Monday, May 02, 2005

Optimism Quotes

An optimist is the human personification of spring.  ~Susan J. Bissonette An optimist is a person who starts a new diet on Thanksgiving Day.  ~Irv Kupcinet Being an optimist after you've got everything you want doesn't count.  ~Kin Hubbard Optimists are nostalgic about the future.  ~Chicago Tribune Optimism is the foundation of courage.  ~Nicholas Murray Butler A pessimist is one who makes difficulties of his opportunities and an optimist is one who makes opportunities of his difficulties.  ~Harry Truman Some people are so fond of ill-luck that they run half-way to meet it.  ~Douglas Jerrold, "Meeting Troubles Half-Way," 1859 In the long run the pessimist may be proved right, but the optimist has a better time on the trip.  ~Daniel L. Reardon It doesn't hurt to be optimistic.  You can always cry later.  ~Lucimar Santos de Lima The optimist proclaims that we live in the best of all possible worlds; and the pessimist fears this is true.  ~James Branch Cabell, The Silver Stallion, 1926 Optimism is a kind of heart stimulant - the digitalis of failure.  ~Elbert Hubbard An optimist is merely an ex-pessimist with his pockets full of money, his digestion in good condition, and his wife in the country.  ~Helen Rowland Pessimist:  One who, when he has the choice of two evils


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