Nicholas Murray Butler
Optimism is the foundation of courage.
Optimism. The doctrine or belief that everything is beautiful, including what is ugly.
I am a big believer that eventually everything comes back to you. You get back what you give out.
Fear less, hope more;
Whine less, breathe more;
Talk less, say more;
Hate less, love more;
And all good things are yours.
May you live all the days of your life.
Reflect upon your blessings, of which every man has plenty, not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some.
Optimism is the one quality more associated with success and happiness than any other.
The doctrine that everything is beautiful, including what is ugly, everything good, especially the bad, and everything right that is wrong. ... It is hereditary, but fortunately not contagious.
The difference between an optimist and a pessimist is that an optimist thinks this is the best possible world. A pessimist fears that this is true.
John F. Kennedy
Don't ask 'Why', ask instead, 'Why not'.
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