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Positive Mind Quotes That Will Inspire Personal Growth

The best way to live a fulfilled life is by adopting positive mindsets and letting go of negative ones. These positive mind quotes can help inspire personal growth in both mental health and success.

It’s important to remember that your thoughts have power, so it’s worth taking the time to think about what you want them to be!

This not only helps you achieve the goals and dreams you want, but it can also help your wellbeing.

Positive thinking is something that takes a lot of effort to develop (just like any other skill) but it will reap great benefits if applied consistently.

Consider this quote from popular poet Kahlil Gibran, “You are a child of the universe, no less than the trees and the stars; you have a right to be here.”

The importance of positive thinking shows that we all deserve happiness and acceptance for who we are as individuals, so I hope you find inspiration in today’s quotes on positive thinking.

Positive mind quotes for everyday inspiration

“Life’s like a movie, write your own ending.” – Joe E. Lewis

“Be happy. It’s one way of being wise.” – Oscar Wilde

“Happiness is the consequence of personal effort. You fight for it, strive for it, insist upon it, and sometimes even travel around the world looking for it. You have to participate relentlessly in the manifestations of your own blessings.” – James A. Michener

“Your mind will answer most questions if you learn to relax and wait for the answer.” – William S. Burroughs

“Be at war with your vices, at peace with your neighbors, and let every new day be the legacy of a virtuous yesterday.” – Benjamin Franklin

“The only person you are destined to become is the person you decide to be.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

positive mind quotes for success

“Each morning we are born again. What we do today is what matters most.” – Buddha

“Overcome bad habits, and you will have good habits. Overcome bad attitudes, and you will have good attitudes.” – Tom Landry

“I’m blessed with a wonderful family and great friends. I live in a beautiful place. And I’ve been able to make a living doing what I love the most—singing and making music.” – LeAnn Rimes

“Nothing is impossible, the word itself says ‘I’m possible’!”- Audrey Hepburn

“If you expect nothing from anybody, you’re never disappointed.” – Neil Sedaka

“You can always do a little bit more than what’s expected of you and when it comes to doing the right thing for university football I don’t know any limits. So bring it on. Let’s play big time college football, let’s play for championships.” – Nick Saban

“My mom told me to never quit because quitting wasn’t an option.” – Tim Tebow

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“There are no traffic jams along the extra mile.” – Roger Staubach

“Be who you are and say what you feel because those that matter don’t mind and those that mind don’t matter.” – Dr. Seuss

“If you’re not fired with enthusiasm, you’ll be fired with enthusiasm.” – Vince Lombardi

“You have enemies? Good. That means you’ve stood up for something, sometime in your life.” – Winston Churchill

“15 Minutes of Praise Can Change the Rest of Your Day!” — Joyce Meyer

“He who conquers others is strong; he who conquers himself is mighty.” – Lao Tzu

“When things go wrong, don’t go with them.” – Elvis Presley

“The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.” – Franklin D. Roosevelt

Positive quotes to live by

“We can’t always be popular, but we can always make a difference.”- Gordon B. Hinckley

“If you want to turn your life around, you have to turn your thinking around.”- Dr. Wayne W. Dyer

positive attitude quotes

“The measure of success is not whether you have a tough problem to deal with, but whether it’s the same problem you had last year.”- John Wooden

“If your dreams don’t scare you, they aren’t big enough.”- Stephane Gendron

“There are two kinds of people: those who do the work and those who take the credit. Try to be in the first one.”- Indira Gandhi

“The formula for success is not just good ideas, but good execution of good ideas.”- Larry Ellison

“People often say that motivation doesn’t last. Well neither does bathing—that’s why we recommend it daily.” – Zig Ziglar

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“I never let schooling interfere with my education.”- Mark Twain

“The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.”- Martin Luther King Jr.

“You cannot shake hands with a clenched fist.”- Indira Gandhi

“I am not bound to win, but I am bound to be true. I am not bound to succeed, but I am bound to live by the light that I have. I must stand with anybody that stands right, and stand with him while he is right, and part with him when he goes wrong.” – Abraham Lincoln

“If you want to lift yourself up, lift up someone else.”- Booker T. Washington

“It is our choices…that show what we truly are far more than our abilities.” – J.K Rowling

“I have learned over the years that when one’s mind is made up, this diminishes fear; knowing what must be done does away with fear.” – Rosa Parks

“All things are difficult before they are easy. ” – Thomas Fuller

“The person who removes a mountain begins by carrying away small stones”. – Chinese proverb

“Even if you’re on the right track, you’ll get run over if you just sit there.” – Will Rogers

“The greatest growth comes from experiences outside our comfort zone.”- Robert Kiyosaki

“If you are not willing to risk the usual, you will have to settle for the ordinary.” – Jim Rohn

“When we give cheerfully and accept gratefully, everyone is blessed.” — Maya Angelou

“As I look back upon my life, I realize that every time I thought I was being rejected from something good, I was actually being re-directed to something better.” – Unknown

“What is your dream? Why do you want it? What would be different in your life if you had this dream?” – Unknown

“Don’t spend so much time trying to be normal. It’s okay to be weird.” -Dr. Seuss

“A strong positive mental attitude will create more miracles than any wonder drug.” – Willie Nelson

“If you don’t value your time, neither will others.”  – Robert Pagliarini

“The great pleasure in life is doing what people say you cannot do.”  – Walter Gagehot

“The price of success is hard work, dedication to the job at hand, and the determination that whether we win or lose, we have applied the best of ourselves to the task at hand. – Vince Lombardi

“Just do it.” -Nike  

“Do one thing every day that scares you.” -Eleanor Roosevelt

“You miss 100% of the shots you don’t take!” –Wayne Gretzky

“I am very tough because I was raised with five brothers.” – Helen Thomas

“When people tell me I can’t do something, I’m almost insulted. It’s like saying I had no talent or ability whatsoever.” – Danica Patrick

“I can accept failure, everyone fails at something. But I can’t accept not trying.” – Michael Jordan

“Success comes before work only in the dictionary.” – David Viscott

“You must learn to be still in the midst of activity and to be vibrantly alive in repose.” – James Russell Lowell

“The space between your dreams is where your reality sits.” – Unknown

Positive mind quotes for success

“Your imagination is your preview of life’s coming attractions.” -Albert Einstein

“The secret to success is to stop thinking about it as a job. Keep dreaming and stay focused on the future, not the past.” -Tony Robbins

“You can’t become what you need to be by remaining who you are.” -Unknown

“At every door we encounter, that which we choose will determine what we become.” -Anonymous

“Success is the sum of small efforts, repeated day in and day out.” -Robert Collier

“You don’t have to be great to start, but you have to start to be great.” -Zig Ziglar

positive mindset quotes

“Nothing in the world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not: nothing is more common than unsuccessful men with talent. Genius will not: unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not: the world is full of educated derelicts. Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent.” -Calvin Coolidge

“If you fail at something, try again right away without giving up too quickly or thinking it’s impossible or that you’re stupid or any other negative thought about yourself (because the only person who has control over your thoughts is you).” -Unknown

“We know what we are, but not what we may be.” -William Shakespeare

“The only place where success comes before work is in the dictionary.” -Vidal Sassoon

“Success doesn’t come to you…you go to it.” -Marva Collins

“The first step toward success is taken when you refuse to be a captive of the environment in which you first find yourself.” -Mark Caine

“Obstacles are like wild animals. They are cowards but they will bluff you if they can.” -Samuel Smiles

“If what you do isn’t working, do something else.” -Thomas Edison

“In order to succeed, your desire for success should be greater than fear of failure.” -Bill Cosby

“I do not think there is any other quality so essential to success of any kind as the quality of perseverance. It overcomes almost everything, even nature.” -Theodore Roosevelt

“Success is walking from failure to failure with no loss of enthusiasm.” -Winston Churchill

“Someone has said that it’s not what we’ve got, but what we do with what we’ve got that counts. We have a certain amount of energy, and if you use it in worrying instead of working out problems, or complaining instead of trying to find solutions…why you’re just throwing away your energy. Remember that tomorrow will probably be worse than today unless you do something about it.” -Eleanor Roosevelt

Positive mind quotes to get unstuck

“I am not the type of person who, when things are tough, just says, ‘Woe is me.’”- Michelle Obama

“In order to succeed, we must first believe that we can.” – Nikita Johnson

“Start where you are and continue until you have found the strength in yourself to continue no more.” – Frederic Moreau

“Your best days are still ahead of you.” – Unknown

“No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

“Love yourself first and everything else falls into line.” ~Marilyn Monroe

“We must believe that we are gifted for something, and that this thing, at whatever cost, must be attained.” – Marie Curie

“Believe in your dreams and all your goals will be realized.” – Unknown

“In order to have a comfortable future, it is necessary to create a magical present.” – RuPaul Charles

“The greatest mistake you can make in life is continually fearing you will make one.” – Elbert Hubbard

“Failure is not the opposite of success, it’s part of success.” – Unknown

“Oh how sweet it is to give someone a second chance! That’s why I never give up. For those who have fought long and hard in battle, then failed miserably…the determination that they will win next time is what keeps them going. One day we will find our courage again. And when we face defeat for a third time, with even more experience under our belts, we shall surely win the great victory we seek. The only failure here is giving up on yourself through your own complacency.” – Michelle Obama

“The tragedy in life does not lie in not reaching your goal. The tragedy lies in having no goal to reach. It isn’t a calamity to die with dreams unfulfilled, but it is a calamity not to dream. It is not a disgrace not to reach the stars, but it is a disgrace to have no stars to reach for.” – Ben Carson

“You can never cross the ocean until you have the courage to lose sight of the land.”- Christopher Columbus

“Keep moving forward and don’t stop until you get there.” – Walt Disney

“You only live once…but if you do it right, once is enough.” ~ Mae West

“If you want to live a happy life, tie it to a goal, not to people or things.” – Albert Einstein

“There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.” -Albert Einstein

“When I was 5 years old, my mother always told me that happiness was the key to life. When I went to school, they asked me what I wanted to be when I grew up. I wrote down ‘happy’. They told me I didn’t understand the assignment and I told them they didn’t understand life.” – John Lennon

“Be happy. It’s one way of being wise.” – Robert Ingersoll

“Think like a queen. A queen is not afraid to fail. Failure is another stepping stone in life.” – Beyonce Knowles

“There are some defeats more triumphant than victories.” – Joseph Conrad

“To be successful, you must act big.” – Dianna Owens Ford

“I never doubted for a second that I could become who I thought I could be…All the adversity I’ve had in my life, all my troubles and obstacles have strengthened me… You may not realize it when it happens, but a kick in the teeth may be the best thing in the world for you.” – Walt Disney

Positive mind quotes for a new beginning

“The highest and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart.”- Helen Keller

“Keep your thoughts positive because your thoughts become your words.”- Oprah Winfrey

“If you set out to make others happy, you’ll eventually end up being happy yourself.” – Audrey Hepburn

“Happiness is not something you postpone for the future; it is something you design for and bring into the present.” – Jim Rohn

“The greatest discovery of all time is that a person can change his future by merely changing his attitude.” – Oprah Winfrey

“We are what we think. All that we are arises with our thoughts. With our thoughts, we make the world.” – Buddha

“I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it. The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear.” – Nelson Mandela

“When I let go of what I am, I become what I might be.” – Lao Tzu

“A positive attitude may not solve all your problems, but it will annoy enough people to make it worth the effort.” – Herm Albright

“Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.” – Mahatma Gandhi

“Commitment and focus turn dreams into reality.”- Oprah Winfrey

“We live in a wonderful world that is full of beauty, charm and adventure. There is no end to the adventures we can have if only we seek them with our eyes open.” – Jawaharial Nehru

“Indecision may or may not be my problem. Activity itself doesn’t bring happiness. Happiness comes from some sort of victory, success, or positive accomplishment.” – Abraham Lincoln

“Live as though you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.” – Mahatma Gandhi

“The whole point of being alive is to evolve into the best possible version of yourself which involves continuous learning and growing.” – Jim Rohn 

“Believe in yourself! Have faith in your abilities! Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy.” – Norman Vincent Peale 

Maintaining a positive mindset no matter what may happen in my life is crucial to achieving personal growth. It may be difficult to remain positive in the face of adversity but it can be done with time and practice.  

Take a deep breath, step back from the situation and remind yourself that things will get better.

As something good happens make sure you reflect on how far you’ve come and how much further you’ve yet to go.

If there is one thing I have learned about life so far it’s this: happiness does not happen by chance but rather as an effect of one’s actions over time.  

A positive mindset does not mean that one must always be happy or in a good mood but rather it means staying upbeat and hopeful about life despite the troubles we all inevitably face.    

Make a conscious effort to push negative thoughts aside and instead fill your head with positive ideas that reflect your long term goals.  

Go forth and conquer! Did you find these positive mind quotes helpful today? Let us know in the comments.

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