Negative energy, although often perceived negatively, can be harnessed beneficially with the right perspective and approach.
Scientifically, negative energy is used in physics to explain phenomena like gravitational and quantum fields.
Psychologically, it refers to any internal or external force that triggers distressing emotions, such as pain, fear, anxiety, depression and low self-esteem.
Interestingly, negative energy is considered measurable in humans and is known to be directly impacted by our surroundings.
Therefore, maintaining a balanced approach towards negative and positive energies, much like the dual polarity of a magnet, is vital.
Negative belief systems, much like the negativity absorbed by a sponge, affect our well-being by intensifying our fears.
If left unchecked, we risk becoming perpetual absorbers of negativity. However, through mindfulness, we can break these negative thought patterns and channel this energy towards creating joy instead of perpetuating limitations.
Understanding the thoughts that make us unhappy and being aware of our responses to various situations, individuals, or thoughts can help us effectively neutralize the impacts of negative energy.
The collection of over 50 quotes on negative energy aims to help readers recognize, understand and transform negativity into a force of growth and empowerment.
Negative Energy Quotes
Negative energy is wasteful. ~ Khoudia Diop.
Surround yourself with positive people. ~ Melanie.
I don’t support violence and I don’t support negative energy. I don’t support people putting other people down. ~ Lil B.
Deal with your negative patterns before they become habits because habits are hard to break. ~ Germany Kent.
Haters never win. I just think that’s true about life, because negative energy always costs in the end. ~ Tom Hiddleston.
I don’t want to be linked to anything negative. I don’t want negative energy. I want everything positive around me. ~ Kendra Wilkinson.
I don’t want to bring negative energy to myself, and if people feel one way about me, I don’t want that changing how I feel or what I believe. ~ Marley Dias.
There are so many people who will tell you that you can’t do this, but you have to make sure that your voice isn’t going to be one of them. ~ Pooja Agnihotri.
When you’re around negative energy it gets to you if you keep letting it affect you. ~ James Van Praagh.
The best thing you can do is follow your dreams. ~ The Rev.
Do not jump into reaction mode at the first appearance of negative energy. Just breathe, and relax. ~ Neale Donald Walsch.
Best Negative Energy Quotes
Living well is the best revenge. If opportunity doesn’t knock, build a door. ~ Max Eastman.
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.
Block out all the negative energy, and just love. ~ Ariana Grande.
Remember my friend to enjoy your planning as well as your accomplishment, for life is too short for negative energy. ~ Bruce Lee.
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.
You gotta be able to take criticism if you want to be anything close to great. Even if it’s not true. You use that as an advantage for yourself. You can use that negative energy and turn that into an energy that drives you to be something more than you thought you could be. That’s one thing I did. ~ DeMar DeRozan.
It’s wonderful to feel supported, but there’s a lot of negative energy towards me as well. So I ignore it, to be honest. If I started to read it all it would completely mess up my head. ~ Sienna Miller.
Always beware of the people you allow in your energy space. Some might contaminate your energy to a point of no return. Meditate, stay prayed up. ~ Mitta Xinindlu.
I realized that if my thoughts immediately affect my body, I should be careful about what I think. Now if I get angry, I ask myself why I feel that way. If I can find the source of my anger, I can turn that negative energy into something positive. ~ Yoko Ono.
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.
I had a rough childhood coming up, and I just took all that negative energy and made it very positive for myself to drive me. I’m a very driven person. I have passion that almost scares people, just to be successful and make it no matter what. ~ David Goggins.
If I stay negative in negative energy, that’s what’s gonna come back. ~ Metro Boomin.
If I just do everything the opposite of what my dad did, I think that will make things pretty easy. I can joke about it now because I’m past that stage where it used to hurt. By having a kid, it’s gone. I could take all that negative energy that I had and put it in a positive way. ~ Derrick Rose.
Negative energy? Sure, there are awkward moments, but you’re in ‘Big Brother.’ Everybody is trying to win, everybody is trying to form alliances, everybody is trying to kick everybody out of the house. If there wasn’t negative energy, then we weren’t playing the game. ~ Eva Marie.
When I was little, I went to the Sahara desert and met an older woman with beautiful earrings that came all the way down to her stomach. She told me, ‘For us Tuareg, jewelry is not meant for decoration. It absorbs negative energy that comes your way.’ So think twice when you buy a vintage ring! ~ Sofia Boutella.
You have to realize that myself and others that have been wrongfully convicted of crimes, we’ve dealt with the situation. You realize that you’re not going to survive in prison or progress as a human being if you allow yourself to continue to hold on to this negative energy. ~ Brian Banks.
Famous Negative Energy Quotes
The older I get the more I try not to waste my time on negative energy. ~ Christine Baranski.
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.
If opportunity doesn’t knock, build a door. ~ Milton Berle.
Who do you think of first in the morning? Good manipulators do it in the dream plane. The morning practice of meditation increases the aura to ward of negative energy. Meditate before bed if you are being attacked psychically. ~ Frederick Lenz.
A complainer is like a Death Eater because there’s a suction of negative energy. You can catch a great attitude from great people. ~ Barbara Corcoran.
In France, I guess there’s something like a tyranny in mentalities – we accept success badly, beauty, money. People are certainly envious, and this creates negative energy. This is annoying. I suffered a great deal at one time. I had to fight harder than others. Add to that my marriage to Polanski. ~ Emmanuelle Seigner.
I believe doctors and scientists who say that disruption of our immune system by negative energy makes you prone to diseases of which cancer is one. That is a medical fact. ~ Noel Edmonds
The energy of the mind is the essence of life. ~ Aristotle.
Short Negative Energy Quotes
Instead of hating, I have chosen to forgive and spend all of my positive energy on changing the world. ~ Camryn Manheim.
Always believe in yourself. No matter who’s around you being negative or thrusting negative energy at you, totally block it off. Because whatever you believe, you become. ~ Michael Jackson.
I have walked away from friendships when I’ve realized that someone smiles to someone’s face and talks about them the minute they walk out of a room. I have no room in my life for that kind of negative energy anymore. ~ Sophia Bush.
In my professional life I do not have to like everyone, but when I feel negative energy with someone I try and avoid that person. ~ Mario Mandzukic.
Don’t waste another minute dealing with a toxic, negative, energy-draining person. Some people are wired for negativity. They love being argumentative, combative and abusive. Run for your life as quickly as possible. ~ Les Brown.
Women vibrate at a slightly different rate that passes kundalini very easily. It is problematic though, because a woman also picks up negative energy, it affects her more. ~ Frederick Lenz.
I do believe we’re all connected. I do believe in positive energy. I do believe in the power of prayer. I do believe in putting good out into the world. And I believe in taking care of each other. ~ Harvey Fierstein.
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.
At the umbilical region we actually network with people. Picture that you are cutting those cords to everyone you know. It doesn’t mean you don’t love them; you are just cutting down on the negative energy pickup from people. ~ Frederick Lenz.
I mean honestly, anybody can diss me. I remember 50 Cent said something and everybody was like you need to get at 50 and I was like, ‘Whatever, I’m in a whole different place in my life.’ It’s gon’ have to take something really, really serious for me to start putting that much negative energy into the world again. ~ Chamillionaire.
Maybe I’m being philosophical and spiritual, but I believe that if you put negative energy out there that that is what will come back. ~ Persis Khambatta.
I grew up in low-income areas and I’ve seen people take negative energy and just accept it. They give into and end up living a pretty rough life. At a young age, I just knew I wasn’t going to give in because I didn’t want to end up being one of those people in the neighborhood that didn’t have anything and lived a hard life. ~ LaMarcus Aldridge.
Every single human being can achieve a perfect vibrational balance between their positive and negative energy. ~ Noel Edmonds.
Naysayers are frightened by their own power. ~ T.F. Hodge.
Besides being good for our body, running helps us to focus and throw away negative energy. ~ Joe Taslim.
I hate putting negative energy out into the world. But it’s either inside or out. I mean, it’s either get an ulcer or have a fight. ~ Sharon Van Etten.
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.