Negative Thoughts Sayings and Quotes

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


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

Negative thoughts stick around because we believe them, not because we want them or choose them.      

Andrew J. Bernstein

When the negative thoughts come - and they will; they come to all of us - it's not enough to just not dwell on it... You've got to replace it with a positive thought. https://www.brainyquote.com/quotes/joel_osteen_579038     

Joel Osteen

As negative thoughts produce negative actions, so positive thoughts produce positive actions.      

John C. Maxwell

Negative thoughts are the nails that build a prison of failure.      

Jon Gordon

Believing in negative thoughts is the single greatest obstruction to success.      

Charles F. Glassman

The best way to dispel negative thoughts is to require that they have a purpose.      

Robert Breault

The best way to overcome undesirable or negative thoughts and feelings is to cultivate the positive ones.     

William Walker Atkinson

Do not allow negative thoughts to enter your mind for they are the weeds that strange confidence.     

Bruce Lee

Do not let your negative thoughts have power over you because those thoughts will end up controlling your life. No one can live a positive life with a negative mind.     

Roy T. Bennett

If you realized how powerful your thoughts are, you would never think a negative thought.     

Peace Pilgrim

There are more blessings in the book of your destiny than your negative thoughts and beliefs are suggesting.     

Edmond Mbiaka

A mind filled with negative thoughts makes you feel miserable and inadequate and will lead to failure after failure no matter how hard you try to succeed.     

Steve Backley

Consider that not only do negative thoughts and emotions destroy our experience of peace, they also undermine our health.     

Dalai Lama

Are you a hoarder of more negative thoughts or positive ones? Whichever ones you hoard, grow into trees and then forests.      

John Assaraf

When you have walked through the hell of your negative thoughts and survived, no pain on this earth will ever again worry you.     

Leon Brown

When you start comparing yourself to another man's mirror, that's when those negative thoughts start creeping in. My journey isn't anybody else's journey.     

Arian Foster

When you close the door of your mind to negative thoughts, the door of opportunity opens to you.     

Napoleon Hill

The only thing that can possibly keep you from going after your dreams is the person standing in your shoes, wearing your clothes, and thinking your negative thoughts.      

Les Brown

The ancestor of every destructive action, every destructive decision, is a negative thought.      

Eknath Easwaran

Dwelling on negative thoughts is like fertilizing weeds.      

Norman Vincent Peale

Never waste energy on worries or negative thoughts, all problems are brought into existence -drop them.      

Bruce Lee

Never think negatively, for the negative thinker does a very dangerous thing. He pumps out negative thoughts into the world around him and thus activates the world negatively.      

Norman Vincent Peale

It was thinking negative thoughts or thinking positive thoughts, leaving the house prepared or leaving the house unprepared that made the difference.      

Jack Canfield

We can lift ourselves, and others as well, when we refuse to remain in the realm of negative thought and cultivate within our hearts an attitude of gratitude.      

Thomas S. Monson

Once you replace negative thoughts with positive ones, you'll start having positive results.      

Willie Nelson

Be a force of love as often as you can and turn away negative thoughts whenever you feel them surface.     

Wayne Dyer

Be vigilant; guard your mind against negative thoughts      

Gautama Buddha

Learn to forgive others so that you can release yourself from being held captive by the very negative thoughts around you.     

Stephen Richards

Just the simple process of letting go of negative thoughts will allow your natural state of health to emerge within you.     

Rhonda Byrne