75 Best Bad Attitude Quotes And Sayings

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Hey there, fellow badasses! Do you ever feel like you just need a little bit of attitude to get you through the day? Well, you’re in luck because we’ve rounded up 75 of the sassiest, most empowering bad attitude quotes to give you a dose of confidence and inspiration.

Good attitudes and positive thinking can be the key to turning a bad day into a good one, just like changing a flat tire can keep you rolling towards success. And just like having a good team can bring a positive energy to any project, having good friends by your side can bring happiness and strength to your life. But let’s face it, we all have to deal with negative people and negative thinking at some point.

But the truth is, we can always choose to let go of the bad and embrace the good. So let’s take a moment to celebrate the power of positive attitudes and let these bad attitude quotes be our source of inspiration and empowerment.

From famous rebels like Marilyn Monroe and James Dean, to contemporary icons like Cardi B and Rihanna, these quotes are guaranteed to make you feel like you can conquer the world. So sit back, relax, and let these quotes do the talking. Get ready to unleash your inner badass and embrace your attitude!

Unleash Your Inner Badass: 75 Quotes to Embrace Your Attitude and Empower Your Life

75 empowering bad attitude quotes

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“You have power over your mind – not outside events. Realize this, and you will find strength.” 

Marcus Aurelius

Nurture your mind with great thoughts, for you will never go any higher than you think.

Benjamin Disraeli

“There is nothing outside of yourself that can ever enable you to get better, stronger, richer, quicker, or smarter. Everything is within.”

Miyamoto Musashi

“Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference.”

Winston Churchill

“You will only find the happiness you seek when you drop your negative attitude towards life, embrace life and be happy.”

Leon Brown
If you have no destination, you will never get there
If you have no destination, you will never get there

“In a word, most bad attitudes are the result of selfishness.”

John C. Maxwell

“It just goes to show that what one person considers a “bad attitude” might actually just be total frustration over being pushed beyond the brink of one’s mental and physical endurance.”

Meg Cabot

“Our attitudes control our lives. Attitudes are a secret power working twenty-four hours a day, for good or bad. It is of paramount importance that we know how to harness and control this great force.”

Irving Berlin

“If you have the will to win, you have achieved half your success; if you don’t, you have achieved half your failure.”

David Ambrose

“I believe in winning. It is clean. I like it. I definitely don’t believe in losing. It is a bad attitude. It is not necessary to lose, but it does happen once in a while.”

Frederick Lenz

“You don’t have to be sick to get better! You don’t have to have a bad attitude to get a better one.”

Thomas D
Focus on the solution not the problem
Focus on the solution not the problem

“Weakness of attitude becomes weakness of character.”

Albert Einstein

The greatest discovery of all time is that a person can change his future by merely changing his attitude.

Oprah Winfrey

If you don’t like something, change it. If you can’t change it, change your attitude.

Maya Angelou

“You cannot control what happens to you, but you can control your attitude toward what happens to you, and in that, you will be mastering change rather than allowing it to master you.”

Brian Tracy

“Leather, high heels, and a bad attitude. Here I come.”

Lady Gaga

“Watch your attitude, it’s the first thing people notice about you.”

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ideas are easy implementation is hard

“A loving person lives in a loving world. A hostile person lives in a hostile world.”

Ken Keyes Jr.

“It’s the good girls who keep diaries; the bad girls never have the time.”

Tallulah Bankhead

“Always look at what you have left. Never look at what you have lost.”

Robert H. Schuller

“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

The chief handicap of the blind is not blindness, but the attitude of seeing people towards them.

Helen Keller

“Life is too short to spend your precious time trying to convince a person who wants to live in gloom and doom otherwise. Give lifting that person your best shot, but don’t hang around long enough for his/her bad attitude to pull you down. Instead, surround yourself with optimistic people.”

Zig Ziglar
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You never lacked the time you lacked the discipline

Your attitude, not your aptitude, will determine your altitude.

Zig Ziglar

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

Good girls go to heaven, bad girls go everywhere.

Mae West

A bad attitude is the worst thing that can happen to a group of people. It’s infectious.

Roger Allan Raby

Just because you dress sexy doesn’t mean you’re a bad girl, it just means you know how to dress.

Jennifer Lopez

You say that I have a bad attitude. Guess what? My attitude is a result of your actions. Change your actions and I will change my attitude.

Ruchir Patel
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Your future depends on what you are doing today

The only disability in life is a bad attitude.

Scott Hamilton

“You cannot be healthy; you cannot be happy; you cannot be prosperous; if you have a bad disposition.”

Emmet Fox

“I’m going to encourage any type of woman. You don’t have to be a woman like me for me to encourage and support you and tell you, ‘Yes, bitch, keep on going.’”

Cardi B
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“Nothing good stands without the right attitude. You may know how to do it, but if the attitude is negative, all you can say is “I could have done it”.”

Israelmore Ayivor

 “Everything depends on attitude. We are ambitious or lazy, enthusiastic or dull, loyal, or undependable, according to our attitude.”

Sterling W. Sill

“A bad attitude can literally block love, blessings, and destiny from finding you. Don’t be the reason you don’t succeed.”

Mandy Hale

“People who consider themselves victims of their circumstances will always remain victims unless they develop a greater vision for their lives.”

Stedman Graham

“It isn’t what happens to us that causes us to suffer; it’s what we say to ourselves about what happens.”

Pema Chodron

“You can either give in to negative feelings or fight them, and I’m of the belief that you should fight them.”

Ruth Westheimer
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Your only limit is your mind

 “If my mind can conceive it, and my heart can believe it — then I can achieve it.”

Muhammad Ali

If you done it, it ain’t bragging.

Walt Whitman

We are what our thoughts have made us; so take care about what you think. Words are secondary. Thoughts live; they travel far.

Swami Vivekananda

“Do what you feel in your heart to be right – for you’ll be criticized anyway.”

Eleanor Roosevelt

 “My attitude is that if you push me towards something that you think is a weakness, then I will turn that perceived weakness into a strength.

Michael Jordan

Once you replace negative thoughts with positive ones, you’ll start having positive results.

Willie Nelson
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Self-reflection is so healthy. Journaling works for me – when I record the details of what I’m going through, whether it’s a relationship issue or negative thoughts, I can look back and see how far I’ve come. It makes me proud to see my progress and how I got through a bad situation.

Kelly Rowland

The darkness, the loop of negative thoughts on repeat, clamours and interferes with the music I hear in my head.

Lady Gaga
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There are times when we are just not very kind to ourselves. The problem with our negative thoughts is that the latest science has revealed that thoughts are very powerful, even impacting us physically.

Elizabeth Thornton

“I don’t like to gamble, but if there’s one thing I’m willing to bet on, it’s myself.”


 “Your self-worth is determined by you. You don’t have to depend on someone telling you who you are.”

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“Be a girl with a mind, a bitch with an attitude, a lady with class.” 


“Made a decision to enjoy life. No more uncontrollable anxiety. No more fruitless competition.” 


 Our attitude is more honest and more consistent than our words. 

Abraham Lincoln

“I’m selfish, impatient and a little insecure. I make mistakes, I’m out of control, and at times hard to handle.

Marilyn Monroe
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Good talent with bad attitude equals bad talent. 

Bill Walsh

Dream as if you’ll live forever. Live as if you’ll die today.

James Dean

“But being a feminist is real simple. It’s that a woman can do things the same as a man. Anything a man can do, I can do. I can finesse, I can hustle. We have the same freedom. I was top of the charts. I’m a woman and I did that. I do feel equal to a man.”

Cardi B

“Success is liking yourself, liking what you do, and liking how you do it.” 

Maya Angelou

Train yourself to let go of everything you fear to lose.” 


Your ATTITUDE can be your best friend or your worst enemy. It can take you to levels you never thought possible or it can be the single most limiting element in your life

Billy Cox

Ability is what you’re capable of doing. Motivation determines what you do. Attitude determines how well you do it.

Lou Holtz

“Negativity can be like slippery ground that brings us down, but the good news is that we always have the power to choose our attitudes. The best attitudes are the positive ones, the confident and resilient ones, the ones that bring us up, the ones that inspire us to do better.

These 75 bad attitude quotes are a great reminder of the importance of maintaining a positive outlook, no matter what life throws our way.

With a positive attitude, we can tackle any challenge, overcome any obstacle, and find the good in any situation. So let’s embrace the best attitudes, focus on the positive things, and give ourselves a good chance at happiness, success, and fulfillment.

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