Best Optimism Quotes On Success In Life

These optimism quotes will inspire you. Optimism is a doctrine that this world is the best possible world or hopefulness and confidence about the future or the successful outcome of something.

A collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging optimism quotes, optimism sayings, and optimism proverbs.

Famous Optimism Quotes

  1. “Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence.” ~ Helen Keller
  2. Optimism is a happiness magnet
  3. “The pessimist complains about the wind; the optimist expects it to change; the realist adjusts the sails.” ~ William Arthur Ward
  4. “The only limit to our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts of today.” ~ Franklin D. Roosevelt

  5. “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 , Optimism quotes for hard times
  6. you realized how powerful your thoughts are
  7. “Write it on your heart that every day is the best day in the year.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson
  8. “Perpetual optimism is a force multiplier.” ~ Colin Powell

  9. “A pessimist is one who makes difficulties of his opportunities and an optimist is one who makes opportunities of his difficulties.” ~ Harry S. Truman
  10. Optimism is the one quality
  11. “Keep your thoughts positive because your thoughts become your words. Keep your words positive because your words become your behavior. Keep your behavior positive because your behavior becomes your habits. Keep your habits positive because your habits become your values. Keep your values positive because your values become your destiny.” ~ Mahatma Gandhi
  12. “The realist sees reality as concrete. The optimist sees reality as clay.” ~ Robert Breault

  13. “A pessimist is somebody who complains about the noise when opportunity knocks.” ~ Oscar Wilde
  14. Do not think of today failures
  15. “Be so strong that nothing can disturb your peace of mind. Talk health, happiness, and prosperity to every person you meet. Make all your friends feel there is something special in them. Look at the sunny side of everything. Think only the best, be as enthusiastic about the success of others as you are about your own. Forget the mistakes of the past and press on to the greater achievements of the future. Give everyone a smile. Spend so much time improving yourself that you have no time left to criticize others. Be too big for worry and too noble for anger.” ~ Norman Vincent Peale
  16. “Having a positive mental attitude is asking how something can be done rather than saying it can’t be done.” ~ Robert Foster Bennett

  17. “I am fundamentally an optimist. Whether that comes from nature or nurture, I cannot say. Part of being optimistic is keeping one’s head pointed toward the sun, one’s feet moving forward. There were many dark moments when my faith in humanity was sorely tested, but I would not and could not give myself up to despair. That way lays defeat and death.” ~ Nelson Mandela
  18. “It is very rare or almost impossible that an event can be negative from all points of view.” ~ Dalai Lama
  19. “Even the darkest night will end and the sun will rise.” ~ Victor Hugo
  20. “I have had dreams and I have had nightmares, but I have conquered my nightmares because of my dreams.” ~ Jonas Salk

  21. “There is abundant reason to believe that optimism – big, little, and in between – is useful to a person because positive expectations can be self-fulfilling.” ~ Christopher Peterson
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  23. “Be careful what you water your dreams with. Water them with worry and fear and you will produce weeds that choke the life from your dream. Water them with optimism and solutions and you will cultivate success. Always be on the lookout for ways to turn a problem into an opportunity for success. Always be on the lookout for ways to nurture your dream.” ~ Laozi
  24. “Even if I knew that tomorrow the world would go to pieces, I would still plant my apple tree.” ~ Martin Luther

  25. “A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.” ~ Winston Churchill
  26. “Your attitude, not your aptitude, will determine your altitude.” ~ Zig Ziglar
  27. “In this world, the optimists have it, not because they are always right, but because they are positive. Even when they are wrong they are positive, and that is the way of achievement, correction, improvement, and success. Educated, eye-open optimism pays.” ~ David Landes
  28. “I always like to look on the optimistic side of life, but I am realistic enough to know that life is a complex matter.” ~ Walt Disney

  29. “Don’t ever become a pessimist… a pessimist is correct oftener than an optimist, but an optimist has more fun, and neither can stop the march of events.” ~ Robert A. Heinlein
  30. “I am an optimist. It does not seem too much use being anything else.” ~ Winston Churchill
  31. “An optimist stays up until midnight to see the new year in. A pessimist stays up to make sure the old year leaves.” ~ Bill Vaughan
  32. “Once you replace negative thoughts with positive ones, you’ll start having positive results.” ~ Willie Nelson

  33. “Man often becomes what he believes himself to be. If I keep on saying to myself that I cannot do a certain thing, it is possible that I may end by really becoming incapable of doing it. On the contrary, if I have the belief that I can do it, I shall surely acquire the capacity to do it even if I may not have it at the beginning.” ~ Mahatma Gandhi
  34. “If you pretend to be good, the world takes you very seriously. If you pretend to be bad, it doesn’t. Such is the astounding stupidity of optimism.” ~ Oscar Wilde
  35. “Always look at what you have left. Never look at what you have lost.” ~ Robert H. Schuller
  36. “The optimist thinks this is the best of all possible worlds. The pessimist fears it is true.” ~ J. Robert Oppenheimer

  37. “The essence of optimism is that it takes no account of the present, but it is a source of inspiration, of vitality and hope where others have resigned; it enables a man to hold his head high, to claim the future for himself and not to abandon it to his enemy.” ~ Dietrich Bonhoeffer
  38. “I always like to look on the optimistic side of life.” ~ Walt Disney
  39. “Light tomorrow with today!” ~ Elizabeth Barrett Browning
  40. “All things are possible until they are proved impossible – and even the impossible may only be so, as of now.” ~ Pearl S. Buck

  41. “It takes courage to believe the best is yet to come!” ~ Robin Roberts
  42. “If you can imagine it, you can achieve it. If you can dream it, you can become it.” ~ William Arthur Ward
  43. “Be of good cheer. Do not think of today’s failures, but of the success that may come tomorrow. You have set yourselves a difficult task, but you will succeed if you persevere, and you will find a joy in overcoming obstacles… Remember, no effort that we make to attain something beautiful is ever lost.” ~ Helen Keller
  44. “Optimist: Person who travels on nothing from nowhere to happiness.” ~ Mark Twain

  45. “Most of the shadows of this life are caused by standing in one’s own sunshine.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson
  46. “How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.” ~ Unknown
  47. “Yesterday is not ours to recover, but tomorrow is ours to win or lose.” ~ Lyndon B. Johnson
  48. “An optimist is a person who sees a green light everywhere, while a pessimist sees only the red stoplight… the truly wise person is colorblind.” ~ Albert Schweitzer

  49. “Surround yourself with optimistic people.” ~ Zig Ziglar
  50. “Remember, you cannot be both young and wise. Young people who pretend to be wise to the ways of the world are mostly just cynics. Cynicism masquerades as wisdom, but it is the farthest thing from it. Because cynics don’t learn anything. Because cynicism is a self-imposed blindness, a rejection of the world because we are afraid it will hurt us or disappoint us. Cynics always say no. But saying “yes” begins things. Saying “yes” is how things grow. Saying “yes” leads to knowledge. “Yes” is for young people. So for as long as you have the strength to, say “yes’.” ~ Stephen Colbert
  51. “There is some good in this world, and it’s worth fighting for.” ~ J. R. R. Tolkien
  52. “If I have the belief that I can do it, I shall surely acquire the capacity to do it even if I may not have it at the beginning.” ~ Mahatma Gandhi

  53. “The optimist sees the rose and not its thorns; the pessimist stares at the thorns, oblivious to the rose.” ~ Khalil Gibran
  54. “No pessimist ever discovered the secrets of the stars.” ~ Helen Keller
  55. “Forget the mistakes of the past and press on to the greater achievements of the future.” ~ Christian D. Larson
  56. “Part of being optimistic is keeping one’s head pointed toward the sun, one’s feet moving forward.” ~ Nelson Mandela

  57. “Creeds matter very little… The optimist proclaims that we live in the best of all possible worlds, and the pessimist fears this is true. So I elect for neither label.” ~ James Branch Cabell
  58. “Forget the mistakes of the past and press on to the greater achievements of the future. Give everyone a smile. Spend so much time improving yourself that you have no time left to criticize others. Be too big for worry and too noble for anger.” ~ Norman Vincent Peale
  59. “Be so busy improving yourself that you have no time to criticize others.” ~ Chetan Bhagat
  60. “Optimism. It’s not just a mindset, it is behavior.” ~ Larry Elder

  61. “Choose to be optimistic, it feels better.” ~ Dalai Lama
  62. “Reflect upon your present blessings of which every man has many – not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some.” ~ Charles Dickens
  63. “Something terrific will come no matter how dark the present.” ~ Joan Rivers

  64. “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
  65. “Thus will we deal with life, my little help-meet. Will we not, eh? What though it blink at us like an owl that is blinded by the sun, we will yet force it to smile.” ~ Leonid Andreyev

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