85 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! You may also be encouraged by our collection of optimistic poems.
For myself I am an optimist - it does not seem to be much use being
Sir Winston Churchill
I will, I can, I will! says he who means to win.
David V. Bush, I Will
Poems Of Encouragement
Be persistent and do not ever quit, embrace life's challenges and success you will hit.
Catherine Pulsifer, Don't Regress
Don't Quit Poem
God has given us life to enjoy, so don't forget to take the time to appreciate the beauty and joy that He created.
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.
We never know what joy will bring, but optimism our hearts can sing. Forget the past and yesterday's strife,
energize yourself, this day of your life.
Catherine Pulsifer, What A Great Day
Good Morning Poems
Let go of yesterday and start anew, move forward with dreams to pursue.
Catherine Pulsifer, If Only
Disappointment is really just a term for our refusal to look on the bright side.
Richelle E. Goodrich
Focus on your strengths, not your weaknesses.
Focus on your character, not your reputation.
Focus on your blessings, not your misfortunes.
Roy T. Bennett
Optimism is going through hardships, but never losing hope.
Lost Hope Quotes
Of the sunny side of living - you've not lost sight of it.
Mrs. Fred C. Wilbanks, To Dad
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.
Poems About Hope
Though deep in mire, wring not your hands and weep; I lend my arm to all who say "I can"
Judge Walter Malone, Opportunity
Thanksgiving's spirit ignites our souls' elation, an optimistic celebration of gratitude's sensation.
Catherine Pulsifer, Thanks And Appreciation
An optimist is a person who starts a new diet on Thanksgiving Day.
Funny Thanksgiving Poems
A brand new day with optimism held within our hearts, so many choices await us, so much joy we can impart.
Catherine Pulsifer, Begins A Brand New Day
Optimism's flame ignites our souls undone, guiding us towards horizons yet unspun.
Catherine Pulsifer, Guilt Treads Deep
Poems About Guilt
With optimism as its guiding light, happiness flourishes, boundless and bright.
Catherine Pulsifer, Happiness Flourishes
Poems About Criticism
Remember: what you think you will become - good or bad, weak or strong,
defeated or victorious.
Norman Vincent Peale, The Tough-Minded Optimist
Develop problem-solving skills and approach challenges with a proactive and optimistic mindset.
Pessimism removes winning from the list of options.
Quotes On Winning
What makes the biggest difference in someone's life? The person's attitude for sure - it can be positive and optimistic
Catherine Pulsifer, The Biggest Difference
I don't think of all the misery, but of the beauty that still remains.
Poems About Beauty
Strength comes from being optimistic not from negative thoughts.
Catherine Pulsifer, Strength Comes From
Poems About Strength
A cloudy day is no match for a sunny disposition.
William Arthur Ward
Quotes About Clouds
Look on the sunny side of things and you will find success it will bring.
Catherine Pulsifer, Words of Wisdom For The New Graduate
Write it on your heart that every day is the best day in the year.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Those who would make friends must ... look upward and be hopeful, cheery and optimistic.
Author Unknown, Admire and Love Them
Love and Friendship Poems
A new beginning with school now done...my studies completed as this chapter closes, with optimism and eagerness, I no longer dread
Catherine Pulsifer, School Now Done
A New Chapter In Life Poem
Before we focus on the negative we should always look for the good.
Catherine Pulsifer, Habits We Need To Let Go Of
Letting Go Poem
When you have vision it affects your attitude.
Your attitude is optimistic rather than pessimistic.
Charles R. Swindoll
Poems about Life
I will learn to dominate my restless thoughts and look on the bright side of things.
Unknown, A Creed
Poems About Being Yourself
The optimist, by his superior wisdom and insight, is making his own heaven, and in the degree that he
makes his own heaven, is he helping to make one for all the world beside.
R. W. Trine
There is a shady side of life, and a sunny side as well and 'tis for every one to say on which he'd choose to dwell.
Unknown, The Cheerful Heart
Without change what a boring place - change is good if you do embrace.
Catherine Pulsifer, Full Of Change
Poems About Change
Gratitude is one of the most powerful human emotions. Once expressed, it changes attitude, brightens outlook, and broadens our perspective.
God gave us the gift to think...are you thinking good or bad? Remember you are the man you think.
Lee P. Middlestetter, Thoughts Are Things
Think On These Things
An optimistic attitude begins with the waves of positive vibes in the ocean of our mind and propels us towards the shores of success and happiness.
Debasish Mridha, MD
I'm a really, really optimistic and really, really positive person. My main thing is, 'Enjoy life. Celebrate life.'
New Year, your worst will be my best
R. H. Stoddard, The New Year
New Year Poems
Everyone experiences problems, challenges, or difficulties. The pessimist cowers but the optimist grows.
Byron R. Pulsifer
Look upon the sunny side of each word and thought, and you shall be satisfied, you shall lack for naught.
Julia Harris May, The Sunny Side
Faith sees the sunny side of life, and wings the soul on high.
B. E. Warren, What Faith Does
Poems About Faith
Happiness is .... optimism our able advisor
William Arthur Ward, Happiness Is When
Poems About Happiness
These would I keep: ...the optimism childhood had
Lida Marie Erwin, These I Would Keep
Life Journey Poems
What my dad was to frugality, my mother was to optimism.
Sonny Melendrez, The Art of Living With Enthusiasm!
Short Family Quotes
Though the task is too arduous and your patience are thin - do not give up, look and see there's a silver lining in.
Catherine Pulsifer, Hang On
Try Try Again Poem
Do I believe in opportunities or just choose to ignore? One way brings optimism, embracing the world and its joys - the other hides beneath a cloud, hearing only the noise.
Catherine Pulsifer, My Outlook
The pessimist complains about the wind; the optimist expects it to change; the realist adjusts the sails.
William Arthur Ward
Poems About The Wind
Be as upbeat as you can be. The basic success orientation
is having an optimistic attitude.
A person with optimism finds solutions.
Looking for good, in a pile of bad. You'll find the part, that makes you feel glad.
Julie Hebert, Thankful For Unpleasant Things
Just cling to your good thoughts and make them last, they're dividend paying stocks
Poems For Teenagers
If they can make penicillin out of moldy bread, they
can sure make something out of you.
If you can imagine it you can achieve it. If you can dream it, you can become it.
William Arthur Ward
What matter how dark the storm-clouds? There's always a brighter side.
Clara McAlister Brooks, Life's Mystery
LIfe Is Good Poems
Look on the bright side every time don't waste your days repining. When any cloud looks dark and dull,
turn out the silver lining.
Unknown, Good In The Day
An optimist is the human personification of spring.
Susan J. Bissonette
Thought Provoking Quotes
In the long run the pessimist may be proved right, but the optimist has a better time on the trip.
Daniel L. Reardon
Gray skies are just clouds passing over.
A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity;
an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.
The pessimist sees only gloom in everything - but you are not afraid to trust and wait, to strive and think and do!
Folger M. Kinsey, Toward The Light
If you take every negative, and find the good in it. You'll soon see the magic, that positive mind can transmit.
Catherine Pulsifer, Positive Is Key
Positive Attitude Poems
Between the optimist and the pessimist, the difference is droll.
The optimist sees the doughnut; the pessimist the hole!
Positive thinking won't let you do anything but it will let you do everything better than negative thinking will.
The pessimist's a joyless man, he finds no sweet delight
In making this a happier world, in fighting for the right
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.
Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement.
Nothing can be done without hope and confidence.
Promise Yourself... To look at the sunny side of everything and make your optimism come true.
Christy Larson, Promise Yourself
A Life Well Lived
What seems to us as bitter trials are often blessings in disguise.
Doors of opportunity are open to the optimist.
William Arthur Ward, Opportunity
If I Can
The optimist sees the rose and not its thorns;
the pessimist stares at the thorns, oblivious to the rose.
...no matter what happens in our life we should always stay optimistic and be looking for the opportunity.
There will be days when the fishing is better than one’s most optimistic forecast, others when it is far worse. Either is a gain over just staying home.
Roderick Haig Brown
Poems About Fishing
You can make yourself enthusiastic by affirming enthusiasm
and by thinking, talking, acting enthusiastic.
Norman Vincent Peale, The Tough-Minded Optimist
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.
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
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
Take Care Of Yourself Quotes
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
For This One Hour I can be optimistic - Striking a happy medium between the pessimist and the Pollyanna
William Arthur Ward
For This One Hour
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
To see the brighter side of things, you first have to imagine the very worst.
An optimist laughs to forget; a pessimist forgets to laugh.
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
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.
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