Positive Quotes (379)

Quotes and citations about positive


Does not the very word 'creative' mean to build, to initiate, to give out, to act - rather than to be acted upon, to be subjective? Living photography is positive in its approach, it sings a song of life - not death.

By : Berenice Abbott

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Constructive criticism is about finding something good and positive to soften the blow to the real critique of what really went on.

By : Paula Abdul

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When I was a kid, no one would believe anything positive that you could say about black people. That's a terrible burden.

By : Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

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I think a lot of times we don't pay enough attention to people with a positive attitude because we assume they are naive or stupid or unschooled.

By : Amy Adams

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I believe that when you work on yourself, you are attracted by different, more positive beings.

By : Isabelle Adjani

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I have grown up but that should be a positive thing. When you look at a photo album it's lovely to remember being so young but it's also good to know you grew up!

By : Jenny Agutter

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I want to make sure that no matter how long I go through this, I don't fall into the trap of changing and modifying how I do things that aren't a positive example. I want to remain somebody that the entire family can listen to or watch.

By : Clay Aiken

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I have never won a race, and that is my main disappointment - but you have to be positive.

By : Jean Alesi

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I have long been a supporter of the Head Start program because each and every year I witness the dramatic positive impact that early intervention services have on children's lives in my congressional district.

By : Lucille Roybal Allard

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Men are liars. We'll lie about lying if we have to. I'm an algebra liar. I figure two good lies make a positive.

By : Tim Allen

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Work hard, stay positive, and get up early. It's the best part of the day.

By : George Allen, Sr.

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I think I'm the most positive guy still going in my generation, and I'm out there to prove that.

By : Luther Allison

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Measurements of the specific ionization of both the positive and negative particles, by counting the number of droplets per unit length along the tracks, showed the great majority of both the positive and negative particles to possess unit electric charge.

By : Carl D. Anderson

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Although our inattention can contribute to our lack of total well-being, we also have the power to choose positive behaviors and responses. In that choice we change our every experience of life!

By : Greg Anderson

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I always had this non-stop drive. I had to keep sending stories out and every once in awhile I'd get something accepted or get the little trickle of positive feedback.

By : Kevin J. Anderson

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One positive command he gave us: You shall love and honor your emperor. In every congregation a prayer must be said for the czar's health, or the chief of police would close the synagogue.

By : Mary Antin

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Canadians tend to be a bit more religious than most Europeans - though not more than the Poles or Ukrainians. Most important, their attitude to immigration and ethnic minorities is more positive than that of most Europeans.

By : Timothy Garton Ash

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His tenacity is unmatched in my opinion. Incredible how someone could have suffered that long and come back out of prison with such a good heart and positive things to say and do.

By : Maurice Ashley

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The feedback that I get from my association with Gomez is heartwarming. It is very difficult for me to take anything but a positive view of the Gomez phenomenon.

By : John Astin

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Aside from sales, the letters from readers have been primarily positive.

By : Jean M. Auel

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A positive attitude can really make dreams come true - it did for me.

By : David Bailey

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I am conscious of my inability to grasp, in all its details and positive developments, any very large portion of human knowledge.

By : Mikhail Bakunin

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I've always believed that you can think positive just as well as you can think negative.

By : James A. Baldwin

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This place? Nothing positive. OK, I want to say something positive. It's positively a dump.

By : Charles Barkley

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It may take practice to think more positively and more compassionately, but just as you must train a puppy to behave the way you want it to, you must train your mind to behave itself. Otherwise, like the puppy, your mind will just make a lot of messes.

By : Tom Barrett

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It just seems that you were talking positively about McDonald's, that they are... attempting this healthy lifestyle, and yet when we're talking right now... it seems that you're saying they need to make more responsibility.

By : Maria Bartiromo

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I consider it useless and tedious to represent what exists, because nothing that exists satisfies me. Nature is ugly, and I prefer the monsters of my fancy to what is positively trivial.

By : Charles Baudelaire

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At any rate, I can only see such a success having positive effects for everyone, particularly as our anticipation of the World cup would only increase further.

By : Franz Beckenbauer

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The World Cup tournament overall and, naturally, the new stadiums at its heart, are the ideal platform to portray Germany as a positive and exceptional location, and above all of course, as a highly capable economic location.

By : Franz Beckenbauer

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I'm a very driven, ambitious, positive person. But I'm a spiritual person as well. I believe in creative visualization. So for me to go to America - which I find such a positive place - well, I took to it like a duck to water.

By : Victoria Beckham

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You shall always find what you created in your mind, for instance, a benevolent God or an evil Devil. Between them are countless facets. Therefore, concentrate on the depth of your consciousness and on what you consider to be positive and good.

By : Hans Bender

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Frustration, although quite painful at times, is a very positive and essential part of success.

By : Bo Bennett

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Having a positive mental attitude is asking how something can be done rather than saying it can't be done.

By : Bo Bennett

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So I took it as a very positive sign that the club came to me rather than the other way round.

By : Dennis Bergkamp

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Injustice, poverty, slavery, ignorance - these may be cured by reform or revolution. But men do not live only by fighting evils. They live by positive goals, individual and collective, a vast variety of them, seldom predictable, at times incompatible.

By : Isaiah Berlin

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I wished to go completely outside and to make a symbolic start for my enterprise of regenerating the life of humankind within the body of society and to prepare a positive future in this context.

By : Joseph Beuys

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We expect all our businesses to have a positive impact on our top and bottom lines. Profitability is very important to us or we wouldn't be in this business.

By : Jeff Bezos

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I'm looking forward to influencing others in a positive way. My message is you can do anything if you just put your mind to it.

By : Justin Bieber

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Positive, adj.: Mistaken at the top of one's voice.

By : Ambrose Bierce

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To be positive is to be mistaken at the top of one's voice.

By : Ambrose Bierce

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