Quotes about Attitude

The greatest discovery of my generation is that human beings can alter their lives by altering their attitudes of mind. William James

Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other one thing. Abraham Lincoln

Ability is what you’re capable of doing. Motivation determines what you do. Attitude determines how well you do it. Lou Holtz

People are not disturbed by things, but by the view they take of them. Epictetus

It is our attitude at the beginning of a difficult task which more than anything else will affect its successful outcome. William James

Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal; nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude. Thomas Jefferson

Any fact facing us is not as important as our attitude toward it, for that determines our success or failure. The way you think about a fact may defeat you before you ever do anything about it. You are overcome by the fact because you think you are. Norman Vincent Peale

Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference. Winston Churchill.

He who has so little knowledge of human nature as to seek happiness by changing anything but his own disposition will waste his life in fruitless efforts. Samuel Johnson

Whether you think that you can, or that you can’t, you are usually right. Henry Ford

The meaning of things lies not in the things themselves, but in our attitude towards them. Antoine de Saint-Exupery

If you don’t like something, change it. If you can’t change it, change your attitude. Don’t complain. Maya Angelou

Could we change our attitude, we should not only see life differently, but life itself would come to be different. Life would undergo a change of appearance because we ourselves had undergone a change of attitude. Katherine Mansfield

To think we are able is almost to be so; to determine upon attainment is frequently attainment itself; earnest resolution has often seemed to have about it almost a savor of omnipotence. Samuel Smiles

I believe the single most significant decision I can make on a day-to-day basis is my choice of attitude…When my attitudes are right, there is no barrier too high, no valley too deep, no dream too extreme, no challenge too great for me. Charles R Swindoll

Adopting the right attitude can convert a negative stress into a positive one. Hans Selye

My attitude is never to be satisfied, never enough, never. Duke Ellington

The remarkable thing is, we have a choice everyday regarding the attitude we will embrace for that day. Charles R Swindoll

We cannot change our past. We can not change the fact that people act in a certain way. We can not change the inevitable. The only thing we can do is play on the one string we have, and that is our attitude. Charles R Swindoll

When you have vision it affects your attitude. Your attitude is optimistic rather than pessimistic. Charles R Swindoll

You cannot control what happens to you, but you can control your attitude toward what happens to you, and in that, you will be mastering change rather than allowing it to master you. Brian Tracy