37 Quotes About Avoiding Negativity


Some of the biggest critics of our lives are ourselves. Removing negative self talk is one of the best ways to empower your future and remove the negative energy of your life. Here is a look at some of the best quotes about avoiding negativity that are encouraging.

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

“All negativity is an illusion created by the limited mind to protect and defend itself.”

“Criticism does not make you smarter or better than the one you are criticizing. In fact, the stuff you are critical of in others is the same stuff you don’t like about yourself.”

“Don’t let people pull you into their storms. Pull them into your peace.”

“Dwelling on the negative simply contributes to its power.”

“Expect while reaching for the stars, people to whirl by with their dark clouds and storm upon you.”

“Fear is that little dark room where negatives are developed.”

“I don’t have time to distinguish between the unfortunate and the incompetent.”

“If they disrespect you to your face imagine what they’re doing behind your back.”

“If you accept the expectations of others, especially negative ones, then you never will change the outcome.”

“If you don’t know the struggle, you don’t know your strength.”

“It is easier to avoid the effects of others’ negativity when we question if an action or attitude is appropriately directed at us. If it isn’t, we can choose to sidestep it and let it pass.”

“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.”

“Negative people need drama like oxygen. Stay positve, it will take their breath away.”

“Negativity is an addiction to the bleak shadow that lingers around every human form … you can transfigure negativity by turning it toward the light of your soul.”

“Negativity is the enemy of creativity.”

“Never make negative comments or spread rumors about anyone. It depreciates their reputation and yours”

“No matter how good you are, someone is always going to be against you. But never let them be the limit of your success.”

“Nobody can motivate himself in a positive direction by continually using negative words.”

“Nothing can doom man but the belief in doom, for this prevents the movement of return.”

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

“Seeing the glass as half empty is more positive than seeing it as half full. Through such a lens the only choice is to pour more. That is righteous pessimism.”

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

“Some people grumble that roses have thorns; I am grateful that thorns have roses.”

“Stop allowing other people to dilute or poison your day with their words or opinions.”

“Stop letting people who do so little for you control so much of your mind, feelings and emotions.”

“The greatest griefs are those we cause ourselves.”

“The mind acts like an enemy for those who do not control it.”

“The world is round and the place which may seem like the end may also be only the beginning.”

“There are some people who always seem angry and continuously look for conflict. Walk away; the battle they are fighting isn’t with you, it is with themselves.”

“There is little difference in people, but that little difference makes a big difference. The little difference is attitude. The big difference is whether it is positive or negative.”

“To expect defeat is nine-tenths of defeat itself.”

“Whatever you do, good or bad, people will always have something negative to say.”

“When someone tells me”no,” it doesn’t mean I can’t do it, it simply means I can’t do it with them.”

“Worry deprives you of strength and makes everything much worse, than what actually is.”

“You cannot expect to live a positive life if you hang with negative people.”

“You will face your greatest opposition when you are closest to your biggest miracle.”

When you are dealing with negativity in your life, one of the best things to do is refocus and rebalance yourself.