positive!’ – Donna Karan

‘I’ve always believed that you can think positive just as well as you can think negative.’ – James Baldwin

‘My dear friend, clear your mind of cant.’ – Samuel Johnson

‘Work hard, stay positive, and get up early. It’s the best part of the day.’ – George Allen, Sr.

‘I’m taking all the negatives in my life, and turning them into a positive.’ – Pitbull

‘Every positive value has its price in negative terms… the genius of Einstein leads to Hiroshima.’ – Pablo Picasso

‘I like to encourage people to realize that any action is a good action if it’s proactive and there is positive intent behind it.’ – Michael J. Fox

‘The learner always begins by finding fault, but the scholar sees the positive merit in everything.’ – Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel

‘Say and do something positive that will help the situation; it doesn’t take any brains to complain.’ – Robert A. Cook

‘If you are given a chance to be a role model, I think you should always take it because you can influence a person’s life in a positive light, and that’s what I want to do. That’s what it’s all about.’ – Tiger Woods

‘Satisfaction consists in freedom from pain, which is the positive element of life.’ – Arthur Schopenhauer

‘The way positive reinforcement is carried out is more important than the amount.’ – B. F. Skinner

‘Today or any day that phone may ring and bring good news.’ – Ethel Waters

‘When someone does something good, applaud! You will make two people happy.’ – Samuel Goldwyn

‘Wondrous is the strength of cheerfulness, and its power of endurance – the cheerful man will do more in the same time, will do it; better, will preserve it longer, than the sad or sullen.’ – Thomas Carlyle

‘That’s my gift. I let that negativity roll off me like water off a duck’s back. If it’s not positive, I didn’t hear it. If you can overcome that, fights are easy.’ – George Foreman

‘You must not under any pretense allow your mind to dwell on any thought that is not positive, constructive, optimistic, kind.’ – Emmet Fox

‘Look up, laugh loud, talk big, keep the color in your cheek and the fire in your eye, adorn your person, maintain your health, your beauty and your animal spirits.’ – William Hazlitt

‘Dream small dreams. If you make them too big, you get overwhelmed and you don’t do anything. If you make small goals and accomplish them, it gives you the confidence to go on to higher goals.’ – John H. Johnson

‘I surround myself with positive, productive people of good will and decency.’ – Ted Nugent

‘There is no advertisement as powerful as a positive reputation traveling fast.’ – Brian Koslow

‘I’m looking forward to influencing others in a positive way. My message is you can do anything if you just put your mind to it.’ – Justin Bieber

‘Don’t let people disrespect you. My mom says don’t open the door to the devil. Surround yourself with positive people.’ – Cuba Gooding, Jr.

‘I believe in karma, and I believe if you put out positive vibes to everybody, that’s all you’re going to get back.’ – Kesha

‘So long as you’ve got your friends about you, and a good positive attitude, you don’t really have to care what everyone else thinks.’ – Gail Porter

‘I think a lot of times we don’t pay enough attention to people with a positive attitude because we assume they are naive or stupid or unschooled.’ – Amy Adams

‘I was blessed with certain gifts and talents and God gave them to me to be the best person I can be and to have a positive impact on other people.’ – Bryan Clay

‘I am not embarrassed to tell you that I believe in miracles.’ – Corazon Aquino

‘You can’t make positive choices for the rest of your life without an environment that makes those choices easy, natural, and enjoyable.’ – Deepak Chopra

‘A positive attitude is something everyone can work on, and everyone can learn how to employ it.’ – Joan Lunden

‘There are powers inside of you which, if you could discover and use, would make of you everything you ever dreamed or imagined you could become.’ – Orison Swett Marden

‘I believe that you should gravitate to people who are doing productive and positive things with their lives.’ – Nadia Comaneci

‘A mediocre idea that generates enthusiasm will go further than a great idea that inspires no one.’ – Mary Kay Ash

‘Excellence encourages one about life generally; it shows the spiritual wealth of the world.’ – George Eliot

‘I do believe we’re all connected. I do believe in positive energy. I do believe in the power of prayer. I do believe in putting good out into the world. And I believe in taking care of each other.’ – Harvey Fierstein

‘You learn far more from negative leadership than from positive leadership. Because you learn how not to do it. And, therefore, you learn how to do it.’ – Norman Schwarzkopf

‘A lot of times people look at the negative side of what they feel they can’t do. I always look on the positive side of what I can do.’ – Chuck Norris

‘Fortune cookies are a good idea. If the message is positive, it can make your day a little better.’ – Yao Ming

‘Look at people for an example, but then make sure to do things your way. Surround yourself with positive people.’ – Queen Latifah

‘The most positive men are the most credulous.’ – Alexander Pope

‘Having achieved my own dreams, I want to give to kids who are less fortunate, who struggle with everyday obstacles. I want to give them something positive in their lives: support.’ – Kristi Yamaguchi

‘I believe in Karma. If the good is sown, the good is collected. When positive things are made, that returns well.’ – Yannick Noah

‘I don’t want to waste anyone’s time or money. I want to give people some truth and positive heart lift.’ – Mos Def

‘My purpose: to lift your spirit and to motivate you.’ – Mavis Staples

‘Even when bad things happen you have to try to use those bad things in a positive manner and really just take the positive out of it.’ – Natalie du Toit

‘Some people never contribute anything positive to society, they may even drain our resources, but most of us try to do something better, to give back.’ – Martin Yan

‘As long as you as an individual… can convince yourself that in order to move forward as best you can you have to be optimistic, you can be described as ‘one of the faithful,’ one of those people who can say, ‘Well, look, something’s going to happen! Let’s just keep trying. Let’s not give up.’ – Tom Hanks

‘I really struggle with that feeling of helplessness. That’s why I really try to get my blogs, and even myself, to point to the positive and look at all the inspiring things that are happening.’ – Daryl Hannah

‘When push comes to shove, it ain’t the science that’s going to lift you up – it’s the belief, the spiritual side of life, that’s going to lift you up, no matter what religion you are.’ – Kirstie Alley

‘I feel that sin and evil are the negative part of you, and I think it’s like a battery: you’ve got to have the negative and the positive in order to be a complete person.’ – Dolly Parton

‘Your destiny is to fulfill those things upon which you focus most intently. So choose to keep your focus on that which is truly magnificent, beautiful, uplifting and joyful. Your life is always moving toward something.’ – Ralph Marston

‘I was determined to share my positive approach and not let diabetes stand in the way of enjoying my life.’ – Paula Deen

‘Perhaps one of the only positive pieces of advice that I was ever given was that supplied by an old courtier who observed: Only two rules really count. Never miss an opportunity to relieve yourself; never miss a chance to sit down and rest your feet.’ – Edward VIII

‘Miracles occur naturally as expressions of love. The real miracle is the love that inspires them. In this sense everything that comes from love is a miracle.’ – Marianne Williamson

‘When I learn something new – and it happens every day – I feel a little more at home in this universe, a little more comfortable in the nest.’ – Bill Moyers

‘Chaotic people often have chaotic lives, and I think they create that. But if you try and have an inner peace and a positive attitude, I think you attract that.’ – Imelda Staunton

‘The best thing to do when you find yourself in a hurting or vulnerable place is to surround yourself with the strongest, finest, most positive people you know.’ – Kristin Armstrong

‘Sometimes the most positive thing you can be in a boring society is absolutely negative.’ – John Lydon

‘I hope to make a positive, productive contribution, as cheesy as that may sound.’ – Chelsea Clinton

‘You have to listen to the people who have a negative opinion as well as those who have positive opinion. Just to make sure that you are blending all these opinions in your mind before a decision is made.’ – Carlos Ghosn

‘Believe that life is worth living and your belief will help create the fact.’ – William James

‘First of all, I try to be a positive role model.’ – Caitlyn Jenner

‘A President cannot always be popular.’ – Harry S Truman

‘Talking is always positive. That’s why I talk too much.’ – Louis C. K.

‘Your smile will give you a positive countenance that will make people feel comfortable around you.’ – Les Brown

‘I believe if you keep your faith, you keep your trust, you keep the right attitude, if you’re grateful, you’ll see God open up new doors.’ – Joel Osteen

‘Instead of hating, I have chosen to forgive and spend all of my positive energy on changing the world.’ – Camryn Manheim

‘So there was a fire inside me. And that fire inside you, it can be turned into a negative form or a positive form. And I gradually realised that I had this fire and that it had to be used in a positive way.’ – John Newcombe

‘I’m totally into new age and self-help books. I used to work in a bookstore and that’s the section they gave me, and I got way into it. I just loved the power of positive thinking, letting yourself go.’ – Jason Mraz

‘Where men of judgment creep and feel their way, The positive pronounce without dismay.’ – William Cowper

‘There is only one thing for us to do, and that is to do our level best right where we are every day of our lives; To use our best judgment, and then to trust the rest to that Power which holds the forces of the universe in his hands.’ – Orison Swett Marden

‘Like success, failure is many things to many people. With Positive Mental Attitude, failure is a learning experience, a rung on the ladder, a plateau at which to get your thoughts in order and prepare to try again.’ – W. Clement Stone

‘Positive thinking is more than just a tagline. It changes the way we behave. And I firmly believe that when I am positive, it not only makes me better, but it also makes those around me better.’ – Harvey Mackay

‘But I have found that in the simple act of living with hope, and in the daily effort to have a positive impact in the world, the days I do have are made all the more meaningful and precious. And for that I am grateful.’ – Elizabeth Edwards

‘There is a sense that things, if you keep positive and optimistic about what can be done, do work out.’ – Hillary Clinton

‘And I have to work so hard at talking positively to myself. If I don’t, it’s just real hard to get through the day, and I’ll get really down, and just want to cry. My whole body language changes. I get more slumped over.’ – Delta Burke

‘If it’s great stuff, the people who consume it are nourished. It’s a positive force.’ – Manuel Puig

‘I am fascinated by what is beautiful, strong, healthy, what is living. I seek harmony.’ – Leni Riefenstahl

‘A year or so ago I went through all the people in my life and asked myself: does this person inspire me, genuinely love me and support me unconditionally? I wanted nothing but positive influences in my life.’ – Mena Suvari

‘You shall always find what you created in your mind, for instance, a benevolent God or an evil Devil. Between them are countless facets. Therefore, concentrate on the depth of your consciousness and on what you consider to be positive and good.’ – Hans Bender

‘A positive attitude causes a chain reaction of positive thoughts, events and outcomes. It is a catalyst and it sparks extraordinary results.’ – Wade Boggs

‘I’ve always followed my heart and pursued my dreams, and I imagine that people find that inspiring. I hope that is the effect I have on my fans and people in general. I definitely want to project a positive energy out into the world.’ – Britney Spears

‘Adopting the right attitude can convert a negative stress into a positive one.’ – Hans Selye

‘A positive attitude can really make dreams come true – it did for me.’ – David Bailey

‘In every day, there are 1,440 minutes. That means we have 1,440 daily opportunities to make a positive impact.’ – Les Brown

‘God never ends anything on a negative; God always ends on a positive.’ – Edwin Louis Cole

‘Having a positive mental attitude is asking how something can be done rather than saying it can’t be done.’ – Bo Bennett

‘Positive energy and attitude is sexy to me.’ – Mya

‘Life is full of ups and downs. One needs to stay positive in life, no matter what.’ – Shilpa Shinde

‘In times of great stress or adversity, it’s always best to keep busy, to plow your anger and your energy into something positive.’ – Lee Iacocca

‘You have to enjoy life. Always be surrounded by people that you like, people who have a nice conversation. There are so many positive things to think about.’ – Sophia Loren

‘Always be your true self, and surround yourself with positive and supportive people.’ – Amanda Lepore

‘I think it’s important to get your surroundings as well as yourself into a positive state – meaning surround yourself with positive people, not the kind who are negative and jealous of everything you do.’ – Heidi Klum

‘Your positive action combined with positive thinking results in success.’ – Shiv Khera

‘At the end of the day, the most overwhelming key to a child’s success is the positive involvement of parents.’ – Jane D. Hull

‘One day, I will tell my story… where I came from and where I am now and how I remained positive.’ – Nargis Fakhri

‘Resilience isn’t a single skill. It’s a variety of skills and coping mechanisms. To bounce back from bumps in the road as well as failures, you should focus on emphasizing the positive.’ – Jean Chatzky

‘A lot of things are going to happen that you can’t necessarily control all the time, but you can control what you do after it happens. So that’s what I try to do, keep my head up, keep moving forward, stay positive and just work hard.’ – Lonzo Ball

‘I think there is pressure on people to turn every negative into a positive, but we should be allowed to say, ‘I went through something really strange and awful and it has altered me forever.” – Marian Keyes

‘When you show deep empathy toward others, their defensive energy goes down, and positive energy replaces it. That’s when you can get more creative in solving problems.’ – Stephen Covey

‘Inspiration comes from within yourself. One has to be positive. When you’re positive, good things happen.’ – Deep Roy

‘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 am happy every day, because life is moving in a very positive way.’ – Lil Yachty

‘I’m all about having a laugh, having fun, loving being around people who are like that, who give off that positive vibe.’ – Tenille Dashwood

‘A stereotype may be negative or positive, but even positive stereotypes present two problems: They are cliches, and they present a human being as far more simple and uniform than any human being actually is.’ – Nancy Kress

‘Don’t forget to tell yourself positive things daily! You must love yourself internally to glow externally.’ – Hannah Bronfman

‘Positive attitude plus effort equals performance.’ – Tommy Tuberville

‘Stay positive and happy. Work hard and don’t give up hope. Be open to criticism and keep learning. Surround yourself with happy, warm and genuine people.’ – Tena Desae

‘Virtually nothing is impossible in this world if you just put your mind to it and maintain a positive attitude.’ – Lou Holtz

‘Having haters is just a part of the business, and the more haters you have, the more people like you – that’s how I view it, because I try to see the positive in things.’ – Nick Jonas

‘Successful people maintain a positive focus in life no matter what is going on around them. They stay focused on their past successes rather than their past failures, and on the next action steps they need to take to get them closer to the fulfillment of their goals rather than all the other distractions that life presents to them.’ – Jack Canfield

‘Good things are associated with blue, like clear days, more than singing the blues. Just the word ‘blue’ in the singular is full of optimism and positive connotation to most people.’ – David Carson

‘Resist your fear; fear will never lead to you a positive end. Go for your faith and what you believe.’ – T. D. Jakes

‘Be true to yourself and surround yourself with positive, supportive people.’ – Payal Kadakia

‘I’m a very positive thinker, and I think that is what helps me the most in difficult moments.’ – Roger Federer

‘Guilt is just as powerful, but its influence is positive, while shame’s is destructive. Shame erodes our courage and fuels disengagement.’ – Brene Brown

‘Education should learn from the positive side of gaming – reward, accomplishment, and fun.’ – Sebastian Thrun

‘I stay positive, keep positive energy to myself.’ – Metro Boomin

‘If you quit every time you face a new challenge, giving up can change how you view yourself. You may begin to think you’re weak or that you’re a failure because you can’t seem to stick with things long enough to see positive results.’ – Amy Morin

‘I have good and bad days like everyone else. I just try to be positive and surround myself with great people. When I think about all the great things and people I have had in my life, that gives me confidence.’ – Jessica White

‘A strong positive mental attitude will create more miracles than any wonder drug.’ – Patricia Neal

‘As a driver, you’ve always got to believe in your heart that you’ve got what it takes to win it. You’ve always got to believe in yourself. You’ve always got to arrive on the day and believe it can happen. You’ve always got to believe in the positives.’ – Lewis Hamilton

‘It is as if my life were magically run by two electric currents: joyous positive and despairing negative – whichever is running at the moment dominates my life, floods it.’ – Sylvia Plath

‘I think that life is difficult. People have challenges. Family members get sick, people get older, you don’t always get the job or the promotion that you want. You have conflicts in your life. And really, life is about your resilience and your ability to go through your life and all of the ups and downs with a positive attitude.’ – Jennifer Hyman

‘Anything that’s not positive, I don’t have the energy to focus on it. Anything that’s not going in the right direction, I don’t have the time or the energy.’ – DMX

‘I’m trying to spread positive vibes.’ – YBN Nahmir

‘How do you nurture a positive attitude when all the statistics say you’re a dead man? You go to work.’ – Patrick Swayze

‘I truly believe in positive synergy, that your positive mindset gives you a more hopeful outlook, and belief that you can do something great means you will do something great.’ – Russell Wilson

‘People who talk about revolution and class struggle without referring explicitly to everyday life, without understanding what is subversive about love and what is positive in the refusal of constraints, such people have a corpse in their mouth.’ – Raoul Vaneigem

‘I believe I have a personal responsibility to make a positive impact on society.’ – Anthony Fauci

‘Drones overall will be more impactful than I think people recognize, in positive ways to help society.’ – Bill Gates

‘The true mark of professionalism is the ability to respect everyone else for their styles and always find something positive in every dining experience and highlight it in your thoughts and words.’ – Johnny Iuzzini

‘Celebrate yourself… and stay positive!’ – Khoudia Diop

‘The science of psychology has been far more successful on the negative than on the positive side… It has revealed to us much about man’s shortcomings, his illnesses, his sins, but little about his potentialities, his virtues, his achievable aspirations, or his psychological health.’ – Abraham Maslow

‘Men are liars. We’ll lie about lying if we have to. I’m an algebra liar. I figure two good lies make a positive.’ – Tim Allen

‘I’m not sure what the future holds but I do know that I’m going to be positive and not wake up feeling desperate. As my dad said ‘Nic, it is what it is, it’s not what it should have been, not what it could have been, it is what it is.” – Nicole Kidman

‘Why be negative when you can enjoy life and be positive? That’s something I learned over the years.’ – Virgil van Dijk

‘My circle’s small. I’m around positive people.’ – Boosie

‘Let’s live our life to try to be a good example and a positive influence on someone’s life.’ – Porsha Williams

‘Positive culture comes from being mindful, and respecting your coworkers, and being empathetic.’ – Biz Stone

‘Focus on the positives and be grateful.’ – Katrina Bowden

‘I truly believe the intention of creating positive change is so important to the collective consciousness. When you have a group of people that have the intention and the capacity, talent, and intelligence to actualize those intentions, then you have something really powerful.’ – Jimmy Chin

‘Stress is a downward spiral, and you can only overcome it with a positive perspective.’ – Jen Lilley

‘Stop saying these negative things about yourself. Look in the mirror and find something about yourself that’s positive and celebrate that!’ – Tyra Banks

‘Doing Good is a simple and universal vision. A vision to which each and every one of us can connect and contribute to its realisation. A vision based on the belief that by doing good deeds, positive thinking and affirmative choice of words, feelings and actions, we can enhance goodness in the world.’ – Shari Arison

‘When you think positive, good things happen.’ – Matt Kemp

‘Based means being yourself. Not being scared of what people think about you. Not being afraid to do what you wanna do. Being positive.’ – Lil B

‘On the field, aggression can sometimes be a positive emotion. It boosts performance and can lift your game. But over the years, I have learnt that restrained aggression is a better animal. That way, you will conserve your energy and won’t spend yourself quickly.’ – Virat Kohli

‘I have never, ever focused on the negative of things. I always look at the positive.’ – Sonia Sotomayor

‘We succeed in enterprises which demand the positive qualities we possess, but we excel in those which can also make use of our defects.’ – Alexis de Tocqueville

‘I don’t think of myself as a role model. I do try to live in a compassionate, considerate and positive way. The only advice I can offer is to find what you love to do, find the joy in it, and express yourself through your passion.’ – Barry Williams

‘My house is a very calm and beautiful place and is full of positive energy.’ – Chris de Burgh

‘We have a duty to show up in the world with meaning and purpose and commitment to doing good. And to use any privilege that we have to make positive change and to disrupt oppressive systems.’ – Meena Harris

‘We can bring positive energy into our daily lives by smiling more, talking to strangers in line, replacing handshakes with hugs, and calling our friends just to tell them we love them.’ – Brandon Jenner

‘Sometimes negative news does come out, but it is often exaggerated and manipulated to spread scandal. Journalists sometimes risk becoming ill from coprophilia and thus fomenting coprophagia: which is a sin that taints all men and women, that is, the tendency to focus on the negative rather than the positive aspects.’ – Pope Francis

‘We are all products of our experiences, good and bad. Sometimes you learn as much from the negative experiences as you do from the positive.’ – Brad Garlinghouse

‘What you feel inside reflects on your face. So be happy and positive all the time.’ – Sridevi

‘Commitment, belief and positive attitude are all important if you’re going to be a success, whether you’re in sports, in business or, as in my case, anthropology.’ – Donald Johanson

‘The Universal Zulu Nation stands to acknowledge wisdom, understanding, freedom, justice, and equality, peace, unity, love, and having fun, work, overcoming the negative through the positive, science, mathematics, faith, facts, and the wonders of God, whether we call him Allah, Jehovah, Yahweh, or Jah.’ – Afrika Bambaataa

‘Everything has positive and negative consequences.’ – Farrah Fawcett

‘I have learned that champions aren’t just born; champions can be made when they embrace and commit to life-changing positive habits.’ – Lewis Howes

‘My size is a huge part of me. You just have to appreciate those kinds of things. So I wasn’t born with long legs – who cares. You just have to embrace it. Being body positive is really important to your overall happiness.’ – Sabrina Carpenter

‘It’s amazing. Life changes very quickly, in a very positive way, if you let it.’ – Lindsey Vonn

‘If you have a positive frame of mind, you can manifest positive things in your life.’ – Alesha Dixon

‘There are positive things that come of social media as well as negative.’ – Millie Bobby Brown

‘There must be a positive and negative in everything in the universe in order to complete a circuit or circle, without which there would be no activity, no motion.’ – John McDonald

‘Research shows that when women are empowered as political leaders, countries often experience higher standards of living with positive developments in education, infrastructure, and health care.’ – Miriam Defensor-Santiago

‘The more you are positive and say, ‘I want to have a good life,’ the more you build that reality for yourself by creating the life that you want.’ – Chris Pine

‘I really believe in the ‘Glow’ and live my life that way. It’s about being positive inside and out and being the best version of yourself possible.’ – Naomi

‘I grew up in Hockley, Birmingham. It was an environment I’ll never forget in terms of playing football on local pitches, kicking a ball around in the front garden and all over the house. It was a positive place to live, and somewhere, that gave me the right grounding for where I am today.’ – Daniel Sturridge

‘Ambition has become a dirty word, and I believe it is a great evolutionary force for the positive. If people fail or go astray in their ambition I can live with it but not with people lowering their expectations, wasting time, slacking off and glorifying failure and stupidity.’ – Robert Greene

‘To be positive is to be mistaken at the top of one’s voice.’ – Ambrose Bierce

‘Always go into meetings or negotiations with a positive attitude. Tell yourself you’re going to make this the best deal for all parties.’ – Natalie Massenet

‘A people without a positive history is like a vehicle without an engine.’ – Steven Biko

‘I was always really harsh on myself, and I think that’s probably why people had to try to keep me positive.’ – Jude Bellingham

‘I’m a pretty positive person, so a bad mood is quite a big deal.’ – Karla Crome

‘The power of positive thinking can change your life.’ – Devin McCourty

‘It takes hard work, dedication, discipline and a positive attitude to get to the top – in business or in sports.’ – George Blanda

‘You can’t dwell on disappointment. You’ve got to take the positives and keep looking ahead.’ – AJ Tracey

‘In order to design a future of positive change, we must first become expert at changing our minds.’ – Jacque Fresco

‘Actually creating a positive school climate, particularly in schools that are in communities that are themselves not calm and orderly, is hard work.’ – James Forman, Jr.

‘Instead of drifting along like a leaf in a river, understand who you are and how you come across to people and what kind of an impact you have on the people around you and the community around you and the world, so that when you go out, you can feel you have made a positive difference.’ – Jane Fonda

‘We are constituted so that simple acts of kindness, such as giving to charity or expressing gratitude, have a positive effect on our long-term moods. The key to the happy life, it seems, is the good life: a life with sustained relationships, challenging work, and connections to community.’ – Paul Bloom

‘Confidence isn’t optimism or pessimism, and it’s not a character attribute. It’s the expectation of a positive outcome.’ – Rosabeth Moss Kanter

‘I had a rough childhood coming up, and I just took all that negative energy and made it very positive for myself to drive me. I’m a very driven person. I have passion that almost scares people, just to be successful and make it no matter what.’ – David Goggins

‘Being positive is like going up a mountain. Being negative is like sliding down a hill. A lot of times, people want to take the easy way out, because it’s basically what they’ve understood throughout their lives.’ – Chuck D

‘Art is not a study of positive reality, it is the seeking for ideal truth.’ – John Ruskin

‘To have someone to relate to and hopefully enjoy the music and get a positive message out of it, to make the best music that we possibly could, those were the goals.’ – Janet Jackson

‘Many big and small things happen in our lives, almost on daily basis, and I hope that everyone would not lose the trust that they have in themselves, and never lose positive attitude.’ – Gong Hyo-jin

‘Whatever you wanna be, just, at the end of the day, if you’re being a good person, which is not hard to be, and you’re putting positive energy into the world, and you’re appreciative and loving to the people around you that care about you and everybody in general, then it’ll work out.’ – Gnash

‘Reggae has a philosophy, you know? It’s not just entertainment. There’s an idea behind it, a way of life behind the music, which is a positive way of life, which is a progressive way of life for better people.’ – Ziggy Marley

‘People always accuse me of being motivational in a way, like it was a bad thing, but that’s just how I was raised. My mom raised me in a positive environment, with lots of love in my heart, and that reflects in my music.’ – Lenny Kravitz

‘You can make positive deposits in your own economy every day by reading and listening to powerful, positive, life-changing content and by associating with encouraging and hope-building people.’ – Zig Ziglar

‘I surround myself with good people who make me feel great and give me positive energy.’ – Ali Krieger

‘People understand my message is positive, and at the end of the day, I’m just here to make music that I enjoy and that other people enjoy. I think that’s why I have such a loyal fan base.’ – Lil Peep

‘I like to live in a world of unicorns and rainbows where I don’t pay attention to anything unless it’s positive.’ – Janet Varney

‘My mother taught me to be honest, to be selfless, and to touch people in a positive way.’ – Scott Eastwood

‘I’m a firm believer that positive thinking creates positive results.’ – Eddy Alvarez

‘The ability to remain calm and focused in stressful situations is central to making positive decisions.’ – Goldie Hawn

‘Don’t focus on negative things; focus on the positive, and you will flourish.’ – Alek Wek

‘Social media websites are no longer performing an envisaged function of creating a positive communication link among friends, family and professionals. It is a veritable battleground, where insults fly from the human quiver, damaging lives, destroying self-esteem and a person’s sense of self-worth.’ – Anthony Carmona

‘When you stand out in a small town or at work,or in your peer group, whatever it is, it feels really awful. Certainly, when you’re growing up, you want to be normal. You just want to fit in. Then you realize that maybe fitting in is, in some respects, quite ordinary. I think it’s good to put a positive spin on being slightly unique.’ – Katherine Ryan

‘I just hope I can give positive energy to the squad.’ – Vincent Janssen

‘I am suggesting that as we go through life, we ‘accentuate the positive.’ I am asking that we look a little deeper for the good, that we still our voices of insult and sarcasm, that we more generously compliment and endorse virtue and effort.’ – Gordon B. Hinckley

‘In moments of difficulty there are positives you can take and lessons you can learn.’ – Tyrone Mings

‘Either positive or negative comments are good because it shows I am still relevant.’ – Justin Guarini

‘So, you know, when I think of survival as a creative act, it’s not trying to plaster over the isolation or to, you know, rewrite your predicament into something positive with a happy ending or some kind of neat resolution. It’s writing into the unknown.’ – Suleika Jaouad

‘Whatever you do to gain success, you have to hang in there and hope good things happen. Always think positive.’ – Don Rickles

‘I begin each day with prayer and meditation. Throughout the day, I use affirmations and positive intentions to move through blocks, and each evening, I close the day with self-reflection and an inventory of my growth throughout the day.’ – Gabrielle Bernstein

‘Being famous is having the power to really implement positive change in the world, and it gives you the power to do what you want. I’m really grateful for it because I can play music and people will listen.’ – Sean Lennon

‘Love yourself. It is important to stay positive because beauty comes from the inside out.’ – Jenn Proske

‘I take my forgetfulness in a positive stride because I also forget the problems.’ – Hina Khan

‘I realized that if my thoughts immediately affect my body, I should be careful about what I think. Now if I get angry, I ask myself why I feel that way. If I can find the source of my anger, I can turn that negative energy into something positive.’ – Yoko Ono

‘Self-love, it is obvious, remains always positive and active in our natures.’ – Gordon W. Allport

‘I don’t have regrets, life is too short. You have to think about the positives and move forward.’ – Zoe Ball

‘I recognise life is like a magnet. Positive and negative are on the opposite sides of the magnet. You can try to cut the negative part off, but it’s still there. When you accept both of them, it’s like, ‘You know what? Don’t get too identified with success or too identified with failure – just be cool with them.” – Craig David

‘I think we always need to see the positive.’ – Charles Leclerc

‘I’ve noticed that throughout my experience, when you keep positive energy, positive things happen.’ – Shai Gilgeous-Alexander

‘My favorite parable for living a positive and influential life is the Golden Rule: ‘Do unto others what you would have them do unto you.” – Tony Oller

‘We all go through things in life, and it’s just how you deal with it. Try to stay positive throughout the worst.’ – Phil Heath

‘My grades put me in about 5,000th place in all of South Korea. If I kept going down that path, I would’ve become a successful man with a regular job. However, I was positive I’d be number one in the country as a rapper. So I asked my mother whether she wanted to have a son who was a first-place rapper, or a 5,000th-place student.’ – RM

‘You prevent kids from joining gangs by offering after-school programs, sports, mentoring, and positive engagement with adults. You intervene with gang members by offering alternatives and employment to help redirect their lives. You deal with areas of high gang crime activity with real community policing. We know what works.’ – Greg Boyle

‘When you assume negative intent, you’re angry. If you take away that anger and assume positive intent, you will be amazed. Your emotional quotient goes up because you are no longer almost random in your response.’ – Indra Nooyi

‘We should learn not to hold grudges and be positive all the time because life is too short and unpredictable.’ – Saba Qamar

‘The internet could be a very positive step towards education, organisation and participation in a meaningful society.’ – Noam Chomsky

‘Most of the luxuries and many of the so-called comforts of life are not only not indispensable, but positive hindrances to the elevation of mankind.’ – Henry David Thoreau

‘Positive thinking is the notion that if you think good thoughts, things will work out well. Optimism is the feeling of thinking things will be well and be hopeful.’ – Martin Seligman

‘When I was campaigning, I told the people if nothing happens under my mandate it will still be a positive thing because my mandate will be used as a rupture between the past and the future.’ – Michel Martelly

‘I have a positive mental attitude, and I think I’m divine, but I also think it takes a heck of a lot of blood, sweat and tears.’ – Steve Prefontaine

‘A lot of the problems I had with fame I was bringing on myself. A lot of self-loathing, a lot of woe-is-me. Now I’m learning to see the positive side of things, instead of, like, ‘I can’t go to Kmart. I can’t take my kids to the haunted house.” – Eminem

‘In this world, you can choose to be positive, or you can choose to be negative. You can choose to see things through a set of eyes that sees good, or you can choose to see things in life that aren’t so good.’ – Jack Harbaugh

‘It doesn’t matter what cards you’re dealt. It’s what you do with those cards. Never complain. Just keep pushing forward. Find a positive in anything and just fight for it.’ – Baker Mayfield

‘A lot of people deal with things that are bad. Once you’ve been through something, you grow from it and you take a lot in. You can always turn it into something positive.’ – Chino Moreno

‘Every minute counts. Being on time or not can mean the difference of a win or a loss and even of something positive or negative happening in life.’ – Stan Wawrinka

‘Life is short, youth is finite, and opportunities endless. Have you found the intersection of your passion and the potential for world-shaping positive impact? If you don’t have a great idea of your own, there are plenty of great teams that need you – unknown startups and established teams in giant companies alike.’ – Justin Rosenstein

‘If we give something positive to others, it will return to us. If we give negative, that negativity will be returned.’ – Allu Arjun

‘The negative is just as important as the positive.’ – Ellsworth Kelly

‘With every positive, there is a negative across the board in life. It’s about choosing to see the positive and working with the negative.’ – Kate Gosselin

‘You have to be positive and turn things in your favour.’ – Rafael Benitez

‘If you are a positive person, you can do so much more.’ – Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall

‘It’s amazing how a competitive nature can turn a negative into something positive.’ – Barry Mann

‘A lasting solution to this problem will have an exceptionally positive influence foremost on the peoples of Palestine and Israel, as well as on the region and the international community.’ – Recep Tayyip Erdogan

‘Perhaps trying to move away from my problems and focus on the positive is the best I can do.’ – Jenni Rivera

‘Suffering is the positive element in this world, indeed it is the only link between this world and the positive.’ – Franz Kafka

‘To delight in war is a merit in the soldier, a dangerous quality in the captain, and a positive crime in the statesman.’ – George Santayana

‘All of us profit from being corrected – if we’re corrected in a positive way.’ – Sam Walton

‘Only fools are positive.’ – Moe Howard

‘No matter how dysfunctional we are, we can still have a positive impact on each other’s lives.’ – Eddie Griffin

‘You just keep a positive attitude no matter what comes in your way – challenges, roadblocks – don’t let it faze you, and you can overcome anything.’ – Rose Namajunas

‘I think, to me, power really is being able to have some kind of resonance and to be able to impact other people’s lives in a positive way.’ – Nicholas Galitzine

‘Surround yourself with positive people and you’ll be a positive person.’ – Kellie Pickler

‘I try to stay positive and keep my head up right, but I really do have a lot of anxiety.’ – NLE Choppa

‘Positive energy knows no boundaries. If everyone were to spread positive energy on the Internet, the world would be a much better place.’ – Lu Wei

‘A positive atmosphere nurtures a positive attitude, which is required to take positive action.’ – Richard M. DeVos

‘The first thing successful people do is view failure as a positive signal to success.’ – Brendon Burchard

‘It’s human nature that if you get 20 positive comments and one negative one, you’re going to focus on the negative. We all do that. It can be something that drags you down. It’s easy to get bogged down with it, but I try to concentrate on the good things.’ – Bindi Irwin

‘Coy Wire played in the NFL for 9 years and is now a motivational speaker and has a book out called ‘Change Your Mind.’ He is an amazing person with such positive energy! When Kroy and I first met and started dating, there weren’t a whole lot of people that supported us, but Coy always did.’ – Kim Zolciak-Biermann

‘I hope that I can be a role model and positive influence to anyone else who is struggling with insecurities within themselves.’ – Alexa Bliss

‘I’ve never really been aware of what is said about me, whether it’s positive or negative. I ignore it. I’ve always had the mind-set: ‘No one can challenge me better than myself.” – Troy Polamalu

‘A person should have positive attitude in his life and it will thus reflect on a healthy lifestyle.’ – Mohit Raina

‘Throughout life, a positive attitude is important because without it one has a more difficult time achieving any measure of success, whether it be in school, athletics or the working world.’ – Mike Webster

‘I’d like to give out positive vibes and be surrounded by them as well.’ – Shriya Saran

‘The Games are just a nice, positive way to build friendships, camaraderie and, of course, self-esteem. Plus, the Games are a great opportunity for people to participate in sports who normally wouldn’t.’ – Greg Louganis

‘I have certain things that I stand for, certain things that I believe in, and if you don’t like it and you tell me to go to hell, I think that’s your God-given right as a fan. It’s one of those deals where I’m that one guy who is outside of that realm of good guy, bad guy. I’m just me, and it elicits a response both positive and negative.’ – John Cena

‘A lot of people talk about video games as something nerds do. But we look at it as a way to connect with people. It’s something that’s positive, that brings people together.’ – Kofi Kingston

‘The research says that being successful doesn’t automatically make you happier, but being happier – being more positive – makes you more successful.’ – Shawn Achor

‘We can all be the best versions of ourselves & lift one another by coming together and spreading positive vibes.’ – Skip Marley

‘I’ve always made that push for me to be positive and stay forward with my goals.’ – Gervonta Davis

‘If there’s something negative about you, you’ve got to bring out the positive to the front.’ – Young Dolph

‘Design our world so that we have positive social and environmental side effects.’ – Bjarke Ingels

‘People don’t believe in positive changes anymore.’ – Alexei Navalny

‘I have played on many teams throughout my career, and I know when a team has the tools, and the right positive attitude towards winning.’ – Boomer Esiason

‘It’s so essential to happiness to speak your truth out loud – because this sharing of your core pain is what creates a necessary healing shift – from negative beliefs about the world – to positive beliefs – and frees you up to be able to fully view life with meaning, purpose and connection with others.’ – Karen Salmansohn

‘Museums are managers of consciousness. They give us an interpretation of history, of how to view the world and locate ourselves in it. They are, if you want to put it in positive terms, great educational institutions. If you want to put it in negative terms, they are propaganda machines.’ – Hans Haacke

‘If someone says something hurtful to you or makes you feel down on yourself, then you just gotta stay positive and keep moving forward because they might not know much about you, or they may not understand the situation.’ – Jazz Jennings

‘I think it takes a strong man to be in a relationship with a strong woman. A lot of people hear the word ‘diva’ and think of it as a negative. I see it as a positive. I want somebody who knows what they want out of life and isn’t afraid to show it.’ – Nick Cannon

‘Choosing to be positive and having a grateful attitude is going to determine how you’re going to live your life.’ – Joel Osteen

‘Things don’t always go your way in football: there are always good and bad times. At the end of the day, you have to have a positive attitude and a strong mentality and not let any setbacks get you down. And that’s what I’ve done – I’ve tried to keep my composure, even when things aren’t going the way I’d like.’ – Giovani Dos Santos

‘Much of a leader’s responsibility in creating a positive, high-performance culture is setting the right tone and acting on it consistently. That day-to-day execution – the tenor and tone – really makes the difference. One deviation – one exasperating meeting – and the CEO legitimizes bad behavior.’ – Ron Williams

‘Intelligence is the source of technology. If we can use technology to improve intelligence, that closes the loop and potentially creates a positive feedback cycle.’ – Eliezer Yudkowsky

‘Better to be called something positive and inspirational than something negative.’ – Donnie Yen

‘Failure is enriching. It’s also important to accept that you’ll make mistakes – it’s how you build your expertise. The trick is to learn a positive lesson from all of life’s negative moments.’ – Alain Ducasse

‘Strangely, nothing makes me feel tired, fatigued, at all. I’ve gone days and nights without sleep, and still the mind is in such a positive space it just doesn’t make you feel fatigued.’ – Aishwarya Rai Bachchan

‘When I published my first novel, ‘Slammed,’ I included lyrics at the beginning of each chapter from one of my favorite bands, The Avett Brothers. The overwhelmingly positive response from readers to those lyrics really surprised me.’ – Colleen Hoover

‘I’ve been on both sides: the victim and the villain. I was the victimised model, and everything from my weight to my fertility was held up for discussion. And then I was the person that could garner some kind of positive outcome, by taking on the role of vice chairman of the British Fashion Council and becoming an activist of body image.’ – Erin O’Connor

‘I’m able to do motivational speaking all over the world and do so many positive things with my life because of my journey and the battles I’ve fought. Without cancer, I would have never had some of these opportunities, and I wouldn’t be the man I am today.’ – Daniel Jacobs

‘What kind of influence did my parents have on my life? Well, they had the most influence. These are the people who are closest to me. My parents are very positive people. They’ve been supportive. They’re always there.’ – Derek Jeter

‘I’m not drawn to actresses, but I have no rules about that. I just want to be around positive people. The toughest thing will be to find a girl who will be prepared to live in the middle of nowhere in the middle of the country. I don’t think L.A.’s the place to find one.’ – Travis Fimmel

‘Social media is all about presenting the happiest, most positive version of yourself to the world. I’m here to say that we all have bad days and that it’s easy to feel isolated – but the truth is that beneath the sassy facade all girls suffer from the same insecurities.’ – Carrie Hope Fletcher

‘For me, I just want to be a role model, put a positive impact on the kids that are watching the sport, that want to be a part of the sport, and leave a good everlasting impact on the sport, continue my legacy down the road.’ – Bubba Wallace

‘I am quite a positive person. I always try to see the good in every situation, the good in everybody.’ – Glenn McGrath

‘That first snowdrop, the flowering of the rose you pruned, a lettuce you grew from seed, the robin singing just for you. These are smallthings but all positive, all healing in a way that medicine tries to mimic.’ – Monty Don

‘Ronaldo is the best of the best, I mean not only as a football player but also as a human being. You can see how he developed and how devoted he is to really staying on top every year to excel. I think that is something unbelievable, and I said it before and will say it again: he is an athlete, and an athlete is a positive thing.’ – Edgar Davids

”Carpe Diem’ is a phrase that I try to embrace. It means seize the day, to make the most of the present and to give little thought to the past or future. In the time that I have here, I want to love and live life to the fullest while being a positive influence on others. And I want a full life for everyone.’ – Matt Czuchry

‘Some people can be president, some people can speak, some people, you know, anything that’s positive, man – a dentist, a doctor. Just hang in there and never give up, and find out what is your talent. First you got to find your talent and just stick with your talent, and I guarantee you’ll get there, man.’ – Juicy J

‘A good part of my leadership skills is crafted from learning from experiences early in my career that were not positive experiences.’ – John Lasseter

‘I had to develop the mentality and stay positive about making my comeback.’ – Alonzo Mourning

‘I have a very positive attitude in life. My insecurity, fear and need to know about tomorrow has fortunately eased. What is going to happen will happen anyway. So why break my head over it?’ – Katrina Kaif

‘To gain strength in our struggles, we must have a positive perspective of the principles in the plan of salvation. We must realize that we have a personal Savior whom we can trust and turn to in our times of need.’ – L. Lionel Kendrick

‘The worst times can be the best if you think with positive energy.’ – Domenico Dolce

‘Everybody needs that one person that takes you to the right place to see all the positives in your life.’ – Christina Aguilera

‘Adopting a really positive attitude can work wonders to adding years to your life, a spring to your step, a sparkle to your eye, and all of that.’ – Christie Brinkley

‘When you’re put in a position to really affect young people who are going to run the world one day, if you’re able to be in their life at a young age and make a positive impact, I think that’s a beautiful thing.’ – Zendaya

‘I just feel to be confident in yourself is to surround yourself with positive people, people that uplift you and are only here for what you do and love what you do.’ – Skai Jackson

‘I’m a really, really optimistic and really, really positive person. My main thing is, ‘Enjoy life. Celebrate life.” – Luke Bryan

‘For me to go to America – which I find such a positive place – well, I took to it like a duck to water.’ – Victoria Beckham

‘When people hear the phrase ‘risk-taker’, two images come to mind. One is the negative idea of someone who’s reckless and unpredictable, sometimes succeeding and at other times crashing out. The other is a more positive view of a fearless innovator who takes risks when others nervously stand back.’ – Norman Swan

‘At any rate, I can only see such a success having positive effects for everyone, particularly as our anticipation of the World cup would only increase further.’ – Franz Beckenbauer

‘Go see ‘Hidden Figures,’ and take a young person! It will give a more positive outlook on what is possible if you work hard, do your best, and are prepared.’ – Katherine Johnson

‘I do a good job of staying positive and just moving on.’ – Katie Taylor

‘You will always have ups and downs in your life and your career, but just stay positive and go for it.’ – Angelique Kerber

‘People often confuse a growth mindset with being flexible or open-minded or with having a positive outlook – qualities they believe they’ve simply always had. My colleagues and I call this a false growth mindset.’ – Carol S. Dweck

‘Negative attitude is nine times more powerful than positive attitude.’ – Bikram Choudhury

‘I love writing songs. I love doing my radio show and talking to the fans and listening to what they have to say, but there’s a certain responsibility that comes along with being given the gift of music. I take that seriously, but at the same time I try to use it to do something that makes a difference in a positive way.’ – Randy Owen

‘Embracing the freedom of Brexit gives us the choice of what sort of country we want to become and means we can look forward to a more positive tomorrow.’ – Priti Patel

‘I’m always trying to be in a positive mindset, no matter the situation.’ – Sean O’Malley

‘I learned one thing – never hate a positive option.’ – Kevin Garnett

‘I surround myself with positive, happy people. And I always try to balance things that I have to do with things that I want to do.’ – Nina Agdal

‘I’ve specifically decided to say no to projects that weren’t advancing Latinos, that weren’t showing us in a positive light, roles that were gratuitous and spreading untruths.’ – Gina Rodriguez

‘For me, life is about being positive and hopeful, choosing to be joyful, choosing to be encouraging, choosing to be empowering.’ – Billy Porter

‘I want to foster a positive relationship between police officers and the communities they protect.’ – Kenny Stills

‘In a position of utter desolation, when man cannot express himself in positive action, when his only achievement may consist in enduring his sufferings in the right way – an honorable way – in such a position man can, through loving contemplation of the image he carries of his beloved, achieve fulfillment.’ – Viktor E. Frankl

‘A positive attitude is not going to save you. What it’s going to do is, everyday, between now and the day you die, whether that’s a short time from now or a long time from now, that every day, you’re going to actually live.’ – Elizabeth Edwards

‘I am a positive thinker. You have to have this positive energy to get somewhere.’ – Philip Green

‘The object of my relationship with Vietnam has been to heal the wounds that exist, particularly among our veterans, and to move forward with a positive relationship,… Apparently some in the Vietnamese government don’t want to do that and that’s their decision.’ – Ho Chi Minh

‘I’m not here to discuss the past… I’m here to be positive.’ – Mark McGwire

‘When you have a lot of communication online before you go out with someone, it builds up a false sense of who the person is. There’s a tendency to fill in the blanks with positive information.’ – Joanna Coles

‘Most of us start out with a positive attitude and a plan to do our best.’ – Marilu Henner

‘It’s not the situation, but whether we react negative or respond positive to the situation that is important.’ – Zig Ziglar

‘Each day, I come in with a positive attitude, trying to get better.’ – Stefon Diggs

‘Wrigley, beyond its status as a baseball icon, has an undeniable positive energy all its own, which penetrates all who enter its gates.’ – Gabe Kapler

‘Love is a positive, symbiotic, reciprocal flow between two or more entities.’ – Inga Muscio

‘I always believed in myself, and I knew if I worked hard, stayed positive and did what I was supposed to, that good things would happen.’ – Demetrius Andrade

‘We try to create as safe an environment as possible for our citizens and for our visitors. That’s one of the main positive features of Monaco. In an ever-changing and difficult world, it’s a tremendous asset.’ – Albert II, Prince of Monaco

‘I want to be remembered for doing something bigger than myself and making a positive impact on the world. I want to make my life worth something and to die a legend and to make my family proud.’ – Jessie Reyez

‘I do not expect the white media to create positive black male images.’ – Huey Newton

‘We expect all our businesses to have a positive impact on our top and bottom lines. Profitability is very important to us or we wouldn’t be in this business.’ – Jeff Bezos

‘Laws matter. With effective implementation and enforcement, good laws can nudge forward positive changes in social and cultural mores.’ – Arancha Gonzalez

‘Reggae is a very positive genre, it is surrounded by positive words, lyrics, people and it is known for that.’ – Koffee

‘I’m a motivational speaker, so I’m going to look at something in as much of a positive way as possible.’ – Harris Faulkner

‘Where educators are raising and combining their voices, the seeds of positive change have emerged. Collective voice, exercised through the union, is power – the power to drive real change for our kids, families and communities.’ – Randi Weingarten

‘I think you have to always stay focused and positive. If your positive energy dies out, like it happened to me for some time, then you can’t do anything.’ – Bobby Deol

‘I had many teachers that were great, positive role models and taught me to be a good person and stand up and be a good man. A lot of the principals they taught me still affect how I act sometimes and it’s 30 years later.’ – Kevin James

‘I realize myself that hate wastes a lot of time and energy and I would rather re-direct any energy that I have to good and positive use.’ – Julian Cope

‘I’ve always been able to transform happiness and pain and sorrow and tears into positive energy.’ – Thalia

‘One of the positives of getting older is that you forget your age. Then you find out that you’re younger than you thought you were.’ – Michael McIntyre

‘If you can work a brand successfully into the narrative of your product, then it’s really cool. Then people actually take the brand up and say, ‘My positive experience in your product is directly connected and influenced by this brand and that worked great.” – Max Levchin

‘If you show emotion in competition, temporarily, you’ll be ineffective. If you’re disciplined enough, you don’t get down when you’re behind, and you have a chance to create something positive.’ – Tom Landry

‘I don’t want to be linked to anything negative. I don’t want negative energy. I want everything positive around me.’ – Kendra Wilkinson

‘As an African-American male born with a couple of strikes against you because of your skin color, I think it’s very, very important to have some positive role models around, especially male influences.’ – Omari Hardwick

‘It’s in the nature of Italians to live life with a positive tone and to celebrate the invitations that come along in life. Italian food is so conducive to all of that.’ – Lidia Bastianich

‘All this stuff doesn’t happen to you for your own sake. It doesn’t happen to you so you can fill your shelves with trophies or line your pockets with cash; it happens so you can have a positive influence and encourage other people.’ – David Robinson

‘I have long recognized a link between fitness and mental health and I think we need to encourage young people to take part in sports and team activities because we know it has such positive results.’ – Tipper Gore

‘I’d like to feel that an advertiser gets something extra when they advertise with us – a certain humanity that comes from upbeat and positive human interest letters and success stories.’ – Casey Kasem

‘We must not constantly talk about tackling obesity and warning people about the negative consequences of obesity. Instead we must be positive – positive about the fun and benefits to be had from healthy living, trying to get rid of people’s excuses for being obese by tackling the issue in a positive way.’ – Andrew Lansley

‘No, I was never one of those positive people who believes he can have whatever he sets his sights on. I just kept working at it.’ – George Miller

‘When the mind is empty, silent, when it is in a state of complete negation – which is not blankness, nor the opposite of being positive, but a totally different state in which all thought has ceased – only then is it possible for that which is unnameable to come into being.’ – Jiddu Krishnamurti

‘Positive social emotions like compassion and empathy are generally good for us, and we want to encourage them. But do we know how to most reliably raise children to care about the suffering of other people? I’m not sure we do.’ – Sam Harris

‘I actually think that the economy has got some positives. It’s got the market. It’s got consumer confidence and it’s got banks throwing – I mean central bankers throwing money at it around the world.’ – Jack Welch

‘To me success means effectiveness in the world, that I am able to carry my ideas and values into the world – that I am able to change it in positive ways.’ – Maxine Hong Kingston

‘Whenever the country has faced a crisis, the TDP has played a positive and constructive role.’ – N. Chandrababu Naidu

‘I try to be energetic, upbeat and positive.’ – Ronald Acuna Jr.

‘If I can be some kind of vessel to show people that, no matter the hard time you experienced, you can still succeed, I want to put out that positive energy to never quit and never give up.’ – Brian Banks

‘Dedicating some time to meditation is a meaningful expression of caring for yourself that can help you move through the mire of feeling unworthy of recovery. As your mind grows quieter and more spacious, you can begin to see self-defeating thought patterns for what they are, and open up to other, more positive options.’ – Sharon Salzberg

‘To emphasize only the beautiful seems to me to be like a mathematical system that only concerns itself with positive numbers.’ – Paul Klee

‘I will always find a way to find a positive from things.’ – Daniel Ricciardo

‘One thing that hasn’t changed, though, is that we still have to hear the new ad 2 or 3 times before it begins to affect us, even when we’re already familiar with the advertiser in question and have a positive opinion of them.’ – Roy H. Williams

‘A positive attitude is a choice, like walking to the other side of a street to avoid trouble or making a 180-degree turn when you feel you’re heading in the wrong direction.’ – Richard M. DeVos

‘I talk about my faith. I talk about positive things that I’ve dealt with that have taught me things, and I talk about negative things that I’m dealing with.’ – NF

‘Very gifted people, they win and they win, and they are told that they win because they are a winner. That seems like a positive thing to tell children, but ultimately, what that means is when they lose, it must make them a loser.’ – Joshua Waitzkin

‘There’s a really positive side of being an introvert – you really pick up on things a lot more than your extroverted counterparts.’ – Jessica Williams

‘By forgiving, we are training ourselves to be strong, confident, joyful, peaceful, happy, and loving. These positive attributes end up affecting every part of our lives.’ – Paul J. Meyer

‘It’s like a cosmic joke that people dream to perform in front of a huge crowd. But it is a welcomed challenge. I hope I always have that positive apprehension.’ – Julien Baker

‘Explosion of positive rights started in 1932 with the election of Roosevelt.’ – P. J. O’Rourke

‘If things aren’t going so well, I try to stay positive and not give in to negative thoughts.’ – Rosanna Arquette

‘Winning is fun, but those moments that you can touch someone’s life in a very positive way are better.’ – Tim Howard

‘Instead of yelling and spanking, which don’t work anyway, I believe in finding creative ways to keep their attention – turning things into a game, for instance. And, when they do something good, positive reinforcement and praise.’ – Patricia Richardson

‘I think I’m versatile. I take good critique, I have a positive attitude, and I am I’m not delusional.’ – Adore Delano

‘I have a policy before I get out of bed, I convince myself that I’m going to have a positive mental attitude all day, and I never capitulate on that rule.’ – Bob Backlund

‘Positive thinking is a valuable tool that can help you overcome obstacles, deal with pain, and reach new goals.’ – Amy Morin

‘Those churches have closed down or have been merged with a church that has a more positive vision.’ – Bill Hybels

‘I never think of yesterday. Can’t do anything about it. I’m a positive guy. When you really deep down look at it, we go to bed every night, get up every morning, stay here for 70 or 80 years, and then we die.’ – Lee Trevino

‘The upside to anger? Getting it out of your system. You got to express your anger. Then you have room for more positive things. If I hold something in a long time, and then I speak it, it’s amazing how the light shines so much brighter.’ – Reba McEntire

‘I just believe in the goodwill of people, the power of people to do something positive.’ – Eddie Izzard

‘The greatest gift of all time is that you can make creation infectious because people spend less time being negative… If you log all the time with negativity in the while world, I wonder how much better the world would be if people sat down and did something positive. It spirals.’ – Skrillex

‘My mother was in the Army Reserve for six years. She taught me the importance of following rules, finishing what I start, never giving up, leadership skills, teamwork, staying positive, motivated and how to pack the military way when I’m traveling!’ – Laurie Hernandez

‘America, you’re sending girls a mixed message. On one hand, you’re saying to have positive body image and love who we are; on the other, we’re being marketed makeup and clothing that obviously turns us into someone different.’ – Adora Svitak

‘Anything negative that happens to you in life can be turned into a positive as far as acting is concerned. You can draw on your experiences – it’s far better than any research.’ – Kierston Wareing

‘My philosophy is, I can’t make every product that can possibly use a high-performance CPU and graphics. Why shouldn’t I enable others, in a positive fashion, to leverage AMD IP in more places?’ – Lisa Su

‘I have to take the positives from 2012 and the negatives as well because you learn more than you do from the positives. It has been a great season last year, a lot of learning, and now it’s another approach. The way I will approach this year is totally different, so we are ready to fight for it.’ – Sergio Perez

‘As an Asian-American actor, I believe it is important to never settle for the status quo. I feel a responsibility to do everything in my power to create positive perceptions of Asian Americans through my work.’ – Ian Anthony Dale

‘If you so choose, even the unexpected setbacks can bring new and positive possibilities. If you so choose, you can find value and fulfillment in every circumstance.’ – Ralph Marston

‘You don’t want to love – your eternal and abnormal craving is to be loved. You aren’t positive, you’re negative. You absorb, absorb, as if you must fill yourself up with love, because you’ve got a shortage somewhere.’ – D. H. Lawrence

‘It is nice to hear some positive words from the manager.’ – Chris Smalling

‘I only think that awards are important to everybody and if not that, a nomination serves as a recognition and a positive drive to do better work.’ – Amaal Mallik

‘In a spiritual sense, a positive attitude may help you get through chemotherapy and surgery and radiation and what have you. But a positive mental attitude does not cure cancer – any more than a negative mental attitude causes cancer.’ – Siddhartha Mukherjee

‘I think honest communication, no matter where it comes from, is positive for a relationship.’ – Ron White

‘Exceptional businesses sustain bottom-line results, which they invest to create meaningful, positive impact for their stakeholders.’ – Punit Renjen

‘The thing that lies at the foundation of positive change, the way I see it, is service to a fellow human being.’ – Lech Walesa

‘When families are strong and stable, so are children – showing higher levels of wellbeing and more positive outcomes. But when things go wrong – either through family breakdown or a damaged parental relationship – the impact on a child’s later life can be devastating.’ – Iain Duncan Smith

‘Positive thinking will let you use the ability which you have, and that is awesome.’ – Zig Ziglar

‘Liberals will continue to put forward positive solutions that will help our economy grow and give all Canadians a real and fair chance at success.’ – Justin Trudeau

‘Always stay positive and keep positive people around you.’ – Jeff Green

‘I’ve been completely surprised at the outpouring of just incredible amounts of positive feedback and love from people all day long.’ – Chris March

‘As far as being a drummer, to me it’s a positive that he’s my father. To be mentioned alongside him… I mean, you Google his name and mine comes up, too – wow! Not too shabby.’ – Jason Bonham

‘In my books and in romance as a genre, there is a positive, uplifting feeling that leaves the reader with a sense of encouragement and hope for a brighter future – or a brighter present.’ – Debbie Macomber

‘One positive command he gave us: You shall love and honor your emperor. In every congregation a prayer must be said for the czar’s health, or the chief of police would close the synagogue.’ – Mary Antin

‘The positive testimony of history is that the State invariably had its origin in conquest and confiscation. No primitive State known to history originated in any other manner.’ – Albert J. Nock

‘When you see people getting involved in Comic Relief, especially in tough times or times of recession, that’s very positive.’ – Aisling Bea

‘I think you can be depressed and flourish, I think you can have cancer and flourish, I think you can be divorced and flourish. When we believed that happiness was only smiling and good mood, that wasn’t very good for people like me, people in the lower half of positive affectivity.’ – Martin Seligman

‘Strong women, when respected, make the whole society stronger. One must be careful with such rapid changes, though, and make an effort to preserve, at the same time, the positive traditions of Indian culture.’ – Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni

‘I am delighted with the strong vote I have received. My message of positive leadership, patriotism and commitment clearly was resonating with tens of thousands of ordinary Irish people.’ – Michael D. Higgins

”Utopia’ is a positive and constructive program that gives people the opportunity, if you can start all over again, start from scratch and create laws and make decisions, will you be able to build a society that is better than the one we have; will it be chaos or happiness.’ – John de Mol, Jr.

”Sukhi Mansacha Sadara’ is a very simple, clean series and we all will experience the positive energy created by this simple subject.’ – Rohini Hattangadi

‘Many people say that my positive energy lights up the room, but I think it’s the people around me who give me strength.’ – Lee Hye-ri

‘In your 40s, you shed those who bring you down and surround yourself with the most positive people you know.’ – Jami Attenberg

‘The fame is the downside. I can’t think of many positive things about it – except that when I go to parties, I don’t have to stand there like a lemon.’ – Michael Buble

‘Waking up sober is a good day. I love being able to wake up and do positive things, to go to the gym.’ – Rodney King

‘People don’t really understand, but having people stare, and point, and take pictures, even if it is in a positive framework, is quite isolating; there’s no two ways about it. You feel a little bit, you know, freakish.’ – Emma Watson

‘I try to be positive. I speak to my players about how we have to play, respect the rules. What I have done is always be positive.’ – Pep Guardiola

‘You question yourself all the time as a footballer. You have to focus on the positives.’ – Eden Hazard

‘Reality is not always dark or positive. It is somewhere in-between.’ – Antara Mali

‘There will be byes, there will be catches that will go down, but what is important is what you do when the next chance arrives. Because there will always be a next catch. If you are not positive, if you are not in a good frame of mind, you can drop that next one, too.’ – Rishabh Pant

‘The simple act of paying positive attention to people has a great deal to do with productivity.’ – Tom Peters

‘I found that being with happy positive people annoys me.’ – Karl Pilkington

‘For my family, belief in God and in the resurrection of Jesus Christ brings such hope and promise to our lives. It strengthens our family and our marriage as we focus on Christ as our example of pure love, compassion and tolerance towards others. This positive message is one that helps us become better people each day.’ – Mercedes Schlapp

‘I think I’m working on being a lot more positive in my everyday life because I realize comments and things can hurt.’ – Charli D’Amelio

‘Positive and engaged brains are a company’s greatest assets. More than time and even more than productivity, people must be happy.’ – Shawn Achor

‘You want to try to play the game in a really good positive way, not just on the field but off the field as well in being a positive person and getting good vibes out to the community.’ – Israel Folau

‘I’m inspired to post a lot of positive messages on my social media because, growing up, I felt as though I needed somebody that looked like me in the limelight or in entertainment to promote being different and promote accepting your differences.’ – Nia Jax

‘I try to make the good days great and take something positive from the days I’m not feeling good – work on technique or something like that.’ – Katie Ledecky

‘I like to keep my world positive. There’s enough negativity kicking around.’ – Jim Root

‘As we think of power in the 21st century, we want to get away from the idea that power’s always zero sum – my gain is your loss and vice versa. Power can also be positive sum, where your gain can be my gain.’ – Joseph Nye

‘I think that politics could be a positive thing. My beef is that people focus on the personal aspect of a politician too much. They should focus on the results.’ – LL Cool J

‘I came from a happy family with loving parents, so my associations with marriage and children were all happy, positive things that brought me comfort as a child, which I wanted in my life.’ – David Furnish

‘What I strive for is that everywhere I go, I leave a positive impact.’ – Clarence Seedorf

‘Is detachment the answer to freedom? No, because detachment is negative – it is to be without. The answer must be positive – I must replace what I have with something better.’ – Mother Angelica

‘If we could get your subconscious mind to agree with your conscious mind about being happy, that’s when your positive thoughts work.’ – Bruce Lipton

‘Perseverance is a positive, active characteristic.’ – Joseph B. Wirthlin

‘Exercise, prayer, and meditation are examples of calming rituals. They have been shown to induce a happier mood and provide a positive pathway through life’s daily frustrations.’ – Chuck Norris

‘I live to leave somebody with a positive experience when they’ve met me, and make someone smile for the day.’ – Dolph Ziggler

‘Negative comments in terms of body image are the hardest thing the women probably struggle with. But I think the best thing that we can do as WWE superstars is taking that negativity and using it in a positive way, because there are so many young kids on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter to not send the message of hate on to.’ – Charlotte Flair

‘People like to be around those who give off positive energy.’ – Erin Heatherton

‘Our biggest learnings come only from the biggest blows, hence, I’d request one and all to look out for the silver linings and focus on positive thoughts and ideas, because as I always say, every cloud has a silver lining, and every sunset ends with a beautiful sunrise.’ – Rituparna Sengupta

‘I used to watch a lot of motivational films and videos to remain positive.’ – S. Sreesanth

‘If you have a negative thought – ‘I can’t stand my boss’ – it perpetuates a negative worldview. But if you supplant each negative thought with three positive ones, you begin to restructure your brain.’ – Goldie Hawn

‘I meditate. I breathe out what I can’t control and focus on the positives.’ – Deepika Padukone

‘I always say just stay positive. If you ever get down on yourself, try to find something that takes away that negative. Always find that positive area.’ – Kane Brown

‘I think we all suffer from guilt at some point in our lives, but for the most part I never really regret, and I try to always remain positive. Yes, I think that those issues are very interesting to play in a character, and they’re prominent issues in life, and I think people can relate to them.’ – Channing Tatum

‘There are very few things that I love more than being on stage and performing, but more than anything, I want to be a positive role model for teenage girls.’ – Lindsey Stirling

‘Question: Why are we Masters of our Fate, the captains of our souls? Because we have the power to control our thoughts, our attitudes. That is why many people live in the withering negative world. That is why many people live in the Positive Faith world.’ – Alfred A. Montapert

‘Properly used, positive reinforcement is extremely powerful.’ – B. F. Skinner

‘Loneliness is such an omnipotent and painful threat to many persons that they have little conception of the positive values of solitude and even, at times, are frightened at the prospect of being alone.’ – Rollo May

‘That’s what makes Linux so good: you put in something, and that effort multiplies. It’s a positive feedback cycle.’ – Linus Torvalds

‘Strictly’ is so positive, we have so much fun doing a show like ‘Strictly,’ you don’t have to worry.’ – A. J. Pritchard

‘Just imagine, the thousands and thousands of concerts that take place every single day, all over the world. And the positive effect that they would have on the people listening. Now imagine a world without this. This void… it is unthinkable.’ – Zubin Mehta

‘If a negative atmosphere pervades where you live or work, go elsewhere. Seek out friends, business associates, and mentors with positive attitudes who share your goals and best interests.’ – Richard M. DeVos

‘It is true that you can’t prove a negative. However, the existence of God is provable in the same way a building is positive proof that there was a builder.’ – Ray Comfort

‘Those who have contributed great positive innovations to our society, from the pioneers of genetic understanding to the pioneers of the Information Age, have received a pittance compared with those responsible for the financial innovations that brought our global economy to the brink of ruin.’ – Joseph Stiglitz

‘No one has a life where everything that happened was good. I think the thing that made life good for me is that I never looked back. I’ve always been positive, no matter what happened.’ – Wilma Rudolph

‘When me and my author friends who write about other difficult subject matter… when you hear from teens daily saying, ‘Your book helped me or made me understand a friend better, what somebody else is going through,’ you see the positive things.’ – Jay Asher

‘Sometimes in order for change to be made in a positive fashion, we must force ourselves to look unblinkingly at painful realities and reevaluate.’ – Jeffrey Bowyer-Chapman

‘Frustration, although quite painful at times, is a very positive and essential part of success.’ – Bo Bennett

‘To me, the #1 key to success is ‘creating lasting positive change in yourself and others.’ That is what is most rare, most difficult, and most valuable about leading people.’ – Marshall Goldsmith

‘The biggest thing I learned from being in the special forces is the decision-making process and also the willingness not to give up. You need to have a certain mindset. I call it a positive mindset.’ – Nirmal Purja

‘I’ve been blessed to surround myself with good parents, and good people, and I think that’s the secret: Surround yourself with people that are positive influences in your life that want to help and want to care.’ – Danny Amendola

‘If there is even one woman out there who went and got checked and found that she had cancer or she was positive and she caught something in time, and if in any small way I was a part of that, it makes me very emotional.’ – Angelina Jolie

‘As a goalie, you must stay positive. And if you do make a mistake, well, those things happen when you play my position.’ – Henrik Lundqvist

‘My purpose is to write, be creative; to take my God-given talent and do something positive with it.’ – Jani Lane

‘Secretariat was just ridiculously endowed with every positive quality that a person would seek out in a non-human. He was very aware of his environment; he surveyed the terrain before he ran and would look people in the eye.’ – Diane Lane

‘I try to give positive energy in all my shows.’ – Curtis Jones

‘The reality is, it’s a hard game physically, and the older you get, the competitor in you and the player in you obviously want to keep playing and keep going, and through the rivers of the season, your family and friends are certainly taking the brunt of all the positives and negatives going on.’ – Jason Kelce

‘For to be poised against fatality, to meet adverse conditions gracefully, is more than simple endurance; it is an act of aggression, a positive triumph.’ – Thomas Mann

‘For the longest time, the Asian-American community would talk about representation, but I think it’s also about the freedom to really shape, create, and explore issues that are important to us, regardless of whether it’s positive or negative, as long as it’s three dimensional.’ – Justin Lin

‘I am usually positive and optimistic. If I get stressed or some results are not so good, I let it go by thinking, ‘Oh well, it can be better next time.’ I don’t worry a lot, and I’m not too serious about anything.’ – G-Dragon

‘Why use your natural abilities to make someone feel bad? I just want to be the guy who uses his power to be positive.’ – Kenny Omega

‘When the media defines something, you have to question: Is it the definition that you want applied to your culture? I’m trying to determine who’s leaving the legacy, and if the legacy that is being left is a positive one.’ – Tim Reid

‘You need the trash talk, and I’m an entertainer. I don’t care if I look positive or not.’ – Ryan Garcia

‘An investigator starts research in a new field with faith, a foggy idea, and a few wild experiments. Eventually the interplay of negative and positive results guides the work. By the time the research is completed, he or she knows how it should have been started and conducted.’ – Donald Cram

‘Your Heavenly Father will help you find the right path as you seek His guidance. Remember though, after you pray you must get off your knees and start doing something positive; head in the right direction! He will send people along the way who will assist you, but you must be doing your part as well.’ – Margaret D. Nadauld

‘Kids go to school and college and get through, but they don’t seem to really care about using their minds. School doesn’t have the kind of long term positive impact that it should.’ – Howard Gardner

‘Kant introduced the concept of the negative into philosophy. Would it not also be worthwhile to try to introduce the concept of the positive into philosophy?’ – Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel

‘I believe in collaboration, which is why I work with others to make positive contributions of consequence, and why I have made a very clear and unwavering commitment to remain absolutely apolitical.’ – Cliff Curtis

‘Send out a cheerful, positive greeting, and most of the time you will get back a cheerful, positive greeting. It’s also true that if you send out a negative greeting, you will, in most cases, get back a negative greeting.’ – Zig Ziglar

‘India has progressed to a stage where a divorcee status hardly matters. What matters is that you raise a positive, independent, well-behaved and intelligent child.’ – Karisma Kapoor

‘I’m always angry. I wake up angry. There is a lot to be angry about. Anger is a positive energy.’ – Thandie Newton

‘Those at the top would do better with a smaller share of a booming economy that elicits a positive politics than they will do with an ever-larger share of an anemic economy that fuels the politics of anger.’ – Robert Reich

‘I’m a big cockeyed optimist. I try to accentuate the positive as opposed to the negative.’ – Betty White

‘I’m an activist. I’m a proud activist. So I want to be someone who is pro-black and pro-Africa and still be somebody that has positive influence.’ – Kat Graham

‘Estimates of the ionic mobilities vary over a considerable range; but in any event, the positive ionic defect is much more mobile in the solid than in the liquid, and its mobility varies very little with the temperature.’ – Lars Onsager

‘I think that giving mindless praise is ridiculous. But I understand why parents do it. They want their kids to feel good about themselves. But parents are never going to teach their children true, positive self esteem by praising everything they do.’ – Rosalind Wiseman

‘I appreciate both good and bad – I don’t want to sit in a bubble where everyone just tells me everything positive to keep my morale high.’ – Big Narstie

‘Two things happened – One, I was already in search of a positive role for a long time when I came across ‘Shastri Sisters.’ Two, I missed being a part of Hindi television.’ – Sudha Chandran

‘I believe in human-centered AI to benefit people in positive and benevolent ways.’ – Fei-Fei Li

‘Opening up of the coal mining and mineral sector at the same time has been a very positive step towards self-reliance.’ – Anurag Thakur

‘I hope the millions of people I’ve touched have the optimism and desire to share their goals and hard work and persevere with a positive attitude.’ – Michael Jordan

‘I like being surrounded by people who have very little fear and very little respect for the past – not in a negative way, but in a positive way. They appreciate everything that’s been done, but they constantly look for how to do it better.’ – Dan Rosensweig

‘It’s always more interesting to take on someone that’s going to have hidden sides or a fatal flaw, because there’s going to be more to play with – more conflict, internally or in and around them – but it’s probably the thing of finding the positive in there.’ – Aidan Gillen

‘You have a lot of ups and downs in coaching, especially, but I can’t remember any bad times at this point. I mean, they’re all good. A lot of tears when you lose, a lot of down times, but I can’t remember any of them. They’re all positive now. Even the bad times were good.’ – Don Nelson

”Fortnite’ has, I think, the most positive gamer community that’s ever emerged from a game at this scale. I think it’s partly because of the great community and partly because of the tone set by the game.’ – Tim Sweeney

”Captain America’ was probably the most universally positive experience I’ve had in this mad business.’ – Joe Johnston

‘I’ve been blessed to be somebody that’s been climbing that success mountain top for years of hard work, you know, but now it’s all connecting. And now, the whole world is watching, you know what I’m saying, and it feels good ’cause it’s good energy. This is all positive vibes, and good vibes and good energy, so it feels incredible.’ – DJ Khaled

‘The more you drive positive change, the more enhanced your business model.’ – Anand Mahindra

‘Sometimes a good love song can change the world and create positive energy more than any political song can.’ – Serj Tankian

‘You can choose not to sit on the fence. You can choose not to criticise. You must stand as guard at the door of your own mind and choose to be positive.’ – Gail Kelly

‘Black Consciousness is an attitude of the mind and a way of life, the most positive call to emanate from the black world for a long time.’ – Steven Biko

‘That’s all I could ever hope for, to have a positive effect on women. ‘Cos women are powerful, powerful beings. But they’re also the most doubtful beings. They’ll never know – we’ll never know – how powerful we are.’ – Rihanna

‘My dad was a very quiet person, and unbelievably tough. But my grandmother gave me my first look at negative thinking to bring about positive results. When I was just a little guy, anytime I came to my grandmother and said I wish for this or that, Grandma would say, ‘If wishes were horses, beggars would ride.” – Bobby Knight

‘When it comes to developing character strength, inner security and unique personal and interpersonal talents and skills in a child, no institution can or ever will compare with, or effectively substitute for, the home’s potential for positive influence.’ – Stephen Covey

‘It’s the aspirations that capitalism is promoting as beautiful, positive attributes that are dangerous. All that is in the bedrooms of the poor and in the villages of the Third World, and it’s like a cruel carrot that’s being waved in front of people’s noses. It’s a seduction, an unattainable dream.’ – John Hillcoat

‘I’m into crystals and good energy and harnessing more. It’s just like prayer. It helps you be grateful, think about good things, and keep that positive energy around you.’ – Kali Uchis

‘Raising the minimum wage would be a positive step in reducing poverty, the humiliation of living in poverty, and dependence on public assistance.’ – Ron Crumpton

‘What’s the point of life if we can’t be positive, have fun and make the world a better place?’ – Noel Edmonds

‘Whenever I see good reviews or positive reactions, I feel more certain that Blackpink will be okay pushing forward with the things we’ve been seeking.’ – Jisoo

‘African art is functional, it serves a purpose. It’s not a dormant. It’s not a means to collect the largest cheering section. It should be healing, a source a joy. Spreading positive vibrations.’ – Mos Def

‘All my life, I have been a positive thinker… I have always been able to survive by telling myself that no matter how bad things are, they will one day be better. And that out of every event – no matter how tragic – one can always find a way to survive and even, perhaps, to be a little bit happy.’ – Zsa Zsa Gabor

‘Ms. Oprah Winfrey gave me some advice to just always stay in the moment, and don’t waste energy on negative things, and put your energy into positive things in your life. I just try to remember that every day and keep on going.’ – Storm Reid

‘Personally, I had a close friend with cystic fibrosis. I won’t ever forget how he handled himself. In the face of extreme challenges and very harrowing circumstances, he maintained a positive outlook and was just very dignified, even in his suffering.’ – Max Carver

‘Everybody asks, ‘What does ‘Humans of New York’ mean?’ and I always say that I try to avoid putting any kind of message in the work even if it is a positive or optimistic message. The moment you do that, you’re looking for certain people and words that fit into the world view you are trying to show, and it becomes preachy.’ – Brandon Stanton

‘So many reality shows are scripted and create this fake drama, and it’s a bunch of bull. We wanted to do something real and something wholesome and something that’s focused on positive family values.’ – Bill Rancic

‘Solidarity and interdependence, a sense of worth, a pride and hope in the future: these are positive gains for those who believe in progressive politics and the beneficial role of government, rather than a detriment.’ – David Blunkett

‘The customer reaction to Dell going private has been a lot more positive than I would have ever imagined. Customers see it as – ‘You don’t have to be distracted. Now you can totally focus on your business.’ So they see it as a positive.’ – Michael Dell

‘When the audience leaves, I’d like them to feel positive when they go.’ – Juice Newton

‘The Hoff has become larger than life, so I can’t do anything small any more. If I mess up, it becomes big no matter what it is, so if I do something positive, it has to be equally big.’ – David Hasselhoff

‘Visibility is not, in itself, always a good thing, but when it is in the hands of those who need positive visibility, it can be.’ – Hari Nef

‘When you give as a family, not only are you sharing the happiness that giving brings you by watching it translate into positive change, but you are also transmitting your giving values to your children by engaging them in the giving process itself.’ – Laura Arrillaga-Andreessen

‘The positive and negative poles of a battery create an electrical flow. The masculine and feminine poles between people create a flow of sexual energy in motion.’ – David Deida

‘My job is to pay attention to the feel of the game and always add a positive energy to it on my team through the ups and downs of the game.’ – Iman Shumpert

‘Being sexy, to me, is possessing the full package: the brains, the drive, inner confidence, spiritual foundation, a positive attitude, proceeding through obstacles, making a positive contribution to the world, and maintaining a healthy lifestyle.’ – Mya

‘Some people hate lime-green; red has all this emotional baggage. Blue seems to be overall one of the more positive colors, and a little more serious than yellow.’ – David Carson

‘I don’t think the world focuses on the positive things enough.’ – Dwyane Wade

‘So many of our young women today, they’re growing up without a father, but they’re still thirsty for that and desiring positive male love.’ – Hill Harper

‘Mental discipline and tenacity in the face of obstacles are traits that have greatly helped me in both my personal and professional journey thus far. I am also very optimistic by nature and tend to focus on the positive and remain hopeful when faced with adversity.’ – Priyamvada Natarajan

‘To me, it doesn’t matter how good you are. Sport is all about playing and competing. Whatever you do in cricket and in sport, enjoy it, be positive and try to win.’ – Ian Botham

‘You know, the standard state for people is ‘mildly pleasant.’ Negative emotions are quite rare, and extremely positive emotions are rare. But people are mildly pleased most of the time, they’re mildly tired a lot of the time, and they wish they were somewhere else a substantial part of the time – but mostly they’re mildly pleased.’ – Daniel Kahneman

‘I’ve come to understand that there’s always something positive, even in a negative situation.’ – Leif Garrett

‘Bubbles are created when something positive is happening. People get over-enthusiastic about it and take the tide higher than it should go. The reality is bubbles are required to create an industry.’ – Naveen Tewari

‘You need to be able to manage stress because hard times will come, and a positive outlook is what gets you through.’ – Marie Osmond

‘The basis for all human relationships and where we derive our greatest strength and power, trust is single-handedly the most powerful source of positive energy and, once in place, unlocks a freedom and peace to explore.’ – Angela Ahrendts

‘I really believe in positive energy and positive thinking and dreams and all that type of stuff.’ – Michael Sorrentino

‘I try to be positive, and from ‘Individual’… which was an angry record. I got a lot of mail from people pouring out their feelings, saying that they could really relate to certain topics that I touched upon. When I read that, it lets know that there are people out there that are people out there who are going through the same things.’ – Chuck Schuldiner

‘I think the rise of China is one of the great events of all economic and human history, and I think this will be overwhelmingly a positive thing for the region and the world.’ – Paul Keating

‘All the evidence, experimental and even a little theoretical, seems to indicate that it is the energy content which is involved in gravitation, and therefore, since matter and antimatter both represent positive energies, gravitation makes no distinction.’ – Richard P. Feynman

‘I think Ray Liotta in ‘Goodfellas’ is the best ever. Given that it was two hours, it was a little bit more theatrical, and I mean that in the most positive way.’ – Boyd Holbrook

‘If a girl is smiling and is bringing positive energy and she’s happy, that’s what I notice right away – and her teeth.’ – Chandler Parsons

‘But reason always cuts a poor figure beside sentiment; the one being essentially restricted, like everything that is positive, while the other is infinite.’ – Honore de Balzac

‘Positive thinking is so firmly enshrined in our culture that knocking it is a little like attacking motherhood or apple pie.’ – Srikumar Rao

‘Positivity, that’s one of the things I try to spread throughout my company and really anyone I come in contact with. Because as you know, life’s too short. You got to keep it positive and keep it fun.’ – Jose Garces

‘STAR TREK is a show that had a vision about a future that was positive.’ – George Takei

‘I am conscious of my inability to grasp, in all its details and positive developments, any very large portion of human knowledge.’ – Mikhail Bakunin

‘Yes, I have done many roles with negative shades, such as ‘Awara Paagal Deewana’ and ‘Champion.’ But in ‘Ashoka,’ I played a positive character.’ – Rahul Dev

‘I’ve come to the conclusion that we’re all responsible for our own happiness and the happiness in your life depends on the quality of your thoughts. I’m a big believer in positive thinking.’ – Katie Piper

‘President Trump has a magnetic personality and exudes positive energy, which is infectious to those around him.’ – Hope Hicks

‘I don’t have much positive to say about motor neurone disease. But it taught me not to pity myself because others were worse off, and to get on with what I could still do.’ – Stephen Hawking

‘You don’t have to be positive all the time.’ – Amy Purdy

‘I am very optimistic, and I always think positive, but within reason and never getting too far ahead of the game.’ – Luis Fonsi

‘A positive impact stems from our admission that we were wrong or our thinking was wrong. ‘I’m wrong’ are two little words that can help improve our own positive attitude.’ – Richard M. DeVos

‘Everyone knows you can not only have positive moments, there are some negative.’ – Kai Havertz

‘Sexy in India is not considered positive. But, with today’s crop of fresh faces in the modelling arena, being sexy is an asset.’ – Aishwarya Rai Bachchan

‘It gets kinda monotonous, but that’s television. There are plus sides and down sides. The positive side is that you have steady work for nine months of the year for however many years your show is on TV,.’ – Alexis Bledel

‘I’ve received a lot of positive feedback from both the secular and Christian markets. People seem to be receiving it with open arms and hearts, and are interested in the stories I want to share about my relationship with God and my faith.’ – Brian Littrell

‘We know that the expansion of our universe is accelerating, which means a number called the cosmological constant must be positive.’ – Lee Smolin

‘Since turning professional at 18, I have travelled the world playing the game that I love and consider myself a global player. As the World No.1 right now, I wish to be a positive role model and a sportsperson that people respect, and enjoy watching.’ – Rory McIlroy

‘Muhammad Ali was hated, and then he was loved at the very end. Floyd Mayweather was hated, and a lot of people are really coming around on him. So, I’m just trying to stay positive and try not to offend too many people along the way and hope for the best end result.’ – Jon Jones

‘I am a positive person. I never think of the glass as half empty. I just keep pushing forward.’ – Rosie Perez

‘Electricity is of two kinds, positive and negative. The difference is, I presume, that one comes a little more expensive, but is more durable; the other is a cheaper thing, but the moths get into it.’ – Stephen Leacock

‘The world is a slightly better place for having improvisation in it than it was before. There’s something about it that says something positive about the human spirit, that a bunch of people can get together and by following a few simple traffic rules can create art and can entertain an audience and can thrill and exalt each other.’ – Del Close

‘Here is the difference, nationalism has a certain connotation in Europe, which is not necessarily positive, but I think in Asia, nationalism is seen very much as a sort of natural corollary to economic progress, almost like you’re independent, you progress, you are prosperous and nationalism comes with all of that.’ – Subrahmanyam Jaishankar

‘As a tennis player, you have to get used to losing every week. Unless you win the tournament, you always go home as a loser. But you have to take the positive out of a defeat and go back to work. Improve to fail better.’ – Stan Wawrinka

‘Teaching’s hard! You need different skills: positive reinforcement, keeping students from getting bored, commanding their attention in a certain way.’ – Bill Gates

‘We have a positive vision of the future founded on the belief that the gap between the promise and reality of America can one day be finally closed. We believe that.’ – Barbara Jordan

‘There is in the DNA of the Italians a bit of madness, which in the overwhelming majority of cases is positive. It is genius. It is talent. It’s the masterpieces of art. It’s the food, fashion, everything that makes Italy great in the world.’ – Matteo Renzi

‘I am positive that I would see the end of child labour around the world in my lifetime, as the poorest of the poor have realised that education is a tool that can empower them.’ – Kailash Satyarthi

‘My father said, ’10 minus one is zero.’ It means that even if you do good things 10 times, it is no use when you do some bad thing once. But it doesn’t mean that I think I have positive image, so I always need to be careful about what I’m doing. I don’t want to frame myself.’ – Park Bo-gum

‘Take your mind off the problems for a moment, and focus on the positive possibilities. Consider how very much you are able to do.’ – Ralph Marston

‘I believe all positive things and negative things are valuable because they shape you.’ – Natalie Massenet

‘P is positive emotion, E is engagement, R is relationships, M is meaning and A is accomplishment. Those are the five elements of what free people chose to do. Pretty much everything else is in service of one of or more of these goals. That’s the human dashboard.’ – Martin Seligman

‘I have to stay positive and try to find time to do what I want to do while working at the same time.’ – Lee Min-ho

‘It is good medicine to go to a concert hall and forget the harshness of what’s going on. It can be a very positive thing.’ – Itzhak Perlman

‘America’s biggest export is media and I think that’s a positive thing.’ – Aloe Blacc

‘I really feel that design has the capacity to communicate, and I really have concentrated on the communication of positive values.’ – Marcel Wanders

‘Whether it’s positive or negative press, it’s all good. I do understand the game.’ – Lisa Lopes

‘The most direct path to success is a good job, but the road to employment for those with criminal records is often riddled with barriers. Removing those barriers would allow those with records to leave the past behind, support their families, make a positive future – and improve our economy.’ – Bob Casey, Jr.

‘I have positive feelings about the old days and the way you did things, but that’s sort of like feeling nostalgic for the heyday of the Detroit auto industry. Just because it was done doesn’t mean it couldn’t be improved upon.’ – Oliver Luck

‘Bad influences and distractions were around every corner. But I also learned that my neighborhood could be a nurturing, positive place to grow up.’ – Ayanna Pressley

‘Does not the very word ‘creative’ mean to build, to initiate, to give out, to act – rather than to be acted upon, to be subjective? Living photography is positive in its approach, it sings a song of life – not death.’ – Berenice Abbott

‘I wanted to be positive. I have good sportsmanship. You leave everything on a good note, you just smile and shake hands.’ – Vernon Davis

‘You have to train your brain to be positive just like you work out your body.’ – Shawn Achor

‘Being body positive is really important to your overall happiness. It’s hard to see someone with a ‘perfect’ body and be like, ‘Why can’t I be like her?’ But that person was born to be who she is, and you’re born to be who you are.’ – Sabrina Carpenter

‘Success or failure depends more upon attitude than upon capacity successful men act as though they have accomplished or are enjoying something. Soon it becomes a reality. Act, look, feel successful, conduct yourself accordingly, and you will be amazed at the positive results.’ – William James

‘For a manager to be perceived as a positive manager, they need a four to one positive to negative contact ratio.’ – Ken Blanchard

‘Sometimes, we find ourselves as conservatives being angry when we should be joyful, finding ourselves being negative when we should be positive, because we have a positive message to send… We ought to be the most compassionate people in the world.’ – Kevin Cramer

‘Television is much better crafted today then in the 70s. The content is less positive but I’m one of those that feel our entertainment reflects our world, it’s not a driver – art imitates life.’ – Christopher Knight

‘When I designed ‘Flower’ I was thinking about making it a positive, almost like a self-healing experience. It’s like therapy.’ – Jenova Chen

‘So I had to be careful. I recognized the responsibility that, whether I liked it or not, I had to accept whatever the obligation was. That was to behave in a manner, to carry myself in such a professional way, as if there ever is a reflection, it’s a positive one.’ – Sidney Poitier

‘The one thing I’ve known and I’ve learned from the best managers, it’s to stay positive.’ – Dave Martinez

‘While you’re going through this process of trying to find the satisfaction in your work, pretend you feel satisfied. Tell yourself you had a good day. Walk through the corridors with a smile rather than a scowl. Your positive energy will radiate. If you act like you’re having fun, you’ll find you are having fun.’ – Jean Chatzky

‘All I can control is myself and just keep having a positive attitude.’ – Rose Namajunas

‘For the general public or psychos on Facebook, for everyone who’s made one negative comment about me, I’ve probably gotten 250-300 positive comments.’ – Abby Lee Miller

‘I think ‘Heroes of Cosplay’ will show a lot of the positive things, like how much effort it takes to make a costume. These people on the show aren’t taking shortcuts. As long as that effort gets through to the viewers, we will be inspirational. Then there will be people who watch the show that want to get in and hands-on make outfits.’ – Yaya Han

‘Right now people seem to be very tentative about the positive benefits of capitalism.’ – Jeb Bush

‘As we see dislocation and disruption in certain parts of the country, from rural areas to my home in the industrial Midwest, and in the economy, this leads to a kind of disorientation and loss of community and identity. That void can be filled through constructive and positive things, like community involvement or family.’ – Pete Buttigieg

‘And I’m a believer that you take a negative and turn it into a positive, and as it turned out, it was one of the best things that ever happened to me. And so I do appreciate the Ranger staff and the Ranger organization for giving me that opportunity.’ – Nolan Ryan

‘Nature isn’t positive in that way. It doesn’t aim itself at you. It’s not being unkind to you.’ – David Attenborough

‘I’m not sure how to describe my style. A lot of my work is dark and looks a bit sad, which is strange because I’m such a smiley, over-the-top positive guy who wears gold shoes most days.’ – Aaron Huey

‘You have to stay true to yourself and where you’re coming from, and sometimes people see you in a different light, but you have to take it in and try to be positive about anything.’ – McKayla Maroney

‘We’re going to be human, and we are going to make mistakes, but you really should understand the power that you have and embrace it in a positive way.’ – Drake Bell

‘I’m very protective of my energy. You have to protect your energy around outside sources because your positive energy can be canceled out by someone’s dark energy.’ – Cordae

‘My music’s doing things, out there in the world, and that’s a very positive feeling, you know? I haven’t had a job I’ve been this good at or this excited about since I was a dog groomer!’ – Aldous Harding

‘We’re not really allowed to admit that, maybe as humans, sometimes we need to revise our own histories and frame things in a more positive light than is true.’ – Lindsay Ellis

‘You should also appreciate the goodness around you, and surround yourself with positive people.’ – Nadia Comaneci

‘Nothing will be beyond our reach when we make the flames of creating positive deeds flare up across the country with the virtues of the young vanguard as the initial spark and bring into full play the mounting vigour of the millions of young people.’ – Kim Jong-un

‘I’m almost always trying to be funny, even when I’m on my own. I think it’s the desire to channel my anger and frustration into something more positive than sitting at home being unpleasant.’ – Jon Richardson

‘I am not trendy. I am not ‘in fashion.’ I am simply a positive human being who has a positive outlook on life.’ – Thierry Mugler

‘Modern Orthodoxy has a highly positive attitude toward the State of Israel. Our Ultra-Orthodox brethren recognize only the Holy Land, but not the state.’ – Norman Lamm

‘Every company has messy data, and even the best of AI companies are not fully satisfied with their data. If you have data, it is probably a good idea to get an AI team to have a look at it and give feedback. This can develop into a positive feedback loop for both the IT and AI teams in any company.’ – Andrew Ng

‘From my time at Nokia, I’ve seen the 99% positive and occasionally negative impact that communication tools can have on people.’ – Jan Chipchase

‘All one needs to do is read – books, magazines, research the Internet – and pay attention to the influencers in their lives to discover the myriad people of strong moral character who have and still are making positive, meaningful contributions and differences in our world.’ – Zig Ziglar

‘Positive energy is meant to give people confidence and hope, encourage people to love their country, society and life, as well as to pursue nice things. Everything we do is ultimately for the sake of spreading positive energy.’ – Lu Wei

‘By nature, I’m a very positive person, and because I’m happy in myself, and in my life, and I’ve got a great husband, and beautiful children, and I have a job that I love that calls for a certain amount of emotional expression, I get to realise a lot of my dreams and aspirations.’ – Kate Winslet

‘Most of the people I know who work out seriously do so because they have such an amazing outlook on life. To be who I want to be, I’m going to work out to be more positive, more active. It’s proactive.’ – John Krasinski

‘You have to use your pain as your gift. If you’re able to take something really negative and repackage it as something positive, you’ve nailed it.’ – Julia Fox

‘I feel blessed to be here representing our country and carrying out th research of scientists around the world… I hope you could feel the positive energy that beamed to the whole planet as we glided over.’ – Laurel Clark

‘We’re right to say that a culture that can’t tolerate free speech is… there are a wide range of positive human experiences that are not available in that culture. And we’re right to want those experiences.’ – Sam Harris

‘Although our inattention can contribute to our lack of total well-being, we also have the power to choose positive behaviors and responses. In that choice we change our every experience of life!’ – Greg Anderson

‘Just like it’s not healthy to think overly negative thoughts, exaggeratedly positive thoughts can be equally detrimental. If you overestimate how much of a positive impact a particular change will have on your life, you may end up feeling disappointed when reality doesn’t live up to your fantasy.’ – Amy Morin

‘I wasn’t a vegan when I came to Congress. It was a decision I made soon after I got here, and it’s had such a positive impact on my life that I decided to try to help others as well.’ – Ted Deutch

‘What I was excited about was the opportunity for punters to be part of politics. The whole idea was to allow the voices of people outside this weirdo palace of Westminster to be heard. I thought the whole social media thing might be really positive.’ – Laura Kuenssberg

‘One of the things that really drives me as an actor is to be able to to provide some kind of positive resonance with people, and every project, I hope someone takes something positive from it.’ – Nicholas Galitzine

‘Our thoughts really do create our lives. They’ve done a lot of research showing if you’re an optimistic, positive person you will be a healthier person than if you’re a sad, depressed, negative person.’ – Alana Stewart

‘I think the best advice came from Drew Barrymore, about always finding love in everything you do and keeping a positive attitude and being thankful.’ – Bella Thorne

‘I’m a very driven, ambitious, positive person. But I’m a spiritual person as well.’ – Victoria Beckham

‘Women tell me they are different since 21 May – the day I was arrested – it’s a positive change, they believe now.’ – Manal al-Sharif

‘I’m really careful about not slamming my politics home in my shows, but I don’t try to hide, either. The arts can be a great way to bring people together. I don’t preach from the stage. I try to stay positive on solutions.’ – Bonnie Raitt

‘I hear all the time from our audience about how it’s nice to see a positive African-American role model for the younger kids out there that are watching.’ – Aldis Hodge

‘My stance has always been that there’s no place in our sport for drug users. I’ve always said it’s a ban for life if you come up positive. I stand by that.’ – Maurice Greene

‘No matter who you meet in life, you take something from them, positive or negative.’ – Gary Allan

‘When I went to Test Pilot School, that’s when we came to Johnson Space Center. And I ended up seeing John Young and listening to him talk and getting a positive influence from him.’ – Sunita Williams

‘Social distance makes it all the easier to focus on small differences between groups and to put a negative spin on the ways of others and a positive spin on our own.’ – Daniel Goleman

‘I wish BTS could set up a model for k-pop with the best music and content so we have a positive impact on the U.S. music scene.’ – Jimin

‘The reason we have so much talent in Silicon Valley building and investing in for-profit technology companies is that markets richly reward successful ideas, no matter who invents them. But to remain competitive in a free market, companies must exercise discipline to meet quantitative goals and eventually become cashflow positive.’ – Joe Lonsdale

‘For me, being tall was very positive because I thought my mom was the most beautiful person ever.’ – Lisa Leslie

‘Our thoughts are mainly controlled by our subconscious, which is largely formed before the age of 6, and you cannot change the subconscious mind by just thinking about it. That’s why the power of positive thinking will not work for most people. The subconscious mind is like a tape player. Until you change the tape, it will not change.’ – Bruce Lipton

‘We had for decades, people trying to create a cultural Christianity that would appeal to nonbelievers, that was accepting of immorality, accepting of homosexuality, accepting of racial hatred. There was a kind of superficial, shallow Christianity that watered down the Gospel, didn’t talk about sin, tried to have a positive message.’ – John MacArthur

‘I’m a positive person who likes to have fun and get the best out of every day.’ – Eddie the Eagle

‘True health infuses positive energy in the mind, body and spirit; it is a main focus in my life.’ – Maximillian Degenerez

‘Good is positive. Evil is merely privative, not absolute: it is like cold, which is the privation of heat. All evil is so much death or nonentity. Benevolence is absolute and real. So much benevolence as a man hath, so much life hath he.’ – Ralph Waldo Emerson

‘The smile helps me keep a positive attitude and go on to the next play.’ – Jordan Larson

‘When I first ran, being a woman in politics was seen as both a negative and also a positive. You could attract more women voters, but on the other hand, a lot of men wouldn’t vote for you.’ – Tammy Duckworth

‘I had to come from something, come from a place that was negative and positive but the majority of it is a negative place.’ – Kendrick Lamar

‘I never want to record something that I’m not proud of just because I think it might be a big hit. There’s no positive about that because if you record a song you hate and it’s a big hit, then you’re singing a song every night that you hate. And if you record a song that you hate and it isn’t a hit, then you sold out for no reason.’ – Trisha Yearwood

‘I would like to make a building as intellectually driven as it is sculptural and as positive as it would be acceptable to hope.’ – Frank Gehry

‘If my leg falls off, I’ll get a prosthetic. There’d be no deep sadness about. I’d just get on with it! It’s called life, and I love life. You have to be positive, and you have to crack on no matter what.’ – John Lydon

‘I think fitness is important. I think a healthy lifestyle is important. I think putting positive energy out there is important and just staying connected with the people.’ – LL Cool J

‘Show people a positive path that enables them to make progress on their own terms. Give them options and alternatives that empower them.’ – Mark Goulston

‘You fight, you try your best, but if you lose, you don’t have to break five racquets and smash up the locker room. You can do those things, but when you’ve finished, nothing’s changed. You’ve still lost. If something positive came from that, I probably would do it. But I see only negativity.’ – Rafael Nadal

‘We all have fear in life. I don’t let that fear control me. I control it, manage it, use it as a positive.’ – Nirmal Purja

‘I think anytime you can affect people in general, in a positive way, then you’re a lucky individual.’ – Sam Elliott

‘Like Koeman, Klopp knows exactly how to get the best out of me – by being critical. When the media are hyping me and being very positive, he will downplay the praise and all that – often with a wink.’ – Virgil van Dijk

‘There are a lot of ways to make a positive impact on the community without necessarily being a politician.’ – Theo Epstein

‘But you cannot expect every writer to dwell on human suffering. I think my books do deal with grave issues. People who say they are too positive probably haven’t read them.’ – Alexander McCall Smith

‘I’ve noticed that my resolutions involve me not doing stuff that I wasn’t going to do anyway so here’s something more positive. I’m going to retrain as a Latin teacher in a provincial public school.’ – Arthur Smith

‘It’s easy to get negative because you get beat down. You go through a few disappointments and it’s easy to stay in that negative frame of mind. Choosing to be positive and having a grateful attitude is a whole cliche, but your attitude is going to determine how you’re going to live your life.’ – Joel Osteen

‘The exchange rate of the Rand against the dollar, pound or euro makes South Africa an attractive location. The positive side of this is it gives our artists and technicians an opportunity to work.’ – John Kani

‘My wife and I had been to the genetic counselor; my wife is not Jewish – she’s the shiksha goddess type – and was negative for everything. But I was positive. I carried the gene for three genetic disorders, which, if she had been positive for, we would have passed down to the child.’ – James Gray

‘I’ve learned that positive thinking and encouragement are essential for leadership and progress.’ – Richard M. DeVos

‘I learnt that as soon as you have a negative thought, just push it to the back of your mind. The question is, when it’s you versus 11 others; can you be positive under pressure? That’s what defines winners.’ – Andrew Strauss

‘Sexism is part of every industry and must be addressed. But I try not to focus on the negative but the positive side of what we can bring.’ – Angelina Jolie

‘Foods high in bad fats, sugar and chemicals are directly linked to many negative emotions, whereas whole, natural foods rich in nutrients – foods such as fruits, vegetables, grains and legumes – contribute to greater energy and positive emotions.’ – Marilu Henner

‘The ferment and viability in any society is directly proportionate to the number of people actively living their ideas. This is not positive thinking – it is positive action: the spirit of experiment.’ – Marilyn Ferguson

‘At the last Celebration I spoke before an auditorium full of people and I could just feel the affection and the positive feelings that they were exuding. It was actually moving. I remember thinking, ‘I’m not worthy,’ because ‘Star Wars’ is so much bigger than all of us.’ – Mark Hamill

‘I have always believed that cinema is one of the greatest instruments of positive social change. Stories can be light, engaging and poignant, but they need to say something.’ – Dia Mirza

‘I’m a positive person. Things were cancelled? So what? Wally’s going on. Why are people so negative? I’m not a quitter.’ – Wally Funk

‘Well, you know, a lot of people look at the negative things, the things that they did wrong and – which I do. But I like to stress on the things I did right, because there are certain things that I like to look at from a positive standpoint that are just positive reinforcement.’ – Tiger Woods

‘Mentality is where the success is. I will teach the kids how to think in a positive way.’ – Eliud Kipchoge

‘Honestly, I have had a very positive work environment and career at Fox News. I really like the people I work with.’ – Martha MacCallum

‘I feel that I’ve got the opportunity to set a great role model for girls to look up to a strong, active, compassionate, loving, positive woman, and I think it’s so important.’ – Gal Gadot

‘In everyday things the law of sacrifice takes the form of positive duty.’ – James Anthony Froude

‘Ultimately, to me, the computer is just a big pencil. What can we sketch using this pencil that makes a positive difference to society and advances the state of the art, hopefully in an outsized way?’ – Oren Etzioni

‘The patience that goes with the game, the little things that go along with the game, you have so much more time to think in golf than you do in football – you have to keep your thoughts positive. I’m not sure I’ve got that mastered.’ – John Elway

‘When people ask me about my story, I just go through the positive stuff: the tent-pole moments, the big landmark checkpoints.’ – Shia LaBeouf

‘I know that I came into the world with what I call ‘big dharma’ – with a blueprint to teach self-reliance and a positive loving approach to large numbers of people all over the globe. I am ever so grateful for the circumstances of my life that allowed me to be pretty much left alone and to develop as I was so intended in this incarnation.’ – Wayne Dyer

‘Positive emotion alienated from the exercise of character leads to emptiness, to inauthenticity, to depression, and, as we age, to the gnawing realization that we are fidgeting until we die.’ – Martin Seligman

‘There is no positive outlook about Shawn Kemp in Seattle. When that name is mentioned, it brings nothing but negativity.’ – Shawn Kemp

‘I think it’s good to have a positive influence on youth sometimes. That’s wavy.’ – Koffee

‘The British system had requirements, including Latin. I’m not positive you ever had to know Greek, but there are certainly kinds of curricula where you had to know Greek too. I think in Britain there was the most mindless, repetitive sort of learning.’ – William Scott

‘Even though she’s my younger sister, Becky’s definitely a role model in my life. She’s the most genuinely positive person I’ve ever met.’ – Jennifer Hyman

‘The issue is sometimes when people are themselves, like, what if you suck, you know? There’s a good chance you’re not gonna resonate and not be relatable to people. You gotta be a goodhearted, positive person. And a lot of YouTubers I’ve met anyways are.’ – Logan Paul

‘I want to help transgender individuals who might be struggling realize that they have to love themselves and stay true to who they are because if they keep moving forward, and keep a positive attitude, then things will get better.’ – Jazz Jennings

‘When you, like if you sing a song and it gets into your brain that it becomes, it repeats and repeats like an affirmation so I find that quite empowering and quite important to keep my positive attitude to life.’ – Judith Durham

‘I have always viewed the mission of Wikipedia to be much bigger than just creating a killer website. We’re doing that of course, and having a lot of fun doing it, but a big part of what motivates us is our larger mission to affect the world in a positive way.’ – Jimmy Wales

‘Don’t be afraid to take risks. Create a vision for you life. Be a leader in your own life. Give of yourself selflessly to make a positive change in another human being.’ – George Hill

‘I don’t really remember, but I’m positive that whenever I cried, my mother gave me something to eat. I’m sure that whenever I had a fight with the little girl next door, or it was raining and I couldn’t go out, or I wasn’t invited to a birthday party, my mother gave me a piece of candy to make me feel better.’ – Jean Nidetch

‘My uncle saw me fight in front of my house and one day he wanted to turn something negative into a positive, so he took me to the gym and I’ve been there ever since.’ – Gervonta Davis

‘I am convinced after more than 50 years in the field of motivation that anyone who wants to learn to look at life and/or their circumstances in a positive light can do so.’ – Zig Ziglar

‘The main point of democracy is to deliver positive results for the majority.’ – Chrystia Freeland

‘Is everything funny? For me, yes. There’s a positive to every negative. Even my divorce? For me, yes. If you go back and look at it, why it happened or how it happened, there’s something in there that’ll make you laugh.’ – Kevin Hart

‘On the surface, ‘Book of Mormon’ is extremely irreverent, but underneath, there’s a great sweetness and a very positive message.’ – Stephen Schwartz

‘I like to write sad songs. They’re much easier to write and you get a lot more emotion into them. But people don’t want to hear them as much. And radio definitely doesn’t; they want that positive, uptempo thing.’ – Alan Jackson

‘My ultimate aim is to make euthanasia a positive experience.’ – Jack Kevorkian

‘A little renovation and reinvention is a positive thing.’ – John Rzeznik

‘The image that everyone has of a chess player is not necessarily positive. I think it’s partly due to Bobby Fischer – his rise to fame and then his descent into madness. That left a lot of people with negative stereotypes, of nerds who aren’t interesting.’ – Hikaru Nakamura

‘People will try to pull you down, but you need to fight the negativity in your life. It’s always good to stay positive and think positive.’ – Vivek Oberoi

‘Engaging in social business is beneficial to a company because it leverages on business competencies to address social issues, involves one-time investment with sustainable results, and produces other positive effects such as employee motivation and improved organizational culture.’ – Muhammad Yunus

‘I had a sense when I took the job that the 1976-77 Trail Blazers could be very good. We had made a lot of positive roster changes, but it wasn’t until I had the team in training camp that I realized that this team could be special. Midway through that season, I felt we had a chance to win it all.’ – Jack Ramsay

‘There have been some positive things that have happened for the tribes, but it’s a constant, vigilant fight about protecting what resources we have in terms of land and rights.’ – John Trudell

‘Drama school should set you up for failure in a really positive way, because your life as an actor is going to be rejection and it also should train you not be afraid of success either.’ – Sian Clifford

‘Once you play County cricket, you get strong in the mind and get used to different methods… If it’s swinging or seaming in overcast conditions, it’s all about how positive you are mentally and if your body movement is in the right direction… You can then always bat better.’ – Ajinkya Rahane

‘A lot of the times, if relationships go badly, you concentrate on the negative. But in those situations, there is always a positive outcome that you can learn from. So, I like to concentrate on the lesson and how I can learn from this. I concentrate on me rather than concentrating on the actual situation.’ – Ella Mai

‘In this life, I’m always going to choose the positive.’ – Gloria Estefan

‘European nations began World War I with a glamorous vision of war, only to be psychologically shattered by the realities of the trenches. The experience changed the way people referred to the glamour of battle; they treated it no longer as a positive quality but as a dangerous illusion.’ – Virginia Postrel

‘I just want to put some positive stuff out there. If it works, great. If it doesn’t, no problem.’ – Kevin James

‘Britain has a long and proud record of welcoming migrants. They have made many positive contributions to our economy. But the impact of uncontrolled immigration from the E.U. has placed new pressures on our country.’ – Priti Patel

‘I don’t like to read about myself, whether it be positive or negative.’ – Chloe Sevigny

‘We feel pressure from every angle to meet expectations, but the pressure also pushes us in a positive was as well.’ – Momo Hirai

‘I believe one of the best things about managing people is that we can influence lives in a positive way. That’s basically what a manager is about. When I can do that, I am very happy.’ – Arsene Wenger

‘I have to think of the positive; that’s how I cope.’ – Ingrid Newkirk

‘I believe the only thing that we really have control over is our attitude. If we focus on the positive things in our lives and learn how to cope with all the surprises, we will be happier people.’ – Brandon Jenner

‘When we’re on stage doing a song about positive body image or another about female empowerment, everyone out there is super into it and right there with us. It’s been awesome. I feel like we fit right in.’ – Lizzo

‘The key thing about force protection is… if you focus too much on force protection, and you disengage yourself from the community, you’re putting yourself at greater risk because you need to interact with the community in a positive way to gain the intelligence you need.’ – H. R. McMaster

‘The positives outweigh the negatives. I would not be the person I am today without the experience I got from playing rugby league, the friendships and bonds and life experiences, travelling the world.’ – Rob Burrow

‘It’s important to think good, speak good, and do good. If we want to see positive change in the world, then we need to connect to goodness. I try in everything I do, both in business and philanthropy, to make a positive change and do that by doing good.’ – Shari Arison

‘I want to do what I love, which is act, and hopefully through that, leave a positive impact somehow, someway, with somebody.’ – Justin Lee

‘I believe that every single person was brought into this world for a purpose and that we should never leave the world as we found it, we should always strive to make a positive change.’ – Zozibini Tunzi

‘Let’s be honest: The trade embargo with Cuba hasn’t secured our interests or helped the Cuban people. Because the way to promote positive change and better human rights in Cuba is through engagement, not isolation.’ – Amy Klobuchar

‘Although sometimes it’s very difficult, if you’re willing to look hard enough, you can find positives in every situation.’ – Pat McAfee

‘Live your days on the positive side of life, in tune with your most treasured values. And in each moment you’ll have much to live for.’ – Ralph Marston

‘I would love to hear all types of Christian artists played all over the world. I’d love to hear good, positive mainstream music played all over the place. I’d love to be able to bring music together. But I have not deserted Christ. I have not deserted my faith.’ – Stacie Orrico

‘If we can produce more ethanol and bio-diesel to help fuel our vehicles, we will create jobs, boost local economies and produce cleaner burning fuels. This will keep dollars here at home where they can have a positive impact on our economy.’ – Rick Renzi

‘An important priority for me is a business must get their own house in order. Be or become an agent of positive change in your own enterprise and adopt responsible practices to eliminate the risks that often lie at the root of inequality and poverty.’ – Richard Branson

‘What you do on the field can only be a positive if you take care of what you need to off the field, and that means recovery and refueling.’ – Kelley O’Hara

‘I’m motivated by the positive ways in which Bitcoin use being widespread will make the world a better place.’ – Roger Ver

‘Once I have that positive attitude, I bring that into work and try to lift up everybody around me.’ – Karine Jean-Pierre

‘I think regardless of what your religion is or what you believe, you try to treat people in a positive way, and that’s all you can do in life.’ – Scott Eastwood

‘I did this role in Life Goes On as an HIV positive character and so emotionally that was the most challenging.’ – Chad Lowe

‘For the most part yes, I am positive, I think because I’ve been through so many bad times. I made a decision that if I got through those, I’m going to choose happiness, I’m going to choose joy, and I’m always going to look for the positive.’ – Tabitha Brown

‘It would be really great if our music continues to touch people. Once your heart is moved, it will develop to something better and positive.’ – Jimin

‘Surround yourself with positive people.’ – Melanie Fiona

‘There’s those young girls that I once was, looking up to Mia Hamm, Christine Lilly, all those players, and I know how much of an effect they had on me. Knowing that, I feel like I’m in a position where I can really help be a positive influence in girls’ lives.’ – Alex Morgan

‘Moreover, behind this vague tendency to treat religion as a side issue in modern life, there exists a strong body of opinion that is actively hostile to Christianity and that regards the destruction of positive religion as absolutely necessary to the advance of modern culture.’ – Christopher Dawson

‘My wife Cecily Adams was dying of cancer, my daughter Madeline was struggling to overcome an autism diagnosis, and my father was dying, all at the same time. Writing the journal was a cathartic experience, and an extremely positive one.’ – Jim Beaver

‘I’m just a cool type of guy who’s all about positives.’ – Big Boi

‘I believe in throwing a lot of positive energy in the universe and hope for the best.’ – Vaani Kapoor

‘Sometimes you can win, but you are not building something positive for your future.’ – Antonio Conte

‘When you hear someone criticize a policy on the other side, that’s fine. But when you start hearing motive-mongering and demonization, stand up to it just as you would if it were something that was racist or sexist. If we avoid the demonization, disagreements can be positive.’ – Jonathan Haidt

‘Roger Kahn is someone with a gazillion dollars who thinks that he can use his vast fortune to buy television spots, particularly network television, and boost up his positives, make him appear to be a gentleman farmer, and cover up his warts.’ – Phil Gingrey

‘Cognitive therapy is based on the idea that when you change the way you think, you can change the way you feel and behave. In other words, if we can learn to think about other people in a more positive and realistic way, it will be far easier to resolve conflicts and develop rewarding personal and professional relationships.’ – David D. Burns

‘Being healthy is not just about building a body: it is a lifestyle that manifests itself in your general outlook. It makes you more positive and optimistic and increases your energy level.’ – Farhan Akhtar

‘Life is measured in love and positive contributions and moments of grace.’ – Carly Fiorina

‘I think part of being in the public eye is getting recognized and dealing with positive and negative scrutiny.’ – Tim Howard

‘It’s about really having a God connection: a connection with the divine behind the world and flowing forth out of that in a positive way with love and moving toward making a contribution that pushes forth the evolution of the world.’ – James Redfield

‘It is true that as people, we tend to remember only the positive. With time, the grim details fade away, and as a species we survive on this notion. In our desire to gloss over the undeniable macabre parts of our American history, we forget. That amnesia manifests itself, especially when dealing with the plight of black men.’ – Colman Domingo

‘Let’s not dismiss or attack individual ideas as being inadequate before we have had a chance to assess their positive effect as part of a whole solution.’ – John Thune

‘Do you feel gloomy? Lift your eyes. Stand on your feet. Say a few words of appreciation and love to the Lord. Be positive.’ – Gordon B. Hinckley

‘Take stock of your thoughts and behavior. Each night ask yourself, when were you negative when you could have been positive? When did you withhold love when you might have given it? When did you play a neurotic game instead of behaving in a powerful way? Use this process to self-correct.’ – Marianne Williamson

‘Negative freedom is freedom from – freedom from oppression, whether it’s a colonial power or addiction to alcohol oppressing you. You need to be freed from negative freedom. Positive freedom is freedom for, freedom to be. And that’s what’s routinely ignored today.’ – Os Guinness

‘I want always to be positive.’ – Gianni Versace

‘The overall vision for ‘Utopia’ was somewhat of a mix between fantasy, future, and ancient China. All of it soaked in a pastel space sauce to capture the uber positive energy of the music.’ – Kerli

‘You can’t live a positive life with a negative mind and if you have a positive outcome you have a positive income and just to have more positivity and just to kind of laugh it off.’ – Miley Cyrus

‘And we can see the positive impacts right here at Solyndra. Less than a year ago, we were standing on what was an empty lot. But through the Recovery Act, this company received a loan to expand its operations. This new factory is the result of those loans.’ – Barack Obama

‘Conserving energy and thus saving money, reducing consumption of unnecessary products and packaging and shifting to a clean-energy economy would likely hurt the bottom line of polluting industries, but would undoubtedly have positive effects for most of us.’ – David Suzuki

‘I always feel good after I change my hair. You get a haircut and feel positive and ready to take on the day.’ – Kirstin Maldonado

‘If you have an ongoing relationship with a person, think of everything positive about that person that you possibly can and enter your interaction from that space. Ignore all the crap that used to drive you up the wall before. You will be amazed at what a change this attitude shift brings about.’ – Srikumar Rao

‘Getting sober just exploded my life. Now I have a much clearer sense of myself and what I can and can’t do. I am more successful than I have ever been. I feel very positive where I never did before, and I think that’s all a direct result of getting sober.’ – Jamie Lee Curtis

‘To generate positive creative friction, you need people who’ll tell you ‘No.” – Chris Harris

‘If anybody has a bad day, they’ll just come to my room because they know I’ll bring out the positive in everything, or I’ll make them laugh, or I’ll be just crazy.’ – Simone Biles

‘It would be good for us Africans to accept ourselves as we are and recapture some of the positive aspects of our culture.’ – Wangari Maathai

‘We can just keep doing it the way we’re doing it. We can attack everybody for small-minded things and crush everybody with a new idea. And where are we going to be? Where we are now – behind. Or we can embrace new things and try to be positive and let everybody play a role.’ – Gina Raimondo

‘Top technologists have a tremendous capacity – and, therefore, a tremendous responsibility – to build things that make a positive impact on the world.’ – Joe Lonsdale

‘I’m so positive.’ – Rickie Lee Jones

‘I would love to be remembered as a wonderfully dynamic and multitalented actress who left a legacy through her work and through her life of helping people and of being a positive force in the world.’ – Keshia Knight Pulliam

‘For me, I just set little goals for myself and stay on that kind of track and surround myself with positive people along with my teammates. I just kind of have my goals and my dreams, and this is something that we’ve all been working for our entire lives, so it is kind of easy to wake up and want to better myself every day towards that goal.’ – Ali Krieger

‘Listening is a positive act: you have to put yourself out to do it.’ – David Hockney

‘Multiculturalism may well be our saviour, wresting us out from the straitjacket of our history, thrusting the old continent into an environment where other ethnicities, less cynical and more positive, will play a big role in its future.’ – Loretta Napoleoni

‘I’ve never been paid by or colluded with any Russian to hack the D.N.C., to create search-engine optimization tools to cause Trump’s positives up and Hillary’s negatives up. I’ve never been to Prague.’ – Michael Cohen

‘From the very beginning of my career, I never planned anything. I did whatever came to me. Not that I never did positive roles but people loved me more as a villain. That’s how I got this negative image.’ – Ranjeet

‘There’s always going to be something positive that can come out of any negative situation.’ – Victoria Arlen

‘Me being nice or positive is not what people want to hear, which sucks.’ – Jeffree Star

‘I’m a very spiritual guy. I’m a firm believer of positive energy.’ – Daniel Jacobs

‘Comparing oneself with one’s fellow writers is a bad idea. I would not review a fellow writer unless I had something terribly positive to say.’ – W. G. Sebald

‘The thing is, I don’t do these things for recognition, being a good teammate, being a positive member of the community. I do them because those things make me whole and complete.’ – Dwyane Wade

‘You can’t take it on that you’re responsible for somebody else’s well-being, but you can be positive and bring them up.’ – Jonah Marais

‘There’s a fine line between stubbornness and the positive side of that, which is dogged determination.’ – Jeb Bush

‘Something I’ve noticed as I get older is that I do think about the future more. It’s all positive thinking.’ – Abbie Cornish

‘Maintaining a positive working relationship with Mexico’s leadership will also be crucial to increasing communication and trade. I plan to personally maintain those relationships.’ – Doug Ducey

‘The whole world is one big dysfunctional family. But no matter how dysfunctional we are, we can still have a positive impact on each other’s lives. We can still try to get along together.’ – Eddie Griffin

‘I want to inspire people and show people no matter what happens, no matter how much you get knocked down, you can pick yourself up. Just keep pushing forward, keep being positive.’ – Drew McIntyre

‘Suppose you could be hooked up to a hypothetical ‘experience machine’ that, for the rest of your life, would stimulate your brain and give you any positive feelings you desire. Most people to whom I offer this imaginary choice refuse the machine. It is not just positive feelings we want: we want to be entitled to our positive feelings.’ – Martin Seligman

‘With everything that’s thrown at you, whether it be problems at home, problems at work – whatever – basically, if you remain positive, you can see your way out of that.’ – Sean Paul

‘I’m a very positive person. My grandmother taught me that happiness is both a skill and a decision, and you are responsible for the outcome.’ – Helen McCrory

‘Perhaps faith is a faith in one’s self, the belief that one wouldn’t feel so moved by the encounter if it weren’t divine, a trust in one’s own deepest positive responses. To doubt it would involve a self-alienation.’ – Robert Nozick

‘It is so easy to be pleasant and charming and positive when life is going swimmingly well. You are winning. You are healthy. You are happy. But what happens when life throws darts at you?’ – Julie Foudy

‘Really you just gotta keep chugging along and keep a positive attitude and get through all the problems. You gotta face them, otherwise you don’t get through.’ – Lesley Gore

‘Having the positive belief that it will all be O.K. just means that you hustle and make it work because failure is not even an option in your own mind.’ – Natalie Massenet

‘Atoms consist of a positive nucleus and negative electrons flying around outside it. Electrons closest to the nucleus feel a strong negative-on-positive tug, and the bigger atoms get, the bigger the tug. In really big atoms, electrons whip around at speeds close to the speed of light.’ – Sam Kean

‘I want to have a positive influence on the sport of horse racing.’ – Bob Baffert

‘To stay positive, you have to be very strong mentally.’ – Memphis Depay

‘I would say that engineering has been a very positive experience overall, but usually coming into the situation it would be one of being underestimated. People would actually have low expectations. But I would take advantage of it quite honestly, because I would take my time to underestimate the situation.’ – Lonnie Johnson

‘No matter how bad any situation, cynicism has no positive impact. Watching the news, you might notice that cynicism and victimhood often seem to go hand-in-hand, but not for veterans.’ – Jim Mattis

‘Positive thinking is the key to success in business, education, pro football, anything that you can mention. I go out there thinking that I’m going to complete every pass.’ – Ron Jaworski

‘The world needs voices that are positive and grateful, and that can be me.’ – Elin Hilderbrand

‘I always say you can only change things from within. It’s all about energy. If it’s positive, then – even, like, somebody you don’t like, saying hello to them one day just switches the conversation, and instead of being angry, I think it’s good.’ – Maria Cornejo

‘I’ve by and large been a positive person ever since I can remember.’ – Richard M. DeVos

‘One day, I went to meet a film producer and entered the wrong flat. It was a casting agency, and they suggested that I audition for a four-hero Telugu film. I was confirmed a month later. Interestingly, it’s not easy down South for a newcomer to bag positive roles, but I was adamant.’ – Harshvardhan Rane

‘I lived in the projects and the ghetto, and turned the negative into a positive.’ – Wyclef Jean

‘With a complicated childhood, you can either focus on the positive or the negative, and I chose to focus on the positive.’ – Jeannette Walls

‘My friend Patsy Mink was a champion for social and economic justice, equality and civil rights for women and marginalized communities. She was a trailblazer who never backed down from a challenge and whose work in Hawaii and Congress brought positive change to the lives of women, children, and minorities in Hawaii and across the country.’ – Mazie Hirono

‘I feel very good and positive about my future. I look forward to seeing the fans and doing what I do.’ – Randy Owen

‘It doesn’t really matter how famous I am. What’s important is that Bulgaria is represented in a good and positive way all around the world.’ – Rusev

‘I have a really positive mindset about everything.’ – Skai Jackson

‘I think working hard at anything when you’re young and getting positive results, it’s always an incredible feeling to see that.’ – Jessica Springsteen

‘Any societal platform needs a bold steward, willing to hold the moral compass and risk failure. A system steward must persist as a positive catalyst that continuously creates opportunities and sustains the grammar of the intent.’ – Rohini Nilekani

‘I have a treadmill, and I work out with my trainer, Julie Diamond, as often as possible. She’s so positive.’ – Emily Deschanel

‘When I got into the film business, my aim was to adopt a positive persona, of a guy who fights against injustice. And it saved me, because my acting was atrocious to say the least!’ – Chuck Norris

‘The Commonwealth is a vital and positive partnership between countries striving to develop trade relations and promote democracy and human rights, united by shared values.’ – Douglas Alexander

‘Character is the ability of a person to see a positive end of things. This is the hope that a man of character has.’ – Tom Landry

‘Positive leadership – conveying the idea that there is always a way forward – is so important, because that is what you are here for – to figure out how to move the organization forward. Critical to doing that is reinforcing the idea that everyone is included.’ – Alan Mulally

‘I always have positive intentions.’ – Roddy Ricch

‘You know what? I’m not always in a positive, happy place. But I’m able to concentrate enough to come up with a really good song.’ – Brian Wilson

‘What always draws me back to the Caribbean vibes are the upbeat vibrations of welcoming melodies and positive energy exchange through the rhythms that make you feel like dancing with someone.’ – Mya

‘People ask if I feel pigeon-holed by always doing the same kind of humorous role. But my tool has always been humor because it’s the most entertaining way to put any ideology across, and it’s fun, and it’s positive, and it’s a healer. Laughter is God’s gift. I feel privileged to be able to do it.’ – Goldie Hawn

‘I try to keep a positive intention and use whatever resources I have to benefit others. I try to create businesses that I think are not hurtful. I try to do things that I think are helpful to the environment, to the animals, and to the planet.’ – Russell Simmons

‘The greatest competitive advantage in the modern economy is a positive and engaged brain.’ – Shawn Achor

‘I try to look at each situation and try to find a positive out of each one.’ – Caris LeVert

‘Every man ultimately falls into the company with which he affiliates. And he is the strongest who draws men to himself, who creates the company; and this is through having a positive quality – courage and physical prowess.’ – Orison Swett Marden

‘My father was an absolutely wonderful human being. From him I learned to always assume positive intent. Whatever anybody says or does, assume positive intent.’ – Indra Nooyi

‘I don’t even read positive reviews unless they are absolutely certified by eight different people to not contain one thing that could upset me.’ – Jonathan Franzen

‘I try to keep it light and positive most of the time, whereas earlier on I didn’t always do that.’ – Gordon Lightfoot

‘I work so hard to make that sure I’m successful. If you’re positive and really excited and enthusiastic about what you’re doing, it’s going to happen, and it’s going to happen big time.’ – Shawn Mendes

‘Unilever, Nestle and SAB Miller are all taking a long-term approach to investing in sustainable resource consumption. Each is driving through better resource management, which is expected to yield positive returns in the future.’ – Jacob Rothschild

‘I’ve never gone into business to make money. Every Virgin product and service has been made into a reality to make a positive difference in people’s lives. And by focusing on the happiness of our customers, we have been able to build a successful group of companies.’ – Richard Branson

‘When disco came around the first time, there was this real core of progressive thinking and a positive lyrical content – about freedom, the possibilities of love, change and expression.’ – Jimmy Somerville

‘To be candid, some people have given positive thinking a bad name. I can’t stand to hear some gung-ho individual say that with positive thinking you can just do ‘anything.’ If you think about that one for a moment, you recognize the absurdity of it.’ – Zig Ziglar

‘I think it is very important to not be too much on social media. You have a lot of positive comments but also negative ones, and at the end of the day, that shouldn’t affect you, but it is much more important not to read it so you just don’t know.’ – Max Verstappen

‘You can do everything you can to try to stop bad things from happening to you, but eventually things will happen, so the best prevention is a positive attitude.’ – Marie Osmond

‘It comes down to building your own world out here on the road. It’s who you surround yourself with. My band and crew are really positive guys.’ – Brad Paisley

‘Because a person has to be either working or looking for work to be counted as part of the labor force, an increase in the number of people too discouraged to continue their search for work would reduce the unemployment rate, all else being equal – but not for a positive reason.’ – Ben Bernanke

‘The content I create reflects my personality: goofy, fun, positive, a bit clumsy, family-friendly, educational and helpful.’ – Rosanna Pansino

‘I’m on JetBlue and United. So I spend a lot of time on airplanes with other people and in terminals or just traveling around and going to restaurants or whatever. The interaction I get on a daily basis is always positive. I’ve never had a negative interaction.’ – Lance Armstrong

‘Stop being a critic and be a light; don’t be a judge, be a model. I think we are far too critical. I think the best way to correct behavior is to accentuate and affirm positive behavior and to ignore negative behavior. Generally speaking, there is a time to correct, of course; but my biggest advice would be, ‘Affirm your child.” – Sean Covey

‘Obviously social media has had a massive impact on the fame game, but not in a positive way. But it can be for some.’ – Margot Robbie

‘I hate banks. They do nothing positive for anybody except take care of themselves. They’re first in with their fees and first out when there’s trouble.’ – Earl Warren

‘Positive, adj.: Mistaken at the top of one’s voice.’ – Ambrose Bierce

‘Since I’ve been in Playboy myself in Australia, I love it, and I think it’s really empowering and positive towards women, which is not a view that many women hold.’ – Dannii Minogue

‘If Ralph Nader runs, President Bush is going to be re-elected, and if Ralph Nader doesn’t run, President Bush is going to be re-elected. We’re going to run on the president’s strong and principled leadership and his positive agenda for a second term.’ – Ed Gillespie

‘We have been blessed with a healthy, growing economy, with more Americans going back to work, and with our Nation acting as a positive force for good in the world.’ – Jim DeMint

‘In our music, in our everyday life, there are so many negative things. Why not have something positive and stamp it with blackness?’ – Jamie Foxx

‘The President, in talking about freedom and democracy, is sparking a wave of very positive democratic sentiment that might help us override both Islamic fundamentalism that has formed in that region, and also some of the hatred for our policies of invading Iraq.’ – Bill Richardson

‘Well, I think the president is going to do well in terms of his influence for positive change here in the Congress, making sure that we don’t overspend, making sure that we spend for only those programs that are justified.’ – Thad Cochran

‘When you come off something really disappointing, you want to come back and kind of regroup and get involved in something positive right away.’ – Andy Roddick

‘If someone’s going to talk about me, I’d want it to be positively. The way many write, you’d think only bad things were interesting. If we don’t think positive, what’s the use? It’s a lot more fun, you know.’ – Dorothy Stratten

‘I have grown up but that should be a positive thing. When you look at a photo album it’s lovely to remember being so young but it’s also good to know you grew up!’ – Jenny Agutter

‘As a person who is not confrontational by disposition I tend to see that the quality of being confrontational is a positive attribute.’ – John Hall

‘You should tell yourself frequently ‘I will only react to constructive suggestions.’ This gives you positive ammunition against your own negative thoughts and those of others.’ – Jane Roberts

‘Make a Goal Box, a chart of positive daily contact with a family when you are working with them.’ – Richard G. Scott

‘The two things I was positive about in life were that I was going to be a teacher at a boarding school or an operative with the CIA posted abroad. I could write a book about all the things I was sure about.’ – Tucker Carlson

‘I think positive. I always think we’re going to score. Two minutes is a lot of time if you have timeouts and you’re throwing every down. You have to make the right decisions. I’ve always had great receivers, which helps. It’s not just me doing it.’ – Dan Marino

‘I do like to write nasty songs. It’s a useful weapon to have, and it’s cathartic as well, because I create art out of anger, something positive out of something negative.’ – Lisa Marie Presley

‘Injustice, poverty, slavery, ignorance – these may be cured by reform or revolution. But men do not live only by fighting evils. They live by positive goals, individual and collective, a vast variety of them, seldom predictable, at times incompatible.’ – Isaiah Berlin

‘Measurements of the specific ionization of both the positive and negative particles, by counting the number of droplets per unit length along the tracks, showed the great majority of both the positive and negative particles to possess unit electric charge.’ – Carl D. Anderson

‘The pace of technological change in recent years has been both impressive and positive for consumers.’ – Mike Ferguson

‘I wished to go completely outside and to make a symbolic start for my enterprise of regenerating the life of humankind within the body of society and to prepare a positive future in this context.’ – Joseph Beuys

‘As writers and readers, as sinners and citizens, our realism and our aesthetic sense make us wary of crediting the positive note.’ – Seamus Heaney

‘We work hard on the show. We really believe in the show. It’s an enormous privilege to work on a show that has the power to touch people’s lives in such a positive way. The fan mail and the e-mail certainly reflect that.’ – Roma Downey

‘We measure very carefully what the positives are and I think it is less than one tenth of one percent, so we are very pleased with the accuracy of our biometric checks and we continue to monitor that.’ – Asa Hutchinson

‘We sincerely ask the Beijing authorities across the Strait to view the election result from a positive perspective, to accept the democratic decision of the Taiwanese people.’ – Chen Shui-bian

‘However, I must say that I am very happy to see that we have such a positive result for our first referendum in our history and that gives me more confidence in Taiwan’s democracy.’ – Chen Shui-bian

‘The only reason we make good role models is because you guys look up to athletes and we can influence you in positive ways. But the real role models should be your parents and teachers!’ – Dante Hall

‘You know I think that going into therapy is a very positive thing, and talking about it is really helpful, because the more you talk the more your fears fade, because you get it out.’ – Fran Drescher

‘It just happened that the course of the campaign went negative we actually went positive for a little over a week and you do the tracking of poll numbers and it hurt us. So the public responded to those type of ads.’ – Scott McCallum

‘Music and songs are written at different periods of time, at different times in your life. They reflect the feelings you have and to be honest, I quite like having positive emotions.’ – Scott Ian

‘He is a very positive captain; he is proactive as well as reactive. He is keen to read the game, to get in there, and he never stops thinking about the game, the situation, and trying to turn it to his advantage. He has been very good for the game.’ – David Gower

‘His tenacity is unmatched in my opinion. Incredible how someone could have suffered that long and come back out of prison with such a good heart and positive things to say and do.’ – Maurice Ashley

‘I think I’m the most positive guy still going in my generation, and I’m out there to prove that.’ – Luther Allison

‘We manage to bounce ideas off one another. Every band fights, but at the end of the day, we’re very positive about the way we fight. At least we come out with a result.’ – Keith Emerson

‘I always had this non-stop drive. I had to keep sending stories out and every once in awhile I’d get something accepted or get the little trickle of positive feedback.’ – Kevin J. Anderson

‘I’ve had a lot of very positive feedback about those stories, and seem to have struck upon something that most people feel. I can also tap dance, and don’t know many other authors who can.’ – Paul Kane

‘Play like you’re positive on the victory, even though they’re leading big now.’ – Knute Rockne

‘It demonstrates to his simple mind in the most positive manner that we have no prejudice against him on account of his race, and that while he behaves himself he will be treated the same as a white man.’ – George Crook

‘The only way that we’re going to feel secure in this country again and that we’re going to feel good about ourselves is if we use these systems we’ve put into place to create positive change around the world. I really believe we can do that.’ – John Perkins

‘The world is really figuring BSE out, and that’s positive.’ – Mike Johanns

‘The large ensemble cast and the fact that it was being shot in New York, combined with a lot of strong positive images as far as African Americans are concerned, really turned me on to The Best Man.’ – Taye Diggs

‘The most positive step is to try to expand the employment base by making it, if not economically friendly, at least not economically disastrous, for studios to take on deficits.’ – Dick Wolf

‘While only about half of the voters feel they know very much about Reagan or what he stands for, the Republicans who do have a very positive perception of him.’ – Robert Teeter

‘Women are called upon to defend every bit of progress we have made against particularly virulent attack. But we must also hold out a vision, put forth a positive agenda of what women need and want and then move forward toward that dream.’ – Patricia Ireland

‘I try to stay positive by focusing on how much I’ll appreciate my health if I get better.’ – Daniel Johns

‘The feedback that I get from my association with Gomez is heartwarming. It is very difficult for me to take anything but a positive view of the Gomez phenomenon.’ – John Astin

‘The actual danger is nothing, and the positive advantages very great.’ – William John Wills

‘I think that generally music should be a positive thing, I like Bob Marley’s attitude: he said that his goal in life was to single handedly fight all the evil in the world with nothing but music, and when he went to a place he didn’t go to play, he went to conquer.’ – Jon Fishman

‘The characteristic political attitude of today is not one of positive belief, but of despair.’ – Herbert Read

‘I believe that when you work on yourself, you are attracted by different, more positive beings.’ – Isabelle Adjani

‘I am a positive person and do not allow things to get on top of me.’ – Jamie Redknapp

‘When you think about the day-to-day, positive impact on the lives of U.S. citizens, there is no relationship that we have in the world that is more important than our relationship with Canada.’ – Paul Cellucci

‘Canada and the United States are also working at the World Trade Organization and in our own hemisphere with negotiations for a Trade Area of the Americas to try to help countries create a positive climate for investment and trade.’ – Paul Cellucci

‘Players should know that if you can’t make the contribution of the winning shot, that your attitude every day when you come to practice, or the positive contribution you make through cheering and keeping up team morale, is just as important in the overall picture.’ – Sue Wicks

‘I was very pleased that the positive things about me and my game outshone the aggressive style of play I use. I would never tone that down, because I believe in that style of play, and I believe that you can play rough on the court and still be a good sport.’ – Sue Wicks

‘I don’t know why they’re doing it. I have to assume that their motives are positive, not negative. But they don’t understand the severity of the problem in this state.’ – Gray Davis

‘One out of every 100 American men is HIV positive. The rate of infection has reached epidemic proportions in 40 developing nations.’ – Philip Emeagwali

‘The result is – document destruction – we’re really not going to be able to prove beyond a truth the negatives and some of the positive conclusions that we’re going to come to. There will be always unresolved ambiguity here.’ – David Kay

‘Music is pretty much the lifestyle, not the music itself. The lifestyle really pulled me off the street. Made me want to do something organized and positive.’ – Brandon Thomas

‘But I think there was a sense amongst the House Republicans especially that we didn’t just want to be opposed to Bill Clinton; that we wanted to tell the country what we were for and to brand ourselves in a more positive manner.’ – Ed Gillespie

‘I want to come across as a positive person.’ – Greta Scacchi

‘Facing the press is not easy, but because you have to go, you have to try to take a lot of positive things for yourself from these face-to-face meetings.’ – Jose Mourinho

‘It’s a problem for him because he’s got – like Edward VII had – nearly all his lifetime to wait until he becomes Monarch. What is he going to do with it? So he wants to do something positive but he always courts those dangers.’ – Anthony Holden

‘College was especially sweet because of the positive, hopeful atmosphere of a college campus.’ – Jerry Kramer

‘By allowing the positive ions to pass through an electric field and thus giving them a certain velocity, it is possible to distinguish them from the neutral, stationary atoms.’ – Johannes Stark

‘We can in fact first place the beam of rays of moving positive atomic ions in a plane perpendicular to the axis in which we see the spectral lines emitted by them.’ – Johannes Stark

‘Thus at the beginning of 1906 it seemed to be established that the emitters of the spectral series of chemical elements are their positive atomic ions.’ – Johannes Stark

‘An external electric field, meeting it and passing through it, affects the negative as much as the positive quanta of the atom, and pushes the former to one side, and the latter in the other direction.’ – Johannes Stark

‘The ’80s seem a real positive force. The ’70s were deadening, in a lot of ways.’ – Paul Kantner

‘Now is the time for the U.S. and the nations of Western Europe who engaged in the slave trade throughout this hemisphere to come forward in a positive way to assist in undoing the harm that was caused by their past colonial policies in the hemisphere.’ – Charles B. Rangel

‘Aside from sales, the letters from readers have been primarily positive.’ – Jean M. Auel

‘It’s useless to try and make rhyme or reason of it, because one guy thinks one thing and the other guy sees a whole other thing. So I try not to take them too seriously. Lately I have them screened so I only read the positive ones.’ – David Zucker

‘Her beauty didn’t do her any good and she couldn’t use it in any positive way or manipulative way. I just hope that people will look and see and believe in that hope of love, that hope of freedom, even if it was just for a limited time.’ – Diane Kruger

‘Whence it follows that God is absolutely perfect, since perfection is nothing but magnitude of positive reality, in the strict sense, setting aside the limits or bounds in things which are limited.’ – Gottfried Leibniz

‘I thought we were going to win the game but we won’t take the disappointments, we will take the positives.’ – Graham Roberts

‘The overall view of the human genome project has been one of great excitement and positive press, but there are people who have concerns that are quite reasonable, and they are frightened of things they don’t understand.’ – Thomas R. Cech

‘I think Gadhafi is on the mark. And up until this point in time, I think they truly want to turn this around and become a positive player with the West after years and years of terrorism and stagnation.’ – Curt Weldon

‘Christians were instructed to serve others, and the thanksgiving was for the grace of God and the fact that God offered a way for man to return to a positive relationship with Him.’ – John Clayton

‘There is no racial or ethnic involvement in Thanksgiving, and people who may be very distant from the Christian system can see the beauty and the positive spirit that comes from the holiday.’ – John Clayton

‘From what we’ve heard about George W., he has a lot issues that he wants to run on. They’re positive. They’re good. He thinks he’s got a good vision for America.’ – Barbara Olson

‘It was great fun. We had gone on tour in between the sessions and reconnected with the audience and got a lot of energy back from them, a lot of positive energy.’ – Roger Andrew Taylor

‘I had a really bad temper, when I was growing up. Sport helped me channel that temper into more positive acts.’ – Mike Krzyzewski

‘In high school, in sport, I had a coach who told me I was much better than I thought I was, and would make me do more in a positive sense. He was the first person who taught me not to be afraid of failure.’ – Mike Krzyzewski

‘More Asians need to be on television as a positive role model.’ – Kiana Tom

‘What if you threw a protest and no one showed up? The lack of angst and anger and emotion is a big positive.’ – Jay Alan Sekulow

‘I had a great first year and Mr. MacDonald was my biggest supporter. He gave me the encouragement I needed that first year to get my career started on a positive note.’ – Jim Evans

‘Dallas is a positive, get-it done city.’ – Laura Miller

‘Together, often by unanimous vote, the council has worked quickly to get positive results.’ – Laura Miller

‘But, I would be naive not to recognize the number of musicians who tell me they have been influenced by me and sight me – as well as Alex and Neil – as a musician who has been a positive influence on their playing.’ – Geddy Lee

‘For, to be a stranger is naturally a very positive relation; it is a specific form of interaction.’ – Georg Simmel

‘But when I first got cancer, after the initial shock and the fear and paranoia and crying and all that goes with cancer – that word means to most people ultimate death – I decided to see what I could do to take that negative and use it in a positive way.’ – Herbie Mann

‘I look to longevity. I just consider myself an actress and getting good roles. If being a ‘superstar’ gets me good roles, then that’s a positive thing. But my goal isn’t just to be a superstar. It’s to act for a long time.’ – Penelope Ann Miller

‘I know some people will be surprised to hear it, but I’ve found that my music, whether its blues or rock, or whatever you want to call it, can be channeled into a positive direction that actually helps people.’ – Rick Derringer

‘It will be about which candidate, which of the two candidates remaining, is best suited to make a positive difference in the lives of North Carolina families, and I submit to each of you tonight that I am that candidate and Elizabeth Dole is not.’ – Erskine Bowles

‘The different Ministries have to work more on the promotion of the country, to build Kosovo’s public image. Concrete projects must be assembled, in order to activate our businessmen to have more contacts. We have to create a positive image about ourselves.’ – Ibrahim Rugova

‘We have used the presence of UNMIK, as well as other European and American agencies to establish a legal framework compatible with the European Union and that is already an advantage. We have seen the positive effects of this and our parliament will continue to go this way.’ – Ibrahim Rugova

‘Research programmes, besides their negative heuristic, are also characterized by their positive heuristic.’ – Imre Lakatos

‘The positive heuristic of the programme saves the scientist from becoming confused by the ocean of anomalies.’ – Imre Lakatos

‘By doing something positive in this world, you’re helping people and the future. We’re all trying to help the world… make it a better place to live. We’re actually still changing the world, aren’t we?’ – Rick Danko

‘We have initiated programs for re-entry offenders, since some 500,000 to 600,000 offenders will come out of prison each year for the next three or four years. We want to have positive alternatives when they come back to the community.’ – Janet Reno

‘A guy as great as Brett Favre has been for the length of time he’s been, you would hope that he would be able to leave the game with a positive flavor in his mouth.’ – John Elway

‘I was so lucky to walk away with two Super Bowls and know that the last year was positive.’ – John Elway

‘It is important to recognize and politics positive thinking is often the slaves’ virtue – something that people do to con themselves about the burden and change being placed upon them.’ – James Bovard

‘It has been argued that British girls are incapable of deep feeling or brilliant acting owing to their lack of temperament. This, I am positive, is not true.’ – Ivor Novello

‘We asserted ourselves as a music community, and showed legislators that music is positive. Especially if you’ve sold 300 million records worldwide and pay taxes.’ – Krist Novoselic

‘Gay culture is surviving and thriving. Some activists believe the recent rise in homophobic violence might be a gauge of the success of positive gay images.’ – Lance Loud

‘The World Cup tournament overall and, naturally, the new stadiums at its heart, are the ideal platform to portray Germany as a positive and exceptional location, and above all of course, as a highly capable economic location.’ – Franz Beckenbauer

‘Peter Ustinov was the first really positive influence in my career. He was real and he bore witness to it. The things he said to you, he lived them.’ – Terence Stamp

‘Yes, but I think if you look at it with a sort of gay sensibility and want everything to be positive about gay life, it could be interpreted as antigay.’ – John Schlesinger

‘When the going got tough, I really had to draw on many of the same competitive instincts I did when I was skating. I really had to put my head down and stay positive. I had to fight.’ – Peggy Fleming

‘I want my life to effect the balance to the positive.’ – Mira Sorvino

‘We would like to ease the life of the Palestinians. I prepared a new plan that we call a positive agenda.’ – Silvan Shalom