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
"Roller Skates And Ice Skates"
Submitted by judy
The word"optimism" means the best! After viewing a mini video about a 1923 roller skate adventure send to me by my niece, it...
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...
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
This is OPTIMISM Month at my high school. I listened to the national news this evening and my hero is the UT Women's...
Sam, my little brother, was adopted. When we picked him up, mum and dad knew that he was delayed. He has Autism. Sometimes...
Small and mighty. That’s how many describe twelve year old middle school student Mason from Wyoming. Mason is just like...
Pass It On
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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Joe, Barre, MA
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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
Optimism never recognizes inposiblity in an opportunity but takes a step enthusiastically.
Frank olumide, Nigeria
U HAVE ME CRYING!!!
BEVERLY, BATON ROUGE, LA
RENE , PHILIPPINES
I have never been so inspired or motivated...this website keeps me driven and helps me in many aspects of my teenage life...''The pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity
Charmaine shadi Tlhapane, South Africa,Gauteng,Kelvin
This is my favorite quote. It is all about optimism...
"The probabilities are awful, but the possibilities are marvelous." Joseph Allen Stein - Architect 1912-2001
Optimism feeds off self esteem. A positive attitude creates hope.
'Gratitude' should be added to the value list. As a way of life, my spirit is renewed daily. Thanks
Betty SCOTT, ARK
"The Greatest", What a great comercial. I bookmarked your webpage and will check out the rest.
Jim Ewart, Vernon
Faith is the bird that feels the light when the dawn is still dark.