Quotes of Optimism

What is optimism?

The Oxford English Dictionary defines optimism as having “hopefulness and confidence about the future or successful outcome of something; a tendency to take a favourable or hopeful view.”

Optimism is also defined as:
1. The tendency to expect the best and see the best in all things
2. Hopefulness; confidence

Here are a few optimism quotes:

Your hopes, dreams and aspirations are legitimate. They are trying to take you airborne, above the clouds, above the storms, if you only let them.
– William James

There are no hopeless situations, only people who are hopeless about them.
– Dinah Shore

The optimist sees the rose and not its thorns; the pessimist stares at the thorns, oblivious to the rose.
– Kahlil Gibran

I am optimistic and confident in all that I do. I affirm only the best for myself and others. I am the creator of my life and my world. I meet daily challenges gracefully and with complete confidence. I fill my mind with positive, nurturing, and healing thoughts.
– Alice Potter

Having a positive mental attitude is asking how something can be done rather than saying it can’t be done.
– Bo Bennett

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

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is the founder of Success Consciousness. He is the author of articles and books, teaching how to use one’s mental tools and inner powers to create a life of happiness, success, fulfillment and inner peace.

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