60 Negative People Quotes to help you stay positive

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It can be tough dealing with negative people. No matter what you do, it seems like they always have something to complain about. And just when you think you’ve finally found a way to please them, they find a new way to disappoint you. Negativity can be draining and demoralizing, but it’s important to remember that you don’t have to let it affect your mood or outlook on life. Here are some quotes about negativity and the wisdom of keeping your distance from negative people.

Negative people quotes

1.) “Someone who smiles too much with you can sometime frown too much with you at your back.”

Negative people quotes

2.) “You also have the control to not let others negative stance affect you. Barb Bailey, How to Detach from Negative People.”

Negative people quotes

3.) “You cannot expect to live a positive life if you hang with negative people.”

Negative people quotes

4.) “Protect your good image from the eyes of negative viewers, who may look at your good appearance with an ugly fiendish eye, and ruin your positive qualities with their chemical infested tongues.”

Negative people quotes

5.) “To be of good quality, you have to excuse yourself from the presence of shallow and callow minded individuals.”

Negative people quotes

6.) “Some people are in such utter darkness that they will burn you just to see a light. Try not to take it personally.”

7.) “It is important to surround yourself with people who life you up, encourage you, share your vision and inspire you.”

8.) “As you begin to walk away from negativity and toxic people, it will inspire you to embrace positivity and your life will become more rewarding and fulfilling.”

9.) “If you accept the expectations of others, especially negative ones, then you never will change the outcome.”

10.) “Those who pray for your downfall are concentrating negative thoughts towards you, without taking cognisance of the slippery ground in which they are standing, which could lead to their downfall.”

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11.) “Don’t walk away from negative people – run!”

Negative people quotes

12.) “One employee who is always negative will eventually wear down the positive attitudes of those around him, and your entire team will end up behaving in a negative manner.”

13.) “Remove yourself from people not woke to your potential.”

14.) “Expect while reaching for the stars, people to whirl by with their dark clouds and storm upon you.”

15.) “Always remember that you were once alone, and the crowd you see in your life today are just as unnecessary as when you were alone.”

16.) “No one forces a person to be negative, and no one forces anyone to be positive. The choice is up to an individual and that person alone.”

17.) “Some people are in such utter darkness that they will burn you just to see a light.”

18.) “Don’t let negative and toxic people rent space in your head. Raise the rent and kick them out.”

19.) “Believing in negative thoughts is the single greatest obstruction to success.”

20.) “Some people have a positive attitude towards life only when all is well. However, when the going gets tough, their attitude changes instantly, and they become very negative or are consumed with self pity.”

Quotes about negative people

21.) “There is too much negativity in the world. Do your best to make sure you aren’t contributing to it.”

Negative people quotes

22.) “Someone who smiles too much with you can sometimes frown too much with you at your back.”

23.) “Avoid negative people, for they are the greatest destroyers of self confidence and self-esteem. Surround yourself with people who bring out the best in you!”

24.) “People appear like angels until you hear them speak. You must not rush to judge people by the colour of their cloaks, but by the content of their words!”

25.) “Have you ever noticed how positive people are happy people and negative people are miserable?

26.) “Let negative people live their negative lives with their negative minds.”

27.) “You cannot expect to live a positive life if you hang with negative people.”

28.) “Look around you at the people you spend the most time with and realize that your life can’t rise any higher than your friendships.”

29.) “Cut out any negative people, they will never smooth your towards a great life.”

30.) “Stay away from negative people. They have a problem, for every solution.”

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31.) “Don`t let people pull you into their storms. Pull them into your peace.”

Negative people quotes

32.) “Some people grumble that roses have thorns; I am grateful that thorns have roses.”

33.) “Just as the unwanted pregnancy, there are unwanted people in your life you should strive to abort, and such abortion is not sin, nor harm, but the eradication of a destructive foetus.”

34.) “No matter how much you love the person, you cannot change them. You may influence them; but at the end of the day, they must decide for themselves.”

35.) “Beware of those around you who subtly sow the seeds of doubt.”

36.) “Stop letting people who do so little for you control so much of your mind, feelings and emotions.”

37.) “No matter how valuable you are and your ideas, fools will certainly play both of you down, so exclude yourselves from the inflammatory environs of fools.”

38.) “However, when you make the decision to avoid associating with negative people your own attitude will start to change for the better.”

39.) “Opinions of others may temporarily influence your decisions. But you ought to follow your own inner voice.”

40.) “If they disrespect you to your face imagine what they’re doing behind your back.”

Quotes about purging negativity

41.) “You cannot expect to live a positive life if you hang with negative people.”

Negative people quotes

42.) “Negative people can only infest you with discouragements when they find you around… Just get lost and get saved!”

43.) “Surround yourself with loving, caring, happy people and get rid of the negative people that drag you down.”

44.) “Don’t waste your time with explanations: people only hear what they want to hear.”

45.) “People who try to bring you down everyday aren’t important in your life, so you better treat their opinions as such.”

46.) “People who are constantly negative have a tendency of rubbing off that negativity to others. It’s not just annoying, it is unhealthy. Surround yourself with positive people and positive attitudes.”

Negative people quotes

47.) “It is better to dwell on the beautiful things in life than the negative.”

48.) “If you accept the expectations of others, especially negative ones, then you never will change the outcome.”

49.) “Stay focus on what you are doing that you don’t have the time to entertain negative thoughts and negative people.”

50.) “It is easier to avoid the effects of others’ negativity when we question if an action or attitude is appropriately directed at us. If it isn’t, we can choose to sidestep it and let it pass.”

Quotes about negative thinking

51.) “Distance yourself accordingly from negative people because they will drain your positive energy.”

Negative people quotes

52.) “There is too much negativity in the world. Do your best to make sure you aren’t contributing to it.”

53.) “Reduce the time you spend with negative people and surround yourself with positive people, it will soon rub off on you too.”

54.) “Save your skin from the corrosive acids from the mouths of toxic people. Someone who just helped you to speak evil about another person can later help another person to speak evil about you.”

55.) “Sensitive souls draw in the negativity of others because they are so open.”

56.) “People who project negativity typically have low self-esteem. They feel badly about themselves, and their negativity is simply a reflection of those feelings.”

57.) “Don’t ever let someone tell you the value you don’t have, in order to be in someone’s life. That is often the value they feel you have, not that person.”

58.) “Gravitate towards your goals and avoid negative people and situations.”

59.) “You better go alone, than with negative people!”

60.) “Feeding the mind with possibility and avoiding negativity is crucial for mind growth.”

Final thoughts

Negative people quotes can be motivating, inspirational, and funny. If you are feeling down, reading some negative people quotes may help to pick you up. However, it is important to remember that not all of these quotes are true for everyone. What may be motivational or inspiring for one person may not work for another person. With that in mind, take a look at some of our favorite negative people quotes and see if any of them speak to you. Do you have a favorite quote that we didn’t include? Let us know in the comments!


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