Optimistic Quotes

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Optimistic Quotes Index

Creative Vision
Dream Impossible Dreams
Expect a Miracle
Faith
Good Advice
Goodness in All People
How to Become an Optimist
Humorous
Importance of Optimism
Insightful
Law of Attraction
Optimist Mindset
Optimist vs. Pessimist
Perspective
Positive Mental Attitude
Power of Gratitude
Power of Your Thoughts
Profound
Secret to Success
When Adversity Strikes
Winners Mindset
You Are Magnificent

Creative Vision

"The question is not what you look at, but what you see."
~ Henry David Thoreau

"When you have vision it affects your attitude. Your attitude is optimistic rather than pessimistic."
~ Charles R. Swindoll

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Dream Impossible Dreams

I dreamed impossible dreams. And the dreams turned out beyond anything I could possibly imagine. You know, from my point of view, I'm the luckiest cat on the planet.
~ Hugh Hefner

The secret of making dreams come true can be summarized in four C's.They are Curiosity, Confidence, Courage, and Constancy; and the greatest of these is Confidence.
~ Walt Disney

"Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined."
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

"All who have accomplished great things have had a great aim, have fixed their gaze on a goal which was high, one which sometimes seemed impossible."
~ Orison Swett Marden

"Too often we jump to the conclusion that something is impossible simply because we cannot see the solution. No one knows enough to be a pessimist."
~ Wayne W Dyer

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Expect a Miracle

"Miracles happen every day. Not just in remote country villages or at holy sites halfway across the globe, but here, in our own lives."
~ Deepak Chopra

"To me every hour of the day and night is an unspeakably perfect miracle."
~ Walter Chrysler

"Miracles never cease to amaze me. I expect them, but their consistent arrival is always delightful to experience."
~ Mark Victor Hansen

"A gentle word, a kind look, a good-natured smile can work wonders and accomplish miracles."
~ William Hazlitt

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Faith

"Trust the Universe. Trust and believe and have faith. I truly had no idea how I was going to bring the knowledge of The Secret onto the movie screen. I just held to the outcome of the vision, I saw the outcome clearly in my mind, I felt it with all my might, and everything that we needed to create The Secret came to us."
~ Rhonda Byrne

"Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement.
Nothing can be done without hope or confidence."
~ Helen Keller

"Faith is taking the first step even when you don't see the whole staircase."
~ Martin Luther King, Jr.

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Good Advice

"We must become the change we wish to see in the world."
~ Mahatma Gandhi

"Ask today as you consider the many choices in your view - what is the highest and best use of your talents, skills and abilities?
When you answer that, seize the opportunity to sharpen those qualities even more sharply by applying your focused effort."
~ Mary Anne Radmacher

"Reflect upon your present blessings, of which every man has many, not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some."
~ Charles Dickens

"Don’t judge each day by the harvest you reap, but by the seeds you plant."
~ Robert Louis Stevenson

"Life is too short to spend your precious time trying to convince a person who wants to live in gloom and doom otherwise. Give lifting that person your best shot, but don't hang around long enough for his or her bad attitude to pull you down. Instead, surround yourself with optimistic people."
~ Zig Ziglar

"When you are asked if you can do a job, tell 'em, 'Certainly I can!' Then get busy and find out how to do it."
~ Theodore Roosevelt

"A healthy attitude is contagious but don’t wait to catch it from others. Be a carrier."
~ Unknown

"I am an optimist. It does not seem too much use being anything else."
~ Winston Churchill

"Every time you state what you want or believe, you're the first to hear it. It's a message to both you and others about what you think is possible. Don't put a ceiling on yourself."
~ Oprah Winfrey

"Husband and wife are advised to shun negative qualities such as fear, weakness,etc.and become strong, enthusiastic and optimistic so that peace and happiness prevail at home."
~ Yajur Veda

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Goodness in All People

"I found that in prison that I had more time to read the Bible, I had more time to contemplate life, and more time to look upon my fellow man. And I worked very hard during the period in there to help other people in the same situation. And I think that even in the most dastardly people, there is a goodness there, and you've got to find that goodness."
~ Alan Bond

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How to Become an Optimist

"I found that when you start thinking and saying what you really want then your mind automatically shifts and pulls you in that direction. And sometimes it can be that simple, just a little twist in vocabulary that illustrates your attitude and philosophy."
~ Jim Rohn

"Just smiling goes a long way toward making you feel better about life. And when you feel better about life, your life is better. With an optimistic, positive attitude toward life,the possibilities for your second prime are tremendous."
~ Art Linkletter expressed these thoughts on smiling, positive attitude and a second prime when he was 94.

"Running helps me stay on an even keel and in an optimistic frame of mind."
~ Bill Clinton

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Humorous

"The average pencil is seven inches long, with just a half-inch eraser - in case you thought optimism was dead."
~ Robert Brault

"Success is simply a matter of luck. Ask any failure."
~ Earl Wilson

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Importance of Optimism

"If I regarded my life from the point of view of the pessimist, I should be undone. I should seek in vain for the light that does not visit my eyes and the music that does not ring in my ears. I should beg night and day and never be satisfied. I should sit apart in awful solitude, a prey to fear and despair. But since I consider it a duty to myself and to others to be happy, I escape a misery worse than any physical deprivation."
~ Helen Keller

"Leaders need to be optimists. Their vision is beyond the present."
~ Rudy Giuliani

"The measure of mental health is the disposition to find good everywhere."
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

"The longer I live, the more I realize the impact of attitude on life. Attitude to me is more important than facts. It is more important than the past, than education, than money, than circumstances, than failures, than success, than what other people think or say or do. It is more important than appearance, gift, or skill. It will make or break a company ... a church ... a home. The remarkable thing is we have a choice every day regarding the attitude we will embrace for that day. We cannot change our past ... we cannot change the fact that people will act in a certain way. We cannot change the inevitable. The only thing we can do is play on the string we have, and that is our attitude. I am convinced that life is 10 percent what happens to me and 90 percent how I react to it. And so it is with you ... we are in charge of our attitudes."
~ Charles Swindoll

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Insightful

"We would accomplish many more things if we did not think of them as impossible."
~ Vince Lombardi

"Those who believe they can do something and those who believe they can't are both right."
~ Henry Ford

"Anything's possible if you've got enough nerve."
~ J. K. Rowling

"There is no way to happiness - happiness is the way."
~ Thich Nhat Hanh

"It isn't the mountains ahead that wear you out, it's the grain of sand in your shoe."
~ Unknown

"Whenever your mind is totally absorbed in whatever activities you are performing, your mind will remain calm and content."
~ Chin-Ning Chu

"When a man has put a limit on what he will do, he has put a limit on what he can do."
~ Charles M. Schwab

"Every individual’s purpose in tithing is to open up his/her awareness of universal laws. Tithing opens you, to you. You are an unlimited individual, deprived of a fuller, richer life partly because of lack of the tithing experience and expression in life."
~ Mark Victor Hansen

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Law of Attraction

"Positive things happen to positive people."
~ Sarah Beeny

"People who have drawn wealth into their lives used The Secret, whether consciously or unconsciously. They think thoughts of abundance and wealth, and they do allow any contradictory thoughts to take root in their minds."
~ Rhonda Byrne

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Optimist Mindset

"Everything in our lives is either a blessing, or a blessing in disguise."
~ Joel Fotinos

"I'm an optimist. I've always believed the future is going to be better than the past. And I also believe I have a role in that. The great thing about human beings, myself in particular, is that I can change. I can do better. If you can get up every day, stay optimistic, and believe the future is better than the past, those few things get you through a lot of tough times."
~ Jeffrey Immelt

"An enterprising person is one who comes across a pile of scrap metal and sees the making of a wonderful sculpture. An enterprising person is one who drives through an old decrepit part of town and sees a new housing development. An enterprising person is one who sees opportunity in all areas of life."
~ Jim Rohn

"You must not under any pretense allow your mind to dwell on any thought that is not positive, constructive, optimistic, kind."
~ Emmet Fox

"As I look forward, I'm very optimistic about the things I see ahead."
~ Bill Gates

"The essence of optimism is that it takes no account of the present, but it is a source of inspiration, of vitality and hope where others have resigned; it enables a man to hold his head high, to claim the future for himself and not to abandon it to his enemy."
~ Dietrich Bonhoeffer

"Think of yourself as on the threshold of unparalleled success. A whole, clear, glorious life lies before you. Achieve! Achieve!"
~ Andrew Carnegie

I always knew I was going to be rich. I don’t think I ever doubted it for a minute.
~ Warren Buffett

"Focus on giving smiles away and you will always discover that your own smiles will always be in great supply."
~ Joyce Meyer

"It ain't as bad as you think. It will look better in the morning."
~ Colin Powell

"There are no bad experiences. No matter what I go through in life - whether it's a challenging experience or a pleasurable one- every experience provides me something of value if I look for it."
~ Tony Robbins

"If you don't have any money, it is still a simple process to create in your feelings an acknowledgment that what you do have is abundance and that the world is, in fact, an abundant place to be."
~ Stuart Wilde

"All my life I have always known I was born to greatness."
~ Oprah Winfrey

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Optimist vs. Pessimist

"An optimist sees an opportunity in every calamity; a pessimist sees a calamity in every opportunity."
~ Sir Winston Churchill

"Many an optimist has become rich by buying out a pessimist."
~ Robert G Allen

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Perspective

"You can complain because roses have thorns, or you can rejoice because thorns have roses."
~ Ziggy

"If you nurture your mind, body, and spirit, your time will expand. You will gain a new perspective that will allow you to accomplish much more."
~ Brian Koslow

"You must look within for value, but must look beyond for perspective."
~ Denis Waitley

"We can train ourselves to view life from more joyful perspectives."
~ Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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Positive Mental Attitude

"You don't have to be the biggest to beat the biggest."
~ Ross Perot

"One day our grandchildren will go to museums to see what poverty was like."
~ Muhammad Yunus

"Attitude is everything".
~ Charles Swindoll

"Happiness is mostly a result of choosing a positive outlook on life rather than being controlled by circumstances."
~ Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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Power of Gratitude

"Count your blessings. Once you realize how valuable you are and how much you have going for you, the smiles will return, the sun will break out, the music will play, and you will finally be able to move forward the life that God intended for you with grace, strength, courage, and confidence."
~ Og Mandino

"When you live your life with an appreciation of coincidences and their meanings, you connect with the underlying field of infinite possibilities."
~ Deepak Chopra

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Power of Your Thoughts

"Explain to people that everything they say is an affirmation. Everything they think is an affirmation. Everything! What you want to do is to get control of what you are saying and thinking, so these things bring you good experiences in life rather than rotten experiences."
~ Louise Hay

"We are what we think. All that we are arises with our thoughts. With our thoughts we make the world."
~ Gautama Buddha

"Believe that life is worth living and your belief will help create the fact."
~ William James

"Whether you think you can or think you can't -- you are right."
~ Henry Ford

"Our beliefs are like the unquestioned commands, telling us how things are, what's possible and what's impossible, what we can and can not do."
~ Tony Robbins

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Profound

"The rich get richer. Not only because they have surpluses with which to invest, but because of the overriding emotional release they experience from having wealth."
~ Stuart Wilde

"The way you think, the way you behave, the way you eat, can influence your life by 30 to 50 years. Most people believe that aging is universal but there are biological organisms that never age."
~ Deepak Chopra

"I think earning money is the simplest thing in the world once you learn how to do it. It’s like driving a car. It’s simple if you know how to do it."
~ Bob Proctor

"Sometimes your joy is the source of your smile, but sometimes your smile can be the source of your joy."
~ Thich Nhat Hanh

"The Universe doesn't know the difference between a dime and a million. If you refuse the dime, the Universe thinks you don't want money, so you collapse your chances."
~ Stuart Wilde

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Secret to Success

"Whatever qualities the rich may have, they can be acquired by anyone with the tenacity to become rich. The key, I think, is confidence. Confidence and an unshakable belief it can be done and that you are the one to do it."
~ Felix Dennis

"The big secret in life is that there is no big secret. Whatever your goal, you can get there if you're willing to work."
~ Oprah Winfrey

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When Adversity Strikes

"Laugh at yourself and at life. Not in the spirit of derision or whining self-pity, but as a remedy, a miracle drug, that will ease your pain, cure your depression, and help you to put in perspective that seemingly terrible defeat and worry with laughter at your predicaments, thus freeing your mind to think clearly toward the solution that is certain to come. Never take yourself too seriously."
~ Og Mandino

"If life gives you lemons, make lemonade"
~ Dale Carnegie

"Every problem has a gift for you in its hands."
~ Richard Bach

"Battles are fought in our minds every day. When we begin to feel the battle is just too difficult and want to give up, we must choose to resist negative thoughts and be determined to rise above our problems."
~ Joyce Meyer

"The greatest glory in living lies not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall."
~ Nelson Mandela

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Winners Mindset

"It's easy to have faith in yourself and have discipline when you're a winner, when you're number one. What you've got to have is faith and discipline when you're not yet a winner."
~ Vince Lombardi

"A positive attitude is important, but it is only part of the story. Understanding how to surmount pain, doubt, and failure is a vital component in winning the game of life."
~ Chin-Ning Chu

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You Are Magnificent

"God didn't have time to make a nobody, only a somebody.I believe that each of us has God-given talents within us waiting to be brought to fruition."
~ Mary Kay Ash

"Each of us has much more hidden inside us than we have had a chance to explore. Unless we create an environment that enables us to discover the limits of our potential, we will never know what we have inside of us."
~ Muhammad Yunus

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