160 Negativity Quotes For Negative Thinking People

Looking for inspirational quotes about ignoring negativity and negative people? We have rounded up the best collection of negative people quotes, sayings, phrases, captions, status, (including images, and pictures) to inspire you to stay away from toxic and negative people.

A lot of people in life dwell on negativity. They have a negative approach toward life and all its problems. So they usually tend to be pessimists. Seeing the dark side of every situation and person is what they think about.

Also See: Toxic People Quotes

Having a negative mindset and constantly worrying, complaining, and whining about life will get you nowhere. It will only invite stress and anxiety which can be soul-destroying.

These famous quotes will remind you of your innate capacity to keep a positive mindset and rise above people’s negative attitudes to see the brighter side of life.

Also, check out positive mindset quotes and positive thinking quotes to start your day with good vibes.

Top 10 Negativity Quotes

  1. “You can’t live a positive life with a negative mind.”
  2. “Negativity doesn’t pay my bills.” – Michelle Q. Chu
  3. “Negativity is the enemy of creativity.” – David Lynch
  4. “Stay away from negative people. They have a problem for every solution.” – Albert Einstein                                                                                                                                                         

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    negativity people quotes
  5. “Negativity will kill you faster than any disease.” – Anonymous                                                               
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    negative people quotes

  6. “Beautiful things happen when you distance yourself from negativity.”                                                 
    Distance yourself from negativity Quotes
    Distance yourself from negativity Quotes

  7. “There are so many great things in life; why dwell on negativity?” – Zendaya                                                                                                                                                                     

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    negative people quotes and sayings
  8. “The best way of removing negativity is to laugh and be joyous.” – David Icke
  9. “Stop overthinking, it leads to negativity, just think positive and be positive.”
  10. “Dwelling on the negative simply contributes to its power.” – Shirley MacLaine
  11. “However vast the darkness, we must supply it with our own light.” – Stanley Kubrick
  12. “Don’t let negative thoughts of the past or the future ruin your today.” – Avina Celeste                                                                                                                                                                     

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    negative thoughts quotes
  13. “I will not let anyone walk through my mind with their dirty feet.” – Mahatma Gandhi
  14. “It is better to dwell on the beautiful things in life than the negative.” – Lailah Gifty Akita
  15. “We have to be cautious, we can’t let negativity spread like wildfire.” – Saswata Chatterjee
  16. “Adopting the right attitude can convert a negative stress into a positive one.” – Dr. Hans Selye
  17. “If you attach to the negative behavior of others it brings you down to their level.” – Guru Singh
  18. “Curiosity is what keeps me open to a sense of hope. It starves off negativity.” – Carrie Brownstein
  19. “Negativity is cannibalistic. The more you feed it, the bigger and stronger it grows.” – Bobby Darnell
  20. “When you have a lot of stress and negativity around you, when you cut that away, you cleanse.” – Lil Jon                                                                                                               

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    no negativity quotes
  21. “I’ll always use the negativity as more motivation to work even harder and become even stronger.” – Tim Tebow
  22. “Negative words are powerful boomerangs so be careful what you say about people and yourself.” – Mary J. Blige
  23. “When we are aware of our weaknesses or negative tendencies, we open the opportunity to work on them.” – Allan Lokos
  24. “Life is too short to spend in negativity. So I have made a conscious effort to not be where I don’t want to be.” – Hugh Dillon                                                                               

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    quotes on negative people
  25. “It’s hard to let go of all that negativity, which will seriously drain your motivation, but you got to let it go.” – Oscar Auliq-Ice
  26. “Life is a daily cleansing. Negativity must be washed away, if you wish to attract positive experiences to your life.” – Leon Brown
  27. “Your beliefs, either positive or negative, helpful or hurtful, largely determine everything you do and how you do it.” – Brian Tracy
  28. Life is short. Cut out negativity, forget gossip, say goodbye to people who hurt you. Spend your days with the people who are always there.”
  29. “Let go of the people who dull your shine, poison your spirit, and bring you drama. Cancel your subscription to their issues.” – Steve Maraboli
  30. “Ignore negative people. They feed on your reaction and if they see you being affected by what they do/say, they’ll keep doing it.” – Unknown                                                     

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    ignoring negativity quotes
  31. “Negativity, in general, is one of the things that holds people back, and you have to see what’s holding you back to get away from it.” – Lucy Dacus
  32. “Having the strength to tune out negativity and remain focused on what I want gives me the will and confidence to achieve my goals.” – Gisele Bundchen
  33. “There are some people who always seem angry and continuously look for conflict. Walk away; the battle they are fighting isn’t with you, it is with themselves.” – Anonymous
  34. “If I could teach people to be grateful, we could have an amazing world where negativity could not grow and foster, and children would have a smile on their face.” – Catriona Gray
  35. “Negativity is an addiction to the bleak shadow that lingers around every human form–you can transfigure negativity by turning it toward the light of your soul.” – John O’Donohue
  36. “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.” – Michael Bassey Johnson
  37. “Next time you’re tempted to be upset, frustrated, offended, remind yourself, it’s part of that ten percent of things in life you can’t control – but you can control how you respond.” – Joel Osteen
  38. “When we choose to spread negativity, the bad vibes, or focus too much on spreading rumors and gossiping about the other person, it doesn’t show who that other person is but, it shows who we are to the world.” – Jyoti Patel
  39. “There’s a way that you can throw negativity out there that seems rebellious. But I’ve always taken pleasure in a different kind of rebellion, which is putting a positive spin on everything, trying to enjoy myself at all times.” – Zac Efron
  40. “Don’t let negativity affect your vision. A lot of people have said harsh things, but I don’t let it affect me. If anything it gives me more enthusiasm and pushes me to do better in my career so I can prove them wrong.” – Nicole Polizzi
  41. “If you find yourself plagued by a recurrent worry, train yourself to think of something else. Your conscious mind can concentrate on only one thought at a time, and driving the negativity away will free you up to move forward again.” – Harvey Mackay

Negative People Quotes

Negative people thrive on tension. Since they are always anticipating about things going wrong they bring some unpleasant energy to the situation. Though being realistic is a good thing but being a whiner and pessimist will only make things worse.

Also See: Being Optimistic Quotes

If you are with a negative mindset people around you, then take a step to make them understand the power of positivity.

And if with time they don’t change, distance yourself from them and cut them off from your life to cut the drama. Don’t let their negativity grow on you. Ignore and stay away from negative vibes.

  1. “Don’t walk away from negative people – run!” – Mark Twain                                                                 

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    negativity quotes
  2. “Don’t let people pull you into their storms. Pull them into your peace.”
  3. “Negative people need drama like oxygen. Stay positive, it will take their breath away.” – Tony Gaskins                                                                                                                             

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    negative energy quotes
  4. “Gravitate towards your goals and avoid negative people and situations.” – Phillip Crone
  5. “You cannot expect to live a positive life if you hang with negative people.” – Joel Osteen

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    quotes about negative people
  6. “If you attach to the negative behavior of others it brings you down to their level.” – Guru Singh
  7. “Cut out any negative people, they will never smooth your towards a great life.” – Edmund Ronen                                                                                                                     

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    stay away from negative people quotes
  8. “Whatever you do, good or bad, people will always have something negative to say.” – W.H. Auden
  9. “Some people can’t function without negativity because bringing down others makes them feel better.” – Unknown                                                                                                       

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    quotes about negativity
  10. “I don’t have time to distinguish between the unfortunate and the incompetent.” – General Curtis Le May
  11. “Nobody can motivate himself in a positive direction by continually using negative words.” – John C. Maxwell
  12. “The whole world can gossip about you, and if you don’t take it personally you are immune.” – Don Miguel Ruiz
  13. “Generosity and kindness always feel good to give, and it never feels good to give grief or negativity.” – Jason Becker
  14. “Have you ever noticed how positive people are happy people and negative people are miserable?” – Riley Stevens                                                                                                   

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    negative attitude quotes
  15. “Surround yourself with loving, caring, happy people and get rid of the negative people that drag you down.” – Heather Rose
  16. “Some people are in such utter darkness that they will burn you just to see a light. Try not to take it personally.” – Kamand Kojouri                                                                         

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    quotes about negative energy
  17. “People who try to bring you down everyday aren’t important in your life, so you better treat their opinions as such.” – Terry Mark
  18. “No matter how good you are, someone is always going to be against you. But never let them be the limit of your success.” – Terry Mark
  19. “Negative people can only infest you with discouragements when they find you around. Just get lost and be saved.” – Israelmore Ayivor
  20. “Reduce the time you spend with negative people and surround yourself with positive people, it will soon rub off on you too.” – Andy C. E. Brown                                               

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    overcoming negativity quotes
  21. “However, when you make the decision to avoid associating with negative people your own attitude will start to change for the better.” – Alex Uwajeh
  22. “People will try to pull you down, but you need to fight the negativity in your life. It’s always good to stay positive and think positive.” – Vivek Oberoi
  23. “Never let the negativity get to you. There are gonna be a lot of people you have to plow through, but as long you believe in yourself, that’s all that matters.” – Becky G
  24. “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!” – Auliq Ice
  25. “There are some people who always seem angry and continuously look for conflict. Walk away; the battle they are fighting isn’t with you, it is with themselves.” – Anonymous
  26. “People who project negativity typically have low self-esteem. They feel badly about themselves, and their negativity is simply a reflection of those feelings.” – Hendrie Weisinger
  27. “There is little difference in people, but that little difference makes a big difference. The little difference is attitude. The big difference is whether it is positive or negative.” – W. Clement Stone
  28. “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.” – Sue Patton Theole
  29. “Ungrateful people breed negativity. No one gets any pleasure from giving to an ungrateful person. When you show appreciation, the object of your attention blossoms and flourishes.” – Paul McCabe
  30. “A negative and toxic person never feels teased with the genuine presence of the pretenders in his network and he always feels pleased with the absence of the genuine leader in his circle.” – Anuj Somany
  31. “Relationships with negative people are simply tedious encounters with porcupines. You don’t have the remote knowledge how to be close to them without quills being shot in your direction.” – Shannon L. Alder
  32. “If there’s anyone who makes you feel badly about yourself or anything that’s bringing you down, you don’t need it in your life. Negativity begets negativity, but positivity begets positivity.” – Stephanie McMahon
  33. “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.” – Louise R Allen                                                     

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    turn negative into positive quotes
  34. “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.” – Catherine Pulsifer
  35. “The world is full of people who complain, who look for the negative in life, and who are constantly pulling each other down. The world is full of people who think only of themselves and try to make the rest of the world as miserable as they are.” – Jessica Jones

Negative Energy Quotes

Negative people will drain out all your energy. They feed and thrive on misery. So with their energy and talks, they usually leave you emotionally drained.

Also See: Misery Loves Company Quotes

Because of their constant cribbing attitude, they are incapable of producing any positivity around them. Being with them will leave you tired mentally and physically.

Also, read these toxic relationship quotes to know when it’s time to move on.

  1. “Ignore the negativity and keep shining.”
  2. “Negativity is the disease, positivity is the cure.”
  3. “Negativity is like a collect call. You don’t have to accept it.”
  4. “Block out all the negative energy, and just love.” – Ariana Grande
  5. “Be positive! Negativity doesn’t get you anywhere.” – Peter W. Murphy
  6. “Any negativity that comes to you today should be returned to sender.”
  7. “The less you respond to negativity, the more peaceful your life becomes.”                                     

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    negativity people quotes images
  8. “An eagle uses the negative energy of a storm to fly even higher.” – Eric Thomas
  9. “Everything looks beautiful with positivity in mind, so stay away from negativity.”
  10. “You can’t litter negativity everywhere and then wonder why you’ve got a trashy life.”
  11. “I do believe in bad energy and not wanting to be around negativity.” – Kyle Richards
  12. “Sensitive souls draw in the negativity of others because they are so open.” – John Gray
  13. “Whatever is bringing you down, get rid of it. You don’t need that negativity in your life.”
  14. “Negative energies can’t touch you if you are in a state of meditativeness.” – Jaggi Vasudev
  15. “The older I get the more I try not to waste my time on negative energy.” – Christine Baranski
  16. “I feel like the bad times have fired me up: you have to turn negativity into positivity.” – Tulisa
  17. “All negativity is an illusion created by the limited mind to protect and defend itself.” – Ambika Wauters
  18. “When you’re around negative energy it gets to you if you keep letting it affect you.” – James Van Praagh
  19. “Whatever you do, good or bad, people will always have something negative to say about you and that’s life.”
  20. “You can find me somewhere in between inspiring others, working on myself, dodging negativity, and slaying my goals.”
  21. “Negativity won’t make your problems disappear tomorrow. It’ll simply make you weaker today. Stay positive. Be positive.”
  22. “Having a strong sense of self-discipline helps us to avoid negativity and achieve the greatness we desire.” – Amr Okasha
  23. “If you accept the expectations of others, especially negative ones, then you never will change the outcome.” – Michael Jordan
  24. “Do not jump into reaction mode at the first appearance of negative energy. Just breathe, and relax.” – Neale Donald Walsch
  25. “Remember my friend to enjoy your planning as well as your accomplishment, for life is too short for negative energy.” – Bruce Lee
  26. “If we give something positive to others, it will return to us. If we give negative, that negativity will be returned.” – Allu Arjun
  27. “Being negative only makes a difficult journey more difficult. You may be given a cactus, but you don’t have to sit on it.” – Joyce Meyer
  28. “Over thinking is the biggest cause of our unhappiness. Keep yourself occupied. Keep your mind off things that don’t help you. Think positively.”
  29. “I can take all the negative energy and turn it into a positive simply by purging my soul through music. That’s how powerful music can be.” – Bow Wow
  30. “If you consciously send negative energy toward someone, then what you send is exactly what you will attract upon yourself in your own life.” – Jenna Dewan
  31. “Gratitude turns negative energy into positive energy. There is no situation or circumstance so small or large that it is not susceptible to gratitude’s power.” – Melody Beattie
  32. “I think we manifest the very thing we put out. If you’re putting out negativity, then you’re going to retrieve that same sentiment. If you emanate joy, it comes back to you.” – Robin Wright
  33. “If you think of others in a jealous way or if you become angry, immediately pause for a moment. It’s going to pull you down and send negative energy. At that moment, pause and correct yourself.” – Frederick Lenz
  34. “Remember that “needing” something to change will always flow negative energy and hold it to you. Finding a way to become excited about what it will be changing into will flow positive energy and get the desired revisions started.” – Lynn Grabhorn
  35. “Don’t focus on the negativity. Focus on the positivity and the people that want you to do well; then, do it for them and for yourself. Sometimes I do things for myself. Sometimes I do things for my family. Sometimes I do things for my friends.” – Roman Reigns
  36. “It would be easy to become a victim of our circumstances and continue feeling sad, scared or angry; or instead, we could choose to deal with injustice humanely and break the chains of negative thoughts and energies, and not let ourselves sink into it.” – Erin Gruwell
  37. “Negativity is the enemy of creativity. For instance if you’re filled with depression, you can hardly even get out of bed, let alone feel like creating something. If you are filled with bitter, selfish anger, this occupies the mind and leaves little room for creative ideas.” – David Lynch
  38. “There are many ways to calm a negative energy without suppressing or fighting it. You recognize it, you smile to it, and you invite something nicer to come up and replace it; you read some inspiring words, you listen to a piece of beautiful music, you go somewhere in nature, or you do some walking meditation.” – Nhat Hanh
  39. “You gotta fight. You gotta get out the negative energy. Don’t let it build up. You end up screaming at each other over something totally stupid, like, ‘Well, why’d you put this spoon in this drawer then?’ ‘Just to p-s you off, that’s why! I got spoons hidden all over this house! Keep it up, and your napkin rings are gonna start disappearing.’” – Adam Ferrara
  40. “You don’t get better on the days when you feel like going. You get better on the days when you don’t want to go, but you go anyway. If you can overcome the negative energy coming from your tired body or unmotivated mind, you will grow and become better. It won’t be the best workout you have, you won’t accomplish as much as what you usually do when you actually feel good, but that doesn’t matter. Growth is a long term game, and the crappy days are more important.” – Georges St-Pierre

No Negativity Quotes

Overcoming negative people and being in a positive zone is very important. People around you will always talk behind your back, gossip, and try to be mean to you. But don’t let anything affect your positive mindset.

Also Read: Walk Away Quotes

These motivational quotes will help you overcome all negative thoughts and people which come in your life.

  1. “I’m allergic to negativity.”
  2. “No negative thoughts allowed.”
  3. “No time for gossip, distractions or negativity.”
  4. “We don’t appreciate negative vibes around here. Move along.”
  5. “Make it a principle for yourself to no longer accept negativity.” – Tosca Reno
  6. “Nobody can make you feel inferior without your consent.” – Eleanor Roosevelt
  7. “She is at a place in her life where peace is her priority and negativity cannot exist.”
  8. “Every time you subtract negative from your life, you make room for more positive.”
  9. “Never forget how blessed you are. Don’t be negative when you have so much to be positive about.”
  10. “I refuse to entertain negativity. Life is too big and time is too short to get caught up in empty drama.”
  11. “Stop allowing other people to dilute or poison your day with their words or opinions.” – Steve Maraboli
  12. “The person who says it cannot be done should not interrupt the person who is doing it.” – Chinese Proverb
  13. “Don’t let negative and toxic people rent space in your head. Raise the rent and kick them out.” – Robert Tew                                                                                                                       

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    toxic negativity quotes
  14. “Don’t waste any of your precious time or energy on negativity. There’s no time for that nonsense.” – Unknown
  15. “I will no longer allow the negative things in my life to spoil all of the good things I have. I choose to be happy.”
  16. “Letting go of negative people doesn’t mean you hate them. It just means that you love yourself.” – Anonymous
  17. “Negativity distracts me from my goals. So I simply don’t entertain it. I occasionally laugh at it as well.” – Mama Zara
  18. “I have no time for negativity, I have way too much to be grateful for. Remove the stress and realize you’re blessed.”
  19. “No one can create negativity or stress within you. Only you can do that by virtue of how you process your world.” – Wayne Dyer
  20. “Be the best. No negativity. No weakness. No acquiescence to fear or disaster. No errors of ignorance. No evasion to reality.” – Jeff Buckley
  21. “STAYING POSITIVE does not mean that things will turn out okay. Rather it is knowing that YOU will be okay no matter how things turn out.” – Unknown
  22. “Negativity takes no imagination. It’s far easier to criticize someone’s decisions after they make them than to propose better ones beforehand.” – Urijah Faber
  23. “An entire sea of water can’t sink a ship unless it gets inside the ship. Similarly, the negativity of the world can’t put you down unless you allow it to get inside you.” – Goi Nasu
  24. “I’m at a phase in my life where no matter how bad you do me… you aren’t gonna have me trippin or in my feelings enough to affect my energy and mood. I will cut you off, pick myself up and carry on…. I’m stronger than the negative force you tried to throw at me.”
  25. “Be seriously involved with growing, with your own development, and never fear. Be the kind of person who is naturally powerful, positive, ingenious, open, to the highest degree. Be the best. No negativity. No weakness. No acquiescence to fear or disaster. No errors of ignorance. No evasion to reality.” – Jeff Buckley

Negative Vibes Captions

A negative person is not happy and rarely experiences joy and excitement. Due to their fixed concepts, they refuse to look at the brighter side of life.

But life is beautiful and meant to be happy after overcoming all adversities. With these short, no negativity captions and status keep all the bad vibes at bay and enjoy life.

  1. No bad vibes.
  2. Unbothered by negative souls.
  3. No bad vibes. Good vibes only.
  4. Bad vibes don’t go with my outfit.
  5. Life is way too short for bad vibes.
  6. Inhale good vibes. Exhale bad vibes.
  7. Don’t let negative people spoil your day.
  8. Block bad energy. Online and in real life.
  9. Positive mind. Positive vibes. Positive life.
  10. Don’t forget to smile, and let go the negative vibes.
  11. Do not allow the energy of negative people to affect you.
  12. Do not allow negative people to turn you into one of them.                                                                     

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    ignore negativity people quotes
  13. Be so positive that negative people don’t want to be near you.
  14. “Positive anything is better than negative nothing.” – Elbert Hubbard
  15. “I do not fix problems. I fix my thinking. Then problems fix themselves.” – Louise Hay
  16. Walk away from anything that gives you bad vibes. There is no need to explain or make sense of it. It’s your life. Do what makes you happy.

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