50 Naysayers Quotes To Ignore The Negativity

Looking for quotes about naysayers? We have rounded up the best collection of naysayers quotes, sayings, captions, (with images and pictures) to inspire you to do your thing and ignore the haters, pessimists, and doubters.

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Many people ask, What/Who is a Naysayer? – Well to answer this correctly, a person who denies, refuses, opposes, or is skeptical or cynical about something  They always behave like pessimists and encourage negative opinions.

These inspirational naysayers quotes will motivate you to be headstrong in your pursuit and ignore the naysayers who might discourage you.

Naysayers Quotes

  1. “Ignore the Naysayers.”                                                                                                                                                       
    Naysayers Quotes
    Naysayers Quotes

  2. “Prove them Wrong.”                                                                                                                                                   
    Savage Naysayers Quotes
    Savage Naysayers Quotes

  3. “Don’t worry about what people say.”- Billie Jean King

  4. “The naysayers, they don’t mean a thing.”- Venus Williams

  5. “Don’t take counsel of your fears or naysayers.”- Colin Powell

  6. “I don’t’ like talking to horses because they are naysayers.”- Pat Sajak

  7. “You know you’re winning when you’re being copied.” – Robin Sharma

  8. “Surround yourself with “yay-sayers” not “naysayers.””- Lynn Robinson                                                   
    Motivational Naysayers Quotes
    Motivational Naysayers Quotes

  9. “Well then. Will the naysayers please leave the universe?”- Charles Stross

  10. “Criticizers and naysayers are helping me to keep my beast mode always on. ”

  11. “If people are trying to bring you down it only means that you are above them.”

  12. “I’m a fan or naysayer like everyone else, not an authority of any kind.”- Paul Fry

  13. “Naysayers have little power over us – unless we give it to them.”- Arianna Huffington                                                                                                                                                     
    Naysayers Quotes Success
    Naysayers Quotes Success


  14. “A lot of times naysayers are just people that have not taken the time yet.”- Garrett Camp

  15. “Ignore the naysayers. Really the only option is, head down and focus on the job.”- Chris Pine

  16. “Keep moving forward, don’t listen to the naysayers, persevere, be persistent.”- Rudy Ruettiger

  17. “…As an artist, you need the naysayers and the nonbelievers to add fuel to your creative fire.”- Ice T

  18. “If you want to do something different, you’re going to come up against a lot of naysayers.”- James Dyson

  19. “We unified, we looked past and we’re impervious to the constant criticism of naysayer.”- Kellyanne Conway

  20. “There will be haters, there will be doubters, there will be non believers and there will be you proving them wrong.”

  21. “You will never reach your destination if you stop and throw stones at every dog that barks.” – Winston Churchill

  22. “If I would have listened to the naysayers, I would still be in the Austrian Alps yodeling.”- Arnold Schwarzenegger

  23. “I don’t care what the haters and naysayers say. If they make jokes about me, I’ll laugh because they’ll probably be funny.”- Paula Deen

  24. “Tune out the naysayers, tune into your own courage, and take a bold step toward the passion-filled life you really want.”- Oprah Winfrey

  25. “I can’t control the naysayers. I can control my attitude and work ethic and determination and that’s what I’m focused on now.”- Tim Tebow

  26. “Ignore the naysayers. They don’t know what they’re talking about when it comes to your life! Only you decide what is possible.” – Maria Lesetz

  27. “Consider the track record of your naysayers. How many dreams have they successfully brought into this world?”- Sarah Ban Breathnach

  28. “When people undermine your dreams, predict your doom, or criticize you, remember, they’re telling their story, not yours.” – Cynthia Occelli

  29. “All my life, the naysayers have told me that I can’t win because I’m a progressive… because I’m a woman… even because I’m a lesbian.”- Tammy Baldwin

  30. “You’re always going to have people that are naysayers, that don’t believe in your talent, that don’t believe that you have any kind of longevity.”- Vanessa L. Williams

  31. “I’ve been around since I was 19, I won the Oscar when I was 21, I’ve had a couple of TV series. I’ve continued to work despite the predictions of some naysayers.”- Marlee Matlin

  32. “Don’t give up. There are too many nay-sayers out there who will try to discourage you. Don’t listen to them. The only one who can make you give up is yourself.”- Sidney Sheldon

  33. “I don’t have any special advice for America’s women, except to know who you are and to put your priorities in order and to not worry about the naysayers and critics say.”- Kellyanne Conway

  34. “I’ve been fighting my whole career to show a different side and prove naysayers – not prove them wrong, because I don’t think you should get your energy from negative people.”- Ice Cube

  35. “Do what you love. Live fearlessly and take risks. Don’t take no for an answer from anyone – go ahead and prove the naysayers wrong. Believe that anything can be possible.”- Caroline Leavitt

  36. “I think what I try to do with all the naysayers, negative comments, or even people that think you can’t do it, I’m trying very hard to use it as motivation and to add to that chip on my shoulder.”- Erin Andrews

  37. “In every age there are plenty of people around to remind you what you cannot possibly do. Thank goodness, for these naysayers provide a priceless service: They spur…us to achieve great things.”- Jerry Spinelli

  38. “In every position that I’ve been in, there have been naysayers who don’t believe I’m qualified or who don’t believe I can do the work. And I feel a special responsibility to prove them wrong.”- Sonia Sotomayor

  39. “I think Apple is a wonderful example of spectacular marketing and I love having my iPod. There are the naysayers who say that “nyah, nyah, it breaks” and I think “well, I don’t like what Microsoft made…”- Paula Scher

  40. “Know who you are and possess that confidence and just tune out the naysayers and the critics in a way where you feel like you possess a certain patience and perspective that many of us in the bubble lack.”- Kellyanne Conway

  41. “I’ve always been inspired even more by any naysayers to keep going for what I really want and they’ve almost been my inspiration many times more so than any positive people around me to conquer.”- Christina Aguilera

  42. “All the people throughout my life who were naysayers pissed me off. But they’ve all given me a fervor; an angry ambition that cannot be stopped – and I look forward to finding a therapist and working on that.”- Tobey Maguire

  43. “So let me tell you, as you prepare to go off into the world, remember six rules: Trust yourself, Break some rules, Don’t be afraid to fail, Ignore the naysayers, Work like hell, and Give something back.”- Arnold Schwarzenegger

  44. “Buying flowers is not just a way to bring home beauty. It’s an expression of confidence that better days are coming. It’s a defiant finger in the face of those naysayers who would have you believe your fortunes will never improve.”- Pearl Cleage

  45. “The competition, the naysayers, the owners who talk too much. The people who don’t think a 36-year-old can do what I do. I take a lot of pride in my craft, I work really hard at my craft everyday, and I’m a true professional.”- Kevin Garnett

  46. “I’ve always taught that a poor economy is the best opportunity for salespeople because the naysayers and grumblers have already given up, leaving more territory, more opportunities to be successful than in a good economy when virtually all salespeople are out there, giving it their best.”- Zig Ziglar

  47. “Unless someone can look into the core of your heart to see the degree of your passion or look into the depths of your soul to see the extent of your will — then they have NO business telling you what you can or cannot accomplish. Because, while they may know the odds, they do not know YOU.” – Sandra Kring

  48. “One of the keys to success is an unflinching belief that there are no rules. Anyone who’s ever succeeded has gone on that premise; not buying established procedures, business or otherwise. The naysayers are inevitably left behind amid shouts of ‘it cannot be done’ and “should not be done’.”- Anton Szandor LaVey

  49. ““Don’t think that just because you made it to the next level that the haters and naysayers disappear. Remember, new levels bring new devils.” ― Steve Maraboli

  50. “Each of us must work to become a hardheaded realist, or else we risk wasting our time and energy on pursuing impossible dreams. Yet constant naysayers pursue no less impossible dreams. Their fear and cynicism move nothing forward. They kill progress. How many cynics built empires, great cities, or powerful corporations?”- Colin Powell

  51. “I’m just remembering myself at 22 or 23. I was all engine and no steering. (Laughter) I had the wheels but I had no steering. I do think it’s true that when you’re younger, you’re more likely to listen to all the naysayers, and people are always telling you how you ought to behave and what kind of job you should get and how you should look.”- Anna Quindlen

  52. “Find out who you are and figure out what you believe in. Even if it’s different from what your neighbors believe in and different from what your parents believe in. Stay true to yourself. Have your own opinion. Don’t worry about what people say about you or think about you. Let the naysayers nay. They will eventually grow tired of naying.”- Ellen DeGeneres

  53. “If you don’t compromise your gift, if you write each day as well as you can, and then submit your work and not worry about it and go on to the next piece, you suddenly find oddly enough that you’re no more interested in the applause than the silence. You don’t hear either one of them. You can never listen to the naysayers. If you do you won’t survive.”- James Lee Burke

  54. “I think the key to success is vision that adjusts on the way, but doesn’t at all falter. It’s about not compromising and following your gut to a certain degree, based on knowledge, instinct, etc. And not listening to the naysayers…. You develop strength through adversity. You have to keep moving towards your goal through huge obstacles.”- Millard Drexler

  55. “My advice to other female directors would be to pay no heed to naysayers. Women can be united in the fact that there has always been someone in our lives who has told us “it can’t be done” or “there is only so much you can do.” We are constantly encouraged to think that being born a woman means we were born with limited choices and compromised dreams.”- Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy

  56. “Don’t ever quit. Never quit. Never show anybody you’re hurt. Grin and walk through the cannon smoke. It will drive them up the wall. You always stay true to your own principles. You always believe in your gift. God doesn’t make mistakes when he presents someone with a gift like that. It’s there for a reason. Tell the naysayers, those who reject you, to drop dead! Who cares?”- James Lee Burke

  57. “Congenital naysayers are among the greatest stumbling blocks to thinking free. Rather than imagining how a new idea might possibly work, they instinctively think of all the reasons why it won’t. They sincerely believe that they are doing everyone a favor by reducing the amount of time spent on bad or foolish ideas. But what they really do is undermine the creativity that can be harvested from thinking free.”- Steven Sample


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