Both optimists and pessimists contribute to society. The optimist invents the aeroplane, the pessimist the parachute.
There's no harm in hoping for the best as long as you're prepared for the worst.
We can complain because rose bushes have thorns, or rejoice because thorns have roses.
How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.
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.
For myself I am an optimist - it does not seem to be much use to be anything else.
There's plenty of sense in nonsense sometimes, if you wish to look for it.
The reason we all like to think so well of others is that we are all afraid for ourselves. The basis of optimism is sheer terror.
All Optimism Quotes ⇑
People who say 'it cannot be done' should not interrupt those who are doing it.
The universe is a pretty big place. If it's just us, seems like an awful waste of space.
"We'll never survive!" "Nonsense. You're only saying that because no one ever has."
Attitude is a choice. Happiness is a choice. Optimism is a choice. Kindness is a choice. Giving is a choice. Respect is a choice. Whatever choice you make makes you. Choose wisely.
Focus on your goals, not your fear. Focus like a laser beam on your goals.
The more you feed your mind with positive thoughts, the more you can attract great things into your life.
Whenever something bad happens, keep calm, take a few deep breaths and shift the focus to something positive.
My optimism wears heavy boots and is loud.
Another world is not only possible, she is on her way. On a quiet day, I can hear her breathing.