Optimism quotes page 1
Yes, you can be a dreamer and a doer too, if you will remove one word from your vocabulary:
For myself I am an optimist. It does seem to be much use being anything else.
Sir Winston Churchill
No matter what happens, or how bad it seems today, life does go on, and it will be better
Choose to be optimistic, it feels better.
I always knew I was going to be rich. I don't think I ever doubted it for a minute.
Nurture your minds with great thoughts. To believe in the heroic makes heroes.
Where something becomes extremely difficult and unbearable, there we also stand already
quite near its transformation.
Rainer Maria Rilke
If you always fear misfortune, you'll miss out on happiness.
I decided, very early on, just to accept life unconditionally; I never expected it to do
anything special for me, yet I seemed to accomplish far more than I had ever hoped. Most of
the time it just happened to me without my ever seeking it.
When you arise in the morning think of what a privilege it is to be alive, to think, to enjoy, to
A stumbling block to the pessimist is a stepping-stone to the optimist.
Optimism, when applied to your life, develops strength and peace within you.
Norman Vincent Peale
It is better to be high-spirited even though one makes more mistakes, than to be
narrow-minded and too prudent.
Vincent van Gogh
An inconvenience is only an adventure wrongly considered. An adventure is an inconvenience
G. K. Chesterton
When one door is closed, don't you know, another is open.
In life you have a choice: Bitter or Better? Choose better, forget bitter.
Bad things are not the worst things that an happen to us. Nothing is the worst thing that can
happen to us.
In these times you have to be an optimist to open your eyes when you awake in the morning.
Resolve says, "I will." The man says, "I will climb this mountain. They told me it is too high,
too steep, too rocky, and too difficult. But it's my mountain. I will climb it. You will soon see
me waving from the top or dead on the side from trying."
The winner's edge is not in a gifted birth, a high IQ, or in talent. The winner's edge is all in
the attitude, not aptitude. Attitude is the criterion for success.
The pessimist complains about the wind; the optimist expects it to change; the realist
adjusts the sails.
William Arthur Ward
The American, by nature, is optimistic. He is experimental, an inventor and a builder who
builds best when called upon to build greatly.
John F. Kennedy
Beliefs are very powerful, so you've got to be careful about what you choose to believe,
especially about yourself. I can tell that throughout the years, there are certain beliefs that
have really helped me:
"There's always a way to turn things around if I'm committed."
"There are no failures in life. As long as I learn anything from something, then I've succeeded."
"God's delays are not God's denials."
"The past does not equal the future."
"In any moment, I can change my entire life by making a decision."
If you are going to wait for someone to encourage you to do something, you just better give
If they can make penicillin out of mouldy bread, they can sure make something out of you.
He is rich who owns the day, and no one owns the day who allows it to be invaded by worry,
fret and anxiety.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
A pessimist? That's a person who has been intimately acquainted with an optimist.