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Most Famous Optimistic Quotes
Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence. – Helen Keller
Few things in the world are more powerful than a positive push. A smile. A world of optimism and hope. A ‘you can do it’ when things are tough. – Richard M. DeVos
Better things are coming. – Anonymous
Optimism is essential to achievement and it is also the foundation of courage and true progress. – Nicholas M. Butler
Optimism is the madness of insisting that all is well when we are miserable. – Voltaire
Optimism doesn’t wait on facts. It deals with prospects. – Norman Cousins
Be fanatically positive and militantly optimistic. If something is not to your liking, change your liking. – Rick Steves
No pessimist ever discovered the secrets of the stars, or sailed to an uncharted land, or opened a new heaven to the human spirit. – Helen Keller
Perpetual optimism is a force multiplier. – Colin Powell
It only ends once. Anything that happens before that is just progress. – Jacob On Lost
Choose to be optimistic, it feels better. – Dalai Lama XIV
We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars. – Oscar Wilde
It isn’t all over; everything has not been invented; the human adventure is just beginning. – Gene Roddenberry
Turn your face towards the sun, and the shadows fall behind you. – Anonymous
Believe you can and you’re halfway there. – Anonymous
Optimism is a happiness magnet. If you stay positive, good things and good people will be drawn to you. – Mary Lou Retton
There is some good in this world, and it’s worth fighting for. – J.R.R.Tolkien
To find optimism, look for the good things in life. – Catherine Pulsifer
Optimism can be more powerful than a battery of artillery or squadron of tanks. It can be contagious and it’s necessary to being a leader. – General Rick Hillier
Optimism is a strategy for making a better future. Because unless you believe that the future can be better, you are unlikely to step up and take responsibility for making it so. – Noam Chomsky
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
An optimist understands that life can be a bumpy road, but at least it is leading somewhere. They learn from mistakes and failures, and are not afraid to fail again. – Harvey Mackay
The habit of looking on the bright side of every event is worth more than a thousand pounds a year. – Samuel Johnson
Keep believing and never give up. – Anonymous
Optimism is the essence of every fighter; the belief that no matter what you’ll find a way to win. – MMA
The optimistic mind achieves more and lives happier. – Anonymous
We would accomplish many more things if we did not think of them as impossible. – Vince Lombardi
Optimism is joyful searching; pessimism is a prison of fear and a clutching at illusionary safety. – Kathleen A. Brehony
Optimism refuses to believe that the road ends without options. – Robert H. Schuller
It’s not that optimism solves all of life’s problems; it is just that it can sometimes make the difference between coping and collapsing. – Lucy Macdonald
One cannot think crooked and walk straight. – Anonymous
Optimism is the foundation of courage. – Anonymous
Optimism is a kind of heart stimulant?the digitalis of failure. ?Elbert Hubbard
Things turn out best for the people who make the best of the way things turn out. – John Wooden
Do not anticipate trouble, or worry about what may never happen. Keep in the sunlight. – Benjamin Franklin
Too often we jump to the conclusion that something is impossible simply because we cannot see the solution. No one knows enough to be a pessimist. – Wayne W.Dyer
Optimism. It’s not just a mind-set, it is behavior. – Larry Elder
The predominant quality of successful people is optimism…. Your level of optimism is the very best predictor of how happy, healthy, wealthy, and long-lived you will be. – Brian Tracy
Nothing is impossible, the word itself says ‘I’m possibleAudrey Hepburn
The things you think are the disasters in your life are not the disasters really. Almost anything can be turned around: out of every ditch, a path, if you can only see it. – Hilary Mantel
You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream. – CS Lewis
Sometimes the wrong choices take us to the right places. – KushAndWisdom
Start thinking of what could go right. – Anonymous
What is hope but a feeling of optimism, a thought that says things will improve, it won’t always be bleak [and] there’s a way to rise above the present circumstances. – Wayne W. Dyer
A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty. – Winston Churchill
Even if I knew that tomorrow the world would go to pieces, I would still plant my apple tree. – Martin Luther
Keep looking up….That’s the secret of life. – Snoopy
I will make better mistakes tomorrow. – Anonymous
Even the darkest night will end and the sun will rise. – Victor Hugo
I can’t change the direction of the wind, but I can adjust my sails to always reach my destination. – Jimmy Dean
Nobody can go back and start a new beginning, but anyone can start today and make a new ending. – Maria Robinson
Having a positive mental attitude is asking how something can be done rather than saying it can’t be done. – Bo Bennett
I’m not afraid of storms, for I’m learning how to sail my ship. – Louisa May Alcott
Teaching is the greatest act of optimism. – Colleen Wilcox
It can be said of optimism that while sometimes mistaken, it is never sadly mistaken. – Robert Brault
Choose to be optimistic. It feels better. – Dalai Lama
Be passionate, be optimistic, be grateful. – Conor McGregor
Embrace optimism. – Anonymous
The basis of optimism is sheer terror. – Oscar Wilde
Optimism is a kind of heart stimulant ? the digitalis of failure. – Elbert Hubbard
Optimism is the foundation of courage. – Nicholas Murray Butler
Positive anything is better than negative nothing. – Elbert Hubbard
Optimism: The doctrine or belief that everything is beautiful, including what is ugly. – Ambrose Bierce
The act of writing is an act of optimism. You would not take the trouble to do it if you felt it didn’t matter. – Edward Albee
Everything’s gonna be alright. – Bob Marley
As I look forward, I’m very optimistic about the things I see ahead. – Bill Gates
My sun sets to rise again. – Robert Browning
I believe that man will not merely endure; he will prevail. – William Faulkner
Optimism is the content of small men in high places. – unknown
Miracles happen to those who believe in them. – Bernhard Berenson
Faith is taking the first step even when you don’t see the whole staircase. – Martin Luther King Jr. –
If I have the belief that I can do it, I shall surely acquire the capacity to do it even if I may not have it at the beginning. – Mahatma Gandhi
I am and always will be the optimist. The hoper of far-flung hopes. The dreamer of improbable dreams. – Anonymous
Pessimism leads to weakness, optimism to power. – William James
If you can imagine it you can achieve it. If you can dream it, you can become it. – William Arthur Ward
Optimism with some experience behind it is much more energizing than plain old experience with a certain degree of cynicism. – Twyla Tharp
Scared and sacred are spelled with the same letters. Awful proceeds from the same root word as awesome. Terrify and terrific. Every negative experience holds the seed of transformation. – Alan Cohen
The darkest night is often the bridge to the brightest tomorrow. – Jonathan Lockwood Huie
Optimism helps us persevere. Life isn’t easy. But life is always good. – John Jacobs
The greatest discovery of all time is that a person can change by merely changing his attitude. – Oprah Winfrey
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
Optimism doesn’t wait on facts. It deals with prospects. Pessimism is a waste of time. – Norman Cousins
I believe any success in life is made by going into an area with a blind, furious optimism. – Sylvester Stallone
Believe it is possible to solve your problem. Tremendous things happen to the believer. So believe the answer will come. It will. – Norman Vincent Peale
While we may not be able to control all that happens to us, we can control what happens inside us. – Benjamin Franklin
I think in life, you have a choice. You can either be optimistic or pessimistic, and I go for the optimism. – Jon Anderson
Optimism is the opium of the people. – Milan Kundera
I am an optimist. It does not seem too much use being anything else. – Winston Churchill
Optimistic Quotes About the Future
- The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.
- And imagine acquiring a new language and only learning the words to describe a wonderful world, refusing to know the words for a bleak one and in doing so linguistically shaping the world that you inhabit.
- Study the past if you would define the future.
- A pessimist is a man who thinks everybody is as nasty as himself, and hates them for it.
- The past is a source of knowledge, and the future is a source of hope. Love of the past implies faith in the future.
- Another world is not only possible, she is on her way. On a quiet day, I can hear her breathing.
- The future depends on what we do in the present.
- Be fanatically positive and militantly optimistic. If something is not to your liking, change your liking.
- The power for creating a better future is contained in the present moment: You create a good future by creating a good present.
- Choose to be optimistic, it feels better.
- Change is the law of life. And those who look only to the past or present are certain to miss the future.
- For myself I am an optimist – it does not seem to be much use to be anything else.
- Life is a preparation for the future; and the best preparation for the future is to live as if there were none.
- There is no better teacher than history in determining the future… There are answers worth billions of dollars in $30 history book.
- I meant to write about death, only life came breaking in as usual
- Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards.