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Attitude Quotes

Even though ‘attitude’ has come to attain an extra meaning in pop culture, its actual definition still goes on as a state of mind, which involves beliefs, values, and dispositions to act in particular way. Our attitude is what prompts us to see the world in whichever way we like. For instance, if we have a good mind and take everything in a positive way, only good things will happen to us. On the contrary, if we see the world in a negative light, we will perceive everything around us as negative. Yes, folks, nothing will work unless you make them work. Read these quotes about attitude to have a right attitude in life.

Alexander Hamilton

A promise must never be broken.

Drew Barrymore

I don't want to be stinky poo poo girl, I want to be happy flower child.

Hillary Clinton

I'm undaunted in my quest to amuse myself by constantly changing my hair.

Lenny Kravitz

Every night is different, you never know what it's going to be like. I remember every night. I don't like to compare them.

Ernest Hemingway

Once we have a war there is only one thing to do. It must be won. For defeat brings worse things than any that can ever happen in war.

Edgar Allan Poe

All religion, my friend, is simply evolved out of fraud, fear, greed, imagination, and poetry.

Gloria Steinem

Childbirth is more admirable than conquest, more amazing than self-defense, and as courageous as either one.

Billy Joel

I'd rather laugh with the sinners than cry with the saints - The sinners are much more fun.

Steve Martin

I believe that sex is one of the most beautiful, natural, wholesome things that money can buy.

Dan Quayle

I believe we are on an irreversible trend toward more freedom and democracy - but that could change.

Aldous Huxley

My fate cannot be mastered; it can only be collaborated with and thereby, to some extent, directed. Nor am I the captain of my soul; I am only its noisiest passenger.

Larry King

I fantasized being a broadcaster.

T. S. Eliot

And they write innumerable books; being too vain and distracted for silence: seeking every one after his own elevation, and dodging his emptiness.

Toni Morrison

I wrote my first novel because I wanted to read it.

Louisa May Alcott

Far away there in the sunshine are my highest aspirations. I may not reach them, but I can look up and see their beauty, believe in them, and try to follow them.

John Milton

A good book is the precious lifeblood of a master spirit.

George Eliot

A toddling little girl is a centre of common feeling which makes the most dissimilar people understand each other.

Joseph Campbell

I don't have to have faith, I have experience.

Chuck Palahniuk

If I can't be beautiful, I want to be invisible.


An imbalance between rich and poor is the oldest and most fatal ailment of all republics.

Albert Schweitzer

Happiness is nothing more than good health and a bad memory.

Denis Waitley

Change the changeable, accept the unchangeable, and remove yourself from the unacceptable.

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Gene Tierney

I am not the kind of woman who excuses her mistakes while reminding us of what used to be.

Drew Barrymore

I never regret anything. Because every little detail of your life is what made you into who you are in the end.

Stevie Nicks

I was not going to be a stupid girl singer. I was going to be way more than that.

Lenny Kravitz

God is always in my life, and that's the most important thing to me.

Walt Disney

I believe in being an innovator.

Steve Martin

I like a woman with a head on her shoulders. I hate necks.

Douglas MacArthur

Only those are fit to live who are not afraid to die.

Alan Watts

Some believe all that parents, tutors, and kindred believe. They take their principles by inheritance, and defend them as they would their estates, because they are born heirs to them.

Lewis Carroll

She generally gave herself very good advice, (though she very seldom followed it).

Lou Holtz

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

George Burns

I'd rather be a failure at something I love than a success at something I hate.

Zora Neale Hurston

I do not weep at the world I am too busy sharpening my oyster knife.

Norman Vincent Peale

Four things for success: work and pray, think and believe.


I would rather be first in a little Iberian village than second in Rome.

Bill Watterson

God put me on this earth to accomplish a certain number of things. Right now I am so far behind that I will never die.


Always keep your composure. You can't score from the penalty box; and to win, you have to score.

Henry Ward Beecher

A person without a sense of humor is like a wagon without springs. It's jolted by every pebble on the road.

John Greenleaf Whittier

You don't always win your battles, but it's good to know you fought.

Gene Tierney

Rehearsals and screening rooms are often unreliable because they can't provide the chemistry between an audience and what appears on the stage or screen.

Alexander Hamilton

I never expect to see a perfect work from an imperfect man.

Arnold Schwarzenegger

Milk is for babies. When you grow up you have to drink beer.

Robin Williams

You're only given a little spark of madness. You mustn't lose it.

Lenny Kravitz

I don't think about the styles. I write whatever comes out and I use whatever kind of instrumentation works for those songs.

Willie Nelson

Most of the stuff I've read about me has been true.

Halle Berry

While being called beautiful is extremely flattering, I would much rather be noticed for my work as an actress.

Venus Williams

I don't come to tournaments to make friends, to go to parties, to hold conversations. I come to be the best, and I'm not mean and cruel and dirty.

James Baldwin

An identity would seem to be arrived at by the way in which the person faces and uses his experience.

Courtney Love

I like to behave in an extremely normal, wholesome manner for the most part in my daily life. Even if mentally I'm consumed with sick visions of violence, terror, sex and death.

Aldous Huxley

Those who believe that they are exclusively in the right are generally those who achieve something.

Toni Morrison

If you surrendered to the air, you could ride it.

John Milton

No man who knows aught, can be so stupid to deny that all men naturally were born free.

Bill Bryson

I have long known that it is part of God's plan for me to spend a little time with each of the most stupid people on earth.

Norman Vincent Peale

Getting people to like you is merely the other side of liking them.

Napolean Hill

Fears are nothing more than a state of mind.

Ambrose Bierce

An egotist is a person of low taste - more interested in himself than in me.


A portion of mankind take pride in their vices and pursue their purpose; many more waver between doing what is right and complying with what is wrong.

John Dryden

Successful crimes alone are justified.

Andre Gide

God depends on us. It is through us that God is achieved.

Anatole France

It is better to understand little than to misunderstand a lot.

Chi Chi Rodriguez

I'm getting so old, I don't even buy green bananas anymore.

Rita Rudner

I love to shop after a bad relationship. I don't know. I buy a new outfit and it makes me feel better. It just does. Sometimes I see a really great outfit, I'll break up with someone on purpose.

Cameron Diaz

I don't believe you should make fun of anyone but yourself.

Gene Tierney

Jealousy is, I think, the worst of all faults because it makes a victim of both parties.

Alexander Hamilton

A well adjusted person is one who makes the same mistake twice without getting nervous.

Adolf Hitler

Humanitarianism is the expression of stupidity and cowardice.

Theodore Roosevelt

I care not what others think of what I do, but I care very much about what I think of what I do! That is character!

Joe Rogan

I don't care if you're gay, black, Chinese, straight. That means nothing to me. It's all an illusion.

Elizabeth I

I know I have the body of a weak and feeble woman, but I have the heart and stomach of a king, and of a king of England too.

Malcolm X

I'm for truth, no matter who tells it. I'm for justice, no matter who it's for or against.

Ulysses S. Grant

I have never advocated war except as a means of peace.

Chevy Chase

I was always the guy getting kicked out of my classes at school for having an attitude problem.

Calvin Coolidge

I have never been hurt by what I have not said.

James Baldwin

Europe has what we do not have yet, a sense of the mysterious and inexorable limits of life, a sense, in a word, of tragedy. And we have what they sorely need: a sense of life's possibilities.

Dr. Seuss

I meant what I said and I said what I meant.

Andrew Carnegie

As I grow older, I pay less attention to what men say. I just watch what they do.

Alan Watts

And the attitude of faith is the very opposite of clinging to belief, of holding on.

Billy Graham

A child who is allowed to be disrespectful to his parents will not have true respect for anyone.

John Maynard Keynes

A study of the history of opinion is a necessary preliminary to the emancipation of the mind.

Robert Frost

Style is that which indicates how the writer takes himself and what he is saying. It is the mind skating circles around itself as it moves forward.

John Stuart Mill

A person may cause evil to others not only by his actions but by his inaction, and in either case he is justly accountable to them for the injury.

John Milton

Let not England forget her precedence of teaching nations how to live.

George Burns

If it's a good script I'll do it. And if it's a bad script, and they pay me enough, I'll do it.

Vladimir Nabokov

I think like a genius, I write like a distinguished author, and I speak like a child.

Mae West

It isn't what I do, but how I do it. It isn't what I say, but how I say it, and how I look when I do it and say it.

Dale Carnegie

Happiness doesn't depend on any external conditions, it is governed by our mental attitude.

Norman Vincent Peale

Change yourself and your work will seem different.


Character is long-standing habit.

George Santayana

I like to walk about among the beautiful things that adorn the world; but private wealth I should decline, or any sort of personal possessions, because they would take away my liberty.

Andre Gide

Everything has been said before, but since nobody listens we have to keep going back and beginning all over again.

Alexander Hamilton

A national debt, if it is not excessive, will be to us a national blessing.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

Competition has been shown to be useful up to a certain point and no further, but cooperation, which is the thing we must strive for today, begins where competition leaves off.

Arnold Schwarzenegger

I know a lot of athletes and models are written off as just bodies. I never felt used for my body.

Elton John

I have a much better relationship with the press than I did, I think because I stood my ground.

Gwen Stefani

I don't mean this in a stuck-up way, but I needed an attitude song.

Osama bin Laden

The dream to kill me will never be completed.

Elizabeth I

If thy heart fails thee, climb not at all.

Malcolm X

I am for violence if non-violence means we continue postponing a solution to the American black man's problem just to avoid violence.

Venus Williams

Some people say that I have an attitude- Maybe I do. But I think that you have to. You have to believe in yourself when no one else does- that makes you a winner right there.