Quote category: Optimism
The world belongs to the optimists, pessimists are only spectators.
Optimists are right. So are pessimists.
It is up to you to choose which you will be.
Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement.
Nothing can be done without hope or confidence.
The optimist proclaims that we live in the best of all possible worlds; and the pessimist fears this is true.
James Branch Cabell
An optimist may see a light where there is none, but why must the pessimist always run to blow it out?
Michael de Saint-Pierre
If you pretend to be good, the world takes you very seriously. If you pretend to be bad, it doesn't.
Such is the astounding stupidity of optimism.
The basis of optimism is sheer terror.
An optimist is a person who sees a green light everywhere, while a pessimist sees only the red stoplight... the truly wise person is colorblind.
A man may be a pessimistic determinist before lunch and an optimistic believer in the will's freedom after it.