47 Quotes About Negative People


Dealing with negative attitudes and negative situations can take an emotional and physical toll on yourself. These quotes about negative people remind us to choose the situations and people we are exposed to and to make positive choices for ourselves first.

“A happy person is not a person in a certain set of circumstances, but rather a person with a certain set of attitudes.”

“A negative and toxic person never feels teased with the genuine presence of the pretenders in his network and he always feels pleased with the absence of the genuine leader in his circle.”

“Avoid negative people at all costs. They are the greatest destroyers of self-confidence and self-esteem.”

“Avoid negative people, for they are the greatest destroyers of self confidence and self-esteem. Surround yourself with people who bring out the best in you.”

“Be happy. It really annoys negative people.”

“Certain people give off positive energy, others negative. It’s the quality of someone’s being, a measure of the love with which they’ve led their lives.”

“Cutting negative people from my life does not mean I hate them, it simply means I respect me.”

“Don’t allow negative people to steal your joy. When you lose your joy, you lose your strength.”

“Don’t be distracted by criticism. Remember, the only taste of success some people have is when they take a bite out of you.”

“Don’t give up. There are too many nay-sayers out there who will try to discourage you. Don’t listen to them. The only one who can make you give up is yourself.”

“Don’t let negative and toxic people rent space in your head. Raise the rent and kick them out.”

“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.”

“He who walks with wise men will be wise, but the companion of fools will suffer harm, Let go of the friends who are no longer uplifting you. Spend time with people who inspire you to be better.”

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

“If anyone tries to complicate your life, turn and walk away from them.”

“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 attach to the negative behavior of others it brings you down to their level. ”

“If you really want to live your life to the fullest and realize your greatest potential, you must be willing to run the risk of making some people mad. People may not like what you do, people may not like how you do it, but these people are not living your life. You are!”

“If you’re naturally kind, you attract a lot of people you don’t like.”

“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.”

“Life is flying by. You don’t have time to waste another minute being negative, offended or bitter. If someone did you wrong, get over it and move forward.”

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

“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.”

“Optimists and pessimists die the exact same death, but they live very different lives!”

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

“People who say it cannot be done should not interrupt those who are doing it.”

“People who try to bring you down everyday aren’t important in your life, so you better treat their opinions as such.”

“Protect your good image from the eyes of negative viewers, who may look at your good appearance with an ugly fiendish eye, and ruin your positive qualities with their chemical infested tongues.”

“Save your skin from the corrosive acids from the mouths of toxic people. Someone who just helped you to speak evil about another person can later help another person to speak evil about you.”

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

“The people who test your patience are a blessing.. Without them, you can’t practice patience.”

“The Secret to a long and healthy life is to be stress-free. Be grateful for everything you have, stay away from people who are negative stay smiling and keep running.”

“The whole world can gossip about you, and if you don’t take it personally you are immune.”

“There are two types of people who will tell you that you cannot make a difference in this world: those who are afraid to try and those who are afraid you will succeed.”

“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.”

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

“When we really see other people as they are without taking it personally, we can never be hurt by what they say or do.”

“When you fly high people will throw stones at you. Don’t look down. Just fly higher so the stones won’t reach you”

“You can, you should, and if you’re brave enough to start, you will.”

“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.”

Sometimes the negativity exists in our own minds. Breaking away from negative thoughts alone can help us to make a positive change.

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