37 Positive Quotes to Encourage & Inspire You

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I don’t know about you, but I think there’s always room for more positivity in the world. So I’ve gathered 37 positive quotes to share with you today. Whether you cut them out with your Silhouette to make something pretty or simply jot them on a sticky note and put them somewhere as a reminder, I hope they give your spirit a little boost!

A truly happy person is one who can enjoy the scenery while on a detour.


Be happy with what you have while working for what you want.

Helen Keller

Be the reason why someone believes in the goodness of people.

Karen Salmansohn (paraphrasing Roy T. Bennett)

Create your own sunshine.


Happiness is the only thing that multiplies when you share it.

Albert Schweitzer

If we have the attitude that it’s going to be a great day it usually is.

Catherine Pulsifier

Positive quote - A smile is the best makeup any girl can wear.

If you obey all the rules, you miss all the fun.

Katharine Hepburn

If you tell yourself you feel fine, you will.

Jodi Picoult

Keep your face always toward the sunshine – and shadows will fall behind you.

Walt Whitman

Life always offers you a second chance. It’s called tomorrow.


Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving.

Albert Einstein

Life is short. Buy the shoes, drink the wine, order the dessert.


Never regret anything that made you smile.

Mark Twain

Positive quote - Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference.

Never stop learning because life never stops teaching.


No act of kindness no matter how small is ever wasted.


Remember you’re the one who can fill the world with sunshine.

Snow White

Start each day with a positive thought and a grateful heart.

Roy T. Bennett

Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can.

Arthur Ashe

Strive for progress and not perfection.


The biggest adventure you can ever take is to live the life of your dreams.

Oprah Winfrey

Positive quote - Being happy never goes out of style.

The world is full of nice people. If you can’t find one, be one.

Nishan Panwar

There are exactly as many special occasions in life as we choose to celebrate.

Robert Breault

The more you praise and celebrate your life, the more there is in life to celebrate.

Oprah Winfrey

Think big thoughts but relish small pleasures.

H. Jackson Brown Jr.

Thoughts become things. Choose the good ones!

Mike Dooley

Throw kindness around like confetti.


Try to be a rainbow in someone’s cloud.

Maya Angelou

Positive quote - It's not all sunshine and rainbows

Whatever you are, be a good one.

Abraham Lincoln

Why fit in when you were born to stand out?

Dr. Seuss.

Wrinkles should merely indicate where smiles have been.

Mark Twain

Write it. Shoot it. Publish it. Crochet it, sauté it, whatever. MAKE.

Joss Whedon

You do not find the happy life. You make it.

Thomas S. Monson

You don’t have to be perfect to be amazing.


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Until next time,

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