Dumb.com >> Quotes >> Optimism Quotes >>
Optimism Quotes
This section contains Optimism Quotes

I am not a prophet in any sense of the word, and I entertain an active and intense dislike of the foregoing mixture of optimism, fatalism, and conservatism. (Quote by - Herbert Croly)

You can do anything you think you can. This knowledge is literally the gift of the gods, for through it you can solve every human problem. It should make of you an incurable optimist. It is the open door. (Quote by - Robert Collier)

A pessimist is a man who thinks all women are bad. An optimist is a man who hopes they are. (Quote by - Chauncey Mitchell Depew)

An optimist is a person who sees only the lights in the picture, whereas a pessimist sees only the shadows. An idealist, however, is one who sees the light and the shadows, but in addition sees something else: the possibility of changing the picture, of making the lights prevail over the shadows. (Quote by - Felix Adler)

And for all my rampant technological optimism, sometimes I think I'd be more comfortable if I were regarding these transcendental events from one thousand years remove... instead of twenty. (Quote by - Vernor Vinge)

Few things in the world are more powerful than a positive push. A smile. A word of optimism and hope. A "you can do it" when things are tough. (Quote by - Richard M DeVos)

When it is dark enough, you can see the stars. (Quote by - Charled A. Beard)

The man who acquires the ability to take full possession of his own mind may take possession of anything else to which he is justly entitled. (Quote by - Andrew Carnegie)

An optimist is a person who starts a new diet on Thanksgiving Day. (Quote by - Irv Kupcinet)

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. (Quote by - Jonathan Swift)

Optimism: The doctrine that everything is beautiful, including what is ugly, everything good, especially the bad, and everything right that is wrong... It is hereditary, but fortunately not contagious. (Quote by - Ambrose Bierce)

These are the soul's changes. I don't believe in ageing. I believe in forever altering one's aspect to the sun. Hence my optimism. (Quote by - Virginia Woolf)

What seems to us as bitter trials are often blessings in disguise? (Quote by - Oscar Wilde)

When you are asked if you can do a job, tell 'em, 'Certainly I can!' Then get busy and find out how to do it. (Quote by - Theodore Roosevelt)

But Walt and him shared the same kind of optimism. Walt believed in himself, and he was optimistic about what he wanted to do. He just knew it will be okay, and Dali was the same way. They had a great deal in common that way. (Quote by - John Hench)

If you pretend to be good, the world takes you very seriously. If you pretend to be bad, it doesn't. Such is the astounding stupidity of optimism. (Quote by - Oscar Wilde)

We turn not older with years but newer every day. (Quote by - Emily Dickenson)

All things are possible until they are proved impossible and even the impossible may only be so, as of now. (Quote by - Pearl S. Buck)

Be glad of life, because it gives you the chance to live and to work and to play and to look up at the stars. (Quote by - Henry Van Dyke)

To look up and not down, To look forward and not back, To look out and not in, and To lend a hand. (Quote by - Edward Everett Hale)

Pessimist: One who, when he has the choice of two evils, chooses both. (Quote by - Oscar Wilde)

A pessimist is a man who has been compelled to live with an optimist. (Quote by - Elbert Hubbard)

The optimist sees opportunity in every danger; the pessimist sees danger in every opportunity. (Quote by - Winston Churchill)

I do believe that most men live lives of quiet desperation. For despair, optimism is the only practical solution. Hope is practical. Because eliminate that and it's pretty scary. Hope at least gives you the option of living. (Quote by - Harry Nilsson)

Optimist: A man who is chased up a tree by a lion but enjoys the scenery anyway. (Quote by - Walter Winchell)

Pages:  1  2  3  4  5  6  7  8