72 Short quotes on optimism to go through and develop optimism inside!

Short quotes on optimism


Short quotes on optimism. Optimism is one of the many inner energy of a human that helps it to go forward in life. If a person is optimistic then he or she will never get worried about challenges and hurdles in life and will always keep steps forward to win big in his life. Till we are alive, we will face problems and we will face challenges but being optimistic is the only way to gain success and achieve big in our life. If we can courageously hold our decisions and stand our challenges, then we will obviously do big in our lives. To get inspiration and motivation for the same, you need to read the following listed short quotes on optimism.

Short quotes on optimism


1. "Optimism is a kind of heart stimulant – the digitalis of failure." — Elbert Hubbard

2. "The average pencil is seven inches long, with just a half-inch eraser – in case you thought optimism was dead." — Robert Brault

3. "Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence." — Helen Keller

4. "I think I am going to have to supercharge my optimism to arm myself for the battle ahead." —Rebecca Bloom

5. "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." — Oscar Wilde

6. "Optimism is the opium of the people." — Milan Kundera

7. "Optimism is the madness of insisting that all is well when we are miserable." — Voltaire

8. "What I’ve really learned over time is that optimism is a very, very important part of leadership." —Bob Iger

9. "Optimism – the doctrine or belief that everything is beautiful, including what is ugly." — Ambrose Pierce


Short quotes on optimism


10. "Optimism is essential to achievement and it is also the foundation of courage and true progress." — Nicholas M. Butler

11. "Optimism with some experience behind it is much more energizing than plain old experience with a certain degree of cynicism." — Twyla Tharpe

12. "Optimism is essential to achievement and it is also the foundation of courage and true progress." — Nicholas M. Butler

13. "Optimism can be more powerful than a battery of artillery or squadron of tanks. It can be contagious and it’s necessary to being a leader." — Gen. Rick Hillier

14. "I try to think about optimism. I try to look at the beautiful things in life." — Dolores O’Riordan

15. "Self-belief, optimism, and hard work, these things don’t guarantee to get any of us to the top, but they at least give us a fighting chance." — Jason Ayres

16. "The biggest emotion in creation is the bridge to optimism." — Brian May

17. "Sports uplift us. It’s celebratory, gives us optimism and joy." — Travis Kalanick

18. "True hopefulness and optimism is what leads one to dare. It is also what lifts one back up to dare again after a failed attempt." — Bibi Bourelly

19. 'My optimism for life carried through my work." — John Dyer

20. "Optimism can be more powerful than a battery of artillery or squadron of tanks. It can be contagious and it’s necessary to being a leader." — Sylvester Stallone

21. "Urgent optimism is the desire to act immediately to tackle an obstacle, combined with the belief that we have a reasonable hope of success." — Jane McGonigal

22. "It’s not that optimism solves all of life’s problems; it is just that it can sometimes make the difference between coping and collapsing." — Lucy MacDonald


Short quotes on optimism


23. "Optimism is joyful searching; pessimism is a prison of fear and a clutching at illusionary safety." — Kathleen A. Brehony

24. "Optimism is a happiness magnet. If you stay positive, good things and good people will be drawn to you." — Mary Lou Retton

25. "Optimism inspires, energizes, and brings out our best. It points the mind toward possibilities and helps us think creatively past problems." — Price Pritchett

26. "If the world seems cold to you, kindle fires to warm it." — Lucy Larcom

27. "Be fanatically positive and militantly optimistic. If something is not to your liking, change your liking." — Rick Steves

28. "I am enjoying my life because things aren’t going the way I planned." — Rohit Pandita

29. "I 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

30. "It isn’t all over; everything has not been invented; the human adventure is just beginning." — Gene Roddenberry

31. "No man ever threw away life while it was worth keeping." — David Hume


Short quotes on optimism


32. "In the hour of adversity, be not without hope; for crystal rain falls from black clouds." — Nizami

33. "Don’t cry because it’s over, smile because it happened." — Dr. Seuss

34. "Dwell on the beauty of life. Watch the stars, and see yourself running with them." — Marcus Aurelius

35. "The way you look at life can determine your success. As they say, look on the bright side. Have an optimistic attitude." — Catherine Pulsifer

36. "Some people grumble that roses have thorns; I am grateful that thorns have roses." — Alphonse Karr

37. "How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world." — Anne Frank

38. "I have never had to face anything that could overwhelm the native optimism and stubborn perseverance I was blessed with." — Justice Sonia Sotomayor

39. "Sometimes when you’re in a dark place you think you’ve been buried, but you’ve actually been planted." — Christine Caine

40. "I believe I have a sunny disposition, and am not naturally a grouch. It takes a lot of optimism, after all, to be a traveler." — Paul Theroux

41. "Regardless of who wins, an election should be a time for optimism and fresh approaches." — Gary Johnson

42. "You have to look to the future with optimism instead of negative ideas. Take the good and the bad and face it head on." — Goldie Hawn




43. "For myself I am an optimist – it does not seem to be much use to be anything else." — Winston Churchill

44. "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." — Theodore Roosevelt

45. "Be an optimist. Thinking positively will surely drive stress, pressure and frustrations away." —Melinda Bauer

46. "The optimist sees the rose and not its thorns. The pessimist stares at the thorns, oblivious to the rose." — Khalil Gibran

47. "Part of being optimistic is keeping one’s head toward the sun, one’s feet moving forward." —    Nelson Mandela

48. "Beyond each impenetrable expanse of thundercloud obscurity reigns a boundless canopy of brilliant sapphire blue." — Cara Fox

49. "While we may not be able to control all that happens to us, we can control what happens inside us." — Benjamin Franklin

50. "My optimism has helped me through some hard times. If you try to send out good things, good things come back to you." — Jan Brett

51. "A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty." — Winston Churchill




52. "When you have vision it affects your attitude. Your attitude is optimistic rather than pessimistic." — Charles R. Swindoll

53. "Pessimists are usually right and optimists are usually wrong but all the great changes have been accomplished by optimists." — Thomas L. Friedman

54. "The optimist lives on the peninsula of infinite possibilities; the pessimist is stranded on the island of perpetual indecision." — William Arthur Ward

55. "The man who is a pessimist before 48 knows too much; if he is an optimist after it he knows too little." — Mark Twain

56. "The optimist looks at the horizon and sees an opportunity; the pessimist peers into the distance and fears a problem." — William Arthur Ward

57. "It is the hopeful, buoyant, cheerful attitude of mind that wins. Optimism is a success builder; pessimism an achievement killer." — Orison Swett Marden

58. "The optimist turns the impossible into the possible; the pessimist turns the possible into the impossible." — William Arthur Ward

59. "The pessimist complains about the wind; the optimist expects it to change; the realist adjusts the sails." — William Arthur Ward

60. "No pessimist ever discovered the secrets of the stars, or sailed to an uncharted land, or opened a new heaven to the human spirit." — Arthur C. Clarke

61. "We should celebrate when optimism and hard work triumph over cynicism, lethargy, and fatalism." — Sadiq Kahn

62. "An optimist is a person who sees a green light everywhere, while the pessimist sees only the red stoplight. The truly wise person is colorblind." — Albert Schweitzer




63. "No Christian can be a pessimist, for Christianity is a system of radical optimism." — William Inge

64. "There’s probably a little greater case for pessimism than optimism. But I do not rule out optimism." — Jim Leach

65. "It is the hopeful, buoyant, cheerful attitude of mind that wins. Optimism is a success builder; pessimism an achievement killer." — Orison Swett Marden

66. "I think in life, you have a choice. You can either be optimistic or pessimistic, and I go for the optimism." — Jon Anderson

67. "I don’t think you lead by pessimism and cynicism. I think you lead by optimism and enthusiasm and energy." — Patricia Ireland

68. "Optimism is life–Pessimism, slow suicide." — William Crosby Hunter

69. “An optimist understands that life can be a bumpy road, but at least it is leading somewhere. They learn from mistakes and failures, and are not afraid to fail again.” — Harvey Mackay

70. “Things turn out best for the people who make the best of the way things turn out.”  — John Wooden

71. “Do not anticipate trouble, or worry about what may never happen. Keep in the sunlight.” —  Benjamin Franklin




72. “Optimism refuses to believe that the road ends without options.” — Robert H. Schuller


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