28 Best Optimism Quotes

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Get here the list of some best inspirational quotes about optimism that will motivate you to become more confident.

Best Quotes About Optimism

1. “How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.” ― Anne Frank

2. “Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement ” ― Helen Keller

3. “Control of consciousness determines the quality of life.” ― Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi

4. “Optimism is a strategy for making a better future. Because unless you believe that the future can be better, you are unlikely to step up and take responsibility for making it so.” ― Noam Chomsky

5. “Write it on your heart that every day is the best day in the year.” ― Ralph Waldo Emerson

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6. “You’ll never find a rainbow if you’re looking down” ― Charlie Chaplin

7. “The universe is a pretty big place. If it’s just us, seems like an awful waste of space.” ― Carl Sagan

8. “Cultivate an attitude of happiness. Cultivate a spirit of optimism. Walk with faith, rejoicing in the beauties of nature, in the goodness of those you love, in the testimony which you carry in your heart concerning things divine.” ― Gordon B. Hinckley

9. “A pessimist is a man who thinks everybody is as nasty as himself, and hates them for it.” ― George Bernard Shaw

10. “One day everything will be well, that is our hope. Everything’s fine today, that is our illusion” ― Voltaire

11. “A happy person is not a person in a certain set of circumstances, but rather a person with a certain set of attitudes.” ― Hugh Downs

12. “When I look at the future, it’s so bright it burns my eyes!” ― Oprah Winfrey

13. “There is something so amiable in the prejudices of a young mind, that one is sorry to see them give way to the reception of more general opinions.” ― Jane Austen

14. “It is the possibility that keeps me going, and though you may call me a dreamer or a fool or any other thing, I believe that anything is possible.” ― Nicholas Sparks

15. “The reason we all like to think so well of others is that we are all afraid for ourselves. The basis of optimism is sheer terror.” ― Oscar Wilde

16. “Pessimists are usually right and optimists are usually wrong but all the great changes have been accomplished by optimists.” ― Thomas Friedman

17. “For myself I am an optimist – it does not seem to be much use to be anything else.” ― Winston S. Churchill

18. “Choose to be optimistic, it feels better.” ― Dalai Lama XIV

19. “The basis of optimism is sheer terror.” ― Oscar Wilde

20. “Only those who attempt the absurd can achieve the impossible.” ― Albert Einstein

21. “Even the darkest night will end and the sun will rise.” ― Victor Hugo

22. “Dwell on the beauty of life. Watch the stars, and see yourself running with them.” ― Marcus Aurelius

23. “We can complain because rose bushes have thorns, or rejoice because thorns have roses.” ― Alphonse Karr

24. “The optimist proclaims that we live in the best of all possible worlds; and the pessimist fears this is true.” ― James Branch Cabell

25. “We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.” ― Oscar Wilde

26. “Mutual caring relationships require kindness and patience, tolerance, optimism, joy in the other’s achievements, confidence in oneself, and the ability to give without undue thought of gain.” ― Fred Rogers

27. “One of the things I learned the hard way was that it doesn’t pay to get discouraged. Keeping busy and making optimism a way of life can restore your faith in yourself.” ― Lucille Ball

28. “The man who is a pessimist before 48 knows too much; if he is an optimist after it he knows too little.” ― Mark Twain