11 Positive Quotes To Help You Through A Rough Day

We are so often hit with negativity—negative news, negative perspectives— negative attitudes —and  sometimes it just seems impossible to remain positive.  But having a positive mind-frame and continuing to speak positivity in your life can help minimize the impact that bad situations can have on our lives. If you are having a hard time remaining positive read these quotes to keep your spirits high and your good vibes flowing.

1. “If you invite negativity in, you have to feed it and hang out with it. Best not to invite it in.”

— Erykah Badu

2. “Things might not go as planned, but at the end of the day it's up to me to take the risks and do what I love most. And I don't owe anybody an explanation. My journey is my journey.”

—Janelle Monae

3. “No matter what anybody says, what matters most is what you think of yourself.”

— India Arie

4. “Always turn a negative situation into a positive situation.”

—Michael Jordan

5. “An attitude of positive expectation is the mark of the superior personality.”  

– Brian Tracy

6. “Today is a new beginning, a chance to turn your failures into achievements & your sorrows into so goods. No room for excuses.”

– Joel Brown

7. “The best way to gain self-confidence is to do what you are afraid to do.”

– Unknown

8. “Work hard for what you want because it won't come to you without a fight. You have to be strong and courageous and know that you can do anything you put your mind to. If somebody puts you down or criticizes you, just keep on believing in yourself and turn it into something positive.

— Leah LaBelle

9. “When you wake up every day, you have two choices. You can either be positive or negative; an optimist or a pessimist. I choose to be an optimist. It's all a matter of perspective.”

— Harvey Mackay

10. “If you live long enough, you'll make mistakes. But if you learn from them, you'll be a better person. It's how you handle adversity, not how it affects you. The main thing is never quit, never quit, never quit.”

— William J. Clinton

11. "You can't make positive choices for the rest of your life without an environment that makes those choices easy, natural, and enjoyable.” 

— Deepak Chopra