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The Best Quotes About Attitude

Updated June 14, 2019 573 votes 130 voters 18.7k views69 items

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A list of the best attitude quotes and sayings, including the names of each speaker or author when available. This list is sorted by popularity, so only the most famous attitude quotes are at the top. The authors of these historic attitude quotes are displayed next to each quote, so if you see one you like be sure to check out other inspirational attitude quotes from that same writer.

This list answers the questions, "What are the best quotes about attitude?" and "What are inspirational attitude quotes?"

This list includes notable attitude quotes by various authors, writers, playwrights, speakers, politicians, athletes, poets, and more. Vote on your favorites so that the greatest attitude quotes rise to the top, as the order of the list changes dynamically based on votes. Don't let your favorite attitude sayings get to the bottom of the list.
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    You cannot tailor make your situation in life, but you can tailor make your attitudes to fit those situations.

    Zig Ziglar
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    Seriousness is the only refuge of the shallow.

    Oscar Wilde
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    Good nature is more agreeable in conversation than wit and gives a certain air to the countenance which is more amiable than beauty.

    Joseph Addison
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    Life would be a perpetual flea hunt if a man were obliged to run down all the innuendoes, inveracities, and insinuations and misrepresentations which are uttered against him.

    Henry Ward Beecher
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    It is better to know nothing than to know what ain't so.

    Josh Billings
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    I never expect to lose. Even when I'm the underdog, I still prepare a victory speech.

    H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
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    I don't wait for moods. You accomplish nothing if you do that. Your mind must know it has got to get down to earth.

    Pearl S. Buck
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    There are two big forces at work, external and internal. We have very little control over external forces such as tornadoes, earthquakes, floods, disasters, illness and pain. What really matters is the internal force. How do I respond to those disasters? Over that I have complete control.

    Leo Buscaglia
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    Attitudes are the forerunners of conditions.

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

    Julius Caesar
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    In War: Resolution. In Defeat: Defiance. In Victory: Magnanimity. In Peace: Goodwill.

    Winston Churchill
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    A man can believe a considerable deal of rubbish, and yet go about his daily work in a rational and cheerful manner.

    Norman Douglas
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    Events will take their course, it is no good of being angry at them; he is happiest who wisely turns them to the best account.

    Euripides
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    We awaken in others the same attitude of mind we hold toward them.

    Elbert Hubbard
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    Certain thoughts are prayers. There are moments when, whatever be the attitude of the body, the soul is on its knees.

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

    William James
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    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
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    Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see the shadow.

    Helen Keller
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    A pessimist and an optimist, so much the worse; so much the better.

    Jean de La Fontaine
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    Don't introduce me to that man! I want to go on hating him, and I can't hate a man whom I know.

    Charles Lamb
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    Take the attitude of a student, Never be to big to ask questions, Never know to much to learn something new.

    Og Mandino
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    One's destination is never a place, but rather a new way of looking at things.

    Henry Miller
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    A great attitude does much more than turn on the lights in our worlds; it seems to magically connect us to all sorts of serendipitous opportunities that were somehow absent before the change.

    Earl Nightingale
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    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
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    Never elated when someone's oppressed, never dejected when another one's blessed.

    Alexander Pope