My 20 Favorite Optimistic Quotes
1. Reflect upon your present blessings, of which every man has many. Not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some. – Charles Dickens 2. I prefer the folly of enthusiasm to the wisdom of indifference. – Oscar Wilde 3. Don’t judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds that you plant. – Robert Louis Stevenson 4. The measure of mental health is the disposition to find good everywhere. - Ralph Waldo Emerson 5. In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity. - Albert Einstein 6. The pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty. – Winston Churchill 7. The greatest weapon against stress is our ability to choose one thought over another. - William James 8. We are what we think. All that we are arises with our thoughts. With our thoughts we make the world. - Gautama Buddha 9. Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence. – Hellen Keller 10. I am an optimist. It does not seem too much use being anything else. – Winston Churchill 11. The point of living, and of being an optimist, is to be foolish enough to believe the best is yet to come. – Peter Ustinov 12. My sun sets to rise again. – Robert Browning
13. I’m not afraid of storms, for I’m learning how to sail my ship. – Louisa May Alcott 14. What seems to us as bitter trials are often blessings in disguise. – Oscar Wilde 15. The optimist sees the rose and not its thorns; the pessimist stares at the thorns, oblivious to the rose. – Kahlil Gibran 16. Between the optimist and the pessimist, the difference is droll. The optimist sees the doughnut; the pessimist the hole! – Oscar Wilde 17. Even if I knew that tomorrow the world would go to pieces,I would still plant my apple tree. – Martin Luther 18. All who have accomplished great things have had a great aim, have fixed their gaze on a goal which was high, one which sometimes seemed impossible. – Orison Swett...
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