Negative People Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old negative people quotes, negative people sayings, and negative people proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


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

Israelmore Ayivor

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

Michael Bassey Johnson

You cannot expect to live a positive life if you hang with negative people.

Joel Osteen

Some people grumble that roses have thorns; I am grateful that thorns have roses.

Alphonse Karr

You can, you should, and if you're brave enough to start, you will.

Stephen King

Stop letting people who do so little for you control so much of your mind, feelings and emotions.

Will Smith

If they disrespect you to your face imagine what they're doing behind your back.     

Sonya Parker

People who try to bring you down everyday aren't important in your life, so you better treat their opinions as such.

Terry Mark

Don't let people pull you into their storms. Pull them into your peace.

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People who project negativity typically have low self-esteem. They feel badly about themselves, and their negativity is simply a reflection of those feelings.

Hendrie Weisinger

It is easier to avoid the effects of others' negativity when we question if an action or attitude is appropriately directed at us. If it isn't, we can choose to sidestep it and let it pass.     

Sue Patton Theole

Sensitive souls draw in the negativity of others because they are so open.     

John Gray

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

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

Brian Koslow

If you accept the expectations of others, especially negative ones, then you never will change the outcome.

Michael Jordan

I don't have time to distinguish between the unfortunate and the incompetent.     

General Curtis Le May

Dwelling on the negative simply contributes to its power.     

Shirley MacLaine

Negative people need drama like oxygen. Stay positve, it will take their breath away.

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

Ray Goforth

You will face your greatest opposition when you are closest to your biggest miracle.

Shannon L. Alder

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

Terry Mark

Expect while reaching for the stars, people to whirl by with their dark clouds and storm upon you.

Anthony Liccione

When you are pursuing your dreams, they will call you CRAZY because they are LAZY. They never know you are a HERO who just jumped away from step ZERO. Stay away from negative people; they will only pollute you.

Israelmore Ayivor

Whatever you do, good or bad, people will always have something negative to say.     

W.H. Auden

Don't let negative and toxic people rent space in your head. Raise the rent and kick them out.

Robert Tew

If you attach to the negative behavior of others it brings you down to their level.      

Guru Singh

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

Proverbs 13:20

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

Anuj Somany

Avoid negative people, for they are the greatest destroyers of self confidence and self-esteem. Surround yourself with people who bring out the best in you!     

Auliq Ice

The whole world can gossip about you, and if you don't take it personally you are immune.

Don Miguel Ruiz