Quotes About Attitude

Opinionated quotations from the famous and not-so-famous.

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Never miss a good chance to shut up.

Will Rogers

A whale is harpooned only when it spouts.

Henry Hillman

The squeaking wheel doesn't always get the grease. Sometimes it gets replaced.


Never claim as a right what you can ask as a favor.

John Churton Collins

Rudeness is a weak imitation of strength.

Eric Hoffer

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

David J. Schwartz

A bad attitude is the worst thing that can happen to a group of people. It's infectious.

Roger Allan Raby

Everyone has the power to make others happy. Some do it by entering the room, others by leaving it.


Seriousness is the only refuge of the shallow.

Oscar Wilde

I try to hold grudges, but they always wiggle out of my hands.

Duane Alan Hahn

No matter what accomplishments you make, somebody helped you.

Althea Gibson

If you feel there are others below you, you will feel the crush of others above you.

Duane Alan Hahn

Man must realize his own unimportance before he can appreciate his importance.

R. M. Baumgardy

Take the attitude of a student. Never be to big to ask questions. Never know to much to learn something new.

Og Mandino

Your attitude not your aptitude will determine your altitude.

Zig Ziglar

Nothing in life is so hard that you can't make it easier by the way you take it.

Ellen Glasgow

Positivity is a necessity.


It's not what happens to you, but how you react to it that matters.


Life is ten percent what happens to you and ninety percent how you respond to it.

Lou Holtz

What happens is not as important as how you react to what happens.

Thaddeus Golas

It's not the load that breaks you down, it's the way you carry it.

Lena Horne

Things turn out best for the people who make the best of the way things turn out.

John Wooden

To different minds, the same world is a hell, and a heaven.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

We don't see things as they are, we see things as we are.

Anais Nin

It is better to light one small candle than to curse the darkness.


I am determined to be cheerful and happy in whatever situation I may find myself. For I have learned that the greater part of our misery or unhappiness is determined not by our circumstance but by our disposition.

Martha Washington

Cheerfulness and contentment are great beautifiers and are famous preservers of youthful looks.

Charles Dickens

There is one topic peremptorily forbidden to all well-bred, to all rational mortals, namely, their distempers. If you have not slept, or if you have slept, or if you have headache, or sciatica, or leprosy, or thunder-stroke, I beseech you, by all angels, to hold your peace, and not pollute the morning.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

We should be too big to take offense and too noble to give it.

Abraham Lincoln

The Good and the Bad

Negative ions are good for us. You might want to avoid positive ion generators and ozone generators. Whenever I need a new air cleaner (with negative ion generator), I buy it from A plain old air cleaner is better than nothing, but one that produces negative ions makes the air in a room fresher and easier to breathe. It also helps to brighten my mood.

Never litter. If you can't find a trash can, take it home and throw it away there.

Hydrofracking is bad for you, your family, your friends, and the environment.

Some people appear to have a mental illness because they have a vitamin B deficiency. I take B-Right.

Unfermented soy is bad! “When she stopped eating soy, the mental problems went away.”


OpRock (Optimistic Rock)



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Law of Attraction vs Law of Awareness

Explains why bad things happen to 'good' people and what they can do to change it. Just having a good attitude is not enough. Experience shows that negative possibilities manifest when we least expect them, and that anticipating them is what actually keeps them from happening. So how can focusing on negative possibilities attract them in one case, and prevent them in another? That is the paradox to address in this article.


Opening the Flow

One must replace fear, worry, and doubt with courage, faith, and confidence regardless of prior negative patterns of experience.


Reality Creation

Attention freezes the object of attention, so restlessly anticipating something will put it off. This is simple quantum mechanics. The sooner you think about something else the sooner reality can get to work. Anticipation kills the future – it is better to have doubt than to anticipate, it is better to have patience than doubt, and there is no easier way to be patient than keeping yourself busy with other things.


Reality Creation Redux

Awareness/anticipation repels, ignorance/denial allows, and intent/emotional resonance attracts.



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