Be Optimistic

Topics: Ralph Waldo Emerson, Louisa May Alcott, Optimism Pages: 1 (379 words) Published: March 3, 2013
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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