Attitude Sayings and Quotes

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


It is our attitude at the beginning of a difficult task which, more than anything else, will affect It's successful outcome.     

William James

Our attitudes control our lives. Attitudes are a secret power working twenty-four hours a day, for good or bad. It is of paramount importance that we know how to harness and control this great force.     

Tom Blandi

I am convinced that attitude is the key to success or failure in almost any of life's endeavors. Your attitude-your perspective, your outlook, how you feel about yourself, how you feel about other people-determines you priorities, your actions, your values. Your attitude determines how you interact with other people and how you interact with yourself.     

Carolyn Warner

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

Kahlil Gibran

If you don't like something, change it. If you can't change it, change your attitude.     

Maya Angelou

The greatest day in your life and mine is when we take total responsibility for our attitudes. That's the day we truly grow up.     

John C. Maxwell

How we think shows through in how we act. Attitudes are mirrors of the mind. They reflect thinking.     

David J. Schwartz

It is your attitude, not your aptitude, that determines your altitude.     

Zig Ziglar

A bad attitude can literally block love, blessings, and destiny from finding you. Don't be the reason you don't succeed.      

Mandy Hale

Ability is what you're capable of doing. Motivation determines what you do. Attitude determines how well you do it.     

Lou Holtz

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

A 'positive attitude' is definitely one of the keys to success. My definition of a positive attitude is a simple one: Looking for the good in all circumstances.     

Catherine Pulsifer

A bad attitude is like a flat tire. If you don't change it, you'll never go anywhere.     

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Attitude is more important than the past, than education, than money, than circumstances, than what people do or say. It is more important than appearance, giftedness, or skill.     

Charles Swindoll

Our attitude towards what has happened to us in life is the important thing to recognize. Once hopeless, my life is now hope-full, but it did not happen overnight. The last of human freedoms, to choose one's attitude in any given set of circumstances, is to choose one's own way.      

Victor Frankl

You are the conductor of your own attitude! Nobody else can compose your thoughts for you.      

Lee J. Colan

The most significant change in a person's life is a change of attitude. Right attitudes produce right actions.     

William J. Johnson

Your attitude is either the lock on, or the key to the door of success.     

Denis Waitley

Our attitude in the face of life's challenges determines our suffering or our freedom.     

Tara Brach

Positive attitude enables you to go with passion and see possibility in every challenging circumstance. It was by that, that great achievers picked up metal scraps on the floor and saw machines built from it.     

Israelmore Ayivor

Our attitudes control our lives. Attitudes are a secret power working twenty-four hours a day, for good or bad. It is of paramount importance that we know how to harness and control this great force.     

Tom Blandi

A positive attitude turns 'I can't & I won't,' into 'I have & I WILL!'     

Mandy Hale

Could we change our attitude, we should not only see life differently, but life itself would come to be different. Life would undergo a change of appearance because we ourselves had undergone a change of attitude.      

Katherine Mansfield

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

A positive attitude accelerates your development as a creative person. Believe in yourself.     

Nita Leland

Your attitude can take you forward or your attitude can take you down. The choice is always yours!     

Catherine Pulsifer

The winner's edge is not in a gifted birth, a high IQ, or in talent. The winner's edge is all in the attitude, not aptitude. Attitude is the criterion for success.     

Dennis Waitley

Attitudes are nothing more than habits of thoughts, and habits can be acquired. An action repeated becomes an attitude realized.     

Paul Myer

Whenever you're in conflict with someone, there is one factor that can make the difference between damaging your relationship and deepening it. That factor is attitude.     

William James

A strong positive mental attitude will create more miracles than any wonder drug.     

Patricia Neal

You cannot control what happens to you, but you can control your attitude toward what happens to you, and in that, you will be mastering change rather than allowing it to master you.     

Brian Tracy

Our attitude toward life determines life's attitude towards us.     

John N. Mitchell

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

A bad attitude is merely a reflection of how you feel about yourself.     

David Roppo

People's rise or fall, success or failure, happiness or unhappiness depends upon their attitude... a person's attitude will create the situation he or she imagines.      

James Lane Allen

Having a positive mental attitude is asking how something can be done rather than saying it can't be done.      

Bo Bennett

Attitude is a choice. What you think you can do, whether positive or negative, confident or scared, will most likely happen.     

Pat Summitt

If your attitude toward the world is good, you will obtain good results. If your attitude is excellent, excellent will your results.      

Earl Nightingale

The most important thing you'll ever wear is your attitude.     

Jeff Moore

We choose what attitudes we have right now. And it's a continuing choice.      

John C. Maxwell

You can't always change your situation, but you can always change your attitude.     

Larry Hargraves

A healthy attitude is contagious but don't wait to catch it from others. Be a carrier.     

Anonymous

Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference.     

Winston Churchill

The only disability in life is a bad attitude.     

Scott Hamilton

Attitude will always define who we are in life.     

Mark A. Brennan

Your attitude is everything, and it determines how you experience every aspect of your life.     

Gerald G. Jampolsky

Control your attitude or it will control you.     

Karen Mikhai

I believe your attitude is the most important choice you can make.      

Lou Holtz

Weakness of attitude becomes weakness of character.     

Albert Einstein

People may hear your words, but they feel your attitude.     

John C. Maxwell

Attitudes are nothing more than habits of thought.     

John C. Maxwell

Our attitude towards others determines their attitude towards us.     

Earl Nightingale

Great effort springs naturally from great attitude.     

Pat Riley

Excellence is not a skill. It is an attitude.     

Ralph Marston

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

Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

Of all the attitudes we can acquire, surely the attitude of gratitude is the most important and by far the most life changing.     

Zig Ziglar

If you can't change your fate, change your attitude.     

Amy Tan

Work is either fun or drudgery. It depends on your attitude. I like fun.     

Colleen Barrett

We cannot choose the things that will happen to us. But we can choose the attitude we will take toward anything that happens. Success or failure depends on your attitude.     

Alfred Armand Montapert

Take charge of your attitude. Don't let someone else choose it for you.     

unknown

Attitudes are more important than facts.     

George Macdonald

For success, attitude is equally as important as ability.     

Walter Scott

The greatest discovery of all time is that a person can change his future by merely changing his attitude.     

Oprah Winfrey

There are no menial jobs, only menial attitudes.     

William John Bennett

Develop an attitude of gratitude, and give thanks for everything that happens to you, knowing that every step forward is a step toward achieving something bigger and better than your current situation.     

Brian Tracy

Attitude is your acceptance of the natural laws, or your rejection of the natural laws.     

Jim Rohn

The greatest revolution of our generation is the discovery that human beings, by changing the inner attitudes of their minds, can change the outer aspects of their lives.     

William James

Any fact facing us is not as important as our attitude toward it, for that determines our success or failure.     

Norman Vincent Peale

A happy person is not a person in a certain set of circumstances, but rather a person with a certain set of attitudes.     

Hugh Downs

The ideal attitude is to be physically loose and mentally tight.     

Arthur Ashe

The remarkable thing is, we have a choice everyday regarding the attitude we will embrace for that day.     

Charles R. Swindoll

Adopting the right attitude can convert a negative stress into a positive one.     

Hans Selye

Happiness doesn't depend on any external conditions, it is governed by our mental attitude.     

Dale Carnegie

Success or failure depends more upon attitude than upon capacity.     

William James

Positive anything is better than negative nothing.     

Elbert Hubbard

Attitude is greatly shaped by influence and association.     

Jim Rohn

Attitude is everything, so pick a good one.     

Wayne Dyer

Attitude drives actions. Actions drive results. Results drive lifestyles.     

Jim Rohn

Attitude is a choice. Think positive thoughts daily. Believe in yourself.     

Pat Summitt

Attitude is the reflection of a person, and our world mirrors our attitude.     

Earl Nightingale

The attitude is very important. Because, your behavior radiates how you feel.     

Lou Ferrigno

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

Wade Boggs

Our lives are not determined by what happens to us but how we react to what happens, not by what life brings us but the attitude we bring to life.     

Wade Boggs

Keep a good attitude and do the right thing even when it's hard. When you do that you are passing the test. And God promises you your marked moments are on their way.     

Joel Osteen

Improve your performance by improving your attitude.     

H. Jackson Brown

Our attitude can give us an uncommonly positive perspective.     

John C. Maxwell

A positive attitude means all the difference in the world.     

Jenny Holzer

A positive attitude from you tends to produce a positive attitude toward you.     

Deborah Day