Optimism is having the most favorable outlook.
“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 Actress, Producer
“If opportunity doesn't knock, build a door.”
—Milton Berle Comedian, Actor, Author
“Optimism is the foundation of courage.”
—Nicholas Murray Butler Philoser, Educator, Diplomat
“A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.”
—Sir Winston Churchill British Statesman, Prime Minister, Author, Nobel Prize Winner
“Wherever you go, no matter what the weather, always bring your own sunshine.”
—Anthony J. D'Angelo Founder Of The Collegiate Em Powerment Company
Stories About Optimism
The Flower Arrangement
Submitted by Juruh Gagarin
One day, during our biology class our teacher conducted a flower arrangement competition. There were five groups who competed...
By George, We Did It.
Submitted by Johanna Duggar
Sometimes, people tell me I'm weird. No one truly knows just how upset it makes me feel. I cry so much. But when I wake up, I...
Submitted by Anonymous
Rose-colored glasses get a bad name. Whenever I hear someone accused of having rose-colored glasses it usually means they are...
Everyday Hero Stories
My Grandma, Connie, is just amazing. Even though she has MS, she always looks at the bright side of things and makes everyone...
This is OPTIMISM Month at my high school. I listened to the national news this evening and my hero is the UT Women's...
My friend's grandfather, Donald C., is a man of great strength and courage. No matter what happens, he keeps moving forward...
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WE ALL NEED TO BE OPTIMISTIC AND FAITH FULL TO BE ABLE TO DEAL WITH THE CHALLENGES OF EVERY DAY
Olga Quiros, Tucson Az
u r doing a wonderful job..
Ayesha Belaal, Karachi Pakistan
dont worry, be happpay
Life is full of Optimism, when life is up and down at the same time and you see that you like something and you can do it right. You find out in the same sport, or something fifteenth about it.
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Kevin, South Carolina
"Keep trying, work hard and never give up"
Tony, New York
Me too I won't give up til the end! Thanks for that motivating
Song Muna, Nairobi Kenya
"Life is either a daring adveture...or it is nothing" Helen Keller