Optimistic Quotes

An optimistic person is hopeful and has confidence about the future. Let these optimistic quotes give you examples of this type of thinking.


"To find optimism, look for the good things in life."
Good   |  


"Optimism: A cheerful frame of mind that enables a tea kettle to sing though in hot water up to its nose."
Author Unknown
Funny Quotes   |  


"Love, truth, and the courage to do what is right should be our own guideposts on this lifelong journey. Martin Luther King, Jr., showed us the way; he showed us the Dream - and we responded with full hearts. Martin was an optimist."
Coretta Scott King
Martin Luther King Jr.   |  


"Be Optimistic - People want to be around others who view life as a positive venture."
Ace McCloud, Coaching: Coaching Strategies
Coaching   |  


"Optimism can move big trains even when the engine pulling it is very small. I hope as you pull some of the big trains in your life, you'll be like the Little Engine and persevere. Eventually, you'll make it over the mountain and laugh, and smile, and cheer on the way down."
Buffy Andrews, A Grandmother's Legacy: 365 Notes to Live By
Perseverance   |  


An optimist sees an opportunity in every calamity; 
a pessimist sees a calamity in every opportunity.
"An optimist sees an opportunity in every calamity; a pessimist sees a calamity in every opportunity."
Sir Winston Churchill
Opportunity   |  


"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."
General Rick Hillier
Leadership   |  


"It is necessary to completely retrain our thought processes to reject pessimistic or contrary thoughts."
Quirky Grandma, Love the Person You See in the Mirror!
Positive Attitude   |  


"The habit of looking on the bright side of every event is worth more than a thousand pounds a year."
Samuel Johnson
Positive Thinking Quotes   |  


"Learning to think positively, to be an optimist, is like strengthening a muscle."
Krista "KK" Weatherspoon, 50 Things To Know
Positive   |  


"Be more optimistic. Pessimism is a kind of behavior that you learn . Hoping for the best and believing that everything is going to be fine in the end helps to reduce stress."
David Brown, Habit Stacking
Hope Quotes   |  


"Building a practice of gratitude is the best way I know to create an optimistic approach to life. Start each day by lying in bed for five minutes and mentally acknowledging what you are grateful for."
Silken Laumann
Thanksgiving   |


"When you're focused on finding a positive angle to challenges or looking for the bright side to life, you find yourself being more optimistic."
Alex Uwajeh, Taming the Tongue
Focus   |  


"If I regarded my life from the point of view of the pessimist, I should be undone. I should seek in vain for the light that does not visit my eyes and the music that does not ring in my ears. I should beg night and day and never be satisfied. I should sit apart in awful solitude, a prey to fear and despair. But since I consider it a duty to myself and to others to be happy, I escape a misery worse than any physical deprivation."
Helen Keller
Quotes about Being Happy   |  


"As a smile can literally relax and lighten a tight face (it takes fewer muscles to smile than to frown), so an inner smile can help relax a tight mind. It is a small way in which to make the optimist's choice."
Candy Paull, The Heart of Abundance: A Simple Guide to Appreciating and Enjoying Life
Choices   |  


"Positive thinking, simply put, can be defined as the process of taking on an optimistic lens in order to manage stress in a better manner."
Jessica Minty, Codependency: Self Confidence
Stress   |


"Recent studies have found that people tend to behave more nicely and feel more generous if they are in a clean smelling room. This means you will feel more positive and optimistic about the world in general if you just keep your home clean."
Linda Westwood, Healthy Habits Vol 3
Home   |  


". . .it is important that you stick with people who are positive and cheerful. Even if you were once a negative thinker, spending more time with them will transform you into an optimistic person."
Stephens Hyang, Positive Thinking
Time   |  


"A positive attitude adopts an optimistic view of life in which every situation, circumstance or challenge is seen as a means of creating positive results, no matter how bad it is, while a negative attitude possesses a pessimistic view of life, no matter how good it is."
Stephen Obasun, Unleash Your Energy
Quotes about Life   |


"Make sure that your mind only entertains the constructive, positive and optimistic thoughts. Dispel negative thoughts and caution yourself with the utmost awareness on the fact that positive and negative cannot and will never ever coexist at the same time in the same place."
Paul Odafe Akpomukai, Life without Stress and Pain
Inspirational Thoughts   |


"If you give it a little thought, it is optimism, as well as hope, that's kept all of us going - all throughout the ages."
Shana Jahsinta Walters, Fall In Love With Yourself In 60 Minutes Or Less
Poems of Hope   |  


"Be appreciative, optimistic and positive about life."
Maggie Thompson, Codepency: You're Codependent - How To Stop Worrying and Love Yourself
Appreciation   |  


"A great workplace clear-out can have many advantages for you and your colleagues. A clear workplace creates a optimistic working atmosphere and means that you can higher focus."
Geoffrey Lucas, Habits of Highly Effective People
Work   |  


"People who begin a task or go through it with an optimistic perspective tend to find themselves being more successful than those who doubt or believe in failure before even starting."
Ronald Valentino, Habits: The Ultimate Habit Creating Guide
Failure   |  


"People don't want to be around those who are in the dumps. Be friendly and cheerful. Learn to develop an optimistic spirit."
Carl Sommer, Teen Success in Career and Life Skills
Cheerful Gets The Call   |  


"I think to be successful on both a personal and professional level you need to be a REALISTIC OPTIMIST: a person who takes in full account the reality of any situation and then using the THE POWER OF OPTIMISM, creates the energy and commitment necessary to achieve higher levels of performance or strives to find an effective solution."
Robert Stevenson, Raise Your Line: Success Is About a Higher Line Mentality
Commitment   |  


"Optimists and pessimists, both are thinkers. But they are two different types of thinkers. Optimists hope for the best whereas pessimists always think the negative aspect of everything."
Commander VK Jaitly, We Can! We Can!
Hope and Decide   |  


"If you truly want to exit the comfort zone and live a life that makes you truly happy, you can start by changing your attitude and adopting an optimistic outlook on life."
Zak Khan, Break Out
Comfort Zone   |  


"Being a pessimist closes the door to a learning opportunity while being an optimist opens wide the door for a better future, one of personal and professional development."
Jeff Ribman, Fail Better the Next Time
Future   |  


"The optimist sees a glass that is half-full, and the pessimist sees a glass that is half-empty. If we really want to understand a situation or problem, then we need to see both sides."
Rudi Zimmerer, Enjoy Your Life Now!
Problem   |  


"Deep down, despite their chuckles, people like to see other people lead hopeful, optimistic, authentic lives that they hope to someday emulate if only they had the strength of character."
Justin Todd, How to Create Anything Despite Limitations
Character   |  


Be optimistic: Everyone around you in the office will be always tensed due to the work pressure. Exude positivity and make your optimism infectious.
Prachi Prabhu, Manage Your Image Like A Pro
Optimistic Thinking   |  


You need to keep your emotions in balance, treading that fine line between commitment to your goals and disappointment when they do not come to fruition, whilst still being optimistic and positive about the future.
Tom Laurie, Goal Setting: 12 step guide to achieving goals and realizing real success (Business Success, Successful Habits, Goal Setting) (Kindle Location 107). . Kindle Edition.
Goals   |  


Above all, it's important to be optimistic and enthusiastic when developing ourselves and those around us.
Richard Hill, PhD: The Academic Coach
Enthusiasm   |  


It's important to be optimistic and proud of who you are. Show yourself the respect you deserve. People enjoy being around others who are positive and confident.
Zane Rozzi, Always Know What to Say Next
Confidence   |  


The way you look at life can determine your success. As they say, look on the bright side. Have an optimistic attitude.
Catherine Pulisfer
Success   |  

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