31 Optimistic Quotes

Be inspired by these optimistic quotes. Optimism defined by Webster's dictionary - the inclination to take a hopeful view. We all have a choice every day - we can be full of optimism and look forward to the day or we can be full of pessimism and frown before the day even begins.

We can look forward with hope and faith that no matter what is going on that it will work out. If you believe that your future is promising it usually will be. But if you are full of doom and gloom chances are that is what you will continue to have.

A sunny disposition is always better. People like to be around optimistic people, people who give them hope and see things in a positive light. People who are cheerful and look for the good, they are not defeated at the first issue that arises. By choosing optimism you will find life is easier and solutions will present themselves because you are focusing on the solution rather than the issue!

  1. 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
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  2. For myself I am an optimist - it does not seem to be much use being anything else. Sir Winston Churchill
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  3. Write it on your heart that every day is the best day in the year. Ralph Waldo Emerson

  4. 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

  5. Compassionate self-care enables us to take responsibility and mindfully choose what kind of “modern” medical care to take advantage of as needed. Mary Beth Janssen, The Book of Self-Care
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  6. Everyone experiences problems, challenges, or difficulties. The pessimist cowers but the optimist grows. Byron R. Pulsifer

  7. What my dad was to frugality, my mother was to optimism. Sonny Melendrez, The Art of Living With Enthusiasm!
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  8. Be as upbeat as you can be. The basic success orientation is having an optimistic attitude. John DePasquale

  9. A person with optimism finds solutions. Catherine Pulsifer

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

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

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

  13. An optimist is the human personification of spring. Susan J. Bissonette
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  14. In the long run the pessimist may be proved right, but the optimist has a better time on the trip. Daniel L. Reardon
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  15. Gray skies are just clouds passing over. Duke Ellington

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

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

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

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

  20. 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
    Poems About Hope

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

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

  23. You can make yourself enthusiastic by affirming enthusiasm and by thinking, talking, acting enthusiastic. Norman Vincent Peale, The Tough-Minded Optimist
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  24. 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

  25. Even if I knew that tomorrow the world would go to pieces, I would still plant my apple tree. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
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  26. 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

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

  28. 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

  29. Remember: what you think you will become - good or bad, weak or strong, defeated or victorious. Norman Vincent Peale, The Tough-Minded Optimist
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  30. Going from a pessimistic person to a positive, optimistic person is easier than you think! It just takes the right habits, as well as time, to start seeing a change in yourself and others. Tony Robson, Learned Optimism: How to Change Your Life By Cultivating Positivity and Love For True Success
    Positive Quotes About Change

  31. My choice to be positive and optimistic is not made blindly or irrationally. It's my belief that the very creative center of all nature and all life is positive, optimistic, and hopeful. Zig Ziglar

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