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
My Issues Are Nothing
Submitted by Chris L.
My name is Christopher, and for 10 years I've been a member of the children's service club called Optimist International. I...
Life Is Love
Submitted by Anonymous
Life, most people say, is fleeting. It flies right by us and we barely even notice until something horrible happens. My name...
Wearing A Smile
Submitted by Jared
A few years ago I lost my buddy Jack to cancer... Wait, wait before you get all sad there's more to the story!
Jack knew me...
Everyday Hero Stories
Sam, my little brother, was adopted. When we picked him up, mum and dad knew that he was delayed. He has Autism. Sometimes...
My older sister was my hero. Dee was diagnosed with cancer in the year 2008. She'd been away from the family and living on...
I personally don't know Marin, but I know of Marin through her journal on her website. She was diagnosed with brain cancer in...
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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.