65 Mentality Quotes On Success In Life

These mentality quotes will inspire you. Mentality, mental power or capacity, or the characteristic attitude of mind or way of thinking of a person or group.

Below you will find a collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging mentality quotes, mentality sayings, and mentality proverbs.

Best Mentality Quotes

  1. “Lose/Win people bury a lot of feelings. And unexpressed feelings come forth later in uglier ways. Psychosomatic illnesses often are the reincarnation of cumulative resentment, deep disappointment, and disillusionment repressed by the Lose/Win mentality. Disproportionate rage or anger, overreaction to minor provocation, and cynicism are other embodiments of suppressed emotion. People who are constantly repressing, not transcending feelings toward a higher meaning find that it affects the quality of their relationships with others.” ~ Stephen Covey
  2. “Don’t settle in the land of barely enough. That is where you are, it is not who you are. That’s your location, it’s not your identity. No matter what it looks like, have an abundant mentality.” ~ Joel Osteen
  3. “In the inner city, there’s a mentality that the government owes you something. My breakthrough came when I stopped feeling sorry for myself and took responsibility for every part of my life. No more pity parties. I’ve gotta love me more than anybody else loves me.” ~ Mary J. Blige
  4. “What a distressing contrast there is between the radiant intelligence of the child and the feeble mentality of the average adult.” ~ Sigmund Freud

  5. “Your success in life and work will be determined by the kinds of habits that you develop over time. The habit of setting priorities, overcoming procrastination, and getting on with your most important task is a mental and physical skill. As such, this habit is learnable through practice and repetition, over and over again, until it locks into your subconscious mind and becomes a permanent part of your behavior.” ~ Brian Tracy
  6. “Everything in your life, every experience, every relationship is a mirror of the mental pattern that is going on inside of you.” ~ Louise Hay
  7. “If you have good wealth mentality…. you will generate wealth wherever you go. Even if you lose money temporarily, your wealth mentality will attract it again. If you have a lack mentality, no matter how much you receive or what financial opportunities come your way, wealth will evade you or, if it comes, it won’t last.” ~ Alan Cohen
  8. “My mentality is that of a samurai. I would rather commit seppuku than fail.” ~ Elon Musk

  9. “The human race is a herd. Here we are, unique, eternal aspects of consciousness with an infinity of potential, and we have allowed ourselves to become an unthinking, unquestioning blob of conformity and uniformity. A herd. Once we concede to the herd mentality, we can be controlled and directed by a tiny few. And we are.” ~ David Icke
  10. “I got completely fed up with that Hollywood blockbuster mentality. I couldn’t take it seriously any longer.” ~ Patrick Swayze
  11. “Material objects give rise to physical happiness, while spiritual development gives rise to mental happiness. Since we experience both physical and mental happiness, we need both material and spiritual development. This is why for our own good and that of society we need to balance material progress with inner development.” ~ Dalai Lama
  12. “It really is all about believing in yourself: 80 percent mental, 20 percent physical.” ~ Victoria Pendleton

  13. “People with a scarcity mentality tend to see everything in terms of win-lose. There is only so much; and if someone else has it, that means there will be less for me. The more principle-centered we become, the more we develop an abundance mentality, the more we are genuinely happy for the successes, well-being, achievements, recognition, and good fortune of other people. We believe their success adds to…rather than detracts from…our lives.” ~ Stephen Covey
  14. “Courage – a perfect sensibility of the measure of danger, and a mental willingness to endure it.” ~ William Tecumseh Sherman
  15. “A monomaniac is a sick person whose mentality is perfectly healthy in all respects but one; he has a single flaw, clearly localized. At times, for example, he has an unreasonable and absurd desire to drink or steal or use abusive language; but all his other acts and all his other thoughts are strictly correct.” ~ Emile Durkheim , Sick mentality quotes
  16. “Regardless of how you feel inside, always try to look like a winner. Even if you are behind, a sustained look of control and confidence can give you a mental edge that results in victory.” ~ Diane Arbus
  17. “America is a young country with an old mentality.” ~ George Santayana

  18. “You cannot take the mild approach to the weeds in your mental garden. You have got to hate weeds enough to kill them. Weeds are not something you handle; weeds are something you devastate.” ~ Jim Rohn
  19. “Through the present moment, you have access to the power of life itself, that which has traditionally been called “God.” As soon as you turn away from it, God ceases to be a reality in your life, and all you are left with is the mental concept of God, which some people believe in and others deny. Even belief in God is only a poor substitute for the living reality of God manifesting every moment of your life.” ~ Eckhart Tolle
  20. “It is characteristic of the military mentality that non-human factors … are held essential, while the human being, his desires and thoughts-in short, the psychological factors-are considered as unimportant and secondary.” ~ Albert Einstein
  21. “And remember, where you have a concentration of power in a few hands, all too frequently men with the mentality of gangsters get control. History has proven that.” ~ Lord Acton

  22. “That’s just my family’s mentality. We are a very loving, hugging, and kissing kind of family. And we grew up in a church atmosphere and still have that atmosphere. There is no negativity.” ~ Eric Davis
  23. “The mentality and behavior of drug addicts and alcoholics is wholly irrational until you understand that they are completely powerless over their addiction and unless they have structured help they have no hope.” ~ Russell Brand
  24. “There is an Indian proverb that says that everyone is a house with four rooms, a physical, a mental, an emotional, and a spiritual. Most of us tend to live in one room most of the time but unless we go into every room every day, even if only to keep it aired, we are not a complete person.” ~ Rumer Godden
  25. “I believe however that peace is attainable regardless of the Arabs mentality, society or government.” ~ Yitzhak Rabin

  26. “Do you know the most important trait a man can have?
    It is not executive ability; it is not a great mentality; it is not kindliness, nor courage, nor a sense of humor, though each of these is of tremendous importance.
    In my opinion, it is the ability to make friends, which, boiled down, means the ability to see the best in man.” ~ Dale Carnegie
  27. “The mental suffering you create is always some form of non-acceptance,
    some form of unconscious resistance to what is.
    On the level of thought, the resistance is some form of judgment.
    The intensity of the suffering depends on the degree of resistance to the present moment.” ~ Eckhart Tolle
  28. “The by-product is that they more people you help, the “richer” you become, mentally, emotionally, spiritually, and definitely financially.” ~ T. Harv Eker
  29. “I advise everyone to find an island in this life. Find a place where this culture can’t take energy away from you, sap your will and originality. Since anything physical can be mental, that island can be your home. Turn off the electromagnetic waves being forced upon you, the countless invisible forces coming at you all the time.” ~ RZA
  30. “When a new idea comes our way, we must put it on our mental scales and weigh it carefully before deciding its value.” ~ Jim Rohn

  31. “Happiness doesn’t depend on any external conditions, it is governed by our mental attitude.” ~ Dale Carnegie
  32. “I firmly believe that every six years, a person goes through a serious change. Think about it: At 6, you start school. At about 12, you start hitting puberty. And then it goes on. You start hitting these different mental levels, and people change. I think that’s part of the reason the divorce rate is so high.” ~ Randy Houser
  33. “You have inside you the capacity to invest your mental, emotional, and spiritual gifts in a way that glorifies God impacts the world, and satisfies your own soul. I believe that and I want you to believe it, too.” ~ David Jeremiah
  34. “We have the mentality of the hunter. We want to be the most enthusiastic team in the country. That’s what we can control” ~ Shaka Smart

  35. “We are in a survival mentality, and that’s hard-wired into our humanity because we are the winners of an evolutionary struggle of millions and millions and millions of years.” ~ John Shelby Spong
  36. “Although telenovelas have been part of my world since childhood, I always felt like I had to be something that I wasn’t. I had to put on so much makeup and wear a push-up bra and have huge hair with blond highlights. I was falling into a mentality where “more” was more beautiful.” ~ Genesis Rodriguez
  37. “I think oldest children have a different mentality or know that there were different expectations of them, and I was not only the oldest child – I was the oldest grandchild of 18 grandchildren. I definitely grew up feeling like there were a lot of people who expected me to do something. But it was a very conservative family, very conservative neighborhood. I’m talking mid-to-late ’60s when I was growing up there, and so if I had stayed in the Boston area, I think my life would have been radically different.” ~ Susan Lyne
  38. “Collective fear stimulates herd instinct, and tends to produce ferocity toward those who are not regarded as members of the herd.” ~ Bertrand Russell

  39. “Massive, massive mentality. The mental strength, you’ve just got to have that because you get a lot of stick, as a goalkeeper you’re the last line of defense. When a goal goes in everyone looks at you, you’ve got to be able to deal with that. If you make a mistake, it could be a bad mistake, how are you going to recover? Are you going to react positively or are you just going to cave in?” ~ David Seaman , Positive mentality quotes
  40. “In the industry, there’s this whole mentality of working with someone who can open the door for you, but my whole thing is that I like my work to speak for itself. So I still do have that same mentality.” ~ Cakes da Killa
  41. “The important thing to know about playing to win and playing not to lose is that there are actually different neural networks that are being used. It’s not very easy to do both at the same time and, if you are trying to have a playing to win mentality, you’re going for it, there’s some things that trip you up or trigger the wrong neural network. If you start worrying about your mistakes all of a sudden, if you get too focused on the facts and the details, these are going to shift your neural networks and sort of screw up your strategy.” ~ Po Bronson
  42. “If you can believe in God, then you can believe in anything. It’s a gang mentality.” ~ Greg Graffin

  43. “I’d never put all my chips anywhere, because I don’t want to close any doors, but I was raised in a very blue-collar family. I was raised by parents who said, ‘If you don’t go to work every day, you’re not contributing’, so that’s my mentality. I have to work every day; I have to bring home a paycheck.” ~ Katee Sackhoff
  44. “I typically like to train with the mentality of a high-performance athlete. I put in the work and do what it takes to be successful. A typical workout routine consists of sprint-based training combined with strength moves two days a week. Along with the balance of total-body workouts that challenge my core and shape my body twice weekly.” ~ Kelly Rowland
  45. “We are the most amazing creatures that this world has ever produced, but we seem to also have this herd mentality; we seem to be the most stupid, also.” ~ Vivienne Westwood
  46. “The checks and balances is a way to prevent government from either devolving into an autocratic tyranny or an autocratic mob mentality.” ~ Beau Willimon

  47. “If you’re smart enough you realize that your possessions possess you in their turn. Collecting has a neurotic aspect. I find it boring when collectors found their own private museums or try to establish a memorial to themselves in the form of their collections, it’s part of the old aristocratic mentality. I think a collection ought to be dismantled after the collector’s death.” ~ Thomas Koerfer
  48. “We really enjoy that, having a relationship with writers, developing material and getting a director, actors, that we have kind of that family kind of as a group we’re going to do it together mentality in a project. Then the tough part is – so what actually goes has very little to do with us sometimes.” ~ Philip Seymour Hoffman
  49. “While on the level of civil rights many things have changed decisively for the better, on the level of attitudes and mentality there’s still a long way to go. On the other hand, it’s obvious that it’s much easier to change a law than to change a way of thinking.” ~ Dacia Maraini
  50. “That is a goal, to step out on stage and to actually be present. Honestly alive and present. Although, it doesn’t always happen. We’re fallible, we’re imperfect. That’s what a lot of books are written about; that’s what a lot of religions have sought after is that kind of zen mentality of just being totally neutral and open and vulnerable to all of the forces in the universe without being attached to them.” ~ Dan Mangan
  51. “Americans have a warrior’s mentality, most of them. That’s how this society was built. The fact that you own a gun and shoot to defend your life is a very American way of thinking.” ~ Isabel Allende

  52. “State censorship presents itself as a bulwark between society and forces of subversion or moral corruption. To dismiss this account of its own motives by the state as insincere would be a mistake: it is a feature of the paranoid logic of the censoring mentality that virtue … must be innocent, and therefore, unless protected, vulnerable to the wiles of vice.” ~ J. M. Coetzee
  53. “Those tragic comedians, the Chamber of Commerce red hunters, the Women’s Christian Temperance Union smellers, the censors of books, the Klan regulators, the Methodist prowlers, the Baptist guardians of sacred vessels-we have the national mentality of a police lieutenant.” ~ H. L. Mencken
  54. “Feeling, in the broad sense of whatever is felt in any way, as sensory stimulus or inward tension, pain, emotion or intent, is the mark of mentality.” ~ Susanne Katherina Langer
  55. “In Russia whenever you encounter a minor official, he lets you know that he is above you and that you depend on him. It is reflected in the superpower mentality that nourishes the Kremlin. An empire always demands sacrifices from its people.” ~ Vladimir Sorokin
  56. “Many sports, not just football, have kind of the macho meathead mentality where innovation is almost frowned upon.” ~ Lawrence Jackson

  57. “Hardly any filmmakers can just make anything they want. Obviously, there are some exceptions, like Steven Spielberg, but he has that mainstream mentality and the kinds of films he loves to make are the kind that appeal to this big, mass audience.” ~ Catherine Hardwicke
  58. “If human beings are able to take a fresh look at themselves as well as the universe and change their rigid mentalities, humankind will make a leap forward.” ~ Li Hongzhi
  59. “My personal coaching philosophy, my mentality, has always been to make things as difficult as possible for players in practice, however bad we can make them, I make them.” ~ Bill Belichick
  60. “This is ideological colonization. They colonize people with ideas that try to change mentalities or structures, but this is not new. This was done by the dictatorships of the last century.” ~ Pope Francis
  61. “I know how hard it can be to communicate in a different country, find your way around, and deal with the mentality of other people and different cultures.” ~ Hayden Panettiere

  62. “As soon as you hear a fighter say, “I’m working smarter, not harder,” you always want to bet against that guy. That mentality does not work. You have to work hard. And sometimes that means you are going to work too hard. You are going to decline. You are going to tear down your body and your muscle fibers. You are going to get sick.” ~ Chael Sonnen
  63. “Baby boomers helped me a great deal in my career. They launched me. They were there for me to sing my song to. And I’m not saying I’m better than anyone, but I think they turned that anti-authority baby boom mentality into their own enemy. Now I identify very closely with their children.” ~ George Carlin
  64. “I’m never a believer in going back in anything. You move forward, so that’s my whole mentality, you make moves to go forward not back.” ~ Jay Sean
  65. “The press is going to have to learn anew that it’s possible to work in an environment that is not so toxic and to readopt those kinds of techniques. The relationship between the press and the Clinton White House during the later period was not a healthy one. There was a lot of hostility and a lot of suspicion. This administration has done systematically what no other administration had done. They came in with a corporate mentality, an ability to stay on script that was without parallel.” ~ Ted Gup

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