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Motivational Optimism Quotes

May these quotes about Optimism inspire and motivate you.

If I am happy in spite of my deprivations,
if my happiness is so deep that it is a faith,
so thoughtful that it becomes a philosophy of life.
If, in short, I am an optimist,
my testimony to the creed of optimism is worth hearing.
- Helen Keller
...
Helen Keller (1880-1968) overcame being both deaf and blind
to become a famous author, lecturer, and activist
for women's suffrage, workers' rights, and ending war.

If you believe that a task will be difficult, it will be -
and you will have suffered with worry beforehand.
Approach life with joy and optimism.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Pessimism never won any battle.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

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


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Thank you for joining me on this journey we call life,
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie


The first step towards the solution
of any problem is optimism.
- John Baines

Gardening is all about optimism.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Gardening is all about optimism.
I put a seed in the ground.
I consistently tend it,
confident I will see the results, in time,
of the nurture I have provided.
- Mary Anne Radmacher


 

Whatever happens, always look to tomorrow -
with courage and optimism.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The test of all beliefs is their practical effect in life.
If it be true that optimism compels the world forward,
and pessimism retards it, then it is dangerous to
propagate a pessimistic philosophy.
- Helen Keller

Although the world is full of suffering,
it is full also of the overcoming of it.
My optimism, then, does not rest on the absence of evil,
but on a glad belief in the preponderance of good
and a willing effort always to cooperate with the good,
that it may prevail.
- Helen Keller

Optimism is the harmony between man's spirit
and of God pronouncing His works good.
- Helen Keller

If you are over 30, get out your high-school yearbook
and look for ideas you can apply today -
perhaps an innocent optimism about life -
perhaps a hobby you loved.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Remember, no matter where you go, there you are.
- Confucius

Life is as easy or as hard as you think it is.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The true meaning of life is to plant trees,
under whose shade you do not expect to sit.
- Nelson Henderson

Life is without meaning.
You bring the meaning to it.
The meaning of life is
whatever you ascribe it to be.
Being alive is the meaning.
- Joseph Campbell

Don't Take Anything Personally.
Nothing others do is because of you.
- Miguel Angel Ruiz (don Miguel Ruiz)

Change what you see,
by changing how you see.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

To live is to choose. But to choose well,
you must know who you are and what you stand for,
where you want to go and why you want to get there.
- Kofi Annan

Footprints in the sands of time...
Where have you been?
Where are you going?
Why are you going there?
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Sing like no one's listening,
love like you've never been hurt,
dance like nobody's watching,
and live like its heaven on earth.
- Mark Twain

The only sovereign you can allow to rule you is reason.
- Terry Goodkind

Face the facts of being what you are,
for that is what changes what you are.
- Soren Kierkegaard

You can't be everything to everyone.
- Bill Cosby

The world you see has nothing to do with reality.
It is of your own making and does not exist.
- A Course In Miracles

The way to happiness is what I call Zero-Based Gratitude.
Each day be happy and grateful for what you have,
independent of yesterday and of other people.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Books are mirrors:
you only see in them what you already have inside you.
- Carlos Ruiz Zafon

Remember that not getting what you want
is sometimes a wonderful stroke of luck.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

You can't stop the music, nobody can stop the music.
- Village People

Let the refining and improving of your own life
keep you so busy that you have little time to criticize others.
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

You cannot hate other people without hating yourself.
- Oprah Winfrey

You remember lesson about balance?
Lesson not just karate only. Lesson for whole life.
Whole life have a balance. Everything be better. Understand?
- Miyagi: character in the movie Karate Kid

If you want peace, stop fighting.
If you want peace of mind,
stop fighting with your thoughts.
- Peter McWilliams

Never Let Anyone Get Your Goat,
Push Your Buttons,
Get You Riled Up,
or Annoy You.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Improve what you can
and accept all the rest of life
just as it comes.
Know that fear is your worst enemy -
perhaps your only enemy.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Re-examine all that you have been told...
dismiss that which insults your soul.
- Walt Whitman

Nothing is ever going to work out the way you want,
so you may as well choose to want the way life does work out.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

There are some things you learn best in calm,
and some in storm.
- Willa Cather

Listen or your tongue will keep you deaf.
- Native American Proverb

He who angers you conquers you.
- Elizabeth Kenny

When any situation arises which tempts you to become disturbed,
say: "There is another way of looking at this."
- A Course In Miracles

You uncover what is,
when you get rid of what isn't.
- R. Buckminster Fuller

Half of everything you were ever taught is wrong;
the question is which half.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Only put off until tomorrow
what you are willing to die having left undone.
- Pablo Picasso

You are never too old to set another goal
or to dream a new dream.
- C. S. Lewis

First learn the meaning of what you say, and then speak.
- Epictetus

When you follow your bliss,
doors will open for you
that wouldn't have opened for anyone else.
- Joseph Campbell

No one can give you freedom but you.
- Byron Katie

Whenever you're in conflict with someone,
there is one factor that can make the difference
between damaging your relationship and deepening it.
That factor is attitude.
- William James

It isn't the mountain ahead that wears you out;
it's the grain of sand in your shoe.
- Robert W. Service

If you wish to see the truth,
then hold no opinion for or against.
- Osho

The cave you fear to enter holds the treasure you seek.
- Joseph Campbell

"Begin at the beginning," the King said, very gravely,
"and go on till you come to the end: then stop."
- Lewis Carroll

Your eyes must not determine what you see. pay attention.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

In order to succeed, you must first be willing to fail.
- Anonymous

You have enemies? Good.
That means you've stood up for something,
sometime in your life.
- Winston Churchill

If an opinion contrary to your own makes you angry,
that is a sign that you are subconsciously aware
of having no good reason for thinking as you do.
- Bertrand Russell

The trouble is,
if you don't risk anything,
you risk even more.
- Erica Jong

Life is what you make it.
- Anonymous

Here is a test to find whether your mission on earth is finished:
If you're alive, it isn't.
- Richard Bach

If things are not as you wish,
wish them as they are.
- Yiddish Proverb

Mama always said life was like a box of chocolates.
You never know what you're gonna get.
- the movie Forrest Gump

True knowledge exists in knowing that you know nothing.
- Socrates

When you ask the wrong question,
you usually get a nonsense answer.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

You cannot teach a man anything;
you can only help him find it within himself.
- Galileo Galilei

Learn the rules so you know how to break them properly.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

When you do your best
you learn to accept yourself
- don Miguel Ruiz

May you live all the days of your life.
- Jonathan Swift

If you want reality to be different than it is,
you might as well try to teach a cat to bark.
- Byron Katie

See life as ugly and painful - if you choose,
or see it as beautiful and joyful.
There is no inherent meaning in life.
We give life its meaning.
It's our Choice.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Know that time, like life itself, has no inherent meaning.
You give your own meaning to time, as to life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie


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