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Optimism Quotes

Let other pens dwell on guilt and misery.

Author: Jane Austen (1775-1817)

Profession: British Novelist

Optimism. The doctrine or belief that everything is beautiful, including what is ugly.

Author: Ambrose Bierce (1842-1914)

Profession: American Author, Editor, Journalist, "The Devil's Dictionary"

An optimist is a proponent of the doctrine that black is white.

Author: Ambrose Bierce (1842-1914)

Profession: American Author, Editor, Journalist, "The Devil's Dictionary"

The world is the best of all possible worlds, and everything in it is a necessary evil.

Author: Francis H. Bradley (1846-1924)

Profession: British Philosopher

My sun sets to rise again.

Author: Robert Browning (1812-1889)

Profession: British Poet

If Christianity is pessimistic as to man, it is optimistic as to human destiny. Well, I can say that, pessimistic as to human destiny, I am optimistic as to man.

Author: Albert Camus (1913-1960)

Profession: French Existential Writer

I am an optimist. It does not seem too much use being anything else.

Author: Winston Churchill (1874-1965)

Profession: British Statesman, Prime Minister

These are not dark days: these are great days -- the greatest days our country has ever lived.

Author: Winston Churchill (1874-1965)

Profession: British Statesman, Prime Minister

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 Every decision you make is a mistake.

Author: Edward Dahlberg (1900-1977)

Profession: American Author, Critic

A man who calls bullshit fertilizer.

Author: Frank Dane

Profession:

Too cheerful a morality is a loose morality; it is appropriate only to decadent peoples and is found only among them.

Author: Emile Durkheim (1858-1917)

Profession: French Sociologist

The place where optimism flourishes most is in the lunatic asylum.

Author: Havelock Ellis (1859-1939)

Profession: British Psychologist

Vote with your life; vote yes!

Author: Das Energi

Profession:

I believe that man will not merely endure; he will prevail.

Author: William Faulkner (1897-1962)

Profession: American Novelist

One could do worse than be a swinger of birches.

Author: Robert Frost (1875-1963)

Profession: American Poet