Negativity Sayings and Quotes

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

I feel uncomfortable because I'm insecure about who I am.     

Trent Reznor

However vast the darkness, we must supply our own Light.     

Stanley Kubrick

The best way of removing negativity is to laugh and be joyous.     

David Icke

No one can create negativity or stress within you. Only you can do that by virtue of how you process your world.     

Wayne Dyer

All negativity is caused by an accumulation of psychological time and denial of the present.     

Eckhart Tolle

When someone tells me "no," it doesn't mean I can't do it, it simply means I can't do it with them.     

Karen E. Quinones Miller

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

Travis J. Dahnke

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

Hendrie Weisinger

Negativity can only feed on negativity.     

Elisabeth Kubler-Ross

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

John Gray

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


The worst loneliness is not to be comfortable with yourself.     

Mark Twain

If you don't know the struggle, you don't know your strength.     

Mary Kay

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

Martha Graham

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

Dr Hans Selye

The mass of men lead lives of quiet desperation.     

Henry David Thoreau

The chip on my shoulder's a little heavy. I have back problems now.     

Janeane Garofalo