Optimism Quotes

Best selected optimism quotes by some famous people of their times. These quotes about optimism will motivate and inspire you and will make you much wiser about the subject.


Optimism. The doctrine or belief that everything is beautiful, including what is ugly. Ambrose Bierce
Too cheerful a morality is a loose morality; it is appropriate only to decadent peoples and is found only among them. Emile Durkheim
I became an optimist when I discovered that I wasn't going to win any more games by being anything else. Earl Weaver
To be great one must be positive and gain strength from your opponents. Don Piatt
An optimist is a fellow who believes a housefly is looking for a way to get out. George Jean Nathan
When you have seven percent unemployed, you have ninety-three percent working. John F. Kennedy
My sun sets to rise again. Robert Browning
These are not dark days: these are great days -- the greatest days our country has ever lived. Winston Churchill
A man who calls bullshit fertilizer. Frank Dane
If Christianity is pessimistic as to man, it is optimistic as to human destiny. Well, I can say that, pessimistic as to human destiny, I am optimistic as to man. Albert Camus
The happy ending is our national belief. Mary Mccarthy
Nothing bad is going to happen to us. If we get fired, it's not failure; its a midlife vocational reassessment. P. J. O'Rourke
Optimism is the opium of the people. Milan Kundera
The place where optimism flourishes most is in the lunatic asylum. Havelock Ellis
I'm a pessimist because of intelligence, but an optimist because of will. Antonio Gramsci
She knew in her heart that to be without optimism, that core of reasonless hope in the spirit rather than the brain, was a fatal flaw, the seed of death. Anne Perry
I believe that man will not merely endure; he will prevail. William Faulkner
Always like to look on the optimistic side of life, but I am realistic enough to know that life is a complex matter. Walt Disney Every decision you make is a mistake. Edward Dahlberg
There is no sadder sight than a young pessimist, except an old optimist. Mark Twain
An optimist is a girl who mistakes a bulge for a curve. Ring Lardner
Let other pens dwell on guilt and misery. Jane Austen
Oh yet we trust that somehow good will be the final goal of ill! Lord Alfred Tennyson
An optimist is a man who has never had much experience. Don Marquis
Perpetual optimism is a force multiplier. Colin Powell
I am an optimist. It does not seem too much use being anything else. Winston Churchill
Positive thinking is the key to success in business, education, pro football, anything that you can mention. I go out there thinking that I'm going to complete every pass. Ron Jaworski
The optimist thinks that this is the best of all possible worlds; the pessimist knows it. Julius Robert Oppenheimer
The world is the best of all possible worlds, and everything in it is a necessary evil. Francis H. Bradley
Success comes in cans, failure in can'ts. Anonymous
The man who is a pessimist before 48 knows too much; if he is an optimist after it, he knows too little. Mark Twain
An optimist is a proponent of the doctrine that black is white. Ambrose Bierce
Don't be too optimistic. The light at the end of the tunnel may be another train. Anonymous
When fortune empties her chamber pot on your head, smile and say We are going to have a summer shower. Sir John A. Macdonald
I am optimistic and confident in all that I do. I affirm only the best for myself and others. I am the creator of my life and my world. I meet daily challenges gracefully and with complete confidence. I fill my mind with positive, nurturing, and healing thoughts. Alice Potter
One could do worse than be a swinger of birches. Robert Frost
Positiveness is a good quality for preachers and speakers because, whoever shares his thoughts with the public will convince them as he himself appears convinced. Jonathan Swift
The point of living, and of being an optimist, is to be foolish enough to believe the best is yet to come. Peter Ustinov
In these times you have to be an optimist to open your eyes when you wake in the morning. Carl Sandburg
A pessimist is one who makes difficulties of his opportunities; an optimist is one who makes opportunities of his difficulties. Reginald B. Mansell
Optimism is the content of small men in high places. Anonymous

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