Optimism Quotes

Be inspired by these optimism quotes. Optimism defined by Websters dictionary - the inclination to take a hopeful view.

I have become my own version of an optimist. If I can't make it through one door, I'll go through another door - or I'll make a door. Something terrific will come no matter how dark the present.
Joan Rivers
Motivational  |

For myself I am an optimist - it does not seem to be much use being anything else.
Sir Winston Churchill
Inspirational Poems   |

Write it on your heart that every day is the best day in the year.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Inspirational   |

I have made it a rule of my life never to regret and never to look back. Regret is an appalling waste of energy .. . you can't build on it; it's only good for wallowing in.
Katherine Mansfield
Life   |

Be as upbeat as you can be. The basic success orientation is having an optimistic attitude.
John DePasquale
Attitude   |

If they can make penicillin out of moldy bread, they can sure make something out of you.
Muhammed Ali
Believe   |

When you have vision it affects your attitude. Your attitude is optimistic rather than pessimistic.
Charles R. Swindoll
Poems about Life   |

If you can imagine it you can achieve it. If you can dream it, you can become it.
William Arthur Ward
Imagination   |

An optimist is the human personification of spring.
Susan J. Bissonette
Thought Provoking   |

In the long run the pessimist may be proved right, but the optimist has a better time on the trip.
Daniel L. Reardon
To Win or To Lose in Life   |

Gray skies are just clouds passing over.
Duke Ellington
Thoughtful  |

A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.
Winston Churchill
Opportunity  |

Positive thinking won't let you do anything but it will let you do everything better than negative thinking will.
Zig Ziglar
Positive   |

Between the optimist and the pessimist, the difference is droll. The optimist sees the doughnut; the pessimist the hole!
Oscar Wilde
Smile  |

Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence.
Helen Keller
Hope  |

The essence of optimism is that it takes no account of the present, but it is a source of inspiration, of vitality and hope where others have resigned; it enables a man to hold his head high, to claim the future for himself and not to abandon it to his enemy.
Dietrich Bonhoeffer
Never Let Go of Hope   |

What seems to us as bitter trials are often blessings in disguise.
Oscar Wilde
Challenges   |

The optimist sees the rose and not its thorns; the pessimist stares at the thorns, oblivious to the rose.
Kahlil Gibran
Opportunity   |

You can make yourself enthusiastic by affirming enthusiasm and by thinking, talking, acting enthusiastic.
Norman Vincent Peale, The Tough-Minded Optimist
Positive Thoughts   |

One of the things I learned the hard way was that it doesn' t pay to get discouraged. Keeping busy and making optimism a way of life can restore your faith in yourself.
Lucille Ball
Discouraged  |

Even if I knew that tomorrow the world would go to pieces, I would still plant my apple tree.
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Quotes To Live By   |

Behind every success story is usually someone who beat the obstacles because he or she refused to accept the pessimist's view.
Seymour Schulich, Get Smarter Life and Business Lessons
Trouble  |

To see the brighter side of things, you first have to imagine the very worst.
from the book, Crap
Adversity   |

An optimist, on the other hand, experiences greater happiness and approaches life with more courage, his efforts unhindered by fear of failure or misfortune.
Erik Blumenthal, Peace With Your Partner
Happiness   |

Remember: what you think you will become - good or bad, weak or strong, defeated or victorious.
Norman Vincent Peale, The Tough-Minded Optimist
Defeat  |

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