Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence.
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.
The pessimist complains about the wind; the optimist expects it to change; the realist adjusts the sails.
Optimism is a happiness magnet. If you stay positive, good things and good people will be drawn to you.
If you realized how powerful your thoughts are, you would never think a negative thought.
Perpetual optimism is a force multiplier.
Having a positive mental attitude is asking how something can be done rather than saying it can't be done.
The only limit to our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts of today.
I always like to look on the optimistic side of life, but I am realistic enough to know that life is a complex matter.
Each day provides its own gifts.
Let other pens dwell on guilt and misery.
When life knocks you down, try to land on your back. Because if you can look up, you can get up. Let your reason get you back up.
Failure is the condiment that gives success its flavor.
If you see ten troubles coming down the road, you can be sure that nine will run into the ditch before they reach you.
Do not spoil what you have by desiring what you have not; remember that what you now have was once among the things you only hoped for.
To look forward and not back, To look out and not in, and To lend a hand.
No pessimist ever discovered the secret of the stars, or sailed to an uncharted land, or opened a new doorway for the human spirit.
Life is a succession of moments, to live each one is to succeed.
We would accomplish many more things if we did not think of them as impossible.
It's easy to have faith in yourself and have discipline when you're a winner, when you're number one. What you got to have is faith and discipline when you're not a winner.
Let us be of good cheer, however, remembering that the misfortunes hardest to bear are those which never come.
Character consists of what you do on the third and fourth tries.
An optimist is a fellow who believes a housefly is looking for a way to get out.
Man's real life is happy, chiefly because he is ever expecting that it soon will be so.
There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.
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