Optimism is having the most favorable outlook.

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  • “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...

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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...

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The Gift

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...

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Everyday Hero Stories

Connie G

My Grandma, Connie, is just amazing. Even though she has MS, she always looks at the bright side of things and makes everyone...

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Pat S

This is OPTIMISM Month at my high school. I listened to the national news this evening and my hero is the UT Women's...

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Donald C

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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