No pessimist ever discovered the secret of the stars, or sailed to an uncharted land, or opened a new doorway for the human spirit.
In the middle of a difficulty lies opportunity.
Charles "Tremendous" Jones
If you can't be happy where you are, it's a cinch you can't be happy where you ain't.
Paul J. Meyer
Enter every activity without giving mental recognition to the possibility of defeat. Concenrate on your strengths, instead of your weaknesses...on your powers, instead of your problems.
Pessimist: One who, when he has the choice of two evils, chooses both.
A pessimist is one who makes difficulties of his opportunities and an optimist is one who makes opportunities of his difficulties.
The average pencil is seven inches long, with just a half-inch eraser-in case you thought optimism was dead.
John F. Kennedy
When you have seven percent unemployed, you have nintey-three percent working.
Optimism is the one quality more associated with success and happiness than any other.
Nicholas Murray Butler
Optimism is essential to achievement and it is also the foundation of courage and true progress.
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