Attitude Quotes

Attitude quotes give you more insight as to how truly successful people think.

Denis Waitley believed that your attitude in life helps determine whether you succeed or fail. He quoted:

"Your attitude is either the lock on or key to your door of success." 

He is not the only one. William James famously quoted:

"The greatest revolution of our generation is the discovery that human beings, by changing the inner attitudes of their minds, can change the outer aspects of their lives."

attitude quotes

As you can see, the attitude you carry in life makes a big difference. Brian Tracy quoted on the attitude of optimism:

"Optimism is the one quality more associated with success and happiness than any other."

Below is another one of my favorite quotes on attitude by Charles R. Swindoll...


In case you want to copy it, I reprinted it below:

"The longer I live, the more I realize the impact of attitude on life.

Attitude, to me, is more important than facts. It is more important than the past, the education, the money, than circumstances, than failure, than successes, than what other people think or say or do.

It is more important than appearance, giftedness or skill.

It will make or break a company, a church, a home, etc.

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

We cannot change our past, we cannot change the fact that people will act in a certain way. We cannot change the inevitable.

The only thing we can do is play on the one string we have, and that is our Attitude.

I am convinced that life is 10% what happens to me and 90% of how I react to it.

And so it is with you, we are in charge of our Attitudes."

Charles R. Swindoll


Quotes About Attitude


"If you don't like something, change it. If you can't change it, change your attitude." 

Maya Angelou 


"We all need a daily check up from the neck up to avoid stinkin' thinkin' which ultimately leads to hardening of the attitudes."

Zig Ziglar


"The last of the human freedoms is to choose one’s attitude in any given set of circumstances."

Victor Frankl


"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


"Your attitude, not your aptitude, will determine your altitude." 

Zig Ziglar 


"Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference."

Winston Churchill


"Your attitude is an expression of your values, beliefs and expectations."

Brian Tracy


"You cannot tailor make the situations in life, but you can tailor make the attitudes to fit those situations before they arise."

Zig Ziglar


"If you can't change your fate, change your attitude."

Amy Tan


"Success or failure depends more upon attitude than upon capacity. Successful men act as though they have accomplished or are enjoying something. Soon it becomes a reality. Act, look, feel successful, conduct yourself accordingly, and you will be amazed at the positive results."

William James


"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


"The pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity. The optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty."

Winston Churchill


"Whenever you're in conflict with someone, there is one factor that can make the difference between damaging your relationship and deepening it. That factor is attitude."

William James


"Weakness of attitude becomes weakness of character."

Albert Einstein

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