There's no harm in hoping for the best as long as you're prepared for the worst.
Both optimists and pessimists contribute to society. The optimist invents the aeroplane, the pessimist the parachute.
How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.
We can complain because rose bushes have thorns, or rejoice because thorns have roses.
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.
People who say 'it cannot be done' should not interrupt those who are doing it.
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.
All Optimism Quotes ⇑
I'm a pessimist because of intelligence, but an optimist because of will.
For myself I am an optimist - it does not seem to be much use to be anything else.
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.
Whenever something bad happens, keep calm, take a few deep breaths and shift the focus to something positive.
The more you feed your mind with positive thoughts, the more you can attract great things into your life.
Focus on your goals, not your fear. Focus like a laser beam on your goals.
"We'll never survive!" "Nonsense. You're only saying that because no one ever has."
The universe is a pretty big place. If it's just us, seems like an awful waste of space.
My optimism wears heavy boots and is loud.
Optimists hallucinate; pessimists get depressed. Both will not get anywhere. You must be willing to see everything the way it is
Optimism and pessimism are nothing but attitudes. Either way, you are trying to deny reality.
A leader operating in enemy territory should always project positivity and optimism.
Another world is not only possible, she is on her way. On a quiet day, I can hear her breathing.
Optimistic, grateful, truthful.
Cynicism is easy. Mimicry is easy. Optimistic contrarians are the rarest breed.