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optimism Quotes

43 of the best book quotes about optimism
  1. #1
    “Confident that he was clever, resourceful, and bold enough to escape any predicament, he was almost incapable of discouragement. When history carried him into war, this resilient optimism would define him.”
  2. #2
    “The same attributes that had made him the boy terror . . . were keeping him alive in the greatest struggle of his life.”
  3. #3
    “I was happy about where I was and overwhelmingly hopeful about the future. For the first time in my life, I felt like an outsider in Middletown. And what turned me into an alien was my optimism.”
  4. #4
    “The nicest thing about the rain is that it always stops. Eventually.”
  5. #5
    “Walter’s sense of humor hadn’t failed him despite his six years on death row. And this case had given him lots of fodder. We would often talk about situations and people connected to the case that, for all the damage they had caused, had still made us laugh at their absurdity. But the laughter today felt very different. It was the laughter of liberation.”
  6. #6
    “Now is no time to think of what you do not have. Think of what you can do with what there is.”
  7. #7
    “But Walter’s case also taught me something else: there is light within this darkness.”
  8. #8
    “After all, tomorrow is another day!”
  9. #9
    “There are no mistakes, only opportunities.”
  10. #10
    Although the happiness and delight of my life lie buried there too, I have not made a coffin of my heart, and sealed it up for ever on my best affections. Deep affliction has only made them stronger; it ought, I think, for it should refine our nature.
  1. #11
    “Although our technical backgrounds were very different, we were both emotional about our work, perpetually optimistic, and gave our people unconditional support.”
  2. #12
    “I’ll find a way to go back and save him, I’ll find a way.”
  3. #13
    “What good’s a car? It can’t grow cotton. You can’t build a home on it. And you can’t raise four fine babies in it.”
  4. #14
    “Promise yourself to look at the sunny side of everything and make you optimism come true.”
  5. #15
    For, like almost everyone else in our country, I started out with my share of optimism. I believed in hard work and progress and action, but now, after first being ‘for’ society and then ‘against’ it, I assign myself no rank or any limit, and such an attitude is very much against the trend of the times.
  6. #16
    “And as he grew old and achy, he taught me about optimism in the face of adversity. Mostly, he taught me about friendship and selflessness and, above all else, unwavering loyalty. ”
  7. #17
    “Optimistic young adults stay healthier throughout middle age and, ultimately, live longer than pessimists.”
  8. #18
    ″‘Our sense of humor,’ said Mother, her eyes pooled with laughing tears. ‘They can’t take that away from us, right?’”
  9. #19
    “Ove has probably known all along what he has to do, but all people at root are time optimists. We always think there’s enough time to do things with other people. Time to say things to them. And then something happens and then we stand there holding on to words like ‘if.‘”
  10. #20
    “I just choose to be happy.”

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  1. #21
    “It’s always too early to quit.”
  2. #22
    “Empty pockets never held anyone back. Only empty heads and empty hearts can do that.”
  3. #23
    “I’m afraid to hope but I can’t help it, and the idea of hoping in this most hopeless of all places makes me want to cry.”
  4. #24
    “Drunk Rachel sees no consequences, she is either excessively expansive and optimistic or wrapped up in hate. She has no past, no future. She exists purely in the moment.”
  5. #25
    “Tomorrow, I’ll think of some way to get him back.”
  6. #26
    “He said positive liberty is self-mastery—the rule of the self, by the self. To have positive liberty, he explained, is to take control of one’s own mind; to be liberated from irrational fears and beliefs, from addictions, superstitions and all other forms of self-coercion.”
  7. #27
    “Things which are equally bad are also equally good. Try to look at the bright side of things.”
  8. #28
    “Where a positive heart
    is all u need
    2 Rise Beyond
    and succeed”
  9. #29
    ″‘This is the day which the Lord hath made; we will rejoice and be glad in it.’ (Psalm 118:24) Only personalize it and say: ‘I will rejoice and be glad in it.‘”
  10. #30
    “While dressing or shaving or getting breakfast, say aloud a few such remarks as the following: ‘I believe this is going to be a wonderful day. I believe I can successfully handle all problems that will arise today. I feel good physically, mentally, emotionally. It is wonderful to be alive. I am grateful for all that I have had, for all that I now have, and for all that I shall have. Things aren’t going to fall apart. God is here and He is with me and He will see me through. I thank God for every good thing.‘”
  1. #31
    “Formulate and stamp indelibly on your mind a mental picture of yourself as succeeding. Hold this picture tenaciously. Never permit it to fade. Your mind will seek to develop the picture. . . . Do not build up obstacles in your imagination.”
  2. #32
    “Stand up to an obstacle. Just stand up to it, that’s all, and don’t give way under it, and it will finally break. You will break it. Something has to break, and it won’t be you, it will be the obstacle.”
  3. #33
    “Our happiness or unhappiness depends to an important degree upon the habit of mind we cultivate.”
  4. #34
    “Optimism is not anything to be commanded or ordered.”
  5. #35
    “One cannot . . . force oneself to be optimistic indiscriminately, against all odds, against all hope.”
  6. #36
    “What’s a year amount to? We have all the time there is.”
  7. #37
    “I tell you Caroline, when we begin getting crops off this rich land of ours, we’ll be living like kings!”
  8. #38
    “That is one good thing about this world...there are always sure to be more springs.”
  9. #39
    “Ivy sat rapt with attention. Mr Daniel’s words - incredible adventure, beauty and light, unquestionably brilliant, begin in earnest - fueled her with optimism.”
  10. #40
    “Dr. Iannis had enjoyed a satisfactory day in which none of his patients had died or got any worse.”
  11. #41
    “But really, Marilla, one can’t stay sad very long in such an interesting world, can one?”
  12. #42
    “It’s been my experience that you can nearly always enjoy things if you make up your mind firmly that you will.”
  13. #43
    “Be optimistic when going through adversity. Adversity is necessary to identify your dream.”

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