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Quotes of positively

  1. This place? Nothing positive. OK, I want to say something positive. It's positively a dump. – Charles Barkley
  2. I consider it useless and tedious to represent what exists, because nothing that exists satisfies me. Nature is ugly, and I prefer the monsters of my fancy to what is positively trivial. – Charles Baudelaire
  3. There are two good rules which ought to be written on every heart- never to believe anything bad about anybody unless you positively know it to be true; never to tell even that unless you feel that it is absolutely necessary, and that God is listening. – Henry Van Dyke
  4. People are trying to live freely outside of, or within a system that maybe for them on a day -to -day level isn't as free... I definitely think we're positively orientated. – Jon Fishman
  5. Be sure you positively identify your target before you pull the trigger. – Tom Flynn
  6. The real drawback to the simple life is that it is not simple. If you are living it, you positively can do nothing else. There is not time. – Katharine Fullerton Gerould
  7. Composing a piece of music is very feminine. It is sensitive, emotional, contemplative. By comparison, doing housework is positively masculine. – Barbara Kolb
  8. The work completed during the special session was just the beginning. During those six days we lit a spark that will positively impact the lives of our children and grandchildren, but the full fire is yet to come. – Joe Manchin III
  9. In the nineteenth century, many Anglican theologians, both evangelical and catholic, embraced positively the proposal of evolution. – Arthur Peacocke
  10. I decided in my life that I would do nothing that did not reflect positively on my father's life. – Sidney Poitier
  11. Everyone I have spoken with so far recognises the need for the IRA to respond positively and every has said sooner is better than later and I think there is some concern if it does continue to delay much longer that the situation isn't going to remain the same. – Mitchell Reiss
  12. If someone's going to talk about me, I'd want it to be positively The way many write, you'd think only bad things were interesting. If we don't think positive, what's the use? It's a lot more fun, you know. – Dorothy Stratten
  13. The only force that can overcome an idea and a faith is another and better idea and faith, positively and fearlessly upheld. – Dorothy Thompson
  14. No one lives long enough to learn everything they need to learn starting from scratch. To be successful, we absolutely, positively have to find people who have already paid the price to learn the things that we need to learn to achieve our goals. – Brian Tracy
  15. I am aware that my name has been connected with all the bank robberies in the country; but positively I had nothing to do with any one of them. I look upon my life since the war as a blank, and will never say anything to make it appear otherwise. – Cole Younger

Usage examples for positively

  1. So far I also speak positively – The Adventures of Harry Richmond, Complete by George Meredith Last Updated: March 7, 2009
  2. " There's nothing the matter with the boy," he added more positively after a minute. – Virginia by Ellen Glasgow
  3. I can't say, positively said Mrs. Dorrance, until I write to Mr. Lloyd and see what he thinks of it. – The Dorrance Domain by Carolyn Wells
  4. She did now believe that he was positively resolved not to marry Kate O'Hara, and she believed also that she herself had fixed him in that resolution. – An Eye for an Eye by Anthony Trollope
  5. If poetry is not good, it is positively nothing. – Guide to Life and Literature of the Southwest by J. Frank Dobie
  6. She was positively driving him mad. – Fromont and Risler, Complete by Alphonse Daudet Last Updated: March 3, 2009
  7. They seemed positively to think that the snow- child would run about and play with them. – Famous Stories Every Child Should Know by Various
  8. I do not pretend to know positively – The Book of Life: Vol. I Mind and Body; Vol. II Love and Society by Upton Sinclair
  9. " It's very sad," said Peter, more ill- at- ease than I'd ever seen him before, " But there's positively no danger, remember. – The Prairie Mother by Arthur Stringer
  10. Don't be unkind: your hesitation was positively cruel. – Faith and Unfaith by Duchess
  11. At the end of the twelve months, Peter positively refused to go to the college. – Wilson's Tales of the Borders and of Scotland, Vol. XX by Alexander Leighton
  12. The latter must, then, have been fixed on the lower parts of the wall, but as none of them have yet been found in place we cannot say positively that it was so. – A History of Art in Chaldæa & Assyria, v. 1 by Georges Perrot Charles Chipiez
  13. It is a great honour, but it is one which I must as earnestly and positively decline. – The Castle Inn by Stanley John Weyman
  14. He is never positively invited anywhere, but since he has never been turned out of doors he is met everywhere. – Erlach Court by Ossip Schubin
  15. He believed it, and there was positively an expression of respect on his face, as though to say, 'See what we fellows can do! – The Wife and Other Stories by Anton Chekhov
  16. He looked positively guilty. – The League of the Leopard by Harold Bindloss
  17. It's an awful state of things, positively awful. – Austin and His Friends by Frederic H. Balfour
  18. Caleb asked, positively uncomfortable now. – Then I'll Come Back to You by Larry Evans
  19. It is cruel, perhaps, but she is red, and positively ugly. – Condensed Novels by Bret Harte
  20. Now that you are at a safe distance- and of course on the understanding that you never, never say a word to me about it- I positively will and must confess that I was jealous of her about you- yes, about you, Arthur- because you talked to her about Greek- and about ash for aeroplanes- and I couldn't talk about them. – Elizabeth's Campaign by Mrs. Humphrey Ward