75 Inspirational Optimistic Quotes To Help People Rule Their Games

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You might have a positive thinking. Still daily stress might make it difficult to always see the brighter side of the things. All of us face physical, emotional, financial or social issues from time to time. Always staying upbeat and taking things into our stride might not be easy. At such times, choosing to be optimistic might seem like a faraway idea. In case, you feel that you are struggling to keep your head above the water, check out our amazing collection of optimistic quotes right now.

Optimistic Quotes:

1.“Few things in the world are more powerful than a positive push. A smile. A world of optimism and hope. A ‘you can do it’ when things are tough.” – Richard M. DeVos

2.“Optimism is essential to achievement and it is also the foundation of courage and true progress.” – Nicholas M. Butler

3.“Perpetual optimism is a force multiplier.” – Colin Powell

4.“It can be said of optimism that while sometimes mistaken, it is never sadly mistaken.” – Robert Brault

5.“Wherever my story takes me, however dark and difficult the theme, there is always some hope and redemption, not because readers like happy endings, but because I am an optimist at heart. I know the sun will rise in the morning, that there is a light at the end of every tunnel.” – Michael Morpurgo

6.“A pessimist is one who makes difficulties of his opportunities and an optimist is one who makes opportunities of his difficulties.” – Harry S Truman

7.“Optimism can be more powerful than a battery of artillery or squadron of tanks. It can be contagious and it’s necessary to being a leader.” – General Rick Hillier

8.“We would accomplish many more things if we did not think of them as impossible.” – Vince Lombardi

9.“Optimism is joyful searching; pessimism is a prison of fear and a clutching at illusionary safety.” – Kathleen A. Brehony

10.“Optimism refuses to believe that the road ends without options.” – Robert H. Schuller

11.“It’s not that optimism solves all of life’s problems; it is just that it can sometimes make the difference between coping and collapsing.” – Lucy Macdonald

12.“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.” – Albert Schweitzer

13.“The optimist proclaims that we live in the best of all possible worlds; and the pessimist fears this is true.” – James Branch Cabell

14.“Teaching is the greatest act of optimism.” – Colleen Wilcox

15.“I’m quite an optimist, quite happy in life, quite smiley.” – Sally Hawkins

16.“Optimism doesn’t wait on facts. It deals with prospects.” – Norman Cousins

17.“My optimism for life carried through my work.” – John Dyer

18.”To find optimism, look for the good things in life.” – Catherine Pulsifer

19.”Be Optimistic – People want to be around others who view life as a positive venture.” – Ace McCloud

20.“Pessimism leads to weakness, optimism to power.” – William James

21.“An optimist understands that life can be a bumpy road, but at least it is leading somewhere. They learn from mistakes and failures, and are not afraid to fail again.” – Harvey Mackay

22.“The most fearless hearts, the audacious dreamers, have always maintained a sense of optimism that often flies in the face of the available evidence.” – Martin O’Malley

23.“There is some good in this world, and it’s worth fighting for.” – J.R.R.Tolkien

24.“The biggest emotion in creation is the bridge to optimism.” – Brian May

25.“Optimism is the foundation of courage.” – Nicholas M. Butler

26.“I believe any success in life is made by going into an area with a blind, furious optimism.” – Sylvester Stallone

27.“Optimism is the madness of insisting that all is well when we are miserable.” – Voltaire

28.“Be optimistic about the future, believe in your dreams, with hard work and dedication you can make your dreams a reality.” – ATGW

29.“With optimism, you look upon the sunny side of things. People say, ‘Studs, you’re an optimist.’ I never said I was an optimist. I have hope because what’s the alternative to hope? Despair? If you have despair, you might as well put your head in the oven.” – Studs Terkel

30.“One cannot think crooked and walk straight.” – Unknown

31.“Optimism is the ultimate definition of a leader. A leader has to look optimistically at what is ahead while not ignoring the challenges that must be overcome. Those challenges are in government, politics, world leadership, and even in community life.” – Linda McMahon

32.“Optimism is a kind of heart stimulant-the digitalis of failure.” – Elbert Hubbard

33.“Optimism with some experience behind it is much more energizing than plain old experience with a certain degree of cynicism.” – Twyla Tharp

34.“Optimism is a happiness magnet. If you stay positive, good things and good people will be drawn to you.” – Mary Lou Retton

35.“For me optimism is two lovers walking into the sunset arm in arm. Or maybe into the sunrise – whatever appeals to you.” – Krzysztof Kieslowsk

36.“I’m an optimistic person, and I tend to bury my cynicism in what I read and the movies I watch. My optimism holds that the good guys eventually come out on top.” – Brad Feld

37.“Keep believing and never give up.” – Unknown

38.“Optimism is the essence of every fighter; the belief that no matter what you’ll find a way to win.” – MMA

39.“The optimistic mind achieves more and lives happier.” – Unknown

40.“If you don’t have a tonne of optimism, you’re not going to make it… you won’t be able to evangelise to everyone else. On the other hand, if you aren’t constantly paranoid about what can go wrong and put plans in place, then you’re going to get bitten at some point.” – Astro

41.“Dwell on the beauty of life. Watch the stars, and see yourself running with them.” – Marcus Au

42.“It is the hopeful, buoyant, cheerful attitude of mind that wins. Optimism is a success builder; pessimism an achievement killer.” – Orison Swett Marden

43.“Be passionate, be optimistic, be grateful.” – Conor McGregor

44.“Embrace optimism.” – Unknown

45.“Well, optimism’s a good thing. It – makes people go out and – you know, start businesses and spend and do whatever is necessary to get the economy going.” – Ben Bernanke

46.“If you can’t give children optimism, then what are you doing?” – Matt Haig

47.“Everything’s gonna be alright.” – Bob Marley

48.“As I look forward, I’m very optimistic about the things I see ahead.” – Bill Gates

49.“I am and always will be the optimist. The hoper of far-flung hopes. The dreamer of improbable.” – Unknown

50.“The essence of optimism is that it takes no account of the present, but it is a source of inspiration, of vitality and hope where others have resigned; it enables a man to hold his head high, to claim the future for himself and not to abandon it to his enemy.” – Dietrich Bonhoeffer

51.“Really great entrepreneurs have this very special mix of unstoppable optimism and scathing paranoia.” – Astro Teller

52.“I think in life, you have a choice. You can either be optimistic or pessimistic, and I go for the optimism.” – Jon Anderson

53.“Optimism is the opium of the people.” – Milan Kundera

54.“Be fanatically positive and militantly optimistic. If something is not to your liking, change your liking.” – Rick Steves

55.“I am an optimist. It does not seem too much use being anything else.” – Winston Churchill

56.“Choose to be optimistic, it feels better.” – Dalai Lama XIV

57.“The pessimist complains about the wind; the optimist expects it to change.” – William Arthur

58.“Optimism is a strategy for making a better future. Because unless you believe that the future can be better, you are unlikely to step up and take responsibility for making it so.” – Noam Chomsky

59.“The act of writing is an act of optimism. You would not take the trouble to do it if you felt it didn’t matter.” – Edward Albee

60.“One misconception is that entrepreneurs love risk. Actually, we all want things to go as we expect. What you need is a blind optimism and a tolerance for uncertainty.” – Drew Houston

61.“Expect the best.” – ATGW

62.“Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence.” – Helen Keller

63.“I’m a pessimist because of intelligence, but an optimist because of will.” – Antonio Gramsci

64.“Optimism is the key.” – Will Champion

65.“I am not a pessimist; to perceive evil where it exists is, in my opinion, a form of optimism.” – Roberto Rossellini

66.“The man who is a pessimist before 48 knows too much; if he is an optimist after it he knows too little.” – Mark Twain

67.“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.” – Lucille Ball

68.“These are the soul’s changes. I don’t believe in ageing. I believe in forever altering one’s aspect to the sun. Hence my optimism.” – Virginia Woolf

69.“Anyone interested in the future has to be otherwise he would simply shoot himself.” – Arthur C. Clarke

70.“If this is the best of possible worlds, what then are the others?” – Voltaire

71.“When you have vision it affects your attitude. Your attitude is optimistic rather than pessimistic.” – Charles R. Swindoll

72.“To the question whether I am a pessimist or an optimist, I answer that my knowledge is pessimistic, but my willing and hoping are optimistic.” – Albert Schweitzer

73.“Faithless “I always like to look on the optimistic side of life, but I am realistic enough to know that life is a complex matter.” – Walt Disney

74.“Optimism – the doctrine or belief that everything is beautiful, including what is ugly.” – Ambrose Bierce

75.“Optimism is normal, but some fortunate people are more optimistic than the rest of us. If you are genetically endowed with an optimistic bias, you hardly need to be told that you are a lucky person – you already feel fortunate.” – Daniel Kahneman


People struggle for different matters on the daily basis. At times, all of us feel that life is just out to get us! However, we believe that optimism has a great power. It can really help us to change our lives and turn the situation around. As the experts mentioned above, tapping the power of optimism can be a great thing in reaching our dreams. We hope that after reading these optimistic quotes, you are inspired to resolve your issues and make things happen for you.


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