Man often becomes what he believes himself to be. If I keep on saying to myself that I cannot do a certain thing, it is possible that I may end by really becoming incapable of doing it. On the contrary, 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
Don’t cry because it’s over, smile because it happened. Dr. Seuss
As long as there was coffee in the world, how bad could things be? Cassandra Clare
How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world. Anne Frank
You’ll never find a rainbow if you’re looking down. Charlie Chaplin – Check Out More Charlie Chaplin Quotes –
We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars. Oscar Wilde
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 – Check Out More Noam Chomsky Quotes –
Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence. Helen Keller
Optimism is the foundation of courage. Nicholas M. Butler
Optimism doesn’t wait on facts. It deals with prospects. Pessimism is a waste of time. Norman Cousins
A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty. Winston S. Churchill
I hope the millions of people I’ve touched have the optimism and desire to share their goals and hard work and persevere with a positive attitude. Michael Jordan – Check Out More Michael Jordan Quotes –
Hope is definitely not the same thing as optimism. It is not the conviction that something will turn out well, but the certainty that something makes sense, regardless of how it turns out. Vaclav Havel
I believe any success in life is made by going into an area with a blind, furious optimism. Sylvester Stallone
There is some good in this world, and it’s worth fighting for. J.R.R. Tolkien
Only those who attempt the absurd can achieve the impossible. Albert Einstein – Check Out More Albert Einstein Quotes –
Be of good cheer. Do not think of today’s failures, but of the success that may come tomorrow. You have set yourselves a difficult task, but you will succeed if you persevere; and you will find a joy in overcoming obstacles. Remember, no effort that we make to attain something beautiful is ever lost. Helen Keller
For myself I am an optimist – it does not seem to be much use to be anything else. Winston S. Churchill
Remember, you cannot be both young and wise. Young people who pretend to be wise to the ways of the world are mostly just cynics. Cynicism masquerades as wisdom, but it is the farthest thing from it. Because cynics don’t learn anything. Because cynicism is a self-imposed blindness, a rejection of the world because we are afraid it will hurt us or disappoint us. Cynics always say no. But saying “yes" begins things. Saying “yes" is how things grow. Saying “yes" leads to knowledge. “Yes" is for young people. So for as long as you have the strength to, say “yes". Stephen Colbert – Check Out More Stephen Colbert Quotes –
Even the darkest night will end and the sun will rise. Victor Hugo
My friends, love is better than anger. Hope is better than fear. Optimism is better than despair. So let us be loving, hopeful and optimistic. And we’ll change the world. Jack Layton
Truth is, I’ll never know all there is to know about you just as you will never know all there is to know about me. Humans are by nature too complicated to be understood fully. So, we can choose either to approach our fellow human beings with suspicion or to approach them with an open mind, a dash of optimism and a great deal of candour. Tom Hanks
Keep your thoughts positive, because your thoughts become your words.
Keep your words positive, because your words become your behavior.
Keep your behavior positive, because your behavior become your habits.
Keep your habits positive, because your habits become your values.
Keep your values positive, because your values become your destiny.
Optimism is essential to achievement and it is also the foundation of courage and true progress. Nicholas M. Butler
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
Pessimism leads to weakness, optimism to power. William James
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
“Look on the bright side,” said Simon, “If they need a human sacrifice, you can always offer me. I’m not sure the rest of you qualify anyway." Cassandra Clare
It is the possibility that keeps me going, and though you may call me a dreamer or a fool or any other thing, I believe that anything is possible. Nicholas Sparks
I am fundamentally an optimist. Whether that comes from nature or nurture, I cannot say. Part of being optimistic is keeping one’s head pointed toward the sun, one’s feet moving forward. There were many dark moments when my faith in humanity was sorely tested, but I would not and could not give myself up to despair. That way lays defeat and death. Nelson Mandela
Write it on your heart
that every day is the best day in the year.
He is rich who owns the day, and no one owns the day
who allows it to be invaded with fret and anxiety.
Finish every day and be done with it.
You have done what you could.
Some blunders and absurdities, no doubt crept in.
Forget them as soon as you can, tomorrow is a new day;
begin it well and serenely, with too high a spirit
to be cumbered with your old nonsense.
This new day is too dear,
with its hopes and invitations,
to waste a moment on the yesterdays.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Life is full of beauty. Notice it. Notice the bumble bee, the small child, and the smiling faces. Smell the rain, and feel the wind. Live your life to the fullest potential, and fight for your dreams. Ashley Smith
Unsatisfied desire is the characteristic feature of human life. That is the common fact out of which both pessimism and optimism are constructed. Dwell on the impossibility of ever getting a state of complete and permanent satisfaction with what you have, and you become a pessimist. Dwell on the opportunity for endless growth and conquest which this same fact makes possible, and you become an optimist. William DeWitt Hyde
Optimism means better than reality; pessimism means worse than reality. I’m a realist. Margaret Atwood
With optimism, you look upon the sunny side of things. People say, ‘Studs, you’re an optimist.’ I never said I was an optimist. I have hope because what’s the alternative to hope? Despair? If you have despair, you might as well put your head in the oven. Studs Terkel
There’s a lot of optimism in changing scenery, in seeing what’s down the road. Conor Oberst
The biggest emotion in creation is the bridge to optimism. Brian May
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