Attitude Quotes

A painter told me that nobody could draw a tree without in some sort becoming a tree or draw a child by studying the outlines of its form merely... but by watching for a time his motions and plays, the painter enters into his nature and can then draw him at every attitude...
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Forgiveness is not an occasional act it is an attitude.
Martin Luther King, Jr.

Albert einstein - weakness of attitude becomes weakness of...
Carl r. rogers - if we value independence, if we are disturbed by...
Will it not be felt that Virtue, however beautiful, becomes the worst of all attitudes when it is found too feeble to contend with Vice...
Marquis de Sade, Justine
A happy person is not a person in a certain set of circumstances, but rather a person with a certain set of attitudes.
Hugh Downs

The uncompromising attitude is more indicative of an inner uncertainty than a deep conviction. The implacable stand is directed more against the doubt within than the assailant without.
Eric Hoffe
The greatest discovery of my generation is that a human being can alter his life by altering his attitudes of mind.
William James
Those who have easy, cheerful attitudes tend to be happier than those with less pleasant temperaments, regardless of money, making it, or success.
Joyce
Morality is simply the attitude we adopt toward people we personally dislike.
Oscar Wilde
What the world needs is not dogma but an attitude of scientific inquiry combined with a belief that the torture of millions is not desirable, whether inflicted by Stalin or by a Deity imagined in the likeness of the believer.
Bertrand Russell
Attitude is more important than reality.
Elaine Agathe
It is your attitude at the beginning of a task that determines success or failure.
Corrine Dewlow
Certain thoughts are prayers. There are moments when whatever be the attitude of the body, the soul is on its knees.
Victor Hugo
When you have shot and killed a man you have in some measure clarified your attitude toward him. You have given a definite answer to a definite problem. For better or worse you have acted decisively. In a way, the next move is up to him.
R. A. Lafferty
Funny is an attitude.
Flip Wilson
There are no menial jobs, only menial attitudes.
William Bennett
Ultimately, contentment is more a shift in attitude than a change in circumstances.
Linda Dillow, "Calm My Anxious Heart".
Happiness is an attitude of mind, born of the simple determination to be happy under all outward circumstances.
J. Donald Wlters
Creative power, is that receptive attitude of expectancy which makes a mold into which the plastic and as yet undifferentiated substance can flow and take the desired form.
Thomas Troward
We have among us a class of mammon worshippers, whose one test of conservatism or radicalism is the attitude one takes with respect to accumulated wealth. Whatever tends to preserve the wealth of the wealthy is called conservatism, and whatever favors anything else, no matter what is called socialism.
Richard T. Ely
The greatest revolution in our generation is that of human beings, who by changing the inner attitudes of their minds, can change the outer aspects of their lives.
Marilyn Ferguson
For the first year of marriage I had basically a bad attitude. I tended to place my wife underneath a pedestal.
Woody Allen
How we think shows through in how we act. Attitudes are mirrors of the mind. They reflect thinking.
David Joseph Schwartz
The crippling of individuals I consider the worst evil of capitalism. Our whole educational system suffers from this evil. An exaggerated competitive attitude is inculcated into the student, who is trained to worship acquisitive success as a perparation for his future career.
Albert Einstein
The greatest discovery of my generation is that man can alter his life simply by altering his attitude of mind.
James Truslow Adams
In the attitude of silence the soul finds the path in an clearer light, and what is elusive and deceptive resolves itself into crystal clearness. Our life is a long and arduous quest after Truth.
Mahatma Gandhi
What starts the process, really, are laughs and slights and snubs when you are a kid. ... If your anger is deep enough and strong enough, you learn that you can change those attitudes by excellence, personal gut performance.
Richard Milhous Nixon
The only difference between a Good Day And a Bad Day Is your ATTITUDE.
Dennis S. Brown
The art of being yourself at your best is the art of unfolding your personality into the person you want to be.... Be gentle with yourself, learn to love yourself, to forgive yourself, for only as we have the right attitude toward ourselves can we have the right attitude toward others.
Wilfred Peterson, This Week (Oct. 1, 1961)
A positive attitude may not solve all your problems, but it will annoy enough people to make it worth the effort.
Herm Albright
The remarkable thing we have is a choice every day 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.
Charles R. Swindoll
Abundance is, in large part, an attitude.
Sue Patton Thoele
There is more than a verbal tie between the words common, community, and communication.... Try the experiment of communicating, with fullness and accuracy, some experience to another, especially if it be somewhat complicated, and you will find your own attitude toward your experience changing.
John Dewey
When we create something, we always create it first in a thought form. If we are basically positive in attitude, expecting and envisioning pleasure, satisfaction and happiness, we will attract and create people, situations, and events which conform to our positive expectations.
Shakti Gawain
When you pray for anyone you tend to modify your personal attitude toward him. You lift the relationship thereby to a higher level. The best in the other person begins to flow out toward you as your best flows toward him. In the meeting of the best in each a higher unity of understanding is established.
Norman Vincent Peale
During civil disturbance adopt such an attitude that people do not attach any importance to you - They neither burden you with complicated affairs, nor try to derive any advantage out of you.
Imam Ali - Ibn - Abi - Talib, Nahjul - Balgha (Peak of Eloquence), saying no1
One truly cannot be described, If the one doing the describing Has a bad attitude.
Unknown
For today and its blessings, I owe the world an attitude of gratitude.
Clarence E. Hodges
Civilization is a method of living, an attitude of equal respect for all men.
Jane Addams, Speech, Honolulu (1933)