Quote category: Optimism


The world belongs to the optimists, pessimists are only spectators.

Optimism

Francios Guizot Permalink to Francios Guizot quote

Optimists are right. So are pessimists.
It is up to you to choose which you will be.

Optimism

Harvey Mackay Permalink to Harvey Mackay quote

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

Optimism

Helen Keller Permalink to Helen Keller quote

The optimist proclaims that we live in the best of all possible worlds; and the pessimist fears this is true.

Optimism

James Branch Cabell Permalink to James Branch Cabell quote

An optimist may see a light where there is none, but why must the pessimist always run to blow it out?

Optimism

Michael de Saint-Pierre Permalink to Michael de Saint-Pierre quote

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.

Optimism

Oscar Wilde Permalink to Oscar Wilde quote

The basis of optimism is sheer terror.

Optimism

Oscar Wilde Permalink to Oscar Wilde quote

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.

Optimism

Albert Schweitzer Permalink to Albert Schweitzer quote

A man may be a pessimistic determinist before lunch and an optimistic believer in the will's freedom after it.

Optimism

Aldous Huxley Permalink to Aldous Huxley quote