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
Paying It Forward
Submitted by Anonymous
One summer I was really having a tough time. My husband had left me, I was broke, and diagnosed with a serious medical...
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...
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...
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 hero is my grandmother. She has always made it a point to value what you have. To value the fact that we are blessed--we...
My hero is my grandma. She has the unshaken ability to find the good in any person. She is an optimist when hell breaks loose...
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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.